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2 bedroom cottage for sale

The Rock, Pilton, Barnstaple

Offers in Region of £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 18th Cent character cottage
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • cosy character lounge
  • hall, spacious bathroom
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • loft with conversion potential
  • cottage style garden with views
  • front courtyard garden

Full description

This pretty end of terrace cottage is set on "The Rock" in Pilton, part of the ancient heart of Barnstaple with a thriving local community. It has some far reaching views over Barnstaple and the hills beyond and is a peaceful location, not overlooked by neighbours, and under 10 minutes walk of the Town centre. the sunny cottage garden is well stocked with perennial shrubs and includes fruit trees, bushes and a small vegetable plot. The current owners developed architect's plans for a loft conversion and outdoor space.

Some 5 miles to the west of Barnstaple is the popular village of Braunton and beyond access through to the dramatic North Devon coastal scenery at Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe with associated leisure facilities surfing, golf, fishing and the like. 

The cottage is a particularly well presented, end of terrace with a small private courtyard garden to the front with door leading into a side entrance passage serving both 41 The Rock and its neighbour. The cottage opens into its entrance hall with store cupboard, spacious character lounge with window to the south front with open aspect over the town and beyond, stone fireplace with Villager gas fired log burner, exposed beams


across the hall, bathroom with 4 piece suite including bath, shower cubicle and airing cupboard.  Beyond is the kitchen/breakfast room with a variety of base and wall units, work surfaces, sink unit, built in electric oven and 4 ring electric hob, plumbing for washing machine and gas fired central heating boiler. Double patio doors give access to the cottage style garden. From the hall stairs rise to the first floor landing with 2 double bedrooms with exposed floorboards. Outside to the front of the property is a small open private courtyard area with shrubs and plants.  To the rear is a delightful cottage garden style area with patio adjoining the kitchen leading down through various fruit trees with lawn, flower borders to a kitchen garden area. The garden adjoins the church yard and being elevated gives the property views.


All mains connected.


Council Tax

Band B. 


EPC Rating

Band F.



By appointment through the Agents, Phillips Smith & Dunn on 01271 327878 or through Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204.


From the centre of Barnstaple continue out of the town towards Pilton and continue up Pilton High Street.  At the top of the street just prior to the church turn right into The Rock and after a short distance the first set of steps to the left rise up and bearing left leads up to the front of the cottage.  Ref:  9939

Entrance Hall 

4.27m x 3.05m

Kitchen/breakfast room 
3.66m x 2.74m



Bedroom 1 
3.71m x 2.59m

Side Entrance  

Bedroom 2 
3.33m x 2.69m

Front Courtyard area - south facing 

Cottage style private garden to the rear with views 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 July 2016

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