A delightful Grade II Listed thatched cottage in the middle of this peaceful and charming, West Devon conservation village. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, large living room, garden to the rear, and parking for 2 cars.
Forge Cottage is a picturesque, grade II listed house believed to date back to 1650 situated in the peaceful little village of Sampford Courtenay about 5 miles from the town of Okehampton with its newly opened branch line linking it to Exeter by rail, and 6 miles from Dartmoor National Park and the A.30 dual carriageway. Sampford Courtenay is one of those lovely Devon villages off the tourist trail which are such a delight in which to live. With more than its fair share of thatched cottages, a lovely pub and thriving parish church, it's pure delight. The lack of traffic provides a peace and tranquillity rarely found these days. The property lies roughly 4 miles from the newly opened Okehampton branch line linking it to Exeter by rail.
Forge Cottage is a delightful, thatched house dating from the early 17th century or earlier. It has been lovingly cared for by the current owner and features heavily beamed ceilings and a superb, large living room with glorious stone fireplace and a fixed, 17th century bench. The accommodation comprises the living room and kitchen on the ground floor. Leading off the far end of the hall is the a bedroom with en suite, ideal for guests. An enclosed staircase leads to the first floor where there is a good landing off which are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom and w.c.
Outside is a very pretty back garden with private higher level with small level lawn, gravel patio/barbecue area and summer house and shed; it is a sun trap. There is parking for 2 cars to the front of the property. Forge Cottage makes a lovely family home and is also well suited to holiday letting. View now to avoid disappointment!
To locate the property from The New Inn on the A3072, turn into the village. Forge Cottage is located at the turn approximately 300 metres along on the left hand side.
We are advised by the vendor that the property is currently being rethatched and that BT has now installed superfast broadband in the village which is due to go live shortly.