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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Wembworthy, Chulmleigh

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Detached Cottage
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms with Two En-suites
  • Beuatifully Presented Batthroom
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Office/Sudy
  • One Acre of Grounds/Gardens
  • Summer House & and Outside Storage
  • Plenty of Off Street Parking + Carport
  • Peaceful Rural Location.

Full description


A rare and exiting opportunity to acquire a picture postcard period character cottage nestled in the heart of rural mid Devon, surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Offered in excellent condition throughout the property boasts two character filled receptions rooms with wood burning stoves, a sociable kitchen/breakfast room, three first floor double bedrooms + a useful fourth double bedroom on the ground floor, two en-suite's + a family bathroom, a utility room with adjoining w.c and a versatile office/study or games room.

Further benefits include one acre of beautifully maintained secluded grounds, private gated parking for several cars, a car port, two loose stable boxes and a good-sized well constructed summer house with decking to the front.

With local villages nearby and a fantastic food serving public house within easy walking distance this Devon chocolate box cottage represents an opportunity not to be missed. Howes Estates recommends your earliest internal inspection to avoid disappointment.

The cottage is approached via a gated entrance and pathway leading to a period solid wood door opening to:

Sitting Room - 6.34m x 4.34m (20'9" x 14'2") - A character filled room having a plethora of period features including exposed ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplace with warming wood burning stove and twin windows with period deep sills. The room also has the benefit of a fitted carpet, radiator, wall mounted lighting, ample power sockets, television and telephone points.

Office/Study - 4.32m x 2.44m (14'2" x 8'0") - A versatile room currently in use as an office, having a fitted carpet, twin windows with inset slate sills, radiator, inset spot lights and power sockets.

Dining Room - 4.82m x 4.53m (15'9" x 14'10") - A beautifully presented room having an inglenook fireplace with wood burner set on a slate hearth, exposed ceiling timbers, twin windows with period deep sills, fitted carpet, radiator, wall mounted lighting and ample power sockets.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 7.08m x 3.94m (23'2" x 12'11") - The heart of the home, having a range of quality fitted wall/base storage cupboards & drawers, granite work surfaces with decorative tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink with bespoke mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, built in double electric oven & grill and inset gas ringed hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. The kitchen also has the benefit of a large oil fired Rayburn, ceramic tiled flooring, bespoke fitted ceiling lighting, dual aspect windows allowing plenty of natural light and a stable type door leading to a sunny aspect garden patio area.

Utility Room & Wc - 2.69m & 1.77m (8'9" & 5'9") - With easy to maintain ceramic tiled flooring, space & plumbing for a washing machine and other white goods, fitted storage and window.

To the side of the utility room is a cloak room having a low level w.c, wash hand basin and ceramic tiled flooring.

Bedroom One - 3.95m x 4.81m (12'11" x 15'9") - Situated on the ground floor, this versatile bedroom benefits from having a fitted carpet, exposed ceiling timbers, window, radiator, ample power sockets and stable door to the side allowing the room to be self contained if required.

En-Suite - 2.28m x 1.82m (7'5" x 5'11") - Having a panelled bath with tiled walls, mains fitted shower & mixer shower taps, glazed shower screen, close coupled w.c, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath, radiator, Velux window and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 4.51m x 3.34m (14'9" x 10'11") - Beautifully presented having exposed ceiling timbers, fitted carpet, twin windows with period deep sills, radiator and ample power sockets.

En-Suite - 1.40m x 2.63m (4'7" x 8'7") - Having a fully tiled shower cubicle with mains fitted shower & glazed screen door, low level w.c, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator and extractor.

Bedroom Three - 4.53m x 2.74m (14'10" x 8'11") - A character filled room having a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, fitted carpet, two fitted wardrobes, window and power sockets.

Bedroom Four - 2.77m x 3.49m (9'1" x 11'5") - Another character filled room having a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, fitted carpet, window and power sockets.

Bathroom - 2.68m x 2.33m (8'9" x 7'7") - Beautifully presented, having a free standing bath with centre mixer shower tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains fitted shower and glazed sower screen, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, Velux window, heated towel rail, radiator, electric shaver point, extractor fan and exposed natural floorboards.

The Grounds - Shute cottage has the benefit of having an acre of beautifully maintained fully enclosed private grounds and gardens being of mainly laid lawn, mature planted borders and a large sunny aspect paved patio area making the gardens the perfect place for summer entertaining and alfresco dining.

A wonderful addition to the garden is a large well constructed summer house with pleasant timber decked area to the front.

Parking - A five bar gate opens to a large gravelled parking area capable of receiving several vehicles.

To the side of the parking area is a carport measuring some 15ft x 12ft

Storage - To the side of the carport are two loose stable boxes measuring 12ft x 12ft each.

Tenure - Freehold

Agents note: The property is Grade II listed and therefore EPC exempt.

Services - Mains Electricity
Mains Water
Private Drainage
Oil Fired Central Heating
Council Tax Band 'E'

Viewing - To make an appointment to view this property please contact Howes Estates on 01837 83393

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Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2016


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