Ivy Cottage is a Grade II Listed detached house believed to date from the early 19th Century. The house has a number of interesting period features, including multi-pane sash and casement windows, fireplaces and panel doors. The property offers spacious accommodation that comprises a large sitting room with a sun room off, a separate dining room, a kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga, a utility room and a ground floor wet room/WC. To the first floor are four bedrooms, three of which are good size doubles, and finally, a main bathroom with a separate shower cubicle and a separate WC.
The gardens are predominantly to the rear of the property and enjoy a south easterly aspect, with a view towards Salcombe Hill. There is off road parking and a detached single garage.
The property is situated a little over a mile from Sidmouth town centre and seafront, yet within easy reach of a broad range of amenities available at Woolbrook. Sidmouth College, The Byes riverside walk and cycle path and regular bus services to the surrounding area can also be found within a short walk.
On leaving our office on the High Street proceed up the road and at the roundabout continue straight across. Follow Temple Street onto Arcot Road and at Exeter Cross bear right, to join Sidford Road. Follow Sidford Road up Yarde Hill and shortly after the bus stop on the right hand side take the next left onto Manstone Lane. The property will be found on the left hand side.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:
Period timber front door to the:
A dual aspect hall with timber framed six pane windows to the rear and side. Radiator with decorative cover. Smoke alarm. Dado rail. Turning staircase to the first floor. Doors to the:
5.4m x 3.4m (17’9” x 11’) A double aspect room with timber framed windows to the front and side. A fitted kitchen comprises an extensive range of cream coloured floor standing and wall mounted units incorporating glazed display cabinets and an integrated fridge/freezer. Timber worksurfaces have tiled splashbacks, with an inset Belfast sink, inset Halogen hob with extractor over and stainless steel oven beneath. Gas fired Aga serving the hot water and central heating set into a range recess with tiled surround and timber mantel over. Tiled floor. Door to:
3.0m x 2.2m (9’9” x 7’3”) Double glazed Velux roof window to the front. Radiator. Door to garden. Timber worksurface with inset stainless steel bowl. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled floor. Door to:
Obscure glazed window to the side. A white suite comprising a low level WC and hand basin. Electric shower. Chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator. Tiled walls and floor.
3.85m x 3.85m (12’6” x 12’6”) Timber framed multi-pane window to the side. Sealed brick fireplace. Radiator. Exposed floorboards. Arched timber window to the kitchen. Coved ceiling.
8.6m x 3.55m (28’3” x 11’6”) A dual aspect room with large windows to the rear looking into the sun room and onto the rear garden. Two multi-pane windows to the side. ‘Gas flame’ fire (not working) with tiled hearth below. Radiator. Two ceiling roses. Decorative coving. Built in display cabinet with glazed double doors. Glazed door to the:
5.6m x 1.5m (18’3” x 5’) Numerous multi-pane crittall windows to the rear overlooking the garden in a south easterly direction and with views to Salcombe Hill. Glazed doors to the garden. Radiator. Tiled floor.
From the entrance hall stairs rise to a:
Timber framed window to the side. Door to:
Timber framed window to the side. Low level WC and hand basin. Half tiled walls. Tiled floor. ‘Ladder style’ radiator.
Access to the loft space. Radiator. Window with a westerly aspect. Period panel doors to:
4.1m narrowing to 3.8m x 5.15m (13’6” narrowing to 12’6” x 16’9”) A dual aspect room with multi-pane sash windows to the side and rear. Two radiators. Exposed floorboards. Coved ceiling.
4.8m x 3.6m (15’9” x 11’9”) Timber framed windows to the rear, having a south easterly aspect and a lovely view to Salcombe Hill. Sealed fireplace with period grate. Two radiators. Coved ceiling.
3.6m x 3.3m plus recess (11’9” x 10’9” plus recess) Timber framed window to the rear, with a south easterly aspect and view to Salcombe Hill. Sealed fireplace with period grate. Radiator. Built in double wardrobe.
An ‘L’ shaped room measuring a maximum of 3.1m x 3.75m (10’3” x 12’3”) Timber framed window to the front. Radiator.
Timber framed obscure glazed window to the front. A white suite comprising a roll top bath with claw feet, tiled shower cubicle with shower control and rose over and pedestal wash basin. Chrome towel radiator. Chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator. Tiled floor. Part timber panelled walls. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
OUTSIDE AND GARDEN
To the front of the property a driveway offers OFF ROAD PARKING FOR TWO CARS and leads to a single detached garage. A pathway leads across the front of the property and to a door into the utility room. STORAGE CUPBOARD. To the opposite side of the property a pathway leads from Manstone Lane to the front door and on into the rear garden. To the rear, the gardens are predominantly laid to level lawn with adjoining shrub borders and mature trees, including a magnolia, apple and plum tree. The gardens are of a reasonable size and enjoy a south easterly aspect, with a view towards Salcombe Hill. A paved patio adjoins the house and takes full advantage of the aspect and the view. GREENHOUSE and water tap.
2.5m x 5.6m (8’3” x 18’3”) Timber double doors. Window to the rear. Power and light.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band for this property is band F.
Vacant possession on completion.
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