An increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a gloriously located country cottage with small paddock and useful “small holders buildings”. Prospect Place has been in the same family since 1956 and offers immense scope for updating and enlargement subject to the necessary planning consents. The cottage enjoys a rural yet not isolated setting on the outskirts of Ashill village within the catchment for the popular Uffculme School.
For sale by auction (unless previously sold) on Thursday 6th July 2017 at 6.30pm at Ashill village Hall.
Enjoying a rural location on the outskirts of Ashill village with its popular pub and village hall. The nearby country village of Uffculme offers a primary school and the highly regarded Uffculme Secondary School as well as a Co-op, Village Post Office Stores and doctors surgery. The country town of Cullompton lies about 4 miles to the south with its high street shops and supermarkets. The nearby M5 facilitates rapid commuting south to the cathedral city of Exeter and north to the county town of Taunton. The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of rural pursuits with the nearby Blackdown Hills being designated as an area of outstanding Natural Beauty. The comparatively central Mid Devon location places the spectacular National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor together with the north and south Devon coastlines all within a modest car journey.
Timber effect UPVc front door to entrance Porch quarry tiled floor, half glazed timber panelled inner front door to
Dining Room tiled fireplace probably with original period fireplace behind having alcoves on either side, one with glazed top cupboard and storage beneath, the other side with airing cupboard having hot water cylinder with immersion and slatted shelving, night storage heater, lovely outlook over open countryside, understairs cupboard, door to cottage stairs to first floor.
Sitting Room tiled fireplace, night storage heater, lovely country outlook.
Kitchen with range of light timber effect units comprising three base cupboards and five wall cupboards, roll edged worktops, inset stainless steel sink, free standing electric cooker with ceramic hob and double oven/grill beneath, appliance space, Dimplex wall mounted fan heater, part glazed back door.
Wet Room refitted with close coupled WC, vanity basin with cupboards beneath, electric shower, Dimplex wall heater, window, fully tiled walls.
Utility Room with Belfast sink and plumbing for washing machine.
Small Landing with night storage heater, lit by flank window enjoying country views.
Bedroom 1 extending the full depth of the cottage, pretty Victorian fireplace, wonderful country views.
Ensuite with low level WC and washbasin, extractor.
Bedroom 2 again extending the full depth of the cottage with pretty Victorian fireplace, lovely country views and being approached off Bedroom 3.
Bedroom 3 country views.
The property is approached off the quiet country lane through twin wrought iron gates leading to a concrete yard and detached Garage with pebbledashed exterior elevations matching the cottage, up and over door, rear personal door, power connected. Extensive gardens flank the cottage principally on two sides with an assortment of established shrubs and perennials. Extensive former kitchen garden and soft fruit area with fine lilacs and flowering cherry. Aluminium framed Greenhouse. Block built Outbuilding 35 x 8’6 power connected. Adjoining Workshop 8’6 x 11 power. Second block built Poultry/Pig Building 50 x 8. Timber Shed. Beyond the largely walled garden lies a useful L-shaped Paddock ideal for ponies or livestock. In all the property extends to about three quarters of an acre.
AUCTION PACK AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE AVAILABLE FROM SELLER’S SOLICITORS, MESSRS ASHFORDS, GOTHAM HOUSE, TIVERTON, EX16 6LT. FOR THE ATTENTION OF KATE BOLT. TEL: 01884 203035. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org