This charming country retreat nestles in a wonderful south facing setting overlooking an unspoilt valley with no immediate neighbours. It is on the very edge of this sought after village and comprises a PVCu double glazed, 2 double bedroom, detached period cottage with solar panels. Stream bordered garden, small paddock, and a 30ft garage/workshop. The whole approaches 1 acre, and is available with no onward chain. Must be seen! EPC=E
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (all measurements are approximate):-
STORM PORCH ENTRANCE leading to:
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL 6'9" x 6' (2.06m x 1.83m). "Golden Oak" PVCu double glazed front door with glazed insert. Tiled floor. Cloak hooks. Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows. Storage cupboards with worktop over.
KITCHEN 11'4" x 10'7" (3.45m x 3.23m). Wall and base units with granite worktop, and splashbacking. Tiled floor. PVCu double glazed window to front. "Wamsler" solid fuel stove feeding the hot water and central heating system. Space for under-counter appliances. Space for slim-line dishwasher. PVCu double glazed stained glass window to side. "Bosch" oven with "Hotpoint" ceramic hob, and extractor fan over.
UTILITY ROOM 7'11" x 6'5" (2.41m x 1.96m). Cupboards with worktop over. Stainless steel sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. PVCu double glazed window. Low level WC.
LOUNGE 22'7" x 12'3" (6.88m x 3.73m). This good size reception room has a central carpet surrounded by slate tile flooring. 2 deep silled PVCu double glazed windows to front. Feature illuminated inglenook fireplace with an inset timber mantle, ornament shelf, and raised hearth housing a woodburning stove. Exposed beams. TV point. Telephone point. Radiator, and panel electric heater. At the opposite end from the inglenook fireplace is an ornamental former fireplace recess. Staircase rising to the First Floor.
CONSERVATORY 16'9" x 10'9" (max) (5.1m x 3.28m (max)). A very pleasant addition to the cottage with a great outlook over the garden and valley. Solid wood floor. PVCu double glazed windows with top-openers, and PVCu double glazed French doors opening out onto the garden. Electric panel heater. Wall light. Radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted carpet extending to stairs. Access to insulated roof space. PVCu double glazed window.
BEDROOM 1 12'8" x 10'11" (3.86m x 3.33m). Fitted carpet. PVCu double glazed window to front. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 'L'-shaped max measurements 14'5" (4.4m) x 12'6" (3.8m). Fitted carpet. PVCu double glazed window. Electric panel heater.
BATHROOM Vinyl floor. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bath with mixer taps over. Corner shower cubicle with "Triton" electric shower, and tiled walls. PVCu double glazed window to front. Heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE The cottage overlooks its truly delightful front garden which extends to just over 0.5 acres and includes a small stream running along its southern boundary. Stone patio area, which is a great spot for alfresco dining, running along the front of the cottage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn but includes a wonderful collection of plants and shrubs. Raised vegetable beds. Many mature native deciduous trees. Fir trees. Apple tree. GREENHOUSE. 2 TIMBER SHEDS. The quiet nature of the garden, and many trees, form a wonderful habitat for bird life. On the other side of the extremely quiet parish road, which runs along the rear of the cottage, is a further area of land approaching 0.5 acres. A long stone drive leads to the:
GARAGE/WORKSHOP Overall some 30' (9.14m) x 26'8" (8.13m). Block built under a corrugated sheet roof. Metal doors to front and rear. Light and power connceted. WORKSHOP AREA with benches.
Running above and to one side of the Workshop is the sloping former paddock with TWO 30FT POLYTUNNELS. The whole property extends to almost 1 acre.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (via a cesspit). The property benefits from solar panels which provided an income of approximately £1,000.00 per annum.
COUNCIL BAND Band 'C' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).
EPC RATING Rating E.
From Holsworthy proceed on the A3072 towards Hatherleigh and just after 4 miles, upon reaching Brandis Corner, turn left signed Shebbear. Follow this road to Shebbear and upon entering the village square take the turning signed Thornbury/Newton St Petrock. Proceed down the hill and upon crossing a small bridge, turn right signed Berry. The property will be found on the right hand side after about 200 yards with a Bond Oxborough Phillips 'For Sale' notice clearly displayed.