NR CHULMLEIGH | £375,000


A DETACHED BUNGALOW situated in an outstanding rural location allowing lovely far reaching rural views to Dartmoor in the distance offering spacious and versatile TWO/THREE BEDROOM accommodation including a Sitting Room, Kitchen and Dining Room with PARKING, GARAGE AND GARDENS. In need of some modernisation and improvement.
SITUATION Lake View is situated approximately 1/2 a mile from the small village of Ashreigney in the heart of the rural Devonshire countryside, bordering the Taw Valley. The village itself has a parish Church and a village hall where several social activities regularly take place including Yoga sessions and art group meetings. The nearby villages of Chulmleigh and Winkleigh are active and friendly communities offering between them a good range of local shops and facilities including a general stores, bakers, butchers, dairy, newsagent and florist, along with Post Offices, churches, a library in Chulmleigh, five public houses and a short 18 hole golf course, also at Chulmleigh. Both Winkleigh and Chulmleigh have excellent primary schools and in addition there is also a secondary school/community college, health centre and dental practice at Chulmleigh.

The market towns of Torrington to the north west, South Molton to the north, Okehampton to the south and Crediton to the south-east all offer a more comprehensive range of shopping, supermarkets, restaurants, amenities and leisure facilities including sports halls and swimming pools, clubs and societies, further golf courses etc. There is a local railway station at Eggesford, approximately 2½ miles, providing 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 approximately three-quarter of an hour's drive. There is also an international airport at Exeter.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a Leisure Centres at Okehampton, Crediton and Barnstaple, nearby tennis courts and clubs, local rugby, football and cricket clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further nearby 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 Lake View is a detached bungalow situated in an outstanding rural location down a single track lane, shared with just one other property, approximately half a mile from Ashreigney allowing lovely rural views to Dartmoor in the distance. The property dates back to the 1960's and is of traditional cavity brick and block construction under a pitched slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and uPVC double glazing throughout. On one side there is a former detached garage building which has been converted into an additional Bedroom and Bathroom and is connected to the main bungalow by a covered walkway/utility room. Internally the well laid out accommodation in the main bungalow briefly comprises a Storm Porch, an Entrance Hall, an Inner Hall, a Sitting Room, a Dining Room, a Kitchen, two Bedrooms and a Bathroom. Lake View has been left vacant for some time and would now benefits from a programme of general modernisation and improvement including refitting the Kitchen and Bathroom suites as well as redecorating and re-carpeting the property throughout. Outside Lake View is approached down a farm track which is shared with just one other property and gives access to a gravel parking and tuning area allowing enough space for two cars and access into the detached double garage. The bungalow is set in the corner of its plot with the enclosed level gardens to one side, which would also now benefit from clearing and management.

ENTRANCE From the garden, a concrete path leads up to the fully glazed Front Door opening into the

STORM PORCH with window to the front allowing lovely rural views and fully glazed wooden door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with ample coat hanging space and further fully glazed door opening into the

INNER HALL with doors off to the Dining Room, Sitting Room, Bedrooms and Bathroom, hatch to roof space and radiator. In one corner there is a useful built-in storage cupboard and a cloaks cupboard fitted with hanging rail.

DINING ROOM A good sized dual aspect room with windows to the front and side allowing views over the garden and open countryside in the distance, whilst at one end there is a fireplace housing a solid fuel 'Rayburn' for cooking and room heating. The Dining Room is finished with a radiator and a useful built-in storage cupboard. In one corner a doorway opens into the

KITCHEN fitted with a range of matching cream units to two sides under a roll-top work surface with matching upstand including and incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap set below an internal window to the rear overlooking the Conservatory. On one side is an inset stainless steel four ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over set between a range of matching wall cupboards with built-in eye level double oven and microwave to one side. The kitchen also benefits from a walk-in larder cupboard fitted with shelving, space and point for a fridge freezer, a further window at one end, electric meters and fuse boxes, inset ceiling down lighters and a ceramic tiled floor. At one end a half glazed door opens into the

REAR HALL/UTILITY ROOM being of single block construction under a triple poly carbonate roof with doors at either end and further door into Bedroom 3. On one side is an inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit set into a roll top work surface with tiled splash backs, space and plumbing for a washing machine below as well as space and points foe fridge and freezer. At one end is the oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators.

BEDROOM 3 AND ENSUITE CLOAKROOM Formerly a single garage with fully glazed doors at one end, false beamed ceiling, radiator and window to one side. In one corner a door opens into an En-Suite Cloakroom fitted with low level WC and wash hand basin.

SITTING ROOM Returning to the Inner Hall a door leads into the Sitting Room being triple aspect with windows to the side and rear allowing lovely far reaching panoramic views across open countryside, radiator. At one end there is a recessed fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with wooden mantle over.

BEDROOM 1 A good sized dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the side and rear once again allowing panoramic views across open countryside. In one corner is a pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and light over whilst in one corner is a built-in double wardrobe fitted with hanging rails and storage shelving. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the side once again allowing lovely rural views. In one corner is a built-in double wardrobe fitted with hanging rail. The room also benefits from a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks with mirror and light over and radiator to one side.

BATHROOM with fully tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer taps and cupboard at one end; a built-in vanity unit with cupboard below; a low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the side; and a fully tiled shower cubicle housing an electric shower (not connected) with glazed shower screen to one side.

OUTSIDE Lake View is approached over a farm track which is shared with just one other neighbouring property giving access to a gravel parking and turning area allowing enough space for two cars and access into the detached Double Garage with metal roller door, concrete floor and electricity and light connected. The bungalow is situated in the corner of its plot leaving the garden to the front and side, being mainly laid to grass with mature trees and shrubs and being bordered by Devon hedging on all sides but still allowing lovely far reaching rural views in all directions. The garden is a little overgrown and would now benefit from strimming and tidying. At on end of the bungalow there is some raised timber decking which creates a lovely Summer Seating Area, however THE AGENTS ASK THAT VIEWERS DO NOT ACCESS THIS AREA AS WE CONSIDER IT UNSAFE.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and private septic tank 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.
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