The property is situated in a semi-rural location on Haldon Hill where there are a handful of properties nestled in a somewhat wooded setting in the lee of the hill, not far from the A38. The village of Kennford (which has a primary school and a village store/Post Office) is only 1 mile whilst wonderful Haldon Forest, with its miles of woodland walks and cycle paths, is also only a mile. The nearby village of Kenn also has a beautiful church and a thriving pub, The Ley Arms. The cathedral and university city of Exeter is only 6 miles, which provides an extensive range of facilities befitting a centre of this importance. Also within easy reach is Exeter Racecourse, Teignmouth Golf Club and, of course, Dartmoor National Park. Access to the A38 to the north, which then links to the M5 motorway, is less than ½ mile.Description
A substantial and versatile detached house of over 6,000 sq ft in a rural location only 6 miles from Exeter with a double garage, stabling and large agricultural building. The grounds amount to 14.12 acres and comprise of a well maintained garden, a delightful section of woodland and pasture with magnificent far reaching views.Accommodation
The house is of rendered elevations under a cedar shingle tiled roof (replaced 2004). The front door, surrounded by a stunning glazed and vaulted entranceway, leads into a magnificent hallway with a cloakroom, understairs store room and an impressive idigbo staircase to a stunning galleried landing. Oak doors lead into the living room/games room with French doors out to the rear garden and a door leading to a dual aspect double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. To the otherside of the entrance hall double oak doors lead into open plan modern kitchen/dining room with integrated appliances and a central island. There are French doors leading out to the garden and further doors leading into the sitting room with stone fireplace and inset wood burning stove, cupboard with under floor heating controls (4 zones) and French doors leading out to the sun terrace.
The main staircase with the magnificent galleried landing leads to bedrooms 2 and 3 on the north side, both are large double size rooms and each with their own ensuite bathrooms and stairs leading to first floor playrooms. From the south side of the main landing is a further double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, and a dual aspect master bedroom with dressing room and large ensuite bathroom. The landing has stairs rising to two extensive loft rooms one of which is used as an office.Annexe
A stable door from the entrance driveway leads into a hallway with a ground floor shower room, stairs rising to the first floor and doors leading into the main house and to the rear garden. The kitchen/utility room has wall and floor mounted units and a gas range cooker. The first floor provides a vaulted, triple aspect living room with exposed oak trusses, fireplace and a door leading into the main house.Garden and Land
The driveway leads to an extensive gravel parking area to the front of house with a double garage and attached wood store. The drive continues around the property to a secluded rear garden with a paved sun terrace. The land lies to the south-west of the property with the majority comprising of pasture, plus attractive areas of broadleaved woodland. In all the land amounts to 14.12 acres.Outbuildings
There is a large steel framed agricultural building 22.79m x 13.37m. In additional there is a workshop with 2 wood framed stables and separate field shelter. All have power and water supplies.Services
Private water. Private drainage system (installed 2008). Mains electricity. LPG under floor heating divided into 4 zones. Solar panelsCouncil tax
Travelling north on the A38 towards Exeter, as one drops down Telegraph Hill towards Exeter, turn left just after the escape lane where upon you then turn sharp left up Old Haldon Hill. Within a few hundred yards, turn right down a private road and Woodlands Farm will be found at the end of the lane.
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