Property of the Week: Homely cottage in historic village

Torbay Weekly

Set in the charming, historic village of Compton, Property of the Week is this homely, detached cottage built in the 1800s.

Owned by the current owners for more than 20 years, its has been well maintained and cared for giving it a lovely homely feel.

It boasts many characterful features such as the large stone fireplace and beamed ceilings.

It has a generous sized living area, three double bedrooms, lovely easy-care gardens and off-road parking.

Myrtle Cottage benefits from modern features such as double glazing and electric panel heating.

From the front, the accommodation is accessed via a part-glazed porch/conservatory giving the opportunity to store your boots and coats - and is very handy for storage or as a garden room.

A further door leads to the reception/dining room, having a slate floor, side window, door leading off to the lounge and an opening giving access to the staircase leading to the first floor, the kitchen and to the outside areas.

The living room features lovely, exposed timber beams and a large stone fire surround with inset wooden beam and with a fitted multifuel burner that is plumbed in to assist heating the hot water.

Views over the front garden and the open countryside are through the three leaded UPVC double glazed windows to the front.

A door gives access to the kitchen, which is located to the rear of the property.

The modern kitchen is fitted with a range of base and eyelevel units with timber effect roll edge worksurface, a fitted double oven with smooth top hob, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, and tiled splash back.

It has space and plumbing for various appliances and has a dual aspect.

A door leads back towards the reception/dining area. And there is also a downstairs cloakroom and a further storage area.

Upstairs, Myrtle Cottage offers three good-sized double bedrooms each with a front aspect view over the garden and nearby open countryside.

There is a large bathroom to one end and a smaller shower room the other.

A great feature on the first floor is the handy space which works well as an office or work area.

Outside, there are two areas of garden. The current owners use the front as a vegetable plot with the elevated rear area for relaxing.

The property has the benefit of two spaces to park cars and a single garage.

The property is on the market through Winkworth Torbay with an asking price of £475,000. Call 01803 444595.