Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14

£269,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A character three bedroom cottage near the centre of the popular rural village of Stockland.

Hope Cottage is a charming period home which has been improved by the current owner but still requires some finishing off. Obviously this gives any potential buyer the chance to put their own mark on the property.

We understand the property is not listed, and therefore benefits from cottage style UPVC double glazed windows. The heating is provided by night storage heaters and a wood burning stove.

The sitting room is at the front of the house with an inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove against a feature exposed stone wall. Two windows to the front with window seats providing an elevated view to the quiet lane and countryside beyond. This room opens into the dining area, which in turn has an opening into the kitchen and utility space.

The kitchen is a delightful double aspect room with views to the garden, benefitting from a vaulted ceiling with roof light. It is fitted with a modern kitchen and new electric AGA.

A walk in utility area is shelved and has plumbing for a washing machine and door to narrow external side passage. From the kitchen a part glazed door leads to the rear terrace and garden.

The bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite bath with electric shower over, square ceramic wall hung basin and low level WC. The airing cupboard is shelved and with lagged cylinder with immersion heater.

On the ground floor, at the rear of the staircase to the first floor, is a cloakroom with WC, basin and storage recess. From the spacious first floor landing is access to the three bedrooms, two to the front of the cottage, with views and one with built in wardrobe. Bedroom three is at the rear of the cottage, with views over the garden.

Hope Cottage enjoys a delightful position in the centre of Stockland. The village has a church, a highly regarded primary school with pre-school group, a village hall which offers a variety of activities.

The market towns of Honiton and Axminster are both within about 6 miles and offer an excellent range of day to day shopping, from Tesco's to the River Cottage Canteen, other facilities include schooling and recreation. Both have stations on the London Waterloo line. At Honiton the A30 dual carriageway provides access to the M5 motorway and the cathedral and university city of Exeter, which has excellent facilities and an international airport. Taunton, the county town of Somerset, is some 19 miles to the north with access to the M5 at junction 25.

The south coast is within easy reach providing a range of coastal pursuits with beaches at Lyme Regis, Branscombe, Seaton, Beer and Sidmouth, with a sailing club at Axmouth. The property is located within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with local footpaths and bridleways that take advantage of the attractive countryside.

To the front of the property steps go up to the front door with a canopy area. Either side are gravel areas.

To the rear there is a patio area with steps up to a lawn which benefits from countryside views from the rear.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

111 High Street, Honiton, Devon

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