Southerton, Ottery St Mary

Guide Price: £750,000

Agent: Stags

Agent's Tel: 01392 255202

This charming, thatched chocolate-box cottage is situated in a highly sought-after location in the small hamlet of Southerton, on the fringes of Aylesbeare Common, and between Ottery St Mary and Newton Poppleford.

The unspoilt Grade II listed country cottage, named Thatches, sits on a plot of 0.31 acres of landscaped gardens and benefits from uninterrupted views over the adjoining countryside.

Exmouth Journal: The living room is well proportioned and has lovely period features

Inside, the historic dwelling offers a fine example of being sympathetically modernised and is presented to a very high standard throughout.

The characterful sitting room has exposed beams, a shelved alcove and a large, canopied fireplace with a lovely oak mantel and brick hearth. The dining room is equally pleasant with an attractive brick fireplace with a wood burning stove. The bright and airy garden room has an oak floor and French doors that open to the terrace. The classic kitchen/breakfast room has a modern range of cream-coloured units with wooden worksurfaces and several integrated appliances including an oil-fired Heritage range cooker. There is also a snug/study and further reception space that could be used as a third bedroom on the ground floor.

Exmouth Journal: The property is presented to a high standard throughout

On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes, while the second bedroom has a fitted cupboard and an attractive feature fireplace.

Outside, an attractive thatched canopied entrance gate leads to the front garden, while there is a tarmac drive at the rear with parking space for several cars and access to a detached garage.

The garden has been beautifully landscaped and is predominantly laid to lawn with a large patio adjoining the south facing aspect. Outbuildings include a summerhouse, a workshop, and a greenhouse.