Northcott Cottage is a substantial semi-detached house, situated in a rural position down a lane off Swannywell Hill between Morchard Bishop and Morchard Road, with fields to the West and a working farm to the East.
There is great potential to improve and adapt the current accommodation, which includes four bedrooms, with an en-suite to the master (WC, bidet & sink, with scope to add a shower) and a family bathroom upstairs. Downstairs includes a spacious living room with a large fireplace and wood-burning stove, an even larger dining room with open-fire and bread oven, plus a kitchen breakfast room and lean-to utility room. There is an LPG gas boiler providing hot water and heat to the radiators.
Outside: There are two areas of garden. The more formal garden lies to the front (28m x 16m approx.), it is largely level and lawned, with a fishpond and stone wall surrounding. To the west is the top garden (34m x 15m approx.) which is grassed and backs onto fields, with mature trees and a shed. There is scope to create additional parking for the property here, subject to permissions. The garage has light, power and water, with double doors to the front and an internal door to the lean-to. There is also a parking space.
The property is being sold with no onward chain.
Please see the floorplan for room sizes.
Current Council Tax: D
Utilities: Mains electric, water, telephone & broadband, plus LPG tank
Broadband within this postcode: Superfast Enabled
Drainage: Septic tank
Heating: LPG gas central heating
Listed: Grade II Listed
DIRECTIONS: From the A377, at Morchard Road take the turning towards Morchard Bishop, proceed up Swannywell Hill, taking the 2nd lane on your right, sign posted Southcott Farm, the driveway is found down on your right, marked by a Helmores board.
MORCHARD BISHOP is a village and civil parish set in the sumptuous hills and valleys of Mid-Devon, halfway between the North and South of the County, 7 miles west of Crediton and 14 miles from the regional capital, Exeter. The showpiece is the spectacular 16th Century Church of St Mary's, one of two churches in the village. This small but thriving community, with a population of just under 1000 has a primary school, doctor's surgery and local shops. Those who lead an active lifestyle can take advantage of the football, netball and outdoor tennis clubs as well as enjoying a game of bowls on the Green. At the centre is the friendly London Inn, loved for its generous servings of delicious, locally sourced food and close by is the popular Devonshire Dumpling. Dating back 400 years, this traditional pub was once a stop for passing coaches when the main road from Exeter ran through the village. Today, the nearby railway station at Morchard Road carries passengers from Exeter to Barnstaple along the scenic Tarka Line. Dartmoor and Exmoor, areas of outstanding natural beauty are within 30 minutes' drive.
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