LAPFORD | £175,000

An attractively presented CHARACTER VILLAGE COTTAGE situated in the heart of Lapford offering TWO BEDROOM unfurnished accommodation with small Courtyard Garden to the Front & Rear. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
SITUATION Rose Cottage is situated in the heart of the rural village of Lapford, which offers local village amenities including a shop/store, primary school, garage and a pub. Crediton, seven miles to the south-east, offers a wider range of facilities and amenities including a good range of shops and a supermarket, banks, restaurants, tennis courts, Leisure Centre etc. The university city of Exeter, approximately 17 miles, offers the comprehensive range of shopping, educational and recreational amenities and facilities one would expect from Devon's major centre. Exeter also provides a fast Inter-city rail link to London and the Midlands, with a branch line connection from Lapford, an International airport and gives access to the M5 motorway.

DESCRIPTION Rose Cottage is a mid-terrace village cottage of traditional stone and cob construction under a slate tiled roof with rendered and colour washed elevations. Internally there are two ground floor rooms including a good sized kitchen with space for a breakfast table, and a sitting room which has a super feature fireplace with its original bread oven and a heavy beam over. Rose Cottage also benefits from a central Hall with a large, walk-in Cloaks cupboard, two double bedrooms and a shower room. Outside and to the front and rear are manageable front and rear courtyards

ENTRANCE From the Front Courtyard Garden, the uPVC Front Door opens into the Front Porch, with coat-hanging space on one side and finished with a tiled floor. At the rear, a pretty half-glazed, lead light door opens into the

HALL A small Hall with a door on one side to the Kitchen, a matching door on the other side to the Sitting Room, and which is finished with a practical laminate floor covering. At the rear, a further door opens to a useful Walk-In Storage Cupboard which is fitted with a range of storage shelving and houses the electric meters & fuse boxes.

KITCHEN 13' 6" x 7' 6" (4.11m x 2.29m) With a window at the front with a deep display sill, and fitted along one side with a range of matching floor units and wall cupboards which include & incorporate a 1½ bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, and space & point for an electric cooker with an integral extractor hood over, with tiled splash backs. There is also a recess which is fitted with matching rolltop work surface with space & plumbing for a washing machine below. There is space in the Kitchen for a small breakfast table and towards the rear, a door opens to a most useful Walk-In Panty which has a matching built in cupboard and a small window to the rear. There Kitchen also has a track of four and cluster of three halogen spotlights, is again finished with an attractive laminate floor covering, and has a Back Door opening to the rear Courtyard.

SITTING ROOM 13' 9" x 11' 9" (4.19m x 3.58m) min, plus a deep recessed stone fireplace with the original bread oven to one side, a beam over and housing a cast-iron multi-fuel stove. This is a lovely, character room with a window to the front with a deep display sill, there are TV & telephone points and the room is finished with a laminate floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING From the Hall, stairs with a handrail on one side, lead up to the split-level First Floor Landing, where doors open to the two Bedrooms and the Shower Room. There is also a high hatch to the Roof Space.

BEDROOM 1 14' 3" x 11' 9" (4.34m x 3.58m) A good sized Double Bedroom, again with a window to the front with a deep display sill. TV and telephone point.

BEDROOM 2 13' 6" x 8' 6" (4.11m x 2.59m) average, plus two built-in Cupboards, one being a useful Double Wardrobe and the other the Airing Cupboard housing a lagged hot water cylinder with an electric immersion heater and a good range of slatted shelving. Bedroom 2 also has a window to the front with a deep display sill.

SHOWER ROOM fitted with a matching suite comprising a fully tiled corner shower cubicle with sliding doors and housing a 'Mira Sport' electric shower, a corner mounted wash hand basin with chrome fittings and an attractive mirror fronted cupboard over, and a low level WC. There is also a deep silled obscure glass window at the front, a wall mounted electric heater and the Shower Room is finished with an attractive mosaic tile pattern linoleum floor covering.

OUTSIDE At the front of Rose Cottage a wrought-iron pedestrian gate inset into a capped brick wall, opens to the Front Courtyard Garden which is south and west facing, creating a super site for summer pots & tubs, and a sunny sitting area. At the rear of the cottage is a narrow, split level area which runs the full width of the cottage and is bordered by a high stone wall at the rear.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Solid fuel stove in the Sitting Room. Telephone connected subject to BT Regulations.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail
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