A delightful CHARACTER COTTAGE, situated in the heart of the pretty and popular Devon village of Northlew, with LARGE, PRIVATE, SOUTH FACING GARDEN; DOUBLE GARAGE and WORKSHOP; two reception rooms; two bath/shower rooms; TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS and a country-style kitchen with Rayburn. VIEWING ESSENTIAL. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION This fine property is situated in the popular Devon village of Northlew.
The village of Northlew has a good range of local amenities including a Village store,Primary School, Public House, Village Hall and local Parish Church. A more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the town of Okehampton which lies approximately 7 miles south.
Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding and fishing. The shopping area contains a bank, a post office and three supermarkets, including Waitrose, as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.
A charming and characterful cottage presented in very good order, both internally and externally. The accommodation, which is particularly light and airy, with excellent ceiling heights for a character cottage, comprises of: entrance porch; a ground floor shower room, which is very conveniently located for the garden; an inner door leads to a dining room, with stairs leading to the first floor; a country-style kitchen with stone-built fireplace with original bread oven and inset oil-fired Rayburn; a dual aspect sitting room with stone-built fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner. To the first floor is a spacious landing with exposed pine flooring throughout and doors to two double bedrooms, with the main bedroom having built in bedroom furniture, and both bedrooms enjoying a lovely outlook and views over the garden and towards surrounding countryside.
The garden to the rear is a true delight, offering complete privacy and a due south orientation, with some lovely views of surrounding countryside. Predominantly laid to lawn with highly-established borders offering a wealth of variety of plants, shrubs, flowers and bushes. There is a greenhouse, a well-constructed summerhouse and tucked-away seating area with barbeque.
To the side of the cottage is a double garage, with adjoining workshop, both with power and lighting connected. These are excellent additions to the property and could offer the prospective purchaser a multitude of other uses (STP).
We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this property, which is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
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 PORCH 6' 4" x 5' 9" (1.95m x 1.77m)
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 8' 0" x 5' 8" (2.44m x 1.75m)
DINING ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 8 (max)" (4.17m x 3.86m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 8" x 9' 7 (max)" (4.17m x 2.92m)
LIVING ROOM 14' 3 (max)" x 13' 7" (4.34m x 4.14m)
BEDROOM ONE 13' 9 (max)" x 12' 8 (max)" (4.19m x 3.86m)
BEDROOM TWO 12' 10" x 10' 3" (3.91m x 3.12m)
BATHROOM 9' 2" x 9' 1" (2.81m x 2.79m)
DOUBLE GARAGE 21' 0" x 14' 4" (6.4m x 4.39m)
WORKSHOP/STORE 14' 7" x 8' 10" (4.45m x 2.71m)
SUMMERHOUSE 9' 10" x 7' 9" (3.01m x 2.37m)
AGENTS NOTE The property is Grade II Listed
SERVICES Mains water, Private drainage (via a septic tank, shared with one neighbour) mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band D for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371.
DIRECTIONS For SAT NAV, please use the property postcode EX20 3NR.
Upon entering Northlew, proceed up the steep hill (Harpers Hill) and proceed for a short distance, whereupon the property will be found on the left hand side.