Higher Manor Cottage, Sidmouth

Guide Price: £1,500,000

Agent: Bradleys, Sidmouth

Agent's Tel: 01395 578444

This handsome double-fronted Victorian residence sits within grounds of around half an acre, in a prime location in Sidmouth. The historic property, named Higher Manor Cottage, has an attractive symmetrical façade with part tile hung and brick elevations and beautifully retained period features such as original box bay windows, and decorative woodwork to the porch, bays and gables.

Sidmouth Herald: There is plenty of space for dining

The interior of the house has been completely redesigned and extended to create an impressive, homely environment blending traditional and contemporary features, all carried out with scrupulous attention to detail.

Inside, the property is superbly appointed throughout. The living room has a central double-sided log burner that leads into the snug. The dining area has a dual aspect, a feature fireplace and a wide opening to the kitchen. The stylish kitchen area has a modern sleek look and is fitted with streamlined units, quartz work surfaces and upstands incorporating a full range of integrated appliances. There is a superb social area with an island and double French doors that open out to the gardens.

Sidmouth Herald: The property's interior has been modernised and enhanced

On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms and a luxurious family bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath, a separate walk-in shower and a double sink unit.

The principal bedroom benefits from an ensuite shower room. A fitted wardrobe and vanity desk can be found in a separate room on this floor.

Outside, the private gardens have been beautifully landscaped and display a large gravel area and extensive lawns interspersed with a wealth of trees, including a particularly fine Beech. A wooded area to the south of the plot looks onto the Balfour Estate.