A handsome, 3 bedroom detached residence located within walking distance of the town centre and seafront with garage and beautiful grounds of approximately half an acre.
Higher Manor Cottage is a most attractive, detached double-fronted Victorian residence which offers a handsome, symmetrical façade with part tile hung and brick elevations, box bay windows, arched first floor windows and decorative woodwork to the porch, bays and gables. The interior of the property is thoughtfully designed and adaptable in its arrangement with 3 elegantly proportioned reception rooms. Also to the ground floor is a kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, understairs storage cupboard, WC and rear lobby which leads to a useful utility space within the garage.
Upstairs are 3 excellent double bedrooms, all with lovely views out and one with an ensuite shower room. The landing offers additional storage with fitted cupboards and an airing cupboard. There is also a bathroom and separate WC with a further large cupboard.
The property is particularly private with mature screening to the boundaries and offers ample parking and an attached garage. To the west of the property is a patio area which would also make a great spot for a conservatory leading from the dining room.
There are sweeping lawns interspersed with mature trees, including a particularly fine Beech with a wooded area to the South of the plot, a further area suitable for chickens and a path running the length of the boundary. To the East side of the property is a stone edged pond and to the rear, a garden shed and further area which could offer a number of uses including additional parking if required. In all the grounds extend to approximately half an acre.
The location of the property is exceptional, being just out of the hustle and bustle of the vibrant town of Sidmouth and yet within walking distance.
This regency coastal resort boasts many independent shops as well as the usual multiples including a large Waitrose store. In addition to the delightful esplanade and long beaches about 0.75 mile away, Sidmouth offers an array of leisure facilities including a cricket pitch overlooking the sea, croquet, tennis, sailing, indoor pool and beautiful scenic walks along the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
There is also a good mixture of schooling in the area both private and comprehensive, including St John's International school within half a mile of the property and Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top mixed state schools, approximately 10 miles to the east.
The market town of Honiton is about 10 miles to the north and offers a variety of shops and recreational amenities as well as a main line rail link to London (Waterloo).
Exeter the county town, is some 16 miles distant with an excellent modern shopping centre, theatres, restaurants, beautiful Cathedral, along with comprehensive transport links including direct access to the M5, main line rail link to London (Paddington) and international airport.