Take a tour around this charming and characterful cottage available for sale in Chudleigh, Devon, UK
A walk-through tour of this charming, characterful and surprisingly spacious 3 bedroom cottage located in Chudleigh, a small and friendly Devon town located between Dartmoor National Park and the south Devon coast, within easy reach of Exeter.
Sold by James Taylor-The Agency UK Teignbridge. A charming 3 bedroom terraced cottage in the older part of Chudleigh on a friendly street. 3 Double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, study, & lawned garden with garden room.
Sold by James Taylor-The Agency UK Teignbridge. A charming and surprisingly spacious 3 bedroom terraced character cottage in the older part of Chudleigh on a friendly street. 3 Double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, study, & lawned garden with garden room.
One of the oldest streets in Chudleigh, Old Exeter Street is a friendly and neighbourly street within Chudleigh conservation area and close to the amenities of the town centre.
Chudleigh is a popular Devon town for good reason, with a vibrant and active community there is always something going on or to get involved in, and the town is ideally situated between 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 & chip shop, a restaurant, as well as a weekly market selling local produce. Several quality takeaway food vans also visit on a regular basis. St Martin & St Mary Church is well supported and holds regular services.
There are opportunities for all types of water sports at nearby Teignmouth or Torbay, where there is also a deep water marina. The walks, pubs and Tors of Dartmoor are only a short drive away. There are several golf clubs in the area, Teign Valley, Dainton, and Teignmouth.
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. Grammar schools can be found in Torquay with a bus service available from Chudleigh.
Chudleigh is conveniently located for commuting to Torbay, Exeter or Plymouth with easy access to the A38 and A380, dual carriageways, and also for access to the rest of the country via the M5 motorway at Exeter. There are regular local bus services and mainline rail station in Newton Abbot and Teignmouth linking to London Paddington in around 3 hours. Exeter has an airport flying to national and international destinations.
This charming and characterful cottage is thought to date from the mid 1600’s. The property is deceptively spacious having been thoughtfully added to in 2005 with a timber clad extension to the rear of the ground floor. There are many interesting features within the property giving it a warm and homely feel that you can only get with properties of this age and type.
Accommodation comprises of a spacious living room, study, kitchen, utility cupboard and dining room to the ground floor. Upstairs are three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. To the rear of the house is a courtyard area with a gate and shared access to the street for bicycles and bins etc. There is also a generous lawned garden with a garden room to the far end.
If you are looking for an older character property in a popular and friendly town then this one is well worth your consideration.
The painted wood front door leads into the living room. This is a spacious room with a lovely feel to it and many period features, such as the ceiling beam, and recessed stone fireplace with wood-burning stove fitted. The two original style windows both with window seats to the front bring plenty of light into the room. A plank and ledge door with a leaded stain glass window featuring a rose design next to it leads on to the hallway where a turned staircase rises to the first floor with storage below. Off the hallway is the study/home office with a window to the rear, and a utility cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine.
The hallway then leads to the kitchen which is in part of the single storey extension to the rear and looks out over the rear courtyard through a long double glazed window divided into four panels. There are storage units to both sides with solid wooden worktops over with an inset stainless sink and drainer below the windows and an inset gas hob to the far end. On the rear wall are also over counter storage units, along with an integrated oven/grill and microwave. There is space for an undercounter dishwasher and fridge, and there is a breakfast bar with space for two stools.
The smart Oak effect flooring continues through to the dining room just beyond the kitchen. This is a lovely room fully glazed to two sides and overlooking the garden. With southerly and westerly elevations it also benefits from the sun throughout much of the day. Glazed patio doors open the room to the garden. Between the kitchen and dining room is the ground floor WC.
Upstairs are the three double bedrooms and bathroom. All the doors are of the plank and ledge type that complement the age and character of the property. Bedrooms 1 and 3 are to the front with built in wardrobes in bedroom 1. Bedroom 2 looks to the rear. The bathroom is part tiled and fitted with a white suite with chrome fittings including a bath with shower over, wash basin and WC. To the floor are painted floorboards and there is an exposed ceiling beam next to the Velux window. In the wall separating the bathroom to the hallway is a lovely leaded and stained glass window featuring a rose design matching the downstairs stained glass panel.
The generous garden to the rear of the property has paved courtyard area immediately to the rear of the house with a gate leading to a shared access back to the street, ideal for moving bins, bicycles and anything else that you don’t want to bring through the house. Sleeper steps lead past the dining room up to the level lawned part of garden. To the northern boundary is a lovely old stone wall and to the southern boundary is a wooden panel fence with flower and shrub boarder. At the far end of the garden is a garden room with power and light. Being slightly raised with a southerly and westerly aspect the garden gets the best of the sun throughout the day.
Council Tax: Council Tax band C – for the 01/04/2022 to 31/03/2023 financial year is approx. £1,926
Services: Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating.
Local Authority: Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Rd, Newton Abbot TQ12 4XX, 01626 361101.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the selling agent: James Taylor – The Agency UK Teignbridge.
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