Membury, Axminster

£575,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A peaceful and secluded bungalow on the outskirts of a delightful East Devon village with beautiful gardens approaching half an acre. 4-bedroom detached bungalow, kitchen, dining room, sitting room, utility, two bathrooms, garaging & parking.

SITUATION

Set on the outskirts of the quiet village of Membury and its school, the property is nestled within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The surrounding landscape is idyllic rolling countryside with hedge bordered fields and areas of woodland. The market towns of Honiton and Axminster are within a short drive and both benefit from a variety of shops, schooling and recreational facilities along with mainline railway stations on the London Waterloo line.

The south coast is within an easy drive to Lyme Regis much of which is designated a World Heritage Site, known as the Jurassic coastline.

DESCRIPTION

Dating back to the 1960s, this detached bungalow is situated in a secluded location offering privacy in an idyllic setting. The property offers flexible accommodation with further scope to be extended and improved, subject to the necessary consents. The delightful gardens wrap around the property and are a wonderful space to enjoy throughout the seasons with areas for growing vegetables and fruits.

ACCOMMODATION

Front door leads into a conservatory facing west enjoying a wonderful aspect overlooking the gardens. Spacious gallery style entrance hallway with stairs to the first floor and storage cupboard. The double aspect sitting room is a good size with views through the conservatory to the west and south into the garden. There is a charming fireplace with brick surround, fixed over mantel, oak mantelpiece and tiled hearth. The sitting room links round through an arch into the dining room with large window facing south overlooking the garden. All three areas have laminated wooden flooring. The kitchen is a delightful space fitted with an array of base and wall units with laminated worktops. Breakfast island unit and space for double range cooker. Additional freestanding cooker with hob above and further space for a dishwasher. There is a utility room with additional sink and space for utility appliances. There are three bedrooms on the ground floor with Bedroom 2 benefiting from built in wardrobes. The family bathroom is of a good size fitted with w/c, hand wash basin and bath. Separate cloakroom with w/c and wash basin.

To the first floor there is a study and a principal bedroom with en-suite shower room. Built-in wardrobes offer plenty of storage. Large Velux windows allow plentiful light to fill the room and show delightful views across the countryside.

OUTSIDE

The gardens of Rock Lily are extremely attractive and spacious. To the front of the property approached via the private drive is a parking area for several vehicles and two detached garages. To the eastern side is a greenhouse, a well-established vegetable patch with ample space for growing vegetables and soft fruits. Wrapping around the southern and western side is the rest of the garden mainly laid to lawn with established flower beds and mature shrubs and trees. The gardens border onto farmland used for livestock.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Additional well with electric pump for general gardening.

DIRECTIONS

Take the A35 from Honiton and take the first turn to Axminster. Take the next left sign posted to Membury, following this road bear left at the T junction and up the hill for roughly 2.5 miles. At the crossroads turn left and then turn left between the stone cottages, marked 'foot path'. The property can be found towards the end of the lane on the left.

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