Upottery, Honiton

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A period 4 bedroom home (not listed) set down a long private drive in nearly 6 acres with two holiday cottages.. EPC Band F

SITUATION & DESCRIPTION

This stunning historic Devon Longhouse has been lovingly enlarged and improved over the years to form a comfortable 4 bedroom family home, with a wealth of character. Alongside is a new cob high quality 3 storey holiday cottage, which could be incorporated into the house, subject to consents, and a converted 2 bedroom holiday barn conversion (nearly finished).

Set down a long private drive the property is situated 3 miles from the the attractive rural village of Upottery, set within its own grounds and with wonderful views across the surrounding Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Otter Valley.

The village of Upottery (about 3 miles) benefits from a public house, The Sidmouth Arms, village hall, church, a well respected primary school, and is on a bus route to local private schools. With easy links to the A30, Honiton and Exeter are easily accessible. Taunton provides access to the M5 whilst the A303 provides links to London.

The Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, is within easy reach at Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth.

FARMHOUSE

Set off a central cross passage are two generous reception rooms both with inglenook fireplaces, the dining room with an oil-fired Aga. Off this room is the kitchen with steps down to a large utility room, whilst off the sitting room is a study.

On the first floor are 4 bedrooms, the master with en suite bathroom, as well as a family bathroom.

COTTAGE

Attached to the house this cob extension to the house over 3 floors was built in 2000. It has an open plan kitchen/living room with bespoke units, stairs lead up to a sitting room and bathroom at first floor and on to a large bedroom on the second floor.

BARN CONVERSION

Opposite the farmhouse this 2 bedroom barn conversion has consent for use as a holiday cottage. The open plan living room is lit from both sides by glazed windows and doors in the former granary openings. Largely finished there are elements to finish, particularly to the bedrooms.

OUTBUILDINGS

Set around a cobbled court yard an L shape of traditional stone barns forms the eastern part, with potential for a range of uses, subject to consents.

Beyond the courtyard is a range of timber pole barns, whilst to the north is a timber garage and workshop.

GROUNDS

Set down a long drive, the farmstead has some lovely views to the south down the Otter Valley. The south facing gardens are sheltered by the mature deciduous woodland. Beside a further parking area is a near level paddock/ orchard.

In all the property extends to approx. 5.92 acres (2.4 ha).

SERVICES

Mains electricity, private drainage and water supply, LPG Heating. Broadband is available.

DIRECTIONS

From Honiton head east on the A30/A303, past 'Route 303' and the garage and take the next turn, back on yourself left at the vets. Continue down this lane for 0.9 miles and turn right. In about 0.3 miles turn left, over a hump back bridge and the farm drive is on your left in about 0.5 miles.

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