The property occupies an idyllic country setting, on the edge of the village of Luppitt. The house faces south east and enjoys glorious far reaching views across the valley, with Hartridge Common to the east and the Otter Valley to the south.
The small village of Luppitt has a Church, village hall and a number of period houses, set within Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is by no means isolated, lying approximately 5.5 miles from the market town of Honiton, which has a mainline railway station to London Waterloo.
The city of Exeter to the west and the county town of Taunton to the North are both within easy reach and provide a wide range of facilities as well as a fast rail service to London.DESCRIPTION
Built by the current owner, a local renowned builder, as his own home in the early 90's, this unique property was designed and finished to a high standard using local natural materials and positioned to make the most of the stunning views.
The accommodation has an adaptable layout with a large entrance hall leading to the principle rooms of the house. The sitting room has French doors opening to the large decking area, the kitchen to the side has a range of fitted units, oil-fired Rayburn and a separate electric cooker, this room opens to a utility space and on to the sun/dining room with its bi-fold doors to the decking. There are two bedrooms on this floor, the master bedroom with fitted cupboards and large en suite shower room, plus a family shower room and boot room.
Elm wood stairs lead up to the first floor, where there are two spacious bedrooms each with access to lots of eaves storage, and a family shower room.
On the lower ground floor is an expansive basement with high ceilings, this fantastic space is split to form a plant room, WC, gym and large open plan space for entertaining. This gives access through to the integrated double garage.OUTSIDE
A paved drive sweeps past the house to two open sided car ports one beside the rear door, the other adjoining the garage. There is a timber purpose built kennels, also suitable for storage, whilst near the front door is a log shed and lean-to green house. A large deck around the ground floor of the house has the best of the views, with a lawn at lower levels enclosed by mature hedges. A path leads down through a small paddock past a field shelter to the land.LAND & WOODLAND
The well fenced land has been split into paddocks with the margins planted with a variety of deciduous trees. A part stone path gently winds through the maturing woodland creating a lovely walk and access to the sheltered south facing glades between. There are two wildlife ponds as well as an orchard attracting an array of flora and forna.SERVICES
Mains electric and water. Private drainage (treatment plant). Heating - oil fired central heating, plus mechanical ventilation heat recovery.