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4 bedroom detached house for sale

East Village, Crediton, EX17

Offers in Region of £549,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character House
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Double Garage
  • Large Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This delightful 16th century cottage is nestled amidst idyllic countryside on the edge of the village, with no near neighbours and set in beautiful grounds of just over ¾ acre. With 4 double bedroom, 3 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms and a country kitchen/breakfast room, the accommodation offers great flexibility as a spacious home with annex potential. With substantial stone fireplaces in both principal reception rooms and the breakfast area, and exposed beams throughout, this home has a wealth of character. The grounds are a particular feature with a heated swimming pool, a walled cottage garden, formal lawned area and a naturalistic wildlife garden which runs alongside a meandering stream.

Covered Porch
A pretty covered porch with lattice work side leads to a traditional door with glazed inset.

Tiled flooring. Radiator. Traditional panelled wall. Wooden door with glazed inset. Door to:

Dining Room
This substantial dining room has a wealth of character. A substantial fireplace with painted stone surround, with Bressumar beam and mantle shelf over, houses a large wood burner. It is flanked by two windows. Beamed ceiling and quarry tile flooring, add to the character. Wall light points. Under stairs cupboard. Shelving has been built into former window recesses and between beams over the stairs. Radiator. Arched opening into inner lobby. Stairs leading to first floor.

Sitting Room
Accessed from the inner lobby, the attractive sitting room also has a fireplace with painted stone surround with Bressumer beam over and bread oven with a cast iron door. Half height tongue and groove panelling. Large ceiling beam. Window and door to rear. Radiator. Television point. Wall light points.

Bedroom Four
Double glazed doors lead to a bedroom also, formerly, a study. Windows to both front and rear with exposed lintels. Feature beam. Radiator. Telephone point.

Tiled flooring. Fully tiled around. Bath with mixer shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low-level W.C. Vanity light with shaver point. Radiator. Obscure glazed window to front.

This section has previously been used as an annexe.

This spacious room is accessed via an arched door from main hallway. Windows to front and side. Two of the walls are lined with book shelves. Beamed ceiling. Radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast
This spacious kitchen/breakfast area is a real “heart of the home” in this charming cottage. Within the Breakfast area a window with seat and exposed lintel overlooks the front garden. A substantial fireplace with stone uprights support the Bressumer beam, it is tiled around and houses an AGA, creating a cosy informal dining area. Space for full height fridge–freezer. Several base and wall units, matching those of the kitchen. Painted tongue and groove ceiling. Radiator.
An arched opening leads through to kitchen area. Fitted with a wide range of traditional ivory base and wall units including a plate rack, with butchers block effect roll edge work surface over and tiled splashbacks. A ‘dresser style’ unit incorporates glazed display units. Feature basket drawers complete the country kitchen feel. Wine rack. Built in Bosch electric oven. Integrated ‘Diplomat’ ceramic hob with cooker hood over. Large bowl polycarbonate sink and drainer with antique style mixer tap over. Integrated ‘Hotpoint’ dishwasher. Two windows to the side and further window to front. Quarry tiled flooring. Access to loft area. Radiator. Door from the breakfast area leads to:

Utility Room
A useful and practical space with tiled flooring. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Spaces for tumble drier. Space for full height Fridge-freezer. Base and wall units with tiling around. Windows to both front and side. Worcester’ floor mounted boiler. Door to rear. Access to loft area.

First Floor Landing
Exposed beams to ceilings and walls. Traditional doors to first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom
A sizable master bedroom with substantial exposed beams. Four double built in wardrobes provide ample storage. Window overlooking gardens. Radiator. Wall light point

Bedroom Two
A good size double bedroom fitted with range of traditional style, bespoke, built in wardrobes. Exposed beams. Access to loft area. Window to rear with window seat. Radiator. Door to:

Fully tiled corner shower cubicle with attractive ‘Macintosh’ style detailing. ‘Mira Sport’ electric shower. Low-level W.C. Vanity basin with tiled splash back to match the shower cubicle and useful cupboard underneath. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Three
A pretty double bedrooms with exposed beams to ceilings and walls. Window with window seat lovely views over the rear garden. Radiator.

Family Bathroom
Attractive, freestanding claw footed bath with painted detailing and antique style taps externally fitted. Fully tiled shower cubicle with ‘Art Deco’ detailing and ‘Mira Sprint’ electric shower. W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Vanity light with shaver point. Useful deep storage cupboards. Exposed beams. Window to rear. Tongue and groove paneling. Radiator

A wide entrance leads to a large parking with ample off road parking for several cars.

Double Garage
Up and over door, power and light and solar panels to roof.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property. Large sun terrace directly adjacent to the property, with steps leading up to the heated swimming pool. Beyond the swimming pool the formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with many mature specimen shrubs and trees. This then leads down to a wooded glade which is bordered by a stream. This part of the garden has been used predominantly as a wildlife area and attracts many different species.

There are several sheds, outbuildings and a pretty summerhouse which overlooks the formal garden. While meandering through the garden there are many seating areas and resting points fro which to enjoy the surroundings. Power and lighting has been introduced throughout the garden, for easy maintenance and to allow evening walks. The perimeter of the garden is very private, with mature hedging and trees to all sides.

To the front there is a traditional cottage style garden, which also has a hard standing where a building formerly stood, ideal for creating a studio or further summerhouse .

Further car parking space is to the opposite side of the property

Oil fired central heating, mains electric and water, private drainage. Solar panels

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 October 2015


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