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Watchford Farm, Nr Churchinford, Honiton, Devon, EX14
Offers in excess of £475,000 | 4 bedrooms | 0.25 acres

Property features

• Character 4 double bed farmhouse
• Spacious accommodation of 2,254 sqft
• 3 Reception rooms
• Double garage and 1/4 acre gardens
• Quiet rural location
• Countryside views

Spacious extensively renovated farmhouse over looking adjoining farmland. 4 Double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms. Kitchen/breakfast room. Double garage. 1/4 acre grounds. EPC Band F
 
SITUATION
One of five individual properties on the south of a traditional former farmstead. This small community is quiet but by no means remote, set between the villages of Yarcombe, Churchinford and Upottery, whilst only 1.1 miles from the A303 and accessible to Taunton. Located in the heart of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, each of the surrounding villages have an active community with parish churches, village halls, pubs and well regarded primary schools.
 
The area has good educational facilities, with private and state schools in Taunton, Exeter and Honiton, as well as the prestigious Colyton Grammar School on the South coast.
 
The stunning Jurassic coast at Sidmouth, a natural World Heritage Site lies a short distance to the South, and features the popular towns of Lyme Regis, Seaton and Beer.

DESCRIPTION
Understood to have been built in the 19th century, with a date mark showing 1842, the farmhouse is constructed of local stone under a slate roof. The house has been extensively modernised and improved enhancing the many character features including exposed stone and brick work, fireplaces and flag stone floors blended with stylish modern conveniences.

 
 

ACCOMMODATION
The light and airy proportions and a traditional layout make for a wonderful family home with high ceilings and spacious rooms.
 
A large hall has flag stone floors with doors off to both sides and a WC. The flag stone floor continues into the sitting room, this cosy room is centred on the large brick fireplace with wood burner.
 
The farmhouse style kitchen, to the rear has an oil-fired Rayburn within a feature fireplace that has the date stone and a former bread oven. There are a range of kitchen units under Beech worktops with a walk in pantry.
 
To the rear is a boot room with external door and access to the dual aspect family room, which has French doors opening to the side. To the front is a dining room with a southerly aspect and a feature fireplace.
 
On the first floor are four good sized double bedrooms. The impressive master bedroom has a dual aspect over the adjoining countryside, a large dressing room and Jack and Jill access into the family bathroom. This stylish room has a freestanding slipper bath, high level WC and a separate corner shower cubicle. There is also a separate shower room with double shower and a large airing cupboard. A second staircase that leads down to the kitchen provides an opportunity to use the upstairs accommodation flexibly as a B&B.

OUTSIDE
Set overlooking the gardens to the south, the private gated entrance has a block paved driveway leading to the front of the house and sweeping around to the side with parking in front of the double garage. The well-built garage benefits from light and power and a separate utility room.
 
There is a large lawn area enclosed by a stone walls and hedge with various shrubs and a vegetable garden

SERVICES
Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. High speed fibre to premises broadband connected. Current download speed around 53Mb.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment only. Call 01404 45885

DIRECTIONS
From Honiton take the A30 eastwards, after nearly 7 miles turn left signposted to Corfe and Taunton along the B3170. After about 300 yards take the left turn, staying on this lane down the hill and over the bridge. The house can be seen straight ahead. Please note: If using the SAT NAV, continue for just under half a mile from the centre of the postcode.
 

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