SOLD BY JAMES TAYLOR – THE AGENCY UK, similar properties required… A newly renovated cottage in the heart of Chudleigh. 2 Double bedrooms, bathroom, open plan living area, new kitchen with appliances, sunny and secluded garden
SOLD BY JAMES TAYLOR – THE AGENCY UK, similar properties required… A newly renovated and charming cottage in the heart of Chudleigh. 2 Double bedrooms, bathroom, open plan living area, new kitchen with appliances, sunny and secluded garden. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
This beautifully renovated cottage is located in one of the oldest streets in Chudleigh, only a short walk from the town centre. Chudleigh is a popular Devon town for good reason, with a vibrant and active community there is always something going on, and the town is ideally situated to take advantage of the beaches, watersports and outdoor pursuits afforded by the South Devon coast and the rugged hills of Dartmoor. Chudleigh benefits from a good range of independent shops plus two convenience stores, cafes, pubs, fish and chip shop, and restaurant, as well as a weekly market selling local produce. Several takeaway food vans also visit on a regular basis. The local primary school is well supported and has a good Ofsted rating. Secondary schools are located in Kingsteignton and independent schools in Teignmouth and Stover, Newton Abbot.
Conveniently situated, Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth are all within commuting distance thanks to Chudleigh’s close proximity to both the A38 and the A380. There is a regular bus service to Exeter. Mainline rail links to London Paddington are available from Newton Abbot and Teignmouth. Exeter Airport serves national and international destinations.
Believed to have been constructed in around 1780 this characterful cottage has been beautifully renovated throughout with a high standard of finish, and is located within the Chudleigh Conservation Area. Work carried out includes a full re-wire, re-plumb, new central heating system, new kitchen with appliances, refurbished bathroom, new woodwork and doors, insulated relined and plastered walls, new floor coverings and complete redecoration, The ground floor now has an open plan layout to maximise space, upstairs are the two double bedrooms and bathroom. The property is double glazed throughout and is for sale with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Entering through the freshly painted solid wood front door there is a useful entrance vestibule with space to hang coats and store shoes. A door leads on into the spacious open plan living area where practical wood effect laminate flooring has been fitted throughout the ground floor. The lounge area has a window to the front and an open fireplace with wooden mantle and slate tiled hearth. If desired, a wood burning stove and chimney liner could be fitted, although the cottage is very warm as it is thanks to the efficient new central heating system and addition of insulation to the walls and roof. The kitchen is divided from the sitting room by a large peninsular with breakfast bar. New units are finished in a stylish dark grey color with ‘butchers block’ effect work surfaces. New appliances include a ceramic hob with extractor over and electric oven with grill below, an integrated fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, plus an undercounter washing machine. There are more than enough power sockets to supply all the kitchen gadgets you might want, with a black chrome finish. A wooden stable door leads to the rear garden.
Stairs from the living area lead to the first floor landing. The bathroom is fully tiled with wood effect vinyl flooring and features a modern white suite with chrome fittings. A corner shower cubicle has an electric shower, and there is a chrome heated towel rail. There are two double bedrooms. The main bedroom is to the front and is of a generous proportions with a pleasant outlook over some lovely old buildings and green areas. The second bedroom is also a double and looks over the rear garden. Again, plenty of power points have been fitted, many with USB outlets. New carpets have been fitted to the stairs and bedrooms. A loft hatch gives access to a large roof space.
As you exit the kitchen through the stable door you are sheltered by the bathroom above providing a handy covered area. Steps take you up to the garden level which has been cleared ready for the new owners to put their own stamp on it. The garden is surrounded by attractive stone walling and a wooden deck has been fitted in the corner with enough space for garden furniture and a barbeque. The garden faces south-west and so gets a good amount of sun throughout much of the day. For those with a car there is some on-street parking in Old Exeter Street as well as on nearby Woodway Street, Colway Lane and Bottle Bridge Hill. Permits are also available for the town centre carpark, only a short walk away.
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central Heating and Double Glazing.
Teignbridge District Council – 01626 361101
Chudleigh is located a short distance south of Exeter on the A38 Devon Expressway with junctions to the north and south of the town. From the town centre the property is located about half way up Old Exeter Street on the left.
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