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Whimple | Exeter

Guide Price £475,000

Detached | 3

Sold STC

Accommodation Summary

Lovely, detached, thatched cottage
Grade II listed
Three double bedrooms
Committed seller
Village location
Further potential to improve and extend
Generous gardens
Countryside setting
Council Tax D
EER D

Directions

Either from Exeter or Honiton take the B3174 off the A30. Follow B3174 until turning to Whimple. Drive through the centre of the village past the church and under the railway bridge. At the Thirsty Farmer pub, turn left, go straight over a mini-roundabout heading out of the village at the junction, go round to the left where the property will be found on the left after a short distance.

Situation

The village of Whimple is 8 miles from Exeter and Honiton both of which have the usual range of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, cultural, leisure and entertainment venues. The small market town of Ottery St Mary is 4 miles distant and also has a Sainsburys supermarket. The village itself has a shop come post office, two public houses, a hairdressers, primary school, small medical centre, a church, a heritage museum and tennis, cricket and football clubs. The tennis and cricket clubs are only 200m away from the house. The village has easy access to the M5 via the A30 and has its own railway station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line making commuting very easy.

Description

A wonderful character thatched cottage on the edge of this highly sought-after vibrant village. This Grade II Listed property has been extended and still offers further potential. The generously proportioned ground floor enjoys a large sitting room with feature fireplace, kitchen with extensive range of units plus a breakfast room that leads directly on to the garden. Upstairs there are three bedrooms with the main overlooking the neighbouring orchard. Completing the first floor is a newly fitted modern bathroom with separate shower. Outside the property has a large garden that enjoys a good degree of privacy. Measuring approximately 60 meters the garden also backs onto neighbouring fields. At the end of the garden is a home/work office and off road parking for at least Four cars. The property was rethatched in 2015.

Front door opens to..

BREAKFAST ROOM14'1" x 12'9" (4.3m x 3.89m). A dual aspect room with window to the side overlooking the neighbouring orchard. Patio doors and glazed and wood door to the garden. Cupboard with boiler installed in 2016. Understairs storage.

SITTING ROOM A light dual aspect room with windows to sides. Woodwarm log burner on a brick hearth with timber lintel and surround, two radiators and TV point.

KITCHEN12'7" x 11'9" (3.84m x 3.58m). An extensive range of floor and wall mounted cupboard and drawer units with work surface over. Cooker with extractor hood and light. Space for fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Further shelving and storage. Two windows to the side.

. From the Breakfast Room turning stairs to

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Exposed timbers access to loft space. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE14'9" x 11'3" (4.5m x 3.43m). A double room enjoying a dual aspect with window to the side with lovely views over the neighbouring orchard and window to the front overlooking the garden. Built in wardrobes and storage. Radiator and Television point.

BEDROOM TWO14'1" x 9'11" (4.3m x 3.02m). A double room, again with a dual aspect with windows to front and side. Built in wardrobes and radiator. Exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE12'5" x 675'10" (3.78m x 206m). A light, double room with window to the rear. Wall mounted shelving. Radiator.

BATHROOM A recently added modern bathroom suite with tiled shower cubicle and Mira shower. Panel bath with shower attachment. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with mono tap and cupboard beneath. Wall mounted shelving and mirror. Exposed beams. Extractor fan. Bluetooth built-in ceiling speaker.

OUTSIDE A particular feature of this property is the generously proportioned 60 metre garden. There is a recently laid large patio area directly accessed from the rear of the property, which is partially walled with an ideal seating area. Raised borders leading to a lawn with Devon bank to one side which in turn backs onto open fields, and fenced on the other side with pedestrian access and shrub borders. A pathway leads down the garden where there is a raised pond with water feature and further patio and BBQ area. Heated, timber storage and a home/work office with power, lighting and network cable linked to main house. Pedestrian gate leads to a parking area for at least four cars with power socket and lighting, plus wood store.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains drainage and water, oil storage tank serving the central heating and hot water.

SUMMARY

A wonderful DETACHED THATCHED COTTAGE within this highly sought after village. Further potential to extend backing on to open fields with 60 METRE GARDEN, BRAND NEW BATHROOM and PARKING FOR FOUR CARS. COMMITTED SELLER!... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Lovely, detached, thatched cottage
Grade II listed
Three double bedrooms
Committed seller
Village location
Further potential to improve and extend
Generous gardens
Countryside setting
Council Tax D
EER D

Directions

Either from Exeter or Honiton take the B3174 off the A30. Follow B3174 until turning to Whimple. Drive through the centre of the village past the church and under the railway bridge. At the Thirsty Farmer pub, turn left, go straight over a mini-roundabout heading out of the village at the junction, go round to the left where the property will be found on the left after a short distance.

Situation

The village of Whimple is 8 miles from Exeter and Honiton both of which have the usual range of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, cultural, leisure and entertainment venues. The small market town of Ottery St Mary is 4 miles distant and also has a Sainsburys supermarket. The village itself has a shop come post office, two public houses, a hairdressers, primary school, small medical centre, a church, a heritage museum and tennis, cricket and football clubs. The tennis and cricket clubs are only 200m away from the house. The village has easy access to the M5 via the A30 and has its own railway station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line making commuting very easy.

Description

A wonderful character thatched cottage on the edge of this highly sought-after vibrant village. This Grade II Listed property has been extended and still offers further potential. The generously proportioned ground floor enjoys a large sitting room with feature fireplace, kitchen with extensive range of units plus a breakfast room that leads directly on to the garden. Upstairs there are three bedrooms with the main overlooking the neighbouring orchard. Completing the first floor is a newly fitted modern bathroom with separate shower. Outside the property has a large garden that enjoys a good degree of privacy. Measuring approximately 60 meters the garden also backs onto neighbouring fields. At the end of the garden is a home/work office and off road parking for at least Four cars. The property was rethatched in 2015.

Front door opens to..

BREAKFAST ROOM14'1" x 12'9" (4.3m x 3.89m). A dual aspect room with window to the side overlooking the neighbouring orchard. Patio doors and glazed and wood door to the garden. Cupboard with boiler installed in 2016. Understairs storage.

SITTING ROOM A light dual aspect room with windows to sides. Woodwarm log burner on a brick hearth with timber lintel and surround, two radiators and TV point.

KITCHEN12'7" x 11'9" (3.84m x 3.58m). An extensive range of floor and wall mounted cupboard and drawer units with work surface over. Cooker with extractor hood and light. Space for fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Further shelving and storage. Two windows to the side.

. From the Breakfast Room turning stairs to

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Exposed timbers access to loft space. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE14'9" x 11'3" (4.5m x 3.43m). A double room enjoying a dual aspect with window to the side with lovely views over the neighbouring orchard and window to the front overlooking the garden. Built in wardrobes and storage. Radiator and Television point.

BEDROOM TWO14'1" x 9'11" (4.3m x 3.02m). A double room, again with a dual aspect with windows to front and side. Built in wardrobes and radiator. Exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE12'5" x 675'10" (3.78m x 206m). A light, double room with window to the rear. Wall mounted shelving. Radiator.

BATHROOM A recently added modern bathroom suite with tiled shower cubicle and Mira shower. Panel bath with shower attachment. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with mono tap and cupboard beneath. Wall mounted shelving and mirror. Exposed beams. Extractor fan. Bluetooth built-in ceiling speaker.

OUTSIDE A particular feature of this property is the generously proportioned 60 metre garden. There is a recently laid large patio area directly accessed from the rear of the property, which is partially walled with an ideal seating area. Raised borders leading to a lawn with Devon bank to one side which in turn backs onto open fields, and fenced on the other side with pedestrian access and shrub borders. A pathway leads down the garden where there is a raised pond with water feature and further patio and BBQ area. Heated, timber storage and a home/work office with power, lighting and network cable linked to main house. Pedestrian gate leads to a parking area for at least four cars with power socket and lighting, plus wood store.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains drainage and water, oil storage tank serving the central heating and hot water.

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