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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Brownings Farm, Hemyock

Sold STC £420,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms Plus Study
  • Character Cottage and Annexe
  • Substantial Outbuilding
  • No Onward Chain
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Popular Devon Village

Full description

SSTC with SaleBoards. Surrounded by rural Devonshire fields, Brownings Farm is positioned within a small hamlet of five properties and features a substantial outbuilding, gardens to three sides and a spacious one bedroom annexe. Situated towards the outskirts of the popular village of Hemyock, the property enjoys the benefits of rural living whilst being within close proximity to all that this large village has to offer. Proudly boasting an impressive variety of clubs, associations, events and activities, Hemyock is a thriving community and the largest Devon village on the Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Local amenities include a popular village pub, doctors' surgery, garages, hairdressers, convenience stores (one including a post office), playing fields, churches and a community centre. An ideal location for families, Hemyock enjoys ruins of its own Medieval castle and the primary school feeds into the highly regarded Uffculme secondary school. The cathedral city of Exeter is approximately 23 miles away. For commuters, the village allows easy access to the M5 and to the Somerset towns of Wellington and Taunton. Frequent trains run to London and elsewhere from Tiverton junction and from Honiton. Internally, the main house comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, a spacious living room, kitchen and a dining breakfast room on the ground floor. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, a study and a shower room. All rooms have secondary glazing. The annexe can be accessed either through the entrance hall or rear courtyard and contains a hallway, shower room, a spacious living room, kitchenette and generously-sized bedroom. Gardens extend over three sides of the property and host a log store and a large garage/workshop.Grade II listed, the cottage retains many beautiful period features which allude to its history and age, including large inglenook fireplaces, heavy beamed ceilings and window seats. In order to fully appreciate all that this wonderful home has to offer, further viewing is highly advised.

Gardens, Garage / Workshop & Store 
To the front of the property there are beautiful lawns which extend to the parking area, where there is ample space to park several cars. There are several substantial outbuildings, including a 32' x 16' garage workshop, a 10' x 10' open log store, a greenhouse and a further stone-built garden store. To the rear of the property, there is a further enclosed courtyard area offering a perfect space for al-fresco dining. There are a number of established fruit trees, including peach, nectarine, apple and fig.

Bedroom 2 
15' 7'' x 8' 6'' (4.74m x 2.6m) max.
A second delightful double bedroom containing exposed beams and a window with secondary glazing and a seat beneath to the front aspect.


Entrance Hall 
The front door opens to an entrance hall with tiled flooring, a window to the front aspect and a staircase to the first floor. Doors lead to the living room, shower room and the main house.

Living Room 
18' 10'' x 13' 7'' (5.74m x 4.14m) max.
A spacious room enjoying exposed beams, oak flooring, the consumer unit, a borrowed light window to the hall, and an additional window to the front aspect.

Bedroom 3 
10' 11'' x 10' 5'' (3.33m x 3.18m) max.
The final double bedroom with the advantage of exposed floorboards, an exposed beam and a window with secondary glazing and a seat beneath to the front aspect.

Shower Room 
Comprising a low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, and a shower with tiled surround and Triton shower over. A window faces the rear aspect.

Stairs to First Floor 
Stairs rise to the first floor, where there is built-in storage, a door to the bedroom and access to the kitchenette.

With fitted units and worktop, a Belfast sink and tiled splashback. Spaces and plumbing are provided for a fridge, washing machine and a freestanding oven.

19' 2'' x 14' 4'' (5.83m x 4.36m) max.
A generously-sized, triple aspect room including a pine panelled ceiling and windows to the front and both sides.

Tenure: Freehold 

19' 6'' x 19' 2'' (5.95m x 5.85m) max.
This impressive room features a wood burning stove set in a large inglenook fireplace with heavy beamed surround, fitted bookshelving into an alcove, exposed beams and supports, French oak flooring and a window to the front aspect with a seat beneath and a pleasant rural outlook. Additional storage is built under the stairwell and there are three double wall light fittings. The room opens to the dining area.

Dining Breakfast Room 
16' 1'' x 11' 4'' (4.89m x 3.46m) max.
This attractive room is furnished with an Aga set in an inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth and heavy beam above, French oak flooring, and two windows to the side aspect providing a view into the courtyard area. Stairs lead to the first floor and a door opens to the kitchen.

16' 5'' x 6' 11'' (5.01m x 2.12m) max.
Incorporating a range of matching wall and base units, roll-edge worktops, tiled splashback and a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap over and a double drainer. Spaces and plumbing are available for a fridge freezer, washing machine and a dresser. There is additional fitted shelving, tiled flooring and two windows to the side aspect. A door opens to the garden.

Stairs & Landing 
Stairs rise to the first floor, where there is access to the three bedrooms and study. This area also accommodates the electric meter and consumer unit.

Bedroom 1 
12' 3'' x 11' 3'' (3.73m x 3.44m) max.
A lovely double bedroom featuring exposed floorboards, a built-in airing cupboard and additional storage, a wall mounted wash basin, and a window to the side aspect enjoying an outlook to the garden and surrounding countryside.

11' 11'' x 7' 5'' (3.62m x 2.25m) max.
This useful room allows the possibility for a number of uses, and includes a window with secondary glazing boasting beautiful far-reaching views. A door opens to the shower room.

With a low-level WC, vanity storage with an inset wash-basin and tiled splashback, an extractor fan, French oak flooring and an obscured window to the rear aspect.

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14 June 2016

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