Beautiful refurbished 5 Bedroom character farmhouse and converted barn used as offices in 4.39 acres. Quiet rural location near Sidmouth. 4/5 bedroom NOT LISTED (EPC Band D). 916 sq ft Offices & Stores (EPC Band D)
A short drive from the Regency town of Sidmouth, the property is positioned in a rural yet accessible position on the Jurassic coastline.
This property enjoys open views over the adjoining farmland and is located midway between Sidmouth and coastal village of Branscombe. Further beaches can be found at Seaton and the charming fishing village of Beer is just 5 miles to the East. The Jurassic coastline here has been designated a World Heritage Site, internationally recognised for its geological interest and dramatic topography.
There is a wide variety of eateries and hostelries in the surrounding villages whilst Sidmouth offers a comprehensive range of recreational and shopping facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, golf course, cinema, gym and indoor swimming pool. Exeter is just 16 miles to the West with access to the M5 motorway and international airport. Mainline rail links can be found here as well in the nearby town of Honiton.DESCRIPTON
Set off a quiet lane this substantial farmhouse has been improved and enhanced by the current owners to form a comfortable family home. A converted shippon has served as the offices and stores for their business, with the level lawns and land making this an adaptable rural retreat. THE HOUSE
Built of cob and rendered elevations under a thatch roof, the farmhouse has a wonderful charm and character whilst providing all the conveniences necessary for a modern home.
The accommodation is a traditional Devon Longhouse layout with the farmhouse kitchen and 4-oven Aga set at its heart and two main reception rooms either side, both rooms have brick fireplaces, wood burners and exposed timber floorboards. On the ground floor is a utility, front and rear entrance halls, cloakroom and ground floor bedroom/study.
On the first floor accessed via two staircases are four double bedrooms each with vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers as well as two bathrooms, one with separate shower.OUTSIDE
A short shared drive takes you through a five-bar gate to the extensive parking and turning area beside the open double garage.GARDEN
The large lawns wrap around three sides of the house with patio areas to enjoy the variety of attractive plants, specimen trees and shrubs that back on to open fields to the rear.OFFICE AND STORE
Converted about 8 years ago, the adaptable office building extends to about 916 sq. Ft. (85.2 sq. M.) split into four main rooms. The work was completed to a high standard with double glazed timber windows and an engineered Oak floor and under floor heating. A entrance hall gives access into two large office rooms, the larger of the two opens into a third room with double doors. This is also a cloakroom, kitchenette and store room.LAND
The near level paddock is sheltered on three sides by mature tree-lined banks, there is also a field shelter.
In all the property extends to approximately 4.39 Acres (1.78 ha).SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating and Aga.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment only. Call 01404 45885DIRECTIONS
From Sidmouth head East on the A3052 towards Lyme Regis, turn right past the Donkey Sanctuary and at the mini-roundabout turn left towards Weston. Continue on the road (known as Northern lane) going straight on at Weston Cross following the signs to Branscombe. Go past the turning on the right (signed Higher Coxes Farm B&B) and after a short distance the property will be found on your left up the stone lane by a foot path sign.