An attractive semi-detached period cottage in the Taw Valley. Living room, kitchen, boot room, bathroom and 2 bedrooms. Outhouse, gardens, parking and garage/workshop. EPC band E
1 Bassetts Cottage lies in an elevated position above the river Taw, just downstream of Kingford Bridge in the highly attractive river valley.
The village of High Bickington is about two miles whilst the small town of Chulmleigh is about six miles to the south east and offers a good range of day to day amenities including schooling to secondary level. The larger market town of South Molton is about eleven miles and offers a further range of amenities and facilities and the regional centre of Barnstaple is also about eleven miles.
The 'Tarka Line' railway line runs a regular service between Barnstaple and Exeter with the nearest station being about half a mile away at Portsmouth Arms.DESCRIPTION
1 Bassetts Cottage is an attractive semi-detached cottage of stone elevations under a slate roof. The cottage is set in a good-sized plot and also has the benefit of a large garage/workshop.ACCOMMODATION
An open porch and front door leads directly into the LIVING ROOM, a double aspect room with exposed ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplace with bread oven and wood burning stove with back boiler. A door leads into a small inner hall with turning stairs to the first floor and door to KITCHEN with under-stairs storage cupboard and fitted with a range of cream painted units with timber worktop, Belfast sink, space and plumbing for dish washer and space for range style cooker with hood over. Understairs storage cupboard. The BOOT ROOM has a stone tiled floor, worktop, coat hanging space and stable door to outside. The BATHROOM has a tiled floor and is fitted with a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and pedestal wash basin.
From the inner hall a turning staircase leads to a part GALLERIED LANDING with airing cupboard. BEDROOM ONE is a large double room with dual aspect outlook and a Victorian cast iron fireplace. Please note that bedroom one was formerly two rooms and was created by the removal of an interior wall, which could easily be re-instated to create an additional bedroom. BEDROOM TWO is a smaller double room.OUTSIDE
The property is approached from the lane onto a good sized parking and turning area. There is a good-sized GARAGE/WORKSHOP (23' x 13') with power and light connected and to the side is an enclosed gravelled and paved area with GREENHOUSE. To the side of the driveway is a raised area of garden with raised beds.NOTE
Please note that the adjoining cottage (No. 2 Bassetts Cottages) has the benefit of a right of way over the property for access.VIEWING
Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.DIRECTIONS
From Umberleigh proceed south on the A377 towards Exeter. Continue for about 4 miles and at Kingford ignore the first right turn (signposted to High Bickington and Burrington) and take the second right turn. Continue up the hill and the cottage will be found soon after on the right.SERVICES
Mains electricity, private water and drainage.