East Worlington, Crediton

6 beds | 3 baths | 2 receptions | £595,000


  • 5/6 bed Character Cottage
  • 1.75 Acres of Grounds
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Stunning Bath/Shower Room & 2 Further Shower Rooms
  • 2 Large Outbuildings
  • Refurbished & Modernised to a High Standard
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Utility Room
  • Stunning Peaceful Location
  • Potential Equestrian Use

**A Detached Devon Dream Cottage with 1.75 acres of land!!!**

A rare and exciting opportunity to purchase this beautifully presented, spacious period cottage, bursting with character features set with 1.75 acres of private gardens and grounds.

With it's history dating back to circa 1700 the cottage has been extensively, yet sympathetically extended, modernised and refurbished to a high standard in recent years and now provides versatile accommodation consisting of five double bedrooms served by two shower rooms and a stunning family bath/shower room, a study or sixth bedroom, two reception rooms, a well equipped spacious kitchen/breakfast room and utility/boiler room.

The cottage is idyllically surrounded by tree and hedge-lined private gardens, grounds and ancient orchard with the added benefit of two good-sized outbuildings with water connected & electricity (currently disconnected) and a large gated parking area capable of receiving several cars and leisure vehicles.

This truly stunning property set within such a sought after location is an opportunity not to be missed and Howes Estates recommends an urgent internal inspection to avoid disappointment.

Entrance Hall
A covered thatched porch leads to a period door with obscured glazed window opens to a welcoming entrance hall having a fitted carpet, period style radiator and inset ancient Settle.

Reception Room One 5.20m x 4.25m (17'0" x 13'11")
A good-sized character room having a fitted carpet, twin windows, French doors to the garden, exposed ceiling beams, fitted carpet, two period style radiators and a period stone built open fireplace with bread oven to the side.

Reception Room Two 4.74m x 3.63m (15'6" x 11'10")
Having hardwood flooring, twin uPVC double glazed windows, period style radiator and under stairs storage cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 8.03m x 3.21m (26'4" x 10'6")
Having a good range of matching wall/base storage cupboards, drawers and display storage, work surfaces, inset Belfast sink with period style mixer tap, large oil fired four oven Aga, integrated dishwasher, terracotta tiled flooring, period style radiator and twin windows looking over the grounds.

Utility Room 2.35m x 2.22m (7'8" x 7'3")
With space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, Butler sink, recently installed oil fired boiler (2017) and window.

Rising to Bedroom One
A set of carpeted stairs leads up to bedroom one. Located half way up the staircase is a large loft storage area.

Bedroom One 4.25m x 3.71m (13'11" x 12'2")
Having a fitted carpet, fitted storage cupboard, eves storage, period style radiator and uPVC double glazed window offering views over the gardens & grounds.

En-suite Shower Room
Having a fully tiled shower cubicle with 'Mira Sport Air Boost' electric shower, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan, fully tiled walls & floor and Upvc double glazed window.

Returning to the Ground Floor
Bedroom Two 5.08m x 3.43m (16'7" x 11'3")
Featuring an unusual curved wall, fitted carpet, period style radiator, exposed ceiling beams and window looking out to the gardens.

Bedroom Three 4.80m x 3.14m (15'8" x 10'3")
Featuring an unusual curved wall, fitted carpet, period style radiator, exposed ceiling beams and window looking out to the gardens.

Bedroom Four 4.03m x 2.96m (13'2" x 9'8")
Having a fitted carpet, period style radiator and uPVC double glazed window.

Bedroom Five 4.16m x 2.93m (13'7" x 9'7")
uPVC double glazed French doors & full length windows allow plenty of natural daylight into this bedroom, having a fitted carpet and period style radiator.

Shower Room 1.95m x 1.72m (6'4" x 5'7")
Having a fully tiled shower cubicle with electric power shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C, part tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window and wood effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom Six/Study 5.20m x 2.93m (17'0" x 9'7")
Currently in use as a study, this versatile room has uPVC double glazed French doors & twin windows to the sides, hardwood flooring and a radiator.

Bath/Shower Room 5.10m x 2.02m (16'8" x 6'7")
A stunning bath/Shower room, featuring a dry-lined double shower cubicle with Drench shower & body jets, Spa bath, his & hers wash hand basins,low level W.C polished porcelain tiled flooring, dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows, heated towel rail, radiator and extractor fan.

The Grounds
Horseford Lodge has the benefit of being surrounded by Approximately 1.75 acres hedge & tree lined gardens and grounds that would serve many potential purposes which would include equestrian usage. To the south side is a beautifully maintained private garden being mainly laid to lawn with a plethora of mature stone raised borders for plants, trees, complemented with paved patios and pathways.
The remainder of the land is mainly to paddock with ancient orchard and mature trees served by a five bar gate leading onto the lane.

Outbuildings
Located within the grounds are two large timber built outbuildings having water connected and electricity supply (currently disconnected).

Parking
Double wooden gates open to a large gravelled parking area capable of receiving several cars and leisure vehicles.

Services
Mains Water
Private Drainage (Last emptied & serviced in 2017)
Mains Electricity
Broadband Connected
Oil Fired Central Heating (New Worcester boiler and oil tank installed 2017)

Tenure & Listing
Freehold

Listing : None.

Communications
Motorway : M5, Junction 27 - 23 miles.
Mainline Train Station : Tiverton Parkway - 23 miles (fast train to Paddington 2hrs 11 mins) every hour
International Airport : Exeter - 38 miles.
Ferry Port : Plymouth - 55 Miles.

Agents Note:
The Agent notes that neither wide angle lenses or photo editing were used in the production of these details.
The agent recommends that potential purchasers book an appointment to view in order to fully appreciate all aspects of the property.

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As the sellers agents we are not surveyors or conveyancing experts & as such we cannot & do not comment on the condition of the property, any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings, or services or issues relating to the title or other legal issues that may affect the property, unless we have been made aware of such matters. Interested parties should employ their own professionals to make such enquiries before making any transactional decisions. You are advised to check the availability of any property before travelling any distance to view.

Viewing
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the agent only.

To make an appointment to view this property please contact Howes Estates on 01837 83393 or email info@howesestates.co.uk

Local Area
The picturesque semi-rural villages of East & West Worlington are idyllically situated amongst the rolling hills and stunning countryside, nestled between the breathtaking moors of Exmoor & Dartmoor.
Village amenities include places of worship, a pre-school & primary school, a well supported village hall where many clubs and classes meet, including a toddler group, coffee mornings, village brunches and table tennis to name but a few. Secondary education can be found at Chulmleigh (free school bus service provided), with further education services being found at Tiverton, Crediton, Barnstaple or Exeter. Local independent schools are Blundells at Tiverton or West Buckland at Barnstaple.
The Nearby village of Witheridge (approx 3 miles away) offers a good range of amenities including a Doctors surgery, shops, post office, sport & leisure facilities, Tennis club, Young Farmers group, a food serving public house and award winning restaurant.
The larger towns of South Molton and Crediton (10 & 12 miles away), offer a larger supermarkets, shops, businesses and leisure facilities. The Cathedral City of Exeter can be found just 8 miles on from Crediton offering shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities to suit all ages.
Both the north & south Devon coastlines are within easy reach, offering stunning scenery, water sports and glorious sandy beaches.

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