4 bedroom detached house for sale

Landkey, Nr Barnstaple

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedroomed cottage with detached 1 bedroom annexe
  • Heart of the village location
  • Level grounds extending to over 1/4 acre including vegetable garden
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Suit dual occupancy or income potential
  • Parking, garaging and useful garden buildings
  • EPC exempt (Appletree Cottage)
  • EPC = E (The Old Smithy)
  • Large gardens
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location Appletree Cottage is conveniently located in the popular village of Landkey only 3 miles to the east of Barnstaple and easily accessible to the A361 North Devon Link Road with good communications out of the area. The village itself supports a number of local businesses including Post Office, convenience store, local pub and village primary school and nursery. The busy market town of Barnstaple is close by served by a regular bus route and offers many high street shopping and out of town retail parks.

The unspoilt North Devon coast is within easy driving distance with excellent beaches and rugged coastline with good walking, the Tarka Trail and Exmoor National Park with good sporting and recreational facilities not too far away. 

Description Dating back to the 16th Century it is believed, the cottage has character and charm with many features including original oak Muntin screen. The Grade II listed property has been in the same family for over 60 years, is south facing with many exposed beams and benefits from having part secondary and oil central heating. The spacious accommodation has 3 reception rooms and 3 bedrooms, along with a large kitchen/breakfast room to the rear. There is also useful parking, triple carport and garage.

Detached from Appletree Cottage is The Old Smithy, converted, we understand in approx. 1988, which affords one bedroom granny annexe accommodation with economy 7 heating and a spacious main reception room with kitchen to the rear, cloakroom and shower room.

To the rear, behind the Smithy, are the large, extensive level gardens which extend to over 1/4 acre, with an enclosed playing area, shrubbery areas, large vegetable plots, soft fruit areas and in all a charming backdrop. There are a number of useful garden outbuildings. 

Accommodation For approximate room measurements, please refer to the attached floor plan. 

Appletree Cottage Front door leading to the  

ENTRANCE HALL and staircase.  

SITTING ROOM: With inset woodburning stove on raised hearth, ceiling beam, radiator. Original Muntin screen in heavy dark oak and dating from the 16th Century divides the room from 

STUDY: With brick fireplace (feature only) and inset wall shelving. 

LIVING ROOM: With radiator. 

REAR HALLWAY and SIDE HALLWAY with door to rear. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: On two levels and with three windows and outlook to the rear. Modern worktops to kitchen area with inset 1.5 bowl sink, worktops to the opposite wall and base cupboards and drawers. Tiled splashbacks. Sandyford cooking/heating Range supplying hot water and central heating, oil fired and with programmer. BREAKFAST AREA. 

BATHROOM: With white suite of panelled bath, electric shower, washbasin and wc. Separate shower cubicle with mixer shower.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With meter cupboard, shelved cupboard and airing cupboard to side. 

BEDROOM ONE: With radiator. 

CLOAKROOM: With washbasin and WC. 

BEDROOM TWO: With radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE: With radiator. 

The Old Smithy  

Virtually detached, converted in 1988 and with economy 7 heating and double glazing throughout with secondary glazing to the kitchen and rear lobby. 

Glazed front door to:  

ENTRANCE HALL: Night storage heated, linen cupboard with factory lagged tank and shelving. 

SHOWER ROOM: With cubicle, washbasin and WC. 

BEDROOM: With fitted wardrobe and sliding doors. 

STAIRCASE TO FIRST FLOOR  

SITTING ROOM: An attractive triple aspect room with four windows, corner inset Woodwarmwoodburning stove.  

KITCHEN: With modern worktops, inset single drainer sink. Good range of work cupboards with tiled splashbacks. Larder cupboard and door to 

REAR LOBBY  

SEPARATE WC: Low level toilet and washbasin.  

OUTSIDE: Appletree Cottage is approached from the road with twin entrance gates which lead to a parking/turning area. Outside tap, oil tank. There is generous parking with triple open CARPORT (25' x 16') with power and light and adjoining  

GARAGE/WORKSHOP (15' x 16') with power, light and storage above. LOG STORE.

The GARDENS lie to the rear of the cottage and The Old Smithy, are level and a delight running back around 70 metres, fenced and hedged and divided into different areas, there are mature shrubberies, grassed areas, and enclosed playing area, vegetable and soft fruit areas and a long garden path. Numerous OUTBUILDINGS include a SUMMERHOUSE with power and light, GREENHOUSE, SECOND GREENHOUSE, GARDEN SHED, AVIARY and a block built WORKSHOP/STORE (25' X 9') approx. In all, the grounds are an attractive feature, affording privacy.
 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Geoffrey Clapp Associates. 

DATE OF INFORMATION TAKEN: Particulars taken June 2016; Photographs taken June 2016.  

Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Central heating is oil fired.

Local Authority: North Devon District Council. (www.northdevon.gov.uk)

Council tax: Appletree Cottage : C The Old Smithy: A

Fixtures and Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included within the sale.
EPC: Exempt (Cottage). EPC: E (annex)
 

Important Notice: Whilst we, Geoffrey Clapp Associates (GCA), make every attempt to ensure our sales particulars are fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property. No appliances have been tested and no warranty given by GCA in relation to this property. If there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to clarify the position for you. It is the responsibility of any intending purchaser to check that the property is available to view before setting out. Neither GCA nor the vendor accept any responsibility for failed viewings. An EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) is available for this property. You can either view a copy held at our South Molton office or we can send you a copy via email.  


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (2.8 mi)
  • Chapleton (3.3 mi)
  • Umberleigh (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Geoffrey Clapp Associates, South Molton

10 Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AB

01769 757002 Local call rate

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01769 757002 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (2.8 mi)
  • Chapleton (3.3 mi)
  • Umberleigh (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Geoffrey Clapp Associates, South Molton

10 Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AB

01769 757002 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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