Farleigh Cottage, Chagford £775,000

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  • Secluded town location
  • Three bedroom detached family home
  • Two bedroom holiday let
  • Double glazed throughout
  • Mains gas central heating
  • Beautiful garden
  • Private courtyard parking
  • Garaging and store

In a unique setting, Farleigh Cottage is a detached three bedroom family home built in the late 1980's which has a beautiful garden and the considerable benefit in Chagford of its own private courtyard parking, a converted granite barn with a holiday let, garaging and storage. The house is presented in good condition throughout and has an ensuite master bedroom, two further double bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs and an entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, office and utility room/laundry on the ground floor. The house is fully double glazed and has mains gas fired central heating. The converted barn comprises garaging and a store and a smart two bedroom holiday let/annexe which has its own laundry facility and mains gas central heating. The property is not only a smart and practical family home but also enjoys considerable income potential and Fowlers very strongly suggest viewing to properly appreciate it.



Farleigh Cottage and The Linhay are uniquely sited on a courtyard shielded from the road by a granite barn with a gated archway entrance. This means that whilst the property is only about 200 metres from the town square it is in a lovely quiet and private situation. The bustling town square is close by where there is a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The town is surrounded by countryside, riverside and moorland walks and has excellent sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch, a bowling club, tennis club, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. Chagford boasts a new primary school and library, a pre school and a Montessori school and has a parish church, Roman Catholic church and a chapel. The A30 dual carriageway is just about 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.


Steps with handrails lead up to a slated canopy porch with a carriage lamp above the part glazed panelled front door.

Entrance hall - 11' 3'' x 7' 4'' (3.43m x 2.23m)

The bright hallway has a white painted staircase and a wood effect laminate floor with a mat well just inside the front door. The ceiling is coved, there is one wall light point and a central ceiling mounted spotlight fitment, a built in cloaks cupboard with an automatic light, understairs storage and a multi paned glazed door to both the living room and the kitchen.


Fitted with a white low level w.c. and corner basin, a coved ceiling, extractor fan, a hardwood effect laminate floor and an internal glazed high glazed panel for some stolen light.

Living room

Sitting area - 19' 10'' x 11' 10'' (6.04m x 3.60m)

This is a bright double aspect space with double glazed double doors to the south facing patio and verandah at the rear and double glazed front windows with a wooden cill. The ceiling is coved and there is a fitted glazed in Gazco gas/log effect fire set into the chimney breast with a floating oak mantel shelf above. To one side of the chimney breast is a smart range of built in cabinets and shelves with three downlighters. There is a large single panel radiator and a TV point.

Dining area - 8' 3'' x 8' 1'' (2.51m x 2.46m)

A ceiling mounted beam spans the ceiling where the dining area begins. A double glazed window looks out to the garden, the ceiling is coved, a single panel radiator is fitted and a multi paned door leads into the kitchen.

Kitchen - 11' 1'' x 8' 9'' (3.38m x 2.66m)

A dual aspect room with two double glazed windows and wooden cills, six LED ceiling downlighters, tiled splashbacks, worktop lighting and freshly painted walls. The base and wall cabinets have modern gloss finish doors and drawer fronts and stone effect worksurfaces . The kitchen has a fitted five burner gas hob with a stainless steel extractor hood and lighting above and double electric ovens beneath. The floor is laid with ceramic tiles and there is a double panel radiator and a door to the study.

Study - 8' 2'' x 7' 6'' (2.49m x 2.28m)

This room has a double glazed window looking out to the private courtyard at the front of the house, a ceramic tiled floor, plenty of power points, fitted cupboards for storing dry goods, a wall mounted fuse box and a part glazed door to the utility room.

Utility room - 10' 4'' x 7' 7'' (3.15m x 2.31m)

This room has a double glazed window looking out to the courtyard at the front and a double glazed door and matching window to the rear garden. The ceiling is timber clad and painted and has two ceiling light points and the floor is terracotta tiled. A Belfast sink is fitted with a wooden drainer and a base unit and there are fitted shelves as well as space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. The Ideal Classic gas fired central heating boiler is wall mounted and a 'Sheila Maid' drying rack is ceiling mounted.

First floor landing - 14' 0'' x 8' 3'' (4.26m x 2.51m)

The landing enjoys good natural light and has a broad double glazed window to the front overlooking the courtyard. The white painted balustrade surrounds the stairwell and there is a coved ceiling, a ceiling pendant light, panelled doors to all rooms and to the built in airing cupboard which has an insulated cylinder, immersion heater, an automatic light and shelving.

Family bathroom - 8' 9'' x 5' 6'' (2.66m x 1.68m)

This lovely light bathroom has an obscured double glazed window and a wooden cill, a coved ceiling, a ceiling light point and tiled shower and bath splashbacks. Above the white bath is a fitted Mira Event electric shower unit and a folding shower screen. A pedestal wash hand basin with a glass splashback is fitted and has a shaver/light point above and there is a low level w.c. The floor is laid to ceramic tiles and a single panel radiator is fitted.

Bedroom 1 - 11' 11'' x 10' 8'' (3.63m x 3.25m)

A double bedroom with a southerly aspect and a view over the delightful garden. It has a double glazed window and wooden cill, a coved ceiling, fitted double wardrobes, a pendant light point, TV point, telephone point, a single panel radiator and a panelled door to the ensuite shower room.

Ensuite shower - 8' 1'' x 5' 6'' (2.46m x 1.68m)

Also with a southerly aspect and a double glazed window with a wooden cill. The ceiling is coved and there is a corner shower with curved sliding shower screen doors, a built in Mira thermostatic shower, an extractor fan, ceiling light point and a ceramic tiled floor. The pedestal wash hand basin has adjacent toiletry cupboards, there are two wall light points and a single panel radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 10' 8'' x 8' 7'' (3.25m x 2.61m)

A double bedroom with a double glazed window and wooden cill, a coved ceiling, a built in double wardrobe, a pendant light point, TV point and a telephone point and a single panel radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 12' 0'' x 7' 0'' (3.65m x 2.13m)widening to 9'

A front facing twin room with a coved ceiling, a double glazed window with a wooden cill overlooking the courtyard, a pendant light point, T.V., point and a single panel radiator.


Rear garden

A generous fully enclosed garden with a paved patio and glass verandah across the rear of the house, granite retaining walls with well stocked borders and rockeries and a small pond with a water fall. The garden has been carefully landscaped and is full of shape and colour with many sitting areas for shade and sun hidden away. To one side surrounded by trellis is a small copse of silver birch trees in a small sunken garden area and on the western boundary, there is a tall granite wall which is the ideal spot for a bench to sit and enjoy the morning sun. There are exterior power points and taps. a greenhouse (7'9"x5'1"/ 2.32m x 1.54) and a shed (6'10" x 4'9"/2.083 x 1.448). From the patio and verandah a flight of granite steps lead up to the level lawn which has granite bounded shaped borders and to either side of the house are pathways which lead to the courtyard at the front of the house.


From Lower Street the entrance to Farleigh Cottage and the The Linhay is through a pair of double gates and an archway set into the granite barn that fronts onto Lower Street and which offers the courtyard privacy and protection from traffic noise. The courtyard has mature wisteria and other flowering climbing plants for colour throughout the year and to either side of the flight of steps to the front door is a raised gravelled area set behind low granite retaining walls. There is exterior lighting.

The Linhay

Living area - 18' 7'' x 12' 7'' (5.66m x 3.83m)

This has a terracotta style ceramic floor and stairs to the first floor with an understairs cupboard, a large double glazed picture window looking to the courtyard with a matching front door, two double panel radiators and fitted bookshelves. There are plenty of power points, a spotlight fixture in the dining area and two downlighters in the kitchen area. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall cabinets with tiled splashbacks and worktop lighting, a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and a mixer tap, space for a freestanding mains gas cooker, dish washer and a fridge. Above the cooker is a fitted cooker hood with lighting.

First floor landing

A Velux window is set above the stairwell and there are three downlighters and latched doors to the two bedrooms and the bathroom.

Bathroom - 8' 7'' x 6' 11'' (2.61m x 2.11m)

The bathroom has a heritage double glazed skylight for natural light, a fully tiled bath and shower surround with a glazed shower screen above the white panelled bath which also has a built in thermostatic shower. A pedestal wash hand basin is fitted with glass splashbacks and a shaver light above and there is a low level w.c. , a chromed heated towel rail and a vanitary storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - 14' 8'' x 10' 1'' (4.47m x 3.07m) plus dressing area

This is a spacious room which extends over the entrance archway and overlooks the courtyard through a double glazed window with an internal Juliette balcony. It has a large Velux double glazed skylight for additional light and in the recess above the area for the bedhead there are two fitted reading lights. A hanging closet is built in and there are two double panel radiators and a fitted wash hand basin with a glass splashback.

Bedroom 2 - 14' 8'' x 9' 4'' (4.47m x 2.84m)

A double room with a Velux double glazed skylight, built in eaves closets, a pendant light point and a single panel radiator.

Garage - 17' 10'' x 10' 1'' (5.43m x 3.07m) including laundry and boiler cupboard

An open fronted garage with a concrete floor, fluorescent light and two downlighters and built in cupboards housing the laundry space with space for a washing machine and drier and a boiler cupboard with a Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler.

Garage/store - 11' 0'' x 9' 11'' (3.35m x 3.02m)

A metal up and over door leads into this short garage with power and light, a concrete floor, a wall mounted electric water heater and a door to a staircase .

Shower room

This has a slate effect tiled floor with underfloor heating, extractor fan, a wash hand basin and a low level w.c. The walls are fully tiled with an electric chromed towel rail/radiator, a built in shower cubicle with a glazed shower screen door and a Mira Zest shower unit.

First floor store - 9' 9'' x 14' 6'' (2.97m x 4.42m) plus eaves storage.

This has a Velux double glazed window, eaves storage shelving, TV point, power and light and a pendant light point.


Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity.

Council tax band

Farleigh Cottage Band D The Linhay Band A


From Fowlers front doors turn right and walk down out of The Square into Southcombe Street which becomes Lower Street at the right hand bend. The granite archway to Farleigh Cottage and The Linhay is about 50 metres down Lower Street on the right.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Lower Street
Chagford TQ13 8AZ
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000251
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Estate Agents
  01647 433595