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Modern 3 bed Cottage property

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Listed Mar 5, 2024
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" If you are looking for that ‘Chocolate Box‘ dream cottage then this could be for you. Bursting with character, this Grade II Listed COTTAGE boasts 2 reception sitting rooms, together with stunning newly fitted kitchen with central island, 2 3 bedrooms and extensive well tended gardens, large DETACHED GARAGE with potential STPC for an ANNEXE, driveway parking and within a short walk of village amenities.

Description This charming Grade II Listed cottage will catch your eye, re thatched in 2020 including the porch, this pretty cottage is bursting with character and many original features including exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces with clome ovens, deep sills and timber latch doors, yet blending with modern day comforts, having been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard by the current vendors. Improvements have included a new Kitchen with superb central island and striking worktops, refurbished hardwood glazed windows, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor making all rooms cosy and inviting, newly refurbished bathroom, redecorated throughout, together with well tended and stocked landscaped gardens which will appeal to the keen gardener. Adapted for a variety of uses including extensive patio for entertaining hot tub available by negotiation , Summerhouse with power, used for hobbies, various outbuildings and chicken run, slope for the mower, vegetable garden and raised beds, Poly Tunnel available by negotiation and a detached garage which, subject to any necessary planning consents, could be utilised as an Annexe for a dependent relative or teenager being on two levels.

In a nutshell, this property would suit a variety of buyers, being immaculately presented and clearly well loved by the current vendors. Set in the heart of this sought after village on the Devon Cornwall border, within walking distance of village amenities and backing onto open farmland.

Location Being within walking distance of this self contained village amenities, which include a General Stores Sub Post Office, highly respected County Primary School, Community Hall, popular Public House, Parish Church and regular Bus Stop. There are also good transport links to the ancient former market town of Launceston which boasts a wider range of amenities, shopping and supermarkets, commercial, educational and recreational facilities including two golf courses with the A30 trunk road giving access to West Cornwall and the City of Truro or East to the City of Exeter providing M5 motorway rail links and an international airport. North of St Giles on the Heath is the thriving market town of Holsworthy, also with further amenities, shopping including a Waitrose, schooling and golf course. Further North is Bude a very popular seaside town and some of Cornwall‘s finest beaches and breathtaking scenery.

The Accommodation all measurements are approximate

Thatched Entrance Porch Half glazed entrance door, which the current vendors do not use. The vendors use a newly fitted part glazed entrance door to the side of the cottage leading into;

Entrance Hall Electric underfloor heating extends throughout the ground floor. Stone tiled floor. Electric fuse board. Doors to the bathroom and kitchen. Built in cloaks cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Access to loft space. Further opening into;

Sitting Room 3.73m including stairs x 3.56m 12‘2 including st Part glazed front door not in use and window to front with decorative tiled deep sill. Inglenook fireplace with original clome oven and door, currently housing an electric woodburning effect fire, heavy beam over. Exposed beams. Stairs rise to first floor. Timber latch door to;

Snug 3.66m x 2.51m excluding opening to kitchen. 12‘0 Window to front with deep sill. Steps down into kitchen. Inglenook fireplace with clome oven and original door, heavy beam over and housing electric woodburning effect fire. Exposed beams. Steps down to;

Kitchen Dining Room 6.1m x 4.22m 20‘0 x 13‘10 A stunning room with window to side and french doors to rear gardens, enjoying pleasant views over the gardens and adjoining farmland beyond. Newly fitted kitchen comprising a range of soft close base units under attractive square edge worktops incorporating 1.5 bowl composite sink with Flexi hose mixer tap. Superb central island with cupboards and pan drawers below. Richmond Range cooker with induction hob. Two larder cupboards, with pull out racks for condiments and spices. Integrated dishwasher and wine cooler. Space for American fridge freezer. Door leading to;

Study Bedroom 3 3.78m x 2.51m 12‘4 x 8‘2 This room could also be used as a third bedroom and is currently used as a home office. Two windows to rear. Telephone point. Superfast broadband point.

Ground Floor Bathroom 2.57m plus shower recess x 2.39m 8‘5 plus shower Recently refurbished. Two opaque windows to side and rear. Recessed shower cubicle with mains fed rainfall shower. Large modern bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with cupboard below. Low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Attractive tiling to water sensitive areas. Extractor fan.

From the sitting room a bespoke turned staircase leads to the;

First Floor Landing With exposed beams. Timber latch doors to;

Bedroom 1 3.81m x 2.77m plus door recess. 12‘5 x 9‘1 plus Window to front with deep sill. Built in wardrobe. TV point. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 3.89m x 2.59m average 12‘9 x 8‘5 average Window to front with deep sill. Radiator. Access to loft space. TV point.

Outside To the front of the cottage is an enclosed courtyard with entrance gate. A tarmac driveway to the side provides ample parking for several vehicles. The current vendors park their Touring Caravan here along with 2 cars. The driveway then gives access to the;

Detached Garage 4.75m x 4.42m 15‘7 x 14‘6 Excluding stairs. Offering tremendous potential, subject to any necessary planning consents, for many uses such as an annexe for a dependent relative or teenager, office or hobbies games room. Or simply as is used now, for storage. With twin entrance doors and further door into the Garden. A cupboard houses a hot water cylinder. Power and light. To the rear is a UTILITY SHOWER ROOM currently not used as a shower, but with wash hand basin and low level WC. Plumbing for washing machine. A further door at the rear, with stairs leading to ATTIC ROOM 4.57m x 2.44m with restricted head height. Velux roof light.

To the rear of the cottage, extensive gardens have so much to offer. Any keen gardener or those who like to entertain, perhaps both, will find this garden a delight. A large private patio with access directly from the kitchen dining room is a great spot for dining al fresco, or for relaxing in the HOT TUB which is available by negotiation if required . Screened area for oil storage tank. Outside BOILER. A decorative mosaic tiled top stone wall separates this area from the garden and also leads to the SUMMERHOUSE with power and light, used as a craft room, together with its own decked area. Steps and a convenient slope for the mower leads down to the lawned garden area, interspersed with small trees and bordered by attractive shrubs and gravelled seating area, great for those summer evenings around the firepit. As you continue into the gardens, self sufficiency comes to mind, with a productive VEGETABLE GARDEN. Raised beds, STORE SHEDS, GREENHOUSE and CHICKEN RUN. Poly Tunnel with water connected, available by separate negotiation if required. Beyond this area is a small Brook where the vendors have created a stepped down bridge which is affectionately known as the ‘Troll Bridge‘. This has been professionally landscaped so that no flooding onto the garden can occur. The garden is well equipped with various outside lighting, taps and security lighting.

Services Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil fired central heating via EXTERNAL BOILER. Mains connected smoke alarms. Telephone and superfast broadband available.

Local Authority Torridge District Council. Council Tax Band C.


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Nearby Schools
St Giles-on-the-Heath Community School
Werrington Community Primary School
Boyton Community Primary School
St Stephens Community Academy
Lifton Community Primary School
Nearby Stations
Gunnislake Station
Calstock Station
Okehampton Station
Bere Alston Station
Bere Ferrers Station
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