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4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
4 bedroom detached house for sale 29 850000Stags, Honitonrightmove

Unique family home built in the 90's with stunning views and over 8 acres of pasture and woodland

Situation - The property occupies an idyllic country setting, on the edge of the village of Luppitt. The house faces south east and enjoys glorious far reaching views across the valley, with Hartridge Common to the east and the Otter Valley to the south.

The small village of Luppitt has a Church, village hall and a number of period houses, set within Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is by no means isolated, lying approximately 5.5 miles from the market town of Honiton, which has a mainline railway station to London Waterloo.

The city of Exeter to the west and the county town of Taunton to the North are both within easy reach and provide a wide range of facilities as well as a fast rail service to London.

Description - Built by the current owner, a local renowned builder, as his own home in the early 90's, this unique property was designed and finished to a high standard using local natural materials and positioned to make the most of the stunning views.

The accommodation has an adaptable layout with a large entrance hall leading to the principle rooms of the house. The sitting room has French doors opening to the large decking area, the kitchen to the side has a range of fitted units, oil-fired Rayburn and a separate electric cooker, this room opens to a utility space and on to the sun/dining room with its bi-fold doors to the decking. There are two bedrooms on this floor, the master bedroom with fitted cupboards and large en suite shower room, plus a family shower room and boot room.

Elm wood stairs lead up to the first floor, where there are two spacious bedrooms each with access to lots of eaves storage, and a family shower room.

On the lower ground floor is an expansive basement with high ceilings, this fantastic space is split to form a plant room, WC, gym and large open plan space for entertaining. This gives access through to the integrated double garage.

Outside - A paved drive sweeps past the house to two open sided car ports one beside the rear door, the other adjoining the garage. There is a timber purpose built kennels, also suitable for storage, whilst near the front door is a log shed and lean-to green house. A large deck around the ground floor of the house has the best of the views, with a lawn at lower levels enclosed by mature hedges. A path leads down through a small paddock past a field shelter to the land.

Land & Woodland - The well fenced land has been split into paddocks with the margins planted with a variety of deciduous trees. A part stone path gently winds through the maturing woodland creating a lovely walk and access to the sheltered south facing glades between. There are two wildlife ponds as well as an orchard attracting an array of flora and forna.

Services - Mains electric and water. Private drainage (treatment plant). Heating - oil fired central heating, plus mechanical ventilation heat recovery.

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
4 bedroom detached house for sale 26 1895000Humberts, Honitonrightmove


Pondslake is situated on the fringe of the conservation village of Stockland, a much sought-after village located in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Stockland has a thriving community with a well respected primary school, village hall, community public house and ancient Church of St Michael and All Angels.
About 3 miles to the South of Stockland is the village of Dalwood and this also has a community run shop and popular public house. Approximately 6 miles to the South West is the busy market town of Honiton which has a variety of shops including many antique shops, sports centre/swimming pool and mainline rail link to London (Waterloo). The Cathedral City of Exeter lies some 22 miles to the west with an excellent shopping centre, sport and leisure facilities, mainline rail link to London (Paddington), M5 access and international airport. The picturesque World Heritage Coastline at Lyme Bay, known as the Jurassic Coast, is about 9 miles to the south and is a popular destination with its dramatic cliffs and stunning coastal walks.


Pondslake has origins dating back to the mid 19th century and it has a very attractive double fronted dressed stone front façade with a steeply pitched roof with stone coping to the gable ends. The property has evolved greatly over the years with the addition of several extensions. All of which have created the spacious and very adaptable home we find today.

The accommodation retains a wealth of character features and this blends particularly well with the stunning modern garden room which gains superb views over the gardens and grounds. The hub of the house is the large country kitchen/dining room and there are two reception rooms, one of which has an inglenook replace and both have woodburners. Whilst to the first floor there are four bedrooms, the principal of which has a large en-suite bath/shower room. There is also a converted attic which makes an ideal studio with splendid views and this room could be used for a number of different requirements. Pondslake offers fantastic family accommodation in one of East Devon’s best villages and believe there will be a high degree of interest in this one.

Detached stone and slated garage building and this is currently used as a large workshop.
To the north west of the property is a very well planted orchard, vegetable garden, productive soft fruit cages and greenhouse, and this rises to a large paddock which also has field access. The more formal area of garden lies to the west and is a large sweeping area of lawn which is interspersed with profusely stocked shrub beds, whilst to the south is a terrace, swimming pool and very productive kitchen garden. To the west of the grounds is an enchanting area of woodland with many of the trees having been planted 30 years ago by the present owners & runs down to a tiny stream.

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
4 bedroom detached house for sale 22 530000Red Homes Estate Agents - Devononthemarket

SITUATION      The property is located just outside the small rural village of Cotleigh in East Devon, nestling in the Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a few miles from Honiton and conveniently situated with easy access to both the A30 and A35.
As the gateway to Devon you will always find something of interest in Honiton and its surrounding area. This unique destination is within easy reach of both of the National Parks and one of England's most stunning coastlines.
Honiton is a pleasant residential and market town. It is the shopping centre for a large part of East Devon with a variety of shops, schools, several churches and opportunities for sport and recreation.


Wooden front door opening into

RECEPTION HALL      With tiled flooring, double glazed windows to the front, radiator and doors to.

UTILITY ROOM      With drainer unit, double glazed window, space for fridge-freezer, tiled flooring and a heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM      With Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan, double glazed window, heated towel rail, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM      24'(7.32m) x 12'(3.68m)      With butchers block work surface inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap over, matching cupboard, drawer and base units, oil fired Rayburn providing domestic hot water and heating, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge-freezer, double glazed windows, further glazed window, large walk in larder, stairs rising to the first floor, under stairs recess and doors to

OUTER HALL      With door to rear garden, door to storage cupboard and further door to

BEDROOM 1      13'10(4.22m) x 13'4(4.06m)      With double glazed windows and French doors to rear garden, range of built in wardrobes, radiator and a door to the

EN SUITE      With Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed shower, heated towel rail, double glazed window and an extractor fan.

From the Kicthen/Dining Room doorway to

SITTING ROOM      17'7(5.36m) x 10'7(3.23m)      With double glazed window and bi-fold doors to the rear garden, feature wood burner, storage cupboard and storage recess, door to

INNER HALL      With window and doors to

BATHROOM      With Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment, part tiled walls, double glazed window, parquet flooring and a radiator.

FAMILY ROOM      17'9(5.41m) x 10'3(3.12m)      With double glazed French doors to the rear garden, parquet flooring, feature wood burner, and door to

INNER HALL      With doors to

BEDROOM 3      15'(4.57m) x 9'1(2.77m)      With double glazed window to the rear, parquet flooring and a radiator.

BEDROOM 4      11'6(3.61m) x 9'4(2.84m)      With double glazed window to rear, recessed shelving and a radiator.

From the Kitchen/Dining Room stairs rise to the first floor

LANDING      With balcony overlooking Kitchen/Dining Room, door to loft space and door to.

BEDROOM 2      13'4(4.06m) x 12'10(3.91m)      With double glazed window giving fantastic countryside views, Juliette style window/balcony, two radiators and door to

EN SUITE      With Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed double shower cubicle, part tiled walls, Velux window and an extractor fan.

Outside - The property is approached through double gates to a gravel parking area for several cars. A path leads around the garden which is south facing looking out over the adjoining farmland.
There is an extensive paved deck and gravel patio area overlooking the gardens, which are laid to lawn interspersed with well stocked flower beds and borders running down to a point.
To the east of the parking is a further area made over to an extensive vegetable patch with poly tunnel, raised beds and clay tiled roof log store.

DOUBLE GARAGE & STUDIO      Approximately 27'9(8.46m) x 20'4(6.20m)      Recently built this impressive double garage has an insulated roof, the loft has been formed into an occasional studio with a WC and sink. This adaptable building has the potential for further ancillary /annexe accommodation, subject to the necessary consents and changes.
The garage has a workshop area, inspection pit, a wood burning stove and French doors to the side.

Services - Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
4 bedroom detached house for sale 25 975000John Wood & Co - Seatononthemarket
Key features:
  • Victorian 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 4 Bedroom Holiday Let
  • 2 Substantial Workshops
  • Grounds of approx. 3 acres
  • EPC Rating E
  • Viewing Recommended

Full description:
An appealing and substantial four bedroom Victorian farmhouse with; a five star, four en-suite bedroom holiday let, two substantial outbuildings/workshops, third outbuilding/potential garage and grounds approaching three acres. An application has been made for residential consent for the holiday cottage.

The farmhouse is a very substantial four bedroom detached property, principally built with stone elevations with brick detailing under a slate roof and built we believe, in the late Victorian or early Edwardian period. The house has a number of fine character features, including; high ceilings and a lovely flagstone floor to the entrance hall and main living room which also has a fine inglenook fireplace. There are a number of other period features including; deep skirting boards and stripped panel doors and also has the advantage of double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

Arched entrance porch with uPVC half double glazed front door into the entrance porch with feature stone walls and two seats and a flagstone floor. Period timber panelled front door with fan light over into:-

Entrance Hall
T-shaped 20' 4" x 6' (6.20m x 1.83m) widening to 12'(3.66m).
Coved ceiling. Easy rising stairs to first flor. Two radiators. Most appealing flagstone door. Period panel door and twin timber doors into:-

Living Dining Room
29' 0" long.

Dining Area
15' 11" x 12' 11" (4.85m x 3.94m).
uPVC double glazed window to front. Flagstone floor. Radiator. Wall light point. Archway through to:-

Living Area
15' 11" x 13' 3" (4.85m x 4.04m) including inglenook.
uPVC double glazed window to rear. Fine inglenook style stone fireplace with timber Bessemer and shelf, fitted with a slate hearth and Villager cast iron log burning stove. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Wall light point.

Returning to entrance hall, further period panel door to:-

15' 11" x 13' (4.85m x 3.96m).
uPVC double glazed window to front. Leaded light decorative glazed inner window to hallway. Fine original fireplace with stained carved surround fitted with cast iron log burning stove. Coved ceiling. At the rear of the study is a decorative part glazed door to:-

Rear Hallway
Slate floor to rear door. uPVC half double glazed door with fan light over. Consumer control unit. Flagstone floor. Steps to rear garden.

Returning to hallway, decorative part leaded light door into:-

Kitchen Breakfast Room
Max. overall 20' 11" x 8' 5" (6.38m x 2.57m) widens to 12' 3" (3.73m).
Dual aspect. Two uPVC double glazed windows to rear and uPVC double glazed window to side. The kitchen area has been principally fitted to three sides with a range of wall and base units with colour washed door and drawer fronts. U-shaped run of wood work surface with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Range of cupboards and drawers beneath with space and plumbing with Hotpoint dishwasher. Built-under Bosch fan assisted oven and grill with warming plate over. Inset space with Stanley oil fired range cooker which also provides water for central heating and hot water. Feature timber Bessemer beam over. Splash back tiling. Wall mounted shelves. Wall mounted cupboard with shelved storage and plate rack. Space for American style fridge freezer. Door to under stairs storage cupboard. Downlighters to ceiling.

Returning to entrance hall, easy rising stairs to:-

First Floor
Max. overall 26' 9" x 5' 11" (8.15m x 1.80m).
Large galleried landing with 9' ceilings. Coved ceiling. Hatch to roof space, which could provide further accommodation subject of course, to any consents. Period stripped panelled door to shelved storage cupboard. At rear of landing, period panelled door to utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Period panel doors off to:-

Bedroom One
16' 8" x 10' 1" (5.08m x 3.07m) plus en-suite.
uPVC double glazed window to rear provides glorious rural views. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Archway through to:-

En-Suite Bathroom
uPVC double glazed window to rear provides glorious rural views. White suite comprising; panel bath with chrome mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment, close-coupled WC with coordinating seat and vanity sink in wooden surround with period style cupboards beneath. Half tiling to walls with dado feature. Door to built-in airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder and back up immersion heater. Coved ceiling. Oak laminate floor.

Bedroom Two
18' 7" x 11' 11" (5.66m x 3.63m).
Dual aspect. uPVC double glazed window to side and uPVC double glazed window to front, all giving the most appealing rural views. Fireplace opening, presently blocked. Coved ceiling. Two radiators.

Bedroom Three
13' 1" x 12' 10" (3.99m x 3.91m).
uPVC double glazed window to front. Feature fireplace with cast iron surround and hearth, presently blocked. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom Four
13' 4" x 13' 1" (4.06m x 3.99m).
uPVC double glazed window to front. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Family Bathroom
uPVC double glazed window provides lovely rural views. The bathroom has been fitted to a high standard and comprises; freestanding roll edged bath on claw feet with chrome mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment, large walk-in shower cubicle with glazed sliding shower doors fitted with an electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and closed coupled WC with coordinating seat. Full stone effect tiling to shower cubicle with matching half tiling to wash hand basin and WC. Coved ceiling. Chrome ladder style towel rail. Wood effect vinyl sheet floor.

Rising Sun Farm is approached over a wide concrete entrance drive between the farmhouse and the holiday cottage which gives onto a wide concrete and block paved parking area for a large number of vehicles. At the front of the farmhouse, there is pedestrian access via steps between a stone timber wall with decorative coping, giving access to the front door.

At the rear of the farmhouse, a timber gate in a picket fence gives onto a concrete patio, which fronts an area of grass and a further paved area, with a side gate which sweeps round to the side of the house with an oil storage tank. The concrete patio fronts the first of three main outbuildings:

Outbuilding One/Potential Garage
23' 10" x 18' 4" (7.26m x 5.59m).
Of timber construction with a profiled steel roof, that would form a further workshop or would make an ideal double garage. There is a timber door and window to the side and double timber doors and a window to the front. Wall mounted shelves. Light and power. At the rear is another door to an outside WC.

Outbuilding Two
38' x 28' 8" (11.58m x 8.74m), 1093 sq ft.
Of stone construction under a profiled insulated steel roof. Timber double doors to front and matching timber windows to either side. Approximately half the space has been floored at first floor level to provide a storage area. Light and power. Double doors to the side into:-

Lean To Workshop
38' 7" x 16' 6" (11.76m x 5.03m), 638 sq ft.
Of timber and profile steel construction under a profiled steel roof. Double doors and window to front. Light and power.

Outbuilding Three
The largest of the three main outbuildings is of blockwork construction under an interlocking tiled roof with uPVC double glazed windows and amounts to 2,000 sq ft over the ground and first floors. The outbuilding is used at present for the assembly of the kitchens, but could make another substantial holiday let or of course, would be ideal for residential use.

At the side and rear of the entrance courtyard is the access to the holiday let, outbuilding one and substantial double storey outbuilding two. The rear opens up to the delightful gardens and grounds. At the rear of the paved parking and turning area is an area of established plant

7 Bedroom Bungalow For Sale
7 bedroom bungalow for sale 18 400000Stags, Honitonrightmove

Versatile smallholding with 4 bedroom bungalow, large annexe and separate chalet in 1.15 acres. Double garage and store. Large near level grounds. Approx. 1.15 acres (0.46 ha). EPC Band: E

Situation - Located in the heart of the Blackdown Hills between Honiton and Taunton this accessible small holding has good access south to the A30 and north to the M5, as well as local amenities within easy reach.

Description - Extensively modernised in the late 70’s and extended in the mid 80’s this substantial property has adaptable accommodation with plenty of scope for further improvement, subject to consent.

In the main bungalow there is a spacious double aspect lounge with brick fireplace, 4 good-sized bedrooms, a large kitchen/dining room, utility and family bathroom.

Extended off the rear of the bungalow there are two further bedrooms, bathroom, and an open plan kitchen/living room with vaulted ceiling opening on to a large decked area used as an annexe/self-contained accommodation. Attached to this are two further bedrooms in a more modern two storey block built extension, for which we understand no consents exist.

Grounds - The drive sweeps in front of the bungalow to a parking area for several cars with brick pavers.

1 Bedroom Chalet
Currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) until early 2021 for £400pcm this timber chalet has one bedroom, kitchen, living room and small bathroom.

Double Garage
The large block built double garage has steps leading up to a spacious loft area with potential.

To the left of the bungalow is a timber workshop with double doors to the front and a single door to the rear.

Swimming Pool
Set within a timber outbuilding is an above ground swimming pool.

Gardens - The gardens are laid to lawn with a wide variety of attractive shrubs and plants. A path leads down through the top garden to an orchard area and further to a bottom paddock and hardstanding area.

In all the property extends to approximately 1.15 acres

Services - Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Central heating via a wood pellet boiler (feeds bungalow, annexe accommodation and chalet)

Directions - From the A30 at Honiton follow the signs to Dunkeswell, continue up Windgate Hill, at Limers Cross don’t follow the signs to Dunkeswell continue on the road, round the bend towards Smeatharpe. After just over 1 mile the property is on your left.

3 Bedroom Cottage For Sale
3 bedroom cottage for sale 18 250000Drew Pearce, Exeterrightmove

The house, which has previously been two separate cottages, offers accommodation over two floors and would readily provide family living space with two reception rooms and three bedrooms (one en-suite).

Outside there is large area of garden which includes two large sheds. In addition there is a good-sized garage and a large carport and car hardstand.

Heathstock is a small and very rural hamlet situated in the very heart of the beautiful East Devon countryside. There are a host of quiet country lanes and lovely walks from the doorstep. The market towns of Honiton and Axminster are each about 7 miles away, while the world-famous East Devon Jurassic coastline is only 11 miles away at Lyme Regis.


Small porch with a pitched slate roof and door to..

Sitting Room
A dual aspect room with a fireplace, stairs to the first floor and steps down to..

Window to the front.

Door to the Lane. Fireplace. Night storage heater. Window.

Inner Hall
Hatch to the roof space.

Rayburn. Double drainer stainless steel sink unit. Window to the front.

Downstairs Bathroom
Panelled bath, wash basin and WC. Shower cubicle. Radiator.
Airing cupboard housing a hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

Rear Porch
Wrapped around the rear corner of the property and including the oil fired central heating boiler. Radiator. Half glazed door to the garden.

Stairs to Landing

Dressing Area
Giving access to the main bedroom. Built-in cupboards. Double glazed window overlooking the neighbours' garden to the rear.

Bedroom 1
Window. Tall ceiling with exposed timbers. Sealed fireplace. Radiator. Door to..

En-suite Bathroom
White suite with a panelled bath and tiled surround. Vanity unit with tiled splashback. Close-coupled WC. Radiator. Double glazed window.

Bedroom 2
Window to the rear. Radiator.

Bedroom 3
Secondary glazed window to the front. Hatch to roof space.


The cottage adjoins a "green lane" on the other side of which there is a large garage 5.4m x 2.95m (17'7" x 9'6") with an up and over door with power and lighting of block construction under a pitched tiled roof. Behind this there is a car hardstanding area in front of large carport 7.16m x 5m (23'5" x 16'4") with lighting. Behind the cottage there is a large area of garden which includes two large sheds

3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
3 bedroom detached house for sale 14 1464950Symonds & Sampson, Axminsterrightmove

Tenure: Freehold

Drive along the leafy lanes leading to the village of Dalwood and take a turn into the rural hamlet of Heathstock, knitted in amongst the patchwork of surrounding fields, lies your new home.

A detached stone built three bedroom residence that has been completely renovated and extended by the current owners. Original features have been restored and relocated, bringing the traditional and the novel together to create a comfortable living experience that sits in complete harmony with its stunning surroundings. The extension made use of an existing barn and completed with timber clad elevations set under a slate roof which subtly blends into its rural setting. In all around 0.4 acres.

Stepping into the entrance hall which then leads through to a sitting room with blue lias stone floor and an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. The kitchen is light and airy, has room for a large farmhouse table, fitted with a Range-style electric oven, glass splashback and stainless steel hood over. Belfast-style sink set in a wooden unit with drawers under, overlooking the rear garden and countryside views beyond.

To the first floor the landing leads to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom is a double room with en-suite facilities which has underfloor heating, a walk-in shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Dual aspect windows overlook the rear garden. Bedroom two is located to the front, and has built in cupboards. The family bathroom is finished with Venetian waterproof plaster to the shower and bath areas, a freestanding modern bath, WC and wash hand basin with an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

The galleried landing with bespoke, handmade wrought iron railings continues to the third bedroom which also has splendid views to the rear.

See Floorplan for remainder of the accommodation and measurements.

Situated along a rural country lane of individual properties in the hamlet of Heathstock, with the villages of Dalwood and Stockland located nearby.
The bustling market town of Axminster, known for the River Cottage Canteen and Deli is only 6 miles away. It offers all of the facilities one would expect including supermarkets and recreational facilities, a sports centre and swimming pool. Almost equidistant is the larger town of Honiton where there are also good transport connections including a mainline railway station. The Cathedral city of Exeter is easily accessible with its excellent shopping facilities, theatres, international airport and access to the M5.

3 Bedroom Bungalow For Sale
3 bedroom bungalow for sale 9 1475000Symonds & Sampson, Axminsterrightmove

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious detached 3 bedroom bungalow, set in a tranquil yet convenient rural location with attractive views over its own land. Surrounded by 3.82 acres (1.55 ha) of pasture with frontage to the Corry Brook. For sale by private treaty.

Kimberley is situated in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Corry Valley, surrounded by glorious rolling countryside. The popular village of Stockland, is less than half a mile away and has an active community with local amenities including a well-regarded Inn, primary school, historic church, as well as the village hall with tennis courts and cricket pitch. The market town of Axminster some 6 miles distant, provides a wider range of facilities including the River Cottage Canteen, together with a mainline railway station on the London Waterloo line (2 hours and 40 minutes). Despite its peaceful rural setting the property is well placed with excellent transport connections. The nearby A303 provides a convenient link to London, as well as the county town of Exeter with its international airport and the M5 motorway. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and the resort of Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb Harbour, sandy beaches and an excellent selection of restaurants, hotels and shops are within easy reach.

The Property
This detached bungalow was built in the 1970s of rendered block, with a small area of stone feature wall under a tiled roof. There has been a recent program of refurbishment with the installation of a new bathroom, double glazing, cavity wall insulation and improved loft insulation. The property does offer further opportunities for modernisation or extension, as the attached garage and stores could be remodelled to provide extra accommodation (STPP). Kimberley is well-proportioned with light airy rooms, many of which are dual aspect and feature fine views over the grounds to the countryside beyond. There is a spacious open plan L-shaped kitchen/dining room that opens into the sitting room featuring a large picture window. The bedrooms are generous in size and open off the internal hallway.

The property is accessed via a private drive which provides ample parking, whilst the informal gardens are largely laid to lawn, requiring minimal upkeep. The garden blends into the surrounding meadow which leads down to the pretty Corry Brook, a small tributary of the River Yarty. The brook is bordered by an area of coppice, carpeted with snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells in season, providing a refuge for wildlife. The 3.82 acres of gently sloping pastureland is currently divided into three enclosures and offers potential as a smallholding, equine property or a rural retreat.

8 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
8 bedroom detached house for sale 21 12600000Knight Frank, Country Departmentrightmove

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the stunning East Devon countryside with far reaching views over the Blackdown Hills AONB, Yarde Farm is also highly accessible thanks to nearby transport links. The house has been refurbished to an exceptional standard with secondary accommodation and magical gardens.

the house is not listed and has recently undergone a comprehensive renovation project that has transformed this former Devon longhouse into a practical and immaculately presented family home. The house stands proudly in the centre of its grounds, approached via a long drive through newly installed automated gates leading to a large parking and turning area, with uninterrupted and far reaching views over the surrounding rolling hills of East Devon.

The principal entrance is accessed via a paved walkway leading through a graveled courtyard to the front door. the reception room with American oak floors opens out into a magnificent dining hall with ample space for entertaining. The current owners have opened up the dining hall with the drawing room, creating a seamless flow between the two rooms. From here the gym can be accessed, which opens out onto the patio on the eastern side of the house and has a delightful outlook over the gardens and surrounding countryside.

The kitchen / breakfast room is of magnificent proportions and the highest quality finish. It is the heart of the home and takes full advantage of the dramatic views over the valley to the south. There is a large central island with granite worktops, a dining area at one end and seating area at the other. the room is characterised by its stunning exposed oak beams, exposed stonework and wonderful large windows. The slate floor benefits from under floor heating and there are an array of the latest appliances including a range cooker by Wolf and a Sub Zero fridge freezer and wine cooler.

The attention to detail and immaculate presentation continue to the first floor where there are four generous bedroom, three with en suite shower rooms and a separate family bathroom. the master bedroom is of particular note with a stunning en suite shower room and some of the most spectacular views in the house. The principal guest bedroom connects to a dressing room which could be converted to a fifth bedroom if needs be.

The cottage is attached to the main house and flanks the courtyard garden. It has been comprehensively refurbished to the same standards as the main house. There is a kitchen, sitting room and cloakroom on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

Behind the main house and with fine views over the gardens and valley, the garden studio has been converted to provide a sitting room / study on the ground floor and a bedroom with en suite shower room on the first floor.

A triple garage sits next to the large parking area and is connected to water and electricity supplies. From here, a path leads to a York Stone terrace that wraps around the front of the house framed with iron railings giving space for outdoor seating and a platform from where to enjoy the magical views. The gardens slope gently away from the house to the south and area mixture of mature shrubs, specimen trees and stunning borders of rhododendrons, camellias, magnolia and spring bulbs, creating an abundance of colour in the spring and summer months. A number of cut paths leads through to the large lake and lake house, protected by an area of woodland.

A striking thatched pergoda coves an outdoor seating area, ideal for summer entertaining and providing shelter with heat and lighting, whilst framing the far reaching views. Beyond this is a large circular lawn.

The location provides the ideal combination of rural tranquility and easy accessibility by car and public transport. The A30 can be accessed about 4 miles away at Honiton and combines with the A303 to the east, giving access to London. To the west, the A30 gives access to Exeter and beyond is Dartmoor National Park and both the north

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
4 bedroom detached house for sale 13 1435000Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Honitonrightmove

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented four bedroom Detached Grade II listed historic longhouse (and former farmhouse), situated in the centre of Upottery, one of East Devon’s most popular and attractive villages.

Stillinghayes forms part of a group of distinctive listed buildings at the centre of the village, the majority being constructed in a picturesque style by Lord Sidmouth in the late 19th century.
The generous, well-presented accommodation comprises, on the ground floor, an entrance hallway with stairs off to the first floor, access off to a large open plan kitchen, a good sized dining room with built in storage, door to a downstairs bathroom and door to the sitting room with open fireplace. .
On the first floor, a landing leads off to four good sized double bedrooms.
The property further benefits from oil fired central heating and double-glazing throughout.

Upottery is a highly regarded village and is wonderfully set within the picturesque Otter Valley, in the famous Blackdown Hills, officially designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village boasts a highly regarded (Ofsted rated, Good) ) primary school, public house/ restaurant, parish church, sports field, and other village amenities. All within easy access of the A303. The nearby town of Honiton, noted for its antique shops is also well served by a range of shops, restaurants, public houses, a sports centre, hospital, medical centre, schools as well as a main line rail station with a direct link to London Waterloo. Honiton enjoys excellent transport links, with the A30 dual carriageway providing easy access to the cathedral city of Exeter and the M5 motorway, as well as the A303 Exeter/London trunk route. An international airport is available at Exeter.

Stillinghayes notably benefits from extensive landscaped grounds with views of the village and surrounding countryside. To the front is a small raised lawn area with pathway. To the rear, an extensive lawned area, gravel patio with timber shed, an array of mature trees and shrubs and magnificent far reaching views of the Blackdown Hills.
From the garden there is access to a garage/ workshop which includes light and power. Ample private parking.

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