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Property details

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Floor area 2,024 sq. ft


  • First time to market
  • One large cottage
  • Or two separate homes
  • Investment opportunities
  • See agents note
  • Large garden
  • Garage and parking
  • Front aspect views
  • Sought after village
  • F29 (No 1) & E43 (No 2)

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A rare opportunity to acquire this substantial property which has always been in same generation family. Currently two completely independent dual family homes, but could be incorporated into one. There is an interconnecting door on the first floor and a rear enclosed passageway linking both properties. They will offer the discerning buyer options to add their own personal touches and the potential to provide a lucrative holiday or residential let. There is also the option to purchase a further cottage and a building plot which has outline planning permission. Large rear garden, off road parking, garage and must be viewed to truly appreciate what is available.

Location The picturesque village of Sheepwash is widely considered by many to be the quintessential Devon village. There is a well stocked Post Office/General Stores, "Pop-Up" Cafe, and the highly acclaimed Half Moon Inn offers excellent hospitality/dining along with some of the finest game fishing available on the River Torridge. The ancient village Church is located just off the pretty square with other places of worship. The nearest primary schools are located in the neighbouring villages of Black Torrington and Highampton. Whilst comprehensive schooling is found in the towns of Holsworthy and Okehampton. With independent schooling from junior through to sixth form also available at the nearby Shebbear College. A wider range of shopping/schooling and recreational facilities are available from the market towns of Great Torrington, Hatherleigh and Holsworthy with the larger town of Okehampton within a 20 minute drive. Offering a range of locally and nationally owned shops, supermarkets and businesses, together with cinema, modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway linking to Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections. Sheepwash is surrounded by typically Devonshire countryside with many opportunities for riding and walking together with excellent fishing on the River Torridge and within easy access of the coast.

Cottage 1 - the accommodation comprises (All dimensions are Approximate)

Part glazed front entrance door provides access to:

Porch Tiled floor and glazed timber framed door leading to:

Sitting room 14' 3" x 10' 8" (4.34m x 3.25m) Window to front. Feature fireplace with slate hearth and inset wood burner. Television point. Radiator. Door to:

Inner hallway (L shaped) Stairs rising to first floor landing. Storage cupboard. Night storage heater. Doors to Bathroom, rear passage and further door to:

Kitchen/dining room 20' 2" x 8' 9" (6.15m x 2.67m) narrowing to 6'9" (2.06m) in Dining Room. Windows to the front and rear. The kitchen has a range of matching eye and base level units with work surfaces over incorporating stainless steel sink/drainer unit. The dining room has a feature oil-fired Rayburn providing cooking facilities, hot water and heating to one radiator. Built in airing cupboard with shelving and housing the hot water cylinder. Television and telephone points. Opening to:

Sun room 10' 2" x 9' 2" (3.1m x 2.79m) Sliding patio door to the front.

From the Kitchen door to:

Utility room 10' 4" x 6' 3" (3.15m x 1.91m) Rear aspect timber framed double glazed window. Space and plumbing for washing machine, further space for cooker. Part of the utility has been converted for access with a shower cubicle/wet area.

Bathroom 5' 9" x 5' 8" (1.75m x 1.73m) Matching suite to comprise panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC. Rear aspect double glazed opaque window and part tiled walls.

First floor landing Doors to:

Bedroom 1 14' 0" x 11' 8" (4.27m x 3.56m) Window to front. Door to:

En-suite cloakroom Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level flush WC. Door to eaves storage.

Bedroom 2 8' 10" x 7' 5" (2.69m x 2.26m) Window to rear.

Bedroom 3 10' 2" x 7' 7" (3.1m x 2.31m) Window to rear. Interconnecting door to cottage 2.

Cottage 2 - the accommodation comprises (All dimensions are Approximate) - Part glazed front entrance door provides access to:

Porch Tiled floor and timber framed glazed door to:

Entrance hall Stairs rising to the first floor and door to:

Kitchen/dining room 20' 2" x 11' 5" max including understairs recess (6.15m x 3.48m) increasing to 14' (4.27m) into Kitchen. Window to front and single glazed window looking into store/utility room. The Kitchen area has a range of matching eye and base level units with roll edge work surfaces over, incorporating stainless steel sink/drainer unit. Space for cooker. The Dining Area has a fireplace with timber mantle and tiled hearth housing solid-fuel Rayburn (for cooking and hot water). Built-in glazed storage cupboards to side. Television and telephone points. Door to Inner Hall and further door to:

Sitting room 14' 0" x 12' 7" into chimney breast recess (4.27m x 3.84m) Window to front. Fireplace with tiled hearth, currently housing an electric fire. Television and telephone points. Night storage heater.

Inner hall Double opening glazed doors to the Rear Passage with access back to Cottage 1, the rear garden and Store/Utility Room and further door to:

Wet room 8' 7" x 4' 9" Iinto shower (2.62m x 1.45m) Window to rear. Walk in shower area with electric shower. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level flush WC. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls.

Store/utility room 11' 0" x 11' 0" (3.35m x 3.35m) Single glazed rear aspect windows. Work surfaces with space and plumbing below for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer.

First floor landing Night storage heater. Interconnecting door to cottage 1 and further doors to:

Bedroom 1 11' 11" x 11' 11" (3.63m x 3.63m) Window to front with views over open countryside. Built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 2 11' 11" x 10' 3"including wardrobe recess (3.63m x 3.12m) Window to front. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 3 8' 0" x 6' 10" (2.44m x 2.08m) Window to rear. Shelved alcove.

Bathroom 9' 0" x 4' 7" (2.74m x 1.4m) Window to rear. Panelled enclosed bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level flush WC. Part tiling to walls.

Outside To the front, each property has their own pedestrian gate leading to a paved patio, enclosed by a dwarf boundary wall, ideal for al fresco dining in the evening sun. Cottage 1 also has a hardstanding area for several vehicles which leads to the:

Garage 19' 9" x 10' 8" (6.02m x 3.25m) Opening doors and power connected. Personal door leading to the extensive rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds, mature shrubs, trees and a vegetable plot. 3 sheds. Oil storage tank.

Agents notes Option to purchase by separate negotiation is a further 3 Bedroom attached cottage and a building plot, which has outline planning permission for a single detached dwelling. This can be viewed on Torridge District Council Planning website Ref: 1/1233/2018/out.

Local authority Torridge District Council.

Council tax band (tbc)

services Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Directions From Okehampton proceed north on the A386 to Hatherleigh. At the roundabout, turn left towards Highampton and Holsworthy. Upon reaching Highampton turn right signed Sheepwash. Follow this country road for almost a mile to the bottom of the hill and up into the village taking the first left into West Road. After a short distance the property can be found on the right hand side clearly identified by a Millerson For Sale board.


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Local Amenities

  • Okehampton 9.8 miles
  • Bideford Ferry Landing 12.7 miles
  • Highampton Community Primary School 1.2 miles
  • Black Torrington Church of England Primary School 1.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Okehampton 9.8 miles
  • Bideford Ferry Landing 12.7 miles
  • Highampton Community Primary School 1.2 miles
  • Black Torrington Church of England Primary School 1.3 miles

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