Bishops Cottage is a stylish semi-attached three bedroom (2 en-suite) Barn Conversion in a delightful semi-rural setting opposite Occombe Farm and within easy reach of the village of Marldon. The property offers inviting and stylish split level accommodation with a slick blend of modern day amenity and character. The current owners have considerably enhanced the accommodation and features include a master bedroom suite with stylish shower room and unique mezzanine floor with fitted wardrobes and storage solutions, the kitchen has black granite worktops, fitted oven, hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, this room being complimented by utility/cloaks and walk in boiler room providing further storage. Stylish bedroom 2 also has ensuite facilities and a comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes and storage. The Barn Conversion has double glazing, gas central heating and underfloor heating to Lounge, Bathroom, Kitchen and ensuite. The garden is located to the front of the property and offers a good degree of privacy whilst thoughtfully landscaped and easy to maintain. An exceptional property for the discerning purchaser.
The nearby village of Marldon offers a comprehensive range of village amenities which include shops, public house and a primary school. The Torbay ring road is within approximately half a mile which gives ease of access to Newton Abbot and the A380 dual carriageway. Further amenities are available in Preston and the nearby town of Paignton.
The complex is approached from Preston Down Road is found virtually opposite Occombe Farm. The complex is made up of six similar style properties.
Double glazed front entrance door to
Entrance Hall 7' 5" maximum x 12' 8" maximum (2.26m x 3.86m) Smooth painted part sloping ceiling with exposed beam. Tiled floor. Wall light points. Timber display plinth. Radiator. Stairs to lower floor accommodation:
Kitchen/dining Room 15' 10" maximum x 12' 10" (4.83m x 3.91m) Smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Comprehensive fitted kitchen comprising of granite work worktops to two walls with range of drawers, cupboards under. Further range of matching wall mounted units with courtesy down lighting. Four ring Bosch gas hob with glazed splash back, illuminated matching extractor hood over and matching Bosch double electric oven. Integrated fridge/freezer. Pan storage cupboards. Integrated dishwasher, integrated wine rack. Open display shelving. Complementary decorative tiling. Granite drainer to 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Recess plumbing for washing machine. Stone flooring with under floor heating. Double radiator. T.V point. Timber framed double glazed windows to side. Dimmer switch. Door access to
Walk-in Boiler Room/store 13' 6" x 5' 11" (4.11m x 1.8m) under stairs reducing to 2'6" (0.76m) (Head height of 6ft) With cloaks hanging space. Modern electric consumer unit with meter. Combi boiler for gas central heating, domestic hot water on demand. Light and power. Space for additional freezer/white goods.
Utility/cloaks 6' 0" x 5' 7" (1.83m x 1.7m) With smooth painted ceiling, light point. Roll edge work surfaces to one wall with tiled splash backs. Circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and storage cupboard under. Space for tumble drier. Continuity of stone floor. Wall mounted storage cupboards with open display shelving to centre. Close coupled dual flush W.C.
From kitchen two steps, handrail down to
Lounge 15' 10" x 13' 8" (4.83m x 4.17m) Smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Double glazed timber framed windows looking to the attractive courtyard and double glazed timber framed door giving access to same. Feature glass fronted wall mounted electric fire. Wall mounted central heating timer control. T.V Point. Double radiator. Under floor heating.
From entrance hall, stairs (three) and hand rail lead up to:
Master Bedroom 12 (3.66m) reducing to 10' 13" x 7' 0" (3.38m x 2.13m) An impressive feature room with smooth painted, vaulted ceiling (17'6 in height) incorporating a mezzanine floor with wardrobes and storage cupboards, exposed beams and double glazed velux windows. Timber framed, double glazed double door with Juliet balcony to the side of the property. Split level ceiling with smooth painted with down spotlighting. Dimmer switch. Double radiator. T.V aerial point. Further single radiator.
Stairs and handrail (from the corner of the bedroom) lead to a impressive mezzanine level with five low level base storage cupboards with hanging and shelving and fitted wardrobe with four mirror fronted sliding doors and further low level fitted wardrobe again with double mirror fronted sliding doors. Corner open shelving.
En-suite Shower 10' 10" x 2' 6" (3.3m x 0.76m) Smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Fully tiled walls with wall mounted extractor. Silver framed glazed shower cubicle, fully tiled with Mira thermostatic shower. Heated chrome towel rail, summer heating element. Tiled floor. Vanity style wash hand basin with white high gloss drawer under. Close coupled dual flush W.C. Bi-folding door.
From split level landing stairs (three) and handrail to lower level landing, with smooth painted ceiling, smoke detector, down spotlighting. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. Doors to:
Family Bathroom 7' 0" x 5' 6" (2.13m x 1.68m) With smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Ceiling mounted extractor. Fully tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Panelled bath, twin hand grips with thermostatic mixer shower over. Close coupled dual flush W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail with summer element. Under floor heating.
Bedroom 3 13' 10" x 10' 8" (4.22m x 3.25m) With smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Radiator. Double glazed timber windows looking to courtyard. Built-in wardrobe with hanging space.
From split level landing, stairs (six) up to:
Bedroom 2 17 (5.18m) into wardrobes reducing to 11' 3" to en-suite x 10' 8" (3.43m x 3.25m) increasing to 13'7" (4.14m) at door recess. Vaulted smooth painted ceiling, exposed timbers, double glazed velux window to side of property. Radiator. T.V point. Comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture including three drawer units, further shelved cupboard. Three drawer bed side units with two double wardrobes with hanging and shelving.
En-suite 7' 7" x 5' 0" (2.31m x 1.52m) maximum Under floor heating. Smooth painted ceiling, down spotlighting. Close coupled dual flush W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Heated towel rail with summer heating element. Fully tiled walls. Tiled floor. Silver framed front entry shower cubicle fully tiled with power shower.
Garden The garden is an attractive feature of this property, located to the front and measures approximately 36ft wide by approximately 40 ft in depth. Gated pedestrian access(lead from the garage and parking) with pathway to the front door. The garden is enclosed by shaped picket fencing and faces east in direction and enjoys a good degree of privacy. The near level garden has raised flower beds to two borders and is stocked with a variety of shrubs, bushes and conifers. The remaining area is enclosed by sleepers and laid to lawn. Outside lighting and level patio suitable for dining Al Fresco and enjoying the summer sun adjacent to the front entrance door.
Garage And Parking The garage and parking are accessed from the private lane giving access to the rest of the complex and Bishops Cottage. Allocated parking space and a garage. The garage is standing in a row of three, semi-attached with timber front entrance door, white washed walls, mezzanine storage level and measures 79 to internal pillars by 18ft in length. Light and power connected.
Agents note: Under floor heating to the kitchen/diner, lounge, family bathroom and also en-suite for bedroom 2
Tenure & Maintenance The complex is approached from Preston Down Road is found virtually opposite Occombe Farm. The complex is made up of six similar style properties.
Leasehold We understand the property has a 999 year lease from 2007
The management company (In house) charge for Bishops Cottage is £1245 for the year September 2010 - August 2011, this covers building insurance and emptying of septic tank, communal gardens, outside lighting, electricity to garages.