NR CHULMLEIGH | £350,000


An attractively presented CHARACTER COUNTRY COTTAGE situated in the heart of the countryside with lovely rural views offering THREE BEDROOM accommodation including a large Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Wet Room and Bathroom with Off-Road Parking, GARDEN, SHED AND GOOD SIZED TIMBER WORKSHOP
SITUATION 1 Gosses Cottage is situated in a quiet rural location near Chulmleigh, 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, hardware store 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, florists, 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 1 Gosses Cottage is a most attractive semi-detached character cottage situated in the heart of rural Devon allowing lovely countryside views. The property is of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and painted wood double glazed windows throughout. 1 Gosses Cottage has been well maintained by the current owners and offers spacious and well presented three bedroom accommodation including a well-equipped Kitchen/Breakfast Room with dishwasher and range cooker, a character Sitting Room with traditional beamed ceiling and a Bathroom on each floor. 1 Gosses Cottage also benefits from oil-fired central heating throughout and a wood burner in the Sitting Room. Outside and to the front of the cottage there is off-road parking for two cars as well as a manageable level garden which is mainly laid to lawn and backs onto open farmland. A short walk down the road there is a further area of level Garden which currently accommodates a good sized timber Workshop/Double Garage with light and power connected.

ENTRANCE From the parking area a slate step leads into the Front Porch with window to one side and ample boot and coat storage space. On one side a heavy wooden Front Door opens into the

ENTRANCE HALL with ceramic tiled floor, door to the Wet Room and short passageway into the Kitchen.

WET ROOM with fully tiled walls and drained tiled floor incorporating a matching white suite comprising a low level WC, a stainless steel wall mounted mixer shower, and a wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror over. The Wet Room also benefits from a heated towel rail, two inset ceiling down lighters, an extractor fan and an obscure glazed window to one side.

KITCHEN/DINER An 'L' shaped room incorporating a Dining Room and a Kitchen fitted with a range of white units to two sides under a solid stained wood work surface with tiled splash backs including a ceramic 'Belfast' sink set below a window to the side over looking the country lane with an integrated 'Hotpoint' dishwasher below. On one side is a stainless steel 'Rangemaster cooker' with ceramic hob and extractor hood over set between a range of matching wall cupboards, whilst in one corner is the 'Grant' oil-fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators, with central heating and hot water control panel over. The Kitchen also benefits from space and plumbing for a washing machine, four inset ceiling down lighters and a ceramic tiled floor continuing through to the Dining Room, which is large enough to accommodate a six seater dining room table with window to the front with radiator below. The Dining Area also benefits from a traditional heavy beamed ceiling and five inset ceiling down lighters. At the rear of the room a strip pine door opens into the

SITTING ROOM A good sized character room with traditional beamed ceiling and the original exposed stone fire place to one side housing a multi-fuel stove with slate hearth, original bread oven to one side and inset heavy beam over. In one corner is a built-in storage cupboard fitted with shelving, whilst on one side is a further display niche fitted with shelving with radiator below. The Sitting Room also benefits from a window to the rear with window seat and radiator below, smoke alarm, carbon monoxide alarm and deep under stairs storage recess. On one side a door opens onto the stairs, whilst at the rear the original heavy Back Door leads out to the cobbled path at the rear of the property.

STAIRS & LANDING From the Sitting Room, a door with window to one side opens onto the stairs leading straight to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all principal rooms, hatch to roof space, smoke alarm and built-in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 A large dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the side and rear allowing lovely rural views, radiator and a range of built-in wardrobes fitted with hanging rails and storage shelving over.

BEDROOM 2 Another double bedroom with window to the side overlooking the quiet country lane with radiator and inset display niche fitted with shelving, telephone point.

BEDROOM 3 A double bedroom with window to the rear with radiator to one side.

BATHROOM Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a built-in bath with tiled splash backs and chrome mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment; a built-in vanity unit with storage cupboard below, tiled splash backs and shaver point to one side; and a low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the side. The bathroom is finished with three inset ceiling down lighters and a radiator. On one side is the Airing Cupboard fitted with a factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving.

OUTSIDE 1 Gosses Cottage is approached over a quiet country lane giving access to a tarmac parking area of two cars, which in turn gives access to the manageable level garden being mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature hedging and a low stone wall, creating a super feature. Agents Note: The parking area is shared with next door over which they have a pedestrian and vehicular right of way. At the rear of the cottage there is a shared cobbled path which gives access to the Back Door into the Sitting Room and a useful Garden Shed and a Log Store. From the parking area and a short walk down the road there is a further larger area of Garden which currently houses a large timber Double Garage/Workshop under a pitched roof set on a concrete plinth with electricity, light and water connected creating a really super addition.

SERVICES Mains electricity, shared private bore hole water and shared septic tank drainage. Oil Fired Boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations. All services to be paid for in addition to the rent for the property.

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail enquiries@keenors.co.uk
Floorplan for NR CHULMLEIGH