South Molton Street, Chulmleigh | £200,000


A substantial semi-detached Victorian house situated near the centre of Chulmleigh currently offering FIVE BEDROOM, FOUR RECEPTION ROOM and TWO BATHROOM accommodation which is in need of full modernisation and renovation with a manageable GARDEN plus a GARAGE and WORKSHOP.
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 Ramillies is a substantial Victorian house situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh, near the dentist and the school. The property is of traditional stone and brick construction under a slate roof with rendered elevations and mostly uPVC double glazed windows throughout. Internally the well laid out accommodation is arranged over two floors and briefly comprises a Sitting Room, a Dining Room, a Snug, a Study, a Kitchen, a Shower Room, a Utility Room and a Walk-in Larder, whilst on the first floor there are five bedrooms and a bathroom with a separate WC. Ramillies benefits from all the character and charm one would expect from a property of this style and period including the original fireplaces, the original panel doors, and the original floorboards, however the house would now benefit from a programme general modernisation and improvement including some internal re-arrangement to create a bigger Kitchen, re-wiring, re-plumbing, installing some form of central heating and redecorating and re-carpeting throughout. Outside and to the front of the house there is a raised lawned garden, whilst at the side of the garden there is a stone barn which incorporates a Garage, Workshop and some Storage Sheds.

ENTRANCE From the shared concrete path at the front, a door opens into the

SITTING ROOM with window to the front, overhead electric meters and fuse boxes, solid fuel Rayburn to one side with original cupboards in one corner, step and doorway up to the Dining Room, a further door into the Snug and doorway into the Rear Hall.

DINING ROOM with window to the front, doors to a Study and Utility Room and cupboard in one corner.

STUDY with original tiled fireplace on one side with tiled hearth and wooden surround and mantle, window to the front.

REAR HALL/UTILITY ROOM with door to the Shower Room, window to the rear and a door to a walk-in pantry with shelving and further obscure glazed window to the rear.

SHOWER ROOM housing a matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed shower screen to one side; a low level WC; and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and shaver light over. The shower room also benefits from a window to the rear, extractor fan, wall mounted electric heater, inset ceiling downlighter and heated towel rail.

SNUG Returning to the Sitting Room a door leads to the Snug, being dual aspect with windows to the front and side, and tiled fireplace housing an open fire with tiled hearth and slips.

REAR HALL with Back Door leading outside and easy turn stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with useful walk in under stairs storage cupboard, window to the rear, and door to the

KITCHEN fitted with a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with tiled splashbacks and wall mounted electric heater over, further Belfast sink set below an obscure glazed window to the rear, shelving and electric cooker point.


FIRST FLOOR LANDING with doors off to all principal rooms.

BEDROOM 1 A large dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and rear overlooking the Garden, telephone point.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with Victorian fireplace to one side with wooden surround and mantle, and built-in wardrobe fitted with a range of storage shelving.

BEDROOM 3 A dual aspect room set at the rear of the house windows to the side and the rear.

BEDROOM 4 Another double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the Garden, with built-in wardrobe to one side fitted with a range of storage shelving.

BEDROOM 5 A dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side allowing views along South Molton Street, with traditional Victorian fireplace at one end with wooden surround and mantle.

BATHROOM Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath; a low level WC; and a wall mounted wash hand basin. The bathroom also has two windows to the rear.

TOILET A low level WC with wall mounted wash hand basin to one side and window to the rear.

OUTSIDE From South Molton Street, a shared concrete path leads up to the Front Door and gives access to steps leading up to the Garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and in two sections, both being bordered by wooden panel fencing creating privacy especially in the rear section. From the concrete path, a further cobbled path gives access to a Stone Barn which comprises a Single Garage, a Workshop and some useful Storage/Log Sheds creating a really useful addition.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024
Floorplan for South Molton Street, Chulmleigh