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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Beare, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Grade II Listed Thatcher Character Cottage
  • Believed To Be A Former Toll House
  • Situated Between Exeter and Cullompton
  • Set In Large Gardens of Just Over One Third of An Acre
  • Entrance Porch
  • Large Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace
  • Very Good Sized Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Inner Hallway
  • Ground Floor Study/Bedroom Five

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

This beautiful detached Grade II listed thatched cottage is believed to be a former toll house & is conveniently located close to Exeter & Cullompton. The 4 bedroomed property is owned on a National Trust lease & is set in large established gardens. The property is in need of updating but benefits from a new thatched roof, re-rendering & newly built chimney. No chain.

Covered entrance with pitched tiled roof and fitted stone shelving/seating to either side of front door. Wooden front door with secondary obscure glazed panels inset opening onto ...

Entrance Porch 
Clay tiled floor, cloaks area, shelved storage, obscure glazed windows, stripped pine door with glazed inset panel opening into ...

Dining Room 
5.38m x 4.45m
Good sized room with secondary glazed small paned windows to both front and side, unusual feature curved wall which is where is was believed the tolls were originally collected, wood burning stove, exposed beam, stripped pine door opening onto staircase to first floor, large understairs storage cupboards. Doors opening into kitchen and inner hallway.

3.0m x 2.6m
Small paned windows with aspect to rear, roll edged wood effect work surface, inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit, double base cupboard under, further drawer units and open plan storage shelving at base level, with further wall mounted cupboards. Electric cooker point, further appliance space, feature natural slate flooring, door to covered side porch.

Inner Hallway 
Separate doors opening into two large built-in storage cupboards, telephone point, door to living room, further doorway and step up into study/bedroom five.

Living Room 
4.72m x 4.01m
Good sized room with small paned windows to side, further French double doors opening onto covered rear porch and garden. Feature Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and original bread oven, feature beam over and further exposed ceiling beams.

Study/Bedroom Five 
3.0m x 2.4m
Small paned windows to side, exposed beams.

First Floor Landing 
Exposed beams, access to loft space, step down to a further area of split level landing with window to front, large built-in shelved airing cupboard.

Bedroom One 
4.8m x 2.77m
Small paned windows with aspect to rear, exposed beams to ceiling.

Bedroom Two 
4.75m x 4.04m
Good sized second bedroom with restricted head room, small paned windows enjoying pleasant aspect to side and rear. Wall lights.

Bedroom Three 
2.95m x 2.44m
Small paned windows with open aspect to rear, night storage heater.

Bedroom Four 
2.5m x 1.88m
Unusual shaped room having deep curved recess, with small paned windows having aspect to front.

3.2m x 2.4m
Fitted with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled surrounds, wash hand basin and low level W.C. Exposed beams, small paned obscure glazed windows to side.

A feature of the property are the very large gardens which are partly laid to lawn with various mature trees, bushes and shrubs bordering. There is also an outside brick built utility room and adjoining wood store with further stable style door opening into a large storage shed with concrete floor. Outside tap. Immediately to the front of the property there is a wide layby providing extensive off street parking. A five bar gate opens off the layby onto a private driveway, again providing ample further parking if required. Just off the layby is a currently overgrown area of garden which leads onto a further timber built store. There are wonderful far reaching rural views behind. The overall size of the gardens are believed to be just over a third of an acre in total, although this has not be verified by the agents.

Agents Note 
This property is being sold on a National Trust Lease, the agents believe that the current lease has been extended until 2079. The current ground rent is approximately £250 per annum, which includes water charges. Buildings insurance via the National Trust.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2015

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