CHAWLEIGH | £350,000


A most attractive DETACHED HOUSE situated on the outskirt of Chawleigh bordering open farmland offering well laid out THREE BEDROOM and FOUR RECEPTION ROOM accommodation including a character Sitting Room, Dining Room, Garden Room and Study with LARGE GARDEN, TRIPLE GARAGE and OFF-ROAD PARKING. Offered with No-On Going Chain.
SITUATION Chawleigh is a small Mid Devon village situated approximately one mile from the A377 Exeter/Barnstaple main road. Local facilities include a village shop and Post Office, a children's 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, newsagent/post office, a delicatessen, a grocers shop, a hairdresser, a garage, two local pubs, an Indian restaurant, a Church, an excellent primary school and 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 county's 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 Cobbles is a most attractive detached Victorian cottage situated on the very edge of Chawleigh adjoining open countryside to the rear and allowing lovely far reaching views to the front. The property is of traditional stone construction with part rendered and colour washed elevations under a slate roof with more recent single storey additions to the side and rear encompassing the Garden Room and Study, and the Kitchen/Utility Room, also under pitched slate roofs. Internally the house offers well laid out and spacious three bedroom and four reception room accommodation including a character Sitting Room, a large Dining Room, a galley style Kitchen, a separate Utility Room with toilet, a Garden Room, a Study and two first floor Bathrooms. The property has been exceptionally well maintained throughout benefitting from a newly installed oil-fired boiler and uPVC double glazing throughout, however would now benefit from a program of modernisation including refitting the Kitchens and Bathrooms. Outside and to the side of the house there is a large level garden which adjoins open farmland to the rear and has been beautifully planted and landscaped to create a really super addition. At the other end of the house there is a newly built triple garage with a shared drive and parking for one car at the front.

ENTRANCE From the country road, a cobbled curtilage allows access into the original Victorian Storm Porch, with double wooden doors and further heavy wooden front door with original door furniture, opening into the

DINING HALL A good sized room with doors to the Kitchen and Sitting Room, and easy turn stairs leading to the First Floor Landing. The Dining Room benefits from a beamed ceiling, two radiators, telephone point, deep understairs storage recess and two windows to the front allowing good natural light and one window to the side overlooking the garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Dining Hall, stairs with wooden balustrade and handrail to one side and a window to the other allowing good natural light onto the stairs, lead to the First Floor Landing with doors to all principal rooms, hatch to roof space and radiator. On one side double wooden doors open into the large Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and a range of slatted shelving.

SITTING ROOM A good sized dual aspect character room with windows to the front and side allowing good natural light. In one corner is the original painted brick fireplace housing a multi fuel stove with brick hearth and inset heavy beam over. The Sitting Room also benefits from an original central ceiling beam, two radiators and a TV point.

KITCHEN A well fitted galley style Kitchen with a range of matching lime washed units along one wall, including and incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, set below a window to the rear with tiled sill. On one side is space and point for an electric cooker with tiled splashbacks and extractor fan over. The Kitchen also benefits from space and point for a larder fridge, a further range of matching wall units with shelving below and to one side, radiator and further built in shelved niche providing space for a further freezer and microwave oven. At one end of the Kitchen a half glazed door leads into an attractive

GARDEN ROOM with fully glazed French doors overlooking and leading out to the Garden with windows on either side, electric panel heater and feature exposed stone wall. In one corner three steps lead up to the

STUDY with feature circular window and further window to the rear allowing good natural light and electric panel heater, telephone point. Returning to the Kitchen, at one end a door leads into the

UTILITY ROOM Fitted with a range of units to the rear set under a roll-top work surface with space and plumbing for a washing machine below. On one side, a stable style back door with inset glass light leads out to the rear of the property whilst in one corner is a low level WC, set below an obscure glazed window to the rear with a wall mounted wash hand basin to one side. In the opposite corner is a newly fitted a Worcester 'Green Star' Danesmoor 1825 oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Utility Room also provides ample coat storage space and benefits from the electric meters and fuse boxes, central heating and hot water control panel and an additional storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM with a low level WC, set below an obscure glazed window to the rear and a wall mounted wash hand basin also with tiled splashbacks. In one corner is a newly fitted a Worcester 'Green Star' Danesmoor 1825 oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Cloakroom also provides ample coat storage space.

MASTER BEDROOM A very large dual aspect double Bedroom with windows to the front and side, allowing lovely far reaching rural views across open countryside, two radiators. In one corner a door opens into a

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a mains fed shower with stainless steel shower attachment on a riser and glazed shower screen to one side; a low level WC; and a pedestal hand wash basin. The En-Suite also benefits from an obscure glazed window to the front and radiator to one side, under eaves storage area, heated towel rail and shaver point. In one corner a door opens into a useful under eaves storage area.

BEDROOM 2 Another double Bedroom with window to the front also allowing lovely rural views with radiator below and attractive window seat.

BEDROOM 3 Another double Bedroom with window to the front, again allowing lovely rural views with radiator below. In one corner is a built in wardrobe, fitted with hanging rail and storage shelving.

BATHROOM A family Bathroom fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath with tiled splashbacks and stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and a low level WC, set below an obscure glazed window to the rear with radiator to one side. In one corner a doors opens into another very useful under eaves storage cupboard.

OUTSIDE At the front of the property there is a cobbled curtilage, allowing access into the Front Door and to a wooden pedestrian gate which opens onto a paved patio area situated at the end of the house. The paved patio area is a lovely summer seating area and gives access into the Garden Room, with steps leading up to the oil tank and the greenhouse. Beyond the patio area is a very large garden which has been beautifully landscaped with an array of mature shrub beds, creating a most attractive feature. The Garden is bordered by mature hedging and trees and at one end adjoins open farmland. At the rear of the property a paved and gravel path runs the full width of the property passing the back door and leads out onto a pedestrian gate which gives access to a shared concrete drive over which 'Cobbles' has a pedestrian and vehicular right of way. On one side of the drive is a parking area allowing access into a Triple Garage which is of block built construction under a slate roof, with electricity, light and water connected, obscure glazed windows on either side and remote controlled electric doors. At the rear of the parking area are two useful storage sheds which are ideal for logs and/or as a potting shed. (Agents Note: The driveway is shared with just one neighbouring property and the farmer who has access to his fields.)

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 CHAWLEIGH