LAPFORD | £275,000


A really super CONVERTED SUNDAY SCHOOL situated in the centre of Lapford, a short walk from the pub offering spacious and well laid out THREE DOUBLE BEDROOM AND TWO BATHROOM accommodation including a Sitting Room, Dining Room and Kitchen benefitting from many original period features as well as pretty enclosed gardens.
SITUATION The Old Sunday School is situated in the heart of the rural village of Lapford, which offers local village amenities including a shop/store, primary school, garage and a pub. Crediton, seven miles to the south-east, offers a wider range of facilities and amenities including a good range of shops and supermarkets, banks, restaurants, tennis courts, Leisure Centre etc. The university city of Exeter, approximately 17 miles, offers the comprehensive range of shopping, educational and recreational amenities and facilities one would expect from Devon's major centre. Exeter also provides a fast Inter-city rail link to London and the Midlands, with a branch line connection from Lapford, an International airport and gives access to the M5 motorway.

DESCRIPTION The Old Sunday School is a detached former bible Christian chapel situated in the centre of Lapford, a short walk from the village pub. The property dates back to the mid 19th century when it was built as a place of worship for the Bible Christian Church a Methodist denomination founded by William O'Bryan in 1815, being of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof with attractive arched hardwood windows throughout. Internally the beautifully presented accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises an Entrance Hall with Walk-In Storage Cupboard, a Sitting Room, a Dining Room and a Kitchen, whilst on the first floor there is a Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room, Two Bedrooms and a further Bathroom. The Old Sunday School benefits from all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period including vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, a feature commemorative stone and attractive arched windows and doors throughout, whilst modern additions include LPG gas central heating. Outside and to the front of the property there is an enclosed walled garden and a smaller, more private courtyard to the side creating a lovely summer seating area.

ENTRANCE From the road a wrought iron gate leads into a Front Garden and a paved path leading up to the attractive arched stone door, with wooden Front Door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL A feature Entrance Hall with window to the front looking down through Lapford and a feature inset commemorative slab to one side with radiator below. The Entrance Hall also benefits from a slate tiled floor, inset ceiling downlighters and a telephone point. On one side is a Walk-in Storage Cupboard with coat hooks to one side and radiator in one corner, housing the electric meters and fuse boxes with inset ceiling light. At the rear a door opens into the

SITTING ROOM A good sized dual aspect room with windows to the front and side, double doors to the rear leading into the Dining Room and easy turn stairs to one side leading to the First Floor Landing, with under stairs storage cupboard below fitted with storage shelving. The Sitting Room also benefits from a radiator, beamed ceiling and two inset lights. To the rear double multi-pane French Doors overlook and lead into the

DINING ROOM Another good sized room with window to the side with deep display sill, radiator, two inset ceiling lights and door at one end leading into the

KITCHEN with a range of matching units to three sides under a roll top work surface with tiled splashbacks, including and incorporating a double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, set below an attractive arched multi pane window to the front overlooking the Garden and Lapford beyond, with tiled sill. On one side is a built in stainless steel 'Hotpoint' oven with inset five ring LPG gas hob with extractor fan over, set between a range of matching wall cupboards. At the rear is space and point for a fridge/freezer whilst on one side is a radiator. In one corner a door opens into the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged pressurised hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and further storage cupboard over. The Kitchen also benefits from a back door leading through to a

REAR HALL With door to the Utility Room and doors out to the Rear and Front Gardens.

UTILITY ROOM with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer set below an arched window to one side, and wall mounted LPG gas boiler in one corner which services radiators. Returning to the Sitting Room, stained wood easy turn stairs and velux window lead to the

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Sitting Room, stained wooden easy turn stairs with velux window over lead to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all Principal Rooms, vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized double Bedroom with window to the side overlooking Lapford and allowing glimpses of open farmland, velux window and vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame, radiator. At one end a door opens into an

EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a matching beige suite comprising a panel bath with tiled splash backs, side handles and stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment; pedestal wash hand basin set below a recessed arched niche with tiled sill; and a low level WC. The bathroom is finished with a Velux window, exposed 'A' frame, extractor fan and radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Another double Bedroom with window to the front overlooking Lapford with electric panel heater to one side, Velux window and radiator.

BEDROOM 3 Another double Bedroom with vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame, windows to the front and side, radiator, and Velux window.

BATHROOM Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer tap with wall mounted shower attachment and glazed shower screen to one side, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin also with tiled splashbacks and shaver light over. The bathroom is finished with a Velux window, extractor fan, heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor and an vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame.

OUTSIDE From the village road a wrought iron pedestrian gate opens onto steps leading up to the Front Garden which is walled and gives lovely views over Lapford and glimpses of open countryside in the distance. The garden is mostly paves with inset flower beds which have been beautifully planted to create a lovely feature. At the side a path leads through to a further area of courtyard garden providing a site for the LPG gas bottles and a more private seating area, which in turn gives access to the Back Door into the Rear Hall.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. LPG Gas Boiler services the radiators. Electric immersion heater provides domestic hot water. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

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