An extended and really WELL PRESENTED 2 bedroom 2 bathroom Grade II listed Duke Of Bedford CHARACTER COTTAGE benefiting from rear courtyard and GOOD SIZE ATTRACTIVE GARDENS to three sides quietly situated in the rear row of the Fitzford cottages a sought after location WITHIN LEVEL WALKING DISTANCE of the town centre and all the amenities.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION An extended and really well presented two bedroom two bathroom Grade II Listed Duke Of Bedford character cottage, benefiting from a rear courtyard and good size attractive gardens to three sides, quietly situated in the rear row of the Fitzford cottages, a sought after location within level walking distance of the town centre and all the amenities.
The property dates back to the mid 19th Century, retains many period and interesting features and has been cleverly extended to create a good sized kitchen, hall and valuable second bathroom to the rear. This charming home has been well maintained over the years and its lovely accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, kitchen, dining room, sitting room with feature fireplace, rear hall, ground floor shower room, first floor landing, two bedrooms and recently refitted bathroom. The cottage also benefits from gas fired central heating with combination boiler.
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:
Multi-paned wooden front door with outside lighting leads into:
ENTRANCE PORCH Slate flooring; doorway into:
SITTING ROOM 11' 11" x 11' 5" (3.63m x 3.48m) Feature stone fireplace with oak mantel, granite surround and housing a cast iron woodburning effect gas fire; slate display shelving to one recess; exposed beams; exposed stone walling; television point; telephone point; recessed spotlighting ; two wall light points; wooden door to staircase rising to first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard; window to front with deep sill; radiator; archway into:
DINING ROOM 13' 5" x 7' 10" (4.09m x 2.39m) Exposed beams; recessed spotlighting; tiled flooring; window to side with deep sill; radiator; multi-paned wooden door into:
KITCHEN 13' 6" x 8' 11" (4.11m x 2.72m) Dual aspect and fitted with a range of matching wall and base cabinets with contrasting roll top worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; built-in Indesit stainless steel oven and grill with inset Belling five ring gas hob above with stainless steel extractor hood over; space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer; space for upright fridge/freezer; built-in linen cupboard housing a Worcester gas fired combination boiler with ample shelving; exposed beams; recessed spotlighting; tiled flooring; double glazed window to rear overlooking courtyard and gardens; additional window to side; multi-paned wooden door leads into:
REAR HALL Tiled flooring; coat hooks; multi-paned wooden stable-style door to rear providing access to gardens; double glazed window to side; radiator; sliding door into:
SHOWER ROOM 6' 2" x 3' 4" (1.88m x 1.02m) Fitted with a full width tiled shower cubicle housing a thermostatic shower, low level WC, wall hung wash handbasin; extractor fan; tiled flooring; obscure double glazed window to side; stainless steel heated towel rail.
LANDING Access to loft space; window to side; doors to all first floor rooms.
BEDROOM ONE 14' x 8' 5" (4.27m x 2.57m) Full width built-in wardrobe with ample hanging and storage; exposed beams; window to front overlooking garden; radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 13' x 8' 2" (3.96m x 2.49m) maximum including recess Built-in wardrobes with hanging and storage; bookshelving; window to rear overlooking garden; radiator.
BATHROOM 7' x 5' 6" (2.13m x 1.68m) Recently refurbished with a modern white suite comprising P-shaped shower bath with thermostatic shower with fixed and flexible heads and curved shower screen, low level WC with concealed cistern, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinets beneath; recessed spotlighting; extractor fan; stainless steel heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE: The cottage benefits from good sized attractive gardens to three sides which are another lovely feature of this character home.
To the front there is a level South facing garden enclosed by mature hedging and wooden picket fencing completely laid to lawn.
To the side a brick paved footpath leads to the main entrance and a wrought iron pedestrian gate providing access to the side garden which is gravelled for low maintenance, enclosed by wooden fencing and bordered by attractive raised beds with natural stone edging. A footpath continues to the rear of the cottage and the courtyard with a paved patio area, providing an ideal space for outside dining and enjoying the peaceful surroundings.
The good sized rear garden is enclosed by wooden fencing (measuring approximately 75' x 25') and has been landscaped over the years. There are various sections of lawn throughout the garden with mature trees, including a section of fruit trees. There is a section of garden used for the growing of fruit and vegetables with a greenhouse alongside and to the rear of the garden is a wooden summerhouse (measuring 13' x 17') with a decked verandah which provides another space for enjoying the garden and the far-reaching countryside views.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From our Tavistock office proceed along Plymouth Road and at the roundabout with Drake's statue turn left and then immediately right before the bridge. The property is located in back row of cottages.