Pencross, Hemyock, Cullompton

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Superb four bedroom detached character cottage, with stunning views, detached one bedroom annex and grounds of 1.4 acres. Situated on a quiet country lane in the sought after Uffculme School catchment area. The property benefits from a South facing location and provides spacious and extremely well presented accommodation. EPC Band D.

Situation

Honeysuckle Cottage is situated in a commanding location overlooking the Culm Valley and set within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village of Hemyock offers a good range of day to day facilities including doctors surgery. Wellington, Taunton and Honiton are all within an easy drive together with the M5 motorway providing easy links to both Exeter and Bristol.

Description

Honeysuckle Cottage is a quintessential detached thatched cottage which has been extended to create a versatile family home. It offers a wealth of character features including exposed beams and inglenook fireplace. All the main principle rooms enjoy stunning views to the south. It also benefits from oil fired central heating. The property benefits from a detached one bedroom annexe, attractive cottage gardens together with a top paddock in all extending to approximately 1.4 acres.

Honeysuckle Cottage

Entrance porch with glazed door to sitting room with feature stone fireplace with brick hearth with inset woodburning stove. Stunning views and exposed beams. A door leads into the dining room which again enjoys stunning views and recessed shelving together with exposed beams. From the dining room, further doorways lead into the kitchen and study which has fitted bookshelves and French doors leading out onto the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is of good proportion and comprises bespoke painted cherry wood units with granite worktops with integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer together with oven, hob and hood. There is also an oil fired Aga, slate flooring throughout, farmhouse style sink and French doors leading onto a beautiful brick paved patio garden to front, protected by a low stone retaining wall. Leading off the kitchen is a rear hall/utility area with slate floor, door to garden, space and plumbing for washing machine together with an adjoining cloakroom.

Leading off the main sitting room a couple of steps lead to a quarter landing with steps down into the family room/bedroom 4 with French doors leading out onto the rear garden. A further doors leads into a superb conservatory which is glazed on three sides with French doors to garden and the most wonderful views over the Culm Valley.

On the first floor is a landing with exposed beams. The master bedroom suite is approached through a dressing room, which could easily be converted back into a 5th bedroom, with extensive fitted wardrobes, cupboards and drawers and a window to the south. It leads through into the master bedroom again with southerly views, bedside reading lights and door to en suite shower room incorporating a double width shower cubicle, twin wash hand basins with cupboards under, low level WC and tiled walls and floor. Bedroom 2 enjoys wonderful southerly views and exposed beams and the third bedroom has fine views from two aspects together with a built in wardrobe with fitted shelving and a further selection of three storage cupboards. The family bathroom is of a good size and includes a freestanding roll top ball and claw foot bath. Large shower enclosure, wash hand basin with cupboards under together with a low level WC. It is also fully tiled.

The Annexe

The annexe which could be useful for a dependent relative, guest accommodation or income potential (STP), comprises a self contained one bedroom property located at the end of the driveway. The entrance door leads into a hallway with trap access to roof void. There is an adjoining living room/kitchen with a range of units including built in oven, hob and hood together with a circular sink. There are views from three aspects including glazed French doors to the garden. Leading off the hallway can be found the bedroom again of good proportion with window and door leading into the en suite shower room together with its own boiler cupboard.

Outside

The property is approached over a brick paved driveway protected from the lane by a pair of ornate timber gates and provides ample parking. A pathway leads to the tiered gardens which have been beautifully landscaped in a cottage style with well stocked borders and substantial terrace ideally suited for outside dining and barbecue. There is also a very useful outbuilding which incorporates a fully working kitchen with extensive units, sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Stone and gravelled steps then lead up through the tiered gardens to the top paddock which is naturally hedged with stockproof fencing and treelined. There are various enclosures together with a useful range of timber sheds together with a large timber decking area. In total the grounds extend to just over 1.4 acres.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions

From the Wellington bypass turn into Monument Road and continue to the crossroads at the top. Continue straight across towards Hemyock and before descending down Pencross Hill on a sharp left bend turn right. Continue along this lane for a short distance whereupon Honeysuckle Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.

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