CHULMLEIGH | £325,000


A much improved Grade II Listed semi detached town house conveniently situated for the centre of Chulmleigh offering generously proportioned FOUR/FIVE BEDROOM and TWO RECEPTION ROOM accommodation benefitting from many original period features with adjoining stable and coach house and delightful walled COTTAGE 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 Ivyside is a most attractive and sizeable Grade II Listed semi-detached town house conveniently situated a minute's walk from the centre of Chulmleigh. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction under a tiled roof with a two storey wing to the rear under an corrugated asbestos roof, all with rendered and colour washed elevations. Internally Ivyside offers beautifully proportioned and well laid out five bedroom accommodation including a large Sitting Room, a separate Dining Room, a Kitchen with separate Walk-in Larder/Utility Area and a family Bathroom. The property has recently been the subject of much improvement including re-fitting the Kitchen and Bathroom suites, installing oil-fired central heating and redecorating and re-carpeting throughout. Outside and to the rear of the property there is the original Coach House and Stable with stalls providing useful storage space, as well as a newly built Garage/Workshop whilst beyond the house is a beautiful walled garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and completely private creating a really super addition.

ENTRANCE From South Molton Street, half obscure glazed double doors open into the Entrance Porch with fully obscure glazed wooden Front Door opening into the


ENTRANCE HALL with original strip pine panel door into the Sitting Room, heavy painted wooden door into the Rear Hall and Stairs leading to the First Floor Landing. The Entrance Hall also benefits from a deep under stairs storage cupboard, radiator and electric meters and fuse boxes.

SITTING ROOM A super bright and airy Sitting Room with two attractive arched multi pane windows to the front with the original strip pine shutters which are in full working order. On one side is a brick fireplace housing an open grate with paved hearth and mantel over, whilst in one corner a strip pine panel door opens into a deep shelved storage cupboard. The Sitting Room also benefits from T.V point, two radiators, two wall lights, together with cornicing and a picture rail. In one corner a strip pine door opens into the

INNER HALL with door way through to the Kitchen, attractive two thirds glazed multi pane door to the Entrance Hall, original painted tongue and groove panelling to the walls, telephone point and door way through to the

DINING ROOM Another good sized room with original exposed stone fireplace to one side with stone hearth and traditional full length built in storage cupboards on either side, each fitted with a range of shelving. The Dining Room also benefits from painted tongue and groove painted panelled walls, original multi pane window to the rear and radiator.

KITCHEN A newly fitted shaker style Kitchen including a range of matching modern units to two sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear overlooking the garden. On one side there is an integrated dish washer, whilst in one corner there is a space and point for a range cooker, also with tiled splash backs. On the opposite side there is an original exposed stone fireplace also housing a range of built-in cupboards. The Kitchen is finished with a ceramic tiled floor. At one end a door opens into a.

UTILITY ROOM/SHOWER ROOM A useful addition with window to the rear, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and ceramic tiled floor. At one end there is a partially fitted Shower Cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC.

REAR HALL Returning to the Inner Hall a half glazed multi pane door opens out into the Rear Hall with Back Door leading out to the rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with a wooden balustrade and hand rail to one side lead to a small half landing, with two steps leading up to a display recess (formerly where the stairs divided when Ivyside was one house) with multi pane window to the rear over looking the Rear Garden. From the half landing four further steps lead to the split level First Floor Landing with strip pine panel doors to all principal rooms, hatch to roof space.

MASTER BEDROOM A super light and airy double bedroom with a multi pane sash window to the front overlooking South Molton Street allowing plenty of natural light with original pine shutters in good working order. On one side is a traditional cast iron Victorian fireplace with original marble surround and mantel over. The Master Bedroom is finished with a picture rail, cornicing and radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Another good sized double bedroom with traditional arched sash window to the front with painted wooden sill and radiator. On one side a door leads through to a Walk-In Dressing Room with a traditional multi pane arched window to the front over looking South Molton Street with painted sill.



BEDROOM 3 Another good sized double bedroom with traditional Victorian fireplace to one side with painted wood surround and mantel and a traditional multi pane sash window the rear over looking the Courtyard.

BEDROOM 4 A further light and airy room with traditional sash window to the rear with painted sill and original Victorian fireplace to one side with painted surround and mantel, radiator. In one corner is a full length built in storage cupboard fitted with shelving, whilst in the opposite corner is a built in shelving. On one side a sliding painted wooden door opens onto easy turn stairs which lead up to

BEDROOM 5 with painted wooden window to rear over looking the garden, radiator and hatch to roof space. On one side a door , opens into an under eaves storage cupboard. (Agents Note: This room is situated over the Coach House.)



BATHROOM A newly fitted modern Bathroom with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment; a low level WC; and a built-in vanity unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. On one side is a fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. The Bathroom is finished with a slate tiled floor and an obscure glazed window to the rear.


OUTSIDE From South Molton Street and on the higher side of Higher Ivyside a sloping driveway over which Ivyside has an established pedestrian and vehicular right of way leads to double wooden gates opening into the rear of the property and a cobbled Courtyard Garden. On one side steps lead down to the Back Door into the Rear Hall, whilst further to one side heavy wooden doors open into the original Coach House with wooden floor and electricity and light connected, providing useful storage. To one side of the Coach House is the Stable containing the original stalls with cobbled floor, a wooden ladder accessing the overhead Hay loft, wooden multi pane window to the front, and electricity and light connected. On the opposite side of the Courtyard is a newly built Garage with concrete floor and up and over vehicular door.

From the cobbled Courtyard a cobbled path leads up to the most attractive Rear Garden which is walled on all sides creating a degree of privacy and seclusion and a most attractive addition to the property. The Garden is mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with mature trees and shrubs with a paved patio area on one side creating an ideal Summer seating area and a super site for flower pots and planters. A concrete path runs around the rear of the garden allowing access to all four corners and a further paved area in one corner.


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
Floorplan for CHULMLEIGH