5 bedroom property for saleChipley, Newton Abbot
Occupying a highly privileged location in a semi-rural hamlet this beautiful attached cottage has been extensively redesigned to a very high standard & encourages an idyllic “indoor/outdoor” lifestyle with excellent work from home possibilities. It stands in grounds of an acre & overlooks farmland.
Beautifully Presented Extended Cottage *Combining Best of “Old & New” *Idyllic Semi-Rural Settingv *Easy Access: Newton Abbot (3 miles) Ashburton (6 Miles) A38 (3 miles) *Superb Master Bedroom Suite with Balcony & en suite *4/5 Bedrooms *Sitting Rm, Dining Rm, Living Rm *Kitchen *Bathroom *Useable Acre of Gardens
The current owners extended the cottage in 2012 to provide an additional Living Room with wide opening bi-fold doors providing access to the patio & the mature secluded gardens. The extension includes, on the first floor, a sumptuous main bedroom suite, itself also having bi-fold doors, this time leading on to a “frameless” glass balcony with views of unspoilt Devon countryside.
Set in a countryside location, accessibility remains assured with the A38 Devon Expressway just 3 miles away. Ashburton "The Gateway to Dartmoor" is also just 6 miles away with Haytor a similar distance. A mainline railway connection can be found at Newton Abbot. Exeter International Airport is a convenient 30 mins drive.
Holly Cottage is approached by either a gravel driveway entrance through double opening timber gates or by the traditional pedestrian footpath accessed through a picket style garden gate.
Timber front door opens directly into...
Sitting Room: 4.55m x 4.42m (14' 11" x 14' 6") The traditional sitting room at the “old end” of the house with character to match, exposed beams, a modern multi-fuel burner inset to chimney, upvc double glazed Georgian bar cottage style window to front. Stairs rising to First Floor Landing. Door to...
Kitchen: 4.90m x 2.72m (16' x 8' 11") Fitted with an extensive range of wall & base units with granite work surface, matching upstands & complementary mosaic stone tiling, large “double bowl sink unit” with mixer tap, over counter lighting, space & plumbing for integrated washing machine, integrated slimline dishwasher, Rangemaster range cooker with 5 burner gas hob, matching canopy hood, travertine floor tiling, double opening upvc french windows out on to the cottage garden. Modern oak doors lead to the Utility Room & Dining Room. Agents' note: the owners have created a modern take on a “serving hatch” which provides a wide opening offering a view through the Dining Room & Living Room drawing the eye through these rooms and into the garden. Bi-fold “shutters” close off the hatch if preferred.
Dining room: 5.10m x 4.12m (16' 8" x 13' 6") Continuation of modern cottage character with modern oak beams to the ceiling and rustic engineered oak floor, large slate hearth and open grate fireplace, upvc double glazed Georgian bar cottage window to front with outlook to farmland. Double width glazed oak doors open through to...
Living Room: 5.02m x 4.75m (16' 5" x 15' 7") A particularly impressive dual aspect living room with Georgian bar double glazed window to front and wide opening bi-fold doors giving access to the patio & gardens and having an outlook to nearby farmland. A second staircase connects to the master bedroom suite.
Utility Room: Floor standing oil boiler, windows to rear, cupboards, door to outside and further door to downstairs WC.
First Floor Landing: Doors off to individual bedrooms and bathroom. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, access to two loft spaces. Two windows to rear. Further door to...
Master Bedroom Suite: Comprising Bedroom, en suite shower room and a Dressing Room/Nursery.
Master Bedroom 5.03m x 4.75m (16' 6" x 15' 7") Impressive master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and atrium style window incorporating the wide opening bi-fold doors giving access and outlook onto the BALCONY itself enclosed by frameless glass panes ensuring an unobstructed view of the gardens & nearby countryside. Further windows to either side of the room.
En suite shower room: Spacious room with walk in shower with electric shower unit, hand basin set onto vanity unit, close coupled WC, slate floor tiling, ceramic wall tiling, chrome ladder rail/radiator. Skylight window.
Dressing Room (Bed 5/Nursery): 3.31m x 2.39m (10' 10" x 7' 10") Fitted with wardrobes to either side of the room concealed by modern oak sliding doors. Georgian bar double glazed window to fields.
Agent's note – the Master Bedroom Suite & Living Room are connected by a staircase as this area was designed to allow this end of the house to be used as an annexe if required.
Bedroom 2 3.62m x 3.22m (11' 10" x 10' 6") Delightful cottage style bedroom with Georgian bar window to front, built in double wardrobe.
Bedroom 3: 3.48m x 2.39m (11' 5" x 7' 10") Currently used as an office, Georgian bar window to front
Bedroom 4: 4.46m x 2.63m (14' 7" x 8' 7") Another cottage style bedroom with Georgian bar window to front, built in double wardrobe. Character exposed beam & niche.
Bathroom: Modern suite comprising panelled bath with illuminated niche in the wall behind, hand basin set into vanity unit, close coupled WC, tiled and glazed shower enclosure with electric shower, ceramic wall tiling to each wall, chrome ladder rail/radiator, obscure glazed window.
Outside: Adjacent to the front of the property can be found a well established cottage style garden most reminiscent of Holly Cottage's origins, to the rear can be found a partly covered courtyard area adjacent to the Utility Room. The oil tank is sited here.
Sited within the extensive gardens and grounds of approximately 1 acre that are mature and well cared for are two office/workshops
1) A Studio/Office 4.20m x 3.63m (13' 9" x 11' 10") with decking and double glazed Windows, insulation power and light. Ideal as a "Work from Home Office".
2) Towards the top of the garden, insulated Workshop/Garden Chalet 9.80m x 4.80m (32' 1" x 15' 8") overall including veranda, power and water supply.
For a taste of the "Good Life" there is a patio shaded by a pergola offering a relaxed seating and eating space. There are areas set aside for vegetable growing with two greenhouses and a potting shed, also a chicken house and run with feed storage shed and another shed for garden storage. The garden boundaries are principally traditional Devon banks and edge onto farmland and pasture.
Viewing a must, Contact Andy Cook for more details.
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