Horse Shoe Cottage is located in the pretty South Hams village of Broadhempston which has a village hall, community shop with post office, primary school, playing fields, church and two well-regarded public houses. It is a pleasant country village situated approximately 5 miles from Totnes and 6 miles from Newton Abbot and conveniently located to the A38 Devon Expressway providing speedy access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter. Meanwhile there are mainline railway stations both at Totnes and Newton Abbot with a link to London Paddington.DESCRIPTION
The property is situated in the heart of the village and is well placed to make the most of what the local community has to offer. The vendor has undertaken a thorough program of refurbishment including a new heating and hot water system, full rewiring and a new kitchen and bathroom. The property is now a beautifully presented character cottage with an open kitchen/sitting room, pantry, two double bedrooms and luxurious bathroom. The property also benefits from a private, enclosed garden with summer house and pergola.ACCOMMODATION
Upon entering the property is it is immediately noticeable the quality of the refurbishment carried out by the vendor. The open kitchen/sitting room is a beautiful space with oak flooring running throughout and a perfect blend of contemporary fixtures and fittings and traditional character features. The kitchen boasts a range of floor mounted units below oak worktops and tiled surrounds with an integrated oven, dishwasher, fridge and washer/dryer. An oak topped island with inset Belfast sink loosely divides the kitchen from the sitting area making this a sociable room. Leading from the kitchen is a useful pantry which provides additional storage and also houses the boiler. The cosy sitting area has a feature wood burning stove with granite lintel and slate hearth, characterful exposed stone wall and a window seat which overlooks the front of the property.
Stairs rise to the light, first floor landing leading to the two double bedrooms which both have a lovely outlook over the village and traditional column radiators. The master benefits from a built-in wardrobe, a characterful feature fireplace and dual aspect windows. The beautifully finished, luxurious bathroom is a real feature of the property with oak flooring, panelled and tiled surrounds and free-standing roll top bath with large overhead shower.OUTSIDE
A gate leads from the front of the property to the enclosed, mature garden which has a variety of trees and shrubs, providing a wealth of colour. There is a pond, private summer house and creeper-clad pergola which is perfect for alfresco dining.SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and drainage. LPG fired central heating.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101.
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.DIRECTIONS
From Totnes, head north on the A381/Newton Abbot road, turning left at the signpost for Littlehempston, just before the bridge to the Pig and Whistle. Follow the lane down and cross the stone bridges, under the railway trestle, and turn right at Littlehempston Cross, signed for Hemsford and Broadhempston. At Ford Bridge Cross, turn right and continue past Hemsford, following this lane, merging once, until you reach Vicarage Cross at Houndhead. Turn left and then immediately right and proceed into the village. Bear left at the village store where you will find Horse Shoe Cottage on the left shortly after The Monks Retreat.