From the quiet country lane outside, a wooden stable-style door opens into the porch.
Terracotta tiled floor. Double-glazed windows to the front each side of the door, and a double-glazed window to the side. Cottage style doors to the Kitchen and the Living room. Hooks for coats. Space for a fridge and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Wall-mounted electric consumer unit.
11' 0'' x 6' 10'' (3.35m x 2.08m)
Terracotta tiled floor. Double-glazed window to the front. Radiator. Wall and base kitchen units with roll-top worktops over. Single drainer stainless steel sink with swan-neck mixer tap. Space for a free-standing cooker. Small recess with shelves. Tiled splash-backs on two sides.
15' 8'' x 13' 6'' (4.78m x 4.12m)
Double-glazed window to the front and one to the rear. Stone tiled floor. Ceiling beams. Cottage style door with thumb latch to the boiler room/back porch. Stone fireplace with a bressemer beam over and a cast-iron wood burner. Built-in cupboard to one side of the fireplace, with factory-lagged hot water tank and shelves. Stairs to the first floor. Built-in hospitality sink unit with chrome swan-neck mixer tap. Radiator. Door to the Snug/Sitting room.
13' 0'' x 10' 1'' (3.95m x 3.07m)
Double-glazed window to the front. Ceiling beams. Parquet floor. Radiator. Stone fireplace with metal hood and cast-iron grate. Bookshelves in recess to one side of the fireplace.
Terracotta tiled floor. Oil-fired boiler. Wooden door to the rear garden.
65' 7'' x 19' 8'' (20m x 6m)
South-facing with a concrete patio area and small log store immediately behind the house. Three stone steps rise to the garden area. Mainly laid to lawn, with a stone wall and a border flower bed on one side and a wooden fence on the other. Oil storage tank. At the bottom of the garden is a timber shed and timber wood store and a gate to the rear, with access to a parking area, where 2 Riverside Cottages has the right to use one parking space. Behind the house are fantastic views of fields and hills.
First Floor Landing
Fitted carpet. Double-glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden. Ceiling hatch with access to a loft (not inspected). Cottage-style doors to Bedrooms two, three, the Bathroom and a WC. Some exposed beams and trusses. At the end of the landing is another cottage-style door with thumb latch, which opens into Bedroom one (suite).
Bedroom one suite
Tiled floor. Double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Low-level flush WC and pedestal wash basin.
An open doorway leads to
10' 7'' x 10' 5'' (3.22m x 3.17m)
Built-in cupboards, one housing a cold-water header tank, the other for storage. Two exposed roof trusses, double-glazed window to the front with lovely views over the river. Radiator. (This room could be extended to 3.22m x 4.28m by the removal of one stud wall.)
13' 2'' x 10' 0'' (4.01m x 3.04m)
Cottage-style door with thumb latch. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Double-glazed window to the front with lovely views over the river. Ceiling beams and one exposed wooden roof truss.
11' 9'' x 7' 8'' (3.58m x 2.34m)
Cottage-style door with thumb latch. Double-glazed window to the front with lovely views over the river to the fields and woods beyond. Exposed wooden roof truss. Radiator. Wash basin.
Tiled floor. Three-piece bathroom suite including: panel-enclosed bath with wall-mounted electric shower over; low-level flush WC; and pedestal wash basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Exposed wooden truss. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiled on two sides.
Water & Drainage
The cottage has mains water. There is a shared septic tank with the neighbours on each side. Maintenance and emptying costs are split evenly between the three cottages.
2 River View Cottages has a right of way and right to park one vehicle on the adjoining property.
Brendon is the real-life setting of RD Blackmore’s novel, Lorna Doone. It offers some of the best walking and riding country in Exmoor National Park. With a choice of two excellent local Inns in the valley, the cottage is also within easy distance of the shops, restaurants and coastal coves and walks of Lynton & Lynmouth.