New Buildings, Crediton

On Market — £395,000 — Freehold

Detached House for Sale in Crediton Town with 3 Bedrooms, 3 Reception Rooms and 1 Bathroom.

Ivy Cottage is a delightful Grade II Listed thatched cottage in a most peaceful and secluded rural location. The cottage is on the edge of the small hamlet of Newbuildings and is located via a very quiet lane which has no through road and only a couple of neighboring properties making it a lovely private spot.

Internally the cottage boasts some lovely country features, with exposed stonework, a beautiful open fireplace and visible ceiling timbers. The ground floor comprises a kitchen / diner with Aga, large living room, separate dining room. Two staircases makes the accommodation quite versatile and on the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms, a potential fourth bedroom and a family bathroom, with space / potential to create additional bathroom / shower rooms.

Outside the gardens offer plenty of space and a great deal of seclusion, the whole grounds measure just over 1 acre with the front garden overlooking nearby countryside. The gardens are nicely laid out and mainly laid to lawn but offer the potential for a variety of purposes and could quite easily be turned into productive vegetable plots / flower gardens or space for animals.


from Crediton head out of the town on the Sandford Road, just after the cricket club on your right turn left as signposted to Newbuildings. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles and you will reach the hamlet, follow the road into the centre and after the bus stop turn right. Follow this lane for a few hundred yards and Ivy Cottage will be the second last property on your right hand side.

The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises;


Front door to


Staircase to first floor and door to

LIVING ROOM — 13' 1'' x 12' 4'' (3.98m x 3.76m)

Lovely room with a large fireplace & open fire, windows over the garden and door to


Currently under renovation

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM — 13' 9'' x 13' 0'' (4.19m x 3.96m)

A light dual aspect room with modern fitted base units, inset sink, built in cooker with electric hob, space for under counter fridge or freezer, large AGA with exposed brickwork behind and door to first floor

UTILITY ROOM — 13' 10'' x 7' 8'' (4.21m x 2.34m)

Fitted unit with sink, through to

DINING ROOM — 13' 10'' x 7' 8'' (4.21m x 2.34m)

Partially open to

RECEPTION — 13' 8'' x 9' 6'' (4.16m x 2.89m)

With door opening onto the rear garden and the unusual feature of a galleried area above. This area has been used as a spare bedroom / office area but is currently only access via a ladder.


The first floor is approached by two staircases and has two landings leading to;

BEDROOM ONE — 17' 0'' x 13' 2'' (5.18m x 4.01m)

Large ā€˜Lā€™ shaped room with views out across the front garden and the fields beyond.

BEDROOM TWO — 13' 1'' x 9' 8'' (3.98m x 2.94m)

Good size double bedroom with views across the fields.

BEDROOM THREE — 13' 3'' x 7' 9'' (4.04m x 2.36m)

A double room with rural views.


Suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash basin and window overlooking the front garden.


At the front of the cottage there is a spacious front garden with well stocked borders and many mature trees overlooking the nearby field. The property is approached via a driveway which provides parking for at least two cars, there is potential to create even more parking by removing a bank. To the right of the parking area is a large shed / garage.

The rear garden is a secluded and large area laid completely to lawn with many mature trees placed in the grounds and a small separate orchard. The garden could be suitable for a variety of purposes, it is currently fairly basic but could be used for keeping small livestock or dividing up into sections or for more vegetable plots. The whole grounds measure approximately 1 acre with Ivy Cottage sitting near the front making the rear garden feel very spacious.


Open fireplace & Oil Fired Central Heating


Band E


Exempt as Grade II Listed


  • Ivy Cottage,
  • Crediton Town
  • New Buildings
  • Crediton
  • EX17 4PP

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