Monkton, Honiton

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Period farmhouse, large traditional barns, stables and 0.83 acres (up to 4.39 acres total available). EPC Band E

SITUATION

Located in the village of Monkton on the A30, the property has a wonderful accessible position within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with views over the Otter Valley towards Dumpdon Hill.

Honiton is only 5 minutes away where you will find your day to day amenities and train station on the London Waterloo line. Exeter,and Taunton are about 30-40 minutes drive from the property. The nearby village of Upottery has a thriving community with popular Pub, well-regarded Primary School & Church.

DESCRIPTION

Although not listed this spacious farmhouse has lots of character, including three fireplaces, bread ovens and exposed beams. Central to the house is the dining room which has an open fireplace with bread oven and a parquet floor. The sitting room has a wood burner set in a brick fireplace, with double doors to the triple aspect study that in turn has French doors to a patio.

At the rear, overlooking the garden is the farmhouse kitchen with an electric 4 oven Aga set within an old inglenook fireplace. There is a large rear hall, cloakroom and utility room, which forms the only attached part to next door.

Upstairs there are four good sized double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room as well as two family bathrooms. The fourth bedroom is fitted with a kitchenette, along with the third bedroom is ideal for multi-generational living.

OUTSIDE

Approached, from the A30 running through the village by a private drive, the farmhouse is set in grounds of approximately 0.83 acres. An electric gate opens to a drive which sweeps into the courtyard and beside the house with a stone track. To the south of the house is a gently sloping lawn area with an outlook towards mature trees. To the west are small fenced enclosures.

BARNS & STABLES

Forming a courtyard with the house is a range of large two storey stone barns having previously been an old wagon house, stables and open fronted shippon providing lots of storage and space, approximately 2,400 sqft (220 sqm) plus lofts, with conversion opportunities, subject to all the necessary consents.

To the side of the garden is a steel frame timber clad barn with internal loose boxes forming 3 large stables, a tack room and stores.

OPTIONAL PADDOCK

There is an option to purchase a further 3.53 acres (1.43 ha) adjoining to the west of the house as shown on the plan for a guide price of £35,000.

SERVICES

Mains water, drainage and electric. Oil fired heating.

DIRECTIONS

Head East on the A30 from Honiton. As you enter Monkton the property is the first drive on the right.

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