4 Orchard Terrace, Chagford, Devon Guide Price £895,000

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  • In a quiet off road town centre setting
  • A spacious character home with a garden room/conservatory and a large garden
  • Large farmhouse style kitchen
  • Bright sitting room with a wood burner
  • Central hall, a dining room and a study
  • Principal bedroom with an ensuite bath and shower
  • Large guest bedroom with suite and two further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Garage and wood store
  • Guest Bothy, summerhouse, potting shed and greenhouse

Fowlers are very pleased to offer this charming character, unlisted home, close to the very centre of the town but in a lovely quiet spot with a large garden and a parking space. 4 Orchard Terrace is a deceptively spacious family home with a big farmhouse style kitchen, a large sitting room, a dining room, a study, a utility room and a w.c. and rear and side porches. Upstairs are four bedrooms comprising a main bedroom suite with an ensuite bath/shower room, a large second bedroom suite with a large sitting area, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. The house is very well presented having been the subject of an extensive refurbishment within the last twelve years including the addition of solar panels. The garden is really quite large and extends out from the front of the house and along the side where there is a timber built Bothy which would be ideal as an Airbnb or an out of house study. The garden also has a potting shed, summerhouse and a greenhouse. At the rear is an area for parking a modest size car and a large garage and a wood store. The sheer convenience of this house and its excellent amenities this close to the centre of town means that it must be viewed to be properly appreciated.



Orchard Terrace is set just off the bustling square in the ancient Stannary town of Chagford, yet it is in a quiet spot well away from any noise. It is less than 100 paces to The Square. Chagford has a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, four pubs, cafes and restaurant. There is a primary school, pre-school and Montessori, a library and surgeries for doctor, dentist and vet. The town is surrounded by countryside, riverside and moorland walks and there are excellent sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch and pavilion, a tennis club, bowling club, a skate park and a children's play park. The A30 dual carriageway is approximately 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.

Garden room - 11' x 9' (3.35m x 2.74m)

This five sided garden room doubles as both a reception with a view to the garden and also an entrance to the house. It has oak double doors and oak double glazed windows set upon rendered walls with deep oak sills, an exposed oak roof truss, wall mounted lighting, a clay tiled floor, a single panel radiator and a broad part glazed panelled door to the farmhouse kitchen.

Farmhouse kitchen - 15' 4'' x 14' 8'' (4.67m x 4.47m)

This is a spacious oak floored room with plenty of space for a large breakfast table, a pendant light above and twelve LED downlighters above the worksurfaces and cooker. The kitchen cabinets comprise artisan built base units with painted doors with brass handles and thick oak worksurfaces with brass handles and marble effect splashbacks which are oak trimmed. There is space for a large gas fired cooking range which also has marble effect splashbacks and a fitted extractor hood and lighting mounted in an oak surround. There are three secondary glazed windows for good natural lighting and the one above the single drainer stainless steel sink looks out to the garden. Adjacent to the sink is a recess for an under counter fridge and there is ample space in the kitchen for an upright fridge/freezer and a dresser. Two sets of oak steps lead up to the sitting room and to the inner hall.

Sitting room - 18' 11'' x 14' 4'' (5.76m x 4.37m)

A bright and spacious room with three windows to the front looking out to the garden, one of which has a traditional window seat. There is a large fireplace with granite pillars and an oak mantel with a woodburning stove with a lined flue set upon a slate hearth. To either side of the fireplace are recesses with shelving. A big original beam spans the room above the oak floor and there are four wall light points, a TV and satellite point and two single panel radiators. Oak steps lead up to the central hall.

Central hallway - 16' 1'' x 8' 9'' (4.9m x 2.66m)

This is a limestone floored hallway which is the hub of the house from which the stairs rise to the first floor. There is a large ceiling mounted velux double glazed skylight for good natural lighting as well as a side window. The hallway has a door to a walk in pantry ( 6'5" x 4'1"/1.95m x 1.24m ) which has a limestone floor and side window, a cupboard for storage with a circuit breaker box, a glazed staircase inner window to the study. Glazed double doors lead to the dining room and an oak latched door leads to the side porch. There are two single panel radiators.

Rear porch

A limestone floored porch with a single panel radiator, a central ceiling light , a part glazed panelled exterior door and an oak latched door to the w.c.


Fitted with a white low level w.c. and wash hand basin, limestone tiled splashbacks and floor, a single LED downlighter and a single panel radiator.

Dining room - 17' 6'' x 11' 7'' (5.33m x 3.53m)

This generous room has a limestone floor and two windows to the side for natural lighting plus a large glazed door to the study allowing in borrowed natural light. There are exposed structural timbers, six directable spotlights, two single panel radiators and fitted cupboards for crockery and drinks. An oak latched door leads into the utility room and the glazed door leads into the study.

Study - 18' 1'' x 7' (5.51m x 2.13m)

A lovely bright study with a bank of double glazed windows and a matching door to the side garden letting in plenty of natural light. A wood burning stove is fitted on a slate hearth and there are fitted bookshelves and cupboards, two pendant light points, an oak floor and an internal glazed window allowing extra light to and from the stairwell.

Utility room - 11' 4'' x 6' 9'' (3.45m x 2.06m)

The room has a limestone floor and a range of fitted base units with stone effect work surfaces and a stainless steel double bowl sink and mixer tap, space for a washing machine and drier and plumbing for a dishwasher, a wall mounted electric towel rail and a wall mounted cupboard for the circuit breaker box for this end of the house. A door leads into the garage and a further door leads into the side porch.

Side porch - 7' 8'' x 4' 5'' (2.34m x 1.35m)

Limestone floored and ideal for hats, coats and boots. A glazed door leads out to the side garden.

First floor landing

This bright landing is lit by the large velux double glazed skylight in the central hallway ceiling and it has an oak balustrade and handrails, a pendant light point and a slightly lower level with an LED downlighter and a built in cupboard with an oak latched door that houses the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. A loft hatch and fitted ladder lead to the insulated roof void. Oak latched doors lead to all rooms.

Main bedroom suite - 15' 9'' x 14' 10'' (4.8m x 4.52m) including the ensuite bathroom

A short passage leads past the ensuite into the main bedroom which has space for a king size bed, two windows and a view to the garden, a pendant light point, a TV point and an oak latched door to the ensuite.

Ensuite bathroom - 10' x 6' (3.05m x 1.83m)

Fitted with a white suite comprising a bath with a shower/mixer tap, a shower with a glazed panel and door and a built in thermostatic shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level w.c. One wall is fully tiled and there are matching tiled splashbacks and a fitted mirror above the basin with a shaver/light above. There are two windows, four LED downlighters, an extractor fan and a chromed dual fuel towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - 14' 4'' x 11' 6'' max (4.37m x 3.5m)

A good double bedroom with a cast iron former fireplace with a wooden surround and mantel and a slate hearth, a front window with a view to the garden, a pendant light point, a single panel radiator and a built in cupboard with an oak latched door housing the solar panel management panel and the heavily insulated hot water tank.

Bedroom 4 - 9' 7'' x 7' 4'' (2.92m x 2.23m)

A single bedroom or dressing room with a window looking out over the garden, a single panel radiator and a pendant light point.

Bathroom - 8' 6'' x 5' 7'' (2.59m x 1.7m)

A smart bathroom with a painted wood floor and a velux double glazed skylight and a white suite of panelled bath with a shower/mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level w.c. It has a chromed dual fuel towel rail, three LED downlighters and an extractor fan.

Bedroom two guest suite - 42' 2'' x 11' 4'' (12.84m x 3.45m)

A latched oak door leads into this enormous space which is very flexible but could be an ideal family guest room as it has a big sitting area which can have day beds or sofa beds for children and then at the far end a large double bedroom with a door for privacy. Presently the larger space is a hobby room with a sitting area. It has three sash windows with oak balustrades, two velux double glazed skylights, two single panel radiators and a door at the far end to the bedroom.

Guest suite bedroom - 15' x 11' 4'' (4.57m x 3.45m)

This bedroom has a low eaves window and a velux double glazed skylight, a single panel radiator and space for a king size bed.

Garage - 13' 4'' x 19' average(4.06m x 5.79m)

This garage has two sets of wooden doors, each about 6'6/1.98m across the doorways. It is deep enough for a modest size car and it has a concrete base, power and three bulkhead lights and an open access to the integral woodstore.

Integral woodstore - 15' 4'' x 5' 5'' (4.67m x 1.65m)

This has lighting and an exterior access door to the side garden.


The Bothy - 15' 10'' x 9' 2'' (4.82m x 2.79m)

Presently used as a home office, this timber building is double glazed and has power and light, a fitted kitchenette with a circular stainless steel basin and a mixer tap, a stone effect work surface and cupboards beneath. An upright electric radiator is fitted and there is a door to a washroom/w.c. which has a low level w.c., a vanitary surface and basin with a mixer tap and a cupboard below which houses the electric water heater. The walls are painted timber cladding and the floor is painted timber. This is a super flexible space and could even be used as an Airbnb type of let.

The gardens

Extending to over 180'/54.86m in depth this garden is as wide as the house for about two thirds of its length and then it almost doubles in width. It is mostly laid to lawn and features a raised granite walled pond with a fountain, a pergola style sitting area for morning coffee, raised planters for vegetables, a potting shed and greenhouse, a separate aluminium greenhouse and a charming summerhouse with a patio. There is a small element of the original orchard with a wild flower area beneath and a compost area with wooden compost bins and a tool shed. Outside the garden room on the front of the house is a large paved patio with raised and curved granite planters and there are exterior power points and a tap. To the side of the house is an area of mixed lawn and gravelled patio which leads to The Bothy and the doors to the side porch, study and integral wood store.

Potting shed - 11' 8'' x 7' 8'' (3.55m x 2.34m)

A smart timber built shed with an attached glazed greenhouse with shelving and a gravelled area for drainage for propagation. Double sliding doors lead into the greenhouse area and hinged double doors open to the shed.

Summerhouse - 13' x 10' 11'' (3.96m x 3.32m)

Set in a sheltered area with a paved patio and a small integral verandah/porch with glazed double doors. It has power for lighting and heating, a double pitch felted roof, two windows and it is an ideal peaceful and snug little space.

Greenhouse - 10' 3'' x 6' 3'' (3.12m x 1.9m)

An aluminium framed greenhouse with a part paved and part gravelled base and two manually operated glazed vent windows.

Tool shed - 6' 5'' x 6' 5'' (1.95m x 1.95m)

This has a Dutch barn style roof and double doors with two small windows. It is timber built with a felted roof.


To the rear of the house is a pathway with access to a small log store (5'4" x 2'9"/1.62m x 0.83m), which was formerly a privy, and also to the apron outside the garage which is deep enough for a modest car. There is access across a neighbour's driveway to the public highway.


Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Council tax band

Band E


From Fowlers front doors turn right and walk down The Square past the Proper Job shop and Black's delicatessen and the Forge Caffe and at the end of that terrace on the right you will see a light blue cast iron gate leading to a gravelled path. Take the gravelled path and at the very bottom is the gate into 4 Orchard Terrace.

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Name Location Type Distance
Orchard Terrace
Chagford TQ13 8AU
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00000543
Last Updated: Tuesday, 05 July 2022 11:28
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Properties
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