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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Whitford, Axminster, Devon, EX13

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Scope for improvement
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Living Room, Kitchen
  • Dining Room/Bedroom 4
  • 2 Utility Rooms, Oil CH
  • Ground Floor Bathroom
  • First Floor Shower Room

Full description

A generously proportioned detached chalet style house within approximately 0.2 acres of level landscaped gardens with scope for improvement. 3/4 Bedrooms, Integral tandem double garage.

Situation - Whitford is a picturesque village situated on the western bank of the River Axe some 4 miles to the South of the bustling market town of Axminster with its main line station to London Waterloo. It lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the larger communities of Colyton and Kilmington. The village supports a church and village hall and is just some 5 miles to the coastal town of Seaton and the world renowned Jurassic coastline. The nearby town of Colyton with its many interesting buildings is c 1.5 Miles distance offering a surprising range of day to day amenities which includes shops, primary school, the renowned Colyton Grammar School, post office, health centre, pubs, restaurants and beautiful parish church.

Description - An entrance canopy with threshold step up to a PVCu double glazed door and side windows frames a quarry tiled entrance porch with solid wood panelled door opening into an L shaped Hall. The Hall features an open tread natural wood staircase rising to the first floor, sliding doors to a built in cloaks cupboard and obscure glazed doors to Living Room, Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom 4/Dining Room. The Living Room spans the depth of the house with a PVCu double glazed picture window to the front and sliding double glazed patio doors into the rear gardens. A stone fireplace provides a central focal point with Art Deco inspired arch with glazed doors forming a serving hatch to the Kitchen.
The Kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of pine fronted cupboard and drawer units beneath marble effect worksurfaces. PVCu double glazed windows overlook the rear gardens whilst a sliding obscure glazed door pulls back to reveal the Utility Room with its further range of cupboards and work surface, oil fired boiler and obscure glazed door into the rear porch. To the front of the house is the generous Dining Room/Bedroom 4 with PVCu double glazed picture window to the front and recess for Dresser or wardrobe respectively. The ground floor is served by an adjoining tiled Bathroom suite comprising Bath, separate shower, w.c, and basin. Obscure glazed internal windows borrow light from the Garage and Utility Room.
Linking the Utility Room with a second Utility/Workshop area at the back of the garage is the rear entrance lobby with PVCu double glazed windows and door into the gardens.

Beyond the aforementioned second utility room is a useful tiled cloakroom with basin and w.c, whilst a door opens to the Integral Garage.

On the first floor are three double bedrooms, the larger of which lie at either end of the landing featuring sloping ceilings, built in wardrobes/cupboards and PVCu double glazed windows. A door from the landing opens into a walk in store room whilst sliding doors reveal a built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. The first floor is served by a tiled shower room with pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.

Outside - Brabourne is set back from Hampton Lane behind level lawns with mature floral borders and a tarmacadum driveway with stone pillared entrance leading to the integral garage. Pathways lead around either side of the house to the rear gardens which have been attractively landscaped for ease of maintenance and access to comprise paved terrace with stone retained beds and borders. Pathways lead to a carefully positioned summer house and there are also two greenhouses.
The integral garage is of particularly generous proportions being of tandem double size with electric roller shutter door, power and light, service pit and double glazed windows to the side.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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

Directions - From Honiton head East along the A35 towards Axminster and Dorchester. Just prior to reaching the turning to Axminster, turn right in the village of Kilmington at Millers Farm shop signposted to Whitford. Continue past Kilmington Primary School and out of the village in a Southerly direction. Proceed past Cranberries Luxury Hideaway Holiday Spa and along the Axe valley until reaching the village of Whitford. At the T junction turn right and take the next right into Hampton Lane. Continue up the hill past Hampton Court where Brabourne will be found on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 September 2016


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