24 Jul Idyllic cottage with outbuildings
If you’re looking for a charming period cottage in an idyllic North Devon village, then the Barnstaple branch of Collyers Properties may have just the thing…
2 Chimneys is the perfect chocolate box property – full of character, quirky, charming and idyllic with touches of yesteryear. Formerly the blacksmith’s dwelling, 2 Chimneys is a detached stone period cottage with a large detached garage, two stone outbuildings and approximately half an acre of gardens.
Sitting in the hamlet of Loxhore Cott, adjacent to the National Trust’s Arlington Court Estate, the cottage is around three miles from the village of Bratton Fleming, six miles from Barnstaple, and a half hour drive to North Devon’s rugged coastline and beaches. The Exmoor National Park is around eight miles away. There is a school bus pickup point close by and residents are allowed free access to roam part of the Arlington Estate.
The buildings have recently been the subject of sympathetic and loving restoration.
In the lounge is a log burner inset a recessed chimney and exposed stone walling. The kitchen/diner is fitted with base units with wooden work surfaces, full-height cabinetry, an attractive central island with marble top, recessed range cooker and slate flooring, and the utility is fitted with pine cabinetry.
Upstairs are three bedrooms, the family bathroom with walk-in shower, and an eaves storage area, which is a large space that could be utilised for a further bedroom or en-suite, subject to any planning permissions.
Outside is a timber-built garage and parking for three cars, as well as single storey workshop, currently split into three areas, one of which is fitted with units, work surfaces and wooden flooring, the other two have Velux windows installed. The other outbuilding is thought to have been a Toll House, which has windows on three sides and wooden flooring.
The gardens, which are lawned to the front and rear, extend to around half an acre.
For further information or to book an appointment to view this charming period cottages, pop into Collyers at 43 Bear Street in Barnstaple or call 01271 377237. To browse property for sale across the Westcountry, visit www.collyers.biz or www.theexpertsinproperty.co.uk.