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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5

Offers in Excess of £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Period features
  • 1-Bed annexe
  • Generous gardens
  • Double carport
  • Rural views

Full description

A charming character cottage with an annexe in a semi-rural position. 2 bedrooms, sitting room, garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom. 1-bedroom annexe. Generous gardens. Double carport. Rural views. EPC Band E.

Situation - Broadclyst has a strong community with village shop, pub, church, well-regarded primary school as well as Clyst Vale Community College secondary school which incorporates a library, doctor's surgery and leisure centre. The university and cathedral city of Exeter is about 4.5 miles away and provides an extensive range of facilities befitting a centre of its importance, including excellent dining, shopping, theatre and sporting and recreational amenities. Exeter has mainline railways stations to London Waterloo and Paddington. Exeter International Airport lies about 4 miles to the east of the city.

Description - Kerswell Cottage is a charming period property situated on the edge of the village in a position that enjoys views of neighbouring farmland. It benefits from a wealth of period features which include revealed beams and a wonderful inglenook fireplace. An additional selling feature is a detached self-contained 1-bedroom annexe, ideal for dependant relatives. The property further benefits from a generous plot that extends to 2/3 of an acre which include delightful gardens, double car port and fabulous patio areas.

Accommodation - An entrance porch to the side of the property provides the ideal place to store cloaks and houses the boiler. A stable door then leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room which has a triple aspect, an array of matching units, a New World range cooker and space and plumbing for fridge & washing machine. The room is finished with revealed beams, tiled floor and stairs to the first floor. From the kitchen an arched doorway leads through to the charming sitting room which has a dual aspect and as a main feature, an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner and bread oven. Continuing the period style are revealed beams, charming window seat and a former casement window looking through to the garden room. The garden room enjoys the rear aspect with views over the pond and garden beyond. This room has a tiled floor and two side doors leading to the garden.

The first floor accommodation provides two bedrooms and a bathroom. Bedroom 1 is a generous room with a dual aspect, vaulted ceiling with revealed beams, vanity unit with wash basin and a unique recessed window with a skylight. Bedroom 2 has a rear aspect with views over the garden, revealed beams and built-in cupboards. The bathroom provides a bath with shower over head, wc and wash basin.

Detached Annexe - This provides ideal single-storey accommodation for dependants. It comprises sitting room with side aspect window with views of the pond, kitchen with a selection of units, garden views and stable door, bedroom with side aspect, storage cupboard and en suite shower room.

Outside - To the side of the property a drive provides vehicular access to a double car port and parking area. On the approach to the cottage is a small lawned area to the left with a log store and an enclosed area housing the oil tank and to the right, a small hard standing area which currently has two summerhouses in situ. The majority of the gardens are to the rear of the property arranged with a delightful pond area with well-stocked rockery, gravel and paved patio areas with pergola, large area of lawn and a small vegetable plot. The gardens enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Overall the property amounts to about 0.30 of an acre.

Directions - From Exeter proceed on the B3212/Pinhoe Road. Go through two mini-roundabouts into Pinhoe and continue on this road for a further 1.8 miles where the property is located on the right, before reaching the village of Broadclyst.

Services - Mains electricity and mains water. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating with electric heating in the annexe.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 April 2014


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