4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Waterwell, Christow, Exeter

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Property Description

Key features

  • No onward chain
  • Four-bedroom cottage
  • Recently rethatched roof on the larger rear elevation
  • Character beams and multi paned windows throughout
  • The cottage is centrally heated by oil to radiators and has modern exterior boiler housing
  • Garage and workshop for up to 7 cars
  • Summerhouse and greenhouse
  • Good access to primary and secondary schools
  • Exeter and M5 approximately 9 miles
  • Newton Abbot approximately 10 miles

Full description

Waterwell is a lovely example of a circa early 16th Century or late Medieval Open Hall House that has been gently modernised over the years. The property now forms the major part of a Longhouse comprising of four bedrooms, with a wealth of charming and original features. It is situated in the sought after village of Christow in the Teign Valley.

The cottage has an abundance of character, briefly comprising; three generous reception rooms, oak fitted kitchen, downstairs WC, master bedroom with en-suite wash room, a further three double bedrooms and a four-piece family bathroom suite. To the side of the property is a garage and workshop for up to 7 cars. Waterwell benefits from a well maintained, secluded garden to rear and a larger level garden, with summerhouse, just across the lane.

Christow is situated in the outskirts of Dartmoor National Park and offers local amenities, including a village shop, post office, doctor's surgery, community hall, two pubs, parish church and a well-regarded primary school. Exeter and the M5 are only 9 miles east of Christow and offers a larger variety of amenities including a mainline trainlink to the coast and to London.

Ground Floor 

Hall 
Original plank and muntin screen with panelled doors leading to the study and to the dining room. A meter box is wall mounted and there is a latched door to the under stairs cupboard. To the back of the hall there is a stone floor leading to the rear stable door. There is plenty of space for coats and shelves for shoes. To the rear is a door to the downstairs WC.

Lounge 
16' 5'' x 13' 1'' (5.00m x 4.00m)
Beautifully exposed stone wall with large open fireplace, an oak Bressumer beam, tree trunk beam and a paved granite hearth. Windows to either side of the fireplace and to the front is a broad window seat. Part wooden screening leading to the dining room:

Dining Room 
16' 5'' x 14' 9'' (5.00m x 4.50m)
A generous dining room with a large whitewashed fireplace, Bressumer beam, paved hearth and a wood storage recess to one side. An oak beam spans the room and window seat looking out to the front. Stair case leading to all first floor accommodation.

Kitchen 
6' 7'' x 30' 6'' (2.00m x 9.30m)
A tastefully designed kitchen with a range of hand built American white oak wall and base units including a wall mounted plate rack. Stone and Iroco work tops with integrated halogen glass hob, eye level double oven/grill, stainless steel extractor, Belfast sink, built in dishwasher, high glazed rustic splashbacks and terracotta floor tiles. An Aga is fitted but not currently commissioned. Space for washing machine and fridge/freezer.

Study/Playroom 
15' 5'' x 10' 8'' (4.70m x 3.25m)
A sizeable third reception room featuring a granite fireplace with an open flue and a paved stone hearth. window seat to front.

Cloakroom 
Low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks.

First Floor 

Landing 
An oak balustrade, exposed stonework in the stairwell as well as a part exposed structural roof truss. Access to all bedrooms through stained wood panelled doors. Large airing cupboard with extensive slatted shelving.

Master Bedroom 
16' 1'' x 15' 4'' (4.90m x 4.67m)
An excellent master bedroom with ample space for free standing wardrobes and a dressing table. There are two large windows with deep sills and a window seat to the side. Access to loft via hatch. Door leading to en-suite :

En-suite 
Low level WC and oval wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks. Vanity cupboard with shelves beneath and a wall mounted shaver point.

Bedroom 2 
15' 9'' x 8' 2'' (4.80m x 2.50m)
The second double bedroom has a recess containing a built in hanging closet and drawers. The window overlooks the front of the property and there is a second roof void access hatch.

Bedroom 3 
9' 0'' x 9' 2'' (2.75m x 2.80m)
The third bedroom has large parts of exposed roof truss and a window seat. The window looks out over the lane.

Bedroom 4 
11' 2'' x 7' 10'' (3.40m x 2.40m)
Bedroom 4 is charming compact room under the eaves and has low windows. This bedroom can accommodate a double mattress and is currently used as a guest room.

Bathroom 
A bright a four-piece suite, including; spa bath with painted wood clad side panels and a side mounted shower/mixer tap, a tiled shower cubicle with a glazed screen and folding shower screen doors and a Mira Sport electric shower, a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Extractor fan, a heated towel rail, light hardwood laminate flooring and tiled splashbacks. Window with a deep tiled sill looks out to the front of the property.

Exterior 

Front 
A spacious drive that can easily fit four cars and a granite retaining wall lined with shrubbery on top and behind. The drive leads to the rear cottage garden and to the large garage/workshop building

Garage/Workshop 
45' 3'' x 27' 11'' (13.80m x 8.50m)
Currently been used as a studio, garage and large additional storage area. It has a lower level for parking and an upper level for storage and has been painted and plastered with a painted concrete floor and block and granite retaining walls for the raised storage/studio element of the building. Multiple windows to front overlooking lane, sliding wooden entrance door, extensive lighting and power points.

Garden 
The rear of Waterwell is facing south and to the west is an attractive cottage garden laid to lawn with some stepping stones set into the grass and with a slightly raised paved path with two inset shrubberies and a small raised granite planter. Situated in this garden is a cedar wood greenhouse which is eight sided with some fitted staging for plants. Also set within the garden is a two bay granite and block build wood/fuel. The main garden is situated just across the lane which has been laid to lawn with a rose garden and a raise stone retaining wall to the road. A summerhouse is located at the end of the garden. The garden has pleasant views across the surrounding countryside and a curved vehicular entrance to enable a lawn tractor to gain access.

Disclaimer 
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced...

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18 August 2016

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  • Exeter St. Thomas (6.5 mi)
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  • Exeter St. Thomas (6.5 mi)
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