3 bedroom house for saleBrayford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32
Guide Price £349,000
- 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 descriptionAn 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.
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