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3 bedroom house for sale

Brayford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32

Guide Price £349,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • Nestled within this pretty village
  • Garden Studio
  • Detached Garage/Workshop
  • Character features
  • Oil-fired Rayburn and wood burning stove
  • Pretty cottage style gardens

Full description

An attractive two/three bedroomed charming detached character cottage enjoying a delightful position in the heart of Brayford, occupying a lovely good sized plot with pretty enclosed gardens, a useful garden studio and a detached garage/workshop. EPC=E


Mildmay offers prospective purchasers the opportunity to acquire a charming detached cottage providing spacious and well appointed two/three bedroomed accommodation, enjoying a delightful elevated position with attractive views over the village and surrounding countryside. Good sized pretty enclosed gardens wrap around the property providing a good degree of privacy and an ideal environment for outdoor dining/entertaining, children and/or pets. A private gated entrance driveway provides ample off road parking for several vehicles and in turn leads to a useful detached garage/workshop. Also contained within the grounds is an adaptable stone and slate roofed studio building, ideal as a hobbies room or office

Mildmay enjoys a delightful position in the heart of the sought after village of Brayford, situated close to the western edge of the Exmoor National Park. Brayford itself provides a thriving local community offering pre and primary schooling, a village hall, Methodist Chapel and nearby High Bray Church. Public Schooling is available at the renowned West Buckland School which lies about 4 miles to the south-west. The bustling North Devon market town of South Molton is approximately 7 miles to the south, providing a good range of local services, including shops, banks, recreational facilities, primary and secondary schooling. The larger centre of Barnstaple lies about 9 miles to the west affording a more extensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities befitting those of an important regional centre.
From South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides easy access to Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27) with mainline Intercity rail connections available at Tiverton Parkway (London, Paddington approx. 2 hours) and international airports at Exeter and Bristol. The surrounding picturesque North Devon countryside provides a wealth of recreational activities including walking, horse riding, cycling, fishing on the rivers Bray, Mole and Taw, hunting, shooting and golf courses at High Bullen, Barnstaple and Tiverton. The nearby Exmoor National Park offers glorious moorland scenery and the popular coastal towns and sandy beaches of Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Putsborough and Croyde are within easy reach.

The property is approached via a private gated entrance drive leading from Littlebray Lane, adjacent to which is situated a traditional stone and slate roofed Garden Studio 7'11" x 6'9" (2.42m x 2.06m) enjoying lots of natural light via two large Velux windows with power and light connected, electricity supply for a kiln, wall mounted Dimplex electric heater, fitted shelving and a part double glazed door with double glazed panel over. The concrete entrance drive provides parking for a number of cars, with a well stocked flower and shrub border to one side, also housing the bulk domestic oil tank. The driveway continues to the rear of the property to provide access to a Detached Garage/Workshop of rendered elevations beneath a profile steel roof, with an up and over garage door, power and light connected, double glazed window to the rear and pedestrian door. Contained within this building and accessed from outside via a separate door is a Gardeners WC with a low level suite. To the rear of the garage is a small but very pretty lawned garden area overlooking a small stream. Beautiful gardens surround the property on three sides, enjoying a private elevated setting. Those to the east comprise a large lawned garden with well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders, with lovely views over the village and surrounding countryside, low stone wall and a pretty timber Arch leading into the lawned front garden containing an apple tree and pretty shrub and rose borders, with a path, steps and pedestrian gate leading out to the road running through the village. Adjoining the front door is a small sitting out area with a part quarry tiled floor and raised bed containing roses and fuchsias. The path continues to the front and side of the house to a further lawned garden contained behind a privet and laurel hedge affording a good degree of privacy. Adjoining to the rear is a further sheltered sitting out area, leading to the back door with the wall mounted Camray oil fired boiler for the central heating and domestic hot water.


Study 
containing a range of built-in upright shelved storage cupboards, further matching wall cupboards with fitted desk under and a fitted day bed. Further range of fitted book shelves and timber boarded floor.

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From the inner hall is an opening through to the…

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
a lovely character country kitchen containing fitted base cupboard and drawer units with roll top work surface over and further matching wall cupboards. Inset stainless steel single drainer sink. Former fireplace recess with a timber fireplace surround inset with a Rayburn Royale oil fired stove for cooking and domestic hot water and set in a tiled surround. Situated to one side of the former fireplace is a further tiled recess with an electric cooker point with extractor hood, light and cupboard over. A door from the kitchen leads out to the…

Rear Entrance Hall 
with a part double glazed door to outside and double glazed side panel.

Shower Room 
the initial part of which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer over. A further door opens into the shower room with two frosted double glazed double aspect windows, a large tiled corner shower cubicle with a thermostatic mixer unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and a close coupled WC. Wall mounted Dimplex heater, radiator, tiled floor, shelved recess and access hatch to roof space.

First Floor 

Landing 
with access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 1 
a lovely large double room enjoying southerly views towards High Bray Church, two built-in wardrobe cupboards, one with access to the further store area.

Bedroom 2 
another large double room with views over the garden and village, containing an enclosed airing cupboard with hot water cylinder complete with immersion heater, slatted shelving and further cupboard over. Access hatch to roof space.

Dressing Room 
containing a built-in wardrobe and shelved double cupboard, with a door opening through into the…

Bathroom 
containing a panelled bath in tiled surround with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, shaver light and point over and a close coupled WC. Dimplex wall mounted electric fan heater, radiator and double glazed window.

Outside 
The property is approached via a private gated entrance drive leading from Littlebray Lane, adjacent to which is situated a traditional stone and slate roofed Garden Studio 7'11" x 6'9" (2.42m x 2.06m) enjoying lots of natural light via two large Velux windows with power and light connected, electricity supply for a kiln, wall mounted Dimplex electric heater, fitted shelving and a part double glazed door with double glazed panel over. The concrete entrance drive provides parking for a number of cars, with a well stocked flower and shrub border to one side, also housing the bulk domestic oil tank. The driveway continues to the rear of the property to provide access to a Detached Garage/Workshop of rendered elevations beneath a profile steel roof, with an up and over garage door, power and light connected, double glazed window to the rear and pedestrian door. Contained within this building and accessed from outside via a separate door is a Gardeners WC with a low level su (truncated)

Services & Outgoings 
Mains water, electricity and drainage. North Devon Council - Tax Band E.

Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
part rendered, part double glazed and slate roofed, with a half double glazed front door and quarry tiled floor. Part glazed door into…

Entrance Hall 
with stairs rising to first floor and timber boarded floor.

Living Room 
with a large inglenook fireplace with beam over and brick lined bread oven, inset with a Hunter wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. Timber boarded floor, double glazed window with window seat and range of fitted book shelves. Door through into the…

Sitting Room/Bedroom 3 
with double aspects enjoying lovely views over the gardens, two double glazed windows, enclosed shelved store cupboard and timber boarded floor.

Inner Hall 
with enclosed under stairs cupboard.

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29 April 2016

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