Hockworthy, Wellington, Somerset, TA21


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A delightful detached two bed cottage with planning to extend set in private elevated gardens with wonderful views. Lounge/dining room, superb kitchen, utility and bathroom, 2 double bedrooms, private elevated position and wonderful private gardens. EPC Band: F


Hockworthy Lodge is situated in an enviable location within the village of Hockworthy adjoining both the church of St Simon and St Judes and Hockworthy House. It lies close to the Somerset/Devon border and within 0.75 miles of Staple Cross with its public house. The popular village of Holcombe Rogus is within 2 miles which offers a good range of facilities with Wellington a further 7 miles east where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. The M5 motorway is readily accessible at junction 27 and there is also a regular rail service to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway railway station. Exeter is within an easy commute with Exeter International Airport providing a number of domestic international flights. The area also affords exceptional schooling for all ages with Uplowman and Holcombe Rogus both having good village schools and is also within the catchment area for Uffculme School.


Hockworthy Lodge comprises a two bedroom detached cottage of rendered and colourwashed appearance set beneath a slate roof with a small flat roof extension to side. Planning permission has also been granted to extend the accommodation (further details available from the agent). In recent years the property has been extended and renovated and boasts a wonderful kitchen with granite worktops and Belgium blue natural stone flooring. Adjoining lounge/dining room with woodburning stove together with adjoining utility room and bathroom all on the ground floor and on the first floor two double bedrooms. Outside the cottage is privately located in an elevated position and set amongst wonderful cottage style gardens with various seating areas making the most of the fine country views.


A slate roof entrance porch with doorway leads directly into a spacious lounge/dining room with window seat to front, recessed brick inglenook fireplace, bread oven and inset Woodwarm multi fuel log burner on a tiled hearth. Stairs rising to first floor with large cupboard under. Doorway leads into the kitchen which has been beautifully refurbished and extended including Belfast sink with mixer taps over with adjoining granite worktops with hand shaped floor mounted cupboards and drawers. Exposed beams, two velux roof lights and beautiful Belgium blue natural stone flooring throughout. Oil fired Rayburn for cooking purposes, central heating and hot water together with integrated Neff dishwasher and induction hob with stainless steel hood over. Door to front and glazed French doors to side.

Leading off the main reception room is a utility with glazed French doors to rear. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps over with adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of cupboards beneath. Space for cooker with hood over, further space for freezer, washing machine and doorway leading to bathroom, comprising panelled enamel bath with Mira electric shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Fully tiled walls and floor and heated towel rail.

On the first floor is a landing with attractive wood panelling along with two double bedrooms, both with exposed floorboards, fine southerly views and loft access. The second bedroom also benefits from space for an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and a built in wardrobe.


Hockworthy Lodge occupies an elevated and private spot and is protected from the quiet lane by a stone retaining wall and hedge. A gateway with gravelled path leads to the entrance porch with further gravelled area to the front. Adjoining is a low stone retaining wall beyond which are beautiful cottage style gardens with well stocked flower borders, shrubs and also incorporating a kitchen garden. There are a fine selection of mature trees and various seating areas including enclosed decking area with adjoining garden shed, steps rising to a top lawned area with further seating area from which wonderful views can be enjoyed over the surrounding gardens along with distant views. Close to the house is an oil tank, log store and a gravelled path which leads around to the rear of the property where there can be found a raised decking area.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.


From Wellington proceed in a westerly direction on the A38 passing The Beambridge Inn on the left hand side and at the top of Whiteball Hill turn right signposted Holcombe Rogus. Follow the signs into Holcombe and continue through the village and continue past Holcombe Court signposted Hockworthy. On entering Hockworthy, Hockworthy Lodge will be seen on the right hand side in an elevated position just before the church.

Planning Permission

Planning was granted under application number 17/02025/HOUSE for the erection of a first floor extension dated 15th Feb 2018.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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