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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Beautiful grounds in Atherington, Barnstaple

Sold STC £399,950

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A superbly presented 3 Bedroom and 2 Reception Room character cottage with a Garage and Workshop, a refurbished stone-built Office / Hobby Room and fantastic grounds surrounded by farmland on 3 sides - every gardeners delight. You have just found your dream home!

Reception Porch - Solid wooden door off. Tiled flooring.

Lounge - 15'8 + recess x 12'8 (4.78m +recess x 3.86m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking front elevation and wood oak leaded framed window to the Utility. Inglenook fireplace housing wood burner, with bread oven on tiled hearth and wooden lintel over, stairs to First Floor Landing, radiator, engineered oak wooden flooring, exposed beams.

Dining Room - 13'4 x 8'3 (4.06m x 2.51m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking front elevation. Understairs storage cupboard, recess arches, exposed beam, radiator, tiled flooring. Arch to Kitchen.

Kitchen - 16'0 x 7'9 (4.88m x 2.36m) - Modern fitted Kitchen with a range of pine fronted units comprising single bowl stainless drainer sink inset into work surface with cupboards below, adjoining matching work surface with drawers and cupboards below, appliance space. Plumbing for dishwasher, integrated electric oven, hob and extractor over. Slate splashbacking, wall mounted boiler supplying central heating system, matching wall cabinet, down lighters, tiled flooring. UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. 2 UPVC double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens, tiled flooring.

Utility Room - 12'11 narrowing to 6'8 x 12'9 narrowing to 5'6 (3. - Comprising white ceramic single bowl drainer sink inset into work surface with cupboards and appliance space below. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for upright fridge / freezer. Access to insulated roof space, radiator, tiled flooring, down lighters. UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Semi Glazed UPVC door to rear gardens..

Shower Room - White suite that includes a shower cubicle with electric shower in fully tiled surround, WC, pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splashbacking. Chrome heated towel rail, extractor down lighters, tiled flooring. UPVC double glazed opaque window.

First Floor Landing -

Snug - 9'10 x 9'9 (3.00m x 2.97m) - Originally Bedroom 4. UPVC double glazed window overlooking front elevation. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged tank with slatted linen shelving, access to insulated roof space, radiator, fitted carpet, down lighters.

Bedroom 1 - 13'7 x 9'2 + recess (4.14m x 2.79m +recess) - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking front and side elevations. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 - 12'7 x 9'3 + recess (3.84m x 2.82m +recess) - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking front and side elevations. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 - 11'8 x 9'0 (3.56m x 2.74m) - UPVC double glazed window enjoying a delightful outlook over the rear gardens with distant glimpses of open countryside. Exposed beam, radiator, engineered oak wooden flooring.

Bathroom - 3-piece White suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower in extensive tiled surround, WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashbacking. Extractor, chrome heated towel rail, down lighters, vinyl floor covering. UPVC double glazed window overlooking views of the countryside. .

Outside - To the front of the property there is a private tarmacadam driveway with parking and turning areas for several vehicles, an area of lawned garden with beech hedging and dwarf walling.

Prefabricated Garage - 19'9 x 8'0 (6.02m x 2.44m) - With light and power connected. Access to the adjoining Workshop - 19'9 x 7'2 (6.02m x 2.18m) also with light and power connected.

From the driveway, a pedestrian gate and 5-bar gate lead to the large rear gardens which are a particular feature of the property that are child and dog friendly being fully enclosed. To the right hand side of the property there is a small stream and area of garden where the present owner used to keep ducks, timber Shed and large Wood Store. There are gravelled areas with a variety of flower and shrub beds, rose beds with box hedging and climbing roses, a raised fishpond with natural stone walling and steps leading to a covered gazebo with seating for six overlooking the gardens. Mature trees including horse chestnut, 2 oak trees, birch and also a black walnut tree, bamboo and gunnera. Large expanses of lawned areas, there is a refurbished stone building - 8'4 x 8'2 (2.54m x 2.49m) with a vaulted ceiling, lime rendered internally and with light and power connected and a pitched roof with exposed beams, that would lend itself to a number of uses, such as a home office, hobby room or occasional bedroom. Virginia creeper and climbing rose as well as outside lighting. There is a Summerhouse, a Greenhouse and 2 gardens Sheds, productive fruit and vegetable plots, there is also a chicken run. Further Wood Store and water tap. For any purchaser wishing to buy an immaculately presented family home with superb grounds and gardens - this could be your dream home.

Directions - From Barnstaple continue through Newport over the roundabout onto the A377 signposted Crediton / Exeter. Follow this road through Chapelton and take the right hand turning signposted Atherington. Follow this road where Riverlake Cottage will be located on your right hand side with a nameplate and For Sale sign clearly displayed.

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