Property of the Week is a charming, beautifully presented Grade II-listed cottage with a lovely, good-sized rear garden, garage and working Aga range.
Located in historic Barton, this 19th century Grade II-listed cottage, built originally as a house and shop circa 1850, is brimming with original character and beauty which gives a warm, homely feel while having the luxury of modern facilities, a lovely, well-stocked mature garden and the added benefit of a garage with parking in front.
Deceptively spacious, the cottage comprises two bedrooms, an office/study/occasional third bedroom, a four-piece bathroom, walk-in linen room, kitchen, dining room and a spacious lounge.
Barton, situated towards the outskirts of Torquay, offers facilities including local shops, a church, infants and primary schools situated in Barton Hill Road.
A bus service operates from Barton to the town centre.
An internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this charming cottage.
The accommodation includes a lower lounge with beamed ceiling, large Inglenook-style fireplace with fitted Aga supplying background heat and hot water to the property.
The room also offers fitted display shelving in one alcove, a window seat under a large, small-paned window to the front, and part-wood panelling to the wall.
There is a beamed room divide and step up to the upper lounge with large window and former door allowing a great deal of natural light, exposed stone and brickwork feature walls with fitted display shelving.
A light, bright dining room with bay window and second window to side also features the original skylight/delivery hatch.
The kitchen offers floor cupboards under a worktop surface incorporating a one-and-a-half bowl ceramic sink with drainer, and space and plumbing for a washing machine.
There are matching wall cupboards with display cupboards on one wall, a tiled floor, space for a fridge/freezer. Inglenook-style fireplace with space for cooker, and shelving suitable for pots/pans/microwave adjacent.
A small breakfast bar overlooks the lovely rear garden.
The ground floor WC has a modern suite comprising closed coupled WC, wash basin in a vanity unit with cupboard under, and a pretty circular stained-glass window.
Upstairs, there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. One of the bedrooms is ideal for someone looking to work from home, or set up as a study/playroom or occasional bedroom.
Outside is a fully enclosed rear garden arranged over a couple of levels, with paved patio areas giving plenty of space for outdoor entertaining, lawn with border beds planted with a variety of shrubs and trees, space for a greenhouse.
An additional area creatively uses the garage roof as an extra sitting-out area.
The chain free property is on sale at offers in excess of £300,000 with Ridgewater Sales and Lettings. For more details, or to arrange a viewing, call 01803 313577.
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