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3 bedroom detached house for sale

High Bickington, Umberleigh

Withdrawn from Market £349,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully refurbished detached cottage
  • 3 double bedrooms (1 with dressing room & en-suite)
  • Luxury kitchen/breakfast room
  • 2 further reception rooms
  • Detached studio/craft workshop
  • Wonderful countryside views
  • EPC = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location Pows Cottage is located on the southern edge of High Bickington. The village enjoys the benefit of two public houses, a church, Methodist chapel, a small post office and the new Community Centre, which offers a wide range of social and sporting activities. Libbaton Golf Course is just on the outskirts of the village offering a quality 18-hole course with excellent facilities. High Bickington is only a few minutes' drive from Umberleigh, with its regular rail connections to Barnstaple and Exeter.

The market town of South Molton is approximately 11 miles distant and provides good local facilities with supermarket, banks, Post Office, schools, health centre, library and the popular Pannier Market held on Thursdays and Saturdays, together with regular livestock markets.

The regional centre of Barnstaple, about 10 miles to the north, is situated at the head of the Taw Estuary and offers a greater variety of shops and other facilities.

The North Devon coast with its excellent sandy beaches at Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacombe and delightful cliff walks is also within driving distance. The North Devon link road (A361) gives good access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 with intercity rail connections to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway. 

Description Pows Cottage has been carefully restored and extended in the last 12 months to provide beautiful and spacious accommodation throughout. The property is constructed of stone, rendered and colourwashed under a slated roof and internally insulated throughout. It is fitted and presented to the highest of standards and benefits newly fitted double glazing and gas central heating. There are two attractive reception rooms, a very well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Rangemaster double oven and fitted fridge/freezer, along with a utility room and ground floor cloakroom. There is a master en-suite bedroom with dressing area and two further bedrooms, all benefitting from a lovely rural outlook across rolling Devon countryside. In the corner of the garden is a detached, two storey studio style outbuilding, providing immense scope. There is a fitted kitchen and shower room on the ground floor with a staircase to the first floor and would be ideal for anyone working from home or potential scope for a number of different family uses. An internal inspection of the property is highly recommended to appreciate this fine family home.  

Accommodation Please refer to the floorplan for approximate room measurements. 

GROUND FLOOR Arch front porch with carriage lamp and door to

Sitting room: Dual aspect, French doors to the outside and under stairs cupboard.

Dining room: With a feature fireplace surround in oak with an electric fire inset but with a fitted chimney flue (capped at present) should a wood burner stove be installed. Opening into

Kitchen/breakfast room: A triple aspect room running across the back of the cottage. Very well-appointed with marble effect worktops with upstands and a range of cream coloured base and wall units. Fitted Rangemaster 900mm double oven with gas hob and Rangemaster canopy extractor over. Inset one and half bowl sink with chrome mixer taps. Fitted upright fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher, downlighting to room and peninsula work top. The breakfast area has dual aspect.

Rear hallway to Utility room: Marble effect worktop with upstand. Inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, wall-mounted Ideal Logic gas central heating, boiler. Part-glazed door to outside. Cloakroom: with low level WC, and matching corner wash basin.  

FIRST FLOOR Landing: Store cupboard.
Master bedroom: Double aspect with Dressing area: Wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors. Beyond is an En-suite shower room: Corner shower cubicle and sliding curved doors, vanity wash basin with shelf over and low level WC.

Bedroom 2: With wardrobe and access to insulated roof space. Recess with downlighting.

Bedroom 3: With recessed area, downlighting and a Velux window.

Bathroom: White suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, low level WC and heated towel rail.  

Outside Pows Cottage is set back from the country lane, a southerly aspect with original brick pillars, ornate wrought iron gate with a low brick wall behind a short paved path to the front door. There are double timbered entrance gates giving access to a gravelled off-road parking area, a raised corner garden with steps up to a lawned area with plumbing and electric available here. It has privacy and a lovely country outlook. An extensive brick paved patio also offers a great entertaining space. A single timbered pedestrian gate also gives access to the property.

Detached Studio Outbuilding: Converted and refurbished to the highest standard, on two floors: Sitting area (3.09m x 4.1m): dual aspect and French door to the outside. Kitchen area (2.13m x 1.82m): well-appointed with marble affect worktops, upstands and inset sink range of base cupboard and drawers and wall cupboards. Cloakroom/shower room: with a wash basin, WC and large shower cubicle with mixer shower. Staircase to upper mezzanine area (3.14m x 2.96m) approx. with balustrade, overlooking the sitting area, and with power, lighting and telephone points. The building may suit as a studio or office for those working from home.  

Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected.  

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Geoffrey Clapp Associates 

Council Tax:

Local Authority: North Devon District Council  

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 can be given by GCA in relation to this property. It is the responsibility for any intending purchaser to check the property is available before setting out. Neither the Vendor nor GCA accepts 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.  

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 July 2016


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