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Kings Nympton, Umberleigh
£299,500 | 2 bedrooms

Property features

• Large Kitchen/Dining room
• Sitting Room
• Rear Hall/Study
• Cloakroom
• Two Double Bedrooms
• Two En-Suite Bathrooms
• Garage/Workshop
• Walled Garden

Jays cottage is set towards the edge of the popular and award winning village of Kings Nympton which has an excellent public house, The Grove Inn, primary school, church and village hall and is set amidst unspoilt rolling countryside. The area offers a wealth of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling, fishing on the Rivers Mole and Taw and golf at Libbaton and the nearby Highbullen Country Hotel and leisure complex. There is also a train station on the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka line about two miles away at Kings Nympton Station.
Kings Nympton is five miles from the thriving market town of South Molton which offers an excellent range of shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including schooling to secondary level and weekly pannier and stock markets. The town is bypassed by the A361 North Devon Link Road which provides an excellent link to the North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple to the west and Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the east. There is a main line railway station at Tiverton Parkway with an intercity service to London Paddington (just over 2 hours).

Jays Cottage is a delightful period cottage and was formally a village shop. Forming part of a Grade II listed building, the cottage has been sympathetically improved over the years and retains many appealing period features. There is a single garage with a useful workshop area to the side and a very pleasant walled garden to the rear.

A stable door leads into the large KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with slate floor and fitted with a range of painted, custom made base units with slate worktop over, Belfast sink with mixer tap, built in electric cooker with hob over, concealed space for dishwasher, electric Aga and a walk in larder with shelving and space for fridge freezer. There is ample space for a dining table and a sitting/lounge area. The STUDY AREA/REAR HALL has a flagstone floor and exposed timbers, shelving and glazed double doors to the garden as well as a door into the GARAGE/WORKSHOP. The CLOAKROOM has a WC and hand basin. The cosy SITTING ROOM has a slate flagstone floor, built in cupboard, inglenook fireplace with wood burner and glazed double doors to the garden.

On the first floor the LANDING has shelving and door off to BEDROOM ONE, a double room with two built in wardrobes and an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with part tiled walls, panelled bath with electric shower over, WC, pedestal wash basin and built in cupboard. BEDROOM TWO is also a double room with glazed double doors to the BALCONY running along the full length of the rear of the cottage and which has views over the neighbouring church with countryside beyond. The second bedroom also has an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with part tiled walls, panelled bath, electric shower and screen, WC and pedestal wash basin.

The enclosed walled courtyard garden is accessed either from the sitting room or the rear study/ hall. It is a very appealing and private space with traditional cobbles and stone walls with climbers and shrubs.

The GARAGE/WORKSHOP has a fitted workbench, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, timber double doors to the front and personal door into the cottage.

Jays Cottage does not have an entry on the Listed Buildings Register in its own right but it is understood that it originally formed part of an adjoining cottage which is a Grade II listed building (The Nest).

Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.

From the centre of Kings Nympton facing The Grove Inn public house, turn left and continue on this road towards the edge of the village. Jays cottage will soon be found on the left.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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