A charming cottage located within a small hamlet not far from the coast betwixt Barnstaple and Braunton. The property benefits from a good sized garden and character accommodation. The cottage is in need of some updating and offers undoubted potential for improvement and extension subject to planning.
• A charming cottage in need of improvement
• Character accommodation with undoubted potential
• Hamlet location in country setting
• Easy access to Barnstaple, Ilfracombe and Braunton
• Front entrance porch leading to entrance hall
• Sitting Room with feature fireplace having open grate
• Dining Room with feature fireplace (potential Kitchen Diner)
• Galley style Kitchen
• Feature stone fireplaces with bread ovens
• Wooden internal doors
• Exposed wood floors and ceiling beams
• 3 first floor bedrooms
• Ground floor bathroom with separate shower and WC
• Gas Radiator Central Heating
• Set in approximately 1/3 of an acre
• Double Glazing to the majority of windows
• Garage and good parking for a number of vehicles
• Countryside views
• Peaceful hamlet setting
• Potential for extension subject to planning
• Ideal as a full time residence or second home
• Small paddock may be available by separate negotiation
Rose Dene, is a traditionally constructed double fronted period cottage in need of updating being offered for sale with no onward going chain and arranged as follows; on the ground floor a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, shower room and cloakroom. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms. All gas radiator central heated with most windows being double glazed and enhanced by many pleasing period features which include two stone fireplaces with inset woodburners, latch doors, exposed beams and timbers. Outside are good sized gardens, generous parking area to the front of the cottage with useful garage and small stone outbuilding. The gardens extend to the side (where there is potential to extend subject to planning permission) with sun terrace and steps leading to an area of levelled garden with large feature summerhouse and deck with potential for use as artist’s studio or conversion to home office.
The accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):-
Entrance Porch: With double glazed windows and part glazed entrance door. Part glazed front door off leading to
Hallway: With staircase off and doors to sitting room and dining room
Sitting Room: 13' 9 x 11' 6 (4.19m x 3.50m) with corner aspect, feature stone fireplace with inset grate and bread oven, book shelves, wall safe, radiator with cover and door off to rear hall
Dining Room (with Kitchen off): 14' 1 x 12' 9 (4.29m x 3.88m) with corner aspect, feature stone fireplace with bread oven, exposed beams, under stairs cupboard and radiator (this room has undoubted potential as a family kitchen) and stable door off to
Galley Kitchen: 14' 8 x 5' 8 (4.47m x 1.72m) with range of units comprising cupboards and drawers, worktops with splash backs, gas hob with electric cooker below, stainless sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge and freezer, modern gas boiler and hatch to rear hall
Rear Hall / Study Area: With bathroom area off including cloakroom, bathroom and shower rooms
Bathroom: Comprising a corner bath with mixer shower tap, pedestal wash basin with mono bloc mixer tap, tiled splash back surrounds, ladder radiator, glass shelved recess and ceiling down lights
Shower Room: Being tiled with electric shower and folding screen door
Cloakroom: With low level WC, pedestal wash basin, built in cupboard and window
Staircase leading to First Floor Landing: With antique cart shaft hand rail, window and wooden latch doors off
Bedroom 1: 14' 2 x 11' 9 (4.32m x 3.58m) with corner aspect, wall lights, exposed wood floor, radiator and built-in wardrobes.
Bedroom 2: 14' 5 x 8' 7 (4.39m x 2.61m) with corner aspect, boxed in water tank, radiator and built in cupboards
Bedroom 3: 11' 4 reducing to 6’ 4 x 7' 5 (3.45m reducing to 1.93m x 2.26m) with radiator and high ledge recess
Outside: The property is set in approximately 1/3 of an acre and approached from the lane via twin timber gates leading to paved driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles and access to
Timber Garage and small stone Outbuilding.
A pathway leads up to the front door and around the side of the cottage. To the front of the cottage is a feature stone wall, hedging, flower bed with an open well with grill cover, feature shrubs, lawn extending to the side, greenhouse, Propane gas storage tank serving the boiler, concealed septic tank. The side garden also features a paved sun terrace, a stepped pathway leads via a wicket gate to elevated rear garden laid mainly to lawn with selection of mature trees, fenced and hedged boundaries.
There is a large timber summerhouse with sun deck, this would be ideal as a studio or potentially a home office.
Council Tax: Currently Band ‘D’
Services: Mains electric and water, propane gas tank supplying central heating boiler and gas hob. Drainage is to a septic tank.
Directions: Leave Barnstaple on the A361 towards Braunton. Passing through two sets of traffic lights. Turn right at the third set of traffic lights opposite ‘Devonshire Motors’ in to Chaddiford Lane, signposted towards Bradiford, at the end of the road turn left at the ‘T’ junction and follow the lane through Bradiford out of town towards Prixford. Pass through Prixford and Guineford following the lane, take a left at ‘Gypsy Corner’ signposted Middle Marwood, follow the lane up the hill then take the next left leading into the hamlet. The cottage is the first on the left.