Ottery, Nr Tavistock

Sold STC £325,000

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This charming Duke of Bedford cottage is situated in the peaceful hamlet of Ottery, not far from Tavistock and benefits from gardens totalling 0.35 acres with numerous outbuildings - a gardeners dream! The cottage itself has been previously extended on the ground floor providing additional space for a kitchen, giving an open plan sitting/dining room to the front. These rooms are full of character, with exposed beams and stonework, log burner and a banquette dining area. Upstairs are two bedrooms, with the main room at the front having far reaching views over surrounding countryside. There is also a shower room on the first floor.

The external elements to this property are what really sets it apart from others, to the rear is a good size detached utility/boot room with steps leading up to a large sunroom overlooking the garden. The rear gardens are level with a mixture of mature trees and shrubs providing some shaded areas to sit. Opposite the front of the property is a large level gated plot totaling 0.25 acres which has a driveway for multiple vehicles and a double garage. There are various sheds and outbuildings including a studio, chicken coop and greenhouses, with raised beds for keen vegetable growers and plenty of space for anyone wanting to keep livestock. The rest of the plot is laid to lawn and enclosed by hedging with some pleasant views.

PVCu entrance door gives access to:

Painted exposed stone wall with step up to:

5.851m x 3.555m (19'2" x 11'7") extending to 4.129m (13'6") in dining area
Open plan living room with decorative fireplace with former cloam oven, granite lintel with inset multi fuel burner, recess with cupboards and fitted shelves over, exposed beamed ceiling, staircase to first floor, double glazed window to front with window seat, two radiators, dining area has fitted bench seating with storage under, double glazed window to rear, exposed painted walls, opening to:

ouble glazed door to rear, door to:

3.561m x 2.079m (11'8" x 6'9")
Fitted with a range of base units and drawers under roll edge work surfaces, matching wall cupboards and tiled surrounds, inset one and a half bowl sink unit in white with mixer tap, oil fired central heating boiler, slot in electric cooker, radiator, double glazed window to side.

Access to roof space.

3.724m x 2.645m (12'2" x 8'8")
Double glazed window to front with deep sill, fitted wardrobes to one wall with overhead cupboards, over stairs storage cupboard, radiator.

3.337m x 2.030m (10'11" x 6'7") widening to 2.891m (9'5")
Double glazed window to rear, radiator.

Suite in white comprising shower cubicle with electric shower and glazed screen, low flush WC, wash hand basin set in vanity area with cupboard under, double glazed window to rear, radiator.

To the rear is a small courtyard with pedestrian access for adjoining cottages, steps lead up to garden, outside tap and light, double glazed door from courtyard gives access to:

4.422m x 2.115m (14'6" x 6'11")
Storage cupboard to one wall, work surface with cupboards under and matching wall cupboards, stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, extractor fan, double glazed window to front.

There are large gardens to the rear with good sized paved and gravel patio leading to lawn with mature trees and bushes including apple tree, storage shed, oil tank and:

3.663m x 2.877m (12'0" x 9'5")
Triple aspect double glazed window to front and sides, power and light, double glazed door.

Small paved area to front with small shed, gate to the lane.

Double five bar gates give access to a C shaped driveway with parking for several cars, double garage, good sized lawn area and vegetable garden with raised beds to to the side of garage is a wood store, hen house, outside tap, two green houses, three further timber sheds.

2.384m x 1.696m (7'9" x 5'6")
Double glazed window to the front and sides, further store behind 1.752m x 1.177m (5'8" x 3'10")

5.543m x 4.326m (18'2" x 14'2")
Up and over door, power and light, pedestrian door to rear. 

Please note there is a right of way at the back of the property for neighbouring cottages and the plot in front of the house is across the road.

Mains electric/water and oil central heating. The property has a private cesspit.      

We understand the property is in band 'B' for council tax purposes by internet enquiry with West Devon Borough Council.    

By appointment with Kirby Estate Agents on 01822 612010.        

These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale.     


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