4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleEast Street, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18
Guide Price £365,000
- Living Room
- Dining Room
- Kitchen and Utility
- 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom
- Attractive Gardens
- Courtyard of Buildings
- Potential for Conversion (stp)
- Off Road Parking
A very appealing and well presented period cottage with much charm and character. Living room, dining room, kitchen, utility, bathroom and 4 bedrooms. Attractive gardens, useful courtyard of buildings with potential (stp) and off road parking. EPC Exempt.
Situation - Culverhill House is set toward the edge of the sought after small town of Chulmleigh. The small town is set on the eastern side of the highly attractive Taw valley amongst some of Devon's most unspoilt countryside. The town offers excellent day to day facilities including post office, shops, public houses, banking, church and chapel, excellent senior and junior schooling and popular 18 hole short hole golf course.
The local market town of South Molton is about 8 miles via country lanes via Kings Nympton or 12 miles via the A377 and B3226 and offers a further range of amenities.
About 20 miles to the east is Tiverton and Junction 27 on the M5 is a further seven miles where there is also a station on the Paddington line at Tiverton Parkway. To the south, the Cathedral City of Exeter, about 24 miles, also offers direct access onto the M5 motorway as well as an airport. There is a sprinter branch line service running along the Tarka Line from Exeter to Barnstaple through Eggesford or Kings Nympton station within a short distance of the property.
To the north the North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 18 miles and offers an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities and from there to the west, a further seven miles, is the renowned North Devon coastline with extensive sandy beaches. Both Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks are within easy reach by car.
Description - Culverhill House is a well presented Grade II listed property with much character and appeal. Attractive features include beamed ceilings, window seats and an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. There is a sheltered and south facing cottage garden.
There is a courtyard of useful buildings to the side which formally had the benefit of planning consent for the creation of a further dwelling (application number 40092 dated 11th July 2005 at North Devon District Council) but this has now lapsed. Currently the outbuildings are used for storage, car ports and workshops and form two sides of a courtyard with parking for a number of cars.
Ground Floor - Front door into HALLWAY which in turn gives access to the main reception rooms. The LIVING ROOM which is a lovely room with character features including an inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove, ceiling beams and window seat with an outlook over the garden. Tucked away in the corner is a useful area for storage or for use as a small study. A door and stairs lead to the first floor. The DINING ROOM has a fireplace with timber mantle over, garden outlook and exposed ceiling timbers. The KITCHEN has a high vaulted ceiling, tiled floor and fitted base unit with Belfast sink and timber worktop/drainer to the side. Electric cooker point. Off the kitchen is a UTILITY AREA with Belfast sink, and a further room with plumbing for washing machine and shelving. The BATHROOM has a tiled floor, panelled bath, low level WC, wash basin and airing cupboard.
First Floor - GALLERIED LANDING leads off to THREE BEDROOMS on this floor which all have an outlook over the garden.
Second Floor - Off the landing a door and staircase leads to a LOFT ROOM/BEDROOM 4 with exposed original roof timbers.
Outside - The property is approached over a short driveway to a COURTYARD that provides plenty of parking room and is flanked on two sides by timber framed buildings comprising CAR PORTS, STORAGE and WORKSHOPS. A walkway leads through to the rear of the cottage with a path continuing to the back door. The south facing GARDEN enjoys an excellent degree of privacy with a lawned area bordered by many mature shrubs and plants.
Planning Permission - The courtyard of useful buildings to the side formally had the benefit of planning consent for the creation of a further dwelling (application number 40092 dated 11th July 2005 at North Devon District Council) but this has now lapsed. These plans can be viewed if required.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.
Directions - From the centre of Chulmleigh, proceed into East Street, passing Chulmleigh Bakery on your right. Continue along the street towards the edge of town and Culverhill House will be found on the right.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating via radiators.
Note - There is a right of way over part of the courtyard to a neighbouring property.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
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