Holsworthy, EX22 6XJ

Week St Mary, Holsworthy, EX22 6XJ

Semi-detached house 5 Bedroom
Price £485,000
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A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this grade II listed 4 bedroom cottage situated in the heart of this sought after village. The residence is believed to date back to the 16th century and offers high quality, versatile accommodation throughout with many fantastic original character features. In the rear garden is a superbly presented 1 bedroom barn, the conversion was completed to a high standard and offers excellent income potential or overflow accommodation for a dependant relative. Generous landscaped rear gardens with far reaching countryside views. Gated entrance driveway. EPC D

The Residence    Hayescott is situated next to The Old College and was originally built for the school master in approximatley 1506, since then the property has been used as a police house and a guest house. The current owners purchased the property in May 2004 an having lovingly and painstakingly restored it over the time of their ownership, including converting the original workshop/outbuilding into what is now Pennacott. All of the works have clearly been carried out to a quality standard and has maintained the character and charm of this superb property.


Entrance Hall 13'11" x 11'11" (4.24m x 3.63m). A characterful room with flag stone flooring, window and door to front elevation. Stairs to first floor. Granite archway with original door leads through to kitchen.

Sitting Room 14'7" x 14'6" (4.45m x 4.42m). Flag stone flooring with a stone feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Bench window seat enclosing the radiator. Window to front elevation.

Living Room 14'2" x 13'7" (4.32m x 4.14m). A room with many original character features including a feature fireplace housing a open fire with a granite mantle and slate hearth. Window to front and original stain glass window to side elevation.

Kitchen/ Diner 21'6" x 14'2" (6.55m x 4.32m). A superbly presented room comprising a hand made kitchen with granite work surfaces over incorporating a 1 1/2 stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer taps. Solid wood framed kitchen island with granite worksurfaces over. Plumbing and recess for dishwasher/ washing machine. Space for tall fridge/ freezer. Recess for range style cooker with extractor system over. Window to rear elevation, opening through into dining area with french doors and windows to rear elevation overiooking the gardens, ample space for a dining room table and chairs.

Bedrooom 4 14'6" (4.42m) x 11'6" (3.5m) maximum dimensions. A spacious double bedroom with extensive built in wardrobes, french doors and windows to rear elevation.

Bathroom 6'10" x 6'6" (2.08m x 1.98m). A fitted suite comprises and enclosed panelled bath with mains fed shower over, close coupled WC and wash hand basin. Window to rear elevation.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 15'3" x 14'3" (4.65m x 4.34m). A generous master bedroom with extensive storage and fitted wardrobes, window to front elevation.

Bedroom 2 10'10" x 10'5" (3.3m x 3.18m). A double bedroom with window to front elevation, recessed fitted wardrobe. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 3 11'3" (3.43m) x 10' (3.05m) maximum dimensions. A double bedroom with recessed fitted wardrobe. Window to front elevation.

Bathroom 7'3" x 4'10" (2.2m x 1.47m). A fitted suite comprising and enclosed panelled bath with power shower over, close coupled WC and wash hand basin, window to rear elevation.

Pennacott    Pennacott is situated within the gardens and was converted back in 2006 as annexe accommodation to Hayescott. The current owners have successfully holiday let the property as well as getting use from it themselves. Lettings figures available upon request.

Living Area 17'7" x 11'2" (5.36m x 3.4m). A superb light and airy dual aspect room with vaulted ceilings, window to side and three sets of French glazed doors to rear taking advantage of the superb far reaching views over the surrounding countryside and towards Dartmoor. Wood burning stove mounted on a slate hearth. Opening through into-

Kitchen /diner 11'6" x 10'10" (3.5m x 3.3m). A very well presented room comprising a high quality oak kitchen with granite work surfaces over incorporating a stainless steel 1 1/2 sink drainer unit with mixer taps. Built in cooker with 4 ring ceramic hob and extractor system over. Integrated dishwasher and fridge, built in microwave. Ample space for a dining room table and chairs, window to side elevation.

Utility Room 5'7" x 3'3" (1.7m x 1m). Plumbing and recess for washing machine, space for counter top freezer. Mains gas fired central heating boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating systems. Door to-

Bathroom 7'1" x 5'7" (2.16m x 1.7m). A superbly presented suite comprising and enclosed panelled bath with mains fed shower over. Vanity unit housing concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin. A light tunnel provides natural light.

Bedroom 1 17'7" x 11' (5.36m x 3.35m). A spacious master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, windows to front and side elevations.

Outside    The property is approached via a 5 bar entrance gate giving access to the tarmac drive providing ample off road parking bordered by the stone wall of the Old College next door. The gardens extend to the rear of the property and are landscaped with a paved patio area adjoining the rear of Hayescott providing an ideal spot for alfresco dining, with a gravelled rockery area. The gardens are then fenced off to provide separate gardens for Hayescott and Pennacott if desired. Pennacott is currently accessed via a pedestrian gate to the side, with its own secluded patio area enjoying a sheltered spot with a fantastic view. The gardens open up into a large area principally laid to lawn with assorted mature shrubs, plants and borders. A substantial timber summerhouse is situated at the bottom with a wood store and stone barbeque/ pizza oven.

Agents Notes    It is understood from the owners a small portion of lawn has been rented long term from Landmark Trust on a peppercorn rent.


From the centre of Bude, proceed along Kings Hill to the A39, turning right towards Camelford. Continue for approximately 2½ miles and take the left hand turning at Box's Shop, signposted Week St. Mary. After approximately 1½ miles, turn right at the junction and follow the road into Week St Mary. Continue past the centre of the village square a short distance where upon the property will be found on the right hand side of the road.


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