Situated in the heart of the highly sought after village of Landkey is this double fronted period cottage having origins believed to date back to the mid-17th Century and having originally been built as 2 thatched cottages with a forge and, at one time, being the village post office. Arranged over 2 floors and boasting a wealth of character features, the property offers 3-4 Bedroom accommodation complemented by 3 Reception Rooms and a galley style Kitchen. The house has potential to further extend the accommodation, STP, into the attached unconverted storage room to the rear. A particular feature is its useful stone cob and timber Outbuilding / Workshop which sits within attractive gardens incorporating expanses of formal lawns, decking and patio areas and an abundance of flowers and shrubs. Affording flexible accommodation offering home office working and workshop facilities and with potential to convert and further extend attached spaces, STP, the agents would strongly recommend an early inspection to avoid disappointment.
Spacious Reception Hall Panelled entrance door with fan light over. Staircase rising to First Floor. Large understairs storage cupboard with potential to create a utility cupboard and separate boot cupboard. Solid sandstone flooring.
Kitchen 13' x 5'6" (3.96m x 1.68m). Galley style. Double bowl ceramic butler style sink unit and solid wood worktop. Appliance space. Tiled splashbacking. LPG cooker point, wall mounted mains gas combination central heating and domestic hot water boiler, radiator, tiled flooring. Double glazed timber window overlooking the rear garden.
Sitting Room 16' x 10' (4.88m x 3.05m). Original Victorian sash window overlooking the front garden. Feature wood burning stove on a slate tiled hearth with beamed fireplace. Victorian tongue and bead timber panelled wall. Radiator, beamed ceiling, TV point, solid sandstone flooring. Original slate thresholds and double opening panelled timber doors through to:
Sun Lounge 19'10" x 13'10" (6.05m x 4.22m). Vaulted fully glazed ceiling with roof lights and Velux roof light. Full-height tilt 'n' turn doors and windows. Sliding patio doors onto the rear garden. Exposed natural stonework. Fitted shelving and storage cupboard. Radiator, solid sandstone flooring.
Dining Room 14'10" x 8'10" (4.52m x 2.7m). Original Victorian sash window overlooking the front garden. Original feature bible cupboard alcoves with shelves flanking the chimney breast. Multi-fuel cast iron fireplace. Radiator, TV point, solid sandstone flooring.
Ground Floor Bedroom 4 13'10" x 7'6" (4.22m x 2.29m). Useful loft storage space, radiator.
Store Room 8'10" x 7'7" (2.7m x 2.3m). A 1.5m height vaulted room with potential to convert to Ground Floor En-suite Shower Room and Utility or Office / Work Room, STP. Power and plumbing connected.
First Floor Landing Window with fitted window seat enjoying garden views. Exposed beam, radiator.
Bedroom 1 13'4" x 13' (4.06m x 3.96m). An impressive double room with restored original timber casement windows with deep window seat. Exposed wide polished timber floorboards, radiator, exposed beams.
En-suite Shower Room 8'3" x 4'6" (2.51m x 1.37m). White suite comprising fully tiled corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacking and close couple WC. Radiator, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2 14'7" x 8'10" (4.45m x 2.7m). Restored original timber casement window. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 12' x 7'3" maximum (3.66m x 2.2m maximum). Restored original timber casement window. Built-in double wardrobe. Radiator, access to loft space.
Bathroom 9'3" x 6' (2.82m x 1.83m). An original 1930s deco vintage suite with large enamelled bath tub and chrome fittings with mains shower over in tiled surround, close couple WC and vanity wash hand basin with tiled splashbacking and storage cupboards below. Built-in double linen cupboard. Radiator.
Outside To the front of the property is an attractive, walled flower and shrub garden with wrought iron gate. It is considered that this area has potential to create off-road parking, STP, in line with neighbouring properties.
To the rear of the property is a delightful, fully enclosed, south-facing garden believed to extend to approximately 75' in length x approximately 40' in width. The garden incorporates a timber decking area, established formal lawns, a useful patio with fire pit and barbecue area, a stone chipping seating area together with a timber Storage Shed and an abundance of flowers and shrubs. The rear garden also benefits from useful pedestrian rear access.
Useful stone, cob and timber Outbuilding 20' x 10'6" (6.1m x 3.2m). Power and light connected.
From Barnstaple Town Centre continue along the North Devon Link Road on the A361 signposted Tiverton and Exeter. Take the right hand turning signposted Landkey / Swimbridge. Continue through the village passing the shops and the post office on your left to where Standale will be situated on your right hand side with a For Sale notice and name plate clearly displayed.