A charming and characterful, attached, Grade II Listed cottage with large gardens, near favoured Dartmoor town. Sitting room, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom. Double garage. Attractive gardens. 1/3 of an acre.
Easton Cottage is situated on a country lane at Easton Cross, just under two miles from the sought after moorland town of Chagford. This ancient stannary town has a thriving community and offers a wide range of day-to-day amenities including specialist shops, primary school (Ofsted: Good), Montessori pre school, places of worship, doctors, dentists, library, pubs, restaurants and hotels. There are excellent sporting facilities including football and crick pitch with pavilion, bowling club and seasonal open air swimming pool.
Okehampton (9 miles) has a wide range of day-to-day amenities and facilities including a Waitrose supermarket.
The university and cathedral city of Exeter (20 miles) has all the facilities one would expect of a centre of its importance including railway station to Paddington and Waterloo plus an international airport with daily flights to London.
Both Okehampton and Exeter are easily accessed via the A30 dual carriageway at Whiddon Down (4 miles).
Due to its position within the Dartmoor National Park, there are many thousands of beautiful, unspoilt moorland acres on the doorstep in which to enjoy a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and fishing.DESCRIPTION
Easton Cottage is an attached Grade II Listed property which the Listed Buildings notes suggest dates from the "16th Century, possibly earlier in part". Of rendered granite and cob elevations beneath a brand new thatched roof, it offers a wealth of character features including original granite fireplaces, window seats and many exposed timbers.ACCOMMODATION
A stable-style front door leads through to the kitchen / dining room. This is a pretty farmhouse-style kitchen with a range of eye and base level units, together with a recesses granite fireplace with bread oven and a fitted Esse oil-fired range cooker. There is ample space for fitted appliances. Space for dining table and chairs. The sitting room has an original granite fireplace with fitted Rayburn. Much exposed ceiling beams and two window seats.
Off the kitchen an oak turning staircase leads up to a small landing on the first floor. The bathroom is fitted with a panelled bath with shower over, wc and basin. There are two double bedrooms (interconnected), each having a fitted wardrobe.OUTSIDE
From the lane a gate leads to a patio area adjoining the property which looks across the wonderful gardens which enjoy a good degree of privacy and seclusion. There are several areas of level lawn interconnected by and interspersed with a number of well established shrubberies and flower borders together with gravel paths.
There are a number of outbuildings including workshop / studio, potting shed, summerhouse and greenhouse.
Across the lane is a tarmaced parking area for two vehicles leading to a wooden double garage with power and light supply.SERVICES
Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed westwards on the A30 dual carriageway towards Okehampton, exiting at Whiddon Down. Proceed through the village and at the next roundabout turn left onto the A382 signposted Moretonhampstead and Chagford. Continue for approximately 3 miles to Easton Cross (right signpost to Chagford). At the crossroads turn left and Easton Cottage can be found on the left after approximately 70 yards.