South Molton Street, Chulmleigh | £450,000


A newly renovated DETACHED HOUSE conveniently situated for the centre of Chulmleigh offering spacious and exceptionally well presented FOUR BEDROOM/TWO BATHROOM family accommodation including a spacious Sitting Room and a well fitted Kitchen with OFF-ROAD PARKING, ATTACHED SINGLE GARAGE and manageable LEVEL GARDENS.
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, florists, hairdressers 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 The Hobbits is an exceptionally well presented detached house situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh dating back to the late 1970's, being of modern insulated cavity block construction under a tiled roof with rendered and colour washed elevations. The current owners have substantially renovated the property over the last 5 years including re-wiring, re-plumbing, re-plastering, and redecorating throughout as well as installing a new Kitchen and beautifully appointed Bathroom suites, and finishing with traditional oak board flooring on the ground floor and lovely oak doors throughout. Internally the accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises an Entrance Hall with walk-in under-stairs Cloaks Cupboard, a good sized Sitting Room with a wood burner, a well appointed Kitchen/Dining Room, and a separate Utility Room, whilst on the first floor there is a Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room, three further double Bedrooms and a Bathroom. The Hobbits also benefits from a new Worcester Bosch oil-fired boiler with 4 years of warranty remaining servicing the water and central heating system and double glazing throughout. Outside at to the front of the house there is ample off-road parking for at least three cars allowing access into the Attached Single Garage whilst to the side and rear are manageable level gardens including a lawn, a useful Garden Shed and a timber decked area to the rear creating a private Summer Seating Area.

ENTRANCE From the parking area a concrete step leads up to the Front Door with inset glass light and matching glazed panel to one side, leading into the

ENTRANCE HALL with half glazed oak door leading to the Sitting Room, stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with useful under stairs storage cupboard below, fitted with a range of storage shelving and coat hanging space. The Entrance Hall is finished with an attractive board floor, radiator and inset ceiling downlighting.

SITTING ROOM A spacious room with window to the front overlooking the garden with oak sill and radiator below. On one side is a backlit fireplace housing a cast iron multi fuel stove with slate hearth and inset faux beam over. The Sitting Room is finished again with an attractive oak board floor and a TV point. At one end fully glazed bespoke oak french doors open into the

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A beautifully appointed farmhouse style Kitchen fitted with a range of solid ash shaker style units to three sides under a polished wood block worksurface, including and incorporating a peninsular breakfast bar and a ceramic Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap set below a window to the rear overlooking the garden with oak sill. On one side is space and point for a dual fuel range cooker with extractor fan over whilst in one corner is space and point for a fridge/freezer. The Kitchen is finished with an integrated dishwasher, a range of matching wall units, a stainless steel wine cooler, contrasting oak board flooring and inset ceiling downlighting. At one end of the Kitchen is a Dining Area with space for a six seater dining room table with radiator to one side and fully glazed French Doors overlooking and leading out to the timber decked area at the rear with inset ceiling downlighting and a smoke alarm. At one end of the Kitchen a half glazed door opens into the

UTILITY ROOM Also fitted with a range of matching cream shaker style units under a polished wood block work surface with obscure glazed window to one side and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washing machine below. In one corner a cupboard conceals the oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Utility Room is finished with a radiator, inset ceiling downlighting and oak board flooring. On one side an obscure glazed door overlooks and leads out to the rear garden, whilst on the opposite side a further oak door opens into a

CLOAKROOM An internal room fitted with a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, radiator to one side and an extractor fan.



FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with wooden balustrade and handrail to one side lead straight to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all principal rooms, inset ceiling downlighting, hatch to roof space and central heating thermostat.

MASTER BEDROOM A large double room with multi pane window to the front with radiator below and TV point. On one side a door opens into an

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully tiled corner shower cubicle housing a 'Mira' thermostatically controlled shower with glazed shower screen to one side; and a wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome heated towel rail to one side. The En-Suite is finished with an extractor fan, and inset ceiling downlighters.

BEDROOM 2 Another good sized double Bedroom with window to the front with radiator below and TV point.

BEDROOM 3 Another double Bedroom with window to the rear allowing rooftop views over Chulmleigh to open countryside in the distance, with oak sill and radiator below.

BEDROOM 4 Another double Bedroom with multi pane window to the rear with oak sill and radiator below, again allowing rooftop views over Chulmleigh to open countryside in the distance.

BATHROOM A beautifully fitted Bathroom with half tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully tiled walk in shower with an electronic 'Mira' waterfall shower plus handheld shower attachment and glazed shower screen to one side; a modern slipper style bath with modern chrome side fed taps and handheld shower attachment set below an obscure glazed window to the rear with oak sill; a low level WC, and a built in vanity unit set on a granite work surface with bespoke oak cupboard below and backlit mirror over. The Bathroom is finished with inset ceiling downlighters, extractor fan and chrome Victorian style radiator with towel rail over.

OUTSIDE From South Molton Street, a gated entrance leads into a gravel parking area allowing enough space for at least three cars and access into the Single Garage with concrete floor, double wood doors, and power and light connected. On one side of the parking area there is a wide lawned area with a hand made wooden Garden Shed in the far corner, whilst at the rear of the house there is a walled timber decked area which has been imaginatively lit creating a lovely private Summer seating area and allows access into the Dining Room and Utility Room via the Back Doors. At the far end of the timber decked area there is a log shed and a small dog kennel giving access to a path that leads down the remaining side of the house and returns to the front.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains 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
Floorplan for South Molton Street, Chulmleigh