Curzland Cottage is set amongst beautiful, unspoilt countryside on the western side of the highly attractive Taw Valley. The property is just under a mile from the village of Burrington which has a parish Church and a village shop. The small town of Chulmleigh is about 4 miles and offers a further range of amenities and schooling to secondary level. The larger market town of South Molton and the regional centre of Barnstaple are 13 miles respectively with the Cathedral City of Exeter about 26 miles to the south east.
There are numerous footpaths and bridleways within easy reach of the property, further enhancing the appeal to equestrian buyers.DESCRIPTION
Curzland Cottage is a beautifully presented character property together with an adjoining paddock and useful outbuildings making it ideal for equestrian use. The cottage has been very sympathetically improved and remodelled by the current owners and now also has the benefit of planning permission to utilise an adjacent barn to extend the existing accommodation and also create an annexe.ACCOMMODATION
A door leads into the BOOT ROOM with a slate floor, glazed roof and plenty of room for coats and boots. To the side is a SHOWER ROOM with a slate floor, WC, wash basin, shower cubicle and heated towel radiator. The KITCHEN/DINING ROOM is an impressive room with vaulted ceiling, slate floor, bespoke painted pine units with slate worktops, island unit, double bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and slate worktops to the side. Further unit with built in electric cooker and hob with timber worktop. Oil fired Rayburn. An INNER HALL has a painted brick floor and corner storage cupboard. The LIVING ROOM has a stone fireplace with brick hearth and wood burning stove, exposed wall timbers, creamer niche and views towards Burrington. The front HALL has a tiled floor and part glazed stable door to outside. BEDROOM THREE is on the ground floor and is a double room with Victorian fireplace and surround, built in shelves and under-stairs cupboard.
On the FIRST FLOOR the landing has doors off to BEDROOM ONE, a double room with fine views, exposed wall timbers and cupboard housing the hot water tank. BEDROOM TWO is also a double room with fine views. The BATHROOM is fitted with a modern suite.OUTSIDE
The property is approached over a long access drive (shared with one other property) to a parking and turning area to the front of the cottage. Adjacent to the cottage is a large stone and cob BARN, currently providing very useful storage and workshop areas as well as stabling. At the lower end of the barn is a useful UTILITY ROOM/TACK ROOM with plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer.
To the rear of the cottage and barn is a large, mature garden laid to lawn with some mature trees and a sheltered sitting out area next to the cottage. A path leads through the garden to a YARD with timber-framed STABLE (14'7" x 12'7"), FIELD SHELTER (11'5" x 11'3") which in turn leads out into the gently sloping PADDOCK with the whole property amounting to about 1.75 ACRES.PLANNING PERMISSION
Planning permission (Ref: 66224) was granted on 10th April 2019 to convert the barn adjacent to the cottage to ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATION AND ANNEXE. Plans indicate the creation of a UTILITY ROOM, TWO GUEST BEDROOMS, SHOWER ROOM and a large SITTING ROOM as additional accommodation to the cottage with a self-contained ANNEXE at the southern end of the barn comprising a KITCHEN, LIVING/DINING ROOM on the ground floor with a double BEDROOM and BATHROOM on the first floor. Plans and documents relating to the permission are available at northdevon.gov.uk .SERVICES
Mains electricity, private water (borehole) and drainage system. Oil fired central heating via radiators.VIEWING
Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.DIRECTIONS
From the A377 at Kingford take the turning signposted to High Bickington and Burrington. Continue to the top of the hill, turn left at Week Parks Cross and then take the next left at Week Cross towards Burrington. Continue for just over a mile and at Five Oaks Cross turn right signposted to Pavington. Stay on this lane for about two miles and the entrance drive that leads to Curzland will be found on the left.