3 bedroom cottage for sale

Fore Street, Kingsbridge

Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Enclosed level garden with patio areas
  • Summer house with power and lighting
  • Open plan living accommodation
  • Original character features
  • Walking distance to town amenities
  • Beautiful far reaching views across the town to the countryside

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Luscombe Maye's office, proceed down Fore Street on the right hand side, next to Herrings Shoes is a pedestrian door marked 'Garden Cottages', proceed along this side alley and Rose Cottage will be seen a short way along on the left hand side. There is also a pedestrian access from Western Backway along White Hart Passage.  

SITUATION Rose Cottage is nestled in the very heart of Kingsbridge surrounded by unique character cottages and has a delightful outlook over the Kingsbridge countryside.

The property is situated in a convenient location within level and close walking distance to the top of Fore Street and a short walk from the Quay and Salcombe Estuary with moorings.

Kingsbridge is situated at the head of the Salcombe Estuary and has a Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool and bowls arena, a Cottage Hospital, the highly regarded Kingsbridge Community College, a variety of restaurants and pubs, a cinema, harbour and boating facilities together with a range of independent shops and two supermarkets.

The South Devon coastline is renowned for spectacular scenery and beaches, stretching from the mouth of the Dart in the east to Plymouth Sound in the west. The nearest beaches at Bantham (Approx. 5 miles) and Slapton Sands (Approx. 6 miles) offer splendid clifftop and coastal walks where you can enjoy the spectacular rugged splendour the South Hams Coastline has to offer.

The popular sailing resort of Salcombe is about 7 miles distant by road, with an excellent range of recreational and shopping facilities and the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth, North Sands and South Sands.

There are golf clubs at nearby Bigbury and Thurlestone, flanking the mouth of the River Avon, and Dartmouth Golf and Country Club about 10 miles distant.

The City of Plymouth, about 21 miles away, has a full range of facilities, including an excellent modern theatre, ferry service to France and Spain, and mainline railway station with direct services to Cornwall, London and the Midlands. The nearby Elizabethan town of Totnes is located about 13 miles away and offers mainline railway services together with a range of local and independent shops and a regular market. 

DESCRIPTION Rose Cottage is an attached stone cottage set under a pitched roof and has been used for many years a second home for the present owners as well as a successful private holiday let. Because of its very private and secret location within Fore Street, this delightful cottage really is a hidden Gem.

The cottage offers original features including cottage windows, exposed beams and beautiful feature fire place with a coal effect electric fire. The ground floor offers an open plan accommodation with quality kitchen with integrated appliances and dining room table together with ample storage. The living room benefits from access to the garden together with feature fire place recessed alcoves, an entrance porch/ utility completes the first floor.

The first floor accommodation comprised 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.

The garden is south west facing and enjoys a sunny aspect for the majority of the afternoon and evening. The garden benefits from private patio areas together with established flowers beds to borders and a variety of shrubs and bushes.

A detached timber built summer house with slate roof, power and lighting makes for a fantastic edition to Rose Cottage and can be used as flexible accommodation, studio or home office.  

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: Part glazed food to: 

ENTRANCE HALL Range of fitted wall units with granite effect worksurfaces and space and plumbing for washing machine. Window to side and coat hanging space. Tiled floor, fuse box and meters.  

LIVING ROOM AREA Original flagstone flooring, exposed stone feature fire place with coal effect gas fire and brick surround stood on a slate hearth. Recessed alcove with wooden storage cupboards with seating above. Glazed door to garden, stairs to first floor.  

KITCHEN & DINING AREA A high quality fitted kitchen with a range of wall and floor units comprising cupboards and drawers, wine rack, LAMONA double electric oven and grill with 4 ring LAMONA electric hob. Integrated slim line dishwasher and fridge and freezer. Granite effect worksurfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer. Window to garden, tiled surround and slate floor. Space for dining table and chairs with recessed shelving and storage space.

From the living room area, stairs lead to the first floor accommodation.  

LANDING Exposed beams to ceiling 

BEDROOM 1 A bright double bedroom with window overlooking rear garden and views. Exposed beams to ceiling 

BEDROOM 2 A bright double bedroom with window overlooking rear garden and views. Exposed beams to ceiling. 

BEDROOM 3 Currently housing bunk beds, integral window to landing. Recessed storage with shelving. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and tiled surround. Low level WC, pedestal hand basin with mirror, light and shavers point. Obscure glazed window to side. Exposed beams to ceiling. Wall mounted gas boiler. Access to loft space.  

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is a vibrant and established garden with immaculately maintained flowers beds to boards with an array of flowers providing a backdrop of colour throughout the year. The garden is south west facing and enjoys a sunny and uninterrupted aspect with seating and patio areas positioned to make the most of the sunlight.

A detached timber summerhouse with slate roof and with dual aspect windows is located in the garden which can be used for a variety of uses and power and therefore it can be enjoyed throughout the year.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electric, water and drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'B'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5NE
Tel: 01803 861234
 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 1PP
Tel: 01548 857474
 

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08 November 2016

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (9.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Kingsbridge - Sales

62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1PP

01548 466008 Local call rate

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