A most attractive cottage situated in an idyllic, rural setting, close to Sidmouth and with stunning gardens of about half an acre and far reaching, countryside views. Pillar Box Cottage is a charming Grade II Listed stone and render cottage that has been sympathetically extended in more recent years, to provide comfortable accommodation, thoughtfully combining period features with modern fixtures and fittings.
The ground floor accommodation features a number of twin aspect rooms including a sitting room with inglenook fireplace and bread oven, a separate study, a master bedroom with en suite and a beautifully appointed kitchen with polished granite surfaces, preparation island/breakfast bar and a range style cooker. The kitchen extends into a dining room with doors opening into the rear garden and there is also a utility room. On the first floor there are two double, twin aspect bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, a fourth single bedroom and the main bathroom.
The cottage is presented in excellent decorative order throughout and has oil fired central heating to a combination of under floor and traditional radiators
The property stands on a delightful plot of around half an acre comprising lawn, various well stock beds and borders, patio and seating areas, sheds, summerhouse and greenhouse. There are stunning rural views over neighbouring farmland and fields, extending south westerly to hillsides beyond. A driveway and a turning area leads to a detached double garage measuring 5.2m x 5.2m (17’ x 17’).
Harcombe is an idyllic rural hamlet situated just one mile from the edge of Sidmouth and around three miles from the seafront. Sidmouth offers an excellent range of amenities including numerous independent shops and High Street chains, Waitrose, primary and secondary schools, a cinema, theatre, various sports clubs including rugby and cricket and an eighteen hole golf course. A mainline rail connection (London Waterloo) can be found within ten miles at Honiton whilst Exeter is around sixteen miles again with good rail connections, junction 30 of the M5 motorway and Exeter International Airport.
Private water and drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is F.
Vacant possession on completion.
EPC: Grade II Listed
From The Blue Ball Inn in Sidford follow the A3052 easterly towards Lyme Regis, taking the next left into Harcombe Lane East. Follow the road for around half a mile, turning right signposted Harcombe. Follow the road into Harcombe, pass the farm whereupon Pillar Box Cottage will be seen a short distance ahead.
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