CHULMLEIGH | £150,000


A super Grade II Listed MID TERRACE COTTAGE conveniently located near the centre of Chulmleigh and offering deceptively spacious TWO BEDROOM & TWO RECEPTION ROOM accommodation with small Courtyard Garden. Ideal First Time/Investment Buy.
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, hairdressers, florists, 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, 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 Devon's 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 Wisteria Cottage is charming and deceptively spacious Grade II Listed character village cottage located in South Molton Street in Chulmleigh. This mid-terrace cottage is of traditional stone & cob construction under a tiled roof with a more recent addition at the rear, also under a pitched tiled roof, all with rendering and colour washed elevations. Internally the accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises a good sized Dining room with steps down to a cosy Sitting Room and a 'galley-style' Kitchen, whilst on the first floor is an unusually spacious First Floor Landing giving access to one good sized Double and one large Double Bedroom, plus the Family Bathroom. At the rear of Wisteria Cottage is a sunny, small and south-facing paved Courtyard which creates a super site for pots & tubs.

ENTRANCE HALL From South Molton Street, a pretty half-glazed obscure glass front door opens into the

DINING ROOM A most attractive character room with a feature exposed stone wall on one side housing an open grate with a slate hearth and beam over with recesses on either side, one fitted with a pretty glass fronted display cabinet. At the front, a traditional sash window, with secondary double-glazing, looks out onto South Molton Street with feature panelling and a radiator below, whilst at the rear, a half-glazed door opens to the stairs and a further door way gives way to two steps down into the Sitting Room. The Dining Room has two exposed ceiling beams, a picture rail on one side and three wall lights. On one side are the electric meter & fuse boxes.
Turning stairs lead up to the Landing.

SITTING ROOM A lovely room, full of character features including a massive stone fireplace on one side with a heavy beam over and slate tiled hearth housing a 'wood-burning style' stove (not in use). On one side is a traditional built-in cupboard fitted with a range of storage shelving. On the opposite side of the room is a further recessed cupboard with a glass display cabinet set over a storage cupboard, with a further cupboard over, and a feature recess fitted with glass display shelving. At the rear a multi-pane window with deep display sill overlooks the Courtyard Garden. The Sitting Room has part wainscoting to the walls, a recess under the stairs, a ceiling beam, picture rail and a TV point. On one side, an original door opens into the

KITCHEN A 'galley style' kitchen fitted with a range of matching units on both sides which include and incorporate wall cupboards and floor units set under a rolltop work surface with fully tiled splash backs, with an inset 1½ bowl sink unit with mixed tap; space & point for an electric cooker with an integrated extractor unit over; space & point for a freezer, space & point for a fridge and microwave, space & plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. At the rear, is another multi-pane double glazed window looking out to the Courtyard and a half-glazed multi-pane bevelled glass stable-style Back Door opening to the Courtyard.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With a deep display ledge and a radiator on one side, steps and painted tongue & groove door up to Bedroom 1, and half-glazed obscure glass doors to Bedroom 2 and the Bathroom. The landing has a original multi-pane window on one side, part balustrading over the stairs and three inset ceiling lights.

BEDROOM 1 A large double Bedroom set at the front of the cottage with a traditional sash window at the front with secondary double glazing and a radiator below. This bedroom has a picture rail and spotlight on one side. In one corner, is a recessed Built-In Wardrobe fitted with a clothes hanging rail and shelf over.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom set at the rear of the cottage with a double glazed window at the rear which allows good natural light and with a deep old pine sill and radiator below. On one side is a traditional Victorian cast-iron fireplace with a painted surround and mantle over, with a low door on one side opening to a recessed Cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder. In the opposite corner and opposite the door, is a further recessed Built-In Double Wardrobe which is partly fitted with two hanging rails and two deep shelves over. Bedroom 2 also has a picture rail and a hatch to the roof space which is fully insulated and part boarded.

BATHROOM 14'8" (4.47 M) x 6' (1.83 M) Fitted with a matching suite comprising a panel bath with corner mixer tap and tiled splash backs; a built-in vanity unit with mixer tap set into a long rolltop work surface with useful storage cupboards below and two wall lights over, again with matching tiled splash backs; a low level WC; and a double corner shower cubicle with folding doors, fully matching tiled splash backs and housing a 'Mira 8-4' electric shower. In the far corner of the Bathroom is an unusual corner window with a window seat/display shelf below. There is a radiator and two heated towel rails and two feature ceiling lights. The bathroom is also set under a sloping ceiling and has a further obscure glass window at one end.

OUTSIDE At the rear of Wisteria Cottage is a small Courtyard suitable for pots etc, and enclosed by a traditional cob wall and panel fencing on all sides.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024