Location Mount Pleasant is situated in a convenient location close to the centre of South Molton, within easy walking distance to all local facilities and schools. South Molton provides good local facilities with supermarket, banks, Post Office, schools, health centre, library and the increasingly popular Pannier Market held on Thursdays and Saturdays, together with regular livestock markets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles distant, situated at the head of the Taw Estuary and offering a greater variety of shops and other facilities. The property is not far from Exmoor National Park providing superb riding and walking facilities. The North Devon coast with its excellent sandy beaches at Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacombe and delightful cliff walks is also within driving distance. The North Devon link road (A361) gives good access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 with Intercity rail connections to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway.
Description Mount Pleasant is a substantial semi detached house in need of modernisation and conveniently located on the western edge of the town yet within level walking distance of the centre. With no onward chain this property offers potential purchasers the opportunity to create a spacious home, currently with four bedrooms, three reception rooms, two kitchens and a large rear garden and further front garden. There is off road parking at the rear which is accessed from Gunswell Lane and a range of useful outbuildings adjoin the rear of the house. With many period features, the cottage forms part of a pair and is believed to be in excess of 200 years old.
Accommodation Double Glazed Entrance Porch: With tiled floor and original timber and glazed door to: Entrance Hall: With painted wooden panelled walls to dado height. Reception Room One: With feature fireplace with wooden surround and picture rail. Southerly aspect. Reception Room Two: With tiled fireplace. Southerly aspect. Rear Lobby: With stairs to first floor. Dining Room: With step up to Kitchen One: Fitted with a range of kitchen units with work tops over, stainless steel sink unit and part tiled walls. Cloakroom Area: With under stairs cupboard, Saniflo WC and wash basin. Kitchen Two/Utility: With stainless steel sink, base units with work top over and small pantry cupboard. With doors leading from the two kitchens and rear lobby to a Covered Courtyard: Currently used as a further utility area. First Floor Landing: With a beautiful wooden staircase leading to the galleried landing with large storage cupboard, hatch to loft and Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder. Bedroom One: South facing with picture rail. Bedroom Two: South facing with picture rail and fireplace currently boarded. Fitted wardrobes. Bedroom Three: Dual aspect with a vanity wash basin. Bedroom Four: Family Bathroom: With large enamel bath with Mira electric shower over, wc and wash basin.
Outside There are gardens to the front and rear of the cottage. Steps from West Street lead though wrought iron gates to a path leading to the entrance porch. Laid to lawn and with mature shrubs there is a lovely outlook over the south of the town and to surrounding countryside to the west. At the back there is a large garden laid to lawn which is level and enclosed. An outside WC and three further stone outbuildings adjoin the back of the cottage and offer much potential. To the west side is a further area large of garden with mature fruit trees. The property will be sold with the benefit of a single allocated parking space to the rear which will in time be permanently designated with full right of way both vehicular and pedestrian to Gunswell Lane, the freehold of which will belong to 23 West Street.
Services Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Back boiler in Reception Room Two.
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