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Stanley Cottage, Whitford, Axminster

3 beds | Guide price £245,000 Having knowledge of the purchase price allows you to calculate the overall expense incurred in acquiring the property. Read our glossary page

  • Character Cottage
  • Village Location
  • Period Features
  • Requiring Updating
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen and Utility
  • Bathroom and Shower Room
  • Courtyard/Parking Space
  • No Onward Chain


Stanley Cottage is a charming Grade II listed cottage, situated in the heart of the idyllic village of Whitford, a short distance from the market town of Axminster.

The cottage has been under the same ownership for a number of years and retains inherent charm and character features throughout typical of its age.

It offers well proportioned accommodation although would now benefit from a model of refurbishment to better suit modern living requirements.

The cottage benefits from one parking space/courtyard which is located a short walk from the cottage itself. The property is also offered to the market with no onward chain.

Timber door from roadside opening to:

19' x 15'5" (5.79m x 4.70m)
With triple aspect windows, window seat, 2 electric panel radiators, wall lights and ceiling light, open fireplace within a stone surround, exposed beam, small steps up to staircase to first floor. Door from Lounge to:

12'4" x 10'7" (3.76m x 3.23m)
With single glazed windows to side, exposed beams, striplight. Matching wall and base units with rolled edge laminate worktops, inset stainless steel single bowl sink and drainer. Space for oven and undercounter fridge and dishwasher. Part glazed panel door to:

Rear Lobby
With stable door to outside. Door to:

9'2" x 5'3" (2.79m x 1.60m)
With vinyl flooring and window to side. Space for washing machine and fridge. Wall and base units and door to:

With dual aspect windows and strip light. 3 piece coloured suite incorporating panelled bath, pedestal hand basin and WC. Fully tiled. 'Dimplex' wall heater.


With smoke alarm and ceiling light. Doors off to:

Shower Room
With WC, shower cubicle and hand basin. Extractor fan. 'Dimplex' wall heater.

Bedroom 2
11'9" x 8'7" (3.58m x 2.59m)
With single glazed window, loft access, set of small steps from landing to corridor, with built in cupboards (one housing immersion tank) and overhead storage, night storage heater. Doors off to:

Bedroom 3
10'3" x 8'7" (3.12m x 2.62m)
With single glazed window and secondary glazing, built in cupboard.

Bedroom 1
15'10" x 10' (4.83m x 3.05m)
With dual aspect window, wall lights.

Stanley Cottage is situated on the corner of the main road through Whitford and Hampton Lane, occupying a central position within the village. The property is approached from the lane and main road with access to both the lounge and rear lobby via a main entrance door and stable door respectively. The courtyard and parking area for the cottage is found a short walking distance away via Hampton Lane, on the right hand side before reaching the small bridge that leads to Hampton Court. There is a timber shed/store occupying part of the courtyard space at present.

Local Authority: East Devon District Council
Council Tax Band: C
Tenure: Freehold

This property is a Grade II Listed Building. Some internal walls were changed in 1988. The property benefits from a right of way over a neighbouring property for access to maintain walls and roof that overlook the neighbouring garden and parking area.

Please note that Stanley Cottage is a Probate Property and buyers are kindly advised to research the history of this property and enquire with the marketing agent prior to arranging a viewing.

We understand the following to be correct by applicants should verify this with their own enquiries.
Electricity: Mains
Water: Mains
Drainage: Mains
Heating: Electric heating (2019). There is no gas connection to the property.
Broadband and Mobile Signal/Coverage: At present there is no telephone or broadband conenction to the property.

Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's Agents, Martin Diplock Estate Agents of 36 Broad Street, Lyme Regis.

From Lyme Regis, proceed out of the town following the signposts for Uplyme and subsequently Raymonds Hill. Upon reaching the junction, turn left onto the A35 and continue for two miles. Upon reaching the village of Kilmington, turn left just after the garage and follow the Whitford Road for approximately two to three miles. Upon reaching the junction in the centre of Whitford, turn right, where the property will be found after a short distance on your right hand side on the corner of Hampton Lane.

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