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Key features

  • Large Detached House
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Study/ Hobbies Room
  • Kitchen. Utility Room. Two Bathrooms.
  • Large Garden, Garage & Workshop. Ample Parking.


A large detached period property with generous gardens as well as a garage and workshop situated on the southern edge of Axminster. The property has thick walls with flexible accommodation comprising four generous double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large landing, two reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, rear lobby, utility room, study/hobby room, integral large garage with workshop/store within. There is a mixture of double glazed and single glazed windows and gas central heating throughout. At the front of the house is an area that can be used for parking one or two cars and a mature hedge which provides screening from the road. At the back, there is a parking bay providing a further two parking spaces and the large garden which wraps around the house on two sides. Most of the garden is sloping upwards from the house and offers ample room for play and growing produce with a log store and vegetable beds as well as fruit trees and a wild meadow area.

Axminster is an old market town made famous by the Axminster carpet company and is situated on the River Axe in East Devon. There is a main line train station with services to London Waterloo and Exeter and the town provides a good range of day to day shopping, banking and health needs with plenty of cafes including the River Cottage Canteen, which draws visitors to the town. The Jurassic coast at Axmouth is just 6 miles to the south and the surrounding area has been designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The accommodation, all measurements approximate, comprises:


uPVC front door with glazed panels opening in to

Stairs rising to first floor. Flagstone flooring. Radiator. Smoke detector. Door to

SITTING ROOM - 5.51m (18'1") Max x 4.9m (16'1") Max
Dual aspect. Windows to front and rear. Borrowed light window to hall. Fireplace fitted with a multi fuel stove.CO2 alarm. Ceiling beams. TV point. Two radiators. Understairs cupboard with security control panel. Door to utility room. Door to

DINING ROOM - 5.54m (18'2") x 3.28m (10'9")
Triple aspect. Windows to front and rear. Single glazed window to side. TV point. Two radiators. One step up to kitchen.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 4.11m (13'6") x 2.54m (8'4")
Dual aspect. Window to front and rear. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with laminate work surfaces and inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit and drainer. Free standing gas range cooker. Integrated under counter fridge and freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Wall mounted Worcester gas boiler. Vinyl flooring. Door to

CONSERVATORY - 3.63m (11'11") x 2.03m (6'8")
Door to garden. uPVC double glazed windows and Polycarbonate roof. Ceramic tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM - 3.61m (11'10") Max x 2.06m (6'9") Max
Dual aspect. Window to rear and side. Fitted with a run of work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Wall units. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator. Door to

Window to rear. External door to parking area and garden. Shelves. Door and two steps down to

STUDY/HOBBY ROOM - 4.42m (14'6") x 2.79m (9'2")
Single glazed window to rear.


Window to rear. Radiator. Doors to bedrooms 1, 4 and bathroom. Fixed oak book shelves. Step to further landing area: Single glazed window to rear. Radiator. Hatch to insulated loft. Doors to Bedrooms 2, 3 and shower room. Smoke detector.

BEDROOM ONE - 5.79m (19'0") Max x 3.25m (10'8") Max
Triple aspect. Windows to front, rear and side. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder. Hatch to insulated loft. Radiator.

One step down from landing. Obscure glazed windows to side and rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising; Panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, with newly fitted? Mira shower, wash hand basin set into base unit with cupboards beneath. and w.c. Shaver point. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO - 5.13m (16'10") x 2.97m (9'9")
Dual aspect. Windows to side and rear. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE - 5.11m (16'9") x 2.9m (9'6")
Dual aspect. Windows to front and side. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR - 4.39m (14'5") Max x 3.25m (10'8") Max
Window to front. Built-in wardrobe and built-in shelved cupboard. Radiator.

Obscure glazed window front. Fitted with a pampas coloured suite comprising shower cubicle with Bristan electric shower, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

The house has a stone wall boundary at the front, the other side of which (between the house and the wall) is enough space to park two vehicles in tandem. Steps from the far end of this area lead up to the garden and there is plenty of space for bin storage.

GARAGE - 7.82m (25'8") Max x 5.51m (18'1") Max
Up and over door. Power and light. Two obscure glazed windows to front. Smart gas and electric meters. Electric consumer unit. Cobbled floor. The garage is divided in half by a raised platform to one side, part of which is walled to form a separate workshop.

One parking space to the front, with two further parking spaces to the rear.

At the back of the house is a further parking bay providing parking for two cars or one larger vehicle. There is rear access to the house just beyond this point and a path leads around the house to the conservatory. Steps from this path lead up to the garden, which is mainly at a higher level. The garden is generous and wraps around the back and side of the property with plenty of space for play, entertaining and growing produce. There are a number of small trees and shrubs and a large area which was formerly a vegetable garden. A further triangular grassy bank is separated from the main garden by a fence. Close to the conservatory is a patio seating area, from where the garden slopes down gently to steps leading to the front. There is plenty of scope for a keen gardener to landscape to their own design.


All mains services are connected except drainage. Private septic tank. Water is not metered but billed from 1st April as an annual lump sum (this year the charge is £475 for the year).

The seller has advised us that Broadband is available in this area (though not connected to the property at present), with download speeds of up to 16Mbps, depending on your service provider. Broadband availability at this location can be checked through:

Mobile coverage can be checked through:

Band D. East Devon District Council. £2410.71.(2024/25).


Flood risk Information can be checked through the following:

Most of the windows in the house are uPVC double glazed except where stated above and there is gas central heating throughout. Electricity and gas services are certified and tested to meet regulations required for letting. Security system installed, which can be controlled by wi-fi or manually entered code. The property has been tenanted for some years but is now vacant offering no onward chain.

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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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Band: D

Abbey Gate, Axminster, Devon


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