The sought after Mid Devon village of Zeal Monachorum has amenities including church, popular country pub and leisure centre. The nearby village of Bow (2 miles) has primary schooling, doctor's surgery, pub and small supermarket. There is also a primary school, petrol station, post office and garage at Lapford (2 miles).
The larger towns of Crediton (9 miles) and Okehampton (10 miles) offer an excellent range of day-to-day facilities and amenities. The university and cathedral city of Exeter (16 miles) has all the amenities to be expected from a regional centre of its importance including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and recreational pursuits. Exeter has two mainline railway stations to Paddington and Waterloo as well as an international airport.Description
Oldlands is a Grade II Listed, semi-detached cottage of rendered cob and stone elevations under a thatched roof with tiled extension. It has a wealth of historic features including wooden beams and fine fireplaces. The house has a beautiful south facing garden, garage and off street parking.Accommodation
A wide gravel pathway leads to the entrance porch and hallway. Doors from the hallway lead to a large open plan kitchen/breakfast room with wall and floor mounted units with breakfast bar and a oil-fired Rayburn. From the kitchen a door leads into a dual aspect sitting room with a stone fireplace, multi fuel / wood burner, French doors opening onto the garden and stairs to the first floor. Off the other side of the entrance hallway is a family bathroom with a bath, sink and wc and a large study with French doors out to the garden.
Off the first floor landing are three bedrooms and a separate shower room with shower, wc and basin. The landing also has large double storage cupboards.Outside
The gardens can be accessed via the house from both the sitting room and the study as well as via the gravelled path from the front of the property. To the rear of the house is a stone paved sun terrace leading to a feature pond with stone and gravel surrounds. Wooden shed (7' x 5'). Towards the far end of the garden is a flat lawn with well-stocked borders. Summerhouse available by separate negotiation.
There is a pathway from the garden giving access to a single garage (16' x 7'7) with two off street parking spaces to the front. The garage and parking spaces are accessed over a small section of shared driveway.Services
Mains drainage, mains electricity and mains water. In addition to cooking, the oil-fired Rayburn provides hot water and central heating. Electric heater in the entrance hallway.
The thatch - The front thatch and ridge were renewed in 2017. The rear of the thatch was renewed in 2011.Directions
On leaving Exeter proceed on the A377 towards Crediton. Continue through Crediton and Copplestone, and at Morchard Road, fork left on the B3220 signposted Winkleigh. After approximately 1.7 miles, turn left at Stopgate Cross signposted Zeal Monachorum and Bow. On entering the village of Zeal Monachorum pass the church on the left and take the right hand turn signposted Bondleigh. After approximately 500 metres the property will be on your left.