A substantial detached 4 bedroom house enjoying far reaching rural views with gardens, outbuildings, garaging, stables and paddocks. Edge of village location. 6.1 acres in total. EPC Band E.
Higher Ley is situated on the edge of the thriving village of Wheddon Cross in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. Wheddon Cross has a strong community and includes a church, primary school, shop with post office, garage, inn, as well as a number of small businesses.
In the heart of Exmoor National Park, the property is ideally located to take advantage of the excellent opportunities to walk and ride on the open slopes of the moor. The coast to the north is also within easy reach.DESCRIPTION
The property is set in a wonderful elevated south-west facing position overlooking farmland. There is a full length paved patio and a large terraced garden from which to enjoy the outstanding views. Set back from the public highway, the front drive offers ample parking for several cars and leads around the house to outbuildings and stables with adjacent paddocks. A discreet pool house encloses an amazing spa exercise pool. Higher Ley would be an ideal family home or possible Bed & Breakfast business, subject to permission.ACCOMMODATION
The entrance porch leads into the reception hall. The sitting room is triple aspect enjoying wonderful views over the garden and across the fields and has a fireplace with electric coal effect fire. Doors lead to the sunny south facing paved patio. The kitchen/breakfast room is double aspect with a range of modern fitted base and wall units with integral oven, hob and dishwasher, oil fired Aga cooker, and space for a table. The dining room is double aspect with an open fire. There is a shower and cloakroom in the hallway. Beside the kitchen is a good sized utility room fitted with wall and base units, Belfast sink and door to the useful boot room with cloakroom and doors to the garden.
From the reception hall, stairs lead up to four good sized bedrooms and a large central family bathroom with shower cubicle and bath. The two largest bedrooms have en suite shower rooms.OUTSIDE
The walled driveway encloses a lawned area with shrubs providing privacy. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a large paved terrace and steps leading down to a lawn and vegetable garden. Beside the house is the spa pool building with a remarkable large spa exercise pool, shower and changing facilities. On the other side of the house is a vehicle track providing access to the workshop and two garages, all with power and water. The block of 3 stables sits beside the 5.5 acres of paddocks which are well fenced and have beech hedges, a water supply and additional gated access from the main road.SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Broadband available.VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the agents please.DIRECTIONS
From Dulverton take the A396 northwards and after approximately 10 miles, at the cross roads in the centre of Wheddon Cross, turn left onto the B3224 signposted Exford. Follow this road for 1/2 mile and Higher Ley will be found set back on the left hand side.COUNCIL TAX
Band F (2018/2019)