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A most attractive two bedroom cottage offering a wealth of character, in the heart of Bampton, with south facing garden and views over the village to the surrounding countryside.
The property is conveniently situated close to the centre of Bampton with all the amenities it has to offer, with popular pubs and restaurants, butcher, baker, greengrocer, chemist, doctors' practice, Primary School, Post Office and a lovely c.15th Century Church. The market town of Tiverton lies 7 miles to the south with dual carriageway access to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway and Tiverton Parkway mainline station which provides regular intercity services to London (Paddington 2 hours). The whole area is well known for its outstanding natural beauty with Exmoor National Park just 3.5 miles to the north and the beaches of the beautiful North Devon coast are only a 40 minute drive
Leap Cottage is a charming period cottage believed to date back to the mid-19th century and has been renovated and modernised over time to include double glazing, re-wiring, modern kitchen with Neff appliances, electric radiators with heating in every room (installed in 2014) and is in immaculate order throughout. It retains many period features and character including wooden latch doors, exposed stone walls, timbers and fireplaces, making a very comfortable home with two double bedrooms, and a mature pretty south facing cottage garden.
From the front door you go into the entrance porch with door into the welcoming sitting room with a Cornish slate tiled floor and feature fireplace inset with a wood burning stove, built in fitted cupboards and shelving to both sides of the fireplace. Door through to the dining area and kitchen, an L shaped room with window seat and built in fitted base units along the length of one wall, leading into the fitted kitchen with wooden cream units.
On the first floor there is a double bedroom with original cast iron fireplace and a good-size bathroom with white bathroom and shower suite, electric heated towel rail and ample storage with a linen cupboard housing the hot water tank and immersion heater, and a further storage cupboard. Stairs to second floor galleried double bedroom, a bright and light room with large velux window and pretty window to side with views, and under eaves storage.
From the kitchen a glazed door leads to the shared garden path with useful utility/storage shed to one side with electic, water and plumbing. Further along the path is a useful wood store and bin storage area and off to the left of the path is a gate giving rear access to the cottage from Frog Street. The private garden is full of mature shrubs and flower beds, gravelled patio area ideal for sitting and enjoying the wonderful views over Bampton and the surrounding countryside.
Please see the floor plan for the dimensions. The internal photos have been taken with a wide angle lens to show more of the rooms.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage.
From Seddons Bampton Office turn right out of the front door and proceed up to the junction cross over the road into Frog Street, continue along this street, bear round to the right and Leap Cottage will be found on the right hand side of the street before the sharp left hand bend.