Offers in excess of £299,950
BEAUTIFUL & SPACIOUS COTTAGE! A professionally renovated spacious character cottage within easy access of village amenities, benefiting from off road parking and enclosed garden. Location The property is located within the rural village of High Bickington, with easy access to the heart of the village. The village itself offers an excellent range of amenities including a primary school, pubs, church, community shop, Post Office, doctor's surgery, playing fields, football and cricket clubs as well as a golf club at Libbaton. The property is ideally located to enjoy the surrounding rolling countryside, as well as the Taw Valley, which offers some excellent fishing and walking opportunities. The North Devon coast is also easily accessible and under 20 miles away are the world renowned surfing beaches of Saunton and Croyde, whilst the 3 mile long sandy beach at Westward Ho! is located 18 miles away and adjoins the Northam Burrows country park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club. The highly popular estuary villages of Instow and Appledore are also within around half an hour's drive from the property. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 10 miles away, and offers all the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. Communications The area can be accessed from Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, and along the A361 North Devon Link Road which leads onto the A39 Atlantic Highway. The nearest train station is located at the regional centre of Barnstaple, which connects to Exeter, where there are regular mainline rail services to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station is just under an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Barnstaple - 10 miles Great Torrington - 8 miles The Coast - 17 / 20 miles The Property This is an opportunity to acquire a professionally renovated cottage, within easy walking distance of the fantastic range of village amenities of High Bickington. The property has been the subject of extensive renovation throughout to include a new central heating system, rewiring, plumbing, and new kitchen and bathrooms by a local builder of high repute. This delightful cottage now offers deceptively spacious light and airy accommodation, with two reception rooms, a spacious kitchen / breakfast room and three double bedrooms with two bath / shower rooms. The cottage further benefits from off road parking for two vehicles, as well as an enclosed garden enjoying a south facing aspect and a good degree of privacy. The agents have no hesitation in recommending a full internal inspection to fully appreciate this charming character cottage, which is available to the open market with no ongoing chain. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Front door leading to Entrance Hall - Window to the side elevation. Stairs rise to first floor landing. Under stairs storage cupboard. Shower Room - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a double shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Obscure window to the side elevation. Sitting Room - Two windows to the front elevation. Snug / Family Room - Opens to Garden Room - French doors leading to the rear garden and patio. Velux window. Kitchen / Breakfast Room - A dual aspect room with windows overlooking the rear garden. Comprising an excellent range of matching wall and base units, with sink set into wooden work surfaces and a range of integrated appliances including fridge freezer and dishwasher. Space for range style cooker. Utility - Door giving access to the side elevation. Roll top work surfaces with space under for washing machine and tumble dryer. First Floor Landing - Window to the side elevation. Built in storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 - Two windows to the front elevation enjoying countryside views. Ornate fireplace. Bedroom 2 - Window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden and church steeple. Ornate fireplace. Bedroom 3 - Window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden and church steeple. Exposed lintel. Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and a double shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Obscure window to the side elevation. Outside - The property is approached via a driveway which leads to the parking, which is situated to the rear of the property, and can accommodate two vehicles. Adjacent to the rear of the property is a patio area, with storage cupboard housing the oil fired boiler. The garden is bordered by mature stone walls and a section of garden will be laid to turf. Property Information Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority - Torridge District Council - 01237 428 700 Contents, Fixtures and Fittings - Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as carpets, curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments etc are specifically excluded, but may be available by separate negotiation. Viewing - By appointment with Jackson-Stops North Devon 01271 325 153. For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion. Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed on the A377 towards Exeter, passing through the villages of Bishops Tawton and Chapelton. After passing Fishleigh Barton, take the right hand turning onto the B3217 and follow this road as it leads up into the village of Atherington. At the staggered crossroads, continue straight across towards High Bickington. Continue along this road until you enter the village and proceed through the village, and before reaching The Golden Lion pub, the property will be found on the right hand side, with For Sale board clearly displayed.
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