COLDRIDGE | £320,000


A beautifully presented stone fronted Victorian COUNTRY COTTAGE offering beautifully presented THREE BEDROOM, TWO BATHROOM and TWO RECEPTION ROOM accommodation including many original period features with OFF-ROAD PARKING, SINGLE GARAGE and TERRACED GARDENS.
SITUATION 2 Mount Evelyn Cottages is situated on the outskirts of Coldridge, a small village set above the Taw Valley in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. This friendly community is centred around an historical church, with a most attractive traditional Village Green. The nearby village of Winkleigh offers a comprehensive range of facilities including local shops, a butcher, Post Office, doctors surgery, veterinary practice, Church, two public houses, a primary school, and a wide range of social clubs and activities. Crediton lies to the south-east and offers further amenities including a good range of shops, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, a sports hall, tennis courts etc. The university city of Exeter, approximately 17 miles, offers the comprehensive range of shopping, educational and recreational amenities and facilities one would expect from Devon's major centre. Exeter also provides a fast Inter-city rail link to London and the Midlands, with a branch line connection from Lapford, an International airport and gives access to the M5 motorway.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area, including a new Leisure Centre in Winkleigh offering tennis, lawn green & short mat bowls, snooker and table tennis, with further Leisure Centres at Crediton, Okehampton and Barnstaple, nearby fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, golf courses at Chulmleigh, Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, and sailing and water sports on North Devon's scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three quarters of an hour's drive.

DESCRIPTION 2 Mount Evelyn Cottages is a mid terrace character cottage situated in a peaceful semi-rural location between just two other similar cottages, approximately a quarter of a mile from Coldridge. This pretty Victorian cottage dates back to 1877 and is f traditional stone construction under a slate roof with more recent single storey extensions to the rear encompassing the Bathroom, Utility Room and the Dining Room. Internally the well laid out accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises an Entrance Hall, a well appointed Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a separate Dining Room, a useful Utility Room, a downstairs Bathroom and a spacious character Sitting Room, whilst on the first floor there is a Master Double Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room and two further Double Bedrooms. 2 Mount Evelyn Cottages has been sympathetically restored by the current owner and benefits from all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period including the original fireplace in the Sitting Room, attractive stained wood doors throughout, and a heavily beamed ceiling in the Sitting Room, whilst modern additions include uPVC double glazed windows, oil fired central heating and modern Kitchen and Bathroom suites. Outside the cottage is approached over a shared drive, over which 2 Mount Evelyn has a pedestrian and vehicular right of way, giving access to an off-road parking area and access into a Single Garage. From the parking area a path leads up to a pedestrian gate into the Front Garden, which is gravelled and allows lovely rural views over the adjoining countryside. At the rear of the cottage is an closed garden which is terraced and mainly laid to lawn, once again allowing lovely rural views.


ENTRANCE From the front garden an attractive arched stone porch with slate floor and coat storage on one side gives access to the hardwood front door with inset glass light opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with attractive beamed ceiling and oak door on one side opening into the Sitting Room, doorway to the other opening into the Kitchen, and stairs to the rear leading to the First Floor Landing.

KITCHEN A beautifully fitted farmhouse style Kitchen with a range of matching shaker style units to two sides under a butchers block work surface including and incorporating a twin bowl ceramic sink unit with stainless steel mixer tap set below a stained wood double glazed window to the front, allowing lovely views over the garden and open countryside beyond with attractive oak sill. On one side is an integrated dishwasher, whilst further to one side is space and point for a range cooker set into a former fireplace recess with inset heavy beam over and fully tiled splash backs. On the opposite side of the cooker is a further range of matching units with tiled splash backs, including a range of matching wall cupboards. The Kitchen is finished with inset ceiling downlighters, an attractive plate rack, space and point for a fridge/freezer and a light travertine tiled floor. At one end two steps open into a

DINING ROOM Set under a sloping ceiling with two velux windows and fully glazed French doors to the rear, overlooking and leading out to the patio area. The Dining Room also benefits from a tiled floor, extractor fan and some attractive brick quoins. Returning to the Kitchen, an oak door leads into

INNER HALL with further doors into the Utility Room and Sitting Room. On one side, double doors give access to a deep Under-stairs Storage Cupboard with shoe storage and travertine floor.

UTILITY ROOM A good sized room, formerly the original Kitchen, with fully glazed multi-pane door overlooking and leading out to the garden, hatch to roof space and further window to the rear with window seat below, incorporating a useful storage area. On one side is a central heating and hot water control panel and some further high level shelving whilst on the opposite side there is space and plumbing for a washing machine and space and point for a tumble dryer. The Utility Room is finished with a wooden floor, central ceiling spotlights and radiator. At one end an oak door opens into a

BATHROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a free-standing roll top bath with stainless steel mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment; a low level WC; and a pedestal wash hand basin set below an obscure glazed window to the rear The Bathroom is finished with a pine painted tongue & groove ceiling and attractive oak effect flooring, radiator, track of four ceiling spotlights.

SITTING ROOM A super character room with attractive beamed ceiling and multi-pane window to the front with radiator below allowing views over the garden and open countryside beyond. On one side is the original part exposed stone open fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with stone hearth and original bread oven to one side.
Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with wooden hand rail to one side lead to the

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with wooden hand rail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all principal rooms, hatch to roof space, and stained wood window to the rear overlooking the garden.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized double Bedroom with window to the front, allowing lovely views over the garden and open countryside beyond, with radiator below. On one side is a walk in storage cupboard, fitted with a range of useful storage shelves, whilst on the opposite side a door opens into an En-suite Shower Room with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a walk in shower cubicle fitted with an 'Mira Excel' thermostatically controlled shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser; a low level WC; and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and mirror over. The Bathroom is finished with an oak effect board floor and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2 Another good sized double Bedroom with window to the front, once again allowing views over the garden and open countryside beyond with radiator below. On one side is a built in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail and storage shelving.

BEDROOM 3 A smaller double bedroom with window to the rear overlooking the garden with stained wood sill and radiator below. On one side is the Airing Cupboard fitted with a factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving over.

OUTSIDE From the country lane a shared drive, over which 2 Mount Evelyn Cottages has pedestrian and vehicular right of way gives access to a parking area and a Single Garage. From the parking area an unmade up path gives access to a pedestrian gate up some steps to the Front Garden, which is mainly laid to gravel with a mature hedge to the front and wooden fencing on either side, creating an ideal spot for flower pots and planters. Immediately to the front of the cottage there is a flagstone patio area creating an lovely summer seating area and allowing views down the valley. At the rear of the cottage and accessed from the Dining Room and Utility Room, there is a good sized raised enclosed rear garden which has been terraced at the front including a mature shrub border and steps leading up to a larger area of lawned garden a wooden garden shed to the rear.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and shared septic tank 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
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