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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Freehold
  • A stone built terraced cottage
  • Quiet off road setting
  • Small garden and yard
  • Mains gas fired central heating
  • Living room with fireplace
  • Kitchen
  • Shower room with W.C.
  • One double and one single bedroom
  • Shed in rear yard
  • Excellent first home, retirement cottage or bolt hole

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42 Lower Street is a stone built cottage with a cottage garden at the front and a yard and small shed to the rear. It would be an ideal first time home or retirement cottage and has a living room, kitchen and shower room on the ground floor and a double and single bedroom upstairs. The property has a gas coal effect fire in the living room and full gas fired central heating to radiators. The property is in need of some refurbishment and is a rare chance to acquire a cottage in Chagford with a garden.


This cottage is set off the public highway at the bottom of Lower Street in a quiet spot with a pedestrian access path and behind its own little garden. The town square is only about 250 paces away where there is a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, cafes, pubs and amenities. Chagford has a primary school, pre school and Montessori, a parish church, Roman Catholic Church and chapel and good sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch, bowling green, tennis club, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. There is a bus stop less than 100 meters away. Chagford is surrounded by countryside, riverside and moorlands walks. The A30 dual carriageway is just 5 miles away and Exeter is just 20 miles approximately.

Shared Entrance Lobby (12' 11'' x 2' 11'' (3.93m x 0.89m))

A painted panelled latched door leads into the shared lobby and there are upvc double glazed front doors to each cottage. The door to the right is No.42. The lobby has a pendant light point, a wall light point and a power point.

Living Room (13' 5'' x 10' 1'' (4.09m x 3.07m))

A large sash window looks out to the front garden and has a window seat beneath with a double panel radiator. There is a painted brick fireplace, mantel and hearth with a fitted gas coal fire and a double cupboard to one side of the chimney breast. A further built in full height cupboard is sited by the door to the kitchen and a latched door leads to the staircase.

Kitchen (7' 11'' x 8' 4'' (2.41m x 2.54m) plus understairs recess.)

Fitted with a range of older base and wall cabinets with wood effect roll top worksurfaces, tiled splashbacks and wood trimmed doors and drawers. An electric cooker point is fitted, a single drainer stainless steel sink, space for an automatic washing machine and a fridge. There is a small circuit breaker box and fuse box, a double panel radiator and a vinyl floor. A doorway leads to the shower room and a double glazed door leads out to the rear yard.

Shower Room (5' 9'' x 4' 9'' (1.75m x 1.45m))

The shower room has two rear facing single glazed windows, an extractor fan, a single panel radiator and a ceiling light point. The room is fitted with a shower cubicle which is waterproofed with a tile board, shower screen and a Mira Advance electric shower, a low level w.c. And a corner basin.

First Floor Landing And Stairwell

At the bottom of the stairwell is a shelved cupboard and there are hand rails leading up the stairs. On the landing there are latched doors to each bedroom and a hatchway and ladder to the roof void.

Bedroom 1 (13' 5'' x 11' 10'' (4.09m x 3.60m)plus wardrobes)

A front facing double bedroom with a sash window and window seat overlooking the garden, two built in cupboards, one with shelving and the other with hanging space and the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and a storage shelf. There is an art deco style metal fireplace, grate and mantel, a double radiator and a pine clad ceiling

Bedroom 2 (12' 8'' x 5' 2'' (3.86m x 1.57m))

The single glazed rear window looks over to the Teign Valley and there is a painted match boarded wall, a single panel radiator and a pendant light point.


Rear Yard (14' 5'' x 8' 7'' (4.39m x 2.61m)plus shed)

A concrete yard with some view across the Teign Valley. It has a concrete base and an exterior tap.

Shed (8' 7'' x 4' 7'' (2.61m x 1.40m))

A timber framed shed with corrugated metal clad walls and roof and a single glazed multi paned window

Front Garden (18' 0'' x 11' 0'' (5.48m x 3.35m))

The garden is fenced and has a small gateway, gravelled base for ease of maintenance, some raised planters bounded by granite stones and space for pots. It is a sunny spot for sitting out.


From Fowlers front door turn right and walk down The Square which becomes first Southcombe Street, as you leave The Square, and then Lower Street at the right hand bend. Part way down Lower Street on the left is the lane to the Roman Catholic church. Take this lane and immediately to the rear of the houses that front Lower Street on the left is a narrow pedestrian path. Take this path and on your right is the shared path to Nos 40 and 42 Lower St. No.42 is the cottage to the right.


Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity.

Council Tax

Band B

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Okehampton 8.1 miles
  • Sampford Courtenay 8.4 miles
  • Chagford Church of England Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Moretonhampstead Primary School 3.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Okehampton 8.1 miles
  • Sampford Courtenay 8.4 miles
  • Chagford Church of England Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Moretonhampstead Primary School 3.2 miles

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30th Jun 2020 £185,000 First listed

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