NR CHULMLEIGH | £275,000


A most attractive MID TERRACE CHARACTER COTTAGE situated in the centre of Wembworthy near the Church offering deceptively spacious THREE BEDROOM accommodation including a good sized Sitting Room, a modern Kitchen, a Conservatory and a First Floor Bathroom with a GOOD SIZED ENCLOSED GARDEN
SITUATION Willowbee Cottage is situated in the centre of Wembworthy, a small village set in the heart of rural Devon offering local facilities including a village hall and a church whilst the nearby town of Chulmleigh offers a wider range of facilities and amenities including a good range of local shops including a general store, a florist, bakery, dairy, newsagent, hairdressers etc, along with both an excellent 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 hours drive.


DESCRIPTION Willowbee Cottage is a most attractive mid terrace village cottage situated in the centre of Wembworthy, a small village set in the heart of central Mid Devon. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction under a slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and a uPVC double glazed Conservatory to the rear under a glazed roof. The cottage has been exceptionally well looked after by the current owner benefitting from all the original period features one would expect from a property of this style and period including the original exposed stone fireplace in the Sitting Room with original bread oven to one side, traditional beamed ceiling throughout and a lovely wooden turning staircase up to the first floor, whilst modern additions include mains gas central heating, an attractive shaker style Kitchen and a wood burner, Outside and to the rear of the property there is a partially walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn and overlooks open farmland creating a really super addition.

ENTRANCE From the front a wrought iron pedestrian gate opens onto a concrete path into the Front Garden leading up to a half glazed Front Door opening into the

STORM PORCH being half glazed under a pitched roof with plant shelves on each side and a tiled floor. At the rear a solid wooden door with inset glass light opens into the

SITTING ROOM A light and spacious split level room with two windows to the front overlooking the Front Garden both with deep display sills. On one side is the original exposed stone fireplace housing a woodburner with original bread oven to one side, tiled hearth and inset heavy beam over. The Sitting Room also benefits from a traditional beamed ceiling, a character display niche to one side of the fireplace and a useful under-stairs storage cupboard. In one corner there is room for a small dining room table and chairs with radiator to one side, whilst in the opposite corner stained wood stairs lead to the first floor landing. The Sitting Room is finished with TV and telephone points, central heating thermostat and wall lighting. At the rear a step leads up to the

KITCHEN A beautifully fitted Kitchen with a range of cream shaker style units to two sides under a butchers block work surface with tiled splash backs including and incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap set below a window to the rear over looking the garden with tiled sill. On one side is a mains gas cooker whilst in one corner is an attractive wall mounted plate rack. The Kitchen also benefits from an integrated dish washer, a radiator, a track of four ceiling spot lights and a ceramic tiled floor. At one end two steps lead up to a small

UTILITY ROOM with space and point for a fridge freezer, space and point for a washing machine set under a matching butchers block worksurface with two storage shelves over. The Utility Room also benefits from the central heating and hot water control panel, electric fuse boxes and an obscure glazed window to the rear. Returning to the Kitchen, three steps lead up to the

CONSERVATORY being half glazed under a glass roof with fully glazed French doors at one end overlooking and leading out to the garden. In one corner is the 'I-MINI' mains gas boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Conservatory is finished with a ceramic tiled floor.

STAIRS AND FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Sitting Room, turning stained wood stairs lead to the split level First Floor Landing with doors off to all principal rooms, hatch to roof space, radiator and beamed ceiling. On one side there is a useful built-in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 A large double bedroom with window to the front with stained wood sill, beamed ceiling and radiator. In one corner a door opens into a useful walk-in wardrobe fitted with shelving hanging rail and a radiator.

BEDROOM 2 A small double bedroom with window to the front, beamed ceiling and a radiator.

BEDROOM 3 A single bedroom with window to the rear overlooking the garden, beamed ceiling and radiator.

BATHROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment as well as an independent brass effect mixer shower over; low level WC; and pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted medicine cabinet over and radiator to one side. The Bathroom is finished with a window to the rear over looking the garden.

OUTSIDE At the front of the cottage there is a pretty walled garden allowing access to the front door which is planted with some perennials and shrubs, and creates a super site for flower pots and planters. On one side of the front garden there is a timber log store. At the rear of Willowbee Cottage and accessed via the French doors from the Conservatory there is a larger walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with established flower borders creating a really super addition with two paved seating areas which overlook a little paddock to the rear. On one side there is a wooden garden shed.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Mains Gas 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 NR CHULMLEIGH