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Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon, EX6
Offers in excess of £450,000 | 4 bedrooms | 0.22 acres

Property features

• 4 Bedrooms
• 2 Receptions
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Bathroom
• Large gardens
• Characterful features

A Grade II Listed cottage with large gardens in Dartmoor village. 4 bedrooms, 2 receptions, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom. Large gardens. Characterful features.
 
SITUATION
The property is situated in the heart of the popular Dartmoor village of Drewsteignton. This is a strong community, with a popular pub, post office / store, restaurant and 15th Century church. The ancient, moorland, stannary town of Chagford is four miles to the west and offers a larger range of amenities including primary and pre-schools, niche shops, pubs and restaurants and various sports clubs. Due to its position within the Dartmoor National Park, there are many thousands of beautiful, unspoilt moorland acres in which to enjoy a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and fishing.

DESCRIPTON
Church Gate Cottage is an attached Grade II Listed property which the Listed Buildings notes suggest dates from the late 17th or early 18th Century. Of rendered cob and stone elevations beneath a recently re-thatched roof, the property enjoys a wealth of period features including original fireplaces. The property offers over 1,400sq ft of accommodation laid out over two floors.

ACCOMMODATION
There is an arched entrance porch leading to the entrance hall, which has doors to the main reception rooms and stairs to the first floor. The dual aspect, L-shaped sitting room has an original granite fireplace, with bread oven and inset wood burning stove plus exposed ceiling beam. The dual aspect dining room / 2nd reception room has new double French doors to the garden providing much light, recently created stone fireplace and a twin-sided wood burning stove which warms the kitchen/breakfast room too. The kitchen/breakfast room is also dual aspect and has a door to the front. It is fitted with a range of units with space for cooker and space and plumbing for other appliances. There is a nice open plan feel to these rooms. Of further note on the ground floor is a cloakroom.
 
On the first floor are four bedrooms all looking to the front aspect plus recently installed family bathroom. There is potential, subject to planning, to extend the end bedrooms into the roof space.

OUTSIDE
The wonderful rear gardens extend to approximately 170' and are separated into three distinct areas. The first section comprises formal gardens with new steps leading up to a level lawn, seating area, new greenhouse and shed. The second area has a raised deck, seating area with ornamental pond and well-established vegetable plots. The third area comprises mainly level lawns together with well-established orchard trees. There are some excellent views from several of the rooms and the gardens across the adjoining countryside. The property has a right of way through the neighbours to a gate at the rear for maintenance purposes.

SERVICES
Mains water. Mains electricity. Mains drainage. LPG.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed on the A30 westwards. After 8 miles, exit signposted Cheriton Bishop, Crockernwell and Drewsteignton. Proceed through the village of Cheriton Bishop and on to Crockernwell. Just before leaving Crockernwell turn left signposted Drewsteignton and Castle Drogo. Continue on this road and climb the hill into Drewsteignton. Immediately after The Square turn left signposted Fingle Bridge. After passing the parish hall's high granite wall on your left, bear left into Knowle Lane and the property can be found on the left.
 

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