NR CHULMLEIGH | £800 PCM, Fees Apply


A beautifully presented CHARACTER COUNTRY COTTAGE set in an outstanding rural location and allowing lovely views across open countryside and down the Taw Valley offering well laid out THREE BEDROOM UNFURNISHED/PART FURNISHED accommodation with PARKING and a terraced REAR GARDEN which adjoins woodland to the rear. PETS CONSIDERED.
SITUATION 12 Challices is in Eggesford a small rural village in the heart of the Taw Valley approximately one mile from the A377 and the train station on the edge of Flashdown Forest in a small terrace of just three other properties. The small village of Wembworthy offers a Church, a Village Hall and a good local pub called The Lymington Arms, whilst the small local town of Chulmleigh, approximately 3 ½ miles by car, offers a wider range of facilities including a grocers shop, butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, antiques shop, florist, indian restaurant, delicatessen, and bistro along with both a primary school and secondary school/community college, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, bank, churches, library, two public houses, a community run Sports Centre and a short 18 hole golf course. The larger towns of Crediton to the east and South Molton to the north, both offer a more comprehensive range of shops & facilities including super markets, banks, building societies, cottage hospitals, accountants, solicitors and garden centres. An hourly rail link is available at Eggesford Station providing easy access to Exeter and Barnstaple, whilst road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can be easily 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, providing a fast Intercity rail link to London Paddington, are both approximately forty-five minutes drive. There is also an airport at Exeter providing travel across Europe.

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 A beautifully presented character mid terrace cottage situated in a quiet semi-rural location amongst a small development of similar properties in the heart of the Taw Valley, approximately one mile from Eggesford Station and the A377. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction under a slate roof with part rendered and colour washed elevations, painted wood windows and doors throughout and a more recent single storey extension to the rear, also under a slate room encompassing the Garden/Dining Room. Internally the property offers deceptively spacious three bedroom and one bathroom family accommodation including a modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a good sized character Sitting Room and a useful Garden/Dining Room. 12 Challices also benefits from oil fired central heating and a the original open fireplace in the Sitting Room fitted with a wood burner. Outside and to the front of the house there is dedicated off-road parking for at least two cars whilst at the rear of the cottage there is a terraced rear garden which leads up to the ancient Challies Wood and is ideal for dog walking and a great place for children to play.

ENTRANCE From the shared drive, a heavy wooden painted Front Door opens into the

KITCHEN 18' 6" x 9' 10" (5.64m x 3m) A super farmhouse style Kitchen with a range of matching cream shaker style units to three sides under a wood block work surface including and incorporating an inset twin bowl ceramic sink unit set below a window to the front allowing lovely rural views. The Kitchen also benefits from an integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space and point for a cooker with built-in extractor hood over, space and point for a fridge/freezer, a range of matching wall cupboards, a useful under-stairs storage cupboard, inset ceiling down lighting and a ceramic tiled floor. On one side there is a Worcester oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators whilst in one corner a door opens into the

SITTING ROOM 18' 9" x 16' 4" (5.72m x 4.98m) A lovely character room with the original recessed fireplace to one side housing a multi-fuel stove with original bread oven to one side and stone hearth, exposed central ceiling timber and recessed window to the rear over looking the garden. The room also benefits from a shelved display niche, a radiator. In one corner double French Doors lead into the Garden Room, whilst on one side a door leads up to the First Floor Landing.

GARDEN ROOM/DINING ROOM 13' 1" x 10' 10" (3.99m x 3.3m) Being two thirds glazed under a slate roof with a door to the rear allowing access out to the garden, radiator and fitted storage shelving.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with doors off to all rooms.

BEDROOM 1 10' 6" x 9' 5" (3.2m x 2.87m) A double bedroom with window to the front with shutters allowing lovely rural views across open countryside, shelved storage cupboard and radiator Walk-in wardrobe at one end providing useful storage space.

BEDROOM 2 11' 0" x 10' 11" (3.35m x 3.33m) Another double bedroom fitted with a raised cabin style bed in order to make best use of space, a radiator, exposed central ceiling beam, access to roof space, wardrobe recess and window to the rear overlooking the garden and forest beyond.

BEDROOM 3 12' 9" x 7' 11" (3.89m x 2.41m) Another double bedroom fitted with a raised cabin style bed in order to make best use of space, a radiator, exposed central ceiling beam, access to roof space, shelved recess and window to the rear overlooking the garden and forest beyond.


BATHROOM 8' 9" x 7' 0" (2.67m x 2.13m) Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel taps; a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a mains fed shower with glazed shower screen; a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. The bathroom is finished with a heated towel rail, window to the front allowing far reaching views and a wall mounted vanity unit.

OUTSIDE At the front of the property there is off road parking for at least two cars allowing access over the shared drive to the Front Door, with two wooden Storage Sheds to one side. At the rear of the property there is a terraced rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn and leads up to Challice Wood at the back, where super country walks can be enjoyed. The garden also boasts several established shrubs and ano and is very private creating a really super addition.

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

TENURE The property is to be let unfurnished on a six month Assured Shorthold Tenancy (minimum). Possession will not be granted until the Agreement has been signed, references have been taken up and the in-going funds have been paid (cleared funds). Please Note: Pets by arrangement.

RATES The Tenant will be responsible for the Council Tax ~ Band B

Rent ~ £800 per calendar month, payable in advance by Banker's standing order.

In-Going Costs ~ A deposit in the sum of one months rent to be paid, which will be held by the Agent as stakeholder and returned to the Tenant at the end of the tenancy, providing the terms of the Agreement have been adhered to. One whole month's rent is to be paid in advance before taking occupation.


APPLICATION DETAILS We will require your photographic identification (i.e driving license or passport) and a copy of a recent Utility Bill from your current address. We will check your credit rating as well as seek references from your employer and current/previous landlords. The Keenor Estate Agent standard set-up and administration fee for a single occupant is £125.00 plus VAT = £150.00. or for a joint application it will be ~ £165.00 plus VAT = £198.00.

DIRECTIONS From the A377 Exeter/Barnstaple main road at Eggesford, drive over the level crossing and proceed up the hill to Eggesford Fourways turning left at the monument. Challices will be found on the right hand side after the double bend and No 12 is the middle cottage.

VIEWINGS & OUT OF HOURS Strictly by appointment through the agent
Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail enquiries@keenors.co.uk

DISCLAIMER These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through The Keenor Estate Agent. The particulars have been reproduced in good faith and although every reasonable care has been taken in their preparation they must be treated as a guideline only and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements and distances given within these particulars are approximate and mention of any appliances and/or services does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying to interested parties prior to viewing please contact our office.
Floorplan for NR CHULMLEIGH