Beautiful historic village home within wonderful cottage gardens. 3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen with Aga. Stone outbuilding. Double garage.
Set in the heart of the bustling village of Kilmington, the property is one of a number of historic houses forming this charming community.
The village is home to an array of facilities, clubs and events including two pubs, and two churches, renowned primary school, cricket pitch, tennis court, garage with shop and popular Millers Farm shop.
The village has a bus service to the nearby market town of Axminster with a mainline station to London. The Jurassic coast is a short distance to the south with Lyme Regis, Beer and Sidmouth an easy drive away.
A range of educational facilities are in the area including the renowned Colyton Grammar school around 4 miles away.DESCRIPTION
Spout Hill is a beautiful Grade II listed home which has been in the same family for over 40 years. Having been extended and improved over the years the house and the gardens have been lovingly maintained preserving its wonderful charm and homely feel.
Although the house would now benefit from some updating, the numerous character features are timeless with impressive inglenook fireplace, stone floors, exposed chamfered beams, window seats and vaulted ceilings on the first floor.
On the ground floor is an entrance hall, large utility with pantry and larder, and a kitchen/breakfast room with oil-fired Aga. In the old part of the house there is a dining room and sitting room each with a fireplace and split by a cross passage hall and a WC.
On the first floor are three large double bedrooms with beautiful vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom.GARDENS & GROUND
The quintessentially English cottage gardens are enclosed by a low stone wall set to the south of the house with a pedestrian gate leading up to the front door. The lawns are generously planted with herbaceous borders and established shrubs.
To the rear a five bar gate leads to a parking area for several cars in front of the garage. There is a timber greenhouse and compost area. Whilst a picket fence encloses a raised vegetable garden.OUTBUILDINGS
Set beside the parking area is a timber double garage. Attached to the house is stone lean-to, with some potential to be incorporated into the main house, subject to consents.
At the end of the garden is a lovely thatch barn of stone elevations, listed separately; this circa 18th century barn is split in two with an exposed cobbled floor, timber windows and a mezzanine floor.SERVICES
Mains water, drainage and electric.VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only.DIRECTIONS
Turn off the A35 at the Old Inn just West of Axminster into the village. After passing the Church, turn right into The Street. Continue up the hill and turn right into George Street. The property is the first on the right.