For REFURBISHMENT and MODERNISATION, a Two Bedroomed Attached CHARACTER COTTAGE with Large GARDEN in the Picturesque Moorland Village of Brentor.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Located close to the heart of the popular Moorland village of Brentor, nestling on the western flanks of the Dartmoor National Park.
Brentor is a popular and unspoilt village set in the midst of good riding country on the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It has two churches and a village hall. Tavistock is approximately 5 miles away and there is a private bus service which operates to and from the town and Plymouth city centre which is 20 miles away.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.
Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
Now requiring modernisation and refurbishment, a two bedroom attached character cottage, with accommodation arranged over two floors, with useful outbuilding. A short walk from the cottage, there is a large garden from which there are super views extending over the surrounding countryside towards Gibbet Hill.
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:
ENTRANCE DOOR PVCu half glazed entrance door to:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 13' 0" x 11' 4" (3.96m x 3.45m) Solid fuel stove set in deep fireplace; stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over set in a base storage unit with worksurface; single oven; space for fridge; space for freezer; space for tumble dryer; plumbing for dishwasher; shelved storage cupboard to side of chimney breast; separate country cupboard for the cool storage of food and provisions; opaque PVCu window to side; PVCu window to front.
SITTING ROOM 13' 0" x 11' 0" (3.96m x 3.35m) Solid fuel stove set in a deep fireplace over a slate hearth; PVCu window to front.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 2" x 11' 2" (4.01m x 3.4m) PVCu window to front.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 5" (narrowing to 10' 5") x 6' 7" (4.09m x 2.01m) PVCu window to front.
SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a double width shower cubicle with 'Mira' electric shower over; low flush wc; vanity wash hand basin; extractor fan; opaque window to side.
OUTSIDE A path at the side of the cottage leads to a stone outbuilding (7'10" x 6'7") which provides useful dry storage. The washing machine is sited here; window to rear.
Just a short walk, via a communal path located at the rear of the cottage, a gate provides pedestrian access to the large garden which is a particularly attractive feature of the cottage. The garden is currently predominantly laid to lawn and bordered on the eastern boundary by a gently flowing leat. From the garden there are super views across the surrounding countryside towards Gibbet Hill.
PARKING There is no private parking but on-road parking is usually available on the quiet parish lane, directly opposite the cottage.
SERVICES Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B ' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on O1822 612345.
DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock's Bedford Square via Drake Road (between the banks) and proceed up the hill and out of the town heading towards Brentor. Passed the well-known landmark of Brentor Church on the right-hand side and, after passing the former Brentor Inn on the left, turn right towards the village. Upon entering the village, the property will be found immediately ahead, on the corner of Darke Lane. It is usually possible to park on the lane immediately opposite, or alternatively by the war memorial.