Oaklands Close, Chulmleigh | £455,000


A very spacious DETACHED CHALET BUNGALOW situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac offering attractive presented THREE/FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOM & FOUR BATHROOM accommodation including a large Sitting/Dining Room, a Kitchen/Breakfast Room and a Utility Room with ample OFF-ROAD PARKING, a DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP and a SOUTH FACING GARDEN
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 3 Oaklands Close is a deceptively spacious detached chalet bungalow situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac near the centre of Chulmleigh a few minutes walk from the towns shops and services. The property was built approximately 15 years ago and is of modern insulated cavity block construction under a tiled roof with part rendered and colour washed elevations under a tiled roof with uPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout. Internally the exceptionally spacious and well presented accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises an Entrance Hall, a Study/Bedroom 4, a large Sitting/Dining Room, a Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room, a family Bathroom, a well fitted Kitchen Breakfast Room, and a Rear Hall/Utility Room, whilst on the first floor there are two large En-Suite Double Bedrooms. 3 Oakfield Close benefits from all the usual refinements one would expect from a property of this style and period including modern Kitchen and Bathroom Suites, oil fired central heating throughout and a marble effect fireplace in the Sitting Room housing an electric coal effect fire. Outside 3 Oaklands Close is situated at the end of a shared brick paved drive allowing ample parking and turning for at least three cars and access to a Detached Double Garage with light, power and water connected. At the side of the Garage a pathway leads through to a small side Garden housing the external oil fired boiler, a Green House and the oil tank, and also giving access to the Rear Garden which has been designed with low maintenance in mind and includes some raised beds which have been planted with an array of hardy perrenials creating a really super feature.

ENTRANCE From the parking area a paved ramp leads up to the half glazed Front Door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with oak block flooring and doors to the Study/Bedroom 4, Sitting Room, Master Bedroom and Family Bathroom and on one side easy turn stairs lead to the First Floor Landing with useful under stairs storage cupboard below. The Entrance Hall is finished with a radiator, inset ceiling downlighters, coved ceiling and a smoke alarm.

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 A light room with window to the front overlooking the parking area with radiator below, range of fitted book shelving to two sides, coved ceiling and inset ceiling downlighters.

BATHROOM A family Bathroom with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel whirlpool corner bath with stainless steel mixer tap; a built in vanity unit in one corner with inset ceramic sink with mixer tap set into a roll-top work surface with range of useful storage cupboards below and shaver point to one side; and low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the side. The bathroom is finished with inset ceiling downlighters, coved ceiling, ceramic tiled floor and a chrome ladder towel rail.

SITTING/DINING ROOM A light and beautifully proportioned room with window and fully glazed sliding patio doors to the rear overlooking and leading out to the garden and allowing rooftop views over Chulmleigh and glimpses of open countryside in the distance. Between the patio doors and window there is a marble effect fireplace housing an inset stainless steel coal effect fire with granite hearth. The sitting room is finished with a TV point, coved ceiling, inset ceiling downlighters, two radiators and a further door returns to the Entrance Hall. In one corner a door opens into the

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A good sized dual aspect room fitted with a range of matching cream shaker style units to three sides under a granite effect worksurface with matching upstand including and incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear overlooking the garden, with a 'Bosch' integrated dishwasher to one side. On one side of the Kitchen is space and point for an electric range cooker with double stainless steel extractor fan over fitted between a range of matching wall cupboards, whilst on the opposite side there is a space and point for an American style fridge/freezer with fitted cupboards over. At one end of the Room there is a small peninsular breakfast bar with radiator to one side and a pair of matching cupboards below. The Kitchen also benefits from a further window to one side overlooking the Garden, inset ceiling downlighters, coved ceiling, smoke alarm and a ceramic tiled floor. At the rear of the Kitchen a door leads into the

UTILITY ROOM A good sized room providing ample coat and shoe storage and benefitting from a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit to one side set into a roll-top work surface with tiled splashbacks, stainless steel mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer below and a useful fitted cupboard over. In one corner a door opens into a useful broom cupboard fitted with hooks and shelving, whilst on one side a half glazed Back Door overlooks and leads out to the Garden. The Utility Room also houses the electric meter and fuse boxes, an extractor fan, inset ceiling downlighters, coved ceiling and a ceramic tiled floor.

MASTER BEDROOM A large Double Bedroom with two windows to the front overlooking the parking area, radiator, coved ceiling, inset ceiling downlighter, and telephone point. On one side a door opens into the useful built in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail and storage shelf over whilst further to one side a door opens into the

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a walk-in double shower cubicle housing a 'Mira' thermostatically controlled shower with glazed shower screen to one side and an inset light over; low level WC; and a built in vanity unit including an inset ceramic sink set into a roll-top worksurface with stainless steel mixer tap, cupboard below and shaver point to one side. The En-Suite is finished with a ceramic tiled floor, obscure glazed window to one side, extractor fan, two further inset ceiling downlighters and coved ceiling.



FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, easy turn stairs with wooden balustrade and handrail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with doors to Bedrooms 2 and 3, velux window, inset ceiling downlighters and smoke alarm.

BEDROOM 2 Another good sized Double Bedroom with velux window to one side with radiator below, hatch to roof space and a door to under-eaves storage area. In one corner sliding wooden doors lead into a walk-in wardrobe fitted with hanging rails and storage shelving. In one corner a further door opens into an

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle fitted with a stainless steel thermostatically controlled shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and glazed shower screen to one side; a built in vanity unit including an inset ceramic sink set into a roll-top work surface with stainless steel mixer tap, built in cupboard below and shaver point to one side; and low level WC. The En-Suite is finished with a chrome ladder towel rail, velux window, two inset ceiling downlighters and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3 Another large Double Bedroom with velux windows on either side allowing rooftop views to open countryside in the distance, radiator, under-eaves storage, hatch to roof space and four inset ceiling downlighters. On one side double doors open into a built-in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail and storage shelf over, whilst in one corner a further door opens into an

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle fitted with a stainless steel thermostatically controlled shower with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and glazed shower screen to one side; a built in vanity unit including an inset ceramic sink set into a roll-top work surface with stainless steel mixer tap, built in cupboard below and shaver point to one side; and low level WC. The En-Suite is finished with a chrome ladder towel rail, velux window, two inset ceiling downlighters and extractor fan.

OUTSIDE 3 Oaklands Close is situated at the end of a shared brick paved drive allowing enough parking and turning for at least two cars and access to the Front Door and the Detached Double Garage with concrete floor and light and power connected. At the side of the Garage a path leads to an area of side garden which houses the external oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators, the oil tank and a Greenhouse, and provides access to the Back Door into the Utility Room. At the end of the side Garden the path continues around the bungalow to the Rear Garden which has been designed with low maintenance in mind benefitting from raised beds which have been planted with an array of perennials creating a really super feature. The Garden is enclosed by wooden panel fencing but allows rooftop views over Chulmleigh and glimpses of open countryside in the distance. On one side access can be gained into the Sitting Room via the sliding Patio Doors, whilst in one corner a path leads down the remining side of the bungalow and returns to the parking area.

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 Oaklands Close, Chulmleigh