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2 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GUIDE PRICE 300,000-350,000
  • Entrance Hall
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


This attractive Grade II listed two storey thatched cottage is perfectly located in a slightly elevated position on the edge of a small hamlet with fabulous countryside views over the surrounding area. The generous accommodation on both floors includes a wealth of character features including an inglenook fireplace with woodburner, stone walls and heavily timbered ceilings.

It is considered that the property is now ready for general updating, however, it should be noted that there is an oil fired central heating system with a modern oil tank. There are pleasant cottage gardens to the south of the main building with a fabulous outlook over open fields to Harcombe and beyond. On the north side of the cottage there is a good parking area. A large block of land, which belongs to the cottage lies on the other side of the quiet country lane and comprises a tarmac drive, with turning and parking areas, the detached garage, more gardens and greenhouses and the paddock. The grounds amount to approximately 1 acre in total.

Harcombe is a picturesque hamlet which lies about 1 mile north-east of Sidford, 3 miles inland from the Sidmouth sea front.


Panelled front door to split level Entrance Hall: 4m (13'1) x 3m (9'10) approx including entrance and steps up to mezzanine-style Study area. Banister rail. Wall light points. Exposed timbers and vaulted ceiling.

Lower Hall: with stairs rising to first floor. Wall light points. Useful understairs cupboard. Ceiling timbers. Radiator.

Cloakroom: Low level wc. Pedestal wash basin. Westerly view. Wall light point. Exposed timbers. Radiator.

Sitting Room: 4.7m (15'5) x 2.7m (8'10) minimum Wide inglenook fireplace with beam above and fitted with woodburner. Exposed stone walls and timbers. Dual aspect. Views to the east and to the west across open fields. Wall light points. Archway to

Dining Hall: 3.5m (11'6) x 1.77m (5'10) Splendid countryside views. Exposed stonework and timbers. Walk in cupboard for general storage including electric meter and fuses.

Kitchen: 3.8m (12'6) x 3.4m (11'2) Range of oak fronted base cupboards with fitted shelves and drawers with worksurfaces over. Further range of matching eye-level cupboards. Breakfast bar. Wall light points. Beamed ceiling. Freestanding Worcester oil fired boiler providing central heating and hot water with programmer. Single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap, window and half glazed door facing south on to the covered verandah and garden.

Lean-to Utility Room: 1.96m (6'5) x 1.6m (5'3)

First floor:

Bedroom 1: 5.12m (16'10) x 3.78m (12'5) reducing to 2.88m (9'5) including fitted wardrobes. Dual aspect with views to the east and west. Exposed timbers. Wall light points. Hatch to roofspace. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 3.92m (12'10) x 3.8m (12'6) max including fitted wardrobe. Wall light points. Hatch to roofspace. Radiator.

Jack and Jill Bathroom: 3.25m (10'8) x 2.3m (7'7) approx with doors to both bedrooms. Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower adaptor, pedestal wash basin, low level wc. Dual aspect with views to the south and east. Wall light points. Wall mounted electric heater. Airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

Outside: There is a useful area immediately to the north of the cottage with ample space for parking adjacent to the front door. On the southern side of the cottage there is a delightful and sunny garden which is fence and hedge enclosed measuring approx 15m (49'3) x 12m (39'4), there is a curved raised patio area adjacent to the main building which includes a covered verandah. There is an area of lawn, a greenhouse and an open log store. Spectacular views to the hills beyond. On the other side of the road, a tarmac drive with wrought iron gates opens on to a large parking and turning area and the detached Garage 5.2m (17'1) x 3.62m (11'11) with up and over door, window and private door at the rear. This area in turn leads to another part of the garden with a lawn, greenhouses and a garden shed. A private gate opens on to the old orchard, which is an ideal paddock, mostly laid to grass with a few fruit trees and access on to the road above the cottage.

Services: Mains electricity is connected. Spring water and septic tank drainage. We understand that mains gas is not available.

For sale by the vendors' joint agents/auctioneers - Redferns of Sidmouth and Clive Emson

The auction will take place at the St Mellion International Resort, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6SD

Details for property ID 3130 supplied to Rightmove on 27/10/16 at 1:15 pm

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 October 2016

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