A charming thatched former farmhouse in the much sought after woodland village of West Hill, well set back from the road with private gated entrance, private gardens & grounds.
As a former small historic settlement, the woodland village of West Hill plays host to only a handful of historic cottages and farmhouses most of which formed part of the land and Estate belonging to Sir John Kennaway (1837-1919). Brick House Farm, one of the few period properties in this predominantly modern village is a former farmhouse constructed of brick and stone, with exposed timber beams and large open inglenook fireplaces. However, is not listed. This superb property which offers excellent proportions is approached via a shared driveway and its own private gated entrance.
The period style, presented beautifully by the current owner is immediately evident upon entrance to the house. Comprising Reception hall, Sitting room with exposed brick fireplace and French doors to the front, Formal dining room with large open inglenook fireplace and exposed period timber mantle over, window to front and doors to the Study, Ground floor bedroom and bathroom which could work as an annexe if desired. The farmhouse country kitchen which boasts a much sought after walk in pantry enjoys views over the gardens and leads to a rear porch/utility room and back reception hall with stairs rising to the upper floor.
Brick House Farm has four bedrooms in total, with one ensuite on the ground floor and 3 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. Gardens and Grounds A five bar gate gives private access to a large gravelled driveway with space for parking several vehicles and shrub planted boarders. The rear of the property enjoys a large garden laid predominantly to lawn with a detached conservatory on the lower patio and a dining patio on the upper lawns. Enclosed by fence and planted hedging, the gardens back onto a private and secluded woodland copse offering a high degree of privacy. On sunny days, both front and rear gardens enjoy sunshine throughout the day.
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A truly charming and cosy cottage in one my favourite East Devon villagesChris CliffordProperty agent