Tavistock - Cosy Country Cottage

2 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | £250,000

  • Extended End Of Terrace Character Cottage
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • 18' Dual Aspect Sitting/Dining Room With Open Fire
  • Large Shower Room
  • Wealth Of Period And Interesting Features
  • Good Sized Level Corner Plot With Attractive Gardens
  • Far Reaching Countryside Views
  • Driveway Parking And Large Detached Workshop/Garage
  • Quiet Rural Position Just Half A Mile From Market Town Of Tavistock

In a RURAL position just half a mile from town, an EXTENDED and WELL PRESENTED end of terrace CHARACTER COTTAGE with two double bedrooms, good sized LEVEL GARDENS, various OUTBUILDINGS and enjoying FAR-REACHING VIEWS.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION An extended and well presented two double bedroom end of terrace character cottage enjoying lovely far-reaching countryside views, set on a good sized level corner plot with attractive South facing gardens. The property is quietly situated within a small row of only four cottages in a rural position just half a mile from the highly desirable market town of Tavistock and all its amenities.

This charming cottage has been well maintained and improved over the years by its current owner and retains a wealth of period and interesting features. The good sized level gardens wrap around the property enjoying the sunshine and views with various outbuildings, including a large 460 square foot detached block-built workshop offering huge potential which could also be used as a double garage.

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:

Obscure PVCu double glazed stable-style front door leads into:

ENTRANCE HALL 10' 2" x 4' 5" (3.1m x 1.35m) Coat hooks; laminate flooring; radiator; doorway into sitting/dining room; stripped wooden door to shower room and doorway into:

KITCHEN 10' 2" x 8' 6" (3.1m x 2.59m) Fitted with a modern range of matching wall and base cabinets with contrasting roll top worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks; inset stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; freestanding Hotpoint cooker with double oven and grill and four ring gas hob with concealed extractor fan over; space and plumbing for dishwasher; space for under counter fridge and freezer; spotlighting; laminate flooring; fully tiled walls; PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking garden; obscure PVCu double glazed stable-style door to side providing access to garden; additional bookshelving; radiator.

SITTING/DINING ROOM 18' 10" x 12' 9" (5.74m x 3.89m) Lovely characterful dual aspect room with feature stone open fireplace with oak lintel, cloam oven and slate hearth housing an Aarrow cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; exposed stone walling; exposed beams; television point; angled open tread staircase rises to first floor; laminate flooring; PVCu double glazed window to side overlooking garden with beautiful far-reaching countryside views; two additional PVCu double glazed windows to other side aspect; two double radiators.

SHOWER ROOM 10' 2" x 7' 10" (3.1m x 2.39m) Spacious light and airy room, formerly a bathroom and could easily be reverted back, if required. Fitted with a modern white suite comprising shower cubicle with thermostatic shower with multi-jet system, built-in radio and steam function, low level WC, roll top worksurface with inset wash handbasin and multiple storage cabinets and drawers beneath; built-in airing/utility cupboard housing a water cylinder with immersion and space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; recently installed wall hung Worcester gas fired combination boiler; fully tiled walls; laminate flooring; extractor fan; stainless steel heated towel rail.


LANDING Good sized landing with exposed beams; PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking garden; access to loft space; stripped wooden doors to both bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE 14' maximum x 11' 8" maximum (4.27m x 3.56m) L-shaped bedroom with exposed beams; PVCu double glazed window to side with lovely far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside; double radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 13' maximum x 8' 1" (3.96m x 2.46m) Exposed beams; recess used for wardrobe area; PVCu double glazed window to side with countryside views; radiator.

OUTSIDE: The property sits on a level, good sized corner plot with attractive South facing gardens enjoying the countryside views, which are another feature of the cottage.

To the front a wooden five bar vehicular gate with granite posts opens to a level hardstanding driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles. The pathway continues from here to the main entrance. Alongside the driveway is a good sized and very useful wood store with pitch tiled roof with an attached utility cupboard with shelving and space for tumble dryer and additional appliance.

The garden is enclosed by natural stone walling, fencing and natural Devon bank to the front boundary. The majority of the garden is laid to the front of the cottage, enjoying the sunny South facing aspect, mainly laid to an expanse of lawn bordered by flowerbeds. To one side of the front garden is a greenhouse (measuring 8' x 6'), alongside which is a stone built outbuilding used as a garden store. There is an attractive stone and brick built pump house with pitched tiled roof serving the water supply.

The garden continues to both sides of the cottage, one side gravelled for low maintenance enjoying a stunning westerly aspect view over the neighbouring countryside and getting the evening sun. There is access from here into the kitchen.

To the other side of the garden is a raised bed with low natural walling and outside lamp.

DETACHED WORKSHOP 22' x 21' (6.71m x 6.4m) Dual aspect and block built with pitched roof with full width double folding metal doors to front; workbench with vice; power and lighting; shelving; eaves storage; PVCu double glazed windows to both side and rear aspects; multi-panel wooden access door to side; door to:

WC Fitted with low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin; obscure PVCu window to side.

SERVICES Mains electricity, LPG central heating, private water (serving solely No.4) and septic tank (serving all four properties).

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock's Bedford Square via Plymouth Road. Turn right at Drake Statue and proceed to the mini roundabout. Turn left into Callington Road and proceed up the hill, past the Catholic Church on the left hand side and then turn right onto Crease Lane. Continue on this lane for approximately a mile passing the remaining properties and into the countryside and then take a left hand turn signposted Bowrish Cottages and proceed down the hill until the end of the lane where the cottages will be found on the right hand side.

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