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Winswell Water, Torrington, Devon, EX38
Guide price £285,000 | 3 bedrooms

Property features

• Two reception rooms
• Three bedrooms & attic room
• Generous gardens & parking
• Outbuildings
• Ideal principle or second home
• End of no through lane
• Private location
• Photovoltaic panels

Three bedroom period cottage located in a quiet and private position. Generous gardens and parking. Moments away from the Tarka Trail and countryside walks. No onward chain. EPC Band E.
 
SITUATION
Situated in the pretty hamlet of Winswell, at the end of a no through lane, this cottage is ideally placed to enjoy the surrounding countryside. The gardens adjoin neighbouring fields and woodland with an abundance of wildlife and only a few moments from the Tarka Trail.
Once a former estate cottage, the accommodation is generous inside and complemented by an attractive rear garden together with driveway providing private parking and useful outbuildings with electric connected. There is only a small selection of cottages along this lane and this cottage is in the most desirable position, at the end and very private.
The cottage is located near the popular towns of Torrington, Bideford and Okehampton for all amenities (including schooling for all ages) and offers a range of business, shopping and commercial facilities. Exeter, the regional city is 38 miles away which also has a university and airport.

DESCRIPTION
We are delighted to offer for sale this charming semi-detached period cottage. The property is available to the open market for the first time in over 20 years and offers accommodation over three storeys. There is also potential to extend subject to the necessary planning consents.
Situated in a private and quiet location, the property is perfectly placed to enjoy countryside walks, cycling and horse riding. Properties in this location rarely come to the market; we therefore recommend a viewing to really appreciate what is on offer.

ACCOMMODATION
A useful entrance porch provides access to the open plan kitchen/ dining room. A very light area with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond. The wooden country kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted cupboards and drawers with stainless steel sink and tiled splash backs. The dining area is spacious with access outside, ideal for the summer months. The dual aspect sitting room has an attractive large brick fireplace with wood burning stove and feature beams. Lastly, there is a WC and useful under stairs storage cupboard on the ground floor. Stairs rise to the first floor with three good sized bedrooms and family bathroom.
On the second floor is a large attic room with Velux roof window. There are areas with restricted head height in this room.

OUTSIDE
The property is accessed from the road, along a private, no through lane. There is plenty of parking and a useful outbuilding with light and power connected, previously used as a garage and then a pottery. The gardens are enclosed and private with a mixture of mature shrubs and trees. A useful covered area over part of the rear of the property is ideal alfresco dining or storage. Also, situated along the lane is a block of Marland brick outhouses. One of these is included and very useful for storing garden equipment, bikes etc and has a small walled garden to the front for additional storage, if required.

SERVICES
Oil central heating (the owners have informed us that a new boiler was installed last year). Mains electricity. Private drainage. The property also benefits from photovoltaic panels on the rear roof.

DIRECTIONS
From Torrington, head on the A386 towards Hatherleigh and Okehampton. Continue on this road for nearly 3 miles until the opportunity to turn right off this road at Gribble Inn. Take this turn and continue along this road towards Shebbear. After nearly 2 miles, head down the hill, over a bridge and come to a junction. Turn right here towards Shebbear and immediately right again down an unmarked, private lane; this is Winswell Water. Continue along this this lane to the very end where the cottage and parking area accessed through a wooden gate.
 

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