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3 bedroom cottage for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • A semi-detached village cottage
  • Situated in a popular Mid Devon village location
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Original Period Features
  • Beautiful Cottage Garden
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Storage Sheds/Workshop space

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Rosemont is a semi-detached character cottage situated in the centre of the popular Mid Devon village of Chawleigh. Formerly the old bakery and village shop, the property dates back to the Victorian era and is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with part rendered and colour washed elevations with a more recent single storey addition to the side under a pitched tiled roof encompassing two storage sheds. Internally Rosemont offers well laid out three bedroom accommodation including a good sized Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a character Sitting Room with original exposed stone fireplace, a separate Study/Bedroom 4, and a ground floor Bathroom. The cottage offers all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this period including exposed stone fireplaces in the Kitchen and Sitting Room, original wooden doors throughout and the original timber ceiling in the Kitchen, whilst modern additions include uPVC double glazed windows throughout. Outside and to the front of Rosemont there is a tarmac pull-in for one vehicle allowing access through double wooden gates to the side of the property and a further parking space as well as the Storage Sheds. At the rear of the cottage there is a good sized raised garden which comprises and good sized vegetable plot as well as an area of level lawn which is bordered by mature perennial borders. The garden is south facing, enjoying sun for most of the day, and allows lovely far reaching views to Dartmoor in the distance creating a really super feature.

Bedroom 1 
A good sized double bedroom with a uPVC double glazed window to front with painted wood sill and central ceiling light. At one end there is the original Victorian cast iron fireplace with strip pine surround and mantle. The Bedroom also benefits from the original strip pine board floor, whilst at one end there is a curtained recess housing a hanging rail and storage shelving.

Bedroom 2 
Another double bedroom with a uPVC double glazed window to front with stained wood sill, and central ceiling light. On either side of the chimney recess are built-in cupboards, one fitted with a range of storage shelving and the other being the Airing Cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving.

Bedroom 3 
A good sized Single Bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front with stained wood sill and central ceiling light.

Accommodation Comprising 
From the road a tarmac pull-in leads to the original brick built Storm Porch with tiled shelves on either side allowing access to the original painted wood Front Door with a glazed panel over, opening into the

Entrance Hall 
with strip pine doors to the Sitting Room, Study/Bedroom 4 and Bathroom and a half obscure glazed door into the Kitchen/Dining Room. The Entrance Hall also benefits from a central ceiling light, the electric fuse boxes, ample coat hanging space, telephone point and a smoke alarm.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
A good sized room fitted with a range of matching pine fronted units to three sides under a granite effect roll-top work surface with contrasting tiled splash backs and incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washing machine, all set below a uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden. On one side is the original Victorian built fireplace housing an oil-fired 'Rayburn' for cooking, room heating and providing domestic hot water. On the opposite side there is a space and point for an electric cooker. The Kitchen/Dining Room is triple aspect with uPVC double glazed windows at either end and to the rear overlooking the garden. The Kitchen is finished with a further range of matching wall cupboards, two tracks of four ceiling spot lights, white painted tongue and groove panel ceiling, space and point for fridge and ceramic tile effect floor covering. At one end a half uPVC double glazed Back Door leads outside to

First Floor 
Returning to the Sitting Room, wooden stairs with wooden handrail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with stained wood board doors to all rooms, central ceiling light, smoke alarm and hatch to roof space.

Council Tax Band - C

Local Authorities
Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon EX16 0TF 01884 255255
Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon EX1 2HN Tel No: 01392 382000


Rosemont, Chawleigh, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7HG
From the A377 Exeter to Barnstaple main road at Eggesford Station, take the turning signed to Chawleigh. On entering the village at Hollow Tree Cross, proceed through the village passing the shop and the Royal Oak public house and Rosemont will be found on the right hand side.

Agents Notes 
Viewings Strictly by appointment through the agent

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From the tarmac pull-in at the front of Rosemont providing parking for one car, access can be gained to the Front Door and a concrete drive at the side which leads through double wooden vehicular gates to a further parking space for one car. On one side of the concrete parking painted wooden doors give access to two Stone Storage Sheds, one of which is fitted with shelving and a central ceiling light providing useful storage whilst the other benefits from space and points for a tumble dryer and a fridge freezer and a central ceiling light. At the end of the parking area there is a galvanised iron log store with a wide concrete path to one side which passes the Back Door into the Kitchen and continues around to the rear of the cottage (Agents Note: The neighbouring cottage has a right of access over this path for the purposes of maintaining the next door property). At the rear of the log store and also accessed via the concrete path is a good sized Workshop providing useful storage sp

Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT Regulations.

These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through The Keenor Estate Agent. The particulars have been reproduced in good faith and although every reasonable care has been taken in their preparation they must be treated as a guideline only and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements and distances given within these particulars are approximate and mention of any appliances and/or services does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying to interested parties prior to viewing please contact our office.

Sitting Room 
A lovely character room with the uPVC double glazed bay window to the front and original exposed stone fireplace to one side housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with original bread oven to one side and stone hearth. In one corner stairs lead straight to the First Floor Landing with under-stairs storage cupboard below. The Sitting Room is finished with two wall lights and a TV point.

Study/Bedroom 4 
Currently used as an occasional bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front with stained wood sill, central ceiling light and radiator. In one corner is an original arched display niche.

with partially tiled walls and matching coloured suite comprising a panel bath with 'Triton' electric shower over and stainless steel pillar taps; low level WC; and pedestal wash hand basin set below an obscure uPVC double glazed window to the rear with tiled sill. The Bathroom is finished with a heated towel rail, extractor fan and a central ceiling light.

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25 May 2016

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