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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Main Street, Blackawton, Devon, TQ9

Guide Price £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Attached one bed annexe
  • Mature garden
  • Character sitting room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Utility/boot room
  • Desirable village location
  • Orchard and gardens

Full description

An attached spacious four bedroom character cottage with a one-bed annexe. Set in highly desirable village of Blackawton. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, attached one bed annexe, mature gardens and orchard, character sitting room with Inglenook fireplace, utility/boot room, garden, desirable village location. EPC Band G

Situation - Chuckle Cottage is set in the centre of the popular village of Blackawton. The property has a rear garden, annex and lots of character features. Blackawton nestles amongst the stunning rolling hills and countryside of the South Hams. The village has a strong community with a highly regarded primary school, a community shop, a village hall, the parish church of St Michael and two popular public houses, the George Inn and Normandy Arms.
Dartmouth is the closest larger town and provides a more extensive range of facilities, lying as it does at the mouth of the River Dart, a spectacular estuary famous as a sailing centre and home to Britannia Royal Naval College. To the north is the medieval town of Totnes with its main line rail station providing direct links to London Paddington.

Description - Set in the desirable village of Blackawton, Chuckle Cottage occupies a prime location in the centre of the village. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a four bedroom character cottage with good ceiling heights and good sized sitting room and separate dining area.
Outside there are mature gardens and an attached one bed annexe accommodation. This property would make a good family home and potential income from the annexe. Chuckle Cottage has been a much loved family home over the years. Kitchen breakfast room is a good size with built in bespoke cupboards with Aga and tiled floor. A particular feature is the annex with one bedroom, sitting area and separate kitchenette and has its own bathroom and terraced gardens to the rear of the cottage.

Accommodation - (Please see floorplan). Stable door to inner vestibule and door to dining area with window and exposed beams. Sitting area with front and side aspect windows, good ceiling lights, spectacular stone surround Inglenook fireplace with ornate woodburner and original bread oven. Door to ground floor shower room with wash hand basin and WC. Door out to boot room and utility area with onward access to the garden.
Kitchen/breakfast room with good ceiling heights and inset spotlights. Front prospect window. Bespoke solid wooden cupboards. Aga, solid wooden work surfaces, Belfast sink, built in fridge and dishwasher.
Stairs to the first floor, wooden panelled bookcase and balustrade . Master bedroom with front and side prospect windows with inset window seats and night storage heater. Ample space for additional cupboard space. Family bathroom with bath and Mira shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Bedroom 2 has front and rear prospect windows, built in cupboards to either side of the chimney brest. Bedroom 3 with front aspect window seat, separate WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 with side aspect window and window seat. Separate shower cupboard with wash hand basin.
Door through to annexe accommodation with bedroom with side aspect and hanging space. Door through to living area. Leading on is a kitchen area with Velux window and electric oven. Space for washing machine and fridge. Bathroom with bath and shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Electric towel rail. Above the annexe accommodation is a boarded loft area with lighting. Door out onto the terrace area and steps to the gardens.

Outside - To the front of the property is a small cottage garden. There is a terrace area immediately outside the boot room. Steps lead up to a further terrace behind the annexe and lawn with mature shrubs and trees beyond with village views. There is side access to the lane and a good size garden shed. There is a further orchard area with some village views ideal place to create a sizeable vegetable patch.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired Aga. Heating is via night storage heaters and woodburner.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - From Totnes take the A381 towards Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. At Halwell turn left and follow the A3122 signposted to Dartmouth. At the Forces Tavern / Cross turn right, signposted for Blackawton. At the T junction turn right continue down the hill passing the Normandy Arms on your left and a short distance after Chuckle Cottage can be found on the right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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10 February 2018

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