High Specification Detached House
Development Potential (subject to achieving the usual consents and the overage agreement)
Detached Barn and Milking Parlour
Four Bedrooms - Two En-Suite
Large Sitting Room and Conservatory
Detached Double Garage and Stable
Council Tax: FDirections
From Exeter take the northbound M5 to Cullompton junction 28. Turn right from the slip road and follow the A373. Follow for a few miles and turn left onto Broad Road and follow to Stoford Water.Situation
Stoford Water Farmhouse enjoys an idyllic location within the pretty hamlet of Stoford Water. Set within the Blackdown Hills, a protected area of outstanding natural beauty. Surrounded by open farmland and enjoying glorious, far reaching views.
The property enjoys a secluded position with an abundance of walks and bridlepaths and easy access to the wider amenities.
The village of Kentisbeare is approximately a mile away and has a popular primary school, public house and small village shop/post office. It also sits within the 'outstanding' Uffculme school catchment and within 10 miles of the reputable private Blundells School which will benefit from the catchment discount on school fees.
The market town of Honiton with its range of antique and independent shops is approximately 9 miles away and offers amenities including sports and health centres and mainline rail link to London Waterloo and to Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids railway stations. The cathedral city of Exeter lies approximately 18 miles to the southwest and has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, theatres, restaurants and international airport.
The coastal town of Sidmouth is approximately 19 miles to the south and offers long pebble beaches and a wide range of leisure facilities including sailing and walks along the 'Jurassic Coast' and South West peninsular Coastal Path.Description
A wonderful, detached property constructed approximately 18 years ago and enjoying an idyllic hamlet setting and the most glorious rural views.
A highly efficient house benefitting from low maintenance double glazing, underfloor heating to much of the ground floor, PhotoVoltaic Solar panels.
The property offers significant development and annexe potential, subject to achieving any necessary permissions and the overage provision.
The high specification accommodation offers an adaptable layout, perfect for family living and home-working opportunities. The ground floor includes a welcoming, bright reception hallway with stunning oak staircase sweeping to the first floor and impressive front gable with leaded light windows.
The large sitting room features a log burning fire and the adjoining conservatory overlooks the gardens and fields. There is a separate dining room and a fabulous, large open plan kitchen/family room with vaulted ceiling and space for a dining table or sofas, perfect for family living and entertaining. There is a utility and ground floor cloakroom.
The first floor features an impressive galleried landing with study recess and exceptional views. Four very well-proportioned bedrooms, including a large principal suite with fine views and feature bay window with seat, a dressing room and shower room, a guest room with en-suite and two further comfortable rooms, one featuring a balcony with beautiful, uninterrupted views. High quality family bathroom.
The gardens and grounds are delightful and extend to approximately 1.36 acres in total. From the lane, double timber gates open to the sweeping driveway providing parking and turning space for many vehicles. A brick built former piggery provides useful storage space and an adjoining cedar wood greenhouse. Adjacent is a detached two storey garage block with twin electric roller doors and an adjoining stable.
An external side door on the garage block opens to a hallway with shower room and a staircase rising to a large room running the whole width of the garage building. A fantastic playroom or studio and offering potential for self-contained annexe accommodation, subject to planning permission and building regulations.
Well tended gardens surround the house with lawns and perimeter flower and shrub beds. There is a sun patio to the rear an ornamental pond. Adjacent to the garage block there is a kitchen garden and orchard. From here there is access to the old farmyard, which has a separate access from the road and has a former milking parlour and dairy (approx. 44' x 15'), as well as a large modern barn (approx. 60' x 40'). The main barn is utilised as an indoor arena and includes 50 tonnes of refrained sand with the adjoining land used as a paddock. These buildings have conversion potential, but it should be noted they are subject to an overage provision.
Beyond these outbuildings there is a paddock, which also has its own access. A part of the adjacent field is available to purchase separately from the local authority, more details can be provided on request.
|SERVICES|| Mains electricity, telephone and broadband. Bottled gas (cooking) and a 1,000 litre oil storage tank serving the central heating. Private water supply (borehole) also providing water to the neighbour property charged at 50% of the actual costs of maintenance/filters, UV Bulb, etc., and with a small income. The property is connected to a private drainage system (septic tank), situated within its boundaries for exclusive use. PhotoVoltaic Solar panels generating electricity and heating water at the property and providing a surplus income.|
|AGENTS NOTE|| The property comprises of three Land Registry titles, and in part is subject to an Overage Agreement with Devon Country Council. Please ask the agent for copies of the documents.|