Set in approximately three acres of grounds and enjoying stunning views over the valley and to the sea, a five bedroom detached chalet style house.
Porch. Reception Hall. Sitting Room. Reception/Dining Room. Kitchen. Breakfast Room. Gr. Floor Bedroom. Bathroom. Five Further Bedrooms. Shower Room. Two Garages. Barn. Storage/Work Space. Garden/Land. EPC: tba
The present owners have been in residence for over 50 years and within this time the property has been extensively altered, with a two-storey extension and alterations to the roof space to provide further accommodation. A much loved family home enjoyed by three generations.
On entering the house an entrance porch opens into the reception hall which has the stairs rising to the upper floor. To one side a large sitting room enjoys a lovely dual aspect and has a feature brick open fireplace along with a door accessing the garden.
The kitchen is situated to the rear of the house and is large enough to accommodate a breakfast table. The kitchen provides an extensive range of storage along with worksurfaces and space for appliances. There is a walk-in larder and back door. Adjoining the kitchen is a breakfast/morning room which has a fitted oil fired AGA and airing cupboard and from here sliding glazed doors open into a large dining room which enjoys a triple aspect and has a fitted wood burner.
The ground floor also offers a bedroom with wardrobes and a family bathroom comprising a corner bath, WC, pedestal wash basin and shower cubicle.
To the first floor there are four/five bedrooms, all taking full advantage of the views, two of the bedrooms enjoying sea views and all bedrooms offer storage cupboards or wardrobe. There is also a separate shower room to this floor.
There is private drainage via a septic tank and an oil tank which feeds the AGA. Water is fed from a bore hole and is connected to a filtration unit.
GARAGING, BARN & STORAGE/WORK SPACE
There is a detached garage block comprising a double garage measuring 4.8m x 7.6m and this has an up and over door, light and power along with access to a further garage measuring 2.8m x 7.6m. Above the garaging is a large boarded room which measures approximately 3.8m x 7.6m and has access into eaves space. This is currently accessed via a timber ladder.
There is also a detached barn which has recently been rebuilt and measures 7.85m x 5m, having a vaulted ceiling, light and power, double glazed windows and an adjoining open fronted storage/workspace which measures approximately 11.25m x 3.2m.
The property is now in need of general modernisation throughout, however offers huge potential and occupies a fabulous location.
The grounds include a grassed paddock along with more formal gardens adjoining the house and to the rear of the site, the property adjoins Muttersmoor where there are some beautiful walks.
'Longmeadow' is situated on the edge of Sidmouth and enjoys a rural location, however the town centre and seafront are within a short drive approximately a mile and three quarters away. The house enjoys uninterrupted views over the adjoining farmland and beyond to the surrounding hills and to the south elevation there are views to the sea.
Sidmouth offers an excellent range of amenities and services which include the beautiful esplanade and seafront, all being busy throughout the year. The town also offers an indoor heated swimming pool along with the Radway Cinema and Manor Pavilion Theatre.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is G.
Vacant possession on completion.
Leave Sidmouth via Station Road, passing Alexandria Road and the old station on the right. Continue onto Bulverton Road for approximately a quarter of a mile turning left into Spit up lane then right to Higher Greenway Lane which leads to Longmeadow.
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