Looking for a family home and village life? Recently refurbished 4 BEDROOM MID TERRACED COTTAGE, situated in this sought after DEVON VILLAGE, with accommodation arranged over 3 floors, together with delightful REAR GARDENS with vegetable garden. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
The cottage is believed to be approximately 170 years old and has many character features including flagstone floors, exposed beams, exposed floorboards and superb Inglenook fireplace with cloam oven. This lovely family home is situated in the heart of this sought after Devon village and having recently been refurbished by the current vendor now offers excellent space for a large family. Improvements include redecorating throughout, newly laid carpets and newly installed Kitchen. A new LPG gas fired Combination boiler provides hot water and central heating throughout. The property is double glazed. Appealing to a variety of buyers from those looking for a 'Bolt Hole' to a large family looking for village life and the convenience of village amenities close to hand. The accommodation briefly comprises; Entrance Hall, Lounge with Inglenook fireplace housing a Villager woodburner, Kitchen/Diner with Howdens kitchen having just been installed, Rear Porch and Utility. On the first floor a large landing gives access to two double bedrooms and a bathroom, stairs to the second floor with 2 further generous bedrooms, one of which boasts a Juliet Balcony and a shower room.
LOCATION The property is located in the heart of this popular self-contained village. The village is very well served with a variety of amenities including a post office with convenience store, recently built Community Centre, primary school, doctors, 2 hotels/restaurant and a popular farm shop with restaurant. Historically, agriculture and mining have supported the village and the dairy company "Ambrosia" has been based there since 1917. Lifton boasts an AA-recommended pub, the "Arundell Arms" which is featured in the Good Pub Guide. Conveniently positioned just 4 miles from the bustling market town of Launceston and with good access to the A30. This historic market town is situated in North Cornwall right on the Cornwall/Devon border offering good access to the North Cornish coast and Dartmoor. The town is famous for the castle which dates back to medieval times and dominates the landscape sitting proudly at the highest point.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: (All Dimensions are Approximate)
Half glazed front entrance door into:
ENTRANCE HALL Built-in storage cupboard. Half glazed timber door into:
LOUNGE 16' 9" x 13' 6" max (5.11m x 4.11m) Irregular shaped room. Double glazed window to front. Superb Inglenook fireplace with original cloam oven recess and housing Villager woodburning stove on a tiled hearth, with heavy Bressumer beam over. Radiator. Exposed beamed ceiling. Attractive flagstone floor. Stairs rising to First Floor. Opening into:
KITCHEN/DINER 12' 10" x 12' 5" max (3.91m x 3.78m) With double glazed window to rear and door to rear porch and utility. Recently fitted with a modern Kitchen from 'Howdens' comprising soft close base units under a square edge worksurface, recesses for appliances, extractor fan with tiled splashback. Flagstone floor. Shelving. Radiator. Opening into;
UTILITY ROOM With double glazed window. Wall mounted Vaillant Gas fired Combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating system. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Wall mounted fuse and meter cupboard. Slate floor. Half glazed uPVC door into:
REAR PORCH With opaque window to rear. Shelving. uPVC door with glazed insert to rear garden.
From the Lounge stairs rise to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING A spacious Landing with exposed beamed ceiling. Shelving. Built-in linen cupboards with slatted shelving. Stairs rising to Second Floor and doors to:
BEDROOM 1 13' 7" x 9' 0" (4.14m x 2.74m) With two double glazed windows to front with window seats. Radiator. Recessed shelved alcove. Ornate original cast iron Victorian fireplace with timber surround.
BEDROOM 2 13' 0" x 11' 6" (3.96m x 3.51m) Maximum. 'T' shaped room. Double glazed window to rear overlooking the gardens, village and countryside beyond. Radiator.
BATHROOM 7' 7 " x 6' 4" (2.31m x 1.93m) With Velux roof light. Comprising modern suite with 'P' shaped bath and central taps. Low level wc. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Further tiling to water sensitive areas including recessed shelf and cupboard below. Timber wall shelving. Radiator. Downlighters. Tiled floor.
Stairs rising from the First Floor Landing lead to:
SECOND FLOOR LANDING Exposed 'A' frame. Shelving to one wall. Exposed timber floorboards extending into Shower Room.
BEDROOM 3 13' 2" x 9' 0" (4.01m x 2.74m) plus door recess Double glazed window to front with deep sill. Exposed 'A' frames. Radiator. Access to loft space. Attractive exposed timber floorboards.
BEDROOM 4 14' 0" max x 9' 1" max (4.27m x 2.77m) With Juliet balcony and French doors overlooking the rear gardens, village and countryside beyond including views of Dartmoor. Velux window. Radiator. Telephone point. Spotlights.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 7" x 4' 7" max (2.01m x 1.4m) Comprising recessed shower cubicle with Gainsborough electric shower over. Recessed shelving. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and timber medicine cabinet above. Low level wc. Further shelving. Radiator. Towel rails. Exposed timber floorboards.
OUTSIDE Accessed from the rear of the property is paved courtyard leading to a delightful gravelled area, ideal for relaxing and entertaining. From here a lawn interspersed with paved and gravelled pathways, includes mature trees and shrubs including Silver Birch, Rowan, Buddleia, Palm and superb Magnolia tree. To the lower end of the garden, sheltered by mature hedges, a further path leads to a productive vegetable garden with mature fruit trees, GREENHOUSE and two TIMBER STORAGE SHEDS. The garden enjoys a good degree of privacy and sunshine. LPG Gas bottles for central heating in the courtyard.
SERVICES Mains Water, Electricity and Drainage. LPG Gas bottles for central heating via Combination boiler.
LOCAL AUTHORITY West Devon Borough Council.
COUNCIL TAX Band A.