Blacklers Cottage is situated in a peaceful backwater, close to the centre of Broadhempston. This very popular village offers and ancient Parish Church, noted primary school, shop and stores and two lovely village inns. The surrounding countryside is attractive and unspoilt and provides excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits.
The historic and celebrated market town of Totnes is about 5 miles and offers an interesting range of small shops, cafes and restaurants, galleries, excellent educational provision and a main line station to London Paddington. The larger market town of Newton Abbot is about 7 miles and offers a wide range of amenities. The beautiful South Devon coast and Dartmoor National Park are both within easy motoring distance.
Blacklers Cottage is an attractive and comfortable character cottage offering compact and cosy accommodation with delightful original features including exposed fireplace, beamed ceilings and a lovely old country pine staircase. There are two first floor bedrooms, a downstairs bathroom and an excellent bright and sunny conservatory. Outside is a gravel parking area and a secluded rear garden, easy to maintain with brick and stone paving and a good selection of mature shrubs.
To conclude; Blacklers Cottage presents the perfect opportunity to purchase a very appealing village home, ideal for a single person or couple who wish to live in a well served traditional village amidst unspoilt countryside.
uPVC double conservatory doors to:-
CONSERVATORY STYLE ENTRANCE HALL
With ceramic tiled floor, glazed doors to rear garden and glazed double doors to:-
14' 5'' x 11' 4'' (4.39m x 3.45m)
Full of character with stone inglenook fireplace with oak lintel and fitted woodburning stove. Original oak beamed ceiling. First floor staircase. Pine door to:-
Part tiled and boarded with white suite, comprising paneled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Corner basin and W.C. Electric fan heater and patterned ceramic tiled floor.
French doors from Sitting Room (previously mentioned) to:-
uPVC with exposed stonework, spotlights, display sills and tilt and slide door to outside. Oak effect flooring and electric fan heater.
Doors from Sitting Room (previously mentioned) to:-
Front aspect window. Fitted with a small range of wall and base units, granite effect worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset Butler sink with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and further appliance space. Integrated Neff stainless steel oven and ceramic hob. Downlighters above. Quarry tiled floor.
Period stairs from Sitting Room (previously mentioned) to First Floor:
With hatch to part boarded roof space and electric storage heater. Waxed pine plank doors to:-
11' 7'' x 10' 0'' (3.53m x 3.05m)
Window overlooking the rear garden. Window seat. Curved built-in fitted wardrobe (probably 1930s). Exposed lintel.
9' 8'' x 8' 5'' (2.94m x 2.56m)
Located at the front of the cottage with linen storage recess.
The property is approached by a shared entrance with graveled parking area and access to the entrance door. The garden lies to the rear of the cottage and enjoys a good degree of privacy. There are granite and brick paved seating areas, raised shrub and flower beds, specimen plants, attractive stone walling and a wonderful old palm tree. Useful fuel store.
From Totnes, head north on the A381/Newton Road, turning left at the signpost for Littlehempston, just before the bridge to the Pig and Whistle. Follow the lane down and cross the stone bridges, under the railway trestle, and turn right at Littlehempston Cross, signed for Hemsford and Broadhempston. At Ford Bridge Cross, turn right and continue past Hemsford, following this lane, merging once, until you reach Vicarage Cross at Houndhead. Proceed over Vicarage Cross, down into the village and take the first right onto Main Street, signed for the Coppa Dolla.