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Bere Alston
Sold Subject to Contract

2 beds | 2 baths | 1 receptions | £179,950

  • Charming period cottage
  • Two bedrooms
  • Loft room
  • Two reception rooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • Enclosed courtyard garden
  • Within Walking Distance of Village Amenities

With some Tamar Valley views, a CHARMING SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE, with two bedrooms, two reception rooms and COURTYARD GARDEN, located in a quiet street only a short walk from the VILLAGE CENTRE.

SITUATION Located in a quiet side street a four storey semi detached cottage close to the centre of Bere Alston with southerly views over the Tamar Valley.

The village of Bere Alston offers a wide range of shopping facilities as well as a post office, doctors' surgery, chemist and highly rated primary school. The Tamar Valley railway line links Bere Alston to Plymouth in 20 minutes, with connections from there to London. The unspoilt surroundings of the Tamar Valley with its rolling hills, meandering rivers and ancient woodlands are ideally suited to those who enjoy walking, riding and water sports.

The market town of Tavistock is a 5 mile drive away and offers a variety of additional facilities including a number of supermarkets, The Wharf Cultural Centre, notable boutiques, delicatessens and the Pannier Market.

DESCRIPTION A charming and well presented semi detached cottage formerly a chapel, with accommodation arranged over four floors. Sympathetically restored and maintained, the cottage benefits from all expected modern conveniences including double glazing and gas fired central heating which complement an abundance of original features including exposed floorboards and ceiling beams and cast iron multi fuel burner.

The well proportioned accommodation comprises lounge, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs shower room and utility, two bedrooms, family bathroom, loft room (currently used as a master bedroom) and an enclosed courtyard rear garden.

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixtures, 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:

Wooden stable door with window opens into:

LIVING ROOM 14' 10" x 12' 6" (4.52m x 3.81m) Window to front elevation with deep sill; stairs to first floor; radiator; BT point; exposed wooden floorboards; central feature fireplace with a large multi fuel burner set with brick recess to either side; wooden mantle and surround; slate hearth; door to:

DINING ROOM 14' 9" x 12' 5" (4.5m x 3.78m) Radiator; wall mounted book shelves; built in cupboards; former fireplace with feature stained glass window; door to lower ground floor; steps up to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 3" x 8' 3" (4.04m x 2.51m) Window to rear elevation; range of matching Shaker style units at base and eye level with contrasting roll top work surfaces; tiled flooring; stainless steel sink and drainer; radiator; Indesit five ring gas hob with extractor hood over; electric oven and grill; inset ceiling lights; double doors out to raised decked area.

UTILITY AREA 8' 10" x 8' 3" (2.69m x 2.51m) Window to rear elevation; door to rear courtyard garden; radiator; wall mounted Vokeira boiler; stainless steel sink and drainer; plumbing and space for washing machine; built in cupboard; door to:

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM Window to rear elevation; white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with cupboard below; low level w.c; heated towel rail; fully tiled shower cubicle; extractor fan.


LANDING Smoke detector; radiator; stairs rising to second floor; feature borrowed light window to bedroom; door to:

BEDROOM ONE 12' 9" x 9' 8" (3.89m x 2.95m) Radiator; window to rear elevation with window seat; built in wardrobe; cupboards and shelves; exposed beams to ceiling.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 6" x 10' 5" (3.81m x 3.18m) Two built in deep wardrobes; window to front elevation; radiator; access to loft space; internal leaded window.

BATHROOM Window to rear elevation; three piece matching white suite comprising panel enclosed bath with shower attachment; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; tiled flooring; extractor fan.


LOFT ROOM 14' 11" x 13' 0" (4.55m x 3.96m) Restricted headroom in parts.
Two Velux windows to rear offering wonderful views over the surrounding Tamar Valley; exposed wooden floorboards; feature exposed roof timbers; TV point; BT point; smoke detector; inset ceiling lights.

OUTSIDE From the lower ground floor a door leads out to the rear of the property where there is a fully enclosed and paved courtyard. There is a stone outbuilding suitable for storage purposes which used to be an outside cloakroom. Wooden steps leads up to an elevated area of decking which can also be accessed via the kitchen. The decking provides an attractive seating area with far reaching views across the village to the countryside beyond. To the side of the property there is a gate giving pedestrian access to the road.

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage

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

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 840606.

DIRECTIONS From our office in Bere Alston proceed down the hill from Fore Street turning right at the Edgecumbe Inn. Proceed up Bedford Street for approximately 30 yards before turning left into Chapel Street. The property will be found a short way along on the left hand side.

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright@Mansbridge Balment.

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