The Challices, Chulmleigh

Under Offer — Offers in Excess of £375,000 — Freehold

Semi Detached House for Sale in Eggesford with 5 Bedrooms, 3 Reception Rooms and 2 Bathrooms.

This attractive period cottage, occupies a truly lovely rural location, with good sized gardens, backing directly onto woodland where numerous walks can be enjoyed, and with views over the adjoining countryside to the front. The cottage retains a lot of original features including stone fireplace and exposed beams, and offers sizeable accommodation with two reception rooms, kitchen / breakfast room, conservatory and shower room to the ground floor, plus five bedrooms and family bathroom to the first floor, the master bedroom featuring patio doors opening directly onto the lovely gardens.

The property has been well maintained and is offered in good order, with double glazing, electric heating and woodburner, and has a recently installed sewerage treatment unit, but there is scope for a buyer to enhance the property further.

Although in a wonderful location with a handful of near neighbours and surrounded by open countryside, it has very good communication links and is just a fraction over 1 mile from the A377 and the Exeter to Barnstaple train line. The nearest town of Chulmleigh is less than 4 miles away which has a range of shops, places of worship, public houses and school.

Accommodation with approximate measurements comprises;



with separate entrances to;

SHOWER ROOM — 8' 0'' x 2' 8'' (2.44m x 0.81m)

with tiled shower cubicle, low level WC and wash basin.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM — 17' 2'' x 11' 2'' (5.23m x 3.40m)

narrowing to 7’8 (2.39m) A dual aspect room with 2 windows and glazed door to courtyard, fitted with range of wooden units beneath roll edge worktop, single drainer stink with mixer tap, matching wall units and economy 7 night storage heater.

DINING ROOM — 16' 3'' x 10' 4'' (4.95m x 3.15m)

a light dual aspect room with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, recessed fireplace, under stairs storage cupboard, Economy 7 night storage heater, wooden French internal doors to;

CONSERVATORY — 13' 1'' x 8' 2'' (3.98m x 2.49m)

with wooden flooring and door to courtyard.

LIVING ROOM — 16' 2'' x 14' 0'' (4.92m x 4.26m)

with stone walling to one wall and inglenook fireplace with raised stone hearth and insert woodburning stove window and glazed door to the front, ceiling timbers, Economy 7 night storage heater, and staircase to;


Spacious & Light with two windows trap to roof space and two Economy 7 night storage heaters.

BEDROOM ONE — 12' 0'' x 11' 1'' (3.65m x 3.38m)

with patio doors and glazed side panels overlooking and open onto the delightful rear gardens, built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM TWO — 15' 3'' x 10' 8'' (4.64m x 3.25m)

front aspect with far-reaching views.

BATHROOM — 7' 9'' x 6' 3'' (2.36m x 1.90m)

white suite with bath, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC and heated towel rail, built-in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water tank and shelving, window overlooking the rear garden, and Dimplex heater.

BEDROOM THREE — 17' 3'' x 7' 7'' (5.25m x 2.31m)

plus recesses window to the front and exposed ceiling timbers.

BEDROOM FOUR — 10' 0'' x 7' 5'' (3.05m x 2.26m)

with exposed wooden flooring and window to front.

BEDROOM FIVE — 12' 9'' x 8' 9'' (3.88m x 2.66m)


The property is approached by a well-maintained shared driveway, recently resurfaced, to its own private parking for three or four vehicles.

GARAGE — 15' 4'' x 10' 9'' (4.67m x 3.27m)

with power, up and over door and internal door to Hall.

Path leads around the property to the courtyard and steps to the wonderful gardens, with lawn, large organic no dig vegetable garden (approximately 14.32m x 7.92m 47’ x 26’), mature shrubs, seating areas, pond, shed and greenhouse, with far reaching views, and from which numerous woodland walks can be taken. There is an outbuilding attached to the side of the property providing useful storage space, with one section currently being used as a log store as well as having two further compartments.


Electric Heating, Mains Electric, Water and private Drainage.




Band D


Mid Devon District Council.


  • 15
  • The Challices
  • Eggesford
  • Chulmleigh
  • EX18 7QX

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