A superbly equipped equestrian property with extensive stabling, level 16 acres and individual contemporary house enjoying stunning views. 2 receptions, study, office, sun room, conservatory, gym, kitchen/breakfast room, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en suite). Gardens. Large stable block. Paddocks. EPC Band D.
Probus Farm Stud is situated on Stoke Hill, an area of high ground within a mile of the outskirts of the cathedral and university city of Exeter, and within a mile of Stoke Woods, an area of attractive woodland, which lies above the Exe Valley. The suburb of Pinhoe lies about a mile to the east and has a range of day-to-day facilities while the centre of the city is within 3 miles.
Its elevated position provides commanding views to the Exe Estuary and the sea in one direction and across the rolling East Devon countryside in the other. Beautiful coastal scenery, quaint fishing villages and thriving seaside resorts are all within a reasonable drive.INTRODUCTION
Probus Farm Stud has been developed by the current owners from a greenfield site from the early 1990s and offers a stunning, contemporary house enjoying wonderful views along with an excellent range of equestrian facilities, ideal for ones own personal needs or for equestrian businesses (subject to any necessary consents).THE HOUSE
The house dates from the early 1990s and enjoys fine southerly views. It offers accommodation offering enormous flexibility depending on ones needs. Reception hall with staircase to first floor and built-in cupboards. Office with outlook to drive with an office on the other side of the hall with fitted bookshelves and cupboards beneath plus French doors into the conservatory which enjoys the wonderful views. This has a tiled floor and French doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is extensively fitted with a range of matching wall and floor cupboards in a white finish and includes glass-fronted display cabinets, wine and plate racks and superb views even to the coast. Built-in dual oven, hob with extractor over, plumbing for washing machine and cupboard with gas-fired central heating boiler. Side lobby with access into the gym, another room enjoying wonderful views to the south and also door to the drive. Further door accessing the 2nd staircase to the first floor.
Returning to the hallway, doorway leads into the dining room with French doors to the garden and wonderful views, this is open-plan to the sitting room which has a brick open fireplace and wooden flooring. Beyond this a sun lounge with views across the garden and French doors out.
On the first floor is a landing with large triangular window and airing cupboard. The master bedroom suite enjoys the fabulous views and French doors to a balcony with railings, tiled floor and lighting. Within the bedroom are an excellent range of full-length wardrobes, dressing table and bedside cabinets plus further drawers plus corner display shelving. The spacious en suite bath/shower room has a large corner bath with shower attachment, vanity unit with polished granite worktop and drawers beneath plus large shower cubicle with body jets. The guest bedroom suite (bed 2) also enjoys fabulous views and has an en suite bath/shower room with double-ended bath and separate shower cubicle. Bedroom 3 also enjoys the wonderful views and has en suite shower room. At the other end of the house are 2 further double bedrooms along with a family bathroom.THE GROUNDS
The house is approached via its own gravelled drive which leads to an extensive parking and turning area. There are gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with various trees and flower borders on the south side along with a large patio adjacent to the house with lighting, which takes full advantage of the stunning views. Further garden areas on the end of the house.THE STABLE YARD
The excellent stable yard is situated close to the house and comprises an extensive range of modern buildings. 8 loose boxes arranged in two separate blocks each box being approximately 12' x 12'. Beneath a hayloft and overlooking the yard are 2 large foaling boxes (26' x 15' & 19' x 15'). Tack room (14' x 14') with worktops with cupboards and drawers below, sink unit with hot and cold water. There is an outside wc plus workshop (22' x 14') including sink with hot and cold water. 2 open-fronted storage bays plus a lunging ring with a rubber and sand surface. Overall the property amounts to about 20 acres. (TBC)DIRECTIONS
From Exeter City Centre proceed along the B3181 towards Pinhoe and Broadclyst. At the mini-roundabout in Pinhoe turn left into Church Hill and continue up this road for about a mile whereupon Probus Farm Stud is on the left.SERVICES
Mains water, main electricity, private drainage. Gas-fired central heating.