The property is peacefully situated in Tytherleigh, a village in the civil parish of Chardstock in Devon, close to the borders of Somerset and Dorset and equidistant between Axminster and Chard. The property is within a short walk of the popular Tytherleigh Arms and just over half a mile from the pretty village of Chardstock with a popular primary school, general store, community hall and public house. Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top state secondary schools, is also within easy reach only 9.5 miles from the property.
Axminster provides for most day to day needs, with schools, shops, sports and recreational facilities, along with a station on the London to Waterloo line. The A303 is about 9 miles and Taunton, 17 miles north, provides easy access to the M5 and a rail station on the London to Paddington line.ACCOMMODATION
Dating back to the 1930s, Little Orchard enjoys a wonderful countryside setting in a desired part of the West-Country. Over recent years, the property has been transformed to provide spacious contemporary accommodation including a fantastic open plan kitchen/dining room with bi-folding doors opening to the garden, perfect for family life and entertaining. Much of the charm has been retained, along with new materials and modern attributes, including glazing, wood burner, engineered wood and stone flooring and some underfloor heating.
Front door leads into a very welcoming reception room with ample storage space, double fronted log burner and wood effect flooring. The home office is a wonderful size and has space for a large desk and seating area with northerly views over the countryside. The double aspect sitting room is a relaxing and comfortable setting with log burner, wood effect flooring and patio doors leading out on decking. The contemporary kitchen/dining room has cream base and wall units with a beautiful dark granite worktop and ceramic tiled flooring. There are a range of high-quality integrated appliances including a Neff double electric oven, Neff induction hob with cooker hood above, floor to ceiling fridge and dishwasher. The focal island unit creates a lovely entertaining area whilst the dining space is beautifully positioned to take in views of the garden. Bi-folding doors from the dining space lead out onto a south-westerly decking area creating the perfect outdoor/indoor environment. The utility has fitted wall and base units, stainless-steel sink unit and drainer. Integrated floor to ceiling freezer and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. To the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms, a further single bedroom, family bathroom and en-suite. The principle bedroom benefits from the en-suite and is fitted with built in wardrobes. The en-suite is fitted with a white suite comprising modern freestanding bath with mixer tap, separate fully tiled walk-in shower with glass screen, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin set into a wall mounted unit with drawers below. Illuminated, heated/anti-fog mirror with shaver point. Extractor, under-floor heating and ladder radiator. The family bathroom is also fitted with a white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, w.c. with recessed cistern and wash hand basin set into base unit with cupboards below. Illuminated mirror with shaver point. Extractor, ladder radiator and laminate flooring.OUTSIDE
The property is approached via 5-bar horn double gates leading onto a shingle and scalping driveway with parking for several cars. One of the many key attributes for Little Orchard is the stunning south-westerly garden approaching half an acre. Mainly laid to lawn the garden has established flower beds, shurbs and fruit trees. The perfectly positioned decking unites outdoor relaxation and al fresco dining. Several vegetable patches and chicken run/shed allows owners of the property to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. There are also a range of outbuildings including a summerhouse, fronted by a small pond, two sheds (one with light and power), a greenhouse and log store.PLANNING POTENTIAL
Construction of a detached double garage was granted full planning permission by East Devon District Council on 29th March 2018, reference 18/0609/FUL. Now soon to be lapsed there is potential to add a double garage subject to the necessary consents.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating and hot water. Septic tank (emptied annually).DIRECTIONS
From the A358 travel north through Axminster for approximately 3.5 miles, past the Tytherleigh Arms on your left and after a further couple hundred yards bare left onto Storridge Lane. Little Orchard can be found on your left shortly after.