Located just over a mile north of Crediton, the village of Sandford is pretty, accessible and has a great community with an active primary school, village hall and two great pubs! There are a number of sports clubs and the village boasts a football pitch, tennis court and one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the area. There is an abundance of rural walks and a footpath can be used to access Crediton all year round.
Mill Lane is a small no through road on the edge of the village and has a selection of properties that many won’t know are there! This cottage has been well renovated over the years and has been very well looked after. The quality of material etc. is clear to see and it pulls together to create a cosy, stylish and comfortable home. The cottage is semi-detached and has cobbled off-road parking to the side. There is oil fired central heating (and electric underfloor in the kitchen and utility) and timber double glazing.
The layout provides good room sizes and the first reception room would suit a number of uses as either a dining room, snug, study or playroom with stairs to the first floor. The living room has a corner wood-burner and double doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a cute seating area and an island plus plenty of cupboards, quartz tops and a flagstone floor. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms, all of a good size, and the family bathroom. The master bedroom has a dressing area with built in wardrobes and a lovely ensuite.
Outside is a pretty rear garden with lawn and stone walling, plus a seating area, planted beds and a pond with water feature. There is a timber building, with power, and which would suit home working or hobbies (approx. 2m x 2.4m).
Please see the floorplan for room sizes.
Council Tax: D
Utilities: Mains water, electric, telephone & broadband
Drainage: Mains drainage
Heating: Oil fired central heating
Sandford is a civil parish and village 1½ miles north of Crediton, with a historic 12th Century Church. It has an old -world feel, with slender twisting streets, flanked by antique thatched cottages – displaying a menagerie of “Beatrix Potter” style perennial gardens. At the village heart sits a 16thCentury Post House, enshrined by creepers – this is now ‘The Lamb Inn’, an award winning pub/ restaurant; with a rustic aesthetic and cheerful spirit. Featured in ‘The Daily Mail’s – 20 Best British Country Pubs’ (2015). Across the way from here is the shop/ post office, run by the local community. Community is something that underpins every aspect of Sandford, including the local sporting events. Residents have a choice of things to do: such as joining the village cricket, tennis, football and rugby clubs. For the kids, Sandford has a highly sought after pre-school and a primary school (known for its classic Greek-style architecture). Older ones fall within the direct catchment for Q.E.C.C. in Crediton (with an Ofsted “outstanding” Sixth Form). Sandford is linked to Crediton via a footpath, then runs through the Millennium Green on the outskirts of the village – past a wildflower meadow, herb garden, over a crystal stream, yonder tilled fields to a little copse at the town’s-edge.
DIRECTIONS : From Crediton, head North out of the town up Jockey Hill and down the other side, bearing right to the village of Sandford. As you enter the village, turn right on the sharp left hand bend into Mill Lane and the cottage will be found on your left.
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