3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleAlfington, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11
Sold STC £285,000
- Period character cottage
- 3 Bedrooms
- Living Room with inglenook
- Kitchen/Dining Room
- Garden Room/Conservatory
- LPG central heating
- Beautifully planted gardens
- Forecourt parking for 2 cars
A charming extended 3 bedroom thatched period cottage with beautifully planted and mature private gardens within this small well sited country hamlet.
Situation - The cottage is positioned in an accessible location on the edge of the small village of Alfington between the vibrant market town of Honiton and the pretty country town of Ottery St Mary. The cottage enjoys a sunny aspect and is well placed for access to the B3177 which links to the A30 and Ottery St Mary, along with a regular bus service.
Alfington has a church and a small village hall, whilst the town of Ottery St Mary, home to the well-respected Kings School, has a host of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, a large Sainsbury store, a sports and leisure centre and a doctors surgery.
Honiton offers a wider still selection of shops and facilities, as well as a main line rail link, Exeter to London (Waterloo). The Cathedral City of Exeter lies some 14 miles to the West of the property and with a comprehensive array of retail and leisure facilities as well as main line railway links to London Paddington and an international airport.
Description - A vaulted solid wood entrance porch with panel glazed door opens to an entrance lobby with beamed ceiling and flagstone style floor and a further obscure panel glazed door leading into the Living Room. A most generous and comfortable character room, the Living Room houses an impressive inglenook fireplace with exposed brick pillars supporting a heavy bressumer beam over a terracotta tiled hearth with cast iron wood burning stove. An original bread oven lies to one side with staircase rising to the first floor and a feature beamed ceiling. Windows to the front are both double and secondary glazed.
A glazed panelled door opens into the Kitchen/Breakfast Room, spanning the width of the cottage and attractively floored in ceramic tiling with a part vaulted and down lit ceiling. Tiled work surfaces top a comprehensive range of fitted cupboard and drawer units featuring an inset ceramic sink and space for a range style cooker, dishwasher and washing machine. A double glazed door open from the Dining area into a Garden Room/Conservatory, sympathetically styled around the original cottage featuring PVCu double glazing atop dwarf walls with a pitched polycarbonate roof and tiled floor. The Conservatory is home to a recently renewed Worcester LPG fired boiler serving the property's central heating and domestic hot water systems.
On the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom, accessed via stripped pine panelled doors from the landing with its carved wood bannister rails and spindles over the staircase. Bedrooms 2 and 3 lie to the front, both with double glazed windows enjoying open views with the latter also doubling as a Study. Bedroom 1 is to the rear of the cottage enjoying views along the length of the gardens to adjoining open fields beyond. All three bedrooms are served by a family Bathroom with fitted white suite incorporating a shower over the bath and feature obscure glazed porthole window.
Outside - To the front of the property is a gravelled forecourt providing parking for 2 cars and edged by picket fence and mature hedgerow.
A particular feature of the property are the rear gardens extending to some c 180 feet in length and being beautifully laid out with a wide array of flowering plants, shrubs and kitchen produce. Areas include a paved terrace just beyond the rear of the house with a useful timber storage shed supplied with power and light; lawns and flowerbeds with block paved pathway; and a productive Kitchen garden with raised beds serviced by a greenhouse, polytunnel and further timber store. The gardens adjoin open fields at the rear boundary.
Services - Mains electric and water. Private drainage. LPG fired central heating.
Viewing - All viewings strictly by appointment via the agents Stags Honiton 01404 45885.
Directions - From the market town of Honiton head west on the A30 taking the first turn off left to Ottery St Mary. Continue under the Iron Bridge and turn left again after a short distance signed to Alfington and Ottery St Mary. Stay on this road entering the small village and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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