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3 bed cottage for sale Galpin Street, Modbury Town, Modbury, Devon PL21

3 beds
2 baths
1 reception
958 sq. ft
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Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Modbury Primary School0.3 miles
  • Ermington Primary School1.6 miles
  • Ivybridge3.2 miles
  • Cockleridge Ham Ferry Landing4.7 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Character Cottage in heart of Modbury
  • Vaulted Living Room
  • Workshop/ Potential office
  • Three Bedrooms
  • En-suite Shower Room
  • Views over Modbury
  • Sunny, South facing courtyard
  • Off road parking
Directions If entering Modbury on the A 379 from the Plymouth direction, drive down the hill through the centre of Modbury. Continue around the right hand bend at the end of Broad Street and take the first left on the next bend, by D & D Garage, into Scalders Lane. Proceed up the hill and take the second turning left into the upper of the two private drives, leading to six properties, where the parking area can be found on the left hand side.

Description A charming cottage in the heart of the popular market town of Modbury. The private, sunny, south facing courtyard is a delight and perfect for al fresco meals with views towards the church spire and beyond. The workshop has been extensively renovated and is a wonderful space which would be suitable for a variety of purposes. There is also off road parking. The accommodation includes 3 bedrooms, kitchen, large characterful sitting room with gallery room above, bathroom and a shower room.

The surrounding area The Georgian town of Modbury is situated in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty", nestling in a wide valley between the rolling hills of the South Hams. The town is well supplied with many independent shops including butchers, bakers, grocers, hardware, delicatessen as well as art and antique shops, well reputed inns and restaurants. The town has a medical centre, optician, dentist and vets as well as the ancient parish church and a primary school. There are bus connections to Kingsbridge, 8 miles to the south east and to Plymouth, 12 miles to the west, with full city facilities, Derriford Hospital, mainline railway station and airport. There are magnificent sandy beaches only 5 miles away at Bigbury-on-Sea and Wonwell, with The South Devon Coast Path offering glorious walks as well as numerous rural footpaths nearer Modbury. About 5 miles north of Modbury is the A38 Expressway and just north of this is the contrasting rugged splendour of Dartmoor.

Entrance The timber panelled front door with glazed upper part leads into the:

Kitchen Two casement windows to the south with tiled sills above 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink set into roll edged worktop with tiled surround, space for cooker, fridge and plumbing for washing machine. Two steps lead up under a beam to the sitting room, also passage to the left with a pine door to the airing cupboard containing the immersion heater and slatted shelving. Pine panelled door to:

Bedroom three Irregular shaped room with casement window with slate sill over the courtyard. Pine fitted corner cupboard with hanging space and shelves. Dressed stone wall area, exposed beams and fitted carpet. Door to :-

en suite shower room Corner shower, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Exposed beams, area of exposed dressed stonework. Extractor fan, fitted towel rail and mirror, panel heater. Pine skirting board, old pine cupboard.

Sitting room Two steps lead up from the kitchen to the wonderfully spacious vaulted living room with exposed beams, wooden parquet floor and pine skirting boards. Steps lead down to the lower ground floor, beside a curving wall with a display sill. A large wood burning stove is set on the slate hearth under a wide 19th. Century brick arch. Three timber framed casement windows to the south have slate window sills. Low level fitted pine cupboard concealing meters. Pine open tread staircase on the east wall leading up to the:

Gallery room Open slatted staircase leading up from sitting area. Good storage area or extra reception space, with a pine entrance hatch and Velux window to the north, built- in shelving storage unit. Light and power points. Partly timber panelled walls.

Lower ground floor The curving staircase from sitting room leads down to the lower passageway with storage space under the stairs and a cupboard recessed into the north wall with hanging space. Doors to two bedrooms and the bathroom:

Bedroom one Double bedroom with window looking out to the side passage. Louvre doors to shelving.

Bedroom two Double bedroom with room for storage/wardrobe.

Bathroom Double pine doors into the bathroom comprising panelled bath with Mira shower unit, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, all with tiled surround. Light and extractor fan.

The courtyard Extending all along the west of the dwelling is a level south and west facing paved terrace with central circular feature, ideal for al fresco meals, as it benefits from the sun until sunset, with a view over Modbury to the west and a glimpse of the church spire. Log store and timber shed. The two metre high timber fence above a stone plinth provides privacy. There are two external lights, an outside tap and plenty of space for colourful flower tubs, storage of bikes, etc. And for relaxation.

Workshop/ office Recently fully renovated, this very useful space could be used for a number of purposes. It has water connected, drainage, electricity (with it's own consumer unit), an antique woodburner for heat, sink, stairs leading to upper level, which is standing height. 3 velux windows, fully insulated with extra storage to the side.

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Telephone.

Council tax Band B. South Hams District Council Tel:

Honeysuckle Cottage would be ideal as a main residence, second home or for letting purposes, with its large living room, off road parking and spacious courtyard in the heart of Modbury.

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