Three bedroom detached cottage in wooded valley setting with outbuildings and grounds approx 0.66 of an acre. Recently modernised and refurbished, solar PV, Solar thermal and oil heating, wooded valley setting, extensive outbuildings and yard, detached cottage, 3 bedrooms. EPC Band D.
Rosemary Cottage occupies a delightful rural location situated in a quiet wooded valley. The cottage is approached via a private lane shared with a small number of other properties. There are delightful rural views at rear with the drive and woodland at front. The nearby villages of Bridestowe and Lewdown each have post office/stores, inn and primary school whilst Okehampton offers a much wider range of shops and services, three supermarkets including a Waitrose and schooling from infant to A-Level standard. The town has various sports and leisure facilitates together with a modern hospital. Launceston is also within easy travelling distance, whist access to the A30 can be gained at Sourton Down, approximately 4 miles distant. From here there is easy access west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter, with it M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections.DESCRIPTION
Rosemary Cottage is believed to be around 200 years old of stone construction with rendered walls under a recently replaced natural slate roof. The property is double glazed and has undergone considerable modernisation within recent years. There are three sources of heating with a woodburner providing hot water and central heating, solar thermal providing hot water during the summer months and an oil boiler also supplying the central heating. The solar thermal and solar pv generator generate an excellent annual income. Externally the property has areas of garden adjoining and directly adjoins open fields at rear. Just across the lane is a yard area with an extensive range of buildings incorporating garaging, stabling and storage and workshop space. There is parking for a number of vehicles and further areas of elevated garden, the whole being 0.66 of an acre.ACCOMMODATION
ENTRANCE PORCH: With tiled floor. DINING ROOM: Inglenook fire place with rayburn solid fuel cooking range. Double aspect windows. Pine floor boards and exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator. LIVING ROOM: Double aspect with rural views at rear. Open stone fire place with granite hearth and fitted villager woodburning stove with back boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water. Painted ceiling timbers. Solar panel controls. Stairs to first floor. Radiator. KITCHEN: Attractively fitted with a range of units in cream with black granite work surfaces. Inset 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap. Worksurface with cupboards and drawers beneath. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for dishwasher. Inset four ring halogen hob with extractor fan unit above and twin ovens (one combination microwave oven). Drinks cooler. Space for fridge/ freezer. Range of wall cabinets and larder cupboard. Window to side.
BATHROOM: Recently refitted. Panelled bath with tiled splash backing, mixer tap and shower fitment. Vanity wash basin in granite surround with cabinets beneath. WC with concealed cistern. Illuminated wall mirror. Heated towel rack. Window to rear with rural aspect. Extractor vent and under floor heating. FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With access to roof space. Window to rear. Balustrade around stairs. BEDROOM 1: Window to front. Recess with fitted shelving. Built in airing cupboard housing factory light water tank with emersion heater and pump for solar thermal heating system. Built in walk in wardrobe with shelf and rail. BEDROOM 2: Window to front. Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window to front. Radiator.OUTSIDE
The property is approached from the West Devon Drive via a shared private lane approximately 0.5 of a mile long, which then splits to give give access to Rosemary Cottage and one neighbouring property. There are areas of garden around the cottage with a gravelled path at front and access to the plant room with plumbing for washing machine, oil fired central heating boiler, water treatment filters and uv, power and light connected. Just across the lane from the house and gardens is a yard area approximately 13mx 9m being gravelled with exterior flood lighting and space for a number of vehicles. Double garage 6m x 6m of insulated block construction, externally timber clad. Insulated electric sectional door and side access door. Power and light connected. External stairs to a studio room above 6m x 3m with velux windows.
WORKSHOP 1: 6m x 3m with up and over garage door and stable door. Power and light connected. WORKSHOP 2: 6m x 3m with up and over garage door and stable door. Power and light connected. STONE SHED: 3m x 2.7m with cedar shingle roof, was formerly a generator building but now used as wood store. PARKING BAY: 6m x 5.5m with wall lighting and outside tap. From the yard and buildings there is access to an upper garden area approximately ½ an acre. SUMMER HOUSE: With power and light connected. Patio and gravel area with outside lighting and attractive views over the house and adjoining countryside.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton proceed in a southernly direction as if to Tavistock. After approximately 2.5 Miles turn right onto the A30 dual carriageway heading for Launceston and take the first junction left signposted Tavistock. At the bottom of the slip road keep to the right hand lane, turning right onto the A386 and then immediately left onto the West Devon Drive. Continue on this road for approximately 4 miles until dropping down a steep hill into Combebow. Turn left towards the bottom of the hill (a short distance after a large lay by) and continue along this track following the signs for the bridleway and passing Woodfordham Cottage on the left handside. Bear around to the right handside, which is signposted public footpath and continue up this track until you see the sign for Slyers Hill upon the right. Turn right down this track and the property will be found after a short distance upon the right handside.AGENTS NOTE
The property directly adjoins a bridleway which runs through the woodland and adjoining countryside, giving access to Dartmoor.SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and private drainage.