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£450,000

3 bed house for sale

Bottreaux Mill, South Molton, Devon, EX36

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  • Property type:Detached house
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Time on market:1 year
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An exceptionally attractive character cottage with traditional building with alternative potential, occupying a rural but accessible location.
Restriced ceiling height in some places, not suitable for very tall people.

As the name implies, the Old Forge comprises of the original blacksmiths cottage and adjoining forge which historically served Bottreaux Mill and the surrounding districts. The cottage and the forge were successfully combined many years ago to provide attractive, character and well-proportioned accommodation and the result today is an exceptionally attractive family home which affords spacious accommodation in this rural but accessible location. The property is complimented by large enclosed gardens to the rear and, on the opposite side of the lane a range of traditional outbuildings which have alternative potential. The property is offered for sale either as a whole or in two lots.

LOTTING
The property is available as a whole or in two lots, as follows:

LOT 1 – OLD FORGE AND GARDENS
The cottage is constructed of stone elevations beneath a slate roof with the character accommodation benefitting throughout from timber double glazed casements and oil fired central heating. It is spacious and well proportioned, arranged on two floors as follows:

The Ground Floor

Front door to entrance hall with stairs to first floor.
Kitchen with small range of wood fronted base cupboard units with work surfaces and stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Part tiled walls with matching wall cupboards. Cloakroom off with WC and wash basin. Door to outside.
Breakfast room adjoining the kitchen and open plan with triple aspect and exposed ceiling timbers. Door to rear garden. Wall mounted oil fired central heating boiler.
Snug with fine inglenook fireplace with exposed beam and bread oven.
Dining room with exposed ceiling joists. A dual aspect room with door to front.
Sitting room an attractive triple aspect room with exposed ceiling beams and joists. Feature stone fireplace with timber mantle and inset wood burning stove.

The First Floor

Landing with exposed roof timbers and walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 1 with fitted wall cupboards and exposed roof timbers and trusses.
Bathroom with Velux roof light and suite comprising of panel bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls.
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3

The property fronts onto the adjoining lane with small lawned gardens to the front. To the rear are larger enclosed gardens, similarly laid to lawn and with the potential to create attractive pleasure gardens to compliment the residential enjoyment of the property. PVC bunded oil tank. Situated on the opposite side of the lane is a single garage. The extent of Lot 1 is shown edged red on the identification plan.

LOT 2 – THE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS AND YARD
Situated on the opposite side of the bisecting lane is a large hardened yard area and off which is situated a traditional barn / former mill of stone elevations beneath a profile steel roof. Approx. 14.26m x 4.81m. Adjoining to the front is a lean-to timber and profile steel roofed log store and open ended tractor house. Further adjoining part stone, part block and timber glazed beneath a profile steel roof workshop approx. 10.37m x 5.21m.

It is considered the building may be suitable for a variety of alternative uses, including that of residential although prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries of the local planning authority in this respect.

The approximate boundaries to Lot 2 are hatched in red on the identification plan.

Bottreaux Mill is a rural settlement situated within North Devon and lying a short distance to the south of the Exmoor National Park. The property is conveniently located to a number of local hamlets and villages, but Dulverton is the closest main settlement and affords a varied range of local retail facilities as well as good cafes, restaurants and public houses. More extensive facilities are available at the market town of South Molton which lies to the west and provides a good level of commercial, educational and recreational facilities as well as providing access via the A361 (T) westwards to Barnstaple and beyond. Tiverton lies to the south east and affords similar facilities to those of South Molton, as well as access via the dual carriage way section of the A361 (T) to the M5 (J27) and with mainline rail connections available adjacent to this junction at Tiverton Parkway. The property is ideally suited to those with rural interests, with Exmoor providing a diversity of public footpaths and bridleways, as well as unspoiled open moorland.

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£450,000

3 bed house for sale

Bottreaux Mill, South Molton, Devon, EX36
An exceptionally attractive character cottage with traditional building with alternative potential, occupying a rural but accessible location.
Restriced ceiling height in some places, not suitable for very tall people.

As the name implies, the Old Forge comprises of the original blacksmiths cottage and adjoining forge which historically served Bottreaux Mill and the surrounding districts. The cottage and the forge were successfully combined many years ago to provide attractive, character and well-proportioned accommodation and the result today is an exceptionally attractive family home which affords spacious accommodation in this rural but accessible location. The property is complimented by large enclosed gardens to the rear and, on the opposite side of the lane a range of traditional outbuildings which have alternative potential. The property is offered for sale either as a whole or in two lots.

LOTTING
The property is available as a whole or in two lots, as follows:

LOT 1 – OLD FORGE AND GARDENS
The cottage is constructed of stone elevations beneath a slate roof with the character accommodation benefitting throughout from timber double glazed casements and oil fired central heating. It is spacious and well proportioned, arranged on two floors as follows:

The Ground Floor

Front door to entrance hall with stairs to first floor.
Kitchen with small range of wood fronted base cupboard units with work surfaces and stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Part tiled walls with matching wall cupboards. Cloakroom off with WC and wash basin. Door to outside.
Breakfast room adjoining the kitchen and open plan with triple aspect and exposed ceiling timbers. Door to rear garden. Wall mounted oil fired central heating boiler.
Snug with fine inglenook fireplace with exposed beam and bread oven.
Dining room with exposed ceiling joists. A dual aspect room with door to front.
Sitting room an attractive triple aspect room with exposed ceiling beams and joists. Feature stone fireplace with timber mantle and inset wood burning stove.

The First Floor

Landing with exposed roof timbers and walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 1 with fitted wall cupboards and exposed roof timbers and trusses.
Bathroom with Velux roof light and suite comprising of panel bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls.
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3

The property fronts onto the adjoining lane with small lawned gardens to the front. To the rear are larger enclosed gardens, similarly laid to lawn and with the potential to create attractive pleasure gardens to compliment the residential enjoyment of the property. PVC bunded oil tank. Situated on the opposite side of the lane is a single garage. The extent of Lot 1 is shown edged red on the identification plan.

LOT 2 – THE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS AND YARD
Situated on the opposite side of the bisecting lane is a large hardened yard area and off which is situated a traditional barn / former mill of stone elevations beneath a profile steel roof. Approx. 14.26m x 4.81m. Adjoining to the front is a lean-to timber and profile steel roofed log store and open ended tractor house. Further adjoining part stone, part block and timber glazed beneath a profile steel roof workshop approx. 10.37m x 5.21m.

It is considered the building may be suitable for a variety of alternative uses, including that of residential although prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries of the local planning authority in this respect.

The approximate boundaries to Lot 2 are hatched in red on the identification plan.

Bottreaux Mill is a rural settlement situated within North Devon and lying a short distance to the south of the Exmoor National Park. The property is conveniently located to a number of local hamlets and villages, but Dulverton is the closest main settlement and affords a varied range of local retail facilities as well as good cafes, restaurants and public houses. More extensive facilities are available at the market town of South Molton which lies to the west and provides a good level of commercial, educational and recreational facilities as well as providing access via the A361 (T) westwards to Barnstaple and beyond. Tiverton lies to the south east and affords similar facilities to those of South Molton, as well as access via the dual carriage way section of the A361 (T) to the M5 (J27) and with mainline rail connections available adjacent to this junction at Tiverton Parkway. The property is ideally suited to those with rural interests, with Exmoor providing a diversity of public footpaths and bridleways, as well as unspoiled open moorland.