CHULMLEIGH | £350,000


A substantial Victorian TOWN HOUSE situated in a quiet location just off the centre of Chulmleigh offering exceptionally spacious FIVE BEDROOM accommodation arranged over three floors including a well fitted open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room with separate Utility Room and a First Floor Sitting Room with attractive WALLED REAR GARDEN
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, antiques shop, gallery 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, mobile 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 Devons 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 countys 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 Copps House is a substantial Victorian town house situated in a quiet side street a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh adjacent to Davy Park. The property is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with uPVC double glazing on the front elevation and partial double glazing on the rear elevation. Internally the accommodation is arranged over three floors and briefly comprises a spacious open-plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room with a Walk-In Larder Cupboard, a separate Utility Room and a newly fitted Wet Room, on the first floor there is a character Sitting Room, Two Bedrooms, a Cloakroom and a Bathroom, whilst on the third floor are the three remaining Bedrooms. Copps House benefits from many original period features including traditional Victoria fireplaces in the Living Area, Sitting Room and Master Bedroom, original panel doors throughout as well as picture rails in many of the rooms, whilst modern additions include partial uPVC double glazing and a recently refitted Kitchen and Wet Room. The property also benefits from a solid fuel Rayburn for cooking, room heating and supplying domestic hot water. Outside and to the rear of Copps House there is a sizeable walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn and completely private creating a really super addition.

ENTRANCE From the quiet side street, a cobbled path leads to the half glazed Front Door, opening into the

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING AREA with a good sized Living Area to one side with bay window to the front and original Victorian fireplace at one end (not currently in use) with stained wood surround and mantel. On the other side of the room there is a recently re-fitted Kitchen fitted with a range of matching shaker style units to two sides under a roll-top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with brushed chrome mixer tap set below a range of matching wall units with an integrated dish washer to one side. On the opposite side there is a further range of matching units including a larder cupboard and built-in stainless steel 'Bosch' single oven and grill with inset four ring hob and stainless steel extractor hood over. In the centre of the room there is an attractive island unit incorporating a range of cupboards and storage drawers, whilst on one side is the solid fuel Rayburn with tiled splash backs for cooking, room heating and providing domestic hot water. Further to one side there is former fireplace recess with a traditional Victorian Cupboard to one side fitted with shelving. At one end of the Kitchen is a good sized Dining Area with bay window to the front and TV point to one side. At the rear of the Kitchen, stairs lead to the First Floor Landing, a half glazed Back Door leads out to the Rear Garden and further doors lead to a Walk-in Larder Cupboard and the Utility Room.

WALK-IN LARDER CUPBOARD fitted with a range of traditional larder shelving, window to the rear, space and points for fridge and freezer and some useful cupboards.

UTILITY ROOM A useful room fitted with a range of matching 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 and space and plumbing for a washing machine to one side. There is additional space for fridges and freezers as well as a half glazed Back Door with window to one side leading out to the Rear Garden. On one side a door opens into the

WET ROOM with partially tiled walls including a Walk-in Shower with tiled and drained floor and an electric Triton T80 shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser; a low level WC; and a wall mounted wash hand basin. The Wet Room is finished with a chrome ladder towel rail and an extractor fan.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Kitchen, easy turn stairs with wooden balustrade and hand rail on either side and traditional full length Victorian stained glass window to the rear leads to the First Floor Landing with stained wood doors off to the Sitting Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 5, Cloakroom and the Bathroom. The Landing is finished with a smoke alarm and a radiator.

SITTING ROOM A light and spacious room with two windows to the front with radiators below allowing views over the neighbouring gardens, and an original Victorian fireplace at one end housing an open grate with tiled hearth and slips and stained wood surround and mantle. The room is finished with a picture rail and TV point.

MASTER BEDROOM A light and spacious double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the neighbouring garden with radiator below. At one end is another original Victorian fireplace housing an open grate with tiled hearth and slips and painted wood surround and mantle. The room is finished with a picture rail.

BATHROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a kidney shaped panel bath with stainless steel mixer tap with wall mounted shower attachment and glazed shower screen to one side; and a built-in vanity unit with cupboard below and obscure glazed window to one side with radiator below. In one corner is the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving.

TOILET with pine tongue and groove walls and matching white suite comprising a low level WC with tiled surround, set below an obscure glazed window to the rear; and a built-in vanity unit with cupboard below and tiled splash backs.

BEDROOM 6/STUDY A single bedroom but currently used as a study with a range of fitted shelving to one side including a fitted computer desk with obscure glazed window to the rear and radiator below.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING From the First Floor Landing further stairs with wooden balustrade and handrail on either side and the original full length stained glass window continuing up the other lead to the Second Floor Landing with doors off to Bedrooms 2,3, 4 and 5. The Landing also benefits from a hatch to the roof space and smoke alarm.

BEDROOM 2 A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side allowing views over the neighbouring garden and glimpses of open countryside in the distance.

BEDROOM 3 Another dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side also overlooking the neighbouring garden and allowing glimpses of open countryside.

BEDROOM 4 An L shaped double bedroom with window to the side.

BEDROOM 5 A single bedroom with velux window to the rear

OUTSIDE At the front of Copps House there is a cobbled curtilage allowing access to the Front Door and provides useful space for flower pots and planters. On one side a further door opens into an alleyway leading alongside the house and gives access to a Back Door into the Rear Garden with electric meters and fuse boxes to one side. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a partially covered concrete patio area allowing access to the Back Doors into the Kitchen, and Utility Room and creates a lovely secluded summer seating and dining area with outside tap to one side. From the patio area steps lead up to the good sized Rear Garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a stone wall on one side and clipped privet hedge on the other creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion and a super addition to the property. In one corner is a good sized wooden Garden Shed useful for storage.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Solid Fuel Rayburn for cooking, room heating, providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

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