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£395,000 guide price

3 bedroom house for sale

Twitchen, South Molton, Devon, EX36

£395,000 guide price

3 bedroom house for sale

Twitchen, South Molton, Devon, EX36

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Occupying a superb position within this quiet rural village set on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, an attractive traditional three/four bedroomed Grade II Listed cottage, incorporating the adjoining former chapel and set in delightful large gardens with ample off road parking.

The sale of Twitchen Mill Cottage affords prospective purchasers the rare opportunity to acquire a traditional three/four bedroomed stone cottage incorporating a former Methodist chapel and occupying a superb south facing position. The property is believed to originally date from 1860 and comprises of mainly stone elevations beneath a part slate/part turnerised slate roof and has been in the current vendors ownership for 53 years.
The cottage is accessed via a private double gated entrance driveway providing ample parking and leading to a detached double car port. Lovely established large private gardens adjoin the cottage with useful store buildings, all enjoying countryside views.
In all, Twitchen Mill Cottage extends to about 0.22 acres and is offered with no onward chain

The property occupies an outstanding position on the edge of the small and very pretty rural village of Twitchen, situated in picturesque rolling Devon countryside lying on the southern edge of the Exmoor National Park overlooking the open expanse of the beautiful Molland Common.
Despite its peaceful rural location Twitchen Mill Cottage is conveniently situated for access to the surrounding districts and main routes of communication. Molland provides a popular public house whilst the larger village of North Molton offers a well-regarded local primary school, general store/post office, two public houses, a sports club, hairdresser's and garage. The bustling North Devon market town of South Molton provides a good range of local services, including shops, banks, recreational facilities, primary and secondary schooling, whilst the larger centre of Barnstaple to the north west affords a more extensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities befitting those of an important regional centre. The Exmoor National Park offers beautiful moorland scenery with many foot and bridle paths and the stunning North Devon coastline, whilst to the west are the popular sandy beaches of Instow, Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Woolacombe.
The A361 North Devon Link Road to the south provides access to South Molton, Barnstaple, Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27). Main line rail services are available at Tiverton Parkway and Exeter, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol.

Situated to the front of the property is a gated pedestrian access with stone walling and entrance path which leads to a useful Garden Store with power and light connected. Slate steps with rail lead to the former chapel and situated beneath is a further larger Store Area with restrictive head height. Delightful enclosed south facing mainly lawned garden with attractive flower beds and hedgerow boundaries, all enjoying a good degree of privacy. The pathway continues to the side of the dwelling with steps leading to the side entrance and utility. Stone and slate roofed Log Store 5'10" x 5'3" (1.78m x 1.61m). Situated to the side of the cottage is a further elevated lawned garden with a wide variety of established flower and shrub bed borders contained within natural hedgerow boundaries and also enjoying privacy and seclusion. Situated to the rear of the property is a gated vehicular entrance drive provides ample parking leads to the double Car Port of timber, post and clad construction beneath a slate roof. Situated to the side of the driveway is the private borehole supply, bulk domestic Oil Tank and a raised timber decked area containing the water storage.

. The accommodation is conveniently arranged over two floors as follows:-

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch with double opening doors, windows to either side and a glazed door opening into...

Entrance Hall with stairs rising to first floor.

Living Room a lovely sized room with window to the front elevation. Inglenook style fireplace with stone surround, slate tiled hearth and timber beam above inset with a Woodwarm multi fuel stove with a back boiler providing the hot water and central heating system and bread oven to the side.

Dining Room with former open fireplace with stone surround.

Rear Hall with under stairs store cupboard and wide door opening through to the...

Kitchen a galley style kitchen to the rear of the property comprises a range of timber effect base cupboard and drawer units with marble effect work surface above. One and half bowl sink with drainer to side and mixer tap and electric inset Zanussi four ring hob with matching extractor hood over and separate electric high level Zanussi double oven and grill. Space for under counter fridge and space for chest freezer if required. Oil fired Rayburn heating the hot water and central heating system, with hot plates and ovens below.

Side Entrance/Utility with flagstone floor, space and plumbing for washing machine, space above for tumble dryer and store cupboards and access to loft space. Door with glazed panel to side entrance.

First Floor

Landing with small store cupboard.

Bedroom 1 a lovely sized double room with window to the front, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Bedroom 2 a good sized double room with south facing window and door with steps leading into the...

Sitting Room/Bedroom 4 (former chapel) a lovely good sized room with part vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, two ornate arched windows to the front elevation, further window to the rear and half glazed timber door with external slate steps and hand rail leading to the ground floor. Timber panelling to dado height.

Bedroom 3 below eaves, with window to the side.

Bathroom comprising a panelled bath with electric Mira Sport shower attachment above, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Access to the loft space and window to the front elevation.

Outside Situated to the front of the property is a gated pedestrian access with stone walling and entrance path which leads to a useful Garden Store with power and light connected. Slate steps with rail lead to the former chapel and situated beneath is a further larger Store Area with restrictive head height. Delightful enclosed south facing mainly lawned garden with attractive flower beds and hedgerow boundaries, all enjoying a good degree of privacy. The pathway continues to the side of the dwelling with steps leading to the side entrance and utility. Stone and slate roofed Log Store 5'10" x 5'3" (1.78m x 1.61m). Situated to the side of the cottage is a further elevated lawned garden with a wide variety of established flower and shrub bed borders contained within natural hedgerow boundaries and also enjoying privacy and seclusion. Situated to the rear of the property is a gated vehicular entrance drive provides ample parking leads to the double Car Port of timber, post and clad construction beneath a slate roof. Situated to the side of the driveway is the private borehole supply, bulk domestic Oil Tank and a raised timber decked area containing the water storage.

Services & Outgoings We understand mains electricity is connected. Private Bore Hole water supply. Drainage to a private system situated in the garden. North Devon Council - Tax Band F.

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