Higher Locks Cottages, East Street, North Molton, South Molton, EX36

Under Offer ££215,000 Guide

Key Features

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Charming Grade II Listed Two Bedroomed Cottage
Mid Terrace
Pretty Rear Garden
Re-Thatched in October 2020
Beautifully Presented

About This Property

No onward chain. A charming Grade II Listed cottage, beautifully presented, offering two bedrooms and benefitting from a pretty rear garden.

'Brambles’ is a charming Grade II Listed cottage, beautifully presented and set in a row of just three traditional thatched properties. The cottage has been well maintained by the current owners having been re-thatched in October 2020. The property enjoys an elevated south facing position in the village of North Molton and is an idyllic property for a first time buyer or as a holiday home. The cottage is offered for sale with no onward chain.
The accommodation, which benefits from oil fired central heating, is conveniently arranged over two floors. The property is set back from the village road with stone steps leading to the thatched entrance porch and in to a spacious entrance hall with stone flooring and timber panelling to dado height, electrics cupboard and a part glazed timber door leading in to the living room. The living room is a real feature of this property, plentiful in character with an inglenook style stone fireplace with a large timber beam above and an oil fired woodburning style stove set in a terracotta tiled hearth. There is a charming window seat and exposed beams that really add to the character of this room. There is an understairs cupboard and stairs leading to the first floor. Completing the ground floor is the kitchen which has French doors flowing out to the rear garden. The kitchen is well appointed with base cupboards and drawers and shelving above, the worktop is wood effect with a tiled splash back and a ceramic sink and drainer. Integrated four ring hob with double electric oven below and a stainless steel extractor hood above. There is space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine. The oil fired boiler is situated in the kitchen and provides the domestic hot water and central heating system. The kitchen has a terracotta tiled floor.
The first floor has a central landing space with loft access, an airing cupboard and doors leading to the two bedrooms and shower room. The main bedroom has a beautiful gable end window looking out to the front aspect, exposed timber beams and a built in wardrobe. The second bedroom also has a beautiful gable end window looking out to the front aspect, exposed timber beams and a built in wardrobe, this room currently houses a double bed. The shower room has been recently modernised by the current owners and provides a shower cubicle, wash hand basin, close coupled WC and also has the character of the exposed timber beam.

Brambles is located conveniently for the heart of North Molton. The village is known as ‘the gateway to Exmoor’ and offers a primary school, two public houses, general store, garage, hairdressers, church and other amenities. North Molton is a traditional Devon village which winds its way down to the river Mole with many beauty spots nearby & providing traditional riding, hunting & sporting pursuits on Exmoor. The bustling market town of South Molton lies only some 3 miles to the South providing an excellent range of everyday services including shops, primary & secondary schools, a Sainsbury’s supermarket , a hospital and many other facilities. From South Molton the A361 North Devon link road provides access to the larger regional centre of Barnstaple as well as Tiverton & the M5 motorway. Mainline intercity rail links are available at Tiverton Parkway with international airports at Exeter & Bristol. The north coast is easily accessible with lovely sandy beaches at Instow, Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay Putsborough & Woolacombe.

To the rear of the cottage is a delightful courtyard area with steps giving access to a further paved seating area, with mature flower and shrub beds surrounding. To the rear of the garden is a further paved area and a useful timber shed. The garden is bordered to the right hand side with hedging and a drystone wall to the rear. There is a vehicular right of way to the rear courtyard adjoining the kitchen, providing the potential for off road parking.

Services and Outgoings
Mains water, electricity & drainage. Oil fired central heating. North Devon Council: Tax Band C
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23 Broad Street Devon South Molton EX36 3AQ

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