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Ashreigney, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18
3 bedroom house for sale
detached House, Fine and Country
- NORTH DEVON COAST APPROX 19 MILES
- DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK APPROX 19 MILES
- RURAL LOCATION
- STUNNING PERIOD COTTAGE
- BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED
- UNDERFLOOR HEATING TO THE GROUND FLOOR
- CAR PORT/PLENTY OF PARKING
- PLOT IN EXCESS OF ¼ ACRE
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Coming down the stone steps to the impressive full width terrace you get a real sense of what owning this home is like. Southerly views across the valley play a major part as does the sound of the birds and wildlife around.
The property offers external elevations ofcolour wash render under a thatch roof.
A stable door leads into a small vestibule with another stable door opening into the fabulous kitchen/breakfast room complete with slate floor and a feature red Aga nestling in the inglenook fireplace at one end. An extensive range of hand crafted units run along one wall complimenting the large island unit that houses the sink, dishwasher and yet more storage. There is ample polished granite work surfaces and built in appliances include a 4 ring electric hob and both a tall larder fridge and larder freezer. Leading off the kitchen is found a vaulted ceiling garden room which could be used as an occasional 4th bedroom or as a home office/study, as at present having doors out onto the southerly facing terrace. An inner hall with under stairs storage leads to the cosy sitting room which has in impressive inglenook fireplace complete with bread oven and Village Warm 7.5kw log burner which the Vendor informs us does a good job at keeping the cottage at an ambient temperature. Also found within the room is a window seat and door opening out onto the aforementioned terrace. Rounding off the accommodation on this floor is a utility room with WC, stylish acorn shaped wash hand basin and space for both a washing machine and tumble dryer.
A short flight of stairs leads to a split level galleried landing off which double bedrooms, both with views, are found at each end. The main bedroom has a floor to ceiling height range of cupboards and a stylish en suite shower room, again with views, having tiled limestone floors and walls, a large walk in shower with both a rain and hand held heads, WC and stylish Travertine style counter top basin with Monobloc tap. Finishing off the accommodation on this floor is the family bathroom which is fitted in a period style with white four piece suite compete with roll top bath and floor mounted mixer taps with shower attachment.
A balustrade stair case leads to the second floor where the remaining bedroom is found. This is an impressive room some 20’ in length offers a wealth of exposed timbers and two gable windows that give glorious valley views.
There is a single garage attached to the cottage on one side whilst the main parking area is found at the bottom of the garden and behind the five bar gate is a large open fronted carport with ample height for a camper van or similar. Within the grounds there is a workshop, greenhouse, polytunnel and adjacent to the large terrace what looks like to be a former piggery compete with pantile roof and storage and is an ideal under cover bbq area or somewhere to sit in the shade on sunnier days.
These are without doubt a major feature blending in with the surroundings and are over several terraced levels with meandering paths throughout. The gardens run from the cottage and end by the brook that forms part of the boundary. They are extensively planted out with impressive array of trees, shrubs and flora including acer, hydrangea rose, fig, fruit trees, twisted willow, ferns. willow, st. john’s wort, lily, golden rod and such like. Running across the front of the cottage is a mature wisteria intertwined with bougainvillea which the vendor assures gives a wondrous display. Found within the gardens are several sitting areas which offer ideal spots to reflect and absorb the surroundings whilst enjoying the animal and birdlife sounds happening around.
Mains water, electricity, oil fired heating (new boiler installed in 2018) and private drainage
Strictly by appointment with the selling agent
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