A fantastic opportunity to purchase this beautifully presented, character cottage with four bedrooms in an idyllic setting with stunning countryside and Dartmoor views.
Forge Cottage is situated in a small hamlet on the edge of the popular village of Broadwoodkelly, surrounded by National Trust owned land on quiet no-through lane with bridleway. Once a working forge that belonged to Brixton Barton farmhouse, the former barn has been sympathetically converted retaining feature beams and exposed stonework.
On entering the cottage, it just keeps opening- up and gives spacious accommodation consisting of a Master bedroom with en-suite wet-room, and a further three good size double bedrooms all with views over the countryside to Dartmoor. These are serviced by a family bathroom. On the ground floor there is a fully fitted, modern farmhouse style kitchen, separate utility and w.c. There is a dual aspect lounge with stone fireplace and French doors. Whilst outside there is a pretty seating area and well stocked garden with shed and separate private parking for up to four cars. To the rear there is a sheltered courtyard area with shed and seating. The property has double glazing throughout, fitted carpets, Economy 7 night storage heating and good broadband.
Broadwoodkelly is a thriving happy community with a church, local farm shop and Village Hall where social activities regularly take place. www.broadwoodkelly.org.uk. The village of Winkleigh is a seven minute drive, with two pubs, good local shops, sports clubs, school, doctors and vets. Dartmoor is a twenty-five minute drive as is the town of Okehampton with buses servicing twice weekly. Exmoor and the North Devon coastline is a forty-five min drive. Eggesford train station is 6 miles away direct links to Exeter and London beyond.
Entrance Porch 1.50m x 1.25m (4'11" x 4'1")
A solid wood external door leads to a dual aspect, light contained porch/boot room with a slate floor and internal glazed door to;
Entrance Hall 1.97m x 1.25m (6'5" x 4'1")
With stairs leading to the first floor and corridor linking the kitchen and lounge.
Lounge 5.26m x 5.12m (17'3" x 16'9")
A characterful beamed room. Spacious, light and airy with dual aspect and French doors. Large stone fireplace with Villager coal effect gas fire. TV points.
Kitchen/Dining Room 4.89m x 4.14m (16'0" x 13'6")
A dual aspect, comprehensive modern farmhouse style kitchen, complete with range cooker, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Butler sink and solid oak worktop. Space for a large table and comfortable seating area. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Door to;
Utility Room 3.96m x 2.54m (at widest point) (12'11" x 8'3" (at
A fully fitted room which maximises space and storage with plumbing for washing machine. Space for dryer and additional freezer. Stainless steel sink. Tiled flooring. New unvented water heater. Door to outside courtyard.
Separate cloakroom with wc, corner basin, tiled walls and floor, obscured glass double glazed window.
First Floor Landing
Stairs from hallway to first floor landing with Velux window. Natural stone wall entire length of the corridor leading to bedrooms and bathroom.
Master Bedroom 4.88m x 4.04m (16'0" x 13'3")
Light, spacious King size bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling. Overhead storage. Window with views. Velux window. TV point. Door to;
En-Suite Wet Room 2.42m x 1.25m (7'11" x 4'1")
Modern, light en-suite wet room with Mira shower, heated towel rail, wc, basin and storage. Shaver point, window.
Bedroom Two 3.88m x 2.90m (12'8" x 9'6")
Generous King size double room with Dartmoor views and beams, fitted wardrobe and shelving. Loft hatch. TV point.
Bedroom Three 3.37m x 2.61m (11'0" x 8'6")
Good sized double with ceiling beam, feature stone wall, built-in airing cupboard views to Dartmoor. TV and telephone points.
Bedroom Four 3.96m x 2.59m (12'11" x 8'5")
Characterful bedroom with Dartmoor view, Telephone points. Built in wardrobe and storage.
A good size bathroom with panelled bath and shower over. Basin and w.c. Heated towel rail, storage, electric shaving point, Dimplex heater. Privacy glass window shed natural light.
Directly outside the cottage is a small patio area with seating, well planted and ideal for catching the afternoon sun. Timber built bin store with slate roof.
Across the single-track lane is a gravelled parking area for up to four cars and a good size shed.
Adjacent to is a fenced and gated enclosed well stocked garden and lawn area.
Private seating area. shed and area for growing plants in containers.
Forge Cottage is a great retreat where you can blend with the local community or be private. It is a lovely, spacious welcoming home with a manageable garden with plenty of outdoor space around for walking, cycling, riding, or walking the dog.
We would highly recommend a viewing.
Private Drainage (bio-tank). Running costs shared between neighbouring property's
Council Tax Band 'C'
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