NR CHULMLEIGH | £300,000


Marshside is a DETACHED HOUSE situated in the heart of the Taw Valley benefitting from lovely rural views offering nicely presented FOUR BEDROOM family accommodation with a good sized Kitchen/Dining Room and a separate character Sitting Room with off-road PARKING and a large REAR GARDEN. Offered with No Ongoing Chain.
SITUATION Bridge Reeve is a small hamlet situated approximately one mile from Chulmleigh, 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 Marshside is a detached house situated in the heart of the Taw Valley in the small hamlet of Bridge Reeve allowing lovely river valley views. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction under a tiled roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and uPVC double glazed windows throughout. Internally the accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises a good sized Kitchen/Dining Room with the original open fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove, a large dual aspect Sitting Room also with the original open fireplace and wood burner, whilst on the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a modern Bathroom. Marshside has been well maintained by the current owners benefitting from oil-fired central heating and a newly fitted Bathroom, however the Kitchen would now benefit from some general modernisation. Outside and to the front of the house there is gently sloping parking area for at least two cars giving access to some steps up to the Rear Garden which has been beautifully landscaped and planted to create a really super addition including a Greenhouse, polytunnel and an attractive timber Summer House. Overall Marshside offers the opportunity for a sizeable four bedroom family home in the heart of the rolling Devonshire countryside allowing lovely rural views with pretty cottage style gardens and off-road parking.

ENTRANCE From the country lane a gently sloping concrete drive leads up to the uPVC double glazed front door, opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL being glazed on both sides with overhead light and stained wood obscure glazed door opening into the

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A good sized Kitchen/Dining Room fitted with a range of units at one end set under a roll top work surface with tiled splashbacks, including and incorporating a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, space and point for a dual fuel cooker with extractor fan over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and a space and point for a fridge. On one side a window allows lovely views down the river valley. Beyond the Kitchen is a good sized Dining area with a further window to the front with radiator below and the original fireplace at one end, housing a cast iron woodburner with slate hearth, original bread oven to one side and inset heavy beam over. In one corner is the oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Kitchen/Dining Room is finished with ceramic tile look lino flooring, TV point. At one end a half glazed door opens into an

INNER HALL with Back Door leading out to the rear garden and window to the front once again allowing river valley views, telephone point. On one side a half glazed door opens into the

SITTING ROOM A good sized dual aspect character room with windows on either side and original exposed stone fireplace at one end housing a cast iron woodburner with original bread oven to one side, stone hearth and inset heavy beam over. The Sitting Room is finished with a radiator, beamed ceiling and cupboard housing the electric meters and fuse boxes.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Kitchen, a door opens onto stairs that lead to a small half landing with further stairs on either side, one leading to the First Floor Landing and the other to Bedroom 4. The main landing has doors off to the remainder of the rooms being dual aspect with a window to the rear overlooking the garden with radiator below and a window to the front allowing views over the adjoining countryside. On one side is the Airing Cupboard fitted with factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving, with central heating and hot water control panel to one side. Two hatches to the roof space.

MASTER BEDROOM A lovely double bedroom with window to the front allowing lovely river valley views with radiator, TV point and unusual display recess around the fireplace.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the rear overlooking the garden with radiator below.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with window to the front allowing lovey river valley views and radiator.

BEDROOM 4 A double bedroom with window to the side enjoying lovely river valley views.

BATHROOM Newly fitted with a matching white suite comprising a low level WC; a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and a stainless steel mixer tap; and a panel bath with fully tiled splashbacks and stainless steel mixer tap with hand held shower attachment. Bathroom also benefits from a heated towel rail, a useful storage cupboard and a window to the front, allowing river valley views.

OUTSIDE From the quiet country lane a gently sloping drive allowing parking for three cars gives access to the Front Door into the Entrance Hall. From the parking area, steps with well planted beds on either side lead up to a gate into the Rear Garden which is mainly laid to lawn and bordered by most attractive and well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders. The garden is of a good size and also benefits from a Greenhouse and a poly tunnel which are sited in opposite corners. At one end there is a good sized timber Summer House with electricity connected and two storage cupboards, outside access to a further external seating area to one side which once again allows lovely far reaching views. Along one side of the garden is a fenced work area currently used as a vegetable and cutting garden, whilst immediately to the rear of the house steps lead down to a sheltered patio area and tin shed with electricity connected, currently used for storage/freezer, which gives access to the Back Door into the Inner Hall.

SERVICES Mains electricity, private water and private 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 NR CHULMLEIGH