The property is set in a rural location between the villages of Upottery (north west) and Stockland (south east), with easy access to Stockland Hill and the main A30/A303. Both villages have a range of community clubs and facilities including village hall, primary school and popular village inn.
The market town of Honiton (6 miles) offers further amenities and a mainline railway service to London Waterloo. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and resorts of Lyme Regis, Beer or Sidmouth are a 25 minute drive away. The larger centres of Taunton and Exeter are also easily accessible.DESCRIPTION
Grade II listed for the property's historical/architectural merit, this wonderful rural home has been substantially extended and improved by the current owners over several decades to form a lovely family home at the end of the long no through road, and protected by the surrounding woodland.
In all the property extends to about 23.1 acres (9.35 ha).HOUSE
The accommodation is well presented and enhanced by the current owners making the most of the exposed beams and old fireplace, whilst incorporating a contemporary kitchen and stylish bathrooms. The extension completed about 20 years ago has been sympathetically incorporated with the use of lots of natural wood and laid out to allow some flexibility of use with two staircases.
On the ground floor is a large semi-open plan kitchen/dining room central to the house with a sitting room to one side with a large brick fireplace with French doors to the covered veranda garden. There is a substantial utility with adjoining shower room, entrance hall and study/family room.
On the first floor are four double bedrooms, two in the oldest part of the house with a family bathroom, linked through to the modern part with a part galleried landing and the two larger bedrooms either side of a stylish family bathroom with roll-top bath.
Planning permission had been granted for a further extension Ref 15/1345/FUL and 15/1235/LBC dated 27th Nov 2015.GROUNDS
Surrounding the house are gently sloping lawns, naturally laid out with a variety of paths and interest, including ponds, amenity areas seamlessly opening into the woodland creating a wonderful habitat with a wealth of wildlife regularly seen.OUTBUILDINGS
The are numerous outbuildings as shown on the floor plan included in these details, around the parking area and house.SUMMERHOUSE
Located in the garden beyond the house the Summer House is a fantastic building to enjoy the glorious views.WORKSHOP
This substantial space has been kitted out with an electrical supply and timber floor to create a comfortable workshop from where the current vendors have operated a joinery workshop, with the scope for other uses, subject to consents.WOODLAND
Purchased separately from the house, the current owners have been able to buy some of the woodland around, actively managing the woodland, opening the space, whilst providing lots of amenity and shelter.SERVICES
Mains electric. Private water and drainage.DIRECTIONS
Turn off the A30/A303 onto Stockland Hill, signposted Axminster and Stockland. After about 300 yards, turn left down the no-through road. Continue to the end around the bend into the woods bring you into the property.