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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Mill Hill, Tavistock

Sold by Us £215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended Duke OF Bedford Character Cottage
  • Charming and Well Presented Accommodation
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Refitted Kitchen and Bathroom
  • 19' Dual Aspect Sitting/Dining Room With Open Fire
  • Conservatory
  • Uninterrupted Countryside Views
  • Large Gardens With Woodland
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Highly Sought After Rural Hamlet

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A charming and really well presented two double bedroom extended Duke of Bedford character cottage dating back to the mid-nineteenth century, with large attractive gardens and woodland, ample parking, uninterrupted countryside views and well situated in the highly sought after rural hamlet of Mill Hill just a short drive from the market town of Tavistock and its amenities.

The property has a wealth of period and interesting features and has been well maintained and updated over the years, including a refitted kitchen and bathroom. The lovely accommodation briefly comprises entrance porch, refitted kitchen, 19' dual aspect sitting/dining room with open fire, inner hall, conservatory, two double bedrooms and refitted bathroom. The cottage also benefits from oil fired central heating and PVCu double glazing throughout. Early viewing recommended.  

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

Solid wooden front door leads into: 

ENTRANCE PORCH Coat hooks; exposed stone walling; solid wooden door leads into: 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 19' 6" x 13' 8" (5.94m x 4.17m) maximum Good sized dual aspect room full of character with feature stone open fireplace with granite mantel and cloam oven housing a cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; exposed beams; television point; telephone point; five wall light points; dining area with quarry tiled flooring; angled staircase rises to first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard; PVCu double glazed window to front with deep sill overlooking front garden and surround countryside; additional PVCu double glazed window to side; two double radiators; part-glazed wooden door into inner hallway and opening leads into: 

KITCHEN 10' 10" x 7' 5" (3.3m x 2.26m) Light and airy room, recently refitted with a modern range of matching wall and base cabinets with a soft close feature and contrasting roll top worksurfaces; inset stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; built-in Lamona stainless steel double oven and grill with inset Lamona four ring ceramic hob above; built-in Lamona dishwasher; built-in automatic washing machine; space for upright fridge/freezer; spotlighting; quarry tiled flooring; conservation roof light; PVCu double glazed window to rear overlooking courtyard and gardens; radiator. 

INNER HALLWAY 8' 2" x 4' 11" (2.49m x 1.5m) Radiator; door and borrowed light window from bathroom and multi-paned wooden door leads into: 

CONSERVATORY 10' 7" x 10' 7" (3.23m x 3.23m) Useful dual aspect second reception room with polycarbonate roof; two PVCu double glazed windows to front; PVCu double glazed door to front; two PVCu double glazed windows to rear overlooking courtyard and gardens; PVCu double glazed French doors to rear providing access to courtyard, parking and gardens; laminate flooring; double radiator. 

BATHROOM 6' 5" x 5' (1.96m x 1.52m) Part-tiled and recently refitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with Mira Zest shower over, low level WC with concealed cistern, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinet beneath; extractor fan; tiled flooring; obscure PVCu double glazed window to rear; modern upright radiator. 


LANDING Exposed beams; PVCu double glazed window to side; stripped wooden doors to both bedrooms. 

BEDROOM ONE 11' 7" x 10' 2" (3.53m x 3.1m) Feature Victorian-style cast iron fireplace with wooden mantel and surround with slate hearth; built-in double airing cupboard housing a lagged water tank with immersion and ample shelving; access to loft space; PVCu double glazed window to rear overlooking garden; double radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' x 8' 1" (4.27m x 2.46m) Exposed beams; built-in double wardrobe with hanging and storage; telephone point; PVCu double glazed window to front with lovely outlook over the bordering countryside; double radiator. 

OUTSIDE: The cottage benefits from large attractive gardens that lead up to an area of natural woodland which is a particular feature of this lovely home.

To the front, a paved footpath leads to both the main entrance and continues to the entrance of the conservatory. The front garden is enclosed by wooden fencing, mainly laid to lawn with a well stocked mature flowerbed with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees. 

Immediately to the rear of the cottage and accessed via the conservatory, is a pretty courtyard (measuring approximately 30' x 15') with outbuilding and totally enclosed by a natural stone wall and wooden panel fencing; This area has a paved patio providing a peaceful space for outside dining and enjoying the afternoon/evening sun alongside which is a small lawned area. 

OUTBUILDING 8' 2" x 4' 7" (2.49m x 1.4m) Stone built with pitched tiled roof and lighting; housing a floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler; shelving. 

The main section of the garden and parking is located on the other side of the access lane. This large attractive garden is cleverly tiered to provide several pretty sections that lead to a natural woodland area at the top of the garden.

The first section of garden provides a chipped parking area for up to four vehicles which is bordered by natural stone walling. A paved footpath leads from here to all sections of the garden. 

The next section of garden offers complete privacy with a large area of lawn bordered by well stocked flowerbeds with a colourful array of plants and shrubs. To the side of the lawn is a wooden decked area providing a special and private space from which to enjoy the garden and sunshine, with a wooden garden storage shed alongside (measuring approximately 8' x 6') behind which is a useful woodstore. 

The pathway continues to an additional area of lawn enclosed by natural stone walling alongside which is a further seating area and an area with raised beds which have been used for the growing of fruit and vegetables. The pathway winds through areas of garden which have been left to nature, at the top of which is an additional wooden shed (measuring approximately 7' x 5') ideal for keeping chickens/hens and with raised beds. The garden gradually turns into a natural woodland and continues for approximately another 100ft.

The top of the garden enjoys wonderful views over the village and surrounding countryside. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water, mains drainage and oil fired central heating. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.  

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed along Plymouth Road turning right at Drake's Statue roundabout. Turn left at the mini roundabout and proceed up the hill, passing the Catholic Church on the left hand side before turning right on to Crease Lane. Continue for approximately one and a half miles. Take the turning on the right signposted for the hamlet of Mill Hill and continue along the lane where the property will be found near the end of the row of cottages on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign. 

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12 October 2017

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