3 bedroom detached house for sale

Budlake, Exeter

Guide Price £345,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming hamlet near NT?s Killerton Estate
  • Grade II Listed thatched cottage
  • Beautifully renovated throughout
  • Characterful features
  • Delightful gardens with parking and a garage
  • National Trust Leasehold

Full description

Higher Budlake Cottage is a quintessential thatched home with striking period features including revealed beams and vaulted ceilings, along with picturesque gardens. This charming Grade II Listed National Trust Leasehold cottage offers a unique layout of accommodation including 2 bedrooms, study/bedroom 3, sitting room and kitchen/dining room. The delightful garden offers areas of lawn, patio and established shrubs, with a garage and parking.

Situation - The hamlet of Budlake is surrounded by National Trust land including the fine Georgian House of the Killerton estate and the Ashclyst Forest. Budlake lies between the small Duchy town of Bradninch (3.5 miles) and the extremely sought-after village of Broadclyst (3 miles). Bradninch is situated in the beautiful Culm Valley with local facilities, Broadclyst provides a village shop, pub, church, well-regarded primary school as well as Clyst Vale Community College secondary school which incorporates a library, doctor's surgery and leisure centre. The university and cathedral city of Exeter (7.5 miles) provides an extensive range of facilities.

Description - Higher Budlake Cottage is a quintessential thatched home with striking period features including revealed beams and vaulted ceilings, along with picturesque gardens. This charming Grade II Listed National Trust Leasehold cottage offers a unique layout of accommodation including 2 bedrooms, study/bedroom 3, sitting room and kitchen/dining room. The current owner has sympathetically restored the character, tastefully upgrading the interiors. The delightful garden offers areas of lawn, patio and established shrubs, with a garage and parking.

Accommodation - The entrance opens into the extremely inviting kitchen / dining room. The first area is arranged as a utility with a triple aspect, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and fitted base units. The kitchen has a triple aspect with garden views, matching cottage-style base and wall units, wooden worktops, exposed ceiling beams, and space for a range-style cooker and appliances, finished in oak flooring. The charming sitting room has a dual aspect with garden views, door leading out and stairs to the first floor. The room includes characterful features such as revealed beams, a fireplace with an inset ornate wood-burner and oak flooring. The additional room on the ground floor offers a versatile space that could be used as a 3rd bedroom or a useful home study. The room has a garden aspect window and a vaulted ceiling with revealed beams. The first-floor landing has a storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 has a dual aspect with garden views, revealed beams and oak flooring. Bedroom 2 has a rear aspect with garden views. The stylish bathroom is arranged with a free-standing bath and basin, finished with oak flooring and revealed beams. A separate cloakroom provides a similar style of WC and basin.

Outside - The wonderful cottage gardens wrap around the property on 3 sides with a southerly orientation. The private garden is predominantly laid to lawn with patios, mature shrubs, trees and planted borders. Amongst the formal layout are vegetable and fruit trees. Perimeter hedging border the garden butting up to National Trust land and the road and stream. To the right of the cottage is a detached single garage (5.74 x 2.82) with an electronic up & over door. To the front of the garage is parking for two cars.

Services - Mains electricity and mains water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. LPG used for the hob.

Tenure - The property is situated on National Trust owned land and is subject to a new 99 year draft lease.

Directions - From Exeter head north through Pinhoe on the B3181. Continue on this road through Dog Village and Broadclyst. After leaving Broadclyst continue for a further two miles where the property is located on the left, opposite the turning for Caddihoe and Ashclyst Forest.


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Added on Rightmove:
29 December 2019

Nearest stations

  • Cranbrook (3.1 mi)
  • Pinhoe (3.9 mi)
  • Whimple (4.3 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Cranbrook (3.1 mi)
  • Pinhoe (3.9 mi)
  • Whimple (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Exeter

21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799076 Local call rate

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