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2 THE OLD CORNMILL is situated within the popular village of Weare Giffard very close to both towns of Bideford and Torrington. The village itself has a good community with a village hall, cricket ground and club as well as a village pub but both towns of Bideford and Torrington are within a 10 minute drive and both towns offer a full range of shops, amenities and facilities. There is also the Tarka Trail which is well known for its cycling and walking. Barnstaple being approximately 9 miles distance, which in turn gives access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 (Tiverton).

The property itself forms part of an old converted Mill, which has been sympathetically restored and offers light and airy accommodation throughout to a very high standard. The property is approached over a shared tarmacadam driveway with two other properties, which in turn leads to its own private parking for 4/5 vehicles. The property itself comprises entrance hallway, 28'3 open plan kitchen/lounge/dining room, 7'8 shower room, four good sized double bedrooms and a separate family bathroom. The property being gas-centrally heated and modern casement windows double-glazed throughout. To the outside there is a fully enclosed timber decked area with balustrade overlooking adjoining countryside as well as a lawned garden area and parking to the front for 2 vehicles and to the side of the property there is further parking area for approximately 2/3 vehicles.

THE ACCOMMODATION (in brief comprises):-

ENTRANCE DOORWAY being half-glazed leading into ENTRANCE LOBBY with tiled floor, radiator, window overlooking front elevation, stairs leading up to HALF LANDING with window and fitted carpet, door off leading to:-


SHOWER ROOM 7'8 x 6'5 (2.34m x 1.96m) comprising double shower, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, storage cupboard, velux window, floor to ceiling tiling, spotlights, stainless steel radiator.

OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/KITCHEN/DINING ROOM measurements as a whole being 28'3 x 18'1 (8.66m x 5.51m) with the Kitchen Area being fully fitted with matching eye and base units with oak worktops, butler sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacking, integral fridge/freezer, integral dishwasher, integral washing machine, electric double oven with four ring electric hob and stainless steel extractor over, breakfast island with cupboards under and oak work tops, oak flooring, window overlooking front elevation, beamed ceiling, spotlights. The area set up as the LOUNGE/DINING AREA has 2 x radiators, 3 x windows all with countryside views and oak flooring, beamed ceiling and spotlights.

The measurements separately are Kitchen Area 13'3 x 11'11 (4.04m x 3.63m) and the Lounge/Dining Area 18'1 x 14'4 (5.51m x 4.37m).

BEDROOM THREE 11'9 x 7'10 (3.58m x 2.39m) with fitted carpet, radiator, window overlooking rear with countryside views, beamed ceiling. .

BEDROOM FOUR 11'9 x 10'2 (3.58m x 3.10m) with fitted carpet, radiator, window overlooking front elevation, beamed ceiling.

ADDITIONAL LOBBY AREA OFF KITCHEN with oak flooring, half-glazed door leading to outside and stairwell leading down to garden enjoying countryside views, 2 x cupboards one housing Logic gas boiler (providing the property with central heating and hot water) and one understairs storage cupboard. Stairs off lobby area leading to:-


BEDROOM ONE 16'2 x 15'8 (4.93m x 4.78m) having exposed 'A' framed beamed ceiling, radiator, fitted shelves, Velux with far-reaching countryside views, door leading into:- DRESSING AREA with hanging space and shelving.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING with fitted carpet, storage cupboard, Velux window, returned balustrade and radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM comprising panel bath with shower over and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shelf, over, fitted cupboard, low level wc, dado rail height tiling, tiled floor, radiator, fitred shelf, spotlights exposed beams.
BEDROOM TWO 15'8 x 14'5 (4.78m x 4.40m) with exposed 'A' frame beams, Velux window, radiator, fitted carpet.

To the front the property is approached over a shared driveway with just two other properties all being part of the converted former Mill. No. 2 benefiting from 4/5 allocated car parking spaces with two at the front of the building by the front door and 2/3 to the side of the building in front of its own garden. To the rear of the property there is a stairwell which leads down from the first floor landing of the property to the ground floor garden, which comprises a FULLY LAWNED GARDEN AREA with numerous shrub and hedge boundaries, wall backing onto open countryside and also a delightful TIMBER DECKED AREA with balustrade again benefiting from countryside views and backing onto the open countryside. There is a large SUMMERHOUSE/GARDEN SHED situated on the decking

AGENTS NOTE Please note that it is our understanding from the Vendor that the property is sold on a 999 year lease basis, which was granted in March 1998, but the grounds are on a separate Deed and the grounds are Freehold, whereas The Old Cornmill is sold on a Lease. The GROUND RENT is at 25.00 per annum and the property pays a percentage of the Building Insurance (we are led to believe by the current owners, the percentage equates to 23% of the Buildings Insurance for the building).

All mains services are connected.

Band A 1,092.74 2016/2017


From our office on Bideford Quay proceed out of Bideford on the B386 Torrington Road, continue on this road for approximately five miles until reaching a left hand turning to Weare Giffard. Take this left hand turn proceeding underneath the old railway bridge, and continue going into the village and as you leave the village of Weare Giffard after approximately a mile going through the village, you will see the driveway to the Old Cornmill on your right hand side.

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29 April 2016


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