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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Harcombe, Dorset

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • 2 Double bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Mature gardens
  • Ample parking
  • Large shed and lovely views
  • Beautifully presented.

Full description

An attractive detached cottage set in a rural position close to the coast with P.P for 2 storey extension. Sitting room, kitchen/dining room, 2 double bedrooms, family bathroom. Mature gardens, ample parking, large shed and lovely views. Beautifully presented. EPC Band C.

Situation And Amenities - This charming detached hideaway is set in a prime position in the hamlet of Harcombe. The nearest amenities can be found at Raymonds Hill where there is a Post Office and village store which can be reached by foot or road. The village of Uplyme, 2 miles away, has further facilities including a post office/petrol station, church, school, village hall with cricket pavilion and play area, and a friendly pub with a delightful beer garden. About 2.8 miles away is the bustling and picturesque town of Lyme Regis which has provided inspiration for many a novelist, artist or playwright over the years. Lyme is part of the stunning Jurassic Coast which enjoys World Heritage Site status and stretches from Dorset to East Devon. The town has a thriving heart offering convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size, as well as a number of renowned popular restaurants like Hix's Oyster Bar and historic hotels. The town has a good provision of day to day amenities such as banks, a health centre, well regarded primary and secondary schooling, library, cinema and a charming independent theatre. Lyme has a fantastic beach with golden sands, shallow waters and the famous Cobb with moorings for local vessels and charters for the keen fisherman or day tripper. The whole area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has excellent walking and riding out opportunities easily accessible from the property. Honeysuckle cottage is a convenient 3.2 miles away from the mainline station at Axminster with services to London Waterloo, making the area an ideal home or holiday retreat with excellent road and rail access further westwards into Devon and Cornwall. The larger historic cities of Exeter and Bath are accessible by road or rail to cater for further needs.

Description - This is a charming detached cottage built in 2010 and designed in a traditional style to sympathetically blend with neighbouring properties, with natural stone elevations and brick quoins beneath a slate roof. The property offers comfortable and well appointed accommodation which comprises entrance hall, sitting room, fireplace with log burner, kitchen/breakfast room with bi fold doors to the decking on the ground floor. On the first floor are two double bedrooms and a well appointed family bathroom. There has been much emphasis on energy saving with excellent insulation, underfloor heating, hot water provided by solar and an air source heat pump. There is also a rain water collection tank for reuse within the house. Please note the current vendors have obtained Planning Permission for two Storey rear extension reference 15/2315/FUL.

Outside - Adjacent to the lane is a tarmac parking area with space for approximately three vehicles. A natural stone wall and a pedestrian gate lead to the front garden which is laid principally to lawn, shallow steps and a pathway wind their way to the front door. There is a paved seating area ideal for al fresco entertaining to the side of the property and to the rear of the cottage, accessed by bi fold doors from the kitchen, there is a large timber deck, again ideal for al fresco entertaining and enjoying delightful views across surrounding countryside. In one corner of the garden is a timber and slate garden shed.

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Septic tank. Solar panel and air source heat pump for hot water and heating.

Local Authority - East Devon District Council
Council Offices
Knowle
Sidmouth
Devon
EX10 8HL
tel: 01395 516551

Directons - From our Bridport Office proceed to the A35 heading west towards Lyme Regis. Pass through the villages of Chideock, Morecombelake and pass Charmouth and continue on to the A35 at the Lyme Roundabout heading for Honiton. On approaching Raymonds Hill take the first available turning on the left onto Red Lane and the following left onto Harcombe Road. Proceed down the hill and Honeysuckle cottage is on the left after approximately 1 mile.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.

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