A detached family home, recently refurbished, with outbuildings and approx. 1.56 acres.
Rose Cottage is a five bedroom detached property which has been recently refurbished and extended to create a beautifully presented family home. The reception rooms are accessed via a spacious entrance hall at the heart of the ground floor. There is a very spacious sitting room with a wood burner within an exposed brick fireplace, as well as exposed beams and French doors leading to the gardens. A large kitchen/dining room with an attractive tiled floor is to the front of the house, featuring an exposed brick wall, traditional style units, a double Butler sink, an electric oven, hob and an AGA. There is also a separate utility room with stylish fitted units, an office/snug and a cloakroom on the ground floor.
Upstairs, there is a large master bedroom with a Juliet balcony, an adjoining dressing room and a contemporary shower room. There are four more bedrooms on the first floor, one with an en suite bathroom, as well as a family bathroom.
This property has 1.56 acres of land.
To the rear of the house, Rose Cottage has a large gravel area which provides ample parking space for multiple vehicles. To the front of the house there is also space to park one vehicle. Within the garden, near to the house, is a detached Entertainment Barn which houses a media room on the ground floor with in-built speakers, French doors and a wood burner; creating the ideal space for entertaining. Upstairs is another room, with flexible potential for a variety of uses, and a cloakroom.
The gardens are laid to lawn, interspersed by a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a high level of privacy provided by deciduous trees at the boundary and a pond is in the centre, with a waterfall and a stream; creating a haven for local wildlife and birds. Further from the house is a paddock which contains another large pond and a fabulous timber boathouse. Outbuildings within the grounds include stables, two stores and a barn. In total, the land measures approximately 1.56 acres.
Rose Cottage is located in an accessible rural location approximately a mile from the pretty village of Uplowman. The village has an active community with local sports and leisure clubs, a village hall, St. Peters Church, a Post Office, a Church of England primary school and a popular pub. Further facilities are available in Sampford Peverell, two miles away, which has a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village store with Post Office, farm shop, two pubs, village hall, GP surgery and a popular primary school. Sampford Peverell also offers a sports field, tennis courts, and scenic walks and cycling routes along the banks of the Grand Western Canal which intersects the centre of the village. Tiverton, approximately five miles away, offers an even wider range of day-to-day amenities including supermarkets, traditional High Street shops, a leisure centre, golf course and secondary state education. Rose Cottage is also within the catchment area for the OFSTED rated Outstanding Uffculme school.
The city of Taunton, approximately 17 miles away, has an extensive range of shopping facilities and a thriving farmers market. There are also many excellent local producers and artisan farm shops. The Musgrove Park and Nuffield Hospitals serve the town and surrounding area. There are excellent schools for boys and girls of all ages including Taunton School, Kings College, Queens College and Kings Hall. Other well-known schools in the area include Millfield and Blundells; the latter of which is just 4.5 miles from Rose Cottage.
Approximately 20 miles away is the cathedral city of Exeter, which offers a wide choice of cultural activities with theatres, the RAMM museum, an arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants, including John Lewis and a Waitrose supermarket. There are several primary and secondary schools, both state and independent, and Exeter University is recognised as one of the leading universities in the country.
Communications links are excellent. Exmoor National Park is within easy driving distance to the north and the A361 North Devon link road leads to the spectacular sandy surf beaches of North Devon. The nearby M5 provides easy access to Exeter to the south, to Taunton, to the north west and to the national motorway network. Tiverton Parkway station, approximately 3.6 miles away, provides frequent mainline rail connections to Exeter, to London Paddington in two hours, and across the country. Exeter International Airport provides an ever-increasing number of domestic and international flights including daily flights to London City Airport.
From Exeter, follow the M5 in the direction of Tiverton. At junction 27, take the exit and at the roundabout take the first exit onto the A361. Immediately take the next exit left towards Sampford Peverell/Halberton, and at the roundabout take the first exit. Continue ahead, passing through the village of Sampford Peverell. At Battens Crossroads, take the right hand turning signposted for Uplowman/Huntsham. At the end of this road, turn left onto Higher Town. Follow this road for approximately two miles, passing through Uplowman. At the Stag Mill crossroads, turn left, signposted for East Mere/Chevithorne. Cross the bridge and continue. As the road bends to the right, take the left turning, and Rose Cottage is found immediately on the right hand side.Read all
- Approximately 2,689 sq. ft.
- Gardens and paddock measuring approx. 1.56 acres
- Outbuildings including stables
- Recently extended and refurbished
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