Wilmington, Honiton, EX14

£395,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful 3/4 bedroom attached period cottage, with many period features, enchanting gardens, useful outbuildings and off road parking.

2 Schoolhouse Cottages is a charming attached period stone cottage located in the centre of the East Devon Village of Wilmington.

The well presented accommodation is over three floors. On the ground floor there is a glazed entrance porch leading onto a flagstone floor cross passage hall. The kitchen/breakfast room provides a range of cottage style bespoke painted cupboards, some unfitted, with hardwood worktops, 2 oven oil fired Aga, Belfast sink and window seat. A shelved larder cupboard and walk in pantry, which also houses the central heating boiler and provides practical storage areas.

 

The rear of the cottage which has at some point, been extended with a delightful painted timber double glazed garden room with French doors to the garden and which open at shoulder level to the utility/boot room with Belfast sink and stable door to the garden. There is also a laundry cupboard housing the washing machine plumbing and shelving, and further storage cupboard. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite with bath and shower over.

 

The spacious lounge has an open fireplace, window seat to front and a door to the garden room. On the first floor are two double bedrooms, one with vaulted ceiling and exposed cruck beam, a single bedroom and cloakroom with basin and WC. A small staircase leads up to the second floor bedroom with vaulted ceiling, gable end window and access to the storage loft.

The village of Wilmington is conveniently located on the A35 between the towns of Axminster and Honiton. Both towns offer a wide range of shopping facilities, doctor's surgeries, hospitals, primary and state schooling along with excellent railway links with trains on the London Waterloo line.

The Cathedral and University City of Exeter is easily reached by car via the A30 dual carriageway, which in turn leads to Junction 30 of the M5. The city offers the majority of leading department stores expected of a large city, wide range of private and state education and a sixth Form College. A short distance to the east of the City is Exeter International Airport.

A real feature of this property is its incredible outside space. The current owner has created, over many years something really quite special!

To the rear of the cottage is a sheltered south facing courtyard with stone walls, pergola, deep flower borders and stone workshop, with power and light. A concrete path then leads up the garden passing raised beds with low stone walls, a richly planted bulb bank, sheltered sitting areas and lawns.

The garden has been carefully planned and planted with specimen trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders. At the top of the garden is a further private area with delightful views, flower borders, lawns, pond, useful garden and storage buildings and vehicular access. This area of garden is level and bordered by brick and stone walls.

 

The front door into 2 Schoolhouse Cottages is to the road side but a private shared drive leads to the off road parking and rear access.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

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