NR CHAWLEIGH | £300,000


A detached COUNTRY COTTAGE situated in an accessible location between Exeter and Barnstaple offering spacious and highly adaptable FOUR BEDROOM, THREE BATHROOM and TWO RECEPTION ROOM accommodation with OFF ROAD PARKING good sized GARDENS which adjoin and overlook open farmland to the rear.
SITUATION Ford Moor Cottage is situated on the A377 Exeter/Barnstaple main road near Eggesford station and approximately two and half miles from Chawleigh, a small Mid Devon village with local facilities including a village shop, a children's nursery, a Church, a hairdressers and two local pubs. A wider range of facilities can be found at Chulmleigh, approximately 1 ½ miles to the west, including a butcher, post office, a delicatessen, a grocers shop, a hairdresser, a garage, two local pubs, an Indian restaurant, a Church, a primary school, a 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 Ford Moor Cottage is a detached country cottage situated in the heart of the Taw Valley near Eggesford Station, allowing lovely rural views to the front and rear across the adjoining farmland. The original cottage is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with a more recent two storey extension to the rear, encompassing the Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room and the Dining Room and downstairs Bathroom. Internally the spacious and highly adaptable accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises a character Sitting Room, a Cloakroom, a modern Kitchen, a Rear Hall/Utility Room, a Dining Room and a downstairs Shower Room. On the first floor there is a Master Bedroom Suite including a Dressing Room, En-suite Bathroom and a Feature Balcony overlooking the Garden, three further bedrooms and a family Bathroom. Ford Moor Cottage also benefits from uPVC double glazing and LPG gas central heating, whilst character features include an original exposed stone fireplace in the Sitting Room housing a wood burning stove. Outside and to the side of the cottage there is off road parking for at least two cars, whilst at the side and rear of the house there are good sized stream bordered gardens which are mainly laid to lawn and back onto open farmland, creating a really super addition.


ENTRANCE From the road, a gravel parking area gives access to the half glazed Front Door opening into the

DINING ROOM/BEDROOM 5 being dual aspect with fully glazed French Doors at one end overlooking and leading out to the garden, a lead light double glazed window to the rear also overlooking the garden and open countryside beyond. The Dining Room also benefits from coat hanging space and three wall uplighters. On one side a sliding door opens into a

WET ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a low level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin set below a lead light window to the rear with heated towel rail to one side. In one corner is a 'Mira Elite' electric shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and a floor drain. The Bathroom is finished with an extractor fan and a non slip floor covering.

KITCHEN From the Dining Room, a half obscure glazed stained wood door opens into the Kitchen fitted with a range of matching shaker style units to three sides under a roll-top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the side allowing lovely far reaching rural views. On one side is a 'Diplomat' four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over set between a range of matching wall cupboards, and space and plumbing for a dishwasher below, whilst on the opposite side is space and plumbing for a washing machine. At the rear of the Kitchen is a built-in stainless steel oven and grill with a range of glass fronted display cabinets over. The kitchen also benefits from a space and point for a fridge freezer, inset ceiling downlighters, window to the rear overlooking the garden, ceramic tiled floor, and stained wood half glazed Back Door opening into


REAR HALL A lean-to Rear Hall/Utility Area being half glazed under a perspex roof with a wall mounted 'Glow Worm' LPG gas boiler to one side providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. On the opposite side there is an area of fitted worksurface with space and point for a tumble dryer below. Beneath the boiler there is the water filtration unit for the private water supply.

INNER HALL Returning to the Kitchen, a door way and step up leads into an Inner Hall with further doors to a Cloakroom and the Sitting Room and stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with useful under-stairs storage cupboard below.

CLOAKROOM with step down from the Inner Hall, fitted with a low level WC set below a window to the side and wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and radiator to one side.

SITTING ROOM with two lead light windows to the front, both with radiators below and at one end there is an original stone fireplace housing a cast iron wood burner with brick hearth, wooden surround and mantle, and attractive display recesses on ether side. The Sitting Room also benefits from a TV point, wall up-lighters, dado rail and a uPVC double glazed door leading out to the front of the property.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING From the Inner Hall, easy turn stairs lead up to a split level landing with doors off to all principal rooms, radiator.



MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A good sized dual aspect double bedroom with window to the rear and fully glazed French Doors at one end leading out onto a small balcony, overlooking the garden and allowing lovely far reaching views across open countryside. The bedroom also benefits from a radiator. In one corner a door leads into a Dressing Area with tiled floor, hatch to roof space and further door into the

EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a matching white suite comprising a roll top bath with stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment; a low level WC; and a built-in vanity unit with stainless steel taps and attractive pine storage cupboard below. The Bathroom is finished with a chrome ladder tower rail, a ceramic tiled floor, a shaver light and a part pine panelled wall.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the front with radiator below, strip pine floor and attractive plaster ceiling rose.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with window to the front with radiator below and hatch to roof space.

BEDROOM 4 A single bedroom with window to the rear with radiator below allowing lovely rural views. At one end sliding louvre doors give access to an Airing Cupboard housing a factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving.

BATHROOM With partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a corner panel bath with stainless steel taps and Mira Vigour electric shower over with wall mounted shower attachment; a built-in vanity unit with cupboard below and stainless steel taps; and a low level WC. On one side there is a chrome ladder towel rail, hatch to roof space, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE From the road, a gravel drive allowing enough space for at least two cars gives access to the Front Door into the Dining Room. On one side of the parking area there is a small stream bordered front garden with two feature foot bridges allowing a super vantage point for the adjoining land. Beyond the parking space, a concrete path leads alongside the house and gives access to the Rear Garden, which is also stream bordered and mainly laid to lawn with established Devon bank boundaries backing onto open farmland. The garden continues around to the remaining side of the house, also being mainly laid to lawn with a wide concrete patio area allowing access into the Dining Room and creating a lovely summer seating area and an ideal site for flower pots and planters. Beyond the patio area is the Rear Hall/Utility Room and the LPG gas point.

SERVICES Mains Electricity. Private Water and Private Sewerage. LPG Gas boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators.

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