TUCKED away from view and surrounded by its own pretty country gardens that extend to around half an acre The Old Well House is a delightful detached, thatched cottage which originates back to the 16th century when it was probably constructed as a farmhouse and latterly considerably modernised in circa early-mid twentieth century.
Rendered cob walls under a thatched roof, this traditional through-passage house is constructed mainly over two storeys and extends to approximately 2005 square feet.
An abundance of period features make this house a home including leaded light windows, oak panelling, beamed ceilings and deep fireplaces, plank and muntin screens and ornate wood panelling.
The accommodation has three reception rooms, ground floor bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, utility and cloakroom, to the first floor are three further bedrooms.
The property is offered to the open market with the benefit of no onward chain.
The Old Well House offers a unique opportunity to purchase a large, grade II listed family home in a quintessentially pretty, traditional English village.
The property is approached through a stone pillared entrance with wrought iron gates to the gravelled parking area and a garage.
A path through the lawned garden sweeps you to the front door with thatched storm porch with ornate carved wood chamfered wall posts.
The front door opens to a decorative panelled through passage entrance hall with some 17th Century panelling and sections of decorative frieze.
To the left is the panelled sitting room an open fire further creates a homely cosy feel. Beyond this room is a ground floor bedroom.
The dining room is generously proportioned again with beautiful wood panelling and decorative carving; a deep fire place would crackle away in the winter months.
The kitchen is surprisingly bright and well fitted making this a practical and usable space, off the kitchen is a cloakroom and utility room with shower, perfect after a hard day in the garden!
To the first floor you will find three bedrooms, all of which can easily accommodate a double bed.
There is a small cloakroom at this level to compliment the ground floor bathroom.
Outside, the wonderful formal gardens require some attention from those with green fingers. They surround the house and measure approximately 0.465 of an acre.
There are many established trees and shrubs and a pathway leads to the paddock or orchard.
The Old Well House is in Coffinswell, one of the prettiest villages in the area, set amongst the rolling south Devon countryside. The property is in keeping with the chocolate box pretty hamlet with its thatched cottages and red telephone box.
Situated amongst the unspoilt countryside and the rolling meadows, with far reaching, open views, it is particularly well placed for Torbay Hospital and out of town amenities.
The attractive village offers a well-regarded public house, and a strong sense of community centring around the many events held at the 12th century St Bartholomew's church, all in an idyllic countryside setting.
There is a comprehensive range of both private and state educational facilities nearby including Torquay Boys' and Girls' Grammar Schools.
For further information about The Old Well House, priced at £495,000, telephone Stags on 01803 200160, today.