A well presented 3 bed detached character cottage set within good sized gardens close to the Somerset/Devon border. Entrance porch and hallway, sitting room and dining room, kitchen, utility room and shower room, 3 bedrooms & bathroom, large enclosed garden, semi rural location
Toad Cottage is situated within the hamlet of Nicholashayne which lies on the Somerset/Devon border. It is close to Sampford Moor and Culmstock Beacon where wonderful walks can be enjoyed. Wellington is within 4 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with easy access to the M5 motorway at junction 26 situated on the eastern outskirts of the town. The County Town of Taunton is within 11 miles of the property where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington. For those requiring access towards Exeter, junction 27 of the M5 motorway together with Tiverton Parkway Railway Station are within 5 miles.Description
Toad Cottage comprises an extended three bedroom detached character cottage which has undergone an extensive refurbishment programme over the years including being replastered, new roof and breathable membrane, new flooring and woodburning stove and bespoke solid oak internal doors with latches. There are a number of character features including exposed timbers together with modern conveniences such as double glazed windows and an oil fired central heating system. The cottage enjoys delightful views over its gardens together with fine country views to the south over open countryside.Accommodation
Entrance door to porch with inner doorway leading through into the main hallway with stairs rising to first floor and doorways to both sitting room and dining room. The main sitting room enjoys wonderful views over the south facing garden together with exposed beams and a recessed woodburning stove. The dining room again enjoys an open aspect with views over the front garden, exposed beam, recessed woodburning stove and a useful storage cupboard beneath the stairs with window to rear. The adjoining kitchen enjoys views from two aspects together with a Belfast sink on brick pillars with adjoining tiled worktops with an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Integrated appliances including electric oven and hob, recessed spot lights and attractive wooden floor running through to the adjoining utility room with single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Range of cupboards and drawers and space and plumbing for washing machine. Adjoining shower room with low level WC and side porch/boiler room housing the oil fired central heating boiler supplying domestic hot water and central and stable door to garden.
On the first floor is a landing with exposed timbers and access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom 1 enjoys views to the south together with a walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 again enjoys a southerly aspect over the front garden together with some exposed wall timbers and attractive cast iron fireplace. Bedroom 3 has the benefit of views from two aspects along with an adjoining bathroom comprising freestanding roll top cast iron bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Fine distant views to the west.Outside
The property is protected from the lane by a stone wall with wrought iron gate with pathway leading down to the cottage. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and lies to the south and west of the cottage. There are well stocked flower and shrub borders together with a variety of mature shrubs and trees along with a gravelled patio area. Although the cottage is within a small hamlet it enjoys some delightful views over open farmland in a westerly direction.Services
Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.Directions
From junction 26 of the M5 motorway head towards Wellington and at the roundabout with the A38 take the first exit signposted Tiverton and Exeter. Continue along the Wellington Bypass for approximately 1.5 miles and turn left immediately after Buildbase signposted Sampford Moor. Continue on this road through Sampford Moor passing The Blue Ball public house on your left hand and onto Nicholashayne. Toad Cottage will be seen gable end to the road on the right hand side clearly identified by our For Sale board.