Bishops Nympton

Cottage: 3 beds

Guide Price £265,000

Agent Details

Geoffrey Clapp Associates

Tel: 01769 572121

3 bedroom Cottage For Sale in Bishops Nympton

Key Features

  • Detached Grade II listed cottage
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • 2/3 bedrooms
  • Much charm and character
  • Side and rear gardens
  • Hobby/work room
  • On-road parking close by
  • Popular village location
  • EPC Exempt


A delightful and beautifully presented Grade II listed thatched cottage offering much charm and character, situated in a popular village location. Side and rear gardens, decked terrace, timber shed, log store and a hobby/work room. On road parking close by. EPC Exempt.


LOCATION Pear Tree Cottage located in the pretty village of Bishops Nympton with its Post Office/shop/newsagent, community hall, church, chapel and primary school. The market town of South Molton is only 3 miles distant and offers good local facilities with supermarket, banks, Post Office, junior and senior schools, health centre, library and the popular Pannier Market held on Thursdays and Saturdays, together with regular livestock markets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles distant, situated at the head of the Taw Estuary and offering a greater variety of shops and other facilities. The property is not far from Exmoor National Park providing superb riding and walking facilities. The North Devon coast with its excellent sandy beaches at Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacombe and delightful cliff walks is also within driving distance. The North Devon link road (A361) gives good access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 with intercity rail connections to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway.  

DESCRIPTION Pear Tree Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed property, beautifully presented throughout with a wealth of charm and period features including ceiling timbers, deep window sills and wood burning stove in the sitting room. The cottage is constructed predominantly of stone and cob, rendered and colourwashed under a thatched roof and benefits from having oil-fired central heating and double glazed windows through most of the cottage. There is a pretty garden to the side and rear, useful timber shed and log store and a decking area with attractive timber arbour, making this a lovely entertaining area.  

ACCOMMODATION Please refer to the floorplan for approximate room measurements.

Ground floor

Wooden door to

ENTRANCE HALL: with wood effect flooring, walk-in storage room with space for fridge freezer.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: A real hub of the house with a country feel, dual aspect room with oak wall and floor units including 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit. Built in Zanussi double oven and induction hob with extractor over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Shelved storage cupboard. Ceiling timbers and double glazed windows to the rear.

STUDY: A triple aspect room with slate window sills overlooking the side garden.

SITTING ROOM: A dual aspect room with ceiling timbers and original vertical support beam. A natural stone fireplace with bread oven and beam over with woodburning stove is the main feature of the room. Wall lights with dimmer switch. Under stairs cupboard and cloak cupboard, offering good storage areas. Stairs to first floor. Door to

DINING ROOM/BEDROOM 3: A delightful room with ceiling timbers, deep window sill and door to rear porch. Door to CLOAKROOM: with low WC and wall-mounted wash basin.

REAR LOBBY: Door to rear garden.

First Floor

LANDING leading to bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM 1: Dual aspect room with built-in airing cupboard and storage area. Ceiling timbers and deep windowsills. Recessed area either side of the stone chimney breast.

BEDROOM 2: Again, dual aspect room with ceiling timbers.

BATHROOM: With low WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with Mira shower fixture with glass screen. Heated towel rail. Ceiling timber.


There is a stone retaining wall with wooden gate leading to the front door. The delightful side and rear gardens is a real feature of the property with many shrubs and flower beds, a stone and slate LOG STORE, TIMBER SHED, DECKING AREA with PERGOLA. Outside tap. External staircase lead to a HOBBY/WORK ROOM: with heating, power and light. Steps lead to a further garden, laid to lawn, overlooking the main garden. Oil storage tank. There are gates at either end of the property allowing easy access to the garden, eg, for oil delivery.


SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band D. North Devon District Council.



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