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Accommodation Summary

Central village location
Presented in good decorative order throughout
Solid oak flooring to the ground floor
Potential for a balcony (subject to Planning)
Ground floor bedroom/snug
Ideal 'lock up and leave' or holiday home
Small area of outside space
Lots of character

Directions

From Topsham head out of town on Station Road and cross the level crossing. At the mini roundabout, take the second exit. Follow the road past Darts Farm and at the next mini roundabout, take the second exit onto the A376, signed for Exmouth. Pass through the villages of Ebford and Exton and take the next right hand turn, after Lympstone Commando base. Follow this road into the village and at the bottom of Burgmanns Hill turn right. The cottage is found a short way along on the left hand side, before the railway bridge.

Situation

Lympstone boasts a fascinating past and an exciting present and future. It grew from an ancient settlement on the eastern shores of the Exe estuary, building its reputation on maritime trade and agriculture and it still retains its links with the past, with local firm Inghams Fisheries selling their catch in the riverside Fish Shed and organising special fish-based events. The village has a well-established local primary school in the middle of the village, with St Peter’s independent school on its outskirts. There are a GP surgery, two churches, four public houses, two cafes, a hairdressers and a store with extended opening hours. The multi-award-winning Darts Farm, a destination store selling local Westcountry food, drink and lifestyle products, is a ten minute drive away. Lympstone supports a wide selection of clubs and societies, including lively sailing and tennis clubs, an active gardening club, film society and other societies bringing live music and drama to the village and fostering home-grown talent. The half-hourly Avocet line train service, with its beautiful views across the River Exe, links the village with Exeter’s two main stations: Exeter St David’s with its fast train service to London Paddington and Exeter Central with its service to Waterloo. Exeter Central station is at the heart of Exeter’s lively shopping centre. The M5 at Junction 30 is just 8 miles away. The Exe Estuary Trail, 26 miles of cycleway along both sides of the Rive Exe is a recent addition to Lympstone’s many attractions.

Description

Located in the heart of the village, a short walk from the train station, village amenities and estuary cycle path is this delightful 2/3 bedroom cottage presented in good decorative order throughout. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with an open-plan sitting room/kitchen and snug/third bedroom on the ground floor, the main bedroom and bathroom on the first floor and the second bedroom on the top floor. To the side, the house owns a small area, providing enough space for outside seating and plant pots. Subject to Planning consent, there is also the possibility of creating a balcony accessed from the first floor landing.

ENTRANCE Door into small hall with coat hanging space.

SITTING ROOM / KITCHEN15'8" x 12'4" (4.78m x 3.76m). Large uPVC window to front and uPVC window to side. Solid oak flooring. Bulthaup free-standing kitchen units. Miele electric oven and hob with extractor over. USB ports to sockets. Column radiators. Bespoke wooden blinds. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.

SNUG9'3" x 6'10" (2.82m x 2.08m). Solid oak flooring. Obscure double glazed window to side. Shelved utility cupboard housing Ideal combi-boiler and plumbing for washing machine.

FIRST FLOOR Light spacious landing with eaves storage cupboard and Velux double glazed window. Doors to...

BEDROOM 113'7" x 10'5" (4.14m x 3.18m). uPVC window to front with window seat and bespoke fitted wooden blinds. Door to large wardrobe with light.

BATHROOM Modern Albion bathroom suite with panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, hand wash basin, heated towel rail and storage cupboard. Window to side with deep window sill. Shelving.

SECOND FLOOR Spacious landing area with alcove.

BEDROOM 29'3" (2.82m) x 8'5" (2.56m) (sloping ceiling). Dual aspect with uPVC window to rear and side. Radiator. Exposed timber beams and storage alcove plus eaves storage.

OUTSIDE To the side of the house is an area of outside space, ideal for keeping potted plants with enough space to place a chair.

LETTINGS NOTE: Wilkinson Grant lettings department would consider the rental value of this property to be in the region of £1000pcm which should give you a gross yield of 4%. For further information on this or any property letting or management matters, please contact a member of our Lettings Department on 01392 455920 and they will be only too happy to assist with your enquiry.

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