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5 bedroom house for sale


Under Offer £795,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Woodbury Salterton nestles in a valley surrounded by rolling hills and farmland, and is hidden from view by many fine oaks and other trees. It is conveniently situated for ease of access into Exeter, the M5 and the A38 Devon Expressway. The village has a fine Church, a highly regarded Church of England Primary School and an excellent public house, The Diggers Rest. Local shops are located a mile to two miles away at Woodbury. Just outside the village is found the Woodbury Park Golf course, Hotel and Leisure complex. In addition the area has plenty of good country walks including those found on nearby Woodbury Common.

From Junction 30 of the M5 motorway proceed East and at the next roundabout take the A3052 to Sidmouth. After .6th of a mile turn right into Oil Mill Lane signposted Woodbury Salterton. Continue into and through the village passing the Diggers Rest. Drive for a further ½ a mile, on a sharp right hand bend turn left into Whitecross Road and within 200 yards turn right into Toby Lane. Toby Cottage is on the left hand side within about ½ a mile as the lane forks.

A tastefully improved and enhanced period property standing in approximately four acres, made up of traditional garden and three paddocks with excellent parking and rustic garaging, standing in a fine rural location. Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Living Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, Boot Room, Four Principal Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower/W.C., First Floor Bedroom 5/Studio/Study. Delightful Formal Gardens, Summerhouse/Store, Patio/Terrace. Three Paddocks. Good Parking, Rustic Garaging. In All Approximately Four Acres.

Toby Lane runs up from the village of Woodbury Salterton to the superb Woodbury Common, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Toby Cottage has evolved greatly throughout its life from likely 18th century origins and is offered as a most comfortable home. Modern additions and big enhancements blend in well with the original. The property has gas central heating and extensive double glazing, some fine oak floors and latch type doors. A particular note is the spacious living room which is open plan and a very well proportioned kitchen/dining room - a most attractive social space. Upstairs to the south wing is a delightful studio/study which could be used as bedroom 5 as there is a wet room immediately below.

Entrance Porch
Oak front door. Quarry tiled floor. Inner door to:-

Reception Hall
12'4 (3.76m) x 11'4 (3.45m). Attractive oak flooring. Radiator. Double glazed window to front. Stable door and outlook to rear. Stairs rising. Latch type doors to:-

Sitting Room
12'8 (3.86m) x 12'8 (3.86m). A well proportioned triple aspect room with double glazed windows and large inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burner. Three wall light points. Two radiators.

Living Room
15'4 (4.67m) x 14'6 (4.42m). A bright dual aspect room with double glazed windows and French doors to garden and open planned kitchen/dining room. Two concealed radiators. Two wall lights and feature lighting. Recessed lighting to ceiling. Large square opening to:-

Kitchen/Dining Room
28'3 (8.6m) x 10'1 (3.07m). A superb social area of part vaulted/part beamed ceiling incorporating port hole and Velux windows and feature lighting. Double French doors to garden. Window to side. Bespoke kitchen comprising Belfast sink under deep solid wood worktop having cupboards, drawers and plumbing for dishwasher under. Expanse of stainless steel worktop with inset gas hob having oven and storage under. Rayburn in recess with beam over. Attractive tiled flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting. Concealed radiator. Shelved store cupboard.

Boot Room
8'6 (2.59m) x 7'3 (2.21m). Double glazed window to front. Matching stone flooring. Radiator. Cupboard housing Vaillant gas boiler. Recessed ceiling lighting. Door back to reception hall.

Rear Hall
Attractive flooring. Radiator. Spiral staircase rising to bedroom 5/Studio/Study. Latch doors:-

Wet Room
Most stylish with contemporary style suite in white comprising tiled shower area with Aqualisa shower control. Circular pedestal wash basin with pillar tap. Low level W.C. Combination towel rail/radiator. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan. Tiled floor.

Utility Room
Stainless steel sink unit set in worktop surface having cupboard, plumbing for washing machine and further appliance space under. Shelving. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lighting.

Rear Entrance Area
Window with outlook to garden. Tiled floor. Radiator. Tri folding doors to courtyard area and garden.

First Floor
Over South Wing:-

Bedroom 5/Study/Studio
23' (7.01m) x 10' (3.05m) at floor level. A super room with vaulted sloping ceiling incorporating beams with four Velux roof lights and gable end window. Attractive floor. Radiator.

Main First Floor Landing
Painted floorboards. Window with outlook to rear garden and fields beyond. Radiator. Latch type doors to:-

Bedroom 1
14'7 (4.44m) x 12'8 (3.86m) to wardrobe cupboards. An impressive room with dual aspect windows enjoying a fine look over gardens and countryside beyond. Vaulted ceiling with twin Velux windows. Stripped/sealed floorboards. Radiator. Large range of bespoke fitted wardrobes/cupboards.

Bedroom 2
14' (4.26m) x 10'8 (3.25m). A dual aspect room with fine countryside outlook/views. Painted floorboards. Radiator. Twin recessed wardrobe cupboards.

En-Suite Shower/W.C.
Tiled shower with electric shower unit. Wash hand basin in tiled surround. Low level W.C. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 3
10' (3.05m) x 8'7 (2.61m). Window with outlook to front. Recessed double wadrobe/cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom 4
15'6 (4.72m) maximum x 12'2 (3.71m). A room of character with vaulted ceiling incorporating Velux window and feature lighting. Window with outlook to front. Radiator. Fine floorboards.

Family Bathroom/Shower Room
9'11 (3.02m) x 6' (1.83m). Attractive room with freestanding roll top bath. Separate shower with Mira shower control. Pedestal wash basin in tiled surround with mirror and light over. Low level W.C. Painted floorboards. Radiator. Window to front. Recessed ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.

Outside Front
Well stocked border

Generous gravelled parking and turning area with adjacent lawn and apple tree.
Rustic garaging:-
Left hand garage 25' (7.61m) x 12'8 (3.86m) reducing to 9'6 (2.89m) Electric light and power
Right hand garage 19' (5.79m) x 10'8 (3.25m)

To the rear of Toby Cottage is a delightful mostly lawned garden with deep well stocked borders and beds. Access from kitchen/dining room and living room. Generous flagged terrace/patio with feature walling, lighting and gravelled area. Double access gates to lower end:-
Part walled and flagged courtyard with double doors to front. Water tap. Outside lighting.
Quality timber summerhouse/store with electric light and power 14' (4.26m) x 14' (4.26m) max - less corner. Gate from garden leads to:-

Paddock 1:- with timber store/small stable. Gates to paddocks 2 and 3 - in all approximately four acres.

Mains Water, Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Gas Fired Central Heating.

Council Tax
Council Tax Band F

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 September 2016

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