This charming and beautifully presented country home features a south facing, 2 reception room plus conservatory, 4 bedroom, detached period cottage (not listed) set in approaching 0.5 acres. Superb landscaped gardens, detached barn providing garaging and workshop, and plenty of parking. Conveniently situated between the popular village of Bradworthy and market town of Holsworthy, and about a 20 minute drive from the spectacular North Cornish coast. EPC=E
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (all measurements are approximate):-
SLATE ENTRANCE PORCH Flagstone floor. Slate seats to either side. Painted timber door with double glazed insert leading to:
ENTRANCE HALL Stairs rising to the First Floor.
SITTING ROOM 12' (3.66m) x 10'10" (3.3m) (max) narrowing to 8'10" (2.7m). Double aspect windows. Feature inglenook fireplace with original mantle and bread oven, with a slate hearth housing a multi-fuel stove.
KITCHEN/DINER 12'10" (max) x 12'2" (3.91m (max) x 3.7m). Double aspect windows. Worksurfaces to 3 walls with matching base and wall units, complete with "soft close" drawers. Integral dishwasher. 1 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink. "Zanussi" 4 ring ceramic hob with illuminated extractor, and matching oven. Attractive tiled fireplace with a painted pine mantle housing a cream oil fired "Rayburn Royal". Oak beams and downlighters to ceiling. Space for fridge/freezer.
LARDER 8'8" (2.64m) x 7' (2.13m) (including stairs).. A really useful addition to the Kitchen with the original slate cold shelf. Quarry tiled floor. Space for appliances. Gauze larder window to rear.
LIVING ROOM 14'1" x 10'2" (4.3m x 3.1m). Window to rear. Inset glazed cabinet with cupboards below. Slate hearth with a multi-fuel stove. French doors to:
CONSERVATORY 15'6" x 10'10" (max) (4.72m x 3.3m (max)). This super addition to the main cottage takes full advantage of the wonderful southerly aspect. It has a terracotta tiled floor, is double glazed throughout including the roof, and has French doors opening onto the patio. A nice touch is the wide bench seat from which you can fully appreciate the lovely garden.
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 14' (4.27m) x 8' (2.44m) (including Cloakroom).. Woodblock worksurface with stainless steel sink. Matching base and wall units. Space and plumbing for appliances. "Worcester Heatslave" oil fired boiler.
CLOAKROOM White low level WC and wash hand basin.
From the Utility/Boot Room, a "Stable" door leads to the very useful:
COVERED SIDE PORCH Open fronted with a door to the rear, under an angled slate roof with 2 skylights. Pine storage shelf. The present vendors have gone to great lengths to encourage bird life and for the last 2 years a wren has nested in the Porch.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Window to rear. Built-in linen cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' x 11'11" (4.27m x 3.63m). Laminated oak floor.
BEDROOM 2 12'6" x 9' (max) (3.8m x 2.74m (max)). Built-in wardrobe.
BEDROOM 3 9'2" x 8'10" (2.8m x 2.7m). Built-in cupboards.
BEDROOM 4 'L'-shaped 9'4" (2.84m) (max) narrowing to 5'11" (1.8m).
BATHROOM 9'6" x 6'4" (2.9m x 1.93m). Oak floor. 3 piece suite with an attractive "Victorian style" tap /"rain" shower fitting over the bath. "3 column" radiator/towel rail.
USEFUL EXTERNAL STORE 13'5" x 5'10" (4.1m x 1.78m). Light and power connected.
OUTSIDE The whole property approaches 0.5 acres and is absolutely perfectly complemented by its extensive "cottage style" garden. The beds are bursting with a great collection of flowers and shrubs with many mature native trees providing a great backdrop to the property. Side pedestrian gate. Interwinding ornamental shingle/paved/brick pathways. Archways playing host to climbers. Paved patio. Numerous lawns with further well stocked beds adjoining farmland along one side. Raised stone patio/terrace with firepit perfect for entertaining/alfresco dining. KITCHEN GARDEN AREA with raised beds. From here, an archways leads through to the ORCHARD. Small pond with footpath. Ornamental/nature pond. At the end of the formal gardens, post/rail fencing with 2 gateways open onto the expansive granite stone parking area. From here, twin gates open onto the roadside.
THE BARN An undoubted feature of the property is the good sized barn which is a nice mix of construction comprising brick/stone/cob with timber cladding, all under a box profile roof. Light and power connected. It is divided into a:
GARAGE/STORE 'L'-shaped max measurements 29' (8.84m) x 19' (5.8m). 11ft wide Sliding door to road.
ADJOINING WORKSHOP/STORE 26' x 12' (7.92m x 3.66m). Concrete floor. Sliding door to roadside.
To the rear of the cottage is a permissive stone pathway with gate to the road, along which a French drain has been installed and a ditch cleared so that heavy rain running off the field to the rear should not enter the cottage again as has happened once in the past.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired boiler situated in the Utility Room.
COUNCIL BAND Band 'D' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).
EPC RATING Rating E.
From Holsworthy proceed on the A3072 Bude road and on the edge of town, turn right signed Bradworthy/Chilsworthy. Follow this road for approximately 4 miles, passing through the village of Chilsworthy, where Mountjoys will be found on the left hand side with a Bond Oxborough Phillips 'For Sale' notice clearly displayed.