2 bedroom cottage for saleMilton Abbot
Sold by Us £195,000
- Pretty Cottage
- Grade II Listed
- Two Bedrooms
- Village Setting
- Central Heating
- Cottage Garden
- Country Views
- Driveway Parking
The property lies opposite the church, close to the village hall and also within easy level walking distance of the Edgcumbe Arms Public House and the well regarded Milton Abbot County Primary School.
Milton Abbot is a small but attractive village located on the Devon/Cornwall order and equidistant from the popular market towns of Tavistock and Launceston.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival. Plymouth is only 15 miles away from Tavistock with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
A very pretty Grade II Listed semi-detached period cottage, sympathetically restored to provide comfortable accommodation which has a warm and cosy feel. The cottage affords modern comforts, including central heating and updated kitchen and bathroom facilities but still retains the charm and character of a typical country cottage.
To the side of the cottage lies a well tended garden with an enclosed area to the rear with a useful range of outbuildings. The private driveway provides off-road parking for one car.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
ENTRANCE PORCH A gate provides access to a deep storm porch with bench and coat rack; slate flagged floor; window to rear. Solid timber entrance door to:
SITTING ROOM 14' x 12' 1" (4.27m x 3.68m) Woodburning stove in cast iron fire surround over raised slate hearth; beamed ceiling; two wall light points; slate flagged floor; radiator; leaded lattice window overlooking front garden. Open plan access to:
DINING AREA 7' 8" x 6' 1" (2.34m x 1.85m) Beamed ceiling; radiator; window to side; window with window seat allowing borrowed light to enter from the kitchen.
INNER HALL Turning stairs to first floor; useful understairs storage cupboard (currently housing the fridge and microwave); radiator; slate flagged floor; door to:
KITCHEN 13' 10" x 6' 9" (4.22m x 2.06m) Fitted with a modern range of wall and base units with cream Shaker-style frontages and roll edge wooden worksurface over, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; ceramic wall tiling; electric oven; four ring LPG gas hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over; plumbing for dishwasher; beamed ceiling; slate tiled floor; cupboard housing fuse box; radiator; window overlooking rear garden. Door to outside.
LANDING Stripped and varnished pine floorboarding; access to roof space. Doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 13' 9" x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m) Cast iron fireplace with dog grate in painted surround with slate hearth; three wall light points; radiator; leaded lattice window with window seat overlooking front garden.
BEDROOM TWO 10' 7" x 7' 9" (3.23m x 2.36m) Fitted single wardrobe; separate fitted shelved storage cupboard; wall light point; stripped and varnished pine floorboarding; radiator; window to rear with views to open countryside.
BATHROOM Half tiled with a white suite comprising panelled bath with Triton electric shower over, pedestal wash handbasin, low flush WC; radiator; stripped and varnished pine floorboarding; opaque window to side.
OUTSIDE: A gate in the front wall leads to a path to the front door which continues around the cottage, bordered on one side by a pretty garden with gently sloping shaped lawn, edged with well tended and well stocked flowering beds and borders, designed to provide an array of seasonal colour. The garden enjoys a sunny, southerly aspect, some excellent views of the church and is shielded from the roadside by an attractive low stone wall.
A wooden gate in a timber arbour leads to the rear of the property and the back garden which is fully enclosed with a small lawn and established beds and borders. Useful stone outbuildings include:
STORAGE SHED A large storage shed arranged in two bays with separate wooden doors. LPG gas cylinders which serve the central heating system and kitchen hob.
UTILITY ROOM 9' 5" x 6' 1" (2.87m x 1.85m) A separate stone building has been repurposed to house the utility room, complete with fitted base storage units; roll edge work surfaces over, incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap; ceramic wall tiling; plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for additional white goods as required; ample coat and boot storage; the Worcester central heating boiler is sited here; practical tiled floor; arrow slit window to side. Door to:
GARDENER'S LOO Low flush WC; radiator; opaque window to side.
PARKING Located adjacent to the cottage, accessed from Venn Hill, is the private driveway affording ample space for one vehicle.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. LPG gas central heating.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock on the B3362. Pass through the village of Lamerton and carry on to Milton Abbot. Upon entering the village, pass the school on the right hand side and the village hall on the left, and the cottage will be found shortly thereafter on the left hand side, clearly identified by a Mansbridge Balment 'For Sale' board.
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