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2 bedroom house for sale

Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Guide Price £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Centre village location
  • Open fireplaces
  • Beams
  • 2/3 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Bedrooms (both en-suite)
  • G/Fl Shower Room
  • Garage/Workshop
  • Garden Stores
  • Lovely Gardens
  • Poultry Run

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive Grade II listed character detached cottage enjoying a lovely village setting and superb large gardens, benefitting from ample off road parking, a garage/workshop, log store, office and greenhouse, the whole extending to about 0.18 Acres.

Fir Cottage represents a quintessential Devon cottage enjoying a delightful position in a sought after village, with wonderful private gardens. The house, which is Grade II listed and believed to date in part from the early 18th century with later extensions to the rear, has been sympathetically improved by the present vendor to provide comfortable two bedroomed accommodation exhibiting many period features, benefiting from LPG central heating and part double glazing.
Set back from the village road the property is accessed over a private driveway providing ample off road parking and access to the single garage. Beautiful large enclosed gardens form a particularly attractive feature, ideal for children and pets. The property also benefits from a useful range of outbuildings including a greenhouse, office, workshop, log store and a partly built store. In total Fir Cottage and its associated gardens extend to about 0.18 Acres.

The desirable village of Chittlehamholt lies in gently undulating and unspoilt North Devon countryside between the valleys of the Rivers Taw and Mole. The village has a thriving local community and boasts an historic public house, The Exeter Inn, a village hall, community shop and the Highbullen Country House Hotel, offering an 18 hole golf course, swimming pool, gym and excellent leisure facilities.
The nearby B3226 affords an easy link to the market town of South Molton providing a good range of everyday services including shops, banks, recreational facilities, primary and secondary schooling. From South Molton the A361 North Devon Link Road provides quick and easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the north-west and Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27) to the south-east. Mainline rail services are available at Tiverton Parkway, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.

with access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 1 
a lovely large double room, with a window and views to the front elevation. Large built-in recess with hanging rail and fitted shelving.

Bedroom 2 
another good sized double room with window to the front and fitted book shelves.

En-Suite Bathroom 
containing a panelled bath in tiled surround with mixer tap, shower attachment and separate mixer shower unit over. Close coupled WC, radiator with heated towel rail attachment, fitted vanity unit with inset ceramic sink and cupboard under. Wall mounted mirror with shaver light and socket over, built-in double wardrobe with drawers under.

Office/Boiler Room 
containing the wall mounted LPG Glow Worm Utracom boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.

Situated to the front of the property is a charming cottage style garden enclosed by low walls topped with iron railings, with a front gate and stone paved pathway flanked on either side by gravelled areas with well stocked raised flower and shrub beds. To the side of the cottage a gravelled area adjoining the road leads into a private gravelled drive providing parking for two cars and access to the detached Garage/Workshop of rendered and slate roof construction, with an electric up and over garage door and window to the side elevation. To the rear of the garage is a Workshop containing a fitted work bench. Adjoining the workshop is a block and slate roofed open fronted Log Store with a door opening through into a part constructed Store, which now requires finishing. A pedestrian gate leads from the driveway into a lovely large paved Terrace area affording a courtyard style feel to the rear of the cottage. Situated adjacent to the terrace is a rendered, part slate an (truncated)

First Floor 

Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
Thatched and rendered, with double doors, each with diamond shaped glazed inserts, and stone tiled floor. Heavy oak studded front door leading into the...

Entrance Hall 
with ceiling down lighter and stairs rising to the first floor.

Sitting Room 
a lovely character room containing a large inglenook style fireplace with original bread oven and beam over, inset with a Villager wood burning stove on a stone tiled hearth. Shelved recess, exposed ceiling joists and window seat.

Dining Room 
with a small fireplace recess with brick arch over, formerly inset with a gas fired stove. Shelved display recesses to either side of the fireplace with ornate glazed doors.

Inner Hall 
with under stairs recess and original brick floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
a lovely double aspect living space containing a good range of oak fronted base cupboard and drawer units with work surfaces over and further matching wall cupboards. Inset 1½ bowl single drainer ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dish washer. Inset four ring ceramic hob and upright unit containing a built-in oven and grill, with space for microwave. Part tiled walls, ceiling down lighters, extractor fan and exposed ceiling joists.

Garden Room 
a lovely light double aspect room containing a high level fitted cupboard housing the consumer unit. Access hatch to roof space and double glazed double doors to the rear terrace.

Shower Room 
containing a large shower cubicle with Aquaboard walls and a Mira mixer unit. Vanity unit with a wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard under. WC with concealed cistern, fitted wall cupboard with shelving and double mirrored doors. Shaver socket, part tiled walls, extractor fan and ceiling down lighter.

Services & Outgoings 
Mains water and electricity and drainage supplies. LPG gas fired central heating. North Devon Council - Tax Band D

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09 December 2016

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