Hawkchurch, Axminster

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A charming end of terrace period cottage in a very peaceful and picturesque village setting. Grade II Listed.


Rose Cottage is a charming, classic double fronted period cottage occupying a peaceful and picturesque setting overlooking the church in the highly sought after village of Hawkchurch. It is the end terrace of only three similar cottages believed to date back over 300 years and is Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Importance. The cottage has main walls of solid stone with traditional colourwash pebbledash elevations under a thatched roof.

Under the current ownership, a whole number of improvements have been carried out including re-ridging, new bespoke hardwood timber sealed unit windows (front elevation) and new bespoke timber front door. The cottage is very well presented and has a modern well equipped kitchen with an oil fired Rayburn cooker range (also supplying the central heating), eye level electric oven, electric ceramic hob and plumbing for a washing machine and slimline dishwasher, and a modern bathroom/shower room with corner bath and separate shower.

The host of character features typical of its age and type include flagstone flooring, large stone and beamed inglenook fireplace, exposed stone and brickwork, window seats, stripped pine doors and a rear stable door.

The accommodation is well presented and flexible and enjoys a delightful picture postcard outlook to the front overlooking the church and Church Cottage and to the rear over open fields.

Briefly it extends to:

Ground floor- living room, dining room/third bedroom, lobby with space for fridge freezer, kitchen/dining room and bath/shower room.

First floor- two good sized bedrooms (interconnecting).


Rose Cottage is slightly set back with a narrow concrete verge providing partial off road parking for 1-2 cars (there are no parking restrictions). There is also a good range of additional nearby parking options within the village including the village hall, the village hall overflow carpark and School Close.

The rear gardens are a further feature of the property being west facing, backing onto fields and very private. It is attractively set out with a paved terrace, areas of lawn, flower and shrub beds, bin store and a large timber shed. The boundaries feature flint and stone walls. The large timber greenhouse is also available by separate negotiation.


Hawkchurch is a very picturesque and highly desirable village on the Dorset/Devon border. It offers a thriving proactive local community with a splendid Norman church, a community shop, a well regarded primary school and a modern village hall which hosts a whole variety of activities. There are also football fields, tennis courts and a local pub favoured by walkers and locals alike. A further useful facility is a bus service into nearby Axminster. Axminster boasts a market every Thursday, a surgery, library, pool, two supermarkets, range of schools. It also has rail links to London (direct to Waterloo) and Exeter. Bridport is also within easy reach, offering a broad range of shopping and cultural activities and events including a twice weekly street market. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is easily accessible with Lyme Regis and Charmouth, both nearby.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Rayburn cooker range.


From the A35 at Raymond's Hill, go north signed Marshwood. After about 2 miles, turn left signed Hawkchurch and Thorncombe. At the cross roads, turn left and proceed into Hawkchurch village. Rose Cottage will be seen on the left opposite the church.

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