4 bedroom cottage for sale

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Under Offer £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A unique Grade II listed property full of charm and character, ‘The Cider House’ boasts wonderful, level gardens and substantial outbuildings that provide a wide range of uses and flexibility. Potential uses include the opportunity to run a business from home and also provide an additional source of income via a short term / holiday let.

‘The Cider House’ sits with an established plot which enjoys scenery and tranquillity in equal measure. The total area is approximately a third of an acre, all of which affords a high degree of privacy.

The internal spaces are particularly attractive with some delightful period features, many of which have been thoughtfully preserved. Most of the main rooms enjoy a light southerly aspect and pleasant views over the gardens. There is potential to either extend or convert the current layout to add more accommodation, if required. This would be subject to the necessary planning consents being obtained.

* 4 Bedrooms. 3 Receptions. 2 Bathrooms. Utility Room. Workshop

* Landscaped Gardens. Ample Private Parking. Carport

* Self-contained Annexe. Oak Framed Studio. Office

The cottage is approached over a leat and has a parking area and enclosed front garden. Electric gates open to the rear with the driveway leading around the edge of the gardens to the carport, office, annexe and the oak framed studio. The long driveway provides ample parking for multiple / larger vehicles if necessary, with a turning circle at the top

Lower Budleigh enjoys a level and easy approach yet is less than ¼ of a mile to the village centre, school and amenities.

Accommodation:

A path way leads over the leat, through the front gardens via a private gate. The front door opens into the light entrance hall and offers immediate views through to the rear garden. Dado rails and wood floors instantly set the tone for the character throughout the rest of the property.

Off the hall is the sitting room which is extremely generous in proportions and has a stunning fire place as its focal point complete with wood burning stove. The windows offer a southerly aspect and charming views over the front gardens whilst an attractive arch leads through to the kitchen /breakfast room.

This room has been completely refurbished within the last 18 months, and now boasts; wonderful limestone floor tiles, stylish base and wall units with solid wood worktops, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, gas fired Rayburn along with a separate conventional electric oven and grill as well as 4 ring gas hob, built in dishwasher and fridge, further space for fridge, walk-in larder cupboard, window seat and back door to driveway and rear garden.

The lounge enjoys the same southerly aspect as the sitting room with a window seat providing views over the front garden. There is a superb open fire with ornate grate and hearth which creates the main focal point.

Further off the hall is the utility room, a highly useful area with space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and a fridge / freezer. There is plenty of storage and a large sink for convenience. A Velux window provides light and ventilation. The workshop / store room is a large area divided into two, both have all services provided. These rooms have doors leading directly out to the rear garden/ patio.

The stairs rise from the end of the hall to the first floor. At the end of the landing is the main bedroom which is of generous proportions with a southerly aspect and fine views, boasting the original wooden floor and a feature fireplace with ornate surround. There is plenty of space for built in furniture currently occupied by two sets of double wardrobes.

Bedroom Two enjoys a similar aspect and boasts wooden floors, picture rails and space for wardrobes. The two remaining bedrooms offers flexibility, both of them afford a southerly aspect and pleasant views towards Kersbrook Hill.

The large family bathroom has a double aspect with superb views over the rear gardens. The stylish freestanding bath is the centrepiece with matching low level WC and wash hand basin. There is an airing cupboard housing the boiler and useful shelving. A separate shower room has a good size, fully tiled shower cubicle, low level W.C, bidet and wash hand basin

Outside
The electric gates lead to the driveway and beautifully landscaped gardens. There is an outside W.C, shed and tap for convenience. The office is fully functioning, having central heating, light power and telephone points including an ISDN line. The cottage is entirely self-contained with its own services. The oak studio is a flexible space which could be either formal or social, it has under floor heating, being fully double glazed it also has light, power and Ethernet points. All the outbuildings have pleasant views over the rear gardens.

Agent’s Notes
Council Tax Band E
Mains gas, drainage, water and electric are connected to the property

EAST BUDLEIGH
East Budleigh is a highly desirable village, nestling within some of East Devon’s most stunning countryside. It is an historic village, and is the birthplace of Sir Walter Raleigh. Managing to retain a quintessential village community it includes a well-stocked community shop, village hall, primary school, charming church, two popular inns and a garage. Nearby is Woodbury Common and the Otter Estuary, which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has an abundance of wildlife to explore. There are opportunities for all types of cycle routes, water sports and fishing along the coast and in the Exe Estuary. Scenic walks can be enjoyed along the South West Coastal path and the Otter Estuary. The renowned golf clubs of East Devon, Woodbury and Sidmouth are all within easy reach. The coastal resort of Budleigh Salterton is just down the road, having an impressive variety of interesting shops, numerous clubs and societies.

COMMUNICATIONS
The Cathedral City of Exeter lies just 12 miles away, and is the administrative centre for Devon, famous for its Cathedral, University, theatres and relaxed style. It provides most major stores and a host of boutiques, restaurants and places of unique interest and culture. Budleigh Salterton has access to numerous local bus routes, whilst communications from Exeter are excellent and include the M5 motorway, a main line rail link to London (Paddington) and an international airport.

DIRECTIONS
Approaching East Budleigh Salterton from Budleigh Salterton, turn left at The Rolle Arms public house into Lower Budleigh. ‘The Cider House' will be found on the right hand side after about 150 yards.






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Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (4.7 mi)
  • Lympstone Village (4.9 mi)
  • Lympstone Commando (5.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Exmouth (4.7 mi)
  • Lympstone Village (4.9 mi)
  • Lympstone Commando (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Rhys, Budleigh Salterton

22 High Street, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6LQ

01395 444011 Local call rate

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