- Delightful period cottage
- Two Bedrooms
- End terraced
- South facing garden maturely planted with pergola
- Custom made oak kitchen
- On road parking to the front of the cottage
- Wood burner
- Sandyford kitchen range
- Oil fired central heating
- Harberton village location
Property Description: SITUATION
Situated in the delightful South Hams Village of Harberton this character end terraced, two bedroomed cottage, believed to originate from the 1840's, just oozes charm. With a wealth of original features inside and a maturely planted south facing garden with pergola outside, you cannot fail to fall in love with it. DESCRIPTION
As you approach the cottage you are instantly drawn to the pastel blue front door and window frames, with a climbing rose arch over the front door.
On entering through the front door you step into the bright and open kitchen/dining room. A window looks to the front of the cottage with an inset oak window seat. The Sandyford Range supplies the hot water and the heating, as well as cooking facilities. The kitchen has been custom built in oak, with both floor and wall cabinets which reflect the oak beam lintel above the range. A large Belfast sink and wooden drainer in front of the rear facing window with views to the rear garden. There is a dado rail with wood panelling below, quarry tiled flooring that lead across to the back door which is a stable door, which leads out to the garden and rear path access.
From the kitchen an original wooden door with heart cut out, takes you into the cosy snug with wood burner which has a hand finished granite lintel above.
The staircase is oak with glass balustrading which allows light to flow up and down. There is a good amount of accessible storage under the stairs as well.
The upstairs landing has a built in cupboard to house the washing machine and tumble dryer. From the landing access into the main bedroom with feature fire surround and another beautiful window to the front of the cottage with an oak window seat/sill. There are built in cupboards with sliding doors.
The second bedroom has a feature fire place as well, with a small 'Hobbit' woodburner. Another window to the front aspect with an oak window seat/sill.
The shower room with period pedestal washbasin and WC, has pretty antique style printed tiling, A water pressure system has been professionally installed to ensure constant water pressure for the perfect shower. OUTSIDE
As you step outside the back door of the cottage, access to the lovingly maintained rear garden is straight ahead, with three slate covered steps leading up to the lawned garden. A footpath across the garden takes you to a timber pergola that has mature Wisteria and grape vine covering the frame. The garden is planted with a range of mature shrubs in various borders and there is a mature apple tree which provides abundant fruits in the summer months.
At the bottom of the garden there is a garden room/summer house which is well insulated and dry for a myriad of uses - Home office, play room, yoga space, potting shed, additional storage etc. The cottage also retains one of the original outside privy's, in a row of three, and a storage shed.
The current vendor has had a new feature boundary fence erected along the side of the garden.
The oil tank is opposite the back door housed in a timber frame and there is a small wooden store for bins and recycling. There is also an outside tap beside the back door. HARBERTON
Harberton is one of the South Hams' most sought after villages, being close to Totnes and having its own strong community centring around St Andrew's Church, the popular Church House Inn and the parish hall. Totnes, within about 2 miles, is known as an Elizabethan town but has much earlier origins with a castle, a wonderful position on the River Dart and a main line railway station. It has a well regarded community college, full range of shops, a weekly market and a wide choice of cultural facillites. PARKING
On road parking is accessible directly to the front of the cottage. SERVICES
Mains electric, drainage and water, oil fired central heating. TENURE
From Totnes take the Western Bypass towards Kingsbridge the A381. Follow for approximately 2 miles then turn right signposted Harberton. At the T junction turn left towards Harberton onto Vicarage Bell. Take the fourth right hand turn into Tristford Road and follow it up the hill. The cottage is located at the end of the terrace on the right hand side approximately 100 meters before the Harberton Parish Hall.