2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleWest Worlington, Crediton, Devon, EX17
- 2 Reception Rooms
- 2 Bedrooms
- Diverse Mature Gardens
- Studio, Car Port and Summerhouse
- Fine Views
- Total about Half an Acre
A delightful period cottage with much character and stunning gardens. Sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and 2 bedrooms. Diverse mature gardens with studio, car port, summerhouse and fine views across the valley. Total about half an acre. EPC Exempt.
Situation - Lower Cottage is set in the picturesque and award winning mid Devon village of West Worlington and forms part of an attractive group of historic dwellings that back on to the Church of St. Mary.
Twinned with East Worlington, the villages are renowned for their peaceful rural environment in the beautiful Little Dart valley. The villages have an excellent community spirit and have won several awards from the Council of Protection for Rural England. East Worlington has a highly rated primary school, parish hall and church. The villages also have their own website - www.eastandwestworlington.btck.co.uk.
The property is about two and half miles from the popular village of Witheridge, which has excellent day to day facilities including public houses, newsagents, general stores/post office, primary school, church and sports club. It is also ideally placed for access to the local town of Chulmleigh (about seven miles) and the market towns of South Molton, approximately 10 miles and Tiverton, some 13 miles distant, all providing an excellent range of retail, recreational and educational facilities. Approximately seven miles further to the east of Tiverton is Junction 27 of the M5 where there is also Tiverton Parkway Railway Station on the London Paddington line.
Description - Lower Cottage is a lovely example of a Grade II listed Devon cottage and is believed to date from the 16th Century. The very appealing property has many fine features indicative of its age including exposed ceiling beams, a large inglenook fireplace in the living room and exposed stone walling.
Accommodation - Part glazed old front door to ENTRANCE HALL with under stairs cupboard. A door leads into the LIVING/DINING ROOM , a double aspect room with stairs rising to the first floor and with period features including a large inglenook fireplace with bread oven, woodburning stove and firewood store to the right hand side. Exposed ceiling beams and built in display cupboards.
The INNER HALL has a built in storage cupboard and a door into the BATHROOM with panelled bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC.
From the inner hall steps lead down to the double aspect KITCHEN with tiled floor and fitted with a timber worktops with space below for fridge, Aga companion cooker with hob over and Belfast sink along with a range of wall mounted cupboards. A stone archway and two steps lead down to the BREAKFAST ROOM with tiled floor, fitted store cupboard and part glazed stable door to outside.
On the first floor the LANDING has doors off to TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS with bedroom 1 a double aspect room with an EN-SUITE with WC and wash basin and bedroom 2 having an outlook over the churchyard.
Outside - The gardens stretch away from the cottage and are a particular selling feature of the property. Initially there is a patio area outside of the breakfast room, with a pathway leading away from the cottage to further diverse areas of mature garden comprising areas of lawn enclosed by well planted borders, an orchard and vegetable garden.
A short path from the cottage leads to a stone BUILDING with space and plumbing for washing machine and further space for appliances and a covered area to the front and a paved area to the side with GREENHOUSE.
Adjacent to this is a recently built and very useful CAR PORT and STUDIO with the car port (16' x 9'6") having a storage room to the rear. The studio (10'8" x 9'11") has a slate tiled floor and a shelved store room to the rear and is currently used as a hobbies room. Tucked away is a well placed SUMMERHOUSE (10' x 6') which overlooks a pond surrounded by mature plants and shrubs.
The gardens are served by a separate, gated entrance with a driveway leading to a parking and turning area to the front of the studio.
The gardens enjoy a lovely outlook across the valley and in total the property extends to about HALF AN ACRE.
Services - Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating to the ground floor.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents Stags on 01769 572263.
Directions - From South Molton, leave via New Road B3137 signed to Witheridge. Stay on this road and drive through the villages of Alswear and Meshaw. Soon after Meshaw turn right at Gidley Cross (the first four way junction after Meshaw). Follow this road for a short distance and then turn left at Burrow Cross signed Worlington/Drayford. Stay on this road for approximately 2 miles and turn right at Thornhill Chapel Cross signed Worlington/Lapford. Stay on this road and continue into East Worlington, drive through the village and into the valley and continue straight on at the next junction towards West Worlington. At the next junction (West Worlington Cross) turn right onto a track and the rear gated entrance to the gardens and parking will be soon found on the left.
Alternatively, if approaching from Tiverton, take the B3137 westwards out of the town signposted to Witheridge. Drive for about 10 miles and upon reaching the centre of Witheridge turn left into The Square and leave the village along West Street signed to Drayford. Continue to Drayford and at the T junction turn right signed to East Worlington and then the next left signed to East Worlington. Continue along this lane and at the next T junction turn left into East Worlington. Drive through the village and into the valley and continue straight on at the next junction towards West Worlington. At the next junction (West Worlington Cross) turn right onto a track and the rear gated entrance to the gardens and parking will be soon found on the left.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
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