Shoemakers Cottage, Black Torrington

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Sold £300,000

SHOEMAKERS COTTAGE is an end terraced character cottage set within the popular village of Black Torrington with the village offering its own public house, primary school, village hall, church and chapel as well as a doctors surgery and a hair and beauty salon. Whereas Shebbear is approximately 3 miles distance which has its own convenience store, village hall, public house, primary school, a private school. Both villages boast a community spirit. Black Torrington is approximately 7 miles from Holsworthy, 6 miles from Hatherleigh and 14 miles from Okehampton as well as Bideford being 15 miles distance with all of these towns have a full comprehensive range of shops and facilities. 

The property itself has spacious accommodation throughout offering 18'7 lounge with feature inglenook fireplace housing woodburner, 25'2 fully fitted kitchen/ dining room, a separate 12'9 snug/ craft room with double patio doors opening onto rear garden as well as a 9'8 study and a 9'1 separate utility room. To the first floor there are four good sized double bedrooms with the master bedroom having a walk in dressing room as well as an en-suite bathroom both with bath and shower as well as the property having a separate family bathroom. The property is offered to the market being oil fired centrally heated and double glazed throughout. The property is approached via a side driveway which has ample off road parking for three to four vehicles in turn leading to an open three bay fronted storage shed as well as a separate storage garden shed and a fully enclosed lawned private garden to the rear with high hedged boundary. There are mature trees and shrubs as well as a patio area. 

THE ACCOMMODATION (in brief comprises):- 

ENTRANCE DOORWAY leading into ENTRANCE HALLWAY with laminate flooring, 2x radiators, stairs to first floor. 

GROUND FLOOR TOILET comprising low level w.c, wash hand basin, tiled splash backing, tiled floor, obscure glazed window. 

LOUNGE 18'7 x 12'8 (5.66m x 3.86m) with inglenook feature fireplace with beam over with woodburner, window seat, window overlooking front elevation, radiator, understairs cupboard, fitted carpet. 

SNUG/ CRAFT ROOM 12'9 x 9'9 (3.89m x 2.97m) with laminate floor, double patio doors opening onto rear garden, opening leading into:- 

STUDY AREA 9'8 x 5'7 (2.95m x 1.70m) with laminate floor, shelving, 2x fitted desk areas, radiator. 

KITCHEN/ DINING ROOM 25'2 x 10' (7.67m x 3.05m) with kitchen area having fitted matching eye and base units and work surfaces with tiled splash backing, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, electric oven and grill, 4 ring gas hob with extractor over, tiled flooring within the kitchen area and 2x windows. In the dining room area there is fitted carpet, radiator and window overlooking front elevation. 

UTILITY ROOM off kitchen 9'1 x 4'8 (2.77m x 1.42m) with work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, Firebird oil fired boiler (providing the property with central heating and hot water), plumbing for washing machine. 


LANDING with return balustrade, fitted carpet, hatch to loft space, radiator, fitted bookcase. 

MASTER BEDROOM ONE 18'8 x 18' (5.69m x 5.49m) maximum measurements with 2x windows overlooking rear garden, radiator, fitted carpet, door opening into WALK IN DRESSING AREA with fitted carpet and hanging space, door into EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9'0 x 7'9 (2.74m x 2.36m) fitted with panel bath, separate double walk in shower, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor, radiator, obscure glazed window. 

BEDROOM TWO 14'5 x 11' (4.40m x 3.35m) maximum measurements with fitted carpet, 2x radiators, 2x windows, storage cupboard/ wardrobe. 

BEDROOM THREE 10'11 x 10'6 (3.33m x 3.20m) with fitted carpet, radiator, window overlooking front elevation. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' x 7'10 (3.96m x 2.39m) with wardrobe recess, fitted carpet, radiator, window overlooking front elevation. 
FAMILY BATHROOM 9'9 x 7'2 (2.97m x 2.19m) comprising panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, floor to ceiling tiling, tiled floor, radiator, obscure glazed window. 


There is a tarmacadam DRIVEWAY to the side of the property with ample parking area for three to four vehicles, the REAR GARDEN being mainly laid to lawn with a PATIO AREA and high hedged natural boundary as well as various trees and shrubs. There is also a separate GARDEN SHED as well as an OPEN FRONTED THREE BAY SHED suitable for storage. 

Mains electricity, mains drainage and oil fired central heating and telephone at present installed. 

COUNCIL TAX Band D £1,723.01 2017/2018 


From Bideford Quay proceed on the Torrington A386 going through the hamlet of Landcross and taking the road signposted to Stibb Cross B3227. Follow this road until reaching Stibb Cross which is approximately 7 miles. At Stibb Cross go straight across the crossroads as signposted to Shebbear then proceeding as going towards Shebbear. Just before approaching the village you will see a left hand fork signposted to Black Torrington 3 miles. Follow this road and the signage to Black Torrington until reaching the village which upon entering the village veer around the left hand corner. Follow the road and along Broad Street, Shoemakers Cottage will be found half way along on your left hand side a short distance from the local village public house.