Kennerleigh, Crediton

On Market — £500,000 — Freehold

Detached House for Sale in Kennerleigh with 3 Bedrooms, 1 Reception Room and 2 Bathrooms.

Leigh Cottage is a substantial and beautifully presented three bedroom detached residence, which has been lovingly restored and extended by the current owners over the past six years. The property has been sympathetically renovated and retains a wealth of character features, with the perfect mix of old and new, and the wide use of natural materials.

The cottage retains a lot of the original features, including exposed timbers, old doors, bread oven and sloping ceilings, and this is combined with excellent insulation, under floor heating, as well as modern fitted kitchen and bathroom.

The older cottage leads seamlessly into the wonderful contemporary extension, with a spacious and light lounge, with vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers, tiled flooring, and patio doors opening onto the gardens and opening to;

The Breath-taking Master Bedroom, again with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, and floor to ceiling windows along the whole of the end wall, which looks directly out over the adjoining countryside, with sizeable adjoining wet room.

The owner has spent considerable time and effort, making the property easily accessible, low maintenance and efficient to run, with extensive insulation, oil fired central heating, with individual thermostatic controls, underfloor heating to many rooms, wooden double-glazed windows throughout. In addition, there are electric remote-control blinds, numerous TV and Tel points, and the cottage benefits from fast broadband speed estimated at 130 Mbps ideal for those looking to work from home.

The property is set back from the road with path, flower beds and high walling providing a great deal of privacy, with brick drive providing parking for two cars and leading to the garage. The gardens have been designed for ease of maintenance, and include sizeable brick patio, raised lawn, and useful workshop and store room, all enjoying an outlook over the adjoining farmland.

The property is located in the very popular hamlet of Kennerleigh, approximately 5 miles from Crediton, which has a useful village stores and church, and is surrounded by open rolling countryside.

The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises;


ENTRANCE HALL — 9' 2'' x 5' 1'' (2.79m x 1.55m)

With ample storage for boots and coats, grey fronted units housing space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and built-in mini fridge. Solid oak shelving and opening to;

LIVING ROOM — 18' 3'' x 14' 9'' (5.56m x 4.49m)

With wood effect tiled flooring, exposed beams and vaulted ceiling. Large patio doors with remote control electric blind leading into garden area, sky light providing a light open feel, again with remote controlled blinds. Underfloor heating. Separate entrances to;

MASTER BEDROOM — 22' 9'' x 12' 0'' (6.93m x 3.65m)

Dual aspect with full height windows to vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers giving a superb outlook across open countryside. Full height remote control blinds, solid oak window sill and wood effect flooring. Opening into;

EN-SUITE WET ROOM — 11' 2'' x 7' 1'' (3.40m x 2.16m)

Cleverly designed for wheelchair access with floating sink and toilet, walk in rainfall shower with pull down seat, tiled walls and heated towel rail. Slate effect tiled flooring.

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM — 16' 7'' x 11' 8'' (5.05m x 3.55m)

Situated in the original part of the property and fitted with a range of cream fronted units providing ample cupboard and draw space, solid wood worktop with inset Belfast sink and mixer tap. Built in AEG dishwasher, built in fridge, recessed fireplace oven providing space for electric oven with original beam and bread oven. Stone tiled flooring with underfloor heating, and ceiling height vertical radiator. Exposed ceiling beams, door giving access to garden. Stairs to first floor and door into;

BATHROOM — 11' 6'' x 4' 6'' (3.50m x 1.37m)

With roll top claw foot bath with mixer shower attachment. Pedestal wash basin with marble tile splash back, and low-level WC, oak flooring. Heated towel rail. Half height wood panelling, and recessed airing cupboard with hot water tank.


BEDROOM TWO — 17' 6'' x 12' 4'' (5.33m x 3.76m)

Exposed ceiling timbers, solid wood window sill, radiator, recessed wardrobe with shelving.

BEDROOM THREE — 15' 2'' x 6' 5'' (4.62m x 1.95m)

Exposed ceiling timbers, reduced head height, and radiator.


The property is set back from the road, with low stone walling, flower beds, brick path and brick drive providing parking for two cars and leading to;

WOODEN GARAGE — 18' 3'' x 9' 1'' (5.56m x 2.77m)

With power, and oil tank.

WORKSHOP — 15' 0'' x 12' 4'' (4.57m x 3.76m)

A pedestrian gate gives access to the enclosed gardens, which are made private by high walling, and comprise extensive brick patio, raised lawn, and low stone walling with fencing, allowing uninterrupted country views. WORKSHOP with power and light plus adjoining STORE 12’3 x 8’3 (3.75m x 2.53m).


Oil Fired Central Heating, Mains Electric and Water, Private Drainage.




Band D


Mid Devon District Council.


  • Leigh Cottage,
  • Kennerleigh
  • Crediton
  • EX17 4RS

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