For Sale
For Sale
£395,000 Guide Price

Colebrooke, Crediton EX17

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Property Summary

A charming Grade II Listed three double bedroom detached cottage in an idyllic village edge position, with stunning south-facing gardens & views, plus driveway parking and an oak framed car port.
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Wild Briar occupies a peaceful and private location within the sought-after Mid Devon village of Colebrooke. The pretty village nestles amidst spectacular scenery with views toward Dartmoor, found just 7 miles away. Coleford (0.8 miles) and Yeoford (1.8 miles) are home to good pubs and eateries; The New Inn and The Duck, respectively. Nearby Copplestone has a local shop & bus links, both also having primary schools & Tarka-line railway stations linking it to Exeter & beyond.

The charming Grade II Listed three double bedroom thatched cottage is in an Idyllic position on the outskirts of the village with private parking leading to an oak framed car port. The property has a beautiful south-facing landscaped garden with far reaching rural views beyond.

From the rear garden a stable door leads into a period featured kitchen with ceiling beams, tiled flooring, free standing units, Rangemaster cooker and a separate utility with sink, space for fridge, washing machine and dishwasher with store/airing cupboard too. Steps lead from the kitchen into a spacious sitting room/dining room with fireplace, oak flooring and door leading out onto the cobbled sun terrace. Steps lead into a hallway with front door, a white family bathroom suite lies off this hallway with a half set of stairs rising to the first floor.
The first floor provides three double bedrooms, two of which have natural wood flooring and exposed timber beams. Bedroom 1 has a basin and separate shower room.

The property enjoys glorious 28m / 91ft south-facing gardens comprising of a cobbled sun terrace with landscaped lawns with established flower borders and an area of raised decking to the end offering the best rural views, with a useful brick-built outbuilding. To the side of the cottage is a private parking area (11.2m) along with an open fronted oak car port (4.52m x 3.87m max.).

Please see the floorplan for room sizes.

Current Council Tax: D (£2,185pa)
Utilities: Mains electric, water, telephone, broadband & modern oil-tank
Broadband within this postcode: Superfast Enabled
Drainage: Mains drainage
Heating: Oil-fired central heating
Listed: Grade II Listed
Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS: After leaving Crediton on the A377, after 1.5 miles turn left at Barnstaple Cross signposted Coleford/Colebrooke and the New Inn. Follow this road for 2 miles into the village of Coleford. At the crossroads turn left signposted Colebrooke. Once in Colebrooke take the left turn opposite Rowes Farm. Take the next left and the property will be found on your right.
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COLEBROOKE is a compact, pastoral village in the heart of a low-lying part of Devon; characterised by a gentler landscape, patches of dense broadleaf woodland and from time to time flourishing orchards. Its church is a key focal point, and famous for its connection to Henry Kingsley’s novel ‘The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn’. Furthermore, it is the speculated home of the mythological ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’, a treasured character from the Devonian folk song ‘Widecombe Fair’. It is said he was an “amorous bachelor” with fiery red hair. For a delicious, freshly prepared meal The New Inn in Coleford is only half a mile away. The village of Yeoford is 2 miles southward. This has another great local pub, The Duck – with a pleasant stream-side beer garden. In addition, there is a railway station and primary school. For a greater range of facilities, the market town of Crediton is a 10-minute drive away.



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