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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Newton St. Petrock, Torrington

Sold STC £239,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 350 year old stone/cob cottage (not listed)
  • Partly modernised but still in need of completing
  • Potential to extend (subject to planning)
  • Three bedrooms
  • Downstairs shower room
  • Set within a 0.25 of an acre plot
  • No onward chain
  • EE Rating G

Full description

Spacious detached cottage offering tremendous potential to extend or incorporate part of the Old Forge into the existing accommodation (subject to the necessary consents). Both the kitchen and shower room have been recently re-fitted and the house offers some delightful period features, together with some double glazing.  Although reputed to be some 350 years old, it is not listed and therefore, one would be able to work on the property without the tie of Heritage regulations.  No onward chain.

SITUATION
Ideally situated for those wishing to commute locally, being almost equi-distant to Holsworthy, Bideford and Torrington.  The nearest village at Stibb Cross (about 1 miles) has a popular pub/restaurant, whilst the village of Milton Damerel (about 3 miles) has an award winning Farm Shop, Woodford Bridge Country Club with its public bar/restaurant and health club facilities (subject to membership); and garage which offer a range of day to day goods.  The thriving market town of Holsworthy is approximately 8½ miles and offers a good range of amenities including ‘Waitrose’ and ‘Co-op’ supermarkets, post office, banking facilities, pubs/restaurants, places of worship, full range of educational facilities, leisure facilities including indoor heated swimming pool, 18 hole golf course and bowling green.  The popular coastal resort town of Bude is approximately 12½ miles with its coastal walks and beaches.
 
ACCOMMODATION
Entrance Hall
Timber door with glazed panel, laminate wood floor and doors to:
 
Sitting Room: 18' x 13' (5.48m x 3.96m)
Two front aspect uPVC double glazed windows (one with seat) and stairs rising to the first floor.  Inglenook fireplace with raised slate hearth housing woodburner, beamed ceiling, shelved recess, radiator (not connected) and telephone point.  There is a second porch recess which is currently partitioned off but could easily be re-instated.
 
Kitchen: 12' 8'' x 8' 10'' into recess (3.86m x 2.69m into recess)
Matching light oak eye and base level units with worksurface over incorporating stainless steel sink/drainer unit.  ‘Belling Kensington’ multi-function Range, space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.  Front aspect uPVC double glazed window and shelved recess.
 
Rear Hall: 14' 9'' x 3' 5'' (4.49m x 1.04m)
uPVC double glazed door giving access to the rear and doors to:
 
Walk-In Larder: 4' 9'' x 3' 4'' (1.45m x 1.02m)
Base level units with worksurface over, fitted shelves and rear aspect single glazed window.
 
Shower Room: 10' 3'' x 5' 6'' (3.12m x 1.68m)
Shower cubicle, low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin (new bath available to be fitted)  Side aspect uPVC double glazed opaque window, tiled floor and walls, shelved recess.
 
FIRST FLOOR
Landing
Fitted shelves and doors to:
 
Bedroom One: 13' x 12' 4'' (3.96m x 3.76m)
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window.
 
Bedroom Two: 12' 9'' x 10' 10'' (3.88m x 3.30m)
Front aspect single glazed window and access to roof space.
 
Bedroom Three: 7' 10'' max x 7' (2.39m max x 2.13m)
Front aspect single glazed window.
 
OUTSIDE
The cottage is set within a 0.25 acre plot and is surrounded by natural hedges giving privacy.  To the south facing front of the property is a pretty sun-trap garden with raised ornamental pond, central crazy paved circle surrounded by ornamental shingle, raised bed with selection of trees and shrubs, aluminium framed Greenhouse and raised patio area.  Adjoining the cottage is the:
 
Former Forge: 32' x 15' (9.75m x 4.57m)
Stone and block construction under a corrugated sheet roof.  Door to the front and twin doors to one end.  Power connected.
 
To the side of the house, through an arch, is a Storage Room and also access to the rear.  The rear gardens comprise a vegetable plot, which also has established gooseberry, redcurrant and blackberry bushes and fruit trees including apple, cherry and plum.  The rear garden has been ‘cleared’ and now offers the opportunity to landscape as required.  It is currently laid to grass with a decking area to the rear entrance.  The driveway has the benefit of parking for 2 to 3 vehicles and there is an extra hardstanding through a multi-bar gate for additional parking.

AGENTS NOTE
We understand that upon a purchaser’s request the owner will re-instate the bath in the shower room and install central heating dependent on whether the house is to be extended or not.
 
SERVICES
Mains water and electricity.  Private drainage.
 
COUNCIL TAX BAND
C.
 
EE RATING
G.
 
DIRECTIONS
From Holsworthy take the A388 Bideford road passing through the villages of Holsworthy Beacon and Milton Damerel.  After leaving Milton Damerel you will pass Woodford Bridge Country Club on your left hand side, proceed up the hill and continue on this road for approximately one mile where the property will be found on the left hand side with a Kivells For Sale board clearly displayed.
 
FLOOR PLAN
The floor plan displayed is not to scale and is for identification purposes only.
 
VIEWINGS
Please ring 01409 253888 to view this property and check availability before incurring travel time/costs.  FULL DETAILS OF ALL OUR PROPERTIES ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE www.kivells.com.

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