3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Fore Street, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Sold STC £290,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Living room with inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Verandah
  • Large 2-storey barn

Full description

A charming and characterful attached Grade II Listed cottage in the heart of the village. 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 double bedrooms. Front and rear gardens. 2-storey barn.

Situation - Wesley Cottage is situated in the centre of the popular village of Morchard Bishop, in the heart of the Mid Devon countryside. The village itself offers a strong community with a good range of facilities including general store & cafe (Countryside Alliance Award 2013), parish church, primary school, pub, garage, sports club with tennis court and doctor's surgery. The towns of Tiverton (16 miles) and Crediton (8 miles) both offer a more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities together with public and state schooling. There are regular bus services to both Crediton and Exeter.

Description - Wesley Cottage is a charming attached Grade II Listed cottage which the Listed Buildings notes state dates from the 18th Century. Of rendered cob and stone elevations beneath a thatched roof, the property enjoys a wealth of character features including feature inglenook fireplace with bread oven, beamed ceilings, window seats and wooden brace and ledge doors. As is typical of a cottage of its age and nature, the rooms are not to standard size or layout and enjoy much quirkiness and character. The cottage forms part of the longest, continuous run of thatched buildings in Devon.

Accommodation - A newly thatched front porch with door leads to the sitting room with wooden ceiling beams, window seats, original inglenook fireplace with bread oven, new slate tiled hearth with inset wood burner and recently laid oak flooring. The dining room, with window seat, leads through to a recently fitted kitchen / breakfast room with a range of matching eye and base level units, fitted electric double oven, 4-ring ceramic hob, integral dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer and breakfast bar. The family bathroom has a corner bath with shower over, low level wc and wash hand basin as well as tiled flooring.
 
From the sitting room a turning staircase leads to a large landing with space for desk. There are three bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes.

Outside - From the road a pedestrian gate leads to a cobbled path to the front door by the side of which are two areas of level lawn bordered by hedging and shrubs, together with an ornamental pond. To the rear of the property is a large covered verandah with small lawned area as well as paved patio. Further to the rear is a large barn (see floor plan) with timber cladding set out over two floors. This has double doors to the rear lane and is suitable for a number of purposes including ancillary accommodation, office or playrooms, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Mains drainage.

Directions - On leaving Exeter proceed westwards on the A377, passing through Crediton and Copplestone continuing to Morchard Road. At Morchard Road turn right just before the Devonshire Dumpling pub signposted Morchard Bishop. Continue on this road into the village passing The London Inn on your right. Keep left and after a further 150 yards the 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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2019

Nearest stations

  • Morchard Road (2.0 mi)
  • Lapford (2.7 mi)
  • Copplestone (2.8 mi)
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21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

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Nearest stations

  • Morchard Road (2.0 mi)
  • Lapford (2.7 mi)
  • Copplestone (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Exeter

21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799076 Local call rate

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