South Molton Street, Chulmleigh | £165,000

A delightful Grade II Listed Semi-Detached CHARACTER COTTAGE conveniently situated a minutes walk from the centre of Chulmleigh offering attractive presented and comfortable THREE BEDROOM accommodation including a large Sitting Room, a Kitchen and a Bathroom with good sized WALLED COURTYARD 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, hardware store 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, bank, 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 Higher Ivyside is a most attractive Grade II Listed semi-detached character cottage conveniently situated a minutes walk from Chulmleigh's shops and services. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction under a slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and the original wood windows throughout. Internally the accommodation offers all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period and briefly comprises an Entrance Hall, a good sized character Sitting/Dining Room, a Galley Style Kitchen, Three Bedrooms and a Bathroom. Higher Ivyside has been well maintained by the current owners who have regularly used the property as a second home for the last 20 years and benefits from an open fire in the Sitting/Dining Room, a well equipped Kitchen and radiators heated by the fire in the Sitting Room in most of the rooms. Outside there is a completely enclosed paved courtyard garden creating a lovely Summer Seating area and an ideal site for flower pots and planters with a separate raised balcony area giving access to a useful talleted Garden Shed.

ENTRANCE HALL From South Molton Street, a wooden Front Door opens into an Entrance Hall providing ample coat and shoe storage space with overhead electric meters and fuse boxes. On one side a door opens into the

SITTING/DINING ROOM 23' 0" x 11' 9" (7.01m x 3.58m) A super light and airy character room with two original arched multi-pane windows to the front and a multi-pane French Door also at the front, all overlooking South Molton Street and allowing good natural light. At the rear of the room there is a brick fireplace housing an open grate with back boiler heating water for radiators with tiled hearth and wooden mantle over. At one end of the room is the original stone fireplace with inset heavy beam over which is currently shelved with electric panel heater below. The room is finished with wall lights, a TV point and a telephone point. At the rear a door opens into the

KITCHEN 23' 0" x 6' 0" (7.01m x 1.83m) A lovely Galley Style Kitchen fitted with a range of floor and wall units along one wall set under a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear, an' Everhot' electric range cooker with shelved recess over, and space and point for a fridge/freezer at one end with window to one side. At the rear there is a built-in storage cupboard, whilst at one end stairs lead to the First Floor Landing with useful under-stairs storage recess below. The Kitchen is finished with part panelled walls, space and plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher, telephone point and radiator.

LANDING From the Kitchen, open tread easy turn stairs lead to the First Floor Landing with window and door to the Bathroom and Second Landing with radiator, hatch to roof space and further door to

BEDROOM 2 10' 5" x 7' 5" (3.18m x 2.26m) A small double bedroom with secondary double glazed arched window to the front with radiator below.

BEDROOM 1 13' 6" x 10' 9" (4.11m x 3.28m) A double bedroom with attractive multi-pane arched window to the front overlooking South Molton Street with radiator below. On one side there is a built-in wardrobe fitted with hanging rails and storage shelving whilst at one end there is a concealed fireplace. At the side of the wardrobe a door leads into

BEDROOM 3/STUDY A small single bedroom set off the Bathroom with recessed window to the side. On one side is the Airing Cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and shelving below.

BATHROOM with a matching coloured suite comprising a panel bath with side handles; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and shelf over; and a low level WC. The Bathroom is finished with a velux window, part sloping ceiling and a radiator. At one end a door returns to the Landing.

OUTSIDE The paved walled Courtyard Garden is accessed via a right of way over a drive to the side of the property (driveway does not belong) and is completely enclosed creating an ideal private Summer Seating area and a great site for flower pots and planters. On one side external stairs lead up to a balcony and a tallet storage area.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Hot water supplied by Back Boiler and electric immersion heater. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail
Floorplan for South Molton Street, Chulmleigh