An attractive Grade II Listed cottage in need of refurbishment in a popular Teign Valley village. Living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom. Off road parking. Garden. Views.
The property is situated in an elevated spot on the fringes of the favoured Teign Valley village of Christow, just on the eastern boundary of the Dartmoor National Park. Christow has a strong community with doctor's surgery, shop/post office, village store, well-regarded pub, primary school (OFSTED - good), parish church and community centre. There are regular bus services into Exeter and Newton Abbot.
The university and cathedral city of Exeter (8 miles) lies to the east, and has a wide range of facilities and amenities one would expect from a centre of its size and importance including excellent shopping, theatre, dining and sporting and recreational pursuits. There are mainline railway stations on the Paddington and Waterloo lines and an international Airport with daily flights to London.DESCRIPTION
No.3 Court Cottages is a Grade II Listed property which the Listed Building notes suggest dates from the mid-17th Century or earlier with 20th Century alterations. Of rendered cob and stone elevations beneath a tiled roof, the property enjoys a number of period and character features including original fireplace. The accommodation, which amounts to 570sq ft, would benefit from a degree of refreshment.
Due to its position, there are some good views across the village from the gardens and some of the rooms.ACCOMMODATION
A front porch leads to the living room which features a granite fireplace with inset wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of units with butler sink and space for electric cooker, as well as space for small dining table and chairs. Off the kitchen is a utility area housing the boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine and some storage plus door to the garden.
A turning staircase leads to the first floor which has a good size double bedroom with built-in storage, a smaller double bedroom and family bathroom.OUTSIDE
To the front of the property are enclosed cottage gardens with parking space to the side. The rear garden is accessed via a pedestrian gate and comprises a lawned area bounded to the north and east by stone walls. There is a wooden shed and oil tank.SERVICES
Mains water. Mains drainage. Mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed on the B3212 signposted Moretonhampstead. Proceed through the village of Longdown and after a few miles, at Farrants Cross, turn left onto the B3193 signposted Chudleigh, Bridford and Christow. At the T-junction turn left onto the Teign Valley Road. Continue past the turning for Bridford and take the next right signposted Christow, opposite the Teign House Inn and proceed up into the village. Just past the left turn leading to the centre of the village, the property can be found after 50 yards on the right.