Guide price

£575,000

4 bed terraced house for sale
8 And 8A Cross Street, Moretonhampstead, Devon TQ13

4 beds
2 baths
3 receptions
Tenure:
Freehold
Council tax band:
Not available
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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Moretonhampstead Primary School0.2 miles
  • Running Deer (SEN)1.7 miles
  • Yeoford8.2 miles
  • Crediton9.9 miles

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

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • A big, spacious unlisted period townhouse with an integral self contained annexe/flat
  • South facing walled garden
  • Large entrance hall
  • Open plan kitchen and living room with garden access
  • Media room and w.c./shower room
  • Feature first floor sitting room with exposed structural beams and a fireplace and stove
  • Five double bedrooms in all
  • Family bathroom
  • Roof terrace with great views
  • Large, dry basement and utility area
This is a very spacious unlisted period townhouse with a notable cupola, unique in Moretonhampstead, on the roof above the first floor bay window. The principal house has a large entrance hall and a ground floor shower room/w.c., three reception rooms including the living room which is open plan to the kitchen, a media room and a charming first floor sitting room with exposed roof timbers in the open void and a wood burning stove. There are four double bedrooms, and a bathroom on the first floor and at the rear off the main bedroom is a large roof top terrace with views across the edge of the town to countryside and the nearby open moor. There is a large, dry basement with storage and space for a gym and a laundry area. At the rear is a walled south facing garden. Integral to the house, but self contained, is a ground floor one bedroom annexe/flat which can provide a useful income or accommodation for a dependant relative or Air bnb. The house has all mains services and is presented in good condition. There is no on site parking but the present owners have no trouble finding parking close by. Fowlers very strongly recommend viewing to appreciate this lovely family home.

Situation

This lovely family home and self contained flat is situated in a most convenient position in Moretonhampstead for access to local amenities. The town offers a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants, a Primary school and Pre-school, surgeries for dentist, doctor and vet, a Parish church and Chapel, a youth centre, arts centre and sports centre with football pitch, tennis club, bowling club, gym and a skate park. There is an open air swimming pool in the summertime. Moretonhampstead has direct access to countryside and moorland walks and the open moor is just a short drive. There is parking close by. Exeter is approximately 12 miles and the A30 and A38 are equidistant at about 8 miles.

Entrance

Both the house and flat have independent front doors from Cross Street.

Hallway (17' 2'' x 11' 4'' (5.23m x 3.45m))

The broad part glazed panelled front door leads into the spacious hall which has an oak floor and a large mat well, a tall ceiling with coving, a pendant light point, painted wainscotting and a brick former fireplace. The staircase has carved and turned balusters and handrails and an understairs cupboard which houses the circuit breaker box and smart meter. Two steps lead down to the kitchen and a panelled door leads to the side lobby

Side Lobby (8' 2'' x 5' 10'' (2.49m x 1.78m))

A most useful area with an oak floor and space for coats and wellies, a panelled door to the media room and a part glazed panelled door to the shower/w.c.

Shower/W.c. (6' 8'' x 5' 10'' (2.03m x 1.78m))

A fully tiled room with a glazed shower screen and door and a built in thermostatic shower, a pedestal wash hand basin, a low level w.c. With a mascerator and a double glazed sash window to the front.

Media Room (13' 10'' x 8' 9'' (4.21m x 2.66m))

This room has a door to a lobby at either end, space for a large TV and a spotlight track ceiling mounted. Single panel radiator.

Kitchen Lobby

The media room and kitchen connect through this lobby which has a pine floor and a built in pine dresser for crockery and glasses. Two steps lead down to the kitchen.

Kitchen (16' 5'' x 13' 4'' (5m x 4.06m))

The kitchen opens out into a living room that benefits from a southerly aspect and windows and doors to the garden. The kitchen itself has a side window and a large velux double glazed skylight set into the roof above the kitchen island. It is fitted with a range of base and wall cabinets with hardwood doors and drawers and granite worktops with a one and a half bowl inset stainless steel sink, mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. A dresser unit is fitted as well with glazed cupboard doors and shelving. Within the kitchen is a built in fridge freezer, larder cupboard and dishwasher and space for a large cooking range. There are five ceiling recessed LED downlighters, granite topped units which separate the kitchen and living room and two brick steps lead down to the living room.

Living Room (14' 8'' x 16' 3'' average (4.47m x 4.95m))

A pair of double glazed doors and side panels and a further double glazed door lead out to the walled garden which is south facing. A broad structural beam spans the room and the floor is laid with oak. A slate hearth has a gas fired stove fitted with a balanced flue and there is a contemporary style upright radiator and a central ceiling light point. There is plenty of space for a large sofa and comfy chairs as well as a big dining table. A pine door leads to the steps to the basement.

First Floor Landing

The staircase rises to the landing passing a double glazed stairwell window. The landing has some painted wainscotting, panelled doors to all rooms, a double airing cupboard and a shallow shelved storage cupboard.

Sitting Room (15' 8'' x 13' 11'' (4.77m x 4.24m))

This is a bright room with a large double glazed sash window to the front, high ceilings with exposed roof trusses, a pendant light point, a high plinth for display, a part rendered chimney with a brick fireplace, a fitted Villager wood burning stove with a lined flue and a pine framed hearth. To either side of the chimney are large pine cupboards, the floor is laid with beautiful old pine floorboards, there is a TV point and a double panel radiator. Set up in the eaves is a hatchway to the loft.

Bedroom 2 (13' 2'' x 12' 6'' (4.01m x 3.81m))

The attractive room features a tall ceiling and a large double glazed bay window with a window seat and cupboards beneath, a fitted double wardrobe, shelving and a radiator cabinet and grille. The floor is original pine.

Bedroom 3 (16' 2'' x 11' 5'' (4.92m x 3.48m))

A good size double room with an original pine floor, a pendant light point, a double panel radiator, a large sash window with side panels and a built in closet with shelving.

Family Bathroom (12' 11'' x 4' 9'' (3.93m x 1.45m))

Fully tiled to floor and walls with two upvc double glazed windows and a great view. It is fitted with a white shaped panelled bath with twin chrome taps, a pedestal wash hand basin, a low level w.c., a shaver point, a ceiling light point and an extractor fan above the shower which has glazed screen and sliding door and a built in thermostatic shower. A double radiator is fitted.

Bedroom 4 (15' 9'' x 8' 7'' (4.8m x 2.61m))

A pleasant double room with a large upvc double glazed side window, a tall ceiling and a central pendant light point, two timber clad painted walls, an original pine floor and a double panel radiator.

Bedroom 1 (17' 1'' x 10' 5'' (5.20m x 3.17m))

A bright room with a tall ceiling and a set of double glazed upvc double glazed patio doors to the roof terrace and view. It has an original pine floor and a double panel radiator.

Roof Terrace (16' 10'' x 12' 4'' (5.13m x 3.76m))

A large first floor terrace with a metal and hardwood balustrade and plenty of space for chairs and a table. The view is excellent as it looks over the edge of town to the Dartmoor countryside and the moor itself.

Basement (42' 10'' x 18' max (13.05m x 5.48m))

Granite steps lead from the doorway in the corner of the living room down to the large basement. The upper level which has restricted head room has space on a large concrete plinth for a washing machine and dryer and also houses the floor mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. A further four steps lead down to the slightly lower level which is full height, concrete floored and dry with power and light. This section separates into two and has masses of space for general storage and presently hosts a gym and wood store at one end.

Exterior

Garden

At just over 60'/18.288m long, the walled garden is enclosed by granite walls and is a real sun trap. It enjoys a view over the edge of the town to the countryside beyond and it has a large brick paved patio with granite steps down to the lawn, a concrete patio area for drying laundry, a lawn, exterior tap and power point and a gravelled path to granite and timber built garden shed (14'3 x 6'11/4.34m x 2.10m) with double doors and a single pitch roof for gardening equipment and general storage. The patio has a floodlight.

Integral Annexe/ Flat (8A Cross Street)

Set on the ground floor only and integral to the house on the right hand side when looking from the street. It has its own front door which is set into a recess. The flat has full residential use and can by used as an Assured Shorthold Tenancy or a holiday let. At present it is being used as an office.

Flat Living Room/Office (30' 3'' x 11' 5'' narrowing to 8'7" (9.21m x 3.48m narrowing to 2.61m))

A spacious room with a double glazed sash window to the front, two pendant light points, a Creda wall mounted digital electric convector radiator and multi paned double doors to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Flat Kitchen/Breakfast Room (17' 7'' x 12' 1'' (5.36m x 3.68m))

Fitted with a range of oak finished base and wall cabinets with a single drainer stainless steel sink and roll top stone effect work surfaces, a fitted halogen hob with an electric fan oven beneath and an extractor hood with a light above and space for an under counter fridge and a washing machine. There is a double glazed side window, a wall mounted electric convector radiator, a vinyl floor, a panelled door to the bathroom and a set of steps to a short corridor to the bedroom.

Rest Room/Bathroom (10' 4'' x 5' 6'' (3.15m x 1.68m))

Fitted with a coloured panelled pressed steel bath with chromed taps, a glazed shower screen and a wall mounted Triton Seville electric shower unit and fully tiled bath and shower splashbacks. A pedestal wash hand basin is fitted, a low level w.c., a Heatstore electric warm air heater, an extractor fan, a ceiling light point and a vinyl floor.

Bedroom 5/Meeting Room (13' 4'' x 10' 2'' (4.06m x 3.1m))

Three upvc double glazed windows allow in lots of natural light and overlook the garden of the main house. There is a Creda digital wall mounted convector heater, a pendant light point and a built in cupboard.

Services

Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Council Tax Band

Main House is Band C
Integral flat is Band A

Directions

From The Square in Moretonhampstead face east and walk to the cross roads where the White Hart Hotel is sited. Cross the road into Cross Street and walk about 40 paces and 8 Cross Street is on the right.

Parking

Whilst 8 and 8A Cross Street have no on site parking there is business hours restricted parking close by or the nearby car park which has annual parking permits available for less than the equivalent of £1 per day.

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