The popular Saxon village of Sidbury maintains a thriving community offering a range of amenities, including a pub, Church, primary school and butchers/village shop, along with regular bus services. The village is surrounded by delightful countryside and is just three miles from the Regency town of Sidmouth, noted for its long esplanade, beaches and public gardens.
Sidmouth has a range of independent shops and amenities, as well as recreational facilities including a swimming pool, sailing club, cricket pitch, tennis and croquet clubs, and a popular golf course. Sidmouth is within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is on the spectacular Jurassic Coast, a designated World Heritage Site.
The cathedral city of Exeter is an easy commute to the west and offers a wide range of facilities, rail links on the Paddington and Waterloo lines, access to the M5 at Junction 30 and Exeter International Airport.DESCRIPTION
Deepway Cottage is Grade II Listed and enjoys a south westerly aspect over the private gardens, which are predominantly laid to lawn, and drop down to meet the River Sid. The main house has many appealing features which are characteristic of a property of this age, including exposed timbers and beams and an inglenook fireplace with a log burner. Adjoining the property is a spacious, two-bedroom annexe with a kitchen/breakfast room and sitting/dining room. One of the bedrooms has an interconnecting door to the main house and could be incorporated into the main house to make a fourth bedroom.MAIN HOUSE
The ground floor accommodation is accessed through the entrance lobby opening to the kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted units and space for appliances. Additionally, there is a separate utility room with a cupboard for laundry appliances and a cloak room. The spacious triple aspect sitting/dining room includes an inglenook fireplace with an oak lintel and a log burner, further sealed fireplace, exposed oak beams and storage cupboard, along with stairs to the first floor.
On the first floor, the landing is currently used as a study and leads to the three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The three bedrooms all enjoy the southerly aspect, with the spacious principal bedroom and the second bedroom both benefitting from built in wardrobes. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising a bath, shower, WC and wash basin.LITTLE DEEPWAY
Attached to the main house is a two bedroom annexe providing accommodation for additional family members, with westerly views towards the River Sid. On the ground floor, accessed through a private entrance and separate to the main house, is the entrance hallway leading to the utility/cloakroom with space and plumbing for laundry appliances and sitting/dining room with glazed door opening to the terrace, fireplace and chair lift to the first floor. Adjoining the sitting/dining room is the kitchen/breakfast room with fitted units, double oven and hob, along with space for a dishwasher and fridge freezer.
There are two staircases leading to the first floor accommodation. The staircase from the entrance hallway leads to a landing with a storage cupboard and doors opening to the principal bedroom and bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising a WC, wash basin and shower cubicle, along with an airing cupboard. The staircase from the kitchen/breakfast room leads to the second bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, fireplace and fitted shelving, along with a connecting door to the main cottage.GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Approached along a country lane, the property is accessed by a gated gravelled drive with space for parking. The front of the property enjoys a south facing aspect where there is a large timber decked patio with views over the garden and down to the River Sid. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a principle level area in front of the house, with two timber storage sheds. A banked lawn then drops to meet the River Sid and beyond is a copse belonging to the property and extending to the boundary with the cricket field.
Little Deepway has an area of hard-standing to the front providing a parking space. Accessed from the reception room is a timber decked terrace that extends into the main garden.SERVICES
Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Electric heating.DIRECTIONS
From Honiton take the A375 towards Sidmouth and continue for about 7 miles into Sidbury. Continue through the village into Chapel Street and the property will be found on the left opposite Sidbury Chapel. Take the second left after the church into Bridge Street. Follow the road over the bridge turning immediately right on to Deepway, the property is the second thatched building on the right identified by a Stags for sale board.