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Winkleigh, Devon Offers in the Region Of £229,000

Sold STC
  • Main
    Vine Street
  • Sitting Room 2
    Vine Street
  • Kitchen
    Vine Street
  • Sitting Room 1
    Vine Street
  • Dining Room
    Vine Street
  • Bedroom 1
    Vine Street
  • Bathroom
    Vine Street
  • Courtyard Garden
    Vine Street
  • Courtyard Garden 2
    Vine Street

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  • Idyllic Thatched Cottage
  • Peaceful Location In Well Served Village
  • Dating From Early 18th Century & Grade Two Listed
  • Immaculately Presented & Centrally Heated
  • Ideal Characterful Period Home
  • Also Used As A Successful Holiday Let Cottage Generating A Good Income
  • Furniture Available By Separate Negotiation
  • Courtyard Garden

A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED and well maintained PERIOD VILLAGE COTTAGE in a QUIET POSITION a SHORT WALK from the VILLAGE CENTRE and AMENITIES, making a DELIGHTFUL HOME, SECOND HOME or HOLIDAY LET. This inviting characterful village home comprises a historic traditional period cottage dating back from the early 18th Century, with rendered cob elevations under a thatched roof and is Grade II Listed reflecting its special character. The cottage has been refurbished in recent years combining character features such as an impressive stone fireplace with wood burning stove in the sitting room, with modern oak doors and recently fitted kitchen and bathroom, both with electric underfloor heating, as well as louvred window shutters on most windows and central heating. The property is also tastefully presented and furnished, being currently used as a successful and popular holiday let.


The terraced cottage is situated in Vine Street a quiet street in the historic award winning well served village of Winkleigh, which lies surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside and in between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. The cathedral city of Exeter can be reached within about 50 minutes by car with its university, theatres, retail outlets, main line railway station and international airport. Winkleigh is a large village with many local amenities including two popular pubs, churches, a doctors surgery, village shop, post office and vets as well as a village primary school. The nearby towns of Okehampton and Crediton are 10 and 15 miles away respectively offering wider facilities, secondary schooling and supermarkets.

From the road attractive iron railings with a small gate leads to a short path with gravelled seating areas to either side and to the front door.


Solid front door. Inset lights. Staircase to first floor. Smoke alarm.


15' 5'' x 11' 5'' (4.70m x 3.48m) approximately

A characterful uneven shaped room with Georgian sash window to the front with louvred shutters and deep sill. Large exposed stone inglenook fireplace with oak lintel and Olsberg wood burning stove. Shelved recess. Wall light points. TV point. Two radiators. Understair cupboard. Stable door opens to two steps up to:


9' 1'' x 7' 5'' (2.77m x 2.26m) approximately

An uneven shaped room with double glazed door and window to the courtyard garden to the rear. Velux skylight window above. Fitted contemporary style floor and wall mounted kitchen units with one and a half bowl stainless steel kitchen sink. Built in electric fan oven and grill with inset LPG gas hob and filter hood above. Cupboard housing Worcester Calor gas combi boiler for central heating and hot water. Part tiled walls. Built in fridge and dishwasher. Heat alarm. Electric underfloor heating.


15' 3'' x 9' 6'' (4.64m x 2.89m) approximately

Georgian sash window to the front with louvred shutters and deep sill. Double glazed door to the rear leading out to the courtyard garden. Two radiators. Inset lighting.


Double glazed window to rear with deep sill. Radiator. Loft hatch. Smoke alarm. Pine latch doors leading off to;


16' 4'' x 9' 2'' (4.97m x 2.79m) plus deep recess

Georgian style window to front with louvred shutters. Period cast iron fireplace. Telephone point. Exposed roof timbers. Radiator. Deep recess.


8' 0'' x 8' 0'' (2.44m x 2.44m) maximum

A single bedroom with Georgian style window to front with louvred shutter. Radiator. Shelf over boxed in stairwell.


9' 7'' x 9' 4'' (2.92m x 2.84m)

Georgian style window to front with louvred shutters. Radiator. Built in wardrobe.


6' 8'' x 5' 7'' (2.03m x 1.70m) maximum

Double glazed window to rear with deep sill. Contemporarily fitted with ladder towel radiator, hand basin, WC, enamel panelled bath with Triton electric shower over and screen. Part tiled walls and electric underfloor heating.


To the front of the cottage is an attractive gravelled seating area and to the rear is a pretty enclosed private courtyard garden which is also gravelled. Raised ornamental flower beds. Water feature. Seating area. To one end there is a trellis screen which hides the Calor gas bottles for the central heating.


16' 1'' x 4' 0'' (4.90m x 1.22m) approximately

A secure enclosed passage with doors on either end which leads from the street through to the rear courtyard. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Built in cupboards. Water tap.


Mains electricity. Mains metered water. Mains drainage. Telephone and broadband connected - Superfast available. Calor gas central heating and hot water.


Torridge District Council.


The cottage has been successfully let for a number of years by both the current and previous owners. It is currently let through Sykes Cottages - www.sykescottages.co.uk. With the owners using the cottage themselves for a number of months each year, the cottage has still generated a letting income between £9,000 and £15,000 a year. The entire contents are available by separate negotiation should a purchaser wish to continue the holiday letting business or use the cottage as a second home. An inventory is available on request.

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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Winkleigh
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE01700
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