Front Aspect
0.30 Ac(0.12 Ha)
Excess of £475,000(€538,495)

Brampford SpekeExeter, EX5 5DU

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in January 2020
  • Prime edge of village location
  • Wonderful project with lots of potential
  • South facing gardens
  • Outbuildings
  • Riverside walks on the doorstep
  • Fishing rights available by separate negotiation

A quintessential Grade II listed thatched cottage set in a prominent position on the edge the popular Exe Valley village of Brampford Speke.

About this property

  • Brook Cottage is located in an enviable position with a southerly aspect on the edge of the extremely popular village of Brampford Speke with beautiful riverside walks on the doorstep.

    In need of modernizing the accommodation enjoys plenty of period features throughout and comprises a kitchen/dining room, two reception rooms, four bedrooms, one of which is ensuite, and a family bathroom.

    The south facing gardens of about 0.3 of an acre are a particularly special feature of the property, with areas of lawn, mature borders and a terrace directly outside the property. Within the gardens there is a detached garage and stable building.

    Available by separate negotiation is a rare and unique opportunity to purchase a share in Pynes Fishing Ltd, which offers approximately 1 mile of double bank and 3 miles of single bank fishing on the River Exe. Access to the river is via the footpath at the bottom of the drive at Brook Cottage. For further details, please contact the agents.

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With bags of charm and character, Brook Cottage is a must see, in one of the Exe Valley's most favoured villages.

Tom BedfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Brampford Speke: Exeter about 6 miles. Thorverton about 3 miles. Crediton about 8 miles.
  • The village of Brampford Speke sits above the banks of the River Exe, enjoying views over the beautiful Exe Valley. The village has a thriving community, a highly regarded primary school and an excellent pub, The Lazy Toad. Whilst being surrounded by some of Devon's most beautiful and unspoilt countryside, the village is within easy reach of Exeter, communication links and other popular villages including Thorverton, Silverton and Newton St Cyres.
  • The neighbouring villages of Thorverton and Silverton also have primary schools and there are numerous state and private schools in the area, including Queen Elizabeth's School in Crediton, Exeter School and The Maynard School in Exeter and also Blundell's School in Tiverton. Exeter has a thriving University and is fast becoming the South West's most favoured city, offering a wide selection of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.
  • There are numerous foot and bridle paths from the village, offering wonderful walks along the River Exe and through the surrounding countryside. The A377 is within easy reach, providing access to Exeter city centre and the M5 motorway. Exeter St David's Station, about 4 miles from the village, provides regular services to London Paddington in just over two hours. Exeter International Airport provides a number of both domestic and international flights throughout the year.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Exeter, proceed north along Cowley Bridge Road, then turn left at the roundabout onto the A377 Crediton Road. After crossing the second bridge, take the first right, signposted to Upton Pyne and Brampford Speke. Continue up the hill and after approximately 1 mile, turn right, signposted Brampford Speke. Follow the lane into the village where the property will be found on the right hand side.
  • EPC Exempt