High Bickington, Umberleigh, EX37 9BB

Detached house 2 Bedroom
EPC Rating: EPC
Sale agreed £179,950
Key Features
  • DG & GFCH
Property Description

Additional Information

The Old Telephone Exchange comprises a delightful, deceptively spacious, detached property being, as the name suggests, a conversion of the former village telephone exchange and now providing a PVC double glazed and gas centrally heated dwelling with gardens and private parking which is pleasantly set within this popular North Devon village. Briefly, the accommodation provides: Entrance Porch with Utility Room off, 30' Living area including a Kitchen / Dining facility whilst to the First Floor are 2/3 Bedrooms and a Bathroom. Bond Oxborough Phillips are delightful to have been appointed selling agents of this delightful property which is thought to be ideally suited for a first time buyer, as an investment buy to let property, or alternatively as a holiday home. An early internal inspection advised to avoid disappointment.

Entrance Porch 6'10" x 4'9" (2.08m x 1.45m). PVC double glazed entrance door. High level cupboard housing fuse box, radiator, laminate flooring. Door to:

Utility Room 6'11" x 4'10" (2.1m x 1.47m). Fitted work surface with space and plumbing for washing machine under. Wall mounted Gloworm 30cxi gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating systems. Low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Extractor fan, tiled splashbacking, laminate flooring, radiator.

Living Area / Kitchen / Dining Area Overall 30'11" x 13'1" (Overall 9.42m x 3.99m). A large and spacious room. Comprising:

Living Area    Staircase to First Floor Landing, TV aerial point, down lighting, coved ceiling, wall mounted Honeywell control unit for domestic hot water and central heating systems, 2 radiators. PVC double glazed window to side elevation. PVC double glazed French style doors give access to exterior.

Kitchen / Dining Area    PVC double glazed windows to side elevation. Fitted with a range of modern units having inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and cupboards under, a range of matching units with work surfaces over, a range of matching wall cupboards, tiled splashbacking. Fitted oven and hob with stainless steel extractor over. Fitted breakfast bar. Downlighting.

First Floor Landing 9'3" x 7'10" (2.82m x 2.39m). Velux window. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 13' x 10'6" (3.96m x 3.2m). Restricted head height in parts. 2 Velux windows. TV aerial point, radiator, fitted carpet. Door to:

Nursery / Bedroom / Study 10' x 6'3" (3.05m x 1.9m). Restricted head height in parts. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m). Restricted head height in parts. 2 Velux windows. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bathroom 9'4" x 4'10" (2.84m x 1.47m). Restricted head height in parts. Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with mixer shower fitment over, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Tiled splashbacks, extractor fan, Velux window, electric shaver point, radiator, tiled floor.

Outside    The property is approached over a brick-paved parking area providing a facility for a vehicle leading then through a wooden pedestrian gate to the front garden laid to lawn with flower borders along with an outside tap and meter boxes.

The grounds extend around to the rear of the property where there is a small paved and gravelled courtyard style area.


From Barnstaple, head in a southerly direction taking the A377 signposted Crediton / Exeter. Continue along this road passing through the village of Bishops Tawton and onwards into open countryside until reaching Chapelton. Proceed on towards Umberleigh and just before reaching Umberleigh, turn right signposted Atherington / Torrington. Follow this road into the village of Atherington where turn left signposted High Bickington. Upon reaching the village of High Bickington, you will see the new telephone exchange located on your right hand side with The Old Telephone Exchange situated immediately thereafter identified by a name plate and For Sale board.


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