This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashreigney, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18

Guide Price £349,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting/Dining Room/Kitchen
  • Second Reception Room
  • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Includes self contained annex
  • Suit dual occupation
  • Suit home & income
  • Garage + Parking for 6
  • Stream bordered gardens

Full description

A charming detached period cottage with self contained wing/annexe suitable for in laws/renting all set in half acre garden in timeless & tranquil hamlet. 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2/3 Recs, Garage etc. EPC Band E.


Situation And Amenities - Church Water is situated in a timeless and tranquil rural location between the villages of Ashreigney and Riddlecombe. Ashreigney has a church, village hall and bus serving Chulmleigh and Barnstaple. The local town of Chulmleigh, approximately 4 1/2 miles, offers an excellent range of day to day facilities including; post office, shops, medical centre, banking, church, chapel, senior and junior schooling and popular 18-hole short hole golf course. The larger Market Town of South Molton is about 14 miles offering a further range of amenities whilst the regional centre of Barnstaple is also 14 miles offering an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities and from there, to the west, is the renowned North Devon Coastline with extensive sandy surfing beaches, all within easy reach by car. About 26 miles distant, to the south, is the Cathedral City of Exeter which offers an extensive range of facilities, as you would expect, with direct access on to the M5 Motorway as well as an airport and mainline railway networks. There is a branch line service running along the Tarka line from Exeter to Barnstaple through Eggesford and Kings Nympton station both within easy reach from the property.

Description - A charming detached period cottage which presents elevations of stone and painted render with leaded light windows and heavy wooden handmade studded front doors, beneath a slate roof. We understand that the property originally dates from around 1750, although an extension was added about 100 years ago. The property offers characterful accommodation which is arranged over 2 storeys and has potential for dual occupation use or a number of home & income uses. This includes on the ground floor; entrance porch, sitting/dining room and kitchen. On the first floor; landing, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. The adjoining wing can intercommunicate or be self contained, this offers a further; hall, sitting room, bedroom and bathroom. Externally there is a gardeners WC, garage, parking for 6 vehicles, dog enclosure and mature stream bordered gardens of about 1/2 an acre. The layout of accommodation is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:

Ground Floor -

Entrance Porch - Front door with stained glass panel incorporating the name of the property and depicting the church that once stood nearby and the bridge at the bottom of the valley which is still in place.

Open Plan Sitting/ Dining Room/ Kitchen - Within the sitting area is a period fireplace with multi-fuel burner, bread oven, beam above, there is a beamed ceiling and a doorway conceals a staircase rising to the first floor described later. There is then a dining area and perpendicular beams separating the kitchen which is in a country theme incorporating; LPG hob, single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining tiled work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, free standing dresser, painted antique corner shelving and adjacent antique painted wall shelving, space and point for electric cooker, recess under stairs and meter cupboard.

First Floor -

Landing -

Bedroom 1 - Range of built in bedroom furniture incorporating two double and two single wardrobes, bridge cupboards above, dressing table, stripped wood flooring.

Bedroom 2 - Stripped wood flooring, shelf, trap to loft space, Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.

Shower Room - With shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash basin.
As previously mentioned the adjoining wing can be accessed internally or be self contained. The internal access is via the sitting room, otherwise the self contained access is via its own front door into an:

Entrance Hall - With exposed stonework and display niche.

Reception Room - With working stone fireplace, exposed stone chimney breast incorporating many display recesses, part beamed ceiling, cupboard under stairs, built in wall cupboard.

First Floor -

Landing - Trap to loft space.

Bedroom - With stripped wood flooring, built in eye level cupboards, built in storage cupboard, ornamental fireplace.

Bathroom/ Utility Room - With panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, plumbing for washing machine, wall cupboards, overhead electric fire.

Special Note - There are views into the valley from all of the bedrooms.

Outside - Attached to the property is a gardeners WC, there is also a log store and:

Detached Garage - With two wooden doors. There is a driveway providing parking for six vehicles, there is also a greenhouse and dog enclosure including internal and external runs as well as two kennels.

The cottage is elevated above the gardens which follow the side of the valley and are generally laid to lawns for ease of maintenance with raised stone edged borders. Fruit trees include Apple, Cherry & Damson on the lower lawn.The whole is Bordered by a stream.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment by the sole selling agents Barnstaple office.

Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed along the A377 towards Umberleigh for approximately 6 miles. Pass the garage/supermarket on the right and then turn next right signposted to Atherington. On entering the village, turn left to High Bickington, pass through the village and follow the B3217 passing Libbaton Golf Course on your right hand side. Continue until you eventually see a signpost on your left directing to Ashreigney 3 miles. Take this road and continue for about 2.7 miles and on the edge of the village, bear right at the crossroads on to the Riddlecombe, Torrington road. Continue down this lane for about 1/2 a mile and the property will be found on the left hand side just as you start rising from the bottom of the valley.

Services - Mains, electricity and water, private drainage (recently replaced), oil fired central heating.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 September 2015


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 25835369. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Stags, Barnstaple. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.