- Charming Character Cottage
- Offering Spacious Accommodation
- Pleasant Position
- South Facing garden
- Ample Off Road parking
- Beautiful Kitchen
- 3 Bedrooms
- Ample Off Road Parking
A deceptively spacious and charming 3 bedroom character cottage situated within a pleasant position within the village, with a beautiful South facing private garden and benefits from ample off road parking. Must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Pillar Box Cottage is a deceptively spacious and well presented 3 bedroom detached cottage, standing within a generous plot and is situated within a delightful position within the village. The property has many charming and character features which include exposed beams to ceilings, inglenook fireplace and latched doors to name a few.
An early inspection is advised to appreciate this pretty cottage with a large South facing garden and offers ample off road parking. Briefly the internal accommodation comprises 19, dual aspect sitting room with attractive inglenook fireplace with stone surround and timber lintel, with multi fuel wood burner on a slate hearth providing a fine focal point to the room. The dual aspect kitchen diner has been well fitted and sympathetically designed being within keeping with the cottage, with pine fronted wall and base units stylishly finished with solid slate working surfaces, Belfast sink unit with assortment of drawers and cupboards below, concealed high level pine fronted cupboard providing housing for free standing fridge freezer, five ring gas range LPG cooker. Original exposed feature fireplace (Not in use) with bread oven and heavy timber lintel over. The utility room entrance lobby provides further base units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and additional domestic appliances, all neatly finished with matching slate working surfaces, oil fired boiler feeding central heating and domestic hot water to the property, with high vaulted ceiling and practical tiled flooring which flows through into the kitchen diner, door to WC cloakroom with wash hand basin. From the inner hall is access to the ground floor bathroom, with 4 piece suite benefiting from a bath and separate shower enclosure, the formal dining room is currently used as a snug room/ child's play room with double doors which open into the impressive conservatory, with fine views overlooking the rear garden and enjoying a sunny facing aspect, with practical terracotta floor tiles. Whilst to the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, two of which are well proportioned double rooms with a dual aspect, bedroom one having a large bank of fitted wardrobes with exposed timbers to ceiling, and bedroom 3 is a comfortable single bedroom. Agents note: Whilst the property offers spacious accommodation there is further scope and potential to extend subject to the necessary planning permission and consent, the current occupiers have architect drawings of a proposed extension which can be viewed upon request.
Goodleigh is situated approximately 3 miles to the West, a pretty village centered around its ancient parish church with primary school and well respected village inn and yet only 2 miles further West is Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon which offers an excellent range of both business and leisure facilities including the Green Lanes Shopping Centre, out of town superstores, live theatre and leisure centre and from the town there is direct access onto the A361/North Devon Link Road providing much improved communication to and from the North Devon area connecting directly as it does through to Jctn 27 on the M5 motorway to the east side of Tiverton where there is also the Parkway Railway Station. Some 7 to 10 miles west of Barnstaple is the dramatic North Devon coastline, Instow, Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough with associated facilities, sailing, surfing, swimming, and the renowned Saunton Golf Club with its 2 18 hole links courses.
Utility Room / Ent Lobby - 3.99m max x 2.41m (13'1 max x 7'11) - A tapered shaped room.
Kitchen Dining Room - 4.50m x 4.14m (14'9 x 13'7) -
Sitting Room - 6.07m x 4.14m (19'11 x 13'7) -
Inner Hall - 2.39m x 1.19m (7'10 x 3'11) -
Dining Room / Play Rm - 4.78m x 2.82m (15'8 x 9'3) -
Conservatory - 4.93m x 3.84m (16'2 x 12'7) -
Bathroom - 3.45m x 2.21m max (11'4 x 7'3 max ) -
First Floor -
Bedroom 1 - 4.27m x 3.89m (14'0 x 12'9) -
Bedroom 2 - 4.24m x 3.00m (13'11 x 9'10) -
Bedroom 3 - 2.84m x 2.41m (9'4 x 7'11) -
The rear garden enjoys a fantastic sunny South facing aspect and benefits from a high degree of privacy, the garden is predominantly laid to level lawn with slate steps leading down to the entrance door, and lower path laid with stone chippings and slate flagstone pavers which runs parallel to the cottage, which widens into a pleasant patio ideal for alfresco dining, with attractive stone rockery planted with a variety of plants and attractive ferns. A timber fence separates an area of the garden with raised flower beds constructed with railway sleepers and steps lead up to an area leading to the greenhouse, laid with stone chippings for ease of maintenance. There is further side access with useful timber shed providing additional storage. There is off road parking for numerous vehicles on the private brick paved driveway, with further section designed for a children's play area with mulched bark, with superb timber play fort.
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