A fine example of a grade II listed thatched cottage located on this quiet road within Crediton in a lovely family area very close to the local park with superb views of the church. The cottage is an ideal family home and offers four double bedrooms and three reception rooms with stunning period features throughout.
White Cottage has been tastefully improved over the years, the current owner extended the property to create a large triple aspect kitchen / diner with a handmade fitted kitchen and granite work surfaces. The room has plenty of light, underfloor heating, is a lovely sociable room and is in keeping with the period charm of the building. The property also benefits from gas central heating throughout which is another addition by the current owner
The whole of the thatched roof has been replaced in May 2017 making this property a must have for buyers who love character properties.
White Cottage, the attached garden wall and stable is a superb cottage with architectural and historical interest. It dates from the early 18th century, believed to be a re-casting of an earlier building, it comprises roughcast cob and brick on the west end. The extensions and alterations were carried out in 1890 by Mr Francis of Dart & Francis, which at the time very well known church builders that took major commissions out of the county and abroad. It is believed that Mr Francis remodelled the whole house here as well as adding the sympathetic addition to the west end.
Outside the beautifully maintained and south facing gardens offer a great deal of privacy and superb views over Crediton park and the local church. There is a patio area/seating area, spacious lawned area, substantial vegetable plot with raised beds in total measuring 0.22 acres, attached garage large outbuilding providing storage and a further log store.
from the High Street turn left onto Market Street follow the road around past the square and after approximately 500 yards the property will be found on your right hand side.
The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises;
with tiled floor, half height wood panelled walls and entrances to
Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, gas central heating boiler & radiator.
Ornate staircase with storage cupboards, parquet wooden flooring, stain glass window and radiator
Wooden flooring, brick fireplace, corner cupboard, half height white painted wooden panelling and radiator.
(max) A delightful light room with triple French doors opening onto the south facing garden. Nicely fitted range of cream and wooden units beneath granite worktops, space for range style cooker with chrome extractor over, corner unit and attractive cream floor tiles with under floor heating.
with tiled floor and glazed door to garden
With wood burning stove, French doors opening onto the gardens and radiator.
Reducing to 6’9 x 5’4 (2.05m x 1.62m) With door to garden, triple aspect and radiator.
Beamed ceiling and radiator
with door to garage and garden
with radiator and entrances to
Victorian style fireplace, built in cupboards and steps down to
A lovely triple aspect room with nicely fitted white suite with roll top bath, pedestal wash basin, Low level WC, exposed beams and radiator.
Pedestal wash basin and radiator
Built in cupboards and radiator
Built in airing cupboard and radiator
Modern suite with bath and chrome shower over, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiled floor and chrome radiator.
The gardens are a true feature of the property with 3 rooms having doors opening straight onto the delightful mature south facing gardens, as well as pedestrian access from the road and access from the garage. The gardens are nicely landscaped with mature trees & shrubs, numerous flower beds and sizeable vegetable area as well as extensive lawns and patios. The gardens are made private by a high crinkle crankle wall, beyond which is the town park with pedestrian gate leading into the park. At the side of the house is the Garage 18’5 x 12’6 (5.61m x 3.81m) with sliding doors, rear doors giving access to a further parking area and Garden Sheds Overall approx. 15’ x 10’ (4.57m x 3.04m) split into 3. It is believed that the sheds could be moved to provide further parking / turning area if required.
Gas central heating
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