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Bedrooms: 4
A highly appealing thatched cottage with superb annexe, stables and land set close to a popular village. Kitchen/breakfast room, utility, sitting room, conservatory, 3 bedrooms (1 En-Suite) and bathroom. Excellent 1 bed annexe. Mature gardens with swimming pool, double garage/workshop, stables and paddock. Total about 2.53 acres. EPC band E. Freehold. Council Tax Band E.


Brimley Cottage is perfectly situated in a stunning location with no immediate neighbours only a short distance to the west of the sought after village of Chittlehampton. The village has a fine church, which dominates the Square and has the second tallest church tower in Devon. There is also a primary school, Post Office/general stores and popular public house, The Bell Inn.

The market town of South Molton is six miles to the east and is able to meet most everyday requirements with a health centre, bank, Post Office, good range of shops, a supermarket, garage, restaurant and pubs. A wider range of facilities and commercial venues are available in the regional centre of Barnstaple, about 7.5 miles to the north-west. Both Exmoor National Park to the north east, the Dartmoor National Park to the south and the renowned North Devon coastline are all within easy reach by car.


Brimley Cottage is a fine property located in a peaceful setting only a short distance from a very popular village. The cottage is well presented throughout and whilst not being a listed building offers plenty of character. The property has been further enhanced by a purpose built and excellent single storey annexe, that could suit a dependant relative or be incorporated within the existing accommodation if required.

There are enclosed, south-facing mature gardens with swimming pool, productive orchard and vegetable garden and a very useful double garage/workshop. Set across the country lane that passes the cottage is a superb stable block and pasture paddocks.

The Main Cottage

A stable door leads directly into the KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with tiled floor and fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with worktops over, dual bowl sink unit with mixer tap, 4 ring gas hob, integrated fridge, dishwasher and microwave. Fitted dresser unit and matching island unit and a recess houses a solid fuel Rayburn range cooker. Built-in cloaks cupboard. The UTILITY ROOM has a fitted broom cupboard, pine unit with 1 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer and upright fridge/freezer. Off this room is a fully-tiled CLOAKROOM with WC and vanity wash basin.

The spacious SITTING ROOM has a large inglenook fireplace with bread oven, slate hearth and wood burning stove, timber flooring, exposed stonework and stairs to the first floor. A stable door leads into the CONSERVATORY/GARDEN ROOM which has a tiled floor, slate shelving, part glass roof and a lovely garden outlook.

On the FIRST FLOOR the LANDING has exposed roof timbers, display shelving and part exposed stone chimney breast. Doors lead off to THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS and the BATHROOM. BEDROOM 1 has a fitted double wardrobe and dressing table, window seat, low-level shelving and an EN-SUITE SHOWER with tiled shower cubicle and WC. BEDROOM TWO has exposed roof timbers, low level pine panelling and a vanity wash basin. BEDROOM THREE has a walk-in wardrobe, vanity wash basin and window seat. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a panelled bath, WC and bidet, twin vanity wash basins, heated towel rail and walk in airing cupboard.

The Annexe

Glazed double doors lead into the SITTING ROOM with an ornamental fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. Glazed double doors lead into the spacious KITCHEN/DINING ROOM which is fitted with a good range of matching wall and base units with worktop over, 1 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated appliances include an electric oven with 4 ring gas hob over, fridge and dishwasher. Space for freezer and large, shelved larder cupboard. A door leads into a DOUBLE BEDROOM with built in cupboard and a door to an EN-SUITE WET ROOM with mixer shower, large vanity wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and airing cupboard. Return door to Kitchen/dining room.


From the country lane a gated entrance leads into a gravelled parking and turning area and to the DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP (29' x 20'7) with fitted work bench and shelving. To the front of the cottage is a paved veranda with an outlook over the attractive, front gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with planted borders, paved pathways, SUMMERHOUSE and heated SWIMMING POOL.

Beyond the garage/workshop is a further area of lawned garden/orchard with greenhouse and a productive vegetable garden, fruit cages and fenced chicken run with chicken house.

Set just across the lane is an excellent block built STABLE BLOCK with power and water connected. STABLE 1 (11'11 x 10'11) with adjoining STOREROOM (12' x 6') and STABLE 2 (11'1 x 10'9) with adjoining STOREROOM (11' x 6'). FEED STORE/TACK ROOM (17'4 x 13'4). There is an enclosed concrete yard to the front and two post and rail fenced paddocks. In total the property extends to 2.53 ACRES.


Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Solid fuel heating to the main house, oil fired heating to the annexe. Solar PV panels.


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


From Chittlehampton Square facing The Bell Inn turn right, continue to the end of the street to Townsend Cross and turn right signposted Stowford & Cobbaton. Follow this road out of the village and take the next left signposted to Hawkridge, Brimley Cottage is the next property on the left.

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01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

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

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