Property ID : 355
For Sale £425,000.00 - Cottage
Guide Price £425,000
iMoveEstates are happy to present an attractive Cottage in the idyllic location of Okehampton in Devon, EX20. Situated on the outskirt of the small village of Throwleigh, within a small hamlet, lies Aysh Cottage. With easy access both to the uplands of Dartmoor, the A30 for commuting, the local towns of Chagford (3miles) and Okehampton (8miles).
Aysh is a small hamlet on a quiet lane, leading to Aysh common and Throwleigh common. Throwleigh is a small quiet village with good access to the main roads, having an ancient parish church in the centre of the village, the village hall and small country inn, called the Northmore Arms. All are within walking distance from the cottage.
Although the cottage is in rural countryside, access to the A30 at Widdon Down (3miles) is good, enabling commuting to Exeter, Plymouth and the M5 with ease.
This 16 century cottage has been tastefully modernised without compromising its character. Styled along the pattern of the Devon Longhouse, this unique cottage blends the beauty of the Dartmoor countryside with a mature garden.
The cottage comprises a traditional farmworkers kitchen diner, a downstairs cloakroom, spacious pantry, lounge, conservatory and hobbies room on the ground floor.
Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom with South facing views. Full double glazing throughout.
A double garage and driveway, provide ample off-road parking. Whilst a spacious studio, opens up opportunity for a wide variety of uses.
What does Aysh cottage offer that is different:
By its location: Peace and quiet, a dark sky – enabling astronomy, a diverse variety of birds, fertile ground, open moorland, common land, tranquility, ample parking and environ allowing for creativity. The owner of this property has the ancient rights of the commoner which including among other things grazing and peat extraction rights. The current annual contribution to the Throwleigh commoner association is £5 and for non-grazing bi-annual payments made to the owner are currently £39. 41 per half year.
Entrance Porch: Half glazed door to a porch with tiled flooring, three windows to the south and a featured coloured glass bricks to the west. A secure double-glazed door opens to the kitchen/diner
Kitchen/Diner: 11ft x 10ft 6inches (3,36m x 3.20m) This traditional kitchen has a double glazed window overlooking the lawn with an oil fired Rayburn, electronically controlled, providing hot water, central heating and cooking. The fitted kitchen incorporates matching wall and base units, roll edged worktops, integrated fridge, shelving and a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap over a drainer. The tiled floor extends through the room into the cloakroom. Steps up to an additional door opening to a hallway.
Cloakroom: WC, storage units with inset hand basin and tiled splashback. An extractor fan and two fitted wall units. Space and pluming is provided for a washing machine. Double glazed window overlooking the garden.
Hallway: Radiator and fitted shelf with entrances to the pantry and living room.
Walk-in pantry: 8ft, 3inches x 7ft 7inches (2,51m x 2,32m) this room includes built in storage under the stairwell, fitted shelving and space for a freezer. Double glazed window north facing.
Lounge: 18ft 8inchs x 11ft ( 5,70m x 3,36m) Large inglenook fire place with granite cheeks and a slate tiled hearth, housing a 9kw wood burning stove. Exposed ceiling beams, recessed double glazed mullion windows (south facing) double radiator, picture rails and a door leads to a conservatory and hobbies room.
Conservatory: 11ft 10inches x 4ft 2inchs (3,61m x 1,26m) Double glazed windows, half-glazed door leading to the outside and a door leading to the hobbies room. Hobbies room: 11ft 7inchs x 6ft 8inches (3,53m x 2, 04) has a storage radiator and double glazed window (north facing) with steps up to bedroom 3.
Stairs and Landing: Door from the lounge reveals fully carpeted stairs to the first floor where there is hatch one to roof space. Radiator and access to two bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1: 11ft x 10ft 2inches (3,35m x 3,09m) Located to the east of the side of the house, overlooking the garden through double glazed mullion windows. 3 built in double wardrobes and electric storage radiator and hatch two to roof space.
Bathroom: Double glazed recess window facing the front aspect. A Carronite shower/bath with Mira shower and aqua board walls. WC, vanity storage unit with inset wash basin. Heated towel rail, drying cupboard with insulated immersion heater and linen storage area.
Bedroom 2: 13ft 5inches x 12ft 6inches (4,08m x 3,81m) currently used as additional area, fitted desk with built in storage. Fitted double wardrobe and drawer units. Double radiator and recessed double glazed window. South facing Door to bedroom 3.
Bedroom 3: 13ft 1inch x 7ft 2inch (3,99m x 2,19m). Recessed double glazed south facing window. Two radiators, (one night storage), with fitted work area / dressing unit.
Garden studio: 19ft 4inches x 14ft 6inches (5,89m x 4,42m) Built in 1950’s as an artist’s studio with north facing roof panels with casement windows of south and east aspects. Timber lined interiorly with 100mm insulation and larch cladding on the exterior. Power and light connected. This studio has been used for a variety of purposes from art to outside dining to craft classes.
Double garage: 19ft 7 inches x 15ft 5inches (5,96m x 470m) Detached with workbench, power and light connected. Twin up and over doors.
Gardens: Mature and developed main garden, well stocked with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees. A rockery, a 4 stepped wildlife pond, a stone terrace and a vegetable garden, requiring further cultivation in which the greenhouse/potting shed are located. A timber shed for garden storage and a stone store and stone woodsheds are located near the cottage. Opposite the property is an additional square of land which would have historically have been a vegetable garden. Mature shrubs and small bulbs occupy the borders.
Services: Mains water, private drainage, private well (currently not in use). Mains electricity, supplemented by solar power generated electricity. Telephone and broadband.
Viewing highly recommended and by appointment only please call a member of the iMoveEstates team today.