Property Features

  • A substantial detached house set in over half an acre of mature gardens
  • Adjoining Woodland Trust land to one side
  • Within walking distance of the village amenities
  • In The Kings School and Colyton Grammar catchment area
  • Attractive oak flooring in the reception hall leading to:
  • Cloakroom/WC and sitting room with wood burner/multi-fuel stove
  • Impressive fitted kitchen with solid granite worktops and integrated appliances
  • Games Room / Office or GF double bedroom with en-suite. Five further bedrooms on the FF
  • Master bedroom with luxury en-suite. Family bathroom with separate shower cubicle
  • Driveway. Detached garage. Large garden and grounds of over half and acre

Brief Description

Main Description

Birchbank Cottage is situated close to the heart of this prestigious woodland village set in gardens and grounds of over half an acre in an idyllic setting adjoining Woodland Trust land to one side whilst being within walking distance of all the excellent local amenities.

The A30 dual carriageway is within a short drive providing swift access to the Cathedral City of Exeter, M5 and the coast. The property also benefits from being within Colyton Grammar and The Kings School catchment areas.

This lovely house has been subject to major improvements and has been substantially extended within the last three years, creating a beautiful family home which enjoys a wonderful light and airy feel. The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises; reception hall with attractive oak flooring creating and fine first impression with a cloakroom/WC and an extensive range of storage cupboards highlighting that this thoughtful layout was designed with families in mind. The kitchen/dining room is most definitely the heart of the home and is compressively fitted with a range of cream fronted cupboards both at base and eye level whilst integrating quality appliances complimented by the solid granite worktops and breakfast bar counter. There is plenty of room for a large family dining table and chairs and is open plan to the family room creating a wonderful environment for families to cook, dine and socialise together. The sitting room is a lovely dual aspect room with pleasant garden outlooks and a wood burner/multifuel stove creates a cosy atmosphere on a winters evening. The additional reception room has been designed to create a multi purpose room lending itself to be a games room, office or ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower room, perfect for an independent relative etc.

On the first floor are five further good size bedrooms, three with built in wardrobes and the master benefits from a luxury en-suite shower room. The spacious family bathroom has the benefit of a large walk in separate shower cubicle and again is well appointed with a stylish white suite and attractively tiled with natural stone tiling. The property has a modern gas central heating system and has been extensively insulated to create an efficient family home.

To the front of the property is a substantial driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles and access to the detached garage. The mature gardens and grounds are predominantly laid to lawn and interspersed with mature plants, shrubs and trees creating an interesting range of colour throughout the year. There is an extensive patio area situated on the southern side providing plenty of room to enjoy outdoor dining/entertaining in the summer months whilst enjoying this idyllic setting.

VIEWING By prior appointment with Redferns 01404 814306

OUTGOINGS Council Tax Band G

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES We understand all mains services are connected.

AGENTS NOTE Data protection act of 2017. We are now required to obtain proof of ID and proof of residence for any prospective purchaser before formally agreeing a sale. Photographic identification such as passport or driving licence, proof of residence, utility bill, council tax or official Inland Revenue correspondence.

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. Every care is taken in preparing these particulars but they do not constitute nor constitute any part of an offer or a contract. They are prepared in good faith but they are for guidance only and intended to give a fair description of the property. 2. Statements contained in these particulars are not to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and are made without responsibility on the part of the agents or vendor. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each statement. The vendor does not make or give and neither the agents or their employees have authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property or its use. 3. Any reference to alterations to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These must be verified by any intending purchaser. 4. All properties are offered subject to contract and being unsold. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser in inspecting any property which has been sold, let or withdrawn.5. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only. 6. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective but we endeavour to make our particulars accurate. If there are any points of particular importance please contact us before viewing and we will be pleased to check or clarify information.

Redferns is a trading name of Redferns Ottery St Mary Limited Registered in England and Wales 4817078

Registered Office 1 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1BR


Please contact us on 01404 814306 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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