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Ridge, Stockland, Honiton
Guide price £700,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.55 acres

Property features

• No onward chain
• Grade II listed cottage
• 3-bedrooms
• Set in half an acre
• Peaceful and tranquil location
• Stunning rural surrounds
• Superfast broadband w/ speeds of approx. 90mbps
• Easy access to communication links

SITUATION
Located in a wonderful, quiet, rural location not far from the popular village of Stockland the property has amazing far reaching views to the south and west down the valley.

Stockland is set within the Blackdown Hills AONB, the village has a fantastic pub, church, village hall and well-respected primary school.

The market towns of Honiton and Axminster offer a good range of amenities and stations on the London Waterloo line. The A30 provides access to the M5 and Exeter, which has excellent facilities and an international airport.

The nearby south coast provides a range of coastal pursuits with beaches at Lyme Regis, Branscombe, Seaton, Beer and Sidmouth.

DESCRIPTION
Thorn Cottage is a charming Grade II listed cottage believed to date back to the 18th Century with later extensions made up of painted stone rubble and thatched roof with hipped and half-hipped ends. The property is in need of modernisation and improvements however boasts light and flexible accommodation with most rooms enjoying views of the beautiful rural surrounds. Set within approximately half an acre the property is perfect for either a family or couple looking for a home in a peaceful and tranquil countryside location.

ACCOMMODATION
In detail the accommodation comprises; fantastic boot room entrance hall with downstairs cloakroom and utility / pantry. The kitchen / breakfast room is a delightful size fitted with an array of base units with sink and space for a stand-alone cooker and a fridge / freezer. Through to the dining room there is ample space for formal dining and entertaining guests and family. There is a solid fuel burner that is used for cooking and also heats the central heating system. The sitting room and snug is a beautiful open space that fills with plentiful light through charming sashed windows. Large fireplace with exposed beam mantel and log burner. The garden room is a wonderful extension that encompasses an inside/outside environment, which currently is used as a hobby / exercise room. This spacious and adaptive room could be used for many purposes and has done so in the past. Access from the garden room onto the patio.

To the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a superb size measuring approximately 18'60 x 12'10 with built in cupboards and potential to incorporate an en-suite. The family bathroom is fitted with w/c, hand wash basin and bath with shower over. All of the first floor rooms have sensational views over the surrounding countryside.

OUTSIDE
Accessed via a private lane with rows of fruit trees to one side and an old stone wall to the other, the lane opens up to a large parking area for several vehicles. To the front of the property are established flower beds, shrubs and trees and a lovely seating area that takes full advantage of the stunning countryside views and within sound of a trickling stream.

Directly to the rear of the property, accessed via the boot room and the garden room is a delightful patio area that is perfectly positioned to enjoy outdoor relaxation and al fresco dining.

The attractive walled garden is mostly laid to lawn interspersed with a great variety of plants, shrubs and trees. A path leads along the back of the garden with areas for growing produce, a garden shed and a large wood store.

SERVICES
Mains electricity, private water and private drainage. Solid fuel central heating and wood burner. Superfast broadband with speeds of approximately 90 mbps.

DIRECTIONS
From Honiton proceed up the High Street towards the A35 and follow to Moorcox Cross approx. 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Moorcox Cross, continue for 0.8 miles and turn left, take your 3rd right after 1.4 miles. Continue for 0.7 miles and turn left, continue up the hill for another 175 yards where the private drive to Thorn Cottage will be on your right.
 

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