- Sought After Village
- Close to Sandy Beaches
- Pretty Cottage with Character
- Three Bedrooms/Two Bathrooms
- Sitting Room with Woodburner
- Office/Chalet with Potential
- Lovely Gardens
- Excellent Holiday Let Potential
- Super Family Home
- Heart of South Hams
A delightful Devon cottage with potential to be used as a comfortable permanent home, or to provide an excellent income stream as a holiday letting cottage. Its' location, close to the beaches at Challaborough, Bantham and Bigbury on Sea, and in a sought after village at the heart of the South Hams, make it an excellent home. SITUATION
Bigbury is a charming village located 1.5 miles inland in the South Hams area of South Devon. The beautiful parish church of St Lawrence was extensively rebuilt in 1872 but parts are believed to date back to the 14th century. Local amenities include the popular Oyster Shack known for its exquisite local produce. At St Ann's Chapel you will find Holywell Stores & Post Office which is open 7 days a week providing all your daily grocery needs, public house and restaurant. A high quality 18 hole golf course can be found at Bigbury on Sea overlooking the stunning coastline.
Approximately one mile away is Bigbury-on-Sea which is a very desirable coastal village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Famous for its magnificent sandy beaches and glorious views over Burgh Island with the renowned Art Deco hotel and the historic Pilchard Inn. With its beautiful golden sands, shallow water for paddling, rock pools for exploring and watersports it is a very popular holiday resort for families.
A comprehensive range of shops, services and recreational facilities can be found at Kingsbridge (some 8 miles away, with a tidal road which can be taken as a short cut by approximately 3 miles depending on the height of tide). The Georgian town of Modbury, which is well provided with a range of shops and restaurants is some five miles away. ACCOMMODATION GROUND FLOOR
A light Porch opens to the pretty front garden and to the characterful Sitting Room, on the south facing front of the cottage. A slate floor, woodburner and original beams add much charm, and a window gives views of the cottage garden to the front. Off the Sitting Room is a Rear Hall and stairs to the First Floor, as well as a door to the Second Reception Room/Bedroom Three.
From this attractive room stairs rise to the First Floor and a window allows views of the south facing cottage garden to the front. Behind the Sitting Room is a super Kitchen/Breakfast Room and a Rear Lobby has a door to the rear garden. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has a good range of fitted cupboard and drawer units, with a fitted electric oven and hob, as well as space for a dishwasher and fridge. Windows look to two aspects. FIRST FLOOR
On the first floor, and accessed by two staircases, one at either end of the house, are two large double bedrooms, both of which have a southerly aspect, and two bathrooms, one of which has a walk in laundry cupboard with plumbing for washing machine. The Master Bedroom has a small walk in wardrobe. OUTSIDE
To the front is a pretty cottage garden and to the rear is a much larger garden with lawns, mature hedges and trees. It contains two excellent sheds as well as a recently erected timber chalet with potential for a number of uses, including as an annex (subject to necessary consents). It would make an excellent work from home space. Power and water is supplied to this unit. SERVICES
Mains water, electricity and drainage. TENURE
Freehold. COUNCIL TAX
Band C. LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE Tel 01803 861234 VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the vendors agents, Luscombe Maye Modbury 01548 830831. Bespoke appointments outside usual office hours can be arranged with adequate notice. DIRECTIONS
Take the A379 towards Kingsbridge turning right at Harraton Cross signposted Bigbury on Sea. Follow the road through St Ann's Chapel into Bigbury Village where the property can be found on the right hand side.