Court Cottage is a pretty detached Grade II Listed period cottage understood to date over 600 years with later additions. It has mains walls of solid stone and flint, together with part re-constituted stone elevations under a thatched roof and the later extension has matching elevations with a clay pantiled roof. The attractive and good sized accommodation is offered in tidy condition although would benefit from some updating. Character features include a large beamed inglenook fireplace with former bread oven, window seat, exposed ceiling beams to ground floor and vaulted ceilings with exposed 'A' frames to the first floor, exposed brick and stone together with cottage doors and wood panelling. The sitting room, dining room and hall also feature wood block flooring.
The gardens are also a feature being well stocked and there is also the benefit of off road parking to the rear with excellent potential for garaging, subject to any necessary planning permission.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The cottage has rear vehicular access with a double 5 bar gate leading to a parking area with space for garaging.
The cottage is set slightly back and elevated from the country lane with small paved front garden and pedestrian access to both sides. The rear garden is good sized and principally down to lawn interspersed with a wide variety of trees and shrubs including apple trees. Immediately adjoining is a fully width paved terrace with stone retaining walls and a timber GARDEN SHED.
The cottage is pleasantly located on the edge of the small and picturesque village of Hawkchurch which lies on the Dorset/Devon border. It is principally made up of period cottages and houses. Excellent local facilities include a public house, primary school, village hall, church and community shop.
The market town of Axminster is only 4 miles away with more comprehensive amenities and a main line rail service to London. The area is designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the beautiful World Heritage coast is not far away at Lyme Regis. The A35 is about 3 miles giving fast access to Bridport to the east and Honiton/Exeter to the west.