Hare Cottage is a charming Grade II listed property thought to date back to 1800, originally an Inn on what was the Crediton to Barnstaple road, situated within the quiet village of Newbuildings.
The property is in lovely order and abundant in character and charm throughout. The accommodation is extremely well proportioned and spacious, extending to some 3,000sqft.
From the welcoming reception hall, latched doors lead to a series of rooms, including a lovely sitting room with fireplace & gas fire, an elegant dining hall, perfect for formal entertaining, with the afore mentioned rooms enjoying parquet flooring throughout. In keeping with the principal reception rooms, there is a very large farmhouse style kitchen diner, once again a lovely room with high, exposed beams, and a 4 door Aga set within a large former fireplace with bread oven. Further ground floor accommodation includes the utility room and a separate cloakroom. On the first floor a large landing, which could make for a suitable study area, provides access to four double bedrooms, served by a modern shower room. The master enjoys a modern en-suite bathroom with shower & curved screen over the P-shaped bath. There is oil-fired central heating throughout.
An attractive cobbled courtyard to the front provides parking for three to four cars, while remote electronic double doors provide access to a garage 6.38m x 3.33m (20'10" x 10'1").
The whole garden is south-facing, with the plot reaching between a fifth & a quarter of an acre in total. Immediately behind the property there is an enclosed courtyard which is excellent for outdoor entertaining. From here, a pathway leads to the main garden which is secluded and very well kept. It is arranged principally as lawn, with an array of mature flower beds and a vegetable plot to the far end. Within the courtyard there is a spring fed well while in the garden there is a useful workshop and implement shed.
Please see the floorplan for room sizes.
Current Council Tax: F
Utilities: Mains electric, water, telephone & broadband, modern oil tank
Broadband within this postcode: Superfast Enabled
Drainage: Mains drainage
Heating: Oil-fired central heating
Listed: Grade II Listed
NEWBUILDINGS is a family-friendly, peaceful hamlet with characteristic thatched cottages and farmhouses in Sandford Parish, encompassed by rolling farmland and gentle sloping valleys. It lies 3 miles north west of the market town of Crediton, 2 miles east of the village of Copplestone and 10 miles north of the regional capital, Exeter. The A377 and Tarka Line that link Exeter and North Devon are within a few minutes' drive. Residents enjoy the plentiful walks across the luscious hills and experience awe-inspiring views, spreading to the horizon; if that isn't enough, the outstanding natural beauty of Dartmoor and Exmoor are a short drive away. For convenience, there is a local supermarket at Crediton and essentials can be picked up from the Copplestone village shop – a couple of minutes’ drive away.
DIRECTIONS: Use EX17 4PW the property is found in the heart of the village, marked by a Helmores board.
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