A detached Grade II Listed house in the heart of this popular village. 4 receptions, 6 beds, 3 bath (2 e/s), farmhouse kitchen, utility etc. Double garage. Gardens & paddock of just under 1 Acre. No onward chain. EPC Band F.
Beech Cottage is situated in the heart of the popular village of Plymtree, which has a primary school, church, pub and community run village shop. Honiton is 8 miles with a station on the London Waterloo line and access to the A30. Cullompton is 4 miles and has a good range of day to day facilities. Access to J28 of the M5 motorway is 5 miles. The university and cathedral city of Exeter is 13 miles where there is an extensive range of shopping, private and state schooling and recreational facilities befitting a centre of its importance. There are railway stations on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines at Exeter and a station on the Paddington line at Tiverton Parkway (M5 Junction 27). Exeter International Airport is to the east of the city.DESCRIPTION
Benefiting from a south facing position, Beech Cottage is a substantial (3,400sq ft) Grade II Listed 17th Century house, with later rear extensions. As one would expect from a property of this age, Beech Cottage enjoys a wealth of character with many rooms having exposed timbers, with higher than usual ceiling heights. There are numerous modern oak ledge and brace doors.ACCOMMODATION
The property has in recent years been renovated and upgraded. Farmhouse-style KITCHEN with a range of timber drawers and cupboards with granite worktops and a Rangemaster LPG 6-hob cooker. The adjoining BREAKFAST ROOM has double doors opening onto the rear garden. The DINING ROOM has a period fireplace plus heavily beamed ceiling. At the rear is a large triple aspect SITTING ROOM with views over the garden plus patio doors to outside. There is also a PLAYROOM/STUDY, UTILITY, CLOAKROOM and BOOT ROOM.
Staircase to first floor with oak banisters. The MASTER SUITE is of a wonderful size with vaulted ceiling, exposed timber trusses, walk-in wardrobe and large EN SUITE BATHROOM with spa bath including separate shower. The GUEST BEDROOM has an EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM. In addition there are 4 FURTHER BEDROOMS and FAMILY BATHROOM. The bedrooms either have views to the front over the garden and towards the village or over fields to the rear of the property to the outskirts of the village in the distance.THE GROUNDS
A gravel driveway leads through solid timber gates (electrically operated) to a parking and turning area. The front gardens are laid to lawn with ornamental pond and borders with flowers and shrubs plus an impressive mature copper beech tree. Raised side garden of lawn with large magnolia.
Timber double doors access the rear level garden which is mainly lawned with beech hedging and close bordered fence to rear boundary. Large paved patio area. Store room (12'9" x 11'9"). Double garage (19'4" x 18'5") with up-and-over door, light and power connected.
A gate leads to a small paddock to the side and there is also a former orchard. Overall the property amounts to about 0.95 OF AN ACRE.DIRECTIONS
From junction 28 of the M5 motorway proceed on the A373 signposted to Honiton. After approximately two miles, at Post Cross, turn right to Aller and Plymtree. Continue to Five Cross Way and turn left towards the Plymtree. Continue to the crossroads and turn right by the chapel go past the village shop on the right and then the pub on the left with Beech Cottage being on the left soon after, just before the school.SERVICES
Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Broadband enabled.