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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Yeo Vale, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Under Offer £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Completely renovated
  • Sitting room with fireplace
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Grade II listed
  • Double garage and parking
  • Extensive 1.6 acres
  • Ideal holiday home/main residence
  • No onward chain

Full description

Offered for sale with no onward chain. A detached recently renovated cottage with generous gardens and 1.6 acre grounds, detached double garage & private driveway with parking. EPC Exempt.

Situation - The property is situated in the picturesque hamlet of Yeo Vale around 1 mile away from the popular village of Parkham, which benefits from a primary school, butchers and church. There is also easy access to the rugged North Devon coastline at the historic village of Bucks Mills approximately 4 miles away, where there is a pebbled beach and coastal footpath that offers superb coastal walks with stunning vistas. The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 5 miles away and sits on the banks of the River Torridge offering a wider range of facilities including various shops, butchers, banks, bakeries, pubs and restaurants, cafes, schooling for all ages (public and private) and 5 supermarkets.
Further afield is the pretty fishing village of Clovelly around 7 miles away and the regional centre of Barnstaple 14 miles away, which offers all the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues. There is also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road which connects to the motorway network at Junction 27 of the M5 or via rail and the Tarka Line.

Description - Nestled in an elevated position in an unspoilt valley setting, close to the village of Parkham, is this pretty detached period cottage believed to originally date back to the 17th Century. The property is been Grade II listed for its architectural and historical importance, once a former humble farmworkers cottage. Sympathetically restored by the current owners four years ago, there is a wealth of character features such as vaulted ceilings and exposed beams with modern refinements to create a period low maintenance residence. Some of the most notable works have included new roof, windows, mains water supply, septic tank drainage system, wiring, plumbing and heating. Internally, there is a modern kitchen, breakfast room, 16ft sitting room and utility room on the ground floor and two double bedrooms with a family bathroom on the first floor.
Externally, there is approximately 1.6 acres of gardens and sloping paddock in total, wrapping around the rear and side of the cottage, a private driveway sweeps up to the property with a double garage and plenty of parking. 2 Frys cottage is being offered with no onward chain and would make a perfect cosy main home or second home/holiday let.

Accommodation - From the parking area, steps lead down to the main front door which leads directly into the breakfast room with vaulted ceiling, velux window, window to rear and an opening into the kitchen. The kitchen is a modern shaker style with wall and floor units, roll top work surface, 1½ bowl sink and drainer. There is also a window to the front, period inglenook fireplace with Rangemaster stove and extractor hood over, integrated fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher and breakfast bar. The dual aspect sitting room has solid oak flooring and staircase rising to the first floor. Exposed ceiling beams and lintels above the windows. There is also a a fireplace with period wooden lintel and slate hearth which has enough space for a wood burning stove. From the sitting room a small set of steps lead up to the hallway with a side access door to the rear garden and around to the parking area and a door to the utility room. The useful utility room has a range of wall and floor units matching the kitchen units, velux window, work surface, sink and drainer. There is also space for a tumble dryer and plumbing for a washing machine and a wall mounted oil boiler, which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property.

On the first floor landing, there is a window to the front, airing cupboard, exposed ceiling beams and doors to the bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom has a window to the front with an elevated view over the neighbouring lawns, mature trees and shrubs. Exposed A-frame wooden beams, built in wardrobe and a small cupboard/hidden TV unit with power sockets. The second bedroom has a window to the rear looking out over the pasture and rear garden, vaulted ceiling, A-frame wooden ceiling beams and built in wardrobe. The family bathroom has a modern white suite comprising P-shaped bath with a mains shower over, double glass shower screen, WC, sink, heated towel rail and window to the rear.

Outside - A private driveway leads up to the property, double garage and plenty of parking. The detached double garage, which could also be converted to a home office/workshop subject to planning, has two up and over doors, roof storage, light and power. There is an external oil tank to the side of the garage. A garden wraps around the rear and side of the property which is currently laid to lawn and sloping in areas, along with an adjoining sloping paddock, divided by low stock fencing.

Directions - From Bideford proceed on the A386, Torrington road for approximately 1.5 miles, turning right just before Landcross Chapel signposted Buckland Brewer and Parkham. Follow this road for approximately 5 miles where the property can be found on the left hand side with a Stags for sale board at the end of the driveway.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council.

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14 September 2018

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