Built in the 1920's, this charming detached house was designed by the renowned architect Hatchard-Smith. 'Rose Ash' sits within an extremely private plot of approx. a third of an acre. The property enjoys a unique position just a short, and relatively level, walk from both The Green and the Town centre. It boasts spacious accommodation with characterful features. Many of the principal rooms take advantage of the dominant southerly orientation.
The mature gardens offer a great deal of colour and interest, boasting well stocked bed,s a level lawn and productive fruit trees & cages plus vegetable beds. A separate workshop / studio and large garage offer further interest and flexibility, being considerable assets for such a location.
The property now provides a wonderful opportunity for both extension and improvement to suit personal taste and is available with no onward chain.
Ground Floor Accommodation
• Entrance Porch. Reception Hall. Living Room. Dining Room
• Kitchen. Conservatory. Separate W.C Utility Store. Garden Room
First Floor Accommodation
• Master Suite ( Bedroom, Dressing Area & En-Suite Shower Room)
• Guest Suite (Bedroom & En-Suite Shower Room)
• Third Bedroom. Family Bathroom
• Partly Walled, Landscaped Gardens. Productive Vegetable Garden
• Detached Double Garage. Workshop/ Studio. Greenhouse
• Private Parking for Several Vehicles
The property is approached via a private road into the driveway where there is a detached double garage with an electronically operated door. The driveway leads around the side of the house to a further area of parking. A path leads through the covered entrance porch and via the front door into the entrance hall.
Off the hall is the sitting room which is very generously proportioned with a double aspect, access to the patio and charming views over the garden. The room’s focal point is a characterful fireplace with French brick surround. Also accessed from the hall is the dining room which again boasts a double aspect and has a fireplace with French brick surround. This room has bene extended and provide an additional study area if required.
A conservatory provides a sunny orientation and a pleasant environment in which to enjoy the views over the gardens. Through being double glazed and having central heating, this room can be enjoyed throughout the year and is another fantastic reception space.
The kitchen/breakfast room although dated is of generous size and well planned. Of the kitchen is a useful utility / storage area complete with plumbing for washing facilities and a separate cloakroom with W.C, where the gas fired boiler is located.
A door leads to the garden room which is a versatile space but may want to be modernised by the prospective purchaser, it provides access to the side and rear garden areas and is the quickest route to the workshop/ studio from the house.
From the hall, stairs rise to the first floor where there is a master suite of double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a dressing area with further fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room. This room enjoys a double aspect and charming views over the gardens.
The guest suite also enjoys a double aspect with equally attractive views, although there is no dressing area the en-suite shower room is luxuriously sized.
The remaining accommodation consists of a single bedroom, a family bathroom and airing cupboard. From the landing access can be gained to extensive loft space which has been part boarded.
The gardens at ‘Rose Ash’ are a particular feature of the property with the formal landscaped garden lying to the front of the house. There is a large area of lawn fringed by herbaceous borders, well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs providing interest and colour through the seasons.
The lawn is interspersed with mature trees. The garden is extremely secluded being partly walled and screened by trees and hedging, yet enjoying an orientation which provides sun throughout the day. There is an established vegetable garden, complete with fruit cages and greenhouse. A patio terrace provides a wonderful entertainment space, whilst at the rear is a less formal but very useful rear courtyard.
A separate workshop / studio and large garage offer further convenience and flexibility, being considerable assets for such a location.
Approached from the private road and running along the right hand side of the property is a level footpath which leads to Station Road and thence the town centre.
The property is offered for sale freehold, by private treaty. All mains gas, drainage, water and electric are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating. Council Tax Band F. EPC Rating – D. The private road designated as a public footpath is owned by ‘Pagets’ and shared by the neighbouring properties. Local Authority- East Devon District Council.
Approaching the top of the High Street of Budleigh Salterton, turn left onto Station Road and then first right into Westfield Road. Continue to the top of the road and then turn left into a private road where the entrance to
‘Rose Ash’ is at the end on the left and side.
Property ref: 121_1203_4808198