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Two harbourside cottages in Devon

This pair of refurbished ferryman’s cottages in Devon are a wonderful proposition for someone looking for a west country property by the sea. Both cottages are set in a spectacular setting facing south west overlooking Axmouth Harbour itself.

Designed in a New England style, the cottages have been renovated to the highest standards and are also eco-friendly – there are solar panels generating electricity and the property has its own spring-fed water supply. Heating comes from wood burning stoves and a gas boiler and there is underfloor heating throughout.

No 1, Rosie’s Cottage, has been beautifully finished and has an open plan kitchen, and a living room and dining room on the ground floor; upstairs are two double bedrooms, one with a balcony with harbour views, and a family bathroom.


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No 2, The Sea House, has an open plan kitchen plus living and dining rooms, and a sitting room with an open fireplace with its own wood-burning stove. Upstairs the master bedroom suite has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with exposed green oak beams and access to its own sun deck and there are two guest bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Axmouth is a pretty village on the East Devon coast set between Seaton and Lyme Regis. The village has a good selection of pubs and shops and is located close to the River Axe. Axminster (five miles) has more extensive amenities and rail services to London Waterloo.

The guide price for the pair is £975,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 423 111 or visit

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