Believed to be one of the oldest residences in Torrington and was thought to be part of the Rolle estate with origins dating back to circa 1600 to 1650 this substantial family home which retains much of its character and original features and offers huge accommodation over two storeys and briefly comprises four large bedrooms, the smallest of which measures 15'8 x 12'10 and with the master measuring in excess of 26' with a modern four piece bathroom on the first floor whilst to the ground floor there are three spacious reception rooms, each retaining character features including decorative cornicing and architrave and the dining room benefitting from the large stone fireplace and original stripped wood flooring, there is a large kitchen/dining room which measures in excess of 26' and offers recessed fireplace with gas fired Aga and exposed structural timbers, there is also a separate utility room and shower room. Outside, the property offers an enclosed and relatively private rear garden with terraced patio, generous lawn and fenced off parking for three plus vehicles. The property is Grade II listed and does require some updating but does offer immediate access to the town centre, transport links and is a few paces from the Torrington Commons and a short stroll from the River Torridge.
Original opaque part glazed timber front door gives access to :
Entrance Hall 28'3 x 4'5 (8.61m x 1.35m)
Stripped wood flooring, rear aspect via panel glazed timber door giving access to rear gardens, original picture rail, original builders mark/moulding, dado rail, wall mounted fuse box, two wall light points, wall mounted radiator, original door giving access to understairs storage cupboard with four slate meat racks, further doors giving access to:
Sitting Room 16'5 plus bay x 12'11 (5.00m plus bay x 3.94m)
Front aspect via original panel glazed sash bay window with shutters and built in storage below. Overhead light point, original cornicing and low level wood panelling with decorative architrave, two wall mounted radiators, television point, gas meter in cupboard, tiled fireplace with timber surround and slate tiled hearth.
Dining Room 15'8 to the fireplace x 14'5 (4.78m to the firepla
Front aspect via original sash bay window with decorative panelling below, original cornicing, stripped wood flooring, original timber panelling with decorative architrave, feature stone fireplace with original timber mantle, tiled hearth and timber framed bread oven with cast iron stove inset (not currently connected and used), two radiators, telephone point, overhead light point, two wall light points, television point, original timber door and steps leading down to:
Kitchen/Dining Room 26'4 x 12'8 narrowing to 11'8 at the fireplace (8.
Dual aspect via panel glazed timber framed windows with deep tiled sills to the side and rear, a characterful room with structural timbers, large stone fireplace with original timber mantle with gas fired Aga inset with a recess to the side for electric cooker if required, a range of fitted base level cupboards (one which extends out as a useful additional working surface or breakfast bar) and drawers with roll edged working surfaces over incorporating 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, integrated four ring hob with two electric bases and two on gas, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for tall fridge/freezer, wall mounted double cupboard, single wall cupboard and further corner cupboard, tiled flooring, two overhead light points, tiled splashback, wall mounted radiator, telephone point, six ceiling spotlights, original cream warmer in window. Dining Area: Vinyl flooring, slate steps and door leading back to the entrance hall, further latch door giving access to utility room.
Utility Room 14'2 x 6'11 max (4.32m x 2.11m max)
Side aspect via two timber framed windows, range of built in cupboards, floor mounted gas boiler for central heating with wall mounted controls, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, two overhead light points, two wall mounted radiators, latch door to further store room and sliding door to downstairs shower room.
Three piece suite of enclosed shower cubicle with folding screen door and wall mounted controls, low level wc and wall mounted wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, tiled flooring, overhead light point, ceiling extractor.
Additional Storage Room 6'3 x 5'7 (1.91m x 1.70m)
Side aspect via timber framed panel glazed window and timber door giving access to the rear gardens, concrete floor, wall mounted cupboards and deep shelf for storage, space for tumble dryer with wall vent, wall light point.
Study/Reception Room 3 16'11 x 11'5 average (5.16m x 3.48m average)
Access off the entrance hall with timber door and steps leading down. Dual aspect via timber framed panel glazed window and panel glazed french doors giving access to the rear garden, part tiled flooring, overhead light point, wall mounted radiator, telephone point, woodburning stove, deep storage recess with timber shelving and overhead strip light.
First Floor Landing
Splits. Wall mounted radiator, part wood panelled walls with decorative architrave, original cornicing, wall light point, stairs rising to first floor and door to:
Bedroom 3 16'7 x 12'1 average (5.05m x 3.68m average)
Rear aspect via original sash window with original cornicing and picture rail, wall mounted radiator, feature cast iron fireplace with timber surround and mantle, overhead light point, television point, timber door giving access to deep storage cupboard.
Rear aspect via panel glazed windows, wall light point and original doors giving access to:
Bedroom 1 26'7 x 12'11 max (8.10m x 3.94m max)
With seven steps leading down and exposed original sructural timbers, built in double wardrobes, 2 wall mounted radiators, telephone point, four overhead light points, enclosed airing cupboard with small striplight, rear aspect via tall original sash window, recess between the chimmneys with vanity wash hand basin and cupboard below, two overhead light points.
Bedroom 2 19'2 into bay narrowing to 16'5 x 14'2 (5.84m into
Front aspect via original sash bay window with feature high ceiling, original cornicing, vanity wash hand basin with tiled splashback and cupboard below, feature cast iron fireplace with timber surround and mantle, overhead light point, television point, original door to shelved linen cupboard to the side, wall mounted radiator.
Bedroom 4 19'2 into bay x 12'10 average (5.84m into bay x 3.
Front aspect via original sash bay window, two overhead light points, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below and laminated shelving to the sides, television point, four overhead light points, wall mounted radiator.
Four piece white suite with enclosed fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen door and wall mounted controls, roll top claw foot spa bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, recessed front aspect sash window, fully tiled walls, wall mounted radiator, tile effect vinyl flooring, access to roof space, overhead light point, inset ceiling spot and extractor fan, recessed high level storage area.
The rear garden is enclosed to the boundaries by original stone walling and is of a southerly aspect with large terraced patio leading to predominately lawned garden with various mature shrubs and trees including silver birch and fruit trees, mid level panel fenced area currently used for storage area currently used for storage and off road parking, enclosed to the boundaries by original stone walling and block walling with twin gated access and parking for three vehicles.
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