Membury, Axminster, Devon, EX13


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A well-presented secluded detached three bedroom period cottage situated in over 8 acres of garden and woodland giving complete privacy with no near neighbours. For sale by informal tender as a whole (unless previously sold). Sealed bids to be made by 12 noon Wednesday the 5th August 2020.

If you are looking for privacy and seclusion mixed with a beautiful garden and your own wood, this is the property for you. The current owners have lovingly restored this fabulous former gamekeeper's cottage and have added a large garage/ workshop too.

The stone built cottage includes the following accommodation…

Entrance porch. Tiled floor, double glazed window a latch door to the downstairs wc and door to…

Living room. Double glazed window overlooking the garden, radiator, fire place with wood burning stove, stairs to the first floor and a beautiful stone floor. This room opens out to the dining room and has a door to the kitchen and sitting room.

Sitting room… Double glazed window overlooking the garden, radiator, the continuation of the stone flooring and an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove.

Dining room. Double glazed window to rear, radiator, and door to.

Utility room. Double glazed windows to rear and the side aspects, door to the garden, tiled floor, floor based central heating boiler, water treatment filters and space for a dryer, chest freezer and fridge freezer.

Kitchen. Dual aspect double glazed windows, tiled flooring, wall and base units with work surfaces over two and a half sink and drainer with mixer tap over, plumbing for washing machine, plumbing for a dishwasher, rangemaster oven, door to a pantry and a door to.

Store. A timber addition to the back of the house, which is ideal for coats and boots.

First floor.

First floor landing. Double glazed window to the rear, oak flooring and doors off to…

Bedroom 1 . Double glazed window overlooking the garden an woodland, feature fireplaces, loft access and radiator.

Bedroom 2. Double glazed window overlooking the garden and woodland, radiator, double glazed velux window and doorway to…

Bedroom 3. Dual aspect double glazed windows, radiator, fitted wardrobe and sink.

Bathroom. Double glazed window, radiator, matching suite comprising a WC, wash basin, corner bath and shower cubicle with shower over.

Middlemoor is located on the outskirts of the picturesque and scattered village of Membury in a very special and secluded location with a sunny southerly orientation. Membury has an active community centred around the village hall, primary school and pretty Church of St John Baptist.

The market town of Axminster lies approximately 3.5 miles to the South-East and has an extensive range of shops and eateries, including The Canteen shop and restaurant, which is owned by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. It also has a main line rail link to London (Waterloo) and access to the A35. The World Heritage Coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Bay is some 9 miles to the south and access to the A303 is approximately 9 miles to the North.

Exeter, the Cathedral City, has excellent shopping facilities and a mainline rail link to London (Paddington), international airport and M5 access and lies some 28 miles west. The well-renowned Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top mixed state schools lies some 9 miles away.

Where this unique home really comes into its own is with the outside space. The land in total is about 8.2 acres which includes half an acre or so of beautifully landscaped garden and the rest is a diverse landscape of flora and fawner. This whole area attracts much wildlife and insect life.

Within the woodland, there are areas of clearing which includes places to sit and enjoy the surroundings, a poly tunnel, a fruit cage, a large chicken run, a large timber shed, a potting shed, a sparkling spring fed pond which drains down to a stream in the woodland below.

In front of the main house there is a patio area that leads to a decked area that overlooks the garden and the woodland beyond.

Access is to the property is gained via a five bar gate that has a track leading down a private field to the property. On the boundary of the property a gate leads to steps down to the house. There is also access to a good sized garage/ workshop with a spiral staircase that leads to the loft area which the current vendor has been using as an office.

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