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6 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Rivulet Cottage Lake  Tawstock  Barnstaple  Devon  EX31  - £665,000

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Situated in the pretty hamlet location of Lake, this is a superbly presented 6 double bedroom, fine detached family home which has been sympathetically extended to complement the original period property and now offers immaculately presented accommodation with the benefit of pvcu double glazing and full central heating.

The current vendors have owned the property for approximately 13 years and since their occupation they have doubled the property in size and completely remodelled and restored the home to its now current high standard and sits on a generous mature plot with a south facing aspect to the front elevation and westerly facing gardens which enjoy a lovely peaceful location.

The property is approached over a chipping driveway providing ample parking and turning area with a detached garage, and offers all the charm and character of a period home but with the convenience of modern day living.

In brief the accommodation comprises: covered storm porch leading to entrance hall with attractive period staircase leading to the first floor, charming sitting room with an attractive feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove with tiled hearth, coving and window to front elevation overlooking the garden. There is a handsome dining room with two arched recesses and a concealed drinks cabinet and window, again, to front elevation. The study, situated at the rear of the property, has built-in cupboards and fitted desk, window to rear. Cloakroom with 2-piece white suite comprising vanitory wash basin, w.c., and tiled floor. The impressive living room benefits from 2 windows to the front allowing light to flood through and the kitchen/breakfast room is luxuriously appointed with a comprehensive range of cream fronted Shaker-style wall and base units with granite working surfaces and matching upstand, twin inset sinks, integrated dishwasher, space for dual fuel Range cooker (LPG) (available by separate negotiation) with splashback and extractor canopy over, breakfast bar, triple aspect windows, tiled floor. The breakfast area allows ample space for a dining table and chairs and has a further fitted dresser with glass fronted cupboards and French doors lead out to the decked patio. Finally on the ground floor is the useful utility room with single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and further appliance space, built-in cupboards and a door leading to outside.

On the first floor the landing has hatch access to the loft space with ladder. The landing gives access to all 6 of the double bedrooms which are all beautifully presented and tastefully decorated. The master bedroom suite has dual aspect windows enjoying views over the gardens and the advantage of fitted wardrobes with mirror-fronted sliding doors and a spacious ensuite shower room with double shower cubicle with mains shower and sliding doors, vanitory wash basin and w.c. The second largest bedroom, again with dual aspect windows, also has an ensuite shower room with 3-piece white suite comprising shower cubicle, vanitory wash basin and w.c. The four remaining bedrooms are all doubles, 3 enjoying an aspect to the front elevation and the smaller having a window to the rear. The family bathroom is well appointed with a 4-piece white suite with a large corner shower cubicle, modern panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and low level w.c., and a useful built-in cupboard with hanging rail and electric heater. Finally on this floor is a large walk-in cupboard being fully shelved with light.

Outside, there is a stream bordered chipping driveway leading to a large turning circle providing ample parking and giving access to the detached garage (20'7" x 16') with electric remote roller door, personal door, power and light connected, outside tap and a wooden staircase leading to the first floor storage with light and window. The mature gardens have been beautifully tended with areas laid to lawn with attractive flower beds and borders. A brick paved pathway leads to the side and front of the property and the gardens extend round to the side, again laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and plants and raised vegetable beds. There is a large decked patio with balustrading which leads off the kitchen/breakfast room, ideal for outdoor dining and take full advantage of the south westerly facing aspect. Timber garden shed. Adjoining the property is a large potting shed and to the rear is the boiler room. There is a brick paved pathway leading to a timber decked pathway giving access round to the rear.

Lake is a small hamlet very conveniently situated approximately 2 miles from town, but surrounded by North Devon countryside. Nearby Tawstock is a small pretty village with a collection of period properties with one or two more modern homes together with its thatched primary school. Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance, and within walking distance of the town and railway station. There is an extensive range of shops banks and leisure facilities and a variety of restaurants and public houses. The North Devon Link Road is very convenient and a branch railway station on the outskirts of the town offers a service to Exeter St. David's and Exeter Central.



L-SHAPED ENTRANCE HALL 28'6" x 24'5" (8.69m x 7.44m).

LIVING ROOM 15' x 14'10" (4.57m x 4.52m).

DINING ROOM 13'7" x 13'3" (4.14m x 4.04m).

SITTING ROOM 13'8" x 13'6" (4.17m x 4.11m).

L-SHAPED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 24'5" (7.44m) x 17'6" (5.33m) overall measurements.

UTILITY ROOM 8'1" x 5'8" (2.46m x 1.73m).

CLOAKROOM

STUDY 9'5" x 8'3" (2.87m x 2.51m).

FIRST FLOOR

MASTER BEDROOM 19'10" x 13'8" (6.05m x 4.17m).

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 1

BEDROOM 2 18'11" x 10'5" (5.77m x 3.18m).

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 2

BEDROOM 3 13'9" x 10'1" (4.2m x 3.07m).

BEDROOM 4 10'10" x 10'1" (3.3m x 3.07m).

BEDROOM 5 10'1" x 8'11" (3.07m x 2.72m).

BEDROOM 6 10'1" x 8'6" (3.07m x 2.6m).

FAMILY BATHROOM 11'5" x 8'9" (3.48m x 2.67m).

BOILER ROOM 10' x 5'11" (3.05m x 1.8m).

POTTING SHED 11'8" x 5'2" (3.56m x 1.57m).

GARAGE 20'7" x 16' (6.27m x 4.88m).

COUNCIL TAX BAND E - NDDC.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Solid fuel heating with Biomass boiler. Private drainage.


From our office proceed out of town over the long bridge in the direction of Bideford. At the large roundabout continue straight over up Sticklepath Hill then take the next left and follow the signs to Lake. Continue into Lake passing the telephone box and immediately on the left hand bend is a driveway off to the right which leads to Rivulet Cottage. Read less




Property Features


IMPRESSIVE DETACHED PROPERTY, EXTENDED TO CREATE 6 DOUBLE BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION

SET IN MATURE GARDENS WITH SOUTH FACING ASPECT AT THE FRONT AND WESTERLY GARDENS TO THE SIDE

PVCU DOUBLE GLAZED SASH WINDOWS

SOLID FUEL CENTRAL HEATING WITH A BIOMASS BOILER

UNDER FLOOR HEATING

4 RECEPTION ROOMS WITH STYLISH KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

6 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 2 WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOMS AND FURTHER SPACIOUS FAMILY BATHROOM

"PRETTY VILLAGE LOCATION CLOSE TO BARNSTAPLE TOWN

"AMPLE PARKING WITH DETACHED GARAGE WITH STORAGE ABOVE










Property Features


IMPRESSIVE DETACHED PROPERTY, EXTENDED TO CREATE 6 DOUBLE BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION

SET IN MATURE GARDENS WITH SOUTH FACING ASPECT AT THE FRONT AND WESTERLY GARDENS TO THE SIDE

PVCU DOUBLE GLAZED SASH WINDOWS

SOLID FUEL CENTRAL HEATING WITH A BIOMASS BOILER

UNDER FLOOR HEATING

4 RECEPTION ROOMS WITH STYLISH KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

6 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 2 WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOMS AND FURTHER SPACIOUS FAMILY BATHROOM

"PRETTY VILLAGE LOCATION CLOSE TO BARNSTAPLE TOWN

"AMPLE PARKING WITH DETACHED GARAGE WITH STORAGE ABOVE



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