Smallridge, Axminster
£800,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Exceptional family home with versatile accommodation and generous gardens situated in a delightful village in nearly half an acre. Kitchen/dining room, reception room, sitting room, downstairs cloakroom, 4 bedrooms, family bathroom, second floor study. Council Tax Band G. Freehold. EPC Band D

SITUATION

The property is located in the heart of the village of Smallridge on the southern fringe of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village alongside neighbouring All Saints has a primary school, village hall and Church. Nearby Axminster provides for most day to day needs including a Tesco supermarket and a main line rail service to London Waterloo. Transport is available from the village to the highly regarded Colyton Grammar School. The Woodroffe School at Lyme Regis and Axe Valley Academy at Axminster are both within easy commuting distance.

Just to the South nearby beaches include Lyme Regis along with the popular seaside villages of Branscombe, Beer and Seaton. The surrounding area is located within the rolling East Devon hills and valleys and there are a variety of quiet lanes, bridle paths and footpaths.

DESCRIPTION

Little Orchard is an exceptional family home with an abundance of character and charm and is said to date back to the 19th Century. Measuring over 2200 sqft, the house has versatile living accommodation, generous gardens and off-street parking. Located in the heart of the village it benefits from easy access to local amenities and the village has a strong sense of community.

ACCOMMODATION

In detail the accommodation comprises; Storm porch with wooden supports and tiled roof before an impressive double height entrance hall with open tread staircase with stairs rising to the first floor and access to a downstairs cloakroom. Kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a comprehensive range of base units and incorporate a twin Belfast style sink unit. Stunning slate flooring throughout with a modern wood burning stove and a dining / seating area overlooking the gardens. Patio doors lead outside creating a seamless connection to the outdoors. Utility room with space for utility appliances. There is a dining room / play room and a sitting room which has a delightful inglenook fireplace with exposed stone, heavy beam and wood burning stove. A bijou reading vestibule with full length glazed window offering delightful views over the garden which concludes the ground floor.

On the first floor are four very well proportioned double bedrooms. The landing has an open study / library area with solid oak flooring and fitted shelving. The bathroom has been fitted with roll top bath, white sanitary ware and a separate shower cubicle with electric shower.

The spacious loft has been converted into an additional room/studio, accessible currently via a space saving ladder from the study / library. Velux windows provide a light and airy space.

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway and parking area for several vehicles. Access from driveway into rear garden via a gateway onto a gravelled upper terrace with seating area overlooking the garden. The rear gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and interspersed with established flower beds, mature shrubs and trees. Large patio doors from the property lead out onto a second patio area, both spaces provide the perfect locations for socialising, outdoor relaxation and al fresco dining.

SERVICES

Mains water, gas and electric. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating. There is good internet connectivity that allows current owners to work from home.

DIRECTIONS

From Axminster, proceed North on the A358 after passing through the traffic lights and over Weycroft Bridge, turn immediately left to Smallridge. Proceed through the village, passing The Ridgeway Country Hotel on your left hand side and then take the 1st right hand turn signposted to Village Hall. Continue down the hill through the village, crossing the stream at the bottom of the hill and as the road rises from the stream, Little Orchard will be found on the right hand side.

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