Set in a peaceful rural location approximately 2 miles outside the pretty Devon village of Iddesleigh, is this delightful grade II listed period cottage with origins believed to date back to 1260. Having been skilfully refurbished over the last few years the property ticks all the boxes for someone looking for a rural cottage with spacious and versatile living accommodation and ample outdoor space.
Iddesleigh boasts the famous Duke of York village pub and a15th Century Church and is on the famous Tarka Trail which runs from the North Devon coast to the South Devon coast. The War Horse Valley is just down the road and includes Parsonage Farm is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set - the author currently resides in the valley.
The larger village of Winkleigh is approx. 3 miles away and has several shops, pubs and other facilities. Dolton also has a shop, 3 pubs and a village school. Hatherleigh is the nearest town and offers a range of amenities including a Farmers market, shops and supermarket. Okehampton is much larger and within approx. 15 minutes drive and boasts Waitrose and Lidl supermarkets. The North Devon countryside with Dartmoor, Exmoor and the spectacular coastline are all within easy reach.
The property comprises of three double bedrooms (one en-suite), family bathroom, living room, kitchen/diner, cloakroom, study, utility and hobbies room. Amongst the rooms throughout the property you will find a large inglenook fireplace with original clome oven explained by English Heritage as 'A one of a kind'. You will also see an array of exposed beams, slate flooring, beautiful views, unique windows, oak doors, roll top baths and a range cooker.
Outside the property there is a beautiful private garden to the side of the house with patio seating area (access to utility room) and surrounding flower beds and mature shrubs.
Directly to the front of the house is a large lawn area with views towards Dartmoor, surrounded by mature shrubs for privacy, a path leads to a graveled turning circle and open double garage with adjoining workshop (light & power connected).
Continuing south of the property, you enter the peaceful orchard, with level lawn garden, vegetable beds, small pond and a variety of trees including Apple, Pear and Flowering Cherry. There is also an additional small section of land to the east side of the orchard, which could lend itself to other uses.
To the rear of the property, the attached linhay provides ample storage/workshop space as well housing the modern boiler. There is also a cobbled courtyard with access into the property.
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the space this property offers, both internally and externally.
SERVICES Mains Electric
Shared Drainage (Septic Tank)
Oil Fired Central Heating
Council Tax Band D
EPC - N/A