Coombe, Buckfastleigh

£245,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
3 Runnaford Cottages is a lovely period cottage forming part of a small row in a hidden Dartmoor setting. Complete with sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom, garden and no onward chain.

SITUATION

Runnaford Cottages lie within the picturesque valley hamlet of Coombe on Dartmoor, some three miles north-west of the town of Buckfastleigh. There is superb walking and riding country literally on the doorstep and you can easily head out to the open moor by following the nearby River Mardle upstream. The village of Scorriton is a few minutes along the lane and has a pub and meeting hall. Holne village (5 minutes by car) has a well stocked community shop, pub and village meeting hall.

Whilst in a rural setting, Coombe is readily accessible being just ten minutes drive from the A38 at Dartbridge, Buckfastleigh which connects the two Devon cities of Plymouth and Exeter with the national motorway network beyond.

DESCRIPTION

The accommodation is attractively presented and includes numerous character features such as a fireplace with cosy wood-burner, window seats, ceiling hooks and beam. Most rooms take in views over neighbouring fields and countryside. On the opposite side of the minor country lane to the front of the cottage lies a charming garden with large Redwood shed, steps to the River Mardle and a private parking area.

ACCOMMODATION

You enter the cottage to a part glazed entrance door from the lane with quarry tiled window seat and outlook to neighbouring countryside. There is a large fireplace with wood-burner and stone hearth, there is also an electric night storage heater and a ceiling beam. There is a useful under stair storage cupboard and a dining area with quarry tiled flooring.

The door at rear of room leads to the kitchen where there are a range of pine cupboards, wall shelving, tiled work surfaces with wood edging and stainless steel sink unit with filtered water tap. There is also space for electric cooker, plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge beneath the work top.

The staircase leads off the kitchen to the first floor landing with a window to the rear aspect and a electric night storage heater. The main bedroom has a front aspect window which looks out onto the garden and neighbouring fields. The hot water tank and immersion has been recently replaced. The second bedroom also has a window to rear aspect overlooking neighbouring field.

The bathroom has a white suite of bath with electric shower over and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. There is also an electric wall mounted heater and tiled wall surrounds to the bath and basin.

OUTSIDE

Opposite the property is a delightful garden with level lawn, shrubbery beds, slate patio seating area and stone steps leading down to the river which is well below the level of the garden The garden is mostly enclosed by low natural stone walling. There is a large Redwood garden shed externally and the sewerage treatment plant has been recently replaced. Adjacent to the garden is parking for one car. To the right of the living room window is a well, pump and granite trough which is used as a wood store in the winter.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water. Private septic tank drainage (new 2017). Council Tax Band B

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101.

VIEWING

Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

DIRECTIONS

From the A38 at Buckfastleigh turn north at the first roundabout and take the second exit towards Buckfast Abbey. Pass Buckfast Abbey on the right, continue to the top of the hill and turn right at Pound Cross. Proceed for approximately two miles and turn left at stone cross, signposted to Coombe. Follow the lane down and around to the right and 3 Runnaford Cottages is located along this lane on the right hand side, before the stone bridge.

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Stags - Totnes

The Granary, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5GN

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