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Axminster, Axminster, Devon, EX13

Guide Price £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms ( 2 E/S)
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Conservatory
  • P.P For 3 Cottages
  • 2 Detached En Suite Rooms
  • Mature Gardens 0.63 Acre

Full description

A stunning Grade II Listed detached Devon longhouse with development potential for B&B. 4 Beds. 3 Baths. 3 Receptions. Kitchen/ breakfast room. Conservatory. 2 Detached en-suite rooms. PP for 3 x 2 bed cottages. Mature grounds 0.63 acre.


Millbrook Farm is situated a short distance from the heart of Axminster, famous in history for its link with the carpet industry. The first carpet factory was established by Thomas Whitty in 1755 and has been continually providing high quality carpets found in residences across the country. More recently the town has become known for its connection with the River Cottage enterprise and the popular television series.

Axminster benefits from a wide range of facilities including schooling, shopping and recreational facilities along with a Tesco superstore and main line station on the London Waterloo line. The three county towns of Exeter, Taunton and Dorchester are within easy distance and provide a more extensive range of facilities.

To the south is the coast at Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb and bay with other resorts at Seaton, Beer and Branscombe, all within a short distance. There are good connections to the M5 and M3 via the A303, which is approximately 10 miles to the north. There is an international airport at Exeter and M5 Motorway at Taunton and Exeter which, also benefits a main line railway station on the London Paddington line.


Millbrook Farm is a little oasis just a short distance from Axminster town centre. The property is a stunning Grade II Listed detached Devon longhouse set back from the road in attractive lawned grounds and gardens extending to 0.63 of an acre. The spacious accommodation includes four bedrooms, a family bathroom, two en suite shower rooms, a sitting room with inglenook fireplace, drawing room, dining room, recently fitted kitchen, utility room and conservatory. The property is ideal for B&B style accommodation or other commercial use which may be subject to planning.

There is also a detached former garage, which has been converted into two holiday/B&B suites with a workshop/store. For those seeking a project or property with income potential, planning permission has been granted for the construction of three, two bedroom letting cottages in the grounds. Further information is available from the agents.


Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Stags on 01404 45885

Directional Note

From the centre of Axminster proceed through the town in a northerly direction on the A358 towards Chard. Pass the hospital and college and on reaching the roundabout, the driveway for Millbrook Farm is straight ahead.


Mains water, private drainage, telephone and electricity connected. Gas central heating.

Local Authority

East Devon District Council, Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8HL, Tel: 01395 516551.

Map Reference

Landranger 193 297 986

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 February 2012


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