Milton Abbot - Pretty Rural Bolt Hole

2 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | £149,950


  • Charming End Of Terrace Character Cottage
  • Recently Sympathetically Renovated
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Sitting/Dining Room With Open Fireplace
  • Well Presented Accommodation
  • South West Facing Cottage Gardens
  • Far Reaching Countryside Views
  • Garage & Piggery
  • Heart Of Desirable Devon Village In Easy Reach Of Amenities

Charming and WELL PRESENTED two bedroom END OF TERRACE CHARACTER COTTAGE with attractive GARDENS, GARAGE and piggery, backing onto fields in the heart of this desirable VILLAGE.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A charming and well presented two bedroom end of terrace character cottage with attractive south west facing cottage gardens, garage and piggery, and nicely situated backing onto fields to the rear in the heart of the desirable Devon village of Milton Abbot, equidistant from the market towns of Tavistock and Launceston and within easy reach of the village amenities including the Public House and renowned primary school.



This lovely cottage dates back to 1860 and has been recently sympathetically renovated to a high standard. There are a wealth of original and interesting features such as large open fireplace with cloam oven, fabulous Delabole flagstone slate flooring, exposed beams and a good use of solid oak and slate throughout the property. The characterful accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, kitchen, rear hall, sitting/dining room, shower room and two bedrooms. The cottage also benefits from central heating and PVCu double glazing. Early viewing recommended.

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:

Solid wooden double glazed front door leads into:

ENTRANCE PORCH Coat hooks; slate shelving; window to side with slate window seat; exposed wooden floorboards; multi paned wooden double glazed door leads into:

SITTING/DINING ROOM 11' 10" x 11' 2" (3.61m x 3.4m) Feature stone open fireplace with oak mantel with granite corbels, slate hearth and cloam oven housing a good sized cast iron multi fuel burning stove which also serves the hot water and central heating; built in storage cupboards to both recesses; one recess has built in book shelving; fabulous Delabole flagstone slate flooring; additional built in book shelving; television point; telephone point; PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking garden with oak window seat and some countryside views; wooden door leads into:

REAR HALL Original balustrade staircase rises to first floor with built in under stairs storage cupboard which has space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; exposed beams; original Delabole flagstone slate flooring; coat hooks; book shelving; PVCu double glazed window to rear with deep slate cill; sliding wooden door into shower room and opening into:

KITCHEN 6' 0" x 5' 9" (1.83m x 1.75m) Bespoke kitchen with plumbed-in reverse osmosis filter system. Wooden fronted wall and base cabinets with slate work surfaces; inset ceramic butler sink with slate drainer; wooden wall hung plate rack; space for cooker; space for under counter fridge; slate tiled flooring; wooden double glazed stable style door to rear.

SHOWER ROOM 9' 1" x 4' 5" max (2.77m x 1.35m) Fitted with a white suite comprising: wet room style tiled shower area with slate fronted 'Mira Calene' thermostatic shower; low level WC; corner wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splash backs; exposed beams; wall hung wooden vanity cabinet; slate tiled flooring; obscure PVCu double glazed window to side with slate cill; double radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Built in book shelving; wooden doors to both bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE 11' 5" x 11' 3" (3.48m x 3.43m) Blocked fireplace with built in airing cupboard to one recess housing a lagged water cylinder with immersion and ample shelving; built in book shelving to other recess; exposed wooden floorboards; PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking garden with far reaching countryside views towards Caradon; access to loft space; old school style radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 7' 10" x 7' 5" (2.39m x 2.26m) Built in book shelving; PVCu double glazed window to rear with deep wooden cill with lovely uninterrupted views over the neighbouring farmland and countryside beyond; exposed wooden floorboards; old school style radiator.

OUTSIDE The cottage benefits from an attractive garden which lies to the front of the property and enjoys a sunny south west facing aspect and the views over the surrounding countryside. The garden measures approximately 40' x 25' and is enclosed by wooden fencing and mature hedging. Immediately to the front of the cottage is a hardstanding patio area providing a lovely space for outside dining and enjoying the sunshine and peaceful surroundings. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with mature tree and bordered by well stocked mature flower beds with a colourful array of plants, shrubs and bushes. To one side of the lawn is a raised bed used for the growing of fruit and vegetables. A pathway leads alongside the cottage and continues to the rear providing access into the kitchen and along the back of the terrace.

GARAGE 16' 5" x 8' 2" (5m x 2.49m) Located at the end of the terrace, corrugated iron in construction with an earth floor and double wooden vehicular doors.

PIGGERY 9' 10" x 6' 1" (3m x 1.85m) Located to the rear of the garage, stone built with pitched roof offering good storage with potential for a workshop.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains drainage and private water via Milton Abbot Water Co-operative.

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

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock via the B3362 heading towards Launceston and Cornwall. Pass through the village of Lamerton and carry on to Milton Abbot. On entering the village, turn right just after the Edgcumbe Arms Public House and the property will be found shortly on the right hand side as indicated by our for sale sign.

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