This most attractive and individual cottage has a wealth of charm, character and period features with a combination of thatched and clay tile roof. This Grade II listed property offers flexible accommodation thanks to a good size second reception room that can twin as a double bedroom if required. Additional features include leaded light bay windows, a good size kitchen/dining room and ground floor shower room. The property stands on a larger than average corner plot with a garage and off road parking.
Situated in a desirable location within a conservation area on the corner of Cotmaton Road and Bickwell Valley Road, the property is within half a mile of the town centre and seafront and close to amenities. These include a theatre, cinema, cricket and rugby clubs and public attractions such as the Connaught Gardens and Jacob’s Ladder and, of course, the Regency Esplanade. Sidmouth boasts an excellent range of independent shops, High Street chains, a Waitrose, an 18 hole golf course. Exeter is approximately twelve miles away.
From our Sidmouth office on the High Street proceed up the road and at the mini roundabout take the first exit left onto All Saints Road. At the next mini roundabout take the first exit and then immediately turn right into Cotmaton Road. Follow the road to the junction with Bickwell Valley Road where the property will be found on the right hand side.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:
With tented canopy and decorative pillars. Period timber front door to;
Turning staircase with storage cupboards beneath. Two radiators. Picture rail. Doors to;
6.6m x 3.4m (21’6 x 11’) A beautiful room with leaded light bay window and period timber multi-pane windows having a southerly aspect. Fireplace with log burner. Herringbone parquet flooring. Two radiators. Picture rail.
RECEPTION ROOM/BEDROOM THREE
4.2m x 3.0m into chimney recess (13’9 x 9’9) An impressive room with leaded light bay window and further windows overlooking the gardens. Barrel ceiling. Radiator. Fitted shelving. Picture rail. Unused door to the sitting room.
4.8m x 4.1m max. (15’9 x 13’6) A double aspect room with leaded light windows to the front having a southerly aspect and a further window to the rear. A good range of fitted kitchen units with a cream finish and polished granite surfaces. Fitted oven and hob. Space for fridge. Radiator. Exposed and stained floorboards. Picture rail.
3.0m x 2.6m (9’9 x 8’6) A double aspect room with leaded light windows and door to the garden. Butlers sink and work surfaces. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tall freezer. Tiled flooring. Radiator.
Leaded light window. A white suite comprising shower cubicle with mains shower, WC and wash basin. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Arch top sash window. Storage cupboard. Picture rail. Access to loft space. Walk-in airing cupboard. Doors to;
3.1m x 4.0m into chimney recess (10’3 x 13’) Leaded light window with a south easterly aspect. Sealed fireplace with period surround and mantle. Radiator. Picture rail. Unused connecting door to;
2.7m x 3.0m (9’ x 9’9) Leaded light window with a south easterly aspect. Radiator. Picture rail.
Leaded light window. A white suite comprising bath with shower and screen, WC and wash basin. Exposed and stained floorboards. Radiator. Picture rail.
The property stands on a most attractive plot with a predominantly south westerly aspect and mature gardens that are a real feature of the property. There is a wonderful combination of lawn with gravelled seating areas, mature beds and borders with the Bickwell Brook running along the foot of the garden. Particular features include specimen trees such as Mimosa, Pear and a Tulip Tree. There is a delightful seating area next to the brook, vegetable patches, large timber garden shed and a stunning summer house.
3.1m x 2.4m (10’3 x 7’9) This Victorian summer house is timber framed and panelled with sliding windows and shutters and glazed doors onto a gravelled seating area with a south westerly aspect.
WC. Wall mounted gas boiler and mains electrics.
6.0m x 2.9m (19’9 x 9’6) Window and personal door. Fitted shelving. Power and light. Driveway for two cars.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is F.
Vacant possession on completion.
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