Sheldon, Honiton, Devon, EX14

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A quaint detached three bedroom country cottage sat in approx. 1.73 acres of gardens and woodland.

A quaint detached three bedroom cottage enjoying a magical setting with a southerly aspect over its gardens of about 0.76 acres. There is a further area of small paddock and woodland extending to just under an acre. The property has a magnificent setting enjoying seclusion and privacy and a lovely environment.

The cottage has been much improved by the current vendors and offers very flexible accommodation. This includes on the ground floor, an entrance porch, single bedroom, dining room, double bedroom, a kitchen, utility and a modern downstairs shower room. On the first floor there is a sitting room and a further bedroom. The cottage further benefits from oil and solid fuel (stove and Rayburn) heating with a back boiler.

The village of Sheldon is nestled within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Blackdown Hills, a popular area of Devon that is conveniently located having easy access to Honiton, Cullompton, Tiverton and Taunton, yet being surrounded by some of East Devon's most beautiful and unspoilt countryside. Sheldon sits between the villages of Dunkeswell, Broadhembury, Hemyock and Blackborough, offering a selection of village stores and pubs within the locality. To the south is the market town of Honiton, which provides a good selection of everyday amenities and access to the A30.

Tiverton and Cullompton to the west also offer a good selection of shopping and leisure facilities and regular farmers markets. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found in either Taunton or Exeter, which are within easy reach. There are a number of highly regarded primary and secondary schools in the area, including Uffculme School and Culmstock School, which are both served by buses from the village. Private schools in the area include Blundell's at Tiverton, Exeter School and The Maynard School in Exeter, or Kings and Queens in Taunton.

Communication links to the area are good, with the M5 Motorway accessed at Tiverton or Cullompton and the A30 at Honiton. There are regular train services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway in less than two hours, or from Honiton to London Waterloo. Exeter International Airport, about 12 miles away, has an ever increasing number of flights to UK and international destinations, including daily flights to London City Airport.

The property enjoys a particularly delightful setting standing in approximately 1.73 acres of gardens and woodland with a stream to one boundary and a small paddock. Summerlands is approached via a long pretty private lane with access to a parking area. The southerly aspect enjoys privacy and sunshine allowing enjoyment of the environment with a sun patio. A number of outbuildings including a upvc double glazed summerhouse, block and stone water treatment shed and various garden stores. The grounds comprise gardens and flower borders, a productive vegetable patch, a small paddock and woodland. There is an Orchard and a stream which runs along the bottom of the garden.

The habitat and wildlife are particularly bountiful in this unspoiled setting. The gardens and woodland directly adjoin the countryside and there are paddock areas suitable for small animals as desired. Summerlands enjoys a tucked away location and early viewing is recommended to fully appreciate this property and its environment.

01404 46222

Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

111 High Street , Honiton , Devon

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