NR CHULMLEIGH | £295,000


A quintessential English COUNTRY COTTAGE situated in a quiet rural location approximately two miles from Chulmleigh offering beautifully presented TWO BEDROOM & TWO BATHROOM accommodation including a farmhouse style Kitchen, a character Sitting Room and a Garden Room with good sized COTTAGE GARDENS which have been professionally planted to create a really super addition.
SITUATION 2 James Week is situated between Chulmleigh and Chawleigh, a small Mid Devon village situated approximately one mile from the A377 Exeter/Barnstaple main road. Local facilities include a village shop, a childrens nursery, a Church, a hairdressers and a local pub. A wider range of facilities can be found at Chulmleigh, approximately 1 ½ miles to the west, including a butcher, post office, a delicatessen, a grocers shop, a hairdresser, a garage, three local pubs, an Indian restaurant, a Church, a primary school, a secondary school and a community run Sports Centre. The larger market town of Crediton lies approximately eight miles to the east offering a more comprehensive range of shops and facilities including three supermarkets, solicitors, accountants, a secondary school, a Leisure Centre, and a good farmers market. The cathedral city of Exeter lies further to the east and offers all the shops and services one would expect from the countys principal city. Road Link is via the A30, which can easily be accessed at Okehampton or at Whiddon Down providing a fast route into Exeter in the east or Cornwall in the West.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with Leisure Centres in Crediton, and Okehampton offering well equipped fitness suites, swimming pools, football clubs, badminton, netball, tennis and judo. There are further community run sports facilities in Chulmleigh and Winkleigh, fishing in the rivers Oke, Taw and Torridge, near-by golf courses at Okehampton, Down St Mary and Crediton, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and water sports on North Devons scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately an hours drive.


DESCRIPTION 2 James Week is the quintessential English country cottage situated in a quiet rural location with just two other cottages half way between Chulmleigh and Chawleigh. The property is beautifully presented throughout and is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with a more recent timber framed and glazed addition to the rear encompassing the Garden Room under a pitched glazed roof. Internally the cottage benefits from a super bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a large character Sitting Room, a modern Garden Room, Two Double Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms. 2 James Week also benefits from a converted roof space which is currently used as a treatment room for massage and aromatherapy, oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. Outside and to the front of the cottage there is a large front garden which is planted with mature fruit trees whilst at the rear there is a beautiful plantsman's garden which has been divided into a series of smaller gardens, each with their own individual features creating a really super addition. 2 James Week also benefits from off-road parking for two cars, a storage shed and a Greenhouse.

ENTRANCE From the shared drive, a Storm Porch with outside light over gives access to the solid oak Front Door with heavy door furniture opens into the

KITCHEN A super bespoke Kitchen fitted with a range of units to three sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a 11/2 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, set below a window to the front over looking the garden with space and plumbing for a dishwasher below. At one end there is a space and point for a range cooker with extractor hood over set between two matching wall cupboards, whilst on the opposite side of the Kitchen is a range of further matching units including an integrated fridge/freezer with display shelving to one side. In one corner a door opens into a useful under stairs storage cupboard fitted with a range of shelving and coast hanging space. The Kitchen is finished with a ceramic tiled floor, inset ceiling down lighters, a smoke alarm, telephone point, radiator and a cupboard housing the electric meters and fuse boxes. On one side a cupboard houses the 'Grant' oil fired boiler, providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators. AT the rear an original painted wood broad door opens into the

SITTING/DINING ROOM A super character room with fully glazed French doors at one end overlooking and leading into the Garden Room and the original exposed stone fireplace on one side housing the 'Villager' multi fuel stove with tiled hearth and original bread oven to one side. In one corner is a range of fitted book shelving whilst at the side of the room there is a radiator. The Sitting Room also benefits from five wall lights, coved ceiling, TV point and ceramic tiled floor. In one corner a door opens onto easy turn stairs leading to the First Floor Landing.

GARDEN ROOM A super addition being of timber framed construction under a glazed roof with double glazed windows to three sides with slate sills enjoying lovely views over the garden and open countryside beyond. There are radiators on either side and double French doors overlooking and leading out to the garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING From the Sitting Room a door opens on the stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all principal rooms, smoke alarm, radiator and central heating thermostat. A further door opens onto steep stairs leading to an attic room.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized double bedroom with window to the front over looking the rear garden and allowing lovely far reaching views of open countryside with radiator below. On one side is a built in double wardrobe with storage shelving, whilst in one corner is a further built in cupboard fitted with shelving.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the front once again allowing views over the garden and the countryside beyond with stained wood sill and radiator below.

BATHROOM fitted with a traditional bathroom suite including a roll top bath with stainless steel mixer taps and hand held shower attachment; a low level WC, and a pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splash backs and wall lights over. At the front the window over looks the orchard, radiator, heated towel rail and sloping ceiling.

SHOWER ROOM with part sloping ceiling and a matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a 'Aqualisa' electric shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser; low level WC; and a pedestal hand wash basin with back lit mirror over. In one corner is the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater. The Shower Room is finished with a chrome ladder towel rail, multi pane window to the front with painted sill, shaver point and an oak board floor.

ATTIC ROOM From the First Floor Landing a door opens onto stairs up to the Attic Room which is currently used as a massage/aromatherapy treatment room with two velux windows to the front anda range of built in storage cupboards in one corner, telephone point, further under eaves storage cupboard and radiator.

OUTSIDE From the country road, a shared drive gives access to the dedicated off-road parking area providing ample space for at least two cars. From the parking area a shared concrete path leads down to the front door and to steps leading up to the front garden which is mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with mature fruit trees including apples, pears and raspberry canes. At one end is a super wildlife pond with a gate to one side opening into a further section of garden with a central path and vehicular gate returning back onto the country lane.

Returning to the parking area a pedestrian path, over which 2 James Week has a right of way, leads around the end of the terrace cottages passing the useful stone storage shed and leading to a wooden gate into the Rear Garden which is a mature plantsmans garden with a series of paths, hedges and lawns. The garden is divided into three sections, with a cottage, shrub and perennial garden immediately to the rear of the property, separated by a mature beech hedge with walkways into a second area of garden which is mainly laid to lawn but planted with an array a mature specimen plants set behind a clipped privet hedge. At one end a further beech hedge with archway leads into a third and final section of garden, again planted with a range of mature shrubs. On one side is a timber framed greenhouse, whilst on the other is a timber Garden Shed. From this area of garden there are wonderful views across open countryside, whilst immediately to the rear of the house access can be gained into the property via the French Doors into the Garden Room.

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

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Strictly by appointment through the agent
Floorplan for NR CHULMLEIGH