The property is located in Hayne Lane in a rural location north of Wilmington with lovely views across this small valley. The village is set along the A35 surrounded by the rolling hills of the East Devon and Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a pub, village hall, St Cuthbert's Church and is located on a bus route with a popular local primary school in the nearby village of Offwell. The market town of Honiton is a short distance and provides an extensive range of amenities, including schooling, station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line and access to the A30/A303.
Exeter is accessed along the A30 dual carriageway with an international airport providing a number of domestic and international flights and access to junction 30 of the M5. The Jurassic Coast at Seaton is an easy drive away.DESCRIPTION
This unique rural home has been improved over the past 25 years by the current owners forming adaptable accommodation. Currently arranged as a main house with an annexe, there is the scope to return the house to one dwelling. The accommodation has a wonderful charm with character features, fireplaces, individual windows and exposed timbers.
The accommodation in the main part of the house is accessed from the lower ground floor, where a flagstone style floor, triple aspect space and the lovely kitchen are the main highlights. Stairs rise to the upper ground floor, into a large triple aspect living room enjoying stunning views across the valley, with doors out on to the south garden and a feature fireplace. There is a study/4th bedroom and family bathroom. On the first floor are two bedrooms, the largest with beautiful views and an en suite shower room.
A separate door on the upper ground floor level takes you into the annexe, which has a fitted kitchen with Belfast sink and granite worktops (no oven or hob fitted, but space for both plus dishwasher), wet room, sitting area and a small ground floor bedroom. A staircase rises to a mezzanine double bedroom.GROUNDS
The main drive sweeps down through the grounds to a large parking area. There is a decking and covered veranda both of which enjoy views across the valley.
The wonderful grounds are one of the standout features of the property with sweeping lawns connecting via various paths past established shrubs and trees running down to the Umborne Brook along the property's eastern boundary. There is an array of plants, a wildlife pond, polytunnel and raised beds.
There is a parking and garden area to the south and west partly separated for the annexe.TIMBER WORKSHOP
This good sized glazed fronted timber building has electric connected and a small loft. To one side is a secure store and the other an open log store.MILL RUINS
The remains of a former mill are evident north of the house within the grounds with large parts of the stone walls and features showing.AGENTS NOTES
Please note that when the improvements to the house were made that the vendors did not seek building regulation approval, most of which were done about 20 years ago.SERVICES
Mains electric. Private water. Private drainage (likely to require replacement).DIRECTIONS
From Honiton head east on the A35 towards Axminster. After passing the Home Farm Hotel turn left into Hayne Lane. After about 300 yards go past the big double gates and the drive is a little further on the right.