Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A charming two bedroom attached character cottage enjoying a delightfully secluded location amidst 0.26 acres of mature garden.

From the beautifully presented cottage garden, an entrance door at the side opens into the Garden room with sloping glazed roof, double glazed windows and a slate floor. A door leads through to the living room with pretty double glazed casement windows, a glazed door to the front and a stone fireplace with wood burning stove and flagstone hearth. At the far end of the room a turning staircase with built in cupboard rises to the first floor whilst a latch door provides access to the kitchen. Floored in slate and with a character sloping ceiling featuring twin roof lights, the kitchen houses a cream electric AGA range, work surfaces, base units, sink and drainer with mixer tap over and plumbing for a washing machine. A door opens to the rear entrance lobby with shelf storage and window and door to the outside.


A further door opens to the bathroom, classically fitted in white with a thermostatic mixer shower over the bath, heated towel rail, slate floor, roof light and fitted cupboard storage. On the first floor, accessed via doors are two bedrooms, the master featuring a magnificent vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers and built in wardrobes and both affording views to the front through pretty casement windows.

Agents Note: There is lapse planning for the timber shed at the rear of the garden. 18/2443/FUL Construction of detached garage/log store. There is also lapsed planning for construction of a single and two storey extension 17/1952/FUL.

Venus Cottage enjoys a delightful situation within the picturesque hamlet of Millhayes, high above the village of Stockland in the Blackdown Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The popular villages of Stockland and Dalwood are 1 mile and 3 miles respectively, both having well respected primary schools and the latter provides a village shop and renowned public house, The Tuckers Arms.


The market towns of Honiton (6 miles) and Axminster ( 8.5 miles) offering a comprehensive range of amenities and stations on the London Waterloo line. The A30 provides access to the M5 and the city of Exeter to the West and to London and the East via the A303. The stunning Jurassic coast is within half an hours drive.

A particular feature of this delightful home and in perfect harmony with its idyllic setting are the gardens, extending to 0.26 acres in size and being lavishly stocked with a wide variety of indigenous plants and shrubs. A gated entrance drive opens out into a forecourt providing parking for a number of vehicles with pergola framed steps on one side up to the principal gardens laid to lawn and bordered by mature hedgerow.


These gardens provide a high degree of seclusion and privacy from which to enjoy stunning elevated views over the surrounding countryside. At the top of this area is a timber storage shed/workshop with power connected. A pathway on the other side of the drive leads through cottage gardens to the house and to a covered paved terrace edged with low stone walling. Opposite the terrace there is a substantial timber store/workshop with power and light connected.

01404 46222

Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

111 High Street , Honiton , Devon

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