A highly IMPRESSIVE DETACHED CHARACTER COTTAGE, situated in the heart of this Devon village, recently REFURBISHED to a very HIGH STANDARD with three bedrooms, two reception rooms, ensuite to master, two reception rooms and a superb large family style kitchen/dining room, GARDENS and off-road PARKING. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION This fine property is situated in the heart of the popular Devon village of Meeth which offers an active rural community within the Torridge Valley with the nearby parish church and popular Bull & Dragon Public House. Nearby is the popular Tarka Trail, perfect for keen cyclists and walkers, and also close by is a scenic nature reserve.
The property is within easy driving distance of the popular towns of Hatherleigh and Torrington for a good range of shops, services and amenities, with the larger town of Okehampton approximately eleven miles to the south providing a more extensive range of services and amenities.
Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding and fishing. The shopping area contains several banks and supermarkets as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.
DESCRIPTION A superb detached character cottage which is Grade II Listed and has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment programme. This has been completed to a very high standard and now offers the purchaser the combination of modern and contemporary fixtures and fittings, whilst retaining the lovely period features of a cottage of this era. These include exposed beamed ceilings, impressive part exposed roof timbers, wood panelling, inglenook fireplaces and deep silled windows. Throughout the ground floor are attractive oak floorboards and slate flooring with some wonderful original oak panelling in the property's hallway. An excellent feature of the property is the open plan kitchen/dining room, which is ideal for family use. There is also a ground floor utility/cloakroom together with living room and study. To the first floor is a spacious master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and an ensuite bathroom with roll top bath. There are two further bedrooms and a shower room.
The property has a newly installed oil fired central heating system.
To the outside there are lawned gardens to both the front and side, and a gravelled area of off-road parking for two/three vehicles.
We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents to the sale of this impressive property for which viewing is highly recommended. The property is offered with NO ONGOING CHAIN.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
Original cobbled pathway leading to oak front entrance door with diamond glazed inserts. Leading to:
HALLWAY Bespoke oak staircase onto first floor landing; slate flooring; original oak wall panelling; radiator; mains fitted smoke alarm; LED lighting; latch and brace doors to:
SITTING ROOM 18' 8" x 15' 5" (5.7m x 4.7m) maximum An impressive room with many original exposed timber ceiling beams; feature fireplace with slate hearth and original bread oven and timber bressummer; window to side; wooden flooring; radiator; numerous power points and two television points; LED lighting; shallow storage cupboard containing modern electric fuse box and electric meter; open archway and step down to:
STUDY 9' 3" x 8' 1" (2.82m x 2.47m) A dual aspect room with windows to front and side; hatched loft space; slate flooring; radiator; power sockets.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 26' 4" x 16' 6" (8.05m x 5.03m) overall A superb and impressive family style kitchen/dining room which is dual aspect with window and door to front and further window and door to side (both doors are stable doors); wooden flooring throughout; inglenook fireplace with slate hearth; original bread oven and timber bressumer; radiators; LED lighting; a bespoke locally made kitchen comprising matching wall and floor mounted kitchen units with composite stone worktops; inset Belfast sink with mixer tap; integrated dishwasher; electric range cooker with polished stone splashback and extractor hood over; breakfast bar with various storage cupboards set within, wine rack and pop-up power and USB sockets; fitted dresser unit matching the kitchen units; numerous power points; extractor fan; matching brace door to:
UTILITY ROOM 6' 5" x 5' 6" widening to 9' 6" (1.96m x 1.7m widening to 2.9m)
Windows to rear and side; inset stainless steel sink with worksurface and storage cupboard under; space and plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer; slate flooring; floor mounted Grant oil fired boiler; hatch to loft space; door to:
WC WC; window to side; light/extractor fan.
LANDING A spacious landing with exposed original roof timbers; radiator; wall lighting; thermostatic heating control; latch and brace doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 4" x 13' 0" (4.99m x 3.97m) An impressive dual aspect room with windows to front and rear; superb original exposed timber A-frames; wall lighting and further LED spotlighting; two doors giving access to storage areas with lighting; numerous power sockets; latch and brace door to:
ENSUITE BATHROOM 9' 11" x 9' 6" (3.04m x 2.91m) An impressive ensuite shower room with window to side overlooking garden; matching white suite with WC, pedestal wash handbasin; heated towel rail; roll top claw footed bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment; tiled floor; LED lighting and extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 2" x 10' 5" (4.02m x 3.18m) Window to front; part exposed roof timbers; radiator; LED lighting; power and television points.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 11" x 9' 4" (3.35m x 2.85m) Window to front; part exposed timber A-frame; radiator; television and power points; wall lighting.
SHOWER ROOM 12' 0" maximum x 6' 10" maximum (3.67m x 2.1m) Suite comprising WC, pedestal wash handbasin with fitted heated mirror over, recessed shelving unit, large fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower fitted; LED lighting; tile-effect flooring; heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE: To the front of the property is an area of raised lawn with a pedestrian gate and lovely cobbled pathway leading to the front entrance door and to the side. To the side of the property is a further private lawned garden with hedge and bank border, attractive patio and gravelled area, oil tank and wall mounted outside tap.
OFF-ROAD PARKING Immediately to the side of the property is a gravelled off-road parking area for two/three cars.
SERVICES Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity and oil fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS To be confirmed.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371.
DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton, leave the town in a northerly direction heading towards Hatherleigh (A386) and continue for approximately seven miles. Upon reaching the roundabout in Hatherleigh proceed straight across following the signs for the A386 Meeth, Merton. Continue for approximately three miles, heading into the village of Meeth whereupon the property can be found on the right hand side opposite the Bull & Dragon Public House and identified by a Mansbridge Balment 'For Sale' board.