IDYLLIC THATCHED COTTAGE WITH LAND
Charming and beautifully presented 3 bedroomed Grade II listed thatched cottage sitting in its own stunning grounds. This lovely home has wonderful views down the Little Dart Valley and is set amongst the rolling hills of Mid Devon.
The current owners have refurbished the cottage to an excellent standard and have created a modern light and airy feel while retaining all of the original character features enhanced by using high quality materials, oak finger latch doors and a new oak staircase. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with bread oven make this a lovely main or second home capable of producing a letting income.
Downstairs there is a tiled entrance hall with a cloakroom. The lovely beamed sitting room with an inglenook fireplace housing a multifuel Clearview wood burner, original bread oven has a heavy wood lintel that provides a real focal point. The impressive 24 ft. country style kitchen with tiled flooring has a good range of fitted units finished off with stylish granite worktops. There is a Belfast sink, an oil fired Aga and an island unit. The dual aspect windows make this kitchen very sunny and from here there are lovely views over the valley and of the garden. Off the kitchen is a useful large walk in larder cupboard. Stone style tiled flooring extends into the utility/boot room. Leading from here is a stunning Green Oak ‘Garden Room’ which overlooks the pretty garden. This attractive vaulted room is heated via a Clearview multistove and has underfloor heating. The French windows lead to a large terrace for outside dining, an ornamental pond and more flower beds.
Upstairs there is a large light and airy galleried landing which takes you to a fabulous master bedroom with its own impressive ensuite shower room. On this floor there is also a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a spacious family bathroom.
The gardens are one of the main features of this delightful cottage, it extends to approx. 2 acres and surrounds the house. Impeccably cared for and are a delight for any keen gardener. There are an abundance of well stocked flower beds, mature borders, original stone paths, seating areas and lawns. The vegetable garden contains raised vegetable and soft fruit borders, fruit trees an orchard, vegetable garden, more lawns, useful sheds, polytunnel and a greenhouse.
From the road the tarmacked drive which is flanked by wild flowers, takes you to a parking and turning area where there is a modern 4 unit timber garage/workshop/stable block which also provides secure storage and the filtration plant for the bore hole.
Mains electricity, Private water via a bore hole, Private drainage, oil fired central heating.
West Burridge is situated in a quiet area of Devon, midway between Dartmoor and Exmoor. The village of Chawleigh approx. 3 miles has a village store and pub. The small town of Chulmleigh, about 6 miles away, has a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants an excellent primary and secondary schools, library, gym and health centre. The market town of South Molton is also accessible about 10 miles to the north.
The main transport routes serving the area are the A377 Taw Valley Road linking Exeter to Barnstaple past Chulmleigh and also the Tarka Railway Line which stops at Eggesford Station and picturesquely follows the river to Barnstaple in the north and Exeter in the south. The north Devon link road, the A361 is about 9 miles to the east giving access to Tiverton Parkway mainline railway station and the motorway network.
From Exeter take the A377 towards Barnstaple, proceed until you reach Eggesford train station, turn right onto the B3042 signposted Chawleigh/Witheridge. Proceed approximately two miles into Chawleigh village. Keep on the B3042 for another 2 miles and turn the second left at Burridge Moor signposted Cheldon. Continue for approx. 1 mile and before the road goes downhill the cottage will be immediately on your right.