CHULMLEIGH | £250,000


A most attractive Victorian TOWN HOUSE situated in a convenient location just off the centre of Chulmleigh offering well laid out THREE BEDROOM & TWO RECEPTION room family accommodation with private walled GARDENS to the side and rear.
SITUATION Chulmleigh is a small but busy town set in the heart of rural Devon. It is the centre for an active and friendly community and offers a good range of local shops including a butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, hardware store etc, along with both a primary and secondary school/community college, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, bank, churches, library, three public houses and a short 18 hole golf course. The market town of South Molton to the north and Crediton to the south both offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and the local railway station at Eggesford, 2 miles, provides a rail link between Exeter and Barnstaple. Road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can easily be accessed at South Molton. Barnstaple, North Devon's regional centre, and the Cathedral and University city of Exeter both offer the wide range of shopping, amenities and facilities one would expect from the county's principal town and city. Tiverton, the M5 motorway at Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway station, which provides a fast Intercity rail link to London Paddington, are both approximately forty-five minute's drive. There is also an international airport at Exeter.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a range of Leisure Centres at Tiverton, Crediton and Barnstaple, near-by tennis courts and clubs, local rugby, football and cricket clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further near-by golf courses at Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and water sports on North Devon's scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hour's drive.


DESCRIPTION Vicary's is a semi-detached Victorian town house conveniently situated in the centre of Chulmleigh, near all the shops and facilities. The property is of traditional Victorian brick construction under a slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and uPVC double glazed windows throughout. Internally the accommodation comprises a dual aspect Sitting Room, a separate Dining Room, a farmhouse style Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a Cloakroom/Utility Room, two Double Bedrooms, a Single Bedroom and a Bathroom. Vicary's also benefits from many traditional features one would expect from this style and period including original fireplaces in the Sitting Room and Dining Room, a strip pine board floor in the second bedroom and original strip pine panel doors throughout. Modern additions include a cast iron multi-fuel stove in the Sitting Room and oil-fired central heating throughout. Outside and to the side of Vicary's is a raised walled garden which has been designed with low maintenance in mind benefiting from mature shrub beds and a fruit cage. At the rear of the cottage is a further walled garden which is completely private and benefits from a central raised shrub bed, creating a really super Summer Seating area.

ENTRANCE From New Street a door opens into the Entrance Hall with strip pine doors to the Sitting Room, Dining Room and the Kitchen/Breakfast Room, and easy turn stairs leading to the First Floor Landing. The Hall also benefits from the electric meters and fuse boxes, wall mounted display shelving, stained wood tongue and groove panelling along the stair wall and smoke alarm. In one corner is the Under-stairs Storage Recess providing ample coat hanging space.

DINING ROOM A good sized room fitted with a window to the front overlooking New Street with feature stained pine window seat below. At one end is the original cast iron Victorian fireplace with painted wood surround and mantle and original built-in cupboards on either side with feature display shelving over. The room is finished with a radiator and a range of wall mounted pine book shelving.

SITTING ROOM A light and airy dual aspect room with window to the front overlooking New Street with feature window seat below and fully glazed painted French Doors to one side overlooking and leading out to the garden. At one end is the original exposed brick fireplace recess housing a cast-iron multi-fuel stove with slate hearth a exposed brick lintel over. To one side of the fireplace is a range of fitted display shelving with TV point below. The Sitting Room is finished with some painted tongue and groove panelling, part slate flooring, a telephone point and a radiator. Returning to the Hall, two slate steps lead up to the

KITCHEN fitted with a range of bespoke stained pine units to two sides under a stained pine butchers block work surface including and incorporating a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear over looking the Garden. On the opposite side there is a space and point for an LPG gas cooker with tiled splash backs and a space and point for a fridge freezer. At one end a fully uPVC double glazed door leads out to the garden at the side, whilst at the rear a further fully uPVC double glazed door leads out to the other area of garden at the rear of the property. In one corner is the 'Grant' oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators. The Kitchen is finished with a further window to the rear, two velux windows, seven inset ceiling down lighters, a smoke alarm, attractive recessed display shelving and a natural slate tiled floor. At one end a pine panel door opens into the

CLOAKROOM fitted with a matching white suite comprising a low level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash backs both set below a window to the rear. On one side there is space and plumbing for a washing machine with a fitted shelf over.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side overlooking New Street and the garden respectively and a radiator. At one end is a recessed wardrobe area fitted with hanging rails, shoe shelves and a further storage shelf.

BEDROOM 2 Another good sized double bedroom with window to the front overlooking New Street with stained wood sill. In one corner is a recessed single wardrobe fitted with hanging rail. The Bedroom also benefits from a radiator and an attractive strip pine floor.

BEDROOM 3 A good sized single Bedroom with a window to the side overlooking the garden with radiator below and stained pine sill.

BATHROOM with matching white suite comprising an enamel panel bath with fully tiled splash backs and a 'Triton Ivory' electric shower over with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and fully glazed shower screen to one side; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs; and a low level WC. The Bathroom also benefits from a white ladder towel rail, an extractor fan, a window to the rear with stained pine sill and an attractive strip pine floor.

OUTSIDE From New Street, double wooden doors open onto a concrete hard-standing with LPG gas bottles to one side and lean-to wooden storage shed to the other. In one corner fully glazed painted wood doors lead into the Sitting Room whilst on the opposite side concrete steps lead up to the level Garden which has been planted with an array of mature shrubs but designed with low maintenance in mind. In one corner is a Fruit Cage whilst on one side is the oil tank. The garden is walled on all sides but is south facing so enjoys sun for most of the day. Returning to the concrete hard standing a wooden doorway leads into a timber and glazed Lean-to situated at the side of the house and giving access to the fully glazed door into the Kitchen via three concrete steps. The Lean-to provides useful external dry storage for logs and coal etc. At the rear of the Vicarys and accessed via a second external door from the Kitchen there is a further area of level garden which is mostly laid to gravel with a central raised shrub bed and two corner raised shrub beds. This area of garden is also walled on all sides creating a super private Summer seating and Dining area.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

VIEWINGS Viewings Strictly by appointment through the agent Out of Office Hours Please Call 01769 580024


DIRECTIONS From the centre of Chulmleigh turn down into New Street past the Spar shop and Vicarys will be found on the left hand side.
Floorplan for CHULMLEIGH