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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Cowley, Exeter, Devon, EX5

Guide Price* £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Gardens
  • Auction 2nd December 2010 (unless sold)

Full description

A detached south facing cottage for renovation in a quiet location enjoying attractive views. Sitting room, dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Parking. Gardens. Auction 2nd December 2010 (unless sold).


Bank Cottage is situated in the parish of Upton Pyne though has a Cowley postal address. It is set in a private lane shared with a few other properties and lies within a mile of the outskirts of Exeter and just over two miles from the centre of the cathedral and university city.


Bank Cottage is a detached period property, probably dating from the early 20th Century though may have earlier origins. It is an attractive south-facing property which enjoys an outlook over Bernaville Nursery and beyond to farmland. It is in need of renovation. The property has upvc double glazing and night storage heating.  

On the first floor there are 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, all of dual aspect along with a BATHROOM with bath with electric shower over, wc and washbasin. Electric wall heater.


Off the private lane there is a parking area for two vehicles. A path leads up steps which in turn leads through the front garden to the front door. There are gardens to both sides of the path with a more extensive garden area on the eastern side. Wooden garden shed. Fruit trees. Wonderful views are enjoyed from the garden.

Directional Note

From Exeter proceed north on the A377 to Cowley Bridge roundabout and turn left going over Cowley Bridge, continuing on the A377. Immediately after Bernaville Nursery and the BP garage turn left, before the Three Horseshoes pub, marked 'no through road'. Within 200 metres the cottage is on the right with the lay-by parking area just before a private road signed for Treetops and other properties.


Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage.


The property is being sold by public auction (unless sold previously) at 3pm on Thursday 2nd December 2010 at Taunton Racecourse.

Auction Pack

An auction pack can be inspected at the agents offices or can be purchased from the solicitors:- Messrs Stones, Linacre House, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, EX1 1UG. Tel:- 01392 666910

Tenure And Possession

The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion which is fixed for 28 days from the auction or earlier by arrangement.

Local Authority

East Devon District Council, Council Offices, Knowle, Station Road, Sidmouth, EX10 8HY. Tel:-01395 516551



Map Reference

Landranger 192 904 962


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