Burrington, Umberleigh | £350,000

A substantial DETACHED VILLAGE HOUSE enjoying glorious views over open farmland offering attractively presented and well laid out THREE BEDROOM family accommodation with ample off-road PARKING, detached SINGLE GARAGE, and enclosed level GARDENS
SITUATION Durford is located near to the centre of Burrington, a small village set in the heart of rural Devon. The village offers a community run village shop, whilst the nearby town of Chulmleigh offers a wider range of facilities and amenities including a good range of local shops including a Central Convenience store, butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, florists, hairdressers etc, along with both a primary school and secondary school/community college, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, churches, library, two public houses, 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 be easily 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, providing 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 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 water sports on North Devon's scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hour's drive.

DESCRIPTION Durford is a substantial detached house situated in the centre of Burrington and believed to have been built in the 1930's as a Police House. The property is of standard cavity wall construction under a tiled roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and mostly lead light uPVC double glazed window units throughout. Internally the property offers spacious and well laid out three bedroom accommodation including a well fitted Kitchen, a separate Sitting Room and Dining Room, and a super Conservatory/Summer Room allowing lovely far-reaching views across open countryside to Dartmoor in the distance. At one end a single storey extension encompasses a useful Utility Room with separate Shower Room. Duford also benefits from oil-fired central heating throughout. Outside there is a tarmac parking and turning area providing ample space for at least two cars and allowing access into the Single Garage/Workshop, whilst at either end of the house there are good sized level Gardens, creating a really super addition.

ENTRANCE PORCH being single storey under a tiled roof with uPVC double glazed window to one side, laminate floor, central ceiling light and a fully glazed multi-pane door into the

ENTRANCE HALL with stained wood obscure glazed multi panel doors leading to the Sitting Room and the Dining Room, stairs with handrail to one side leading straight to the First Floor Landing, and central ceiling light.

SITTING ROOM A spacious room with window to the front overlooking the Front Garden with mahogany finish sill. On one side there is a marble fireplace housing a built in electric coal effect fire with marble hearth and slips and mahogany effect surround and mantle. The room also benefits from a radiator, coved ceiling, central ceiling light and TV Point. From the Sitting Room, a pair of fully uPVC double glazed French Doors open into one end of the Conservatory/Summer Room.

DINING ROOM A spacious room with window to the front overlooking the Front Garden with mahogany finish sill. In one corner a stained wood door opens into a deep Under-stairs Storage Cupboard with light and a range of storage shelves, whilst in the opposite corner a fully obscure glazed multi pane door leads into the Kitchen. The Dining Room also benefits from a high level plate shelf and a central ceiling light. At one end further uPVC double glazed French doors open into the

CONSERVATORY being half glazed with uPVC double glazed units to three sides and inset door leading out to the Garden, all under a triple polycarbonate roof with feature brick display recess and two sets of wall lights. The Summer Room enjoys wonderful far reaching views across open farmland to the countryside in the distance.

KITCHEN A most attractive dual aspect room with a good range of natural wood finish units to three sides all under a granite effect wood edged work surface with tiled splash backs, including and incorporating an inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, allowing lovely far reaching views across open countryside to Dartmoor in the distance. On one side there is a space and point for an electric cooker with an extractor fan and range of matching wall cupboards over including three glass fronted display units. On the opposite side there is a 'Trianco' oil-fired boiler providing domestic hot and servicing radiators, also with a range of matching wall units over. The Kitchen is finished with a telephone point, radiator, coved ceiling, and a central ceiling light. In one corner a door opens into the

UTILITY ROOM plus a wide walk-through into the Kitchen. A dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear and a stained wood Back Door with inset glass light leading outside to the Garden and Garage. The Utility Room benefits from half tiled walls, a range of matching fitted units set below a roll-top work surface providing useful storage, and includes space and plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher, space and points for a fridge and freezer, electric meters and fuse boxes, radiator, and central ceiling light. In one corner a sliding door opens into the

SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled walls & matching white suite comprising a shower cubicle housing an 'Aquatronic' electric shower unit with wall mounted shower attachment on a riser and a glazed shower screen; low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror and shaver point over. The Shower Room also benefits from a uPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear and a central ceiling light

BEDROOM 1 plus range of built-in wardrobes to either side of the bed. An attractive dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear enjoying superb rural views, TV point, radiator and door into Walk-In Wardrobe containing a range of hanging rails.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to front, range of fitted bedroom units comprising wardrobes, chest of drawers and dressing table with range of display shelves at one end. On one side double louvre doors open into the rear of the Airing Cupboard, picture rail, radiator, TV point and central ceiling light.

BEDROOM 3 including a double, part mirror fronted fitted wardrobe. The room also benefits from a uPVC double glazed window to the front, again with mahogany finish sills and radiator below.

BATHROOM with fully tiled walls and matching cream suite comprising panel bath with side handles, mixer tap, 'Essentials' electric shower over with glazed shower screen to one side; low level WC; and built in vanity unit with mirror and shaver light over. The room is finished with a central ceiling light and an obscure doubled glazed window to one side with radiator below.

OUTSIDE From the road double wooden gates open onto the tarmac parking and turning area which leads to the Front Porch. On the far side is the detached Single Garage with rendered and colour washed elevations under a tiled roof with metal up and over door and pedestrian door to one side. Light and power is connected and there is a halogen lamp outside. To one side of the Garage and in the corner of the Parking area is an attractive raised flower bed.

Beyond the Front Porch, the tarmac gives way to lawn and a short path leading to a wide raised paved Patio Area, at the far end of which is the door to the Summer Room. Beyond the Patio Area, with access down two steps, is a wide area of lawn, interspersed with well stocked flower beds and mature shrubs and trees including willow, mahonia and eucalyptus, bordered by a good Devon Bank to one side and a well grown beech hedge to the other.

Returning to the Garage, a paved path and gravel Seating area allows access to the Utility Room and continues to the rear of the house where there is an outside tap and the oil tank is located. From here a narrow path bordered by a box hedge passes the Summer Room and leads back to the paved Patio Area. Beyond the Garage a short flight of steps leads up to a wide gravel area and Greenhouse about 8' x 6'. Located behind the Greenhouse is the utility area of the Garden, and to the side is a box hedge beyond which is a good sized Vegetable Garden bordered by a bank and screening Laylandi trees.

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and 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 or E-Mail enquiries@keenors.co.uk

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