Franklyns Cottage, Beacon, Honiton, Devon, EX14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A stunning attached period 4 bedroom home set in an amazing elevated position with magnificent views over the Otter valley.

Over the years the property has been much improved and well maintained by the current owners.

The accommodation is spacious with most rooms enjoying the spectacular views to the front, the exception of the 4th bedroom (or study), accessed from a bespoke staircase at the rear of the house and enjoys views over the garden.

The accommodation is comfortable with good ceiling heights and includes a spacious double aspect sitting room with exposed timbers and attractive brick fireplace fitted with a wood burner. The kitchen dining room is a super room with solid oak floor, bespoke kitchen furniture made in a traditional style with solid pine cupboards with framed doors made in reclaimed pine. An oil fired Rayburn Royale provides for cooking, hot water and background heating, with additional integrated oven, ceramic hob and extractor unit. A walk in larder provides additional storage. To the rear of the kitchen a door and steps lead to a utility area with space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge freezer, turning timber staircase to Bedroom 4,a stable door to garden and door to WC which also contains the boiler and water tank and filter system. Bedroom 4 is a delightful, private double aspect room with views to the garden.

On the first floor are three double bedrooms, all with fabulous far reaching views, all with built in wardrobes and two with ornamental fireplaces. The family bathroom has original pine flooring, and has a white suite with bath, electric shower over and pine panel, pedestal basin and close coupled WC, and airing cupboard.

Agents Note. Planning permission has been granted for a single storey rear extension, details can be found on East Devon District Council Planning Website or by contacting the office. Reference 17/1992/FUL.

1 Franklyns Cottage is located in the delightful hamlet of Beacon situated approximately 3.6 miles north east of the busy market town of Honiton, which provides a range of amenities including schools and recreational facilities, many specialist antique and book shops, supermarkets and a station on the London Waterloo line. The A30 dual carriageway provides quick access to Exeter with excellent communications with international airport, M5, and mainline rail link to Paddington. Taunton, the county town of Somerset, lies approximately 17 miles to the north, with M5 and mainline rail link. The south coast, much of which is now a designated World Heritage site, is about 14 miles. Beacon is situated in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and from the property there are a variety of quiet lanes and footpaths from which to enjoy the beautiful countryside, health centres, recreational facilities and a cottage hospital. The A361 North Devon link road is within easy driving distance providing access to the larger regional centre of Barnstaple as well as Tiverton and the M5 motorway (Junction 27).

The gardens are laid mainly to the rear and are mostly lawn, herbaceous borders and trees, with a delightful dining terrace area to the rear of the cottage. A few steps lead from the terrace to the garden and timber workshop, which has power, light and alarm system connected. There is a gravel area to the side of the cottage where the oil tank is located and pedestrian gate to the front of the cottage and the parking area for 2 vehicles.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

111 High Street, Honiton, Devon

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