EGGESFORD | £160,000


A mid terrace FREEHOLD BARN CONVERSION offering comfortable TWO BEDROOM accommodation with Sitting Room and Kitchen located in the heart of the Taw Valley with TERRACE and PARKING FOR ONE CAR, enjoying the use of the grounds at the Fox & Hounds County Hotel.
SITUATION Pear Tree Cottage is located in the grounds of the Fox & Hounds Hotel, approximately two miles 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 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 Pear Tree Cottage is an attractive mid terrace barn conversion located within a small group of similar properties in the grounds of the Fox & Hounds Hotel. This two storey barn conversion was converted approximately thirty years ago and is of exposed stone and brick construction under a slate roof with stained wood double glazed windows throughout and rendered and colour washed elevations to the rear. Internally the property benefits from very nicely presented two bedroom accommodation including a Kitchen, Sitting Room, a first floor Bathroom and a downstairs Cloakroom. Although in reasonable condition benefitting from LPG gas central heating throughout, Pear Tree Cottage would now benefit from some internal modernisation including new a new kitchen and bathroom and some redecoration. Outside and to the front of the property there is dedicated off-road parking for one car whilst to the rear of the property is an attractive paved Patio Area giving lovely wooded views over the Hotel Gardens to the Taw Valley beyond.
The twelve cottages and barn conversions at the Fox & Hounds Hotel create a small but friendly community that has been created over the last few years. The whole complex comprises a small country hotel sporting estate offering residential homes, high quality hotel accommodation, a bar and restaurant and recreational use of some thirty acres of beautiful gardens, woodlands and riverside walks.


ENTRANCE From the courtyard a cobbled parking area allowing parking for one car and a paved path lead up to the Front Door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with doors into the Kitchen, Cloakroom and stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with coat hanging space to one side and radiator. On one side a wide walkway leads into the

SITTING ROOM A dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear overlooking the hotel grounds with radiators below, wall lights and TV point.

CLOAKROOM fitted with a low level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with extractor fan.

KITCHEN fitted with a range of matching fitted units to two sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a recessed window to the front with tiled sill. On one side is a space and point for an LPG gas cooker with extractor hood over, space and points for fridge and freezer, range of matching wall cupboards and further window to the rear with radiator below. In one corner is a useful under-stairs storage cupboard with electric meters and fuse boxes to one side, whilst in the opposite corner is the 'Vailant' LPG gas boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators. The Kitchen also benefits from space and plumbing for a washing machine and an extractor fan.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, easy turn stairs with window to the front lead to the Bedrooms and the Bathroom, and over-stair cupboard fitted with a range of slatted shelving.

BEDROOM 1 A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and rear overlooking the hotel grounds, TV point and radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the rear also overlooking the hotel grounds with radiator and TV point and hatch to roof space.

BATHROOM with matching coloured suite comprising a panel bath with side handles and stainless steel mixer tap with wall mounted shower attachment; low level WC; and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and shaver light over. The Bathroom is finished with an extractor fan, 'Dimplex' electric wall heater, and recessed window to the front with tiled sill.

OUTSIDE Pear Tree Cottage is located in a small courtyard of similar properties to the side of the hotel, benefitting from dedicated off-road parking to the front for one car allowing access to a paved path to the front leading up to the Front Door. At the rear of the property there is an attractive sun terrace overlooking the hotel gardens and grounds, creating a lovely summer seating area and an ideal site for flowers pots and planters.

SERVICES Mains electric sub-metered from the Fox & Hounds Hotel, LPG gas (for cooking and supplying combination boiler, by agreement with Handygas), mains water sub-metered from the Fox & Hounds Hotel and private drainage.

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