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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming and attractive period cottage in a popular rural village. Open plan kitchen/dining room, living room, 4 bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms. Enclosed mature gardens and off-road parking. EPC exempt


Rose Cottage is set in the small village of Knowstone which has the renowned Masons Arms thatched inn which holds a Michelin Star. Just over a mile from the A361 (North Devon link road), Knowstone is very well positioned with good access to Barnstaple and the coastal resorts as well as the Exmoor National Park. The A361 also links to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the south east where there is a main line rail station linking to London Paddington.

The thriving market town of South Molton is about 8 miles and offers an excellent range of day to day amenities including schooling up to secondary level, a wide variety of shops, banking facilities, churches and regular livestock and pannier markets.


The front door leads into a small STAIR HALL with stairs to the first floor and further door into the open plan KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with a tiled floor. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of timber-fronted units with worktops over, single drainer sink unit, space for fridge, plumbing for washing machine, space for small dishwasher, integrated electric oven and hob with filter hood above. Door to REAR LOBBY/PORCH with door to rear gardens. The LIVING ROOM is an attractive double aspect room with large stone fireplace with slate hearth and wood-burning stove, exposed ceiling beams and a range of floor level cupboards and shelves along one wall.

Off the kitchen a door leads into an INNER HALL with TWO BEDROOMS off with a WET ROOM in between.

On the FIRST FLOOR is a good sized GALLERIED LANDING with exposed timbers and airing cupboard. BEDROOM ONE is a double room with exposed roof timbers and built-in double wardrobe as well as plenty of additional under-eaves storage. BEDROOM 2 is also a double room with exposed timbers and built-in wardrobe. The fully-tiled BATHROOM is newly fitted with a superb suite comprising claw-foot bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.


Rose Cottage is an attractive, attached cottage which is believed to date from the 17th Century and forms part of a row of three Grade II Listed properties. The cottage has plenty of character features such as exposed beams and a large stone fireplace in the living room.


To the side of the cottage a double timber five bar gated entrance leads on to a gravelled driveway that provides parking alongside the cottage. To the right is an area of lawn and a fruit and vegetable garden. To the rear is a further area of mainly lawned garden with a patio area. There is a covered area outside the rear entrance and a timber framed garden shed with power connected. Fine views are enjoyed over farmland to the rear.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system.



From South Molton heading east on the A361 (North Devon Link Road) at Moortown Cross turn left signposted for Knowstone. Continue over the cattle grid and take the next left turn signposted for Knowstone. Follow the road down to the village and at the T junction turn right. The cottage will be found soon after on the left hand side. NB the postcode will not take you directly to the property itself. Please follow the directions as above.

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29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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