This sought-after village nestles in the East Devon countryside with its tree lined avenues. Amenities include a church, hairdresser, dentist, garage, shop, a village hall and primary school. More extensive facilities and highly regarded The King's School can be found in nearby Ottery St. Mary. Equally the well-regarded Colyton Grammar school is within easy commute. The well-known Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club is only a short distance away by car, as are lovely walks on Woodbury Common, the largest intact pebbled heathland in Southern England. The popular coastal resorts of Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and Sidmouth are a short distance away.
To the North is the A30 which allows access to Exeter in the West and Honiton in the East. Exeter provides excellent facilities, an international airport and rail links on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines. Whilst Honiton, also on the London Waterloo line, has a twice weekly market, a range of shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities.DESCRIPTION
The main house is believed to date back to the early 19th Century and has been thoughtfully modernised and extended to now offer comfortable and flexible accommodation. The self-contained detached annexe and separate first floor studio above the double garage offers the opportunity for income potential, multi-generational living and working from home. The whole property sits within approximately half an acre of beautifully maintained gardens.THE HOUSE
Front door leads into an entrance porch with natural stone laid floor and exposed timber ceiling beams. The reception hall has a turning staircase rising to the first floor with wrought iron balustrades. The sitting room is quaint and cosy with windows to front overlooking the south facing garden. Wide stone inglenook style fireplace with mutli-fuel burner on a quarry tiled hearth and timber lintel above. Feature bread oven to side with concealed lighting. Sliding glazed doors lead into the dining room with windows to front with a similar outlook to the sitting room. A feature stone inglenook style fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and timber lintel over. Tiled breakfast bar with wall light to side being open plan into the kitchen. Fitted with a comprehensive range of base and eye level storage units. Built in four ring halogen hob with extractor canopy over, oven and integrated fridge. Tiled floor and exposed timber ceiling beams. The dual aspect breakfast room with windows to rear and side with views over the gardens. Plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher. Additional appliance space with work top space over. Exposed timber ceiling beams and tiled floor. Door to outside and further glazed door to lobby with access into Bedroom 2. Two windows to front overlooking the gardens to the south. En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, W/C and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted ladder towel rail and window to side.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom 1 is a great size double with windows to front overlooking the gardens and woodland beyond. Range of fitted wardrobes with storage cupboards over. Bedroom 2 is also a good size with Southerly facing window to front overlooking the gardens and built in wardrobe with storage cupboard over. Bedroom 3 is a single bedroom or potential office with window to rear. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising panelled bath in tiled surround with mixer tap and hand spray attachment. Pedestal wash basin and mixer tap in tiled surround with mirror and strip light over. Enclosed shower cubicle with shower unit. Wall mounted chrome ladder towel rail. Airing cupboard with pressurised tank and slatted shelves. Velux style window.THE ANNEX
Situated on the northern boundary of the property this detached annexe has a covered entrance leading into an entrance hall with exposed timber ceiling beams. The sitting room is a good size with window to front overlooking the gardens and further exposed timbers. French doors open onto a side terrace with access to the gardens. An archway leads into the kitchen fitted with a range of oak base and eye level storage units. Inset sink unit and mixer tap with adjoining roll edge work top surface in tiled surround with cupboards and drawers under. Fitted four ring halogen hob with extractor hood over. Integrated refrigerator. LPG fired boiler. Dual aspect double bedroom with exposed timber ceiling beams and views over the gardens. The shower room is well-fitted with a modern white suite comprising a shower cubicle with mains mixer shower. Low level WC. Pedestal wash basin.THE STUDIO
The studio is accessed via the side of the garage and has stairs leading up to the first floor. The main room enjoys fine views over the gardens and woodland beyond. There is a current arrangement of a kitchen area with inset stainless-steel sink unit and mixer tap with storage cupboard under. Adjoining roll edge work top surface in tiled surround. Space for a cabinet refrigerator. The shower room is half tiled with suite comprising dual flush close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, glass shelf and mirror over. Tiled shower enclosure with shower unit. Wall mounted ladder towel rail.OUTSIDE
Leathermill is approached via a private gravelled drive the runs along the Western boundary of the property and opens up to a parking area for several vehicles and access to the double garage. Mostly laid to lawn the garden wraps around the property with a flagged pathway extends on all sides of the house and leads to a walled terrace on the eastern side of the property. The terrace is perfectly positioned to enjoy outdoor relaxation and al fresco dining. There is a good size detached workshop situated behind the double garage that has potential to be converted into an additional office or garden room.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG fired central heating system with three separate boilers for the main house, annex and studio. Super-fast broadband available from 30th June 2021.DIRECTIONS
Proceed from Ottery St Mary into Strawberry Lane, follow up into West Hill and Leathermill House is found on the right-hand side.