Townsend, Beer, Seaton, Devon, EX12

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A secluded detached family home with1 bed annexe in 0.21 acres of mature gardens and lightly wooded grounds. 3 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Living and Dining Rooms, Conservatory. EPC Band C. Annexe with Living/Kitchen and En suite. Workshops/store.

SITUATION

The property is conveniently situated on the elevated western outskirts of the village being away from the bustle of the centre but within reasonable walking distance with nearby bridleway climbing into the wooded hills surrounding the village.

 

One of the jewels of the Jurassic Coastline, Beer is a historic fishing village nestled between the larger coastal towns of Seaton and Sidmouth. Its maritime heritage is still evident today and it supports a lively local community with an appealing range of facilities and conveniences along its picturesque streets including a small supermarket, post office, doctors surgery, church, restaurants, inns and several independent shops including a delicatessen. Beer is regarded as a truly special place to live and remains an unspoilt haven with some fine period architecture and a charming sheltered beach.

The town of Seaton, 2 miles to the East, offers a wider choice of facilities and is easily reached by car or bus, whilst the market towns of Honiton and Axminster both offer rail services to London Waterloo and Exeter to the West.

DESCRIPTION

Orchardleigh is an early to mid 20th Century house offering the optimum combination of character and space in a traditional modern cavity build. The original garage to the house has been sympathetically converted and extended to provide a self contained independent annexe with Kitchen/Living Room on the ground floor and double bedroom with en suite on the first. The whole enjoys a secluded setting within mature lightly wooded gardens and grounds which stretch away from the property to the East. There is separate vehicular gated access to the gardens in the far eastern corner with space to create additional parking/storage and a range of useful outbuilding/workshop/stores.

The main house offers comfortable accommodation with three double bedrooms served by a family bathroom all off a central landing. On the ground floor an open porch from the driveway frames an entrance door into a central hall below the landing with doors into the Dining Room, Sitting Room and the Kitchen. Both Dining and Sitting Rooms feature woodburning stoves with the latter leading through French doors into a PVCu double glazed Conservatory overlooking the private gardens. The Kitchen is comprehensively fitted with space and plumbing for a full range of kitchen appliances, large built in storage cupboard and door to a rear lobby and downstairs cloakroom.

OUTSIDE

A particular feature of the property is the secluded setting within 0.21 acres of mature gardens and grounds with driveway at the front providing parking for 2 vehicles. A further gated access to the far eastern boundary at the junction of Bovey Lane and Townsend provides an alternative entrance onto a lightly wooded section of the grounds which houses workshop/stores before leading up to the house. The gardens themselves are stocked with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs which provide shelter and a high degree of seclusion and privacy.

SERVICES

All mains services connected. Gas central heating.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment with the agents Stags, Honiton 01404 45885.

DIRECTIONS

On the A3052 coast road at Hangmans Stone, turn south onto the B3174 to Beer and proceed down the hill towards the village. At the T junction at the bottom of Court Barton Hill, turn right and then right again into Townsend as the road sweeps sharply to the left towards the village itself. Follow Townsend up the hill, turning right into Bovey Lane indicated by the sign to the Youth Hostel and Orchardleigh will be found on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01404 758007

Stags - Honiton Sales

Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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