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2 Bed Other  For Sale  9 Beare Cottages   Beare Square  Exeter  Devon  EX5   - £200,000

For Sale

Grade II Listed
18th Century Cottage
Character throughout
Inglenook fireplace
Close to Exeter
Ample parking available

A captivating, Grade II listed, 18th Century Cottage, steeped with character and history and boasting lovely size rooms and a garden. Finished to a lovely standard!

This fine period property, once a staging post from Exeter, offers very comfortable accommodation with plenty of space and a wealth of historical interest. It is believed to date back to the early 18th century and has some superb original architectural features, which include a quite unique ovolu or frieze on the sitting room wall, exposed beams, timbers and original doors, a stone inglenook fireplace and a winder staircase to the first floor. Whilst retaining its inherent charm, the cottage is well appointed for comfortable living with part double glazed, a large wood burner in the sitting room, with the domestic hot water augmented by a back boiler within the wood burner, and electric heating, with radiators throughout. Outside, there is a pleasant garden to the rear of the property with a shared access leading round to the side of the cottage. There is ample parking available to the front of the cottages.

Papermakers Cottage lies in Beare, a small hamlet between Cullompton and Exeter with a regular bus service between the two. The cathedral city of Exeter lies approximately eight miles away and offers an extensive range of services and the smaller town of Cullompton is five miles with education and recreation provision and quick access to junction 28 of the M5, leading south to Exeter or north to Taunton, with the Tiverton Parkway Station at junction 27, with regular intercity services.

Living Room 5.73m (18'10) x 5.00m (16'5) max
A spectacular room with superb original architectural features including a stone inglenook fireplace with original oak beam over and a wood burner upon a large mill stone. Original beams, ceiling joists and an ovolo, which is a decorative moulding on the wall which is protected.

Kitchen 5.09m (16'8) x 2.69m (8'10)
A spacious kitchen fitted with a great selection of wall, base and drawer units in a shaker style matte cream with a solid wood work surface, tiled splashbacks, a Belfast sink and a range style cooker. A stable door leads into the utility room.

Utility Room 2.39m (7'10) x 2.33m (7'8)
A great additional space from the kitchen with two further sets of units with a Belfast sink and space for a washing machine. A door leads out to the rear garden.

A winder staircase leads to the first floor.

Master Bedroom 5.18m (17') x 4.00m (13'1), max
A large double bedroom with an original Victorian fireplace, exposed beams and ample space for furniture.

Bedroom Two 4.77m (15'8) x 2.71m (8'11)
A second double bedroom with wide window sill and quirky corner window.

A beautifully fitted bathroom which comprises of a three piece white suite with a bath with shower over and glass screen, a vanity unit with hand basin and a toilet. Also boasting a large heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor and a spacious airing cupboard.

To the front of the cottage there is a narrow forecourt and parking readily available, although this is not designated or owned by the cottage. To the rear there is a small courtyard style garden and across a small, shared pathway there is a second garden area which has been fenced and gated to provide a degree of privacy.Gated access leads to the side and front of the cottage.

Notes of Interest
Mains water and drainage
Grade II Listed
Council tax band B

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