5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Lodge Lane, Weycroft, Axminster, Devon, EX13

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Storey character Living
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Sitting Room with woodburner
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Garage. Views.
  • 0.38 acre gardens with chalet

Full description

A Grade II listed converted former Mill offering beautifully presented 5 bedroom character accommodation of over 2100 square feet across four floors with detached c0.38 acre gardens, timber chalet/lodge, garage and further 0.13 acre grounds incorporating fishing rights along the River Axe.

Situation - Weycroft is a small rural hamlet conveniently placed along the A358 comprising a exclusive number of character properties enjoying convenient road access to the market town of Axminster to the South and the rolling Blackdown Hills to the North and West.
Axminster lies just c 1.4 Miles to the South providing a wide range of day to day facilities including a Tesco supermarket, the renowned River Cottage Canteen, and a rail service to London Waterloo. Secondary schooling is well provided for with the Axe Valley College within the town and the highly regarded Colyton Grammar School and the Woodroffe School at Lyme Regis being c 7 miles and c 6 miles respectively.
Nearby beaches include the ever popular Lyme Regis, Seaton and the historic seaside villages of Branscombe and Beer. Weycroft is on the Southern edge of the Blackdown Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty with a wide variety of quiet lanes, bridleways and footpaths.

Description - The Old Mill is a gently statuesque building of mellow stone and timber clad elevations within this small hamlet on the outskirt of Axminster. Timber steps at the front rise to a ledge and braced entrance door giving access to the first floor. Natural pine solid wood floorboards extend from the open plan entrance hall into the triple aspect Sitting Room with exposed stone walls, beamed ceiling and innovative spotlighting. The Sitting Room features a cast iron wood burning stove with views through double glazed windows over open countryside to the West, A door off the entrance lobby area opens to a Shower/Cloaks Room with corner enclosure, vanity basin and w.c., further exposed stone detailing with timber panelling and beamed ceiling. A wide turning staircase to the North East corner runs the full height of the building descending to the Ground Floor and climbing to the second and third floor landings.
In French Farmhouse style the Kitchen/Dining Room is located on Ground Floor below the Sitting Room with painted wood floorboards and a beamed ceiling. Enjoying a triple aspect with exposed stone walls and brick detailing, the Kitchen is tastefully fitted in oak units with polished black granite surfaces and a dual bowl ceramic sink. Featuring spotlighting there is ample space for a Dining table whilst the Eastern end is open to the staircase with a door to a separate Utility Room with belfast sink and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

On the second floor, a landing with white painted timber floorboards and beamed ceiling gives access to Bedrooms 2,3 and 5, the former with beamed ceiling and an elevated triple aspect over open countryside to the West. Bedrooms 3 and 5 also feature beamed ceilings with exposed stonework providing further character accents.

The third floor landing similarly features exposed timber floorboards with doors to Bedrooms 1 and 4, both served by a beautifully appointed Bathroom floored in natural oak with a double shower enclosure, roll top bath, vanity basin and close coupled w.c.. Bedroom 1 lies to the front enjoying the same bright triple aspect and even more elevated views over countryside as the Living Room and Bedroom 2 below.

Outside - The Old Mill enjoys a prominent position being a property of significant stature on the corner of Lodge Lane together with a small collection of similarly historic buildings also providing individual character and much loved homes. Across the lane there is a wide forecourt providing extensive apportioned parking for the residents with The Old Mill having the most favourable area at the far end giving immediate access to substantial enclosed private gardens and the garage situated at the end of a small row. The Garage c 5.3m x 3.13m is supplied with power and light.
The gardens extend to c 0.38 acres beyond the parking area providing additional parking potential as required. They are fully enclosed and enjoy a high degree of privacy and seclusion with lawns and mature trees and a raised decked terrace to take full advantage of elevated views over surrounding countryside. At the foot of the gardens is a delightful timber cabin, built in traditional style and measuring 4.29m x 3m narrowing to 1.9m internally. A covered decked terrace lies to the front of the cabin with a pot bellied wood burning stove and mezzanine storage inside.
Across the main road from the property is a further stretch of garden/ground extending to c 0.13 acres along the bank of the River Axe.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas Central Heating.

Directions - From the market town of Axminster, continue in a Northerly direction following the signs for Chard along the A358. Follow this road out of the town and into the countryside with the River Axe meandering alongside on your left. Turn right just before the traffic lights into Lodge Lane where the Mill will be seen on the corner. Turn right again into a wide gravelled forecourt/parking area and park at the far end which is apportioned to The Old Mill.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the agents Stags, Honiton 01404 45885.

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  • Axminster (1.4 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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66 High Street, Honiton, EX14 1PS

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