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Blackberry Cottage is a stone built Grade II listed cottage beneath a roof rethatched about 5 years ago. It has enormous charm and features a large granite fireplace with a woodburner in the sitting room and hand built units in the kitchen. At the rear is an oak framed double glazed sun room with access to the south facing garden. Upstairs is a large double and a smaller double bedroom and a shower room which was been refitted about 5 years ago and which is very smart and contemporary. The south facing rear garden is about 40’ long with a patio area outside the sun room and steps up to the slightly elevated, lawned garden to catch the late afternoon and evening sun as well on the paved patio at the top of the garden This house would be a beautiful home or a fine investment as it is already a popular holiday let. Fowlers very strongly recommend viewing.
7 Lower Street is located only about 150 metres from the bustling town square in Chagford where there is a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops. The town has a parish church, Roman Catholic church and chapel, a primary school, pre school and Montessori and a lively social round. There are four pubs, numerous cafes and restaurants and Chagford has doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries and good sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch, tennis club, bowling club, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. Countryside, riverside and moorland walks surround the town. The A30 dual carriageway is just 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.
A painted timber front door leads into the sitting room.
A delightful room of great character with a large granite fireplace, slate hearth, a fitted woodburner with a lined flue, a curved bressemer beam and an adjacent reclaimed timber cupboard and bookshelves. An old pine latched door leads to the staircase. There is a wall light and pendant light point as well as a pine window sill with a secondary double glazed stripped wood window and a cast iron radiator beneath. The entrance and access to the kitchen is laid with oak woodblock whilst the rest of this charming room has sisal carpet. A T.V. point is fitted and a white painted latched door leads to the kitchen.
The kitchen has been well fitted with a range of hand built painted timber base units with an oak work surface and a granite drainer adjacent to the Belfast sink which has a chromed mixer tap. There is a built in Belling electric fan oven with a glass halogen hob above, a fridge and a fitted half size dish washer and an automatic washing machine. The Baxi gas fired combi central heating boiler is wall mounted, there are wall mounted shelves, 6 LED ceiling mounted spotlights and a pair of wall mounted LED spotlights too. The floor is tiled with a smart and durable clay tile. A granite threshold steps up to the sun room.
This handsome oak framed, zinc roofed structure is only 3 years old and it is fully double glazed with a pair of wooden double glazed double doors, a slate floor, a painted granite wall, a pendant light, a double panel radiator and the central heating thermostat is mounted on the oak frame.
The stripped wood staircase winds up to the landing which has a sisal carpeted floor, a pine balustrade and painted latched doors to the second bedroom and the shower room.
The shower room has been refitted and has three walls fully tiled with large ‘landscape’ tiles. A contemporary wall mounted basin with chromed mixer tap and a matching low level w.c. with a concealed push button cistern adjacent to a shower with curved glass shower screen and door and a chromed built in thermostatic shower and rain shower head. The window sill is tiled in matching tiles and there is a mirror door toiletry cupboard above the basin, a modern upright radiator and two halogen dimmable downlighters.
A very old restored wood latched door leads into this large front facing double bedroom which has a secondary double glazed front window,a cast iron radiator, a pendant light point, a built in closet and a mantel shelf on the chimney breast. Sisal carpet is fitted to the floor.
A modest double bedroom with a window looking over the pretty rear garden and space for a 4’ 6 double bed. A cast iron radiator is fitted and the flooring is laid with sisal carpet.
Measuring approximately 40’ (12.19 m) in length from the back of the house. The garden has a gravelled terrace at house level which faces roughly south and a granite retaining wall with six paved steps up to the raised lawn which is bounded to one side by slatted fencing and to the other by a sturdy exposed granite wall. A gravelled path defined by granite rocks leads to the patio at the far end of the garden which is perfect for catching the evening sun.
Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.
Blackberry Cottage is a trading holiday let with bookings through until next June 2021, so far.
The listing for Blackberry Cottage on Helpful Holidays web site can be found at www.helpfulholidays.co.uk/cottage/Devon-Chagford/Blackberry-Cottage-991469.html
From Fowlers office turn right and walk down the Square passing the pharmacy and Old Forge which leads into Southcombe Street. At the right hand bend the road becomes Lower Street and on the right you will see the beautiful Bishops House. No 7 is immediately next door.