CHULMLEIGH | £385,000

A large INDIVIDUAL DETACHED DORMER BUNGALOW situated towards the outskirts of Chulmleigh offering spacious and highly versatile 3/4 BEDROOM and 2/3RECEPTION ROOM accommodation benefitting from ample OFF-ROAD PARKING, a useful DETACHED BARN/WORKSHOP/GARAGE and Good Sized GARDENS.
DESCRIPTION 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, hairdressers, florists 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 The Wheel House is a super individual detached dormer bungalow situated in a quiet off-road location towards the outskirts of Chulmleigh. The property is of traditional cavity bock construction under a concrete tiled roof with a more recent single storey addition to one side encompassing the Rear Hall and Utility Room, all with rendered and colour washed elevations. Internally the light and spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises on the ground floor an Entrance Hall, a triple aspect Sitting Room, a Dining Room, a downstairs Shower Room, a Study/Bedroom 4, a well fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room and a useful a Rear Hall/Utility Room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a further bathroom. The Wheel House also benefits from oil-fired central heating, a modern wood burner in the Sitting ROom and uPVC double glazing throughout. Outside the sweeping tarmac drive providing ample parking for several vehicles gives access to a detached Stone Barn/Garage/Workshop which is split level and provides useful storage and workshop space. Beyond the drive is a large area of lawned front garden bordered by mature shrubs and hedging whilst at the rear there are more secluded areas of garden including a vegetable patch and a paved patio area. The Wheel House also benefits from some further useful storage sheds/log stores.

ENTRANCE From the tarmac drive paved steps lead up to the uPVC double glazed Front Door with window to one side, opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with doors to all principal ground floor rooms and stairs to one side leading to First Floor Landing, under stairs storage recess, smoke alarm and radiator.

SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a thermostatically controlled stainless steel shower; a pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shelf over; and a low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the front, with tiled shelf and extractor fan. The Shower Room is finished with inset ceiling downlighting and a radiator.

DINING ROOM with uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden and radiator to one side. At one end a wide archway leads through to the

SITTING ROOM A super triple aspect room with windows to the front and rear and fully glazed sliding patio doors to one side overlooking and leading out to the patio area at the side of the property. On the opposite side is a brick fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with tiled hearth and a brick and wood mantel over. The Sitting Room is finished with two radiators, a TV point and in one corner a further door returns to the Entrance Hall.

KITCHEN A good sized country Kitchen with a range of lime washed pine units to three sides under a roll top work surface including and incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, set below an obscure glazed window to the rear, overlooking the garden. On one side is space and point for an electric cooker with an extractor hood over, set between a range of matching wall cupboards, whilst on the opposite side is a further range of matching wall cupboards, including some display shelving. The Kitchen is finished with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, a TV point, coved ceiling and some inset ceiling downlighters. In one corner a door leads into the Rear Hall whilst at the rear a half obscure glazed multi pane doors lead into a

OFFICE/BEDROOM 4 with uPVC double glazed window to the front with radiator below and coved ceiling.

REAR HALL with door to the Utility Room, half glazed Back Door overlooking and leading out to the raised paved patio area at the front,with UPVC double glazed window to one side and the electric fuse boxes.

UTILITY ROOM A useful addition with a range of matching units to two sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splashbacks, including and incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps set below a window to the rear, overlooking the Garden. In one corner is the Grant oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators, with space and plumbing for a washing machine and space and point for a tumble dryer to one side. The Utility Room is finished with an extractor fan, central ceiling spotlight and a space and point for a fridge/freezer.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with wooden hand rail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with doors to the Bedrooms and Bathroom and further door to the Airing Cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder with range of shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized double Bedroom with window to one side overlooking the garden and a range of built in pine fronted wardrobes on one wall, fitted with storage shelves and hanging rails. In opposite corners there is access to under eaves storage spaces.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window at one end overlooking the garden and allowing rooftop views over Chulmleigh and down the Huntacott Valley to open countryside in the distance, radiator and further under eaves storage areas.

BEDROOM 3 A single bedroom with window to the front overlooking the front garden and allowing rooftop views over Chulmleigh down the Huntercott Valley in the distance, with radiator below. Hatch to roof space.

BATHROOM with partially tiled walls and matching cream suite comprising a corner bath with thermostatically controlled shower over and glazed shower screen to one side, a low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the rear; and a pedestal wash hand basin. The bathroom is finished with a radiator and a further obscure glazed window to the rear.

OUTSIDE From East Street a sweeping tarmac drive providing parking for several cars gives access to a Detached Barn which could be utilised for a variety of purposes including Garaging, Workshop or Storage space being split level with a concrete floor and electricity and light connected. At the rear of the barn a further door opens into the rear courtyard and garden storage area with two smaller stone and cob storage sheds to one side and a Greenhouse. On one side of the drive there is a large lawned front garden which is interspersed with mature trees and shrubs and bordered by wooden post and rail fencing and mature hedging creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion. In one corner of the bungalow a wrought iron pedestrian gate gives access to a small paved patio area which in turn gives access to the Back Door into the Rear Hall. Beyond the patio area there is a raised vegetable garden with a further Greenhouse to one side. At the rear of the bungalow a paved path leads along the width of The Wheel House and leads to further area of lawned garden with a mature shrub border. At the other end of the bungalow is a further paved patio area which gives access to the patio doors into the Sitting Room and a further area of secluded garden at the end of the property. The gardens allow rooftop views over Chulmleigh and down the Huntacott Valley to open countryside in the distance.

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

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail
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