4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleSweetham, Exeter, Devon, EX5
Sold STC £450,000
- Edge of village location
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Receptions
- Delightful level gardens
- 1.9 Acres of land close by
Full descriptionA wonderful period cottage with stunning gardens and overall 2.2 acres. 2 reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom, 3/4 bedrooms, study, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite). Stream bordered field with pond. EPC Band G.
Situation - Gardeners Cottage is situated along a quiet lane in the pretty hamlet of Sweetham. The village of Newton St Cyres (1 mile) has a strong community and a number of facilities including a fine church, primary school, and post office/general store and pub. The village also has a railway station on the Tarka Line which links Exeter to Barnstaple. The bustling market town of Crediton (3 miles) has a good high street with a number of independent shops together with banks, garages, post office and supermarkets as well as secondary schooling and a sports centre with indoor swimming pool.
The university and cathedral city of Exeter (6 miles) has an impressive range of amenities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and sporting and recreational pursuits. It also has mainline railway stations on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines. Exeter International Airport lies approximately four miles to the east of the city.
Description - Gardeners Cottage is a charming attached property providing wonderful well stocked gardens and a 1.9 acre field just a short walk away. This characterful home is arranged with 4 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, garden room, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite) and a cloakroom. Detached from the property are a double garage and a timber summerhouse.
Accommodation - The generous entrance hall provides a cloakroom and plenty of room to store outdoor clothing. To the left is a spacious, dual aspect sitting room with two sets of doors leading out to the rear garden, a fireplace with inset gas fire and a revealed beam. Forming part of the original cottage is the dining room or second reception room, as currently used, which has views over the rear garden and a door to the garden room, an inglenook fireplace with inset gas fire and a revealed beam. The kitchen has a front aspect and is arranged with a selection of base units and built-in cupboards, a gas fired Rayburn, space for white goods and space for a range-style cooker.
The master suite forms part of the later extension and enjoys wonderful garden views, a balcony, built-in cupboard and a contemporary en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has a garden aspect window. Bedroom 3 also has a garden aspect window with a built-in cupboard. Bedroom 4 has a front aspect window, with rural views and is currently used as a study. The stylish family bathroom is arranged with a bath, shower cubicle, wc and basin.
The Grounds - To the front of the cottage is a parking area and access to the double garage. The rear gardens are a true delight stretching to approximately 175'. A wonderful patio area leads onto a large area of lawn with well-stocked bordering flowerbeds, in turn leading down to a stream at the bottom of the garden. A small bridge leads you over to another enclosed garden with a seating area. A garden outbuilding provides storage or has the potential to create a wonderful garden room/studio.
A short walk up the lane is a field of 1.9 acres arranged with a large wildlife pond, small stable block, polytunnel, vegetable plot and pasture. Dividing this plot of land is a public right of access for walking, this is marked out by the timber fence line.
Overall the property amounts to about 2.2 acres.
Services - Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains drainage. Gas-fired Rayburn. Electric panel heaters on the first floor. Gas-fed fires in both receptions.
Directions - On leaving Exeter proceed on the A377 signposted Crediton. Continue on to Newton St Cyres and as the road descends into the centre of the village, turn right onto Station Road signposted to Sweetham. Continue on Station Road for half a mile turning right at The Beer Engine public house. Continue along this road and just before the road bends to the right, turn left up a small lane where the property is located on the right.
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