A detached Grade II listed 17th Century character 3/4 bedroom farmhouse in an idyllic yet convenient setting. 2 bedroom cottage plus 1 bedroom annexe. 0.7 acres of grounds. Beautiful rural views.
Moxhayes enjoys a delightfully picturesque location off a country lane between the active rural communities of Yarcombe and Stockland. Set within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the property has convenient access to the A30 and A303 linking the property to Exeter in the West and London to the East. The nearby village of Yarcombe is well served by The Belfry Hotel and Restaurant with well respected primary school in the neighbouring village of Stockland.
The market towns of Honiton and Axminster are within a short drive and both benefit from a variety of shops, schooling and recreational facilities along with mainline railway stations on the London Waterloo line. The south coast is within easy driving distance, with many resorts to choose from including Sidmouth, Lyme Regis and Seaton.DESCRIPTION
Moxhayes is a charming Grade II listed farmhouse with stone elevations and awash with period features synonymous with its 17th century heritage. A 1683 date stone affirms its historic origins whilst remnants of wall mouldings and a remarkably well preserved decorative psalm inscription hint at early monastic occupation. Architecture is a classic example of the rustic vernacular incorporating stopped and chamfered beams, inglenook fireplaces and solid Elm batten plank doors.
The accommodation is traditional in arrangement with a central slate floored hall running from front to rear with Sitting and Dinning Rooms on either side, each with impressive inglenook fireplaces and open hearths. To the rear of the house is a fitted Kitchen Breakfast Room with oil fired Aga and separate LPG central heating boiler serving radiators throughout. On the opposite side of the Hall beyond the staircase to the first floor is the downstairs Bathroom, whilst accessed from the Dining Room is a separate Study.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms, the principal of which incorporates an en suite shower room with all enjoying a southerly outlook to the front.MOXHAYES COTTAGE & ANNEXE
Moxhayes Cottage is a character barn conversion over looking the adjoining lawns and gently sloping orchard. Grade II listed being within the curtilage of Moxhayes behind, the accommodation is split into a two bedroom cottage and an adjoining inter connecting one bedroom annexe.
The entrance hall opens into the sitting room with French doors opening to the patio, a compact kitchen has a range of units and space for an electric cooker, fridge and washing machine. One bedroom and a shower room is on the ground floor, with a double bedroom on the first floor.
A door leads through to the annexe, which has an unique angled design with an open plan living room with kitchenette, stairs lead up to a mezzaine floor bedroom. There is a tiled shower room on the ground floor.OUTSIDE
From the country lane a timber gate opens onto a large cobbled yard with lawns to the side wrapping around the property and a pathway leading to the front entrance porch.
To the rear are two paved terraces which give way to further lawns, the whole enclosed by timber post and rail fencing enjoying majestic panoramic sweeping views over adjoining open fields and across the Yarty valley.
Adjoining the cottage and annexe is a patio, making the most of the views across the lawns and orchard that are bounded by mature traditional hedge banks.
In all the property extends to approximately 0.7 Acres.SERVICES
Mains electricity. Private water supply and drainage. LPG fired central heating.VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the agents Stags, Honiton 01404 45885.DIRECTIONS
From Honiton take the A30 in an easterly direction signed towards Yeovil and London, following signs to Yarcombe and Chard. Continue through Yarcombe passing the church on the left hand side. Climb the hill and take the next turning right into Pound Lane at the end of a row of houses. Follow Pound Lane into open countryside and at the grass triangle turn to the left dropping gently to cross the river at a small ford. Climb gently up the other side and the property will be found on the left hand side as Pound Lane continues around to the right.