Cooks Lane, Axminster


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superb family home with versatile accommodation, annex potential, beautiful gardens and stunning countryside views. Council Tax Band F.


Leigh House is set in secluded and peaceful position on the outskirts of the rural village of Raymonds Hill, the property has fantastic access on the Devon/Dorset border.

The resort of Lyme Regis is nearby to the south and offers a good range of shops and business facilities, together with an attractive harbour and beaches. The property is in the catchment for the popular The Woodroffe School in Lyme and not far from the highly sought after Colyton Grammar School which could make this property an excellent and well positioned family home.

The market town of Axminster has a range of facilities including a main railway line connection to London (Waterloo). Whilst the towns of Honiton and Bridport are further along the A35.


Currently used as a spacious family home, the property offers great versatility and can be arranged in many different ways to suit a variety of needs. For example, Leigh house has been used in the past as a separate one bedroom annex and B&B. The downstairs accommodation comprises a porch leading into a reception room with stairs to the first floor. The triple aspect sitting room is bright and spacious and features a beautiful brick fireplace with log burner. Patio doors lead out to the side of the property. There is a downstairs shower room with w/c, wash basin and shower cubicle. The 26'6 kitchen/dining room is fitted with Lamona induction hob and cooker, sink, built in dishwasher and washing machine. Pantry and space for fridge freezer. The diner has patio doors leading out into the garden creating a pleasant dining area. The ground floor benefits from a second kitchen with stairs to the first floor, additional sitting / garden room with triple aspect and a utility room with space for utility appliances. This section of the property could either be used as an extension of the main home or a completely separate annex. The first floor has 4 double bedrooms all with en-suites and a further 5th bedroom / study. The 3rd bedroom and bathroom is accessed via stairs from the second kitchen lending itself to a self-contained annex.


The property has many outbuildings comprising of a hot tub room, caravan, summer house with far reaching countryside views, shipping container and a further 3 sheds. All of which have connected power.

The garden of approximately half an acre is arranged into 4 sections; a patioed space with pond to the north, an enclosed area mainly laid to lawn to the west with mature shrubs and flower beds. A further open and spacious lawn with stunning views across open farmland. And finally an enclosed paddock approximately a fifth of an acre that could be used for poultry or small livestock. There is also an allotment with greenhouse and potting shed.

There is a detached double garage currently used as a gym / games / store room but could easily be converted into a home office, subject to the necessary consents. There are an additional two parking areas with space for several cars.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.


Proceed out of Axminster in a easterly direction on the Lyme Road and the turning to Cooks Lane is on the left hand side just before the road reaches the junction on the A35. Proceed down Cooks Lane for about a quarter of a mile and Leigh House will be found standing on the left hand side.

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