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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Milltown, Muddiford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £410,000

Property Description

Key features

  • RECENTLY REFURBISHED CHARMING DETACHED CHARACTER COTTAGE
  • TASTEFULLY DECORATED THROUGHOUT
  • SITTING ROOM WITH INGLENOOK FIREPLACE AND WOOD BURNER
  • NEWLY FITTED KITCHEN WITH QUALITY UNITS AND UTILITY TO THE REAR WITH MATCHING UNITS
  • GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM
  • SEPARATE DUAL ASPECT DINING ROOM
  • AMPLE OFF-ROAD PARKING AREAS TO THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE PROPERTY PLUS A DOUBLE GARAGE WITH ADJOINING STUDIO AND WORKSHOP
  • LOVELY MATURE LANDSCAPED GARDENS EXTENDING TO APPROX. TWO-THIRDS OF AN ACRE WITH SMALL WOODLAND COPSE TO THE REAR BOUNDARY
  • TWO FURTHER ATTIC ROOMS (with restricted head height)
  • LPG CENTRAL HEATING

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in this peaceful and elevated position in the pretty hamlet of Milltown, enjoying views towards open fields and countryside, this is a recently refurbished, extremely well presented 3/4 bedroom detached character cottage set within grounds of approximately two-thirds of an acre of landscaped gardens and enjoying an excellent degree of privacy, as well as ample off road parking, double garage and studio and workshop.

The vendor has greatly improved the property since occupation and now benefits from pvcu double glazed windows, newly fitted kitchen, utility and bathroom - all fitted to an excellent standard with quality fixtures, fittings and sanitary ware and it is therefore strongly advised that purchasers should inspect the property to appreciate the quality of workmanship undertaken.

In brief the accommodation comprises: entrance hall with stairs to first floor, charming triple aspect sitting room with Inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, window seat and views to the front elevation over the garden and open fields beyond. Off the hall is a newly fitted kitchen
comprehensively equipped with a range of Shaker-style wall and base units with ample work surfaces incorporating breakfast bar, inset one and a half bowl porcelain sink with tiled splashback, glass fronted wall cupboards with inset lighting, former fireplace recess with inset beam and bread oven housing the Rangemaster cooker, window enjoying views over the front garden to open fields beyond and quality flooring which extends through to the newly fitted utility room with matching units with work surfaces, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for tumble dryer and fridge freezer, door to outside and wall mounted Baxi LPG boiler. A door leads to the cloakroom with 2-piece white suite. Off the kitchen is the dual aspect dining room with double glazed sliding patio doors leading to the paved patio.

On the first floor is a large landing with window to rear. The master bedroom has a fitted double wardrobe with lattice painted doors, Victorian fireplace and lovely views over open fields and countryside. Bedroom 2, a further double room, also enjoys views, with built-in airing cupboard with towel rail/radiator and stairs leading to the second floor. Bedroom 3, a generous dual aspect single room and a newly fitted family bathroom with 4-piece white suite comprising bath with mixer shower attachment, corner shower cubicle, vanitory wash basin and w.c. From bedroom 2 stairs lead to the second floor with two further attic rooms (both with restricted head height) ideal for a
teenager and both having Velux windows and storage areas.

Outside, the vendor has spent considerable time, effort and expense in landscaping the gardens to offer lawned areas, beds and winding pathways leading to various private patios and further areas of garden. On the lower level lawn there is a children's tree playhouse with gantry and ladder. There is an area laid to chippings providing parking for at least 2/3 vehicles with natural stone bank and a pathway leading to the cottage. At the front of the property is a large paved patio area, ideal for outdoor dining with a delightful covered seating area. To the side is a pathway leading to the rear garden, vegetable plot and at the top of the garden is a lovely decked area, ideal for outdoor dining, and sliding patio doors giving access to the studio, (17' x 11'2" (5.18m x 3.4m) recently timber clad, with power ideal to enjoy a summers evening with lovely views over the gardens and open fields beyond. Adjoining the studio is a double garage (19'1" x 15'6" (5.82m x 4.72m) with up and over door, power and light connected and leading to a further area providing ample parking. Also adjoining the studio is a workshop (17' x 11'2" (5.18m x 3.4m) with light. The gardens are a most attractive feature of the property and provide a lovely area for children and adults to enjoy.

The property is well situated in this pleasant village which offers a local inn and is situated close to the North Devon countryside yet within approximately 4 miles of Barnstaple town centre, which offers a variety of high street shops, banks and leisure facilities. The North Devon coast is within easy reach and the popular sandy surfing beaches at Saunton, Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Woolacombe are all readily accessible. For golfers there are the two Championship Courses at Saunton and Ilfracombe. At Barnstaple access is gained to the North Devon Link Road which provides a fast route to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27 (Tiverton) about 30 miles away.
From Barnstaple take the A39 signposted Lynton. At the traffic lights at North Devon District Hospital continue straight ahead and take the next turning left onto the B3230. Follow the road into the village of Muddiford, proceed through the village passing the pub and upon reaching the crossroad turn right opposite the turning signposted to Whiddon. Continue just a few yards and take the lane on the left. Just a short way along on the right is one of the parking areas for the property with a pathway which leads to the house. The lane does continue around to the right where the property and additional parking with the garage will be found.


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