South Facing Garden
Grade II listed
Popular Exe Valley village locationDirections
From Exeter take the A377 to Cowley Bridge, then join the A396 towards Tiverton. Continue along this road through the villages of Stoke Canon and Rewe for nearly ten miles until reaching Bickleigh. Before the bridge turn right signposted the village centre. The property will be found after a short distance on the left.Situation
Tiverton approx. 3 and a half miles.
Tiverton Parkway and M5 motorway approx. 10 miles.
Exeter approx. 11 miles.
The village has a church, a friendly riverside pub and two visitor attractions, Bickleigh Mill, restaurant and craft centre. Bickleigh Castle is also nearby. The Cathedral city of Exeter is approximately eleven miles to the south and offers excellent shopping, cultural and leisure facilities. Close by you also have the University of Exeter along with private and state schools. The market town of Tiverton, some 3.5 miles to the north, has good shopping facilities, Petroc College (Mid-Devon campus) and Blundells School. There is a mainline railway station at Tiverton Parkway, next to junction 27 of the M5 motorway, both approximately 10 miles away. Exeter airport is some 13 miles away to the east of the city.Description
An attractive 17th century cob and stone cottage with charming, well-presented accommodation throughout, sitting room with a wood burner, exposed beams, and a light kitchen with high ceilings. On the first floor are two bedrooms and an en-suite shower room. A new thatched roof was fitted in 2020. Outside, there are south facing lawned gardens which benefit from views across nearby countryside. There are timber decked areas, a hot tub, and a summer house. Opposite the cottage is a single garage within a block of four.
|.|| Steps lead up to the property. Glass panelled front door to|
|SITTING/DINING ROOM||21'6" x 16'7" (6.55m x 5.05m). A charming open plan dual aspect room, feature wood burner with stone hearth and wooden mantle piece. Fully functional gas point in situ. Exposed beams. Storage cupboard. The dining area has ample room to sit 8 people around the table. Wooden stairs rising to the first floor with original alcoves and shelving which form part of the original 17th century building. Under stairs storage cupboard accessed from the dining room. Attractive original exposed stone wall. Bespoke lighting. Radiator in both rooms.|
|KITCHEN||17'4" x 12'7" (5.28m x 3.84m). A bright, extended room with a high vaulted ceiling and three Velux windows. A range of units with ceramic sink with waste disposal unit and oak block work surfaces. AEG electric oven with induction hob and natural stone wall tiles. Recesses for fridge/freezer and washing machine. Integrated AEG dishwasher. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler. The kitchen also has a very useful pantry area with substantial wooden shelving. Bespoke copper extractor fan and handmade wooden veneer light fitting.|
|BATHROOM|| Comprising a freestanding bath with shower attachment. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with cupboard below. Velux window and additional window to the rear. Heated towel rail. Parquet flooring.|
|FIRST FLOOR LANDING|| |
|BEDROOM ONE||15'2" x 11'3" (4.62m x 3.43m). Dual aspect window with countryside views. Wardrobe and storage cupboard. Radiator.|
|ENSUITE|| Tiled shower cubicle. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail and shaver point.|
|BEDROOM TWO||10'2" x 12'1" (3.1m x 3.68m). Window to the front. Built in wardrobes with cupboards above. Radiator.|
|OUTSIDE|| A real feature of the cottage are the gardens set to the side, benefiting from superb south facing countryside views. There are several areas of lawn, well-stocked with shrubs and trees, these are linked by paths and steps to a timber decked area with inset pond and further covered decking ideal for al-fresco dining and enjoying the privacy and views. The far corner of the garden has further decked areas with a hot tub and a summerhouse.|
|GARAGE||17'8" x 10'7" (5.38m x 3.23m). Second from the right in a block of 4, the garage is situated opposite the cottage and has an up and over door.|