Bishops Nympton
£375,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A very impressive and beautifully presented detached period property set towards the edge of the village. Hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, scullery, cloakroom, three double bedrooms (one en-suite) and family bathroom. Garden and parking. EPC Exempt.

Situation

Crosse Cottage is set towards the western edge of the popular and traditional Devon village of Bishops Nympton. At the heart of the village is the parish church of St Mary the Virgin, with its dramatically tall west tower, it has been described by British Listed Buildings as 'one of the stateliest of North Devon'. The parish hall, opened in 2011 has become a focal point for the village, hosting a variety of regular village and community events and is home to the popular community shop and Post Office. The highly regarded village primary school incorporates a purpose built nursery unit and accepts children from 2-11 years.

The popular market town of South Molton is approximately 3 miles to the west and provides a comprehensive range of amenities. The A361 bypasses the town and provides brisk passage to the M5 and Tiverton Parkway train station (London Paddington 1h 57m)

Description

Crosse Cottage is a beautifully presented, tastefully appointed, detached, Grade II listed Devon cottage which has benefited from significant improvement in recent years. Formerly 2 or 3 cottages, the property is believed to date from the seventeenth century and exudes character, charm and period features, including exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces. The property has many recent well-considered and thoughtful improvements, including a new central heating system and boiler (2018) and a modern family bathroom. Additionally, all windows have been replaced with high-quality, bespoke, wood-framed double-glazing. There is private off-road parking and a lovely cottage garden, completing this beautiful period property.

Accommodation

The porthole design front door opens into the welcoming ENTRANCE HALL with tiled floor and door into the CLOAKROOM with tiled floor, WC, basin and boiler. The SITTING ROOM has a large inglenook fireplace as its focal point, with a basket on an open hearth, canopy over and bread oven, There are three windows, each with seating beneath, recessed book shelving/cabinet, exposed beams and oak flooring, enclosed staircase to first floor with cupboard beneath. The DINING ROOM has plenty of space for entertaining, with large inglenook fireplace and bread oven, two windows with seating beneath, two recessed book shelves/cabinets, exposed beams and solid flooring. The bright KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with slate tiled floor and fitted with a range of modern, base units, worktop over and matching wall units, electric Aga, space for dining table and large glazed double doors leading out to the patio. The SCULLERY with slate floor and fitted with modem units with worktop over, feature dresser style shelving, 1 bowl sink, drainer and mixer tap, space/ plumbing for dishwasher/washing machine, stable door leading outside.

Stairs lead up to the part GALLERIED LANDING, with windows overlooking the church and its grounds, airing cupboard, bedrooms and family bathroom, all enjoying a southerly aspect. The MASTER BEDROOM is a double room and has the benefit of an attached dressing room. BEDROOM TWO is a double room, inset wardrobe/cupboard, with recently installed ensuite shower room, comprising; large shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail. BEDROOM THREE is also a double room, currently used as a study and library. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a recently fitted light suite, comprising; panelled 'b-shaped' bath with electric shower over, basin and WC.

Outside

The front garden is laid to gravel, for ease of maintenance, also giving the property a contemporary appearance. To the side of the house is the pretty courtyard garden, enjoying a south and westerly aspect, the garden is encompassed by a drystone wall, adorned by a variety of plants and shrubs, offering a good deal of privacy, there is ample space for outside dining. Opposite the house, there is a gravelled parking area, with space for two vehicles and storage (planning permission for a single garage - now lapsed).

Services

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating via radiators (controlled by a 'smart' thermostat and 'App'. Fibre Broadband. Modern security system, inc: internal motion sensors, alarm and optional remote monitoring.

Viewing

Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572 263.

Directions

From South Molton take the B3227 east, toward Bish Mill whereupon take the right turn opposite The Mill Inn signed to Bishops Nympton, follow this road to the top of the hill and at Silcombe Cross take the right turn signposted to Bishops Nympton. Continue into the village and after passing the primary school take the next right turn into West Street and after a short distance the property will be found on the right.

01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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