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New Buildings, Sandford, Crediton, Devon, EX17
Guide price £395,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.78 acres

Property features

• 2 Reception rooms
• Kitchen/Dining room
• Utility
• 3 Bedrooms
• Bathroom
• 3/4 Acre gardens
• No onward chain

A characterful, detached Grade II Listed property with large gardens on rural fringes of Mid Devon hamlet. 2 reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, utility, 3 bedrooms, bathroom. 3/4 Acre gardens. No onward chain.
 
SITUATION
The property occupies a private location on the edge of the hamlet of New Buildings, in the heart of the glorious Mid Devon countryside. The nearby village of Sandford has a primary school, post office, church and two pubs. Copplestone (2 miles) has a primary school, pub, post office/shop and church. Further local amenities can be found in Morchard Bishop including primary school, places of worship and a pub.
 
The thriving market town of Crediton (3 miles) provides a good number of independent shops together with banks, garages, supermarkets and post office as well as schooling and sports centre with indoor swimming pool.
 
There are railway stations on the Tarka Line (Exeter to Barnstaple) at Morchard Road, Copplestone and Crediton.
 
The university and cathedral city of Exeter (12 miles) has an impressive range of amenities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent dining, shopping, theatre and sporting and recreational pursuits. Exeter also has mainline railways stations on the Paddington and Waterloo lines as well as an international airport with daily flights to London.

DESCRIPTION
Ivy Cottage is a Grade II Listed property which the Listed Building notes state dates from probably the 18th Century. Of rendered cob and stone elevations beneath a thatched roof, the property enjoys characterful and quirky accommodation of over 1,500sq ft laid out over two floors. It enjoys many character features including original fireplaces, exposed ceiling timbers and much exposed stonework.

ACCOMMODATION
Front door leads to the entrance hallway, off which is the sitting room, which has an original fireplace with open fire as well as window seat and exposed ceiling beams. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a range of eye and base level units, space for appliances, built-in cooker with electric hob as well as large Rayburn in the exposed brickwork fireplace. There is a utility room with door through to a further reception room which would be ideal as a fourth bedroom or office/playroom. Beyond this is a washroom (to be finished before completion).
 
On the first floor, accessed via two staircases, are three double bedrooms together with family bathroom.

THE GROUNDS
The grounds are particularly secluded, mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked borders and mature trees. Large store. Small orchard. Previous vegetable patch. Overall the property amounts to about 0.78 of an acre.

SERVICES
Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired Rayburn. LPG central heating.

DIRECTIONS
From Crediton proceed on the Sandford road and just after the cricket club turn left signposted New Buildings. Proceed for approximately 2 miles into the hamlet. In the centre turn right after the bus stop. Follow this lane for a few hundred yards and Ivy Cottage is the second last property on the right.
 

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