A DELIGHTFUL COTTAGE which is RICH IN CHARACTER originally built we understand in the early 1700's as a farmhouse in the traditional manner. The property has been extended with the attached Linhay converted to provide further living accommodation. The gardens extend to 0.61 OF AN ACRE WITH POTENTIAL FOR PURCHASING FURTHER LAND. There is also a good size stone chipping driveway which sweeps past the house to the rear parking area and DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE which has useful LOFT SPACE. The gardens have several features including SOUTH FACING SEATING AREAS which are private and secluded, ideal for entertaining.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A Grade II listed detached four bedroom cottage rich in character originally built we understand in the early 1700's as a farmhouse in the traditional manner under a mainly slate tiled roof. The property has been extended with the attached Linhay converted to provide further living accommodation.
The cottage is well presented and has had many improvements over recent years and benefits from the original granite fireplace with cloam oven, deep sill windows with attractive solid oak frames and original exposed ceiling beams. The property has oil fired central heating, private bore hole and/ or spring and private drainage.
We understand the gardens extend to 0.61 of an acre and are mainly laid to lawn with views over surrounding farmland. There is also a good size stone chipping driveway which sweeps past the house to the rear parking area and detached double garage which has useful loft space. The gardens have several features including south facing seating areas which are private and secluded being ideal for entertaining. The accommodation comprises of porch/sun room, hallway, bathroom, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, study/occasional bedroom and living/dining room which makes a lovely summer garden room. To the first floor are three double bedrooms off two landings with separate staircases. The master bedroom also offers an en-suite shower room.
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:
SUN ROOM/PORCH 13' 0" x 7' 9" (3.96m x 2.36m) Glazed entrance door and windows with views of garden and surrounding fields; electric heater; slate tiled floor. Door to:
HALL 14' 0" x 6' 3" (4.27m x 1.91m) Stairs to first floor with understairs cupboard housing the boiler; slate tiled floor; coat hooks; alarm pad. Doors off:
BATHROOM 9' 2" x 5' 9" (2.79m x 1.75m) Deep sill window to rear; fully tiled walls and floor; panelled bath with Triton 80Si pumped shower over; low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; heated towel rail; extractor fan; mirrored vanity cupboard; electric under floor heating.
KITCHEN/DINER 17' 4" x 11' 0" (5.28m x 3.35m) Triple aspect. Windows to gardens with views over surrounding fields; stable door to front; Oil fired AGA range cooker with electric module; farmhouse style kitchen units with Corian worktops; corner single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, plus further space for fridge and freezer; radiator; TV Point; spot lights; tiled floor.
SITTING ROOM 20' 0" x 15' 0" (6.1m x 4.57m) Two deep sill oak windows to garden; original granite fireplace with open fire and cloam oven; beamed ceiling; spiral staircase to first floor; BT/TV point; radiator; double doors to both Study/Bedroom 4 and Living/Dining room.
LIVING/DINING ROOM 24' 7" x 11' 5" (7.49m x 3.48m) Double aspect window and French doors to rear garden with view to surrounding fields; beamed ceiling; radiator and electric Dimplex heater; TV point.
STUDY/BEDROOM 14' 6" x 11' 5" (4.42m x 3.48m) Deep sill oak window to front garden; fitted book shelves and cupboards; BT point; radiator; beamed ceiling.
LANDING From spiral staircase with doors off.
BEDROOM ONE 16' 0" x 12' 2" (4.88m x 3.71m) Deep sill oak window to front garden; beamed ceiling; small loft access; pedestal wash hand basin with vanity mirror; glass shelf; towel rail; electric light; Door to:
EN-SUITE Folding door shower cubicle with Triton T80Si pumped shower; low level wc; tiled walls; extractor fan; inset spot lights.
BEDROOM TWO 10' 10" x 15' 8" (3.3m x 4.78m) Dual aspect deep sill oak windows to gardens; radiator; wash hand basin; glass shelf; vanity mirror; electric light; beamed ceiling.
SECOND LANDING Skylight; beamed ceiling; door to airing cupboard; door to:
BEDROOM THREE 17' 5" x 13' 0" (5.31m x 3.96m) Dormer window to rear garden with view over surrounding fields;eaves storage cupboard; radiator; pedestal wash hand basin with vanity mirror; glass shelf; towel rail; electric light; beamed ceiling; areas of restricted head height.
GARAGE 19' 0" x 15' 4" (5.79m x 4.67m) Double doors; two windows; borehole filters; four electric sockets; shelving; strip lighting; loft opening with pull down ladder; fully boarded.
GARDEN The property is approached via a stone chipping driveway which allows parking for several vehicles to the front elevation and sweeps past the property to a further parking area at the rear in front of the detached double garage. The gardens en-compass the home and are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs creating a stunning spring/summer oasis. We understand the grounds extend to 0.61 of an acre and border farmland with distant views. We have been advised there is potential for further land by separate negotiation with owner of the surrounding fields.
SERVICES Private water supplies; private drainage via a septic tank; oil fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'E' for council tax purposes
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Mansbridge & Balment on 01822 855055
DIRECTIONS From our Yelverton office proceed down Meavy Lane and continue to Cadover bridge which is approximately 3 miles away. After crossing the bridge follow the road to the right and over the moors. At the T junction go left and immediately right towards Elfordleigh and Boringdon. Continue down this road and go over the cattle grid. After a short distance take the second road on the right called Port Lane and the property will be found on the right hand side just before the next junction.
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