CHULMLEIGH | £200,000


A deceptively spacious END TERRACE Victorian House conveniently situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh offering THREE BEDROOM accommodation arranged over three floors including a Sitting Room, Kitchen and Two Bathrooms with small Rear Shed but NO GARDEN. Offered with No On-Going Chain.
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, florists, hairdressers etc, along with the excellent Chulmleigh Academy offering schooling from the ages of 3 to 16 years of age, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, churches, library, two public houses and a community run Sports Centre 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 minutes 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 South Molton, 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 watersports on North Devons scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hours drive.


DESCRIPTION Ashleigh Cottage is a end-terrace Victorian cottage situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh near all the shops and services. The property is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with part rendered and colour washed elevations and painted wood windows throughout. Internally the accommodation is arranged over three floors and briefly comprises a Sitting Room, a large Inner Hall, a split level Kitchen, a downstairs Shower Room. From the Inner Hall Stairs lead to the First Floor Landing where there are two Double Bedrooms, a Family Bathroom and further stairs to the large second floor Bedroom. Ashleigh Cottage benefits from all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period including the original fireplace in the Sitting Room, traditional sash windows throughout as well as many of the original panel doors. Although in reasonable condition the property would now benefit from some redecoration and re-carpeting. Outside and to the rear of the property there is an attached Rear Hall/Shed which is useful for log storage. Ashleigh Cottage also benefits from a shared access to the side of the cottage which leads round to the shed at the rear.

ENTRANCE From South Molton Street a step leads up to the original Front Door opening into the

SITTING ROOM A good sized room with two windows to the front allowing good natural light and original fireplace to one side housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with back boiler, stone hearth and display cupboard to one side. The Sitting also benefits from a cupboard housing the electric meters and fuse boxes, smoke alarm and an electric panel heater. At the rear a door opens into the

INNER HALL with doors to the Kitchen, a Walk-in Storage Cupboard with coat hanging space to one side and a further Understairs Cupboard, whilst on one side easy turn stairs lead to the First Floor Landing. The Inner Hall also benefits from an original tiled floor, window to one side, electric panel hater radiator and smoke alarm.

KITCHEN A split level Kitchen with a range of matching units along one wall under a roll op work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a one a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washing machine below. At one end is a built-in Zanussi double oven and grill with inset ceramic hob and pull out extractor fan over set between a range of matching wall cupboards. In one corner is a further matching floor unit under a roll-top work surface with space and plumbing for a fridge below. The Kitchen also benefits from space and point for a fridge, two velux windows, an extractor fan, a smoke alarm and a ceramic tiled floor. At the rear a Back Door leads out to the Rear Hall/Storage Shed whilst on one side a door leads into a downstairs

SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle housing a 'Mira Jump' electric shower with glazed shower screens to two side; a low level WC, and a pedestal wash hand basin with shaver light over. The Bathroom is finished with an obscure glazed window to one side, extractor fan and a tiled floor.

STAIRS AND FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Inner Hall, easy turn stairs with wooden balustrade and hand rail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with doors off to Bedrooms 1 & 2 and the Bathroom and further door to the stairs leading to the Second Floor Bedroom. The Landing also benefits from a window to the rear, smoke alarm and a radiator.

BEDROOM 1 A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side allowing good natural light, radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Another dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side allowing good natural light, radiator

BATHROOM A good sized bathroom with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with 'Mira Go' electric shower over and glazed shower screen to one side; a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs; and a low level WC with obscure glazed window to one side with window seat below. In one corner is the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving over. The bathroom also benefits from a radiator and shaver light.

SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM Returning to the First Floor Landing a door opens onto stairs leading to a large Second Floor Bedroom with two windows to the side overlooking South Molton Street, feature vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frames, under eaves storage cupboards on both sides and smoke alarm.

OUTSIDE From South Molton Street, a pedestrian gate leads onto a shared cobbled path over which Ashleigh Cottage has a pedestrian right of way and leads to the Back Door into a Rear Hall/Shed which is useful for log storage.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

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