â¦ along a country lane, Â¼ mile from one of the pubs in Branscombe and
1Â½ miles from the sea, a pretty 16th cent. stone-built house set
within 2 acres of enclosed, immaculately kept gardens and woodland.
Sloping lawned garden with pergola (table/chairs) for alfresco dining
and old covered well. Birds and wildlife, such as deer, badgers and
rabbits, are often spotted. Utility area (washing machine, tumble
drier, freezer) in small barn. Outdoor loo. The owners occasionally
stay in a small cottage adjacent to the house.
Hall with flagstone floor. Dining room with huge inglenook fireplace
(woodburner), beams and sweet little mullioned windows with window
seats. Steep uneven stairs up to a double bedroom. Attractive living
room on two levels with mullioned windows, central pillar, beams, wood
floor (rugs), inglenook (woodburner), TV/DVD and light furnishings.
Long, narrow stylish fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave,
fridge-freezer, electric cooker), leading to light conservatory with
table/chairs for 4 and glazed doors to the garden.
Two original uneven steep winding staircases lead upstairs from the
dining room and the living room to four bedrooms:
- The master double with beams and 2 steps up to dressing room/nursery.
En suite shower and separate loo (washbasin, bidet).
- A double with beams and mullioned windows looking over the garden
- A twin with door to the garden. This room and the previous double
share a small bathroom (suite, shower over 4â hip bath).
- A double with beams, mullioned windows and steep stairs down to the
dining room. En suite shower-room (suite) and bathroom (suite).
A charming house with interesting original features in a picturesque,
unspoilt coastal spot.Get the full listing »