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Barton Cottages, Whitestone, Exeter, Devon, EX4
Guide price £345,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.78 acres

Property features

• 3 miles from the centre of Exeter
• Wonderful rural views
• 3 Bedrooms
• 2 Reception rooms
• Study/4th bedroom
• A family home offered for the first time in 70 years
• Outbuildings & garage
• Extensive gardens
• Paddock

A charming cottage with rural views, extensive gardens and half acre paddock. 2 reception rooms, study, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, one with en suite wc, family bathroom. Outbuildings. Gardens. In need of modernisation. EPC Band F.
 
SITUATION
The property is situated in a semi-rural location only 3 miles west of Exeter, on the edge of the popular village of Whitestone. The village has a parish hall that acts as the hub of the community. Exeter provides an excellent range of facilities befitting a city of its importance and has railway stations on both the Paddington and Waterloo lines. Its international airport has daily flights to London. Access to the A30 dual carriageway, which links to the M5 motorway, is only 3 miles away. On the outskirts of Exeter, 2 miles from the village, is a local mini-market. A few miles south is the Dartmoor National Park whilst to the south east is the Exe Estuary with a range of water sports etc.

DESCRIPTION
No.2 Barton Cottages is a semi-detached property with some character features, including revealed beams and casement windows. It would benefit from a degree of modernisation.

ACCOMMODATION
Entrance porch with glazed windows and tiled floor leads into the sitting room which has a dual aspect with rural views, fireplace and an under-stairs cupboard. The dining room also has a dual aspect with garden views, fireplace and an airing cupboard. Off the dining room is a passageway to the side garden providing a cloak cupboard, wc and bathroom. The kitchen has a dual aspect with garden views. It has base and wall units, space for appliances, larder and a further cupboard with shelving. Adjacent to the sitting room is a useful study (or 4th bedroom) with a front aspect and stairs to the first floor.
 
On the first floor, bedroom 1 has a front aspect with garden and rural views to the south, built-in cupboard and an en suite wc and basin. Bedroom 2 has a front aspect with garden and rural views plus built-in cupboard. Bedroom 3 has a front aspect with garden and rural views.

THE GROUNDS
The delightful south facing cottage garden to the front of the property is predominantly laid to lawn with bordering hedges. To the west of the cottage are extensive grounds of established gardens with areas of lawn, planted borders, trees and hedges. Timber gates open from the road to provide off street parking leading to a detached garage. The far section of the garden has been used as a vegetable plot. A five bar gate leads through to the rear paddock of approximately 0.5 of an acre. Attached to the cottage are two outbuildings, one of which provides a generous workshop with power and light. Overall the property amounts to about 0.77 of an acre.

SERVICES
Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Electric night storage heaters.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter Exe Bridges roundabout, head west on the Okehampton Road through Redhills. Continue on this road for 3 miles through Nadderwater and the village of Whitestone where the property is located on the right.
 

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