Beautiful Grade II Listed family home with gardens extending to 0.3 acres and close to the coast. Spacious family home. Superb kitchen with Esse. 2 reception rooms with inglenook fireplaces. 3 double bedrooms. Study/bedroom 4. Extensive gardens. Double garage and parking.
Situation - The picturesque hamlet of Salcombe Regis has a delightful church and quiet lanes with footpaths to the South West Coastal Path. The nearby Regency town of Sidmouth, renowned for its long esplanade, beaches and public gardens, offers a range of quality shops and amenities, with recreational facilities including sailing, cricket, tennis and croquet clubs, as well as a popular golf course. To the east are the coastal villages of Branscombe and Beer. The coastline has been awarded international recognition as a World Heritage Site, noted for its geological interest, dramatic cliffs and beaches.
The cathedral and university city of Exeter has an extensive range of facilities and easy access to the M5 motorway (J30). There are frequent transport routes nearby, including rail services from Honiton and Exeter and Exeter International Airport.
Description - Dunscombe Cottage is an imposing Grade II Listed house dating back several hundred years. The gardens surround the house and in total extends to 0.3 acres. The accommodation has been beautifully maintained whilst retaining a wealth of period features, including two inglenook fireplaces, exposed panelling and beams and a wonderful curved timber staircase.
As illustrated on the floorplan, the accommodation is spacious and approached through a pretty timber porch opening to the entrance hall.
The beautiful farmhouse-style kitchen comprises an extensive range of cupboards and drawers with wood work surfaces over, ceramic sink, electric Esse and larder. There are two good reception rooms. The impressive sitting room has a large inglenook fireplace and inset wood burner with an exposed oak lintel. The family room also has an inglenook fireplace with log burner and opening through to the inner hall with the impressive curved staircase. Beyond the entrance hall is the study/ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room.
The ground floor is supported by some excellent service rooms, including utility with bespoke cupboard and drawer unit and a cloakroom with space and plumbing for laundry appliances.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms, including the triple aspect principal room with an adjacent shower room, and family bathroom fitted with a white suite and linen cupboard.
Gardens - The gardens are a delightful feature of the property, being well established and easy to maintain. A five-bar gate leads from the country lane to the gravel driveway opening to the parking and turning area and double garage beyond with timber doors and connected with power and light with log store to the side. There is a good sized area of level lawn, with a mature border, enjoying a southerly aspect and leading to an inner enclosed area. A seating area adjoins the back of the cottage. To the far side is a further seating area with a Wendy House, enjoying westerly views over the neighbouring field. A former privy has been converted to a useful storage shed.
Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Directions - From Sidmouth head east along the A3052 and continue up the hill, ignoring the turning to Salcombe Regis, and upon reaching the top of the hill take the second right turning signposted to Dunscombe. Continue along Dunscombe Lane taking the third exit at the roundabout and the property will be found on the left, after half a mile, identified by a Stags for sale board.