Hockworthy, Wellington

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A refurbished country house with magnificent views and spacious accommodation.


Surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside, Briar Cottage is situated on the Devon/Somerset border, near the hamlet of Staple Cross with its popular public house, whilst a range of local amenities can be found in the nearby villages.

The market towns of Wellington and Tiverton are equidistant and offer a wider range of shopping and recreational facilities, whilst the larger town of Taunton and the cathedral city of Exeter offer more leading department stores, sixth form colleges and Exeter University.

The M5 is easily accessible at J27 (Tiverton), providing great links to Cornwall to the south and Bristol and London to the north and east. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway, and Exeter International Airport provides a number of domestic and international flights.

The area affords exceptional schooling for all ages; Uplowman and Holcombe Rogus both have good village schools. For independent schools, Wellington School and Blundell's are within easy reach.


A spacious detached property which has been extended and refurbished over recent years to provide flexible accommodation over two floors consisting of 4 bedrooms on the first floor, with master ensuite, family bathroom and on the ground floor is a kitchen, sitting room, living room and office/bedroom 5. The accommodation has been designed so it could be adapted to provide an annex subject to the necessary consents. Outside are established and well maintained gardens and a useful barn/garage. There are lovely views surrounding the property and internal inspection is highly recommended.


Entrance hall with cupboard for coats and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to cloakroom with WC. Opening into kitchen with a range of wall and base units with work surfaces, Belfast sink, space for range cooker, breakfast bar and tiled floor. The sitting room is a dual aspect room with inglenook fireplace with brick surround and hearth, painted wooden mantel and inset wood burner. The room benefits from exposed beams and a wooden floor. The dining room is also dual aspect with a wooden floor and exposed beams. From the kitchen, steps lead down to the living room with feature log burner with exposed flue, storage cupboard housing the hot water tank, double doors opening onto patio area, separate door to outside and stairs to first floor. Door to bedroom 5/office with large storage cupboard with plumbing for an ensuite if required.

On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms all with a pleasant aspect over countryside with the master having an ensuite shower room and built in walk in wardrobe. The family bathroom is a good size and has a roll top claw foot bath, shower, WC and wash hand basin.


The property is approached via a gate and gravel drive with parking for several car with covered car port, stone store with adjoining log store and detached barn currently being used as garaging. There are various paved seating areas taking advantage of the outlook and a path gives access to a secluded private garden which is well maintained and stocked with a variety of plants, shrubs, trees and productive vegetable garden.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired heating.


Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01823 662822.


From Wellington proceed in a westerly direction along the A38 and follow the signposts to Holcombe Rogus. Proceed through the village and follow the signposts to Hockworthy. Again continue through this village and the hamlet of Staple Cross, continuing straight on to the next crossroads 'Kerswell'. Turn right to Stallenge Thorne and continue down the lane where the entrance to Briar Cottage will be found on your right hand side.

01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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