Situated in the pretty East Devon village of Branscombe and within four miles of the edge of Sidmouth, this attractive detached cottage offers much charm and character. Throughout the property there are a number of features including a curved staircase, exposed oak beams and stone walls as well as oil fired central heating. The three/four bedroom accommodation is of good proportion with the majority of windows enjoying a southerly aspect to the front with views over neighbouring fields and to the hillsides beyond. There is a gravelled off road parking space and gardens to the rear and side.
The village of Branscombe, which falls within an East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and features a 12th Century Church, two popular Public Houses, a small Primary School, Manor Mill, a working forge and a delightful South West Coastal Path. The property is a little over a mile from Branscombe Beach and within half a mile of both The Fountain Head and The Masons Arms.
From our Sidmouth office on the High street leave the town via Sidford Road. At the crossroads in Sidford turn right to join Church Street following the road out of Sidford on to the A3052. Follow the road for approximately two and a half miles and shortly after the Kingsdown Tail Caravan and Camping Park on the left, turn right signposted Bulstone and Branscombe. Follow the road for a little over a mile and at the junction turn left. Follow the road for around a mile passing The Fountain Head on the right hand side and St Winifred’s Church whereupon the cottage will be found on the left hand side.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises;
A PILLARED PORCH over timber front door.
Window to the side. Cupboard housing oil fired boiler and tumble dryer. Radiator. Cupboard housing mains electric meter and trip switches. Doors to the:
Obscure glazed window to the rear. A white suite comprising close coupled WC and hand basin. Radiator.
5.9m x 3.6m (19’3 x 11’9) Three windows to the front, each having a southerly aspect with views over neighbouring fields to the hillsides beyond. A stone fireplace and lintel with brick back and multi fuel burning stove. Exposed oak beams and ceiling timbers. Two radiators. Curved staircase with cupboard beneath. Exposed stone wall. Walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, shelving and coat hooks. Door to:
4.2m x 3.5m (13’9x 11’6) Window to the front again with a pleasant view. Exposed stone range with oak lintel, tiled and with a four ring electric hob, electric oven and concealed lighting. Fitted floor and wall mounted units. Work surfaces with tongue and groove splashback. Sink unit. Space for fridge. Radiator. Exposed beam and ceiling timbers. Tiled flooring. Door to the front. Glazed door to a:
1.7m x 4.1m (5’6 x 13’6) Arch top glazed double doors with circular side windows to the garden. Door to the front. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
2.0m x 3.2m (6’6 x 10’6) A triple aspect room with windows to the front and side, and a glazed door to the rear garden. Wonderful views. Vaulted ceiling.
3.4m x 3.8m (11’ x 12’6) A double aspect room with windows to the front and side with fine views over Branscombe and neighbouring fields. Exposed beams. Radiator.
4.8m into chimney recess x 3.8m (15’9 x 12’6) Window to the front, again with superb views. Exposed beams. Radiator.
2.4m x 2.4m (7’9 x 7’9) Window to the front, again with excellent views. Exposed beam. Radiator.
Window to the rear. A white suite comprises bath, shower cubicle with mains shower, close coupled WC and wash basin. Radiator. Exposed beam.
To the side of the property, there is a gravelled off road parking space for one vehicle with a raised flower bed frontage across the cottage. A pathway leads to the rear passing a concealed oil tank which is set within a stone built shed. The shed offers good storage for garden tools. Steps then rise to the rear garden. A pathway leads around the rear of the cottage with steps rising to a garden comprising deep, well stocked flower beds, lawn garden and a patio/seating area with views over the church, neighbouring fields and hillsides. Steps descend to a secluded and private area of garden adjoining the garden room.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band for the property is E.
Vacant possession on completion.
PRIOR TO PURCHASING A PROPERTY, YOU ARE NOW REQUIRED TO PROVIDE TWO FORMS OF I.D.
E.G. PASSPORT/DRIVING LICENSE
2) CONFIRMATION OF YOUR HOME
ADDRESS E.G. UTILITY BILL/BANK
THIS IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2017