East Anstey

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A large detached bungalow, requiring further renovation/modernisation, with outstanding views, on the fringes of Exmoor. Entrance hall, 5 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, bathroom & proposed bathroom, large gardens, barn/store, garage/workshop, parking. Council Tax band 'D'. Freehold.


Beech Cottage is one of a clutch of properties, tucked away at the edge of the small hamlet of Blackerton. The property enjoys uninterrupted and stunning views over open countryside to Exmoor. A short distance away lies the B3227 allowing prompt access to local amenities.

Your closest village is Knowstone (3.2 miles), with the award winning (one Michelin star),thatched inn, The Masons Arms at its centre. The small but picturesque market town of Dulverton (5 miles), offers your daily amenities and a cluster of artisan and independent shops. The larger market towns of South Molton (10 miles) and Tiverton (11 miles) , offer a far more comprehensive range of facilities/amenities. The A361 (3 miles) provides brisk passage to Tiverton Parkway train station (London Paddington 1h 57m) and the M5 motorway. The glorious North Devon coastline and rugged Exmoor National Park are both within easy reach.


Beech Cottage is a large, detached bungalow, offering versatile family accommodation. The property requires further renovation and modernisation but when finished, will provide a bespoke family home. Outside the bungalow is complimented by generous, enclosed gardens, extending to just over quarter of an acre in total, a garage/workshop, a further barn/store and parking for multiple vehicles. The property occupies a commanding position, allowing for uninterrupted and far reaching views.


The front door opens into the large ENTRANCE HALL with tiled floor, door to the proposed bathroom and door to HALLWAY leading to the FAMILY BATHROOM with white suite, comprising; panelled bath with shower over, pedestal basin and WC. There are TWO BEDROOMS, both with fitted cupboards/wardrobes and views over the back gardens. A further corridor leads to the PROPOSED FAMILY BATHROOM, currently unfurnished, services installed, Jack/Jill door to the entrance hall, a further TWO BEDROOMS and REAR HALL, currently a utility with space/plumbing for white goods and doorway leading out. The family DINING ROOM has ample space for a table with door to the MASTER BEDROOM and open doorway to the KITCHEN, fitted with a range of light base units contrasting worktop over and matching wall units, tiled walls, stainless steel sink/drainer, freestanding gas cooker, plumbing for dishwasher and space for American style fridge/freezer. It was the owners intension to combine the kitchen, dining room and a large area of corridor, creating a contemporary kitchen/living space. Four steps lead to a glazed door oping into the SPACIOUS SITTING ROOM, this impressive, triple aspect room, with wood burning fire, ornate state hearth, with decoctive surround and mantle over, sliding door opening to the back garden.


At the front of the property, a graved driveway provides parking for multiple vehicles, with double wooden gates opening to a grassed area that could provide additional parking, if required. The large gardens encompass three sides of the property and enjoy a predominantly westerly aspect, with stunning, far reaching views over the magnificent North Devon countryside and Exmoor in the distance. The main lawn is a the back of the property, boarded by a mature beech hedge and mature shrubs/bushes, there is a small patio, with access from the sitting room and a pedestrian gate to the side. The kitchen garden has a large vegetable patch, greenhouse and composting area and is annexed from the main lawn by a hedge boarder. There is a timber, multipurpose, large WORKSHOP (23' x 18') with double doors, power/light and a block built BARN/STORE (26 2 x7 4 ) divided in the middle.


Mains electricity, mains water. shared private drainage (treatment plant), oil fired central heating via radiators.

Agents Note

An annual service charge is applicable, details available upon request.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please, through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572 263.


From Moortown Cross on the A361, take the turning towards Knowstone. Continue over the cattle grid and stay on this road for a further 2.5 miles, passing through Roachill, and at Blackerton Cross turn left towards South Molton. After a short distance take the next right turn and follow this tree-lined road down and the entrance to Beech Cottage will be found on the left.

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29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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