The property is situated a mile north of the popular village of Newton Poppleford in East Devon. The village offers a range of amenities including village shop, post office, pubs, restaurant, hairdresser, primary school (Ofsted: Outstanding), preschool and church. There are various footpaths in the locality to take advantage of the attractive countryside, along with close proximity of Harpford Common and Aylesbeare Common for walking, cycling and riding, which connect to Woodbury Common. The coastal resort town of Sidmouth (5 miles) is famous for its annual folk festival and offers an appealing range of shops and a Waitrose.
The city of Exeter (12 miles) has a comprehensive range of facilities one would expect from a city of its standing, including excellent rail links to London Paddington taking approximately 2 hours. Exeter International Airport is about 6.5 miles away and Bristol Airport about 75 miles, both offering a comprehensive range of flights to domestic and international destinations. There is a range of educational options in the area including a choice of independent and state education in Sidmouth, Colyton Grammar School and a superb range of independent schools in Exeter.INTRODUCTION
Grange Farm is set in a beautiful location offering exquisite accommodation with fine rural views over the surrounding countryside. This Potton Tudor-style home has mellow reclaimed brick elevations to the ground floor, a timber frame and rendered first floor under a tiled roof. The property has exposed beams and timbers throughout and comprises 3,100sq.ft. creating a charmingly spacious family home. The beautifully manicured gardens surrounding the property provide an attractive and secluded environment. There are stables to the south with a paddock.ACCOMMODATION
The entrance hall has a cloakroom with wc, basin, oak cupboards and granite surfaces. The dining room has a triple aspect with wooden windows looking over the beautiful gardens. There is a stunning brick fireplace in the centre that continues into the sitting room. The sitting room, also dual aspect, has views over the gardens and French doors leading to a delightful patio area. In the brick fireplace is a wood burning stove. The open plan kitchen / breakfast room has a southerly aspect looking over the gardens and is equipped with a double oven, a built in oven with microwave, a large warming drawer, an induction hob, a full size separate fridge and separate full size freezer, dishwasher and is fitted with high quality German units and Karndean flooring. The snug has a warm and comfortable feel with a Real Flame gas fire. The large utility room has space for appliances with a cupboard that houses the boiler. There is a rear access into the garden with an outside boot cupboard.
On the first floor is a spacious galleried landing with wonderful views for miles. Storage in the voids and airing cupboard. The master bedroom is a lovely size with a dual aspect and fantastic outlook. There are fitted wardrobes along one side which offer great storage and an en suite bathroom with recently fitted walk in shower, vanity unit and wc. Bedroom 2 is a large double with dual aspect views to the south over the stables and land, plus fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 3 is a good sized double bedroom with a dual aspect and lovely views. Bedroom 4 is a double with a fitted wardrobe and views again, over the land and stables. The family bathroom is newly re-fitted with wc, basin and bath with shower over. There is also a separate cloakroom with wc and basin.GARAGE & ANNEXE
The large double garage is connected with electricity and has ample workshop space. There are electric roller doors. Above the garage is an annexe flat with bedsitting room, kitchenette equipped with Miele hob, Bosch oven, Miele fridge and sink. The bathroom has a wc, basin and bath with shower over.THE GROUNDS
The impressive entrance is gated with brick pillars leading onto a sweeping gravel drive. The exquisitely maintained gardens are well stocked with flower and shrub borders that provide a wealth of colour throughout the seasons. The manicured lawns sweep around the house and are enclosed with high thick hedges and brick wall to the south. There is a paved patio area with French doors to the sitting room and paved terrace. To the west is a further area of garden with separate gated lane access.
The gravel drive leads to the stables and level paddock. The land is classed as Grade 1 and the soil can be described as 'freely draining, slightly acid loamy soils'.
Overall the property amounts to about 2.13 acres.AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION
There is an additional paddock on the opposite side of the lane available by separate negotiation. Comprising approximately 0.38 acres with hedgerow boundaries and a double timber gated entrance direct off the lane and corrugated sheet steel shed.SERVICES
Mains water. Mains gas. 3 phase electric connection serving the house, garage and stables, which would easily enable a fast electric vehicle charger to be installed. Private drainage. Superfast broadband connection.DIRECTIONS
Proceed out of Exeter along the Sidmouth road (A3052) until you reach the village of Newton Poppleford. At the first roundabout take the first exit signposted Lyme Regis and Sidmouth and then immediately turn left onto Venn Ottery Road. Continue for half a mile and at the T-junction (Brooklands) turn left where after 100 metres the entrance to Grange Farm will be on the left.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment through Stags on 01392 255202.