- Charming attached cottage
- Wealth of character features
- Beautifully presented
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Open plan living
- Quiet rural hamlet and Garden
- Good access to the A38 and the coast
- Ideal as a home / second home / holiday let
- No formal parking ( Street only)
- No onward chain
Property Description: SITUATION
The hamlet of Westlake is situated in the rolling South Hams countryside, about one mile east of the village of Ermington and about two miles south of the town of Ivybridge. The village of Ermington boasts an 'Outstanding' primary school, pub, bistro and church and has recently opened a community run 'Ermington Store and More", which acts as a shop, café and community hub. The town of Ivybridge boasts an 'Outstanding' secondary school, mainline railway station, leisure centre with swimming pool, a variety of independent shops, small supermarkets, bank, health centre, cafés, pubs, library and a range of sports clubs including rugby, tennis, football, shooting and bowls. Plymouth city centre is approximately 30 minutes by car, where there is a large range of shops, department stores, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, major hospital and continental ferry port.
The South Hams countryside is well regarded for its outdoor lifestyle. Local beaches, include Mothecombe approximately 15 minutes by car. For sailors and water-sports enthusiasts there are numerous opportunities including Plymouth Sound, Newton Ferrers and Salcombe to enjoy diving, kayaking, paddle-boarding and sailing. To the north of Ivybridge is Dartmoor National Park providing numerous opportunities for walking, climbing, horse riding and cycling. Golf courses can be found near Ivybridge, Bigbury-on-Sea and Plympton. DESCRIPTION
Beautifully presented, this charming attached character cottage is offered for sale with no onward chain. The accommodation briefly comprises two double bedrooms to the first floor, with open plan living area and kitchen, bathroom and utility recess. The property also boasts a small cottage style garden with borders, lawn and gravelled area for al fresco dining. The property is ideal for those looking for an individual character home in a semi-rural location and could also make an ideal second home / holiday let. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing.
From the front entrance the composite door opens into the living room, which has a wealth of character features including a flagstone floor in the sitting area, exposed stone wall, wood burner with slate hearth, bread oven door and exposed beams. The space flows into the kitchen/dining area which benefits from a range of cupboards with integrated fridge, freezer and oven. The solid wood worktop is inset with 1½ bowl composite sink, drainer and electric hob.
From the living room, there is a hallway providing access to a utility area (space and plumbing for a washing machine) and Hyco electric water heater. External doors lead from the hallway to the front of the property and to a rear courtyard and an internal door opens to the shower room. The shower room boasts a tiled shower cubicle with glass door and electric shower, WC and pedestal basin with wainscot to lower wall, tiled floor and window (obscured glass), to front.
Wooden stairs lead from the living room to the first floor. The front double bedroom has wonderful views over the hamlet to the countryside beyond. The double bedroom to the rear overlooks the courtyard. OUTSIDE SPACE
To the front of the property is a gravelled area, ideal for table and chairs, leading to a lawn with flower borders.
There is a small courtyard to the other side of the property adjacent to the kitchen accessed from the inner hallway. ACCESS AND PARKING
Pedestrian access to the property from the public highway. Whilst the property does not benefit from parking the owner reports that they have no trouble parking nearby on the public highway. SERVICES
Mains electricity water and drainage. Hot water via electric boiler. Heating via modern electric panel radiators and woodburner. TENURE
Freehold. VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS
Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye. DIRECTIONS
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From the A38 at Ivybridge, take the lane past Endsleigh Garden Centre and follow up the hill for just under 1.5 miles. Upon entering the hamlet of Westlake, the property can be found on the right hand side, set back from the road (there is a public footpath sign) up a driveway. Please note there is no vehicular access over the driveway - please park in the lane and walk up the footpath to the property.