Bridford, Teign Valley, Exeter
Offering a huge amount of space is this FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOM semi-detached house with ample reception space. Externally, the property offers a beautiful lawned garden backing onto fields enjoying superb rural views to the rear and driveway parking at the front. Internally the property is neutrally decorated throughout and fitted with charming oak doors with traditional black latches and hinges, a wood burner with oak beam, all set in a rural yet highly accessible part of the popular Teign Valley.
- Four bedrooms, family bathroom plus en-suite
- Semi-detached cottage having benefitted from much improvement in recent years
- Driveway parking
- Recently installed drainage system/water treatment plant
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- Garden with open countryside views
- Large open plan living/dining room & separate study/snug
- Oak doors with traditional latches, wood burner, characterful features
Location part 1
Set near the picturesque village of Bridford, situated in the Teign Valley, on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park and Venn Park House is only 8.7 miles from Exeter. The village benefits from a 17th century public house the Bridford Inn and the beautiful St Thomas Becket Church. In the nearby village of Christow is a primary school, village shop, post office, Doctors' surgery and second public house. There are also several excellent state and private schools in the university and cathedral city of Exeter. There is a bus service to Exeter and Newton Abbot. Allotments are also available to rent in Bridford (subject to availability).
Location part 2
Set in Dartmoor National Park and in the popular Teign Valley. Dartmoor National Park is best known for its striking granite tors, steep wooded river valleys and heather covered moorland, offering a wide selection of recreational opportunities such as walking, cycling, riding and fishing on the River Dart. Many of the region's finest beaches are within easy driving distance. Exeter St David’s train station has direct links to London Paddington. There is also an international airport in Exeter. The A38 (Devon Expressway) provides good access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5 motorway network. The A30 offers easy access to Okehampton and Cornwall.
Accommodation part 1
A timber stable door opens into the porch with window to the side and a practical tiled floor which continues into the kitchen. The kitchen is a fabulous size and has been fitted with a great range of shaker wall and base units with vegetable pull out baskets and solid oak work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap well positioned beneath a window overlooking the front driveway and hedgerow beyond. There is a free-standing range style cooker with stainless steel splash back and extractor hood over. There is also the luxurious benefit of an electric Aga, which provides a generous amount of heat in the winter months and perfect for slow cooking! There are downlights, under stairs storage space and a stable style uPVC door leading to the rear garden. The property features two staircases creating a lovely flow round the property.
Accommodation part 2
From the kitchen, an oak door leads into the large L shape living and dining room which is an impressive size spanning nearly 7m in length. The room enjoys two fireplaces, one decorative and the other with oak beam with wood burner nestled under sat on a thick slate hearth creating a fabulous focal point to the room. Your attention is also drawn to the three windows with oak window seats offering lots of natural light and a pleasant outlook onto the drive and the rockery/shrub border beyond. There is plenty of space for sofas and further furniture as well as the dining area with window to the garden aspect. This area enjoys underfloor heating. Door into utility area. Off the living room is a further reception room with glazed oak double doors, this is a versatile room which could be used as a study, playroom or snug amongst many other uses to suit a new owner!
Accommodation part 3
The second staircase leads from the dining area to the first-floor landing where there is access to three of the bedrooms all fitted with matching oak doors with striking black latches creating a characterful and charming feel. The family bathroom serves these bedrooms which has partly tiled walls with a three-piece modern white suite fitted with a panelled bath with mixer shower head attachment, wash hand basin beneath a frosted window, heated towel radiator and a WC. The bedrooms all enjoy a pleasant outlook, one with a fitted wardrobe. The master bedroom has its own staircase and can also be accessed via bedroom four. Bedroom four could easily be used as a further study or used as a dressing room.
Accommodation part 4
The master bedroom is a double room and enjoys a dual aspect with again a pleasant rural outlook. This bedroom, along with bedroom four enjoys access to a large shower room. The shower room has been partially tiled with neutral marble effect tiles and has a double corner shower enclosure with overhead thermostatic shower with additional handheld attachment. There is a wash hand basin with mirrored medicine cabinet above, WC, window, downlights and a heated towel radiator.
Accessed directly from the kitchen, steps lead to the garden which is beautifully positioned to enjoy the views across the fields behind the property. There is an expanse of lawn with a great seating area to the top of the garden to relax and enjoy the outlook and a further gravel patio area adjacent to the house - perfect for a table, chairs and BBQ for dining alfresco during the summer months! The garden is well-enclosed by timber fencing to each side creating a good degree of privacy and there is a hedge providing the rear boundary. To the front of the property is a tarmac driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles, LPG bottle connection point and a raised flower border.
The property is supplied by mains water, mains electricity. Private drainage via modern treatment plant. LPG gas fired central heating via radiators and underfloor heating.