CHULMLEIGH | £295,000


A beautifully presented SUBSTANTIAL MODERN TOWN HOUSE conveniently situated for the centre of the Chulmleigh offering exceptionally spacious and well presented THREE/FOUR BEDROOM & TWO RECEPTION ROOM ACCOMMODATION including two Bathrooms and a Utility Room with super walled COURTYARD GARDEN to the rear.
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 Archway House is a most attractive, semi-detached house situated in a convenient location just off the centre of Chulmleigh. The building was converted some years ago and is of both traditional stone and modern block construction with part exposed stone and mostly rendered and colour washed elevations under a slate tiled roof with uPVC double glazed window units throughout. Inside, the accommodation is unexpectedly spacious and well laid out, and includes a galleried hall and landing, a newly fitted shake style kitchen, a separate dining room/bedroom 4 and a lovely big sitting room on the ground floor, along with a most useful utility and cloakroom. On the first floor are three good sized double bedrooms, the master bedroom with an en suite shower room, and a separate family bathroom. The accommodation is nicely presented throughout and includes feature stained pine doors, skirting boards and surrounds throughout, very much in keeping with the character of the house, coved ceilings in many of the rooms, and a massive stone fireplace in the sitting room fitted with a wood burner..

Outside, and at the rear of Archway House, is a most attractive and good sized Courtyard Garden, being stone paved and with raised flower beds and ledges on one side, and which is fully walled creating a secluded, sunny and sheltered sitting area and a super site for pots and tubs. In all, Archway House offers the opportunity of a good sized house in good order throughout, with a secluded and manageable courtyard garden, situated a short, level walk from the centre of Chulmleigh.


ENTRANCE From Leigh Road paved steps lead up to a stained wood front door with inset glass light opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL a spacious area with attractive oak board floor steps leading up to an Inner Hall, stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with a walk in Under-Stairs recess fitted with an electric light, coat hanging space and a range of shelving and radiator.

INNER HALL with attractive oak board floor, doors to the Kitchen, Sitting Room, Utility Room and the Dining Room/Bedroom 4. At the rear a half glazed door opens into the Rear Hall, coved ceiling and smoke alarm.

KITCHEN A light and airy dual aspect Kitchen with a window at the front overlooking Leigh Road and enjoying rooftop glimpses of the Taw Valley in the distance, and a window at the rear overlooking the pretty Courtyard Garden. The Kitchen is newly fitted on three sides with a range of very attractive cream shaker style units with tiled splash backs under a solid wood work surface including and incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap, space & point for a fridge/freezer, a built-in eye-level oven and an inset five ring ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. The Kitchen also benefits from a radiator and a newly tiled floor.

REAR HALL Being single storey under a single pitch slate tiled roof with a half-glazed multi-pane Back Door opening to the Courtyard Garden and allowing good natural light. On one side is the 'Camray' wall-mounted oil-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and servicing the radiators.

DINING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 A good sized room with a window to the front overlooking Leigh Road with stained wood sill, coved ceiling and radiator. In one corner a stained pine tongue and groove cupboard houses the electric fuse boxes.

UTILITY ROOM/CLOAKROOM A good sized Utility Room fitted with a matching white suite comprising of a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. The Utility Room also benefits from space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier and an extractor fan.

SITTING ROOM A super character Sitting Room being of a good size and benefitting from an exposed stone fireplace at one end housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with inset heavy beam over and two recess's on either side. On one side fully double glazed sliding patio doors overlook and lead out to the Courtyard Garden. The Sitting Room is finished with a double radiator, telephone points and a coved ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall stairs with balustrade to one side and easy turn stairs lead to a Split Level First Floor Landing being triple aspect with window to the front overlooking Leigh Road and two windows to the rear overlooking the Courtyard Garden. The landing also benefits from a feature hanging stair light, two hatches to the roof space, coved ceiling, and a built in Storage Cupboard fitted with a good range of shelving. On one side is the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and a range of slatted shelving to one side.


MASTER BEDROOM A large double bedroom with a window to the rear overlooking the Courtyard Garden with radiator below and coved ceiling. In one corner a pine tongue and groove with black door furniture opens into the En-Suite Bathroom with half tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a low level WC; a pedestal wash hand basin also with stainless steel tap and glass shelf over; and a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a 'Mira Mini Duo' stainless steel mixer shower with stainless shower attachment on a riser. The En-suite is finished with a coved ceiling, velux window, radiator, an oak board floor

BATHROOM with half tiled walls with matching white suite comprising a panelled slipper style bath with modern mixer tap and hand held shower attachment; a low level WC; a pedestal wash hand basin with modern stainless steel mixer tap, glass shelf and electric back lit mirror over; and a fully tiled shower cubicle housing an electric shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and double glazed pivotal doors to one side. The bathroom is finished with a coved ceiling, 'Velux' window and a pine board floor.

BEDROOM 2 Another large double bedroom being dual aspect with two double glazed windows to the front and side overlooking the Leigh Road both with radiators below.

BEDROOM 3 Another large double bedroom also being dual aspect with windows to the front and rear overlooking Leigh Road and the Courtyard Garden and radiator.

OUTSIDE At the rear of the house is the walled Courtyard Garden which is mainly paved with pebbles on all sides, creating real sun trap and a lovely Summer Seating area and an ideal site for flower pots and planters. In one corner a concrete plinth houses the oil tank whilst on one side paved steps with wrought iron railings to one side lead up to the double glazed doors into the Sitting Room.

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 Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024
Floorplan for CHULMLEIGH