CHULMLEIGH | £330,000


A CHARACTER TOWN HOUSE situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh offering spacious and highly adaptable FOUR/FIVE BEDROOM and TWO BATHROOM accommodation including a SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM and a LIVING ROOM with OFF ROAD PARKING, DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE and LAREG 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, 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 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 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 A sizeable Grade II Listed Victorian town house situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh offering well presented and spacious accommodation arranged over three floors including three reception rooms, four/five bedrooms and two bathrooms. The Cedars was formerly part of the town cottage hospital and is of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof with rendered elevations, benefitting from many original character features one would expect from a property of this style and period including attractive arched windows, traditional exposed stone fire place in the Sitting Room and original stripped board floors in many of the rooms. Modern additions include oil fired central heating, a ground floor Shower Room and a First Floor Bathroom. Outside and to the front of the house there is a small front garden, whilst at the rear there is a larger Garden which is mainly laid to lawn and partially walled affording a good deal of privacy and seclusion. Mature Wisteria runs along the front of the house, decorating it when it flowers in the spring. At the side of the neighbouring house a driveway, over which The Cedars has a pedestrian and vehicular right of way, gives access to a dedicated parking space and access into a Detached Single Garage. Overall The Cedars offers the opportunity for a sizeable and adaptable family home with parking, garage and garden offered with no on going chain.

ENTRANCE From East Street, slate steps lead up through the Front Garden to the half glazed Front Door with storm porch over, opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with doors to the Shower Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen and Living Room and stairs leading to the First Floor Landing. On one side of the stairs a further door way leads through to the Walk-In Under-stairs Storage Cupboard fitted with coat hanging space and housing the oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Hall is split level and finished with a stained wood board floor, a part ceramic tiled floor, radiator and electric meters and fuse boxes.

SHOWER ROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing an electric shower with glazed shower screen to one side; pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with window to one side. The Bathroom is finished with a terracotta tiled floor and a radiator.

LIVING ROOM A character room with attractive feature arched window to the front overlooking front garden and the traditional thatched cottages of East Street and original fireplace on one side (not currently in use) with attractive arched recesses on either side fitted with shelving and cupboards below. The room is finished with the original exposed wood board floor and radiator. At one end an archway leads through to the

SITTING ROOM A lovely character room with multi-pane window to the rear overlooking the Rear Garden and the original exposed stone fireplace to one side housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with attractive arched display niches on either side fitted with shelving. The room is finished with a picture rail, exposed wood board floor, TV point and radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM From the Hall a door leads into the Kitchen with a Utility Area on one side comprising a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set into a solid pine work surface, space and plumbing for a washing machine below, fitted cupboards to one side and traditional strip pine plate rack over. On the opposite side there is an antique pine dresser and a further area of solid pine work surface with space and point for a dish washer below. At one end a half glazed Back Door with multi pane window to one side opens into the Rear Garden. At the other end is a Larder Cupboard fitted with shelving and houses space and plumbing for a washing machine, whilst on one side is space and point for a fridge freezer. On the other side of the larder Cupboard a step leads down to the Kitchen and Dining Area with electric range cooker set into a recess with traditional tiled surround and concealed extractor fan. Beyond the cooker is a belfast sink with a locally made butchers block and shelving to one side, whilst at one end is a Dining Area with multi pane window to the front and further dresser to one side. The Kitchen is finished with a traditional strip pine board floor and a radiator.

STAIRS & LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, easy turn stairs lead to a small Half Landing with attractive stained glass window to the rear, and then more stairs lead to the First Floor Landing with doors to Bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and the Bathroom. On one side is the Linen Cupboard fitted with a range of slatted shelving, whilst on the opposite side a further door leads to the Second Floor.

BEDROOM 1 A good sized double bedroom with two feature arched windows to the front overlooking East Street allowing good natural light and a former fireplace recess to one side. The room is finished with a stained wood board floor and a picture rail.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the rear overlooking the garden and attractive cast iron Victorian fireplace one side with wooden surround and mantle.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with part sloping ceiling and window to the rear, radiator.

BATHROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath set below a window to the rear; pedestal wash hand basin with stainless steel taps, and a low level WC. The room is finished with an under eaves storage cupboard and a radiator.

SECOND FLOOR From the First Floor Landing, a door opens onto stairs leading up to the Second Floor and the

BEDROOM 5/STUDY Set in the roof space with part sloping ceiling, window to the rear, under eaves storage and part exposed roof timbers. On one side a doorway leads through to

BEDROOM 4 Another double bedroom with part sloping ceiling, , unusual original semi-circular window to the front, and wood panelled under eaves storage.

OUTSIDE From East Street a wrought iron gate leads into the small Front Garden with a central path leading up to the Front Door. At the side of the neighbouring property (Willows) a driveway, over which The Cedars has a pedestrian and vehicular right of way leads up to a Detached Single Garage with metal up and over door. There is a newly fitted oil tank housed near to the garage. To one side of the garage a wooden pedestrian gate leads into the good sized Rear Garden which is partially walled and mainly laid to lawn creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved patio area giving access to the Back Door into the Kitchen. Alongside this is a wooden shed under a slate tile roof.

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

VIEWING Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail enquiries@keenors.co.uk. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail enquiries@keenors.co.uk
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