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Hookway, Crediton
Guide price £325,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.5 acres

Property features

• A delightful rural hamlet near Newton St Cyres and Crediton
• Requires renovating throughout
• 3 bedrooms
• Extensive 0.5 acre mature gardens
• Car port and garden store

Hookway is a small rural hamlet situated between the market town of Crediton and the village of Newton St Cyres. Newton St Cyres has a strong community and a number of facilities including a fine church, primary school, the popular Beer Engine public house and Italian Restaurant. The arboretum offers a beautiful sanctuary of specimen trees, wild flowers and delightful walks. The village also has a railway station on the scenic Tarka Line (Exeter to Barnstaple). The bustling market town of Crediton has a good number of independent shops together with banks, garages, post office and supermarkets as well as further schooling and a modern leisure centre. Four miles to the east lies the university and cathedral city of Exeter, which has an impressive range of amenities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and sporting and recreational pursuits. Exeter has mainline railway stations on the Paddington and Waterloo lines.

This charming cottage has been with the same family for 3 generations, part block/brick and cob, requiring full renovation. The property is arranged with 3 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and ensuite with wc and basin. To the front of the cottage is a car port with useful garden store. The mature gardens extend from the house to the east, as a long strip sloping up. The gardens are very established with trees, shrubs and areas of lawn. Set in half an acre.

An entrance porch opens into a sitting room which has a front aspect with window seat, feature fireplace, an under-stairs cupboard and a revealed beam. The kitchen has a front aspect with matching base and wall units, and space for appliances. The ground floor bathroom is arranged with a bath with electric shower overhead, wc and basin. The store room houses the water tank and provides space and plumbing for a washing machine.

The first floor landing has a rear aspect. Bedroom 1 has a front aspect with an ensuite wc and basin. Bedroom 2 has a front aspect with a built-in cupboard. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect, views over the neighbouring field.

The cottage is set in half an acre of mature gardens extending out to the east, a long rectangular strip of trees, shrubs, areas of lawn and established flower beds. To the front of the cottage is a car port and a generous garden store.

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

On leaving Exeter, proceed on the A377 signposted to Crediton. Proceed through the village of Newton St Cyres passing Quickes Farm. After 2 miles turn left signposted Hookway. After a quarter of a mile take a sharp left into the village, continue through the village taking a left turn at the red post box, opposite the entrance to number 29. Proceed up the lane where the property is located at the end.

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