Broadhembury, Honiton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A Grade II listed detached character cottage in an idyllic 0.26 acre setting on the edge of this historic village.


Set on the edge of the village of Broadhembury the cottage is within comfortable walking distance of the centre. This sought after Devon village is home to the Drewe Arms, post office/stores, primary school and a recently rebuilt village hall.

There are extensive bridleways and paths leading deeper into the Blackdown Hills for walkers and horse riders alike.

The nearby town of Honiton boasts a twice weekly market, a choice of supermarkets, schools and sports and leisure facilities. The town has strong transport links, a train line to London Waterloo and Exeter, bus routes to the coast and access to the M5 at Cullompton.


Hembercombe Farm Cottage is a picture postcard thatched cottage enjoying a prime elevated setting on the northern outskirts of Broadhembury, The cottage could arguably benefit from some modernisation/updating however this is no way detracts from its charm, comfort and appeal.

A loggia at the rear provides a sheltered entrance with solid braced door opening to the entrance hall with cupboard housing space and plumbing for washing machine and two further doors to the Sitting Room and ground floor Bathroom, fitted in classic white with shower over the bath and built in airing cupboard.

A delightful character room, the Sitting Room features an inglenook fireplace with open grate and bread oven. Feature window and curved pew seating dress windows and French door leading out into the gardens. The Kitchen centres around an oil fired Rayburn with beamed ceiling and fitted units, space for a dining table and corner stairs rising to the first floor.

On the first floor are two double bedrooms, charming character rooms with built in wardrobes, the larger of which has an en suite cloakroom.


The property enjoys an idyllic setting amidst 0.26 acres of mature lawned gardens with hedgerow borders and specimen trees. There is gated access from the lane onto a driveway providing parking for 3 cars and leading to a detached single garage. Nested within the gardens is a summer house and greenhouse.


Mains electricity and drainage. Private water. Oil fired Rayburn. Night storage heating.


Strictly by appointment with Stags Honiton 01404 45885.


From the centre of Broadhembury head west bearing right at the river bridge over the bridge and immediately right into Wood Lane. Follow this lane northwards climbing the hill ignoring Hembercombe Cottage on the left and continuing slightly to the right where Hembercombe Farm Cottage will be the penultimate thatched cottage on the right hand side.

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Stags - Honiton Sales

Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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