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2 bedroom house for sale

Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Guide Price £275,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An idyllic and charming traditional part thatched country cottage with delightful character features, enjoying a superb rural position within the Taw Valley with lovely countryside views, benefitting from large gardens and ample off road parking. EPC=F

The Cottage represents a most attractive example of a quaint detached chocolate box home, enjoying a secluded countryside setting with no immediate neighbours, providing well appointed two/three bedroomed accommodation of considerable charm and character. The property occupies a lovely large plot with front, side and rear gardens together with ample off road parking.
The Cottage, which is not listed, is believed to date back to the 1800's with later extensions comprising of stone and cob rendered elevations beneath a part thatched and part slate roof. The property provides a lovely feel exhibiting a wealth of traditional features including exposed ceiling timbers, exposed stonework and Inglenook fireplaces with wood burning stoves.

The property occupies a delightful rural position nestled within undulating and unspoilt Devon countryside overlooking the picturesque Taw Valley, just 1 mile from Colleton Mills on the A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road. The nearby village of Burrington has managed to retain a range of the local services with a thriving local community, village shop, primary school and public house. The town of Chulmleigh lies just 5.5 miles to the east and provides a highly regarded primary and secondary schools, a sports centre, post office, various shops, a health centre, dentist, public houses, restaurants and a historic town hall.
Despite its rural position, The Cottage still enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts and main routes of communication providing an easy link to the larger towns of Chulmleigh, South
Molton and Barnstaple, all providing a good range of local services including shops, banks recreational facilities, health centres, primary and secondary schooling.
From South Molton and Barnstaple the A361 North Devon link road provides quick and easy access to the M5 motorway (Junction 27). There are nearby rail stations on the Barnstaple to Exeter (Tarka) line at Kings Nympton (1.5 miles) and Eggesford, with main line rail services available at Exeter and Tiverton Parkway, and international airports at Exeter and Bristol.

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The accommodation, which benefits double glazing to the majority of window openings and oil-fired central heating, is conveniently arranged over two floors, as follows:-

Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
with timber door leading into the...

Sitting Room 
with a double glazed window to the side, inglenook style fireplace inset with a Moreso multi fuel stove and bread oven, timber mantel surround with brick hearth. Flag stone floor, and exposed stonework and ceiling timbers.

Bathroom 
a good sized room comprising a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath with traditional style mixer taps and separate shower cubicle with tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor, half tiled walls, two obscure uPVC double glazed windows to the front. From the Sitting Room a timber door with inset panel leads into the...

Living Room 
an attractive and cosy room with double doors opening out onto the front gardens and two windows to the front. Exposed stonework and ceiling timbers and a further inglenook style chimney inset with wood burning stove on a stone hearth with bread oven to the side and timber beam above. Stairs leading to the first floor and door leading through to the...

Kitchen/Dining Room 
a long open plan galley style Kitchen/Dining Room with double glazed patio doors opening onto the front gardens, window to the side and further small high level porthole window. Terracotta tiled flooring. The Kitchen area comprises a range of solid pine base cupboard and drawer units with tiled worksurface above, inset stainless steel sink with drainer to side. Oil fired cook and heat Royal Rayburn. Enclosed cupboard housing the Grant oil fired boiler providing the central heating and domestic hot water.

First Floor 

Landing/Bedroom 3 
a large landing area which could form a third bedroom. Window to the front, access to loft space and a storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1 
a good sized dual aspect double room, with further access to the loft space.

Bedroom 2 
enjoying far reaching views across the Taw Valley and built-in wardrobe cupboard and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Outside 
The Cottage is approached off the country lane via a timber double gated entrance drive providing ample off road parking. Situated to the front of the property is a lovely good sized lawned garden with mature trees, shrubs and hedgerow, enclosed by a timber post and wire fence. A gated pedestrian path leads to the front entrance lane with a brick and slate roofed Log Store to the side. A gateway opens through to the generous side and rear gardens laid mainly to lawn and also enclosed by timber post and wire fencing, enjoying superb views over the surrounding farmland and countryside. Timber and felt roofed Garden Workshop 11'11" x 9'9" (3.62m x 2.96m) with windows to side and power and light connected.

Services & Outgoings 
Mains water and electricity supplies are connected to the property. Drainage to a private system. Torridge Council - Tax Band D

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Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • King's Nympton (0.8 mi)
  • Portsmouth Arms (2.6 mi)
  • Eggesford (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, South Molton

23 Broad Street, South Molton, EX36 3AQ

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23 Broad Street, South Molton, EX36 3AQ

01769 757009 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • King's Nympton (0.8 mi)
  • Portsmouth Arms (2.6 mi)
  • Eggesford (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, South Molton

23 Broad Street, South Molton, EX36 3AQ

01769 757009 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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