Birdcage Lane, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, EX11


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A superb rural property package, much improved by the current owners, including a four bedroom detached cottage and outbuildings all set in 1.81 acres.

A former quarryman's cottage, which has been extended and improved over the years, Creating a superb family home, full of charm and character.

The well-presented accommodation is on two levels and includes many features such as ceiling beams, timber flooring in parts and an inglenook fireplace. On the ground floor, the front door leads in to a boot room area with a door opening to; Breakfast kitchen. Having a timber floor, ceiling beams, base units with work surfaces over sink and drainer, induction hob, double oven, plumbing for a dishwasher and feature brick surround with a large wood burning stove. From the kitchen, there is a door to a utility room and downstairs WC and an opening to; the lounge. A fantastic space, which is open plan. This includes an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner, ceiling beams and a door into the garden and a door with access to the staircase leading to the first floor. There is also exposed brickwork and a fireplace with inset wood burner. Dining room. A bright and airy room with exposed brickwork, ceiling beams, freestanding wood burner and a double door into; Garden room. A lovely room to take in the stunning garden with timber flooring, dual aspect windows and double doors on to the terrace.

On the first floor, a window brings in light and affords the views. From here doors lead off to a Family bathroom and 3 / 4 bedrooms. These consist of two double bedrooms (one with fitted wardrobes), a master bedroom which benefits from dual aspect windows, an en-suite shower room and a large walk in wardrobe. From the wardrobe, there is access to the fourth bedroom, which has been set up as a Nursery room. If needed this could easily be turned back to a bedroom. The property further benefits from oil fired central heating with radiators in all principle rooms and double glazed windows.

Improvements to the house include a new front door (stable door) , hardwood floors & skirting boards downstairs, floor sanded and stained in garden room, stone floor in the boot room which is part of a reconfiguration of the property, new Wood burner in kitchen, new lighting and redecoration. Improvements outside include, a new oil tank that complies with safety regs and has a plug in monitor, new sensor lights outside (front of house, back of house, small shed, workshop) , filled in the pond to extend the first garden, new driveway in front of workshop and electric gates.

The property is situated in a secluded rural location approximately 2 miles from Ottery St Mary, which is one of the oldest and most historic towns in Devon. It boasts a Collegiate church, modelled on Exeter Cathedral, and the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in Ottery St Mary in 1772. There are numerous walks via marked footpaths. Nearby is a Sports Centre, and Golf, Tennis, Swimming, and Riding/Livery are available locally. Ottery St Mary town centre has a wide variety of shops, restaurants, hotels/public houses and many clubs and societies. There is an excellent range of schools within the Ottery St Mary catchment area, with a first class medical centre and hospital. The town is also home to the world famous 'Tar Barrels' celebration and festivities on November 5th. The property also has excellent links to the local road and travel networks with access to the A30, M5, Exeter city centre and Exeter International Airport being only a short drive away. The property is also only 8.5 miles from Honiton.

A real feature of this superb property package is its outside space. The 1.81 acre plot includes to the front a driveway with gate into a gravelled area which features a well and front door to the house. To the rear, the garden is split into three parts. The first part includes a large patio area, timber shed, lawn area, an array of mature trees and shrubs, a fenced off area with greenhouse and vegetable garden.

A small bridge takes you from this area over a small stream to the second area, which has access from the lane via a remote control operated electric gate, ample parking and a fantastic timber outbuilding. From this area, another gate takes you into the third section, the paddock. There are a number of mature trees and a further gate to a lane.

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