2 bedroom house for saleWest Worlington, Devon, EX17
Guide Price £300,000
Woodpark Cottage represents a quintessential link detached Devon country residence enjoying a delightful rural elevated position on the edge of the pretty and peaceful village of West Worlington overlooking the superb surrounding countryside and the Little Dart River. The cottage, which is Grade II listed, is constructed of stone and cob elevations beneath a thatched roof which was re-timbered, felted and thatched in the mid 1980's. It has been sympathetically refurbished by the current vendor to now provide comfortable and well appointed two bedroomed accommodation exhibiting many period features whilst benefiting from a modern oil fired central heating system in 2013, electrical rewiring in 2014 and insulated floors with underfloor heating in the kitchen, study, bathroom and shower room.
Accessed over a private gated driveway providing ample parking, the property is set in beautiful enclosed south facing large gardens forming a particularly attractive feature. The property also benefits from a useful adaptable outbuilding divided into four rooms with drainage connected. It is thought that this building may offer scope for the creation of an annexe/accommodation subject to obtaining any necessary consents. In total, Woodpark Cottage and its associated gardens extend to about 0.25 Acres.
Woodpark Cottage occupies a lovely elevated position on the edge of the attractive rural village of West Worlington. The village itself provides a historic church of St Mary and East Worlington nearby provides a popular primary school, parish hall and church. It lies within the attractive and gently undulating band of countryside between Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks. The property enjoys easy access to the neighbouring villages and main routes of communication. The village of Witheridge is just 2.5 miles distant and the popular rural town of Chulmleigh just 6 miles away. An extensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities are available at South Molton, whilst the property also lies within convenient reach to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the north west, Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27) to the east and Exeter to the south. Mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.
Woodpark Cottage is surrounded by picturesque North Devon countryside providing a wealth of recreational activities including walking, horse riding, cycling, fishing on the rivers Mole, Bray and Taw, hunting, shooting and golf courses at High Bullen, Tiverton and Barnstaple. To the north the Exmoor National Park offers beautiful moorland scenery with many foot and bridle paths and the stunning North Devon coastline, whilst to the north west are the popular sandy beaches of Instow, Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Woolacombe.
The property is approached over a timber gated entrance drive, providing ample off road parking and enjoying superb countryside views to the south. The gardens enjoy a good degree of privacy and seclusion, gently sloping and landscaped over three levels, laid mainly to lawn with pretty patios and orchard area. Adjoining the house is a useful Store/Workshop with power and light connected, housing the external oil fired boiler providing the domestic hot water and central heating. Adjoining the parking area is the bulk domestic oil tank.
Situated within the gardens is an extremely useful Detached Outbuilding which may offerscope for the creation of ancillary accommodation/annexe potential subject to obtaining any necessary planning/building consents (planning consent was formerly approved however this has now lapsed). This building is currently divided into four main store rooms and the larger room has sliding patio doors leading out onto a courtyard area and loft store above. Former bathroom and kitchen areas.
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