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Kenn | Exeter

Guide Price £800,000

Detached | 4

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Accommodation Summary

Character Countryside Farmhouse
Secluded Location in a Sought-After Village
Four Bedrooms
Three Bathrooms plus Downstairs WC
Garage / Workshop
Driveway Parking For 3 Cars
1/3 Acre South Facing Gardens

Directions

From Exeter take the Topsham Road, at Countess Wear roundabout, take the third exit and go over the swing bridge. At the next roundabout, take the second exit. At The Devon Hotel roundabout, go straight across and follow the dual carriage way onto the A38. Take the first exit into Kennford. After a short distance the more scenic route to the property. Turn left at Pye corner and continue on this lane until you reach the village church. At the junction with the ley arms turn right towards the village. A short distance after the bridge turn left where the property will be found on your right.

Situation

The property sits in a secluded location in the heart of the highly sought-after village of Kenn, tucked below the Haldon Forest hills. The beautiful Cathedral city of Exeter is a short drive away with an extensive range of shops, bars, restaurants and the historical Quayside. The A38 and M5 motorway are immediately accessed from Kenn, with Exeter Airport under 10 miles away. Located conveniently for trips to Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Devon countryside and coastline. The village of Kenn and nearby Kennford are well-served by local amenities including a pre-school, primary school, community centre, village shop, post office, café, pubs, a hotel and a church.

Description

Youngs Farmhouse is an attractive period property retaining a wealth of original features and enjoying a lovely village setting. The property itself sits in a peaceful position in the heart of the village of Kenn with views over the surrounding countryside. The Grade II listed farmhouse is believed to date back to the 16th century and has been well maintained and extended by the present owners, providing spacious, adaptable accommodation over two floors with potential for a separate annexe. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall; a generous sitting room and separate family room; a fabulous dining room with views over the south-facing rear garden; a bespoke kitchen/ breakfast room with walk in larder; boot room and homework office. On the first floor there is a spacious master bedroom suite, with en-suite bathroom and dressing room. Also on the first floor are three further bedrooms and two bathrooms. Outside there is a gravelled driveway to the side of the house with ample parking for three cars and a detached garage/workshop. The gardens reach approximately a third of an acre and enjoy a good degree of privacy, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked boarders and patio area.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING:

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ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming entrance with wide staircase to the first floor. Night storage heater. Limestone flooring.

FAMILY ROOM15'9" x 13'9" (4.8m x 4.2m). A large room with windows and shutters to the front aspect. Attractive stone fireplace recess with brick hearth. Bread oven and lintel. Exposed beams. Limestone flooring. Storage cupboards. Night storage radiator. Double doors leading to the garden room.

SITTING ROOM22' x 15'9" (6.7m x 4.8m). A generous characterful room with twin windows with working shutters and window seats to the front aspect. Cast iron log burner with exposed stone and lintel. Exposed beams. Limestone flooring. Television point. Window to the rear.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM12'2" x 13'5" (3.7m x 4.1m). A bespoke fitted kitchen with granite worktops and central island with breakfast bar. Electric AGA with extractor hood and light over. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Window to side. Bi-fold doors.

GARAGE / WORKSHOP22' x 11'6" (6.7m x 3.5m). Detached with double doors, power and lighting.

GARDEN ROOM23'11" x 11'10" (7.3m x 3.6m). A stunning addition to the property, enjoying fabulous south-facing views over the garden. Three sets of triple glazed French doors to the rear. Full height windows plus roof light. Exposed timbers. Limestone flooring.

WALK-IN PANTRY Wall mounted shelving. Space for fridge. Neff oven. Window for natural light.

BOOT ROOM9'3" x 12'9" (2.82m x 3.89m). A handy room with limestone flooring. Double glazed window and stable door to the garden.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM Low level WC. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Extractor fan.

UTILITY Doors for rear access. Velux roof light. Cupboard and drawer units with work surface over. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

HOME WORK OFFICE12'9" x 7'9" (3.89m x 2.36m). A dual aspect room with double glazed French doors to the rear. Window to side. Night storage heater.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING shape landing with window for natural light.

BEDROOM ONE17'9" x 15'9" (5.4m x 4.8m). A generous double bedroom with twin windows, working shutters and window seats to the front, enjoying a pleasant view. Window to the rear. Night storage heater.

EN-SUITE Modern white suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle with Mira excel shower; low level WC; wash hand basin with mono tap and cupboards beneath. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Shaver socket and extractor fan.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM Fitted hanging rails and drawer unit. Two mirrors and lighting.

BEDROOM THREE14'5" x 12'10" (4.4m x 3.9m). A delightful double bedroom with window, working shutters and window seats to the front offering stunning countryside views. Built in cupboard and drawer units. Period cast iron fireplace. Night storage heater.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM Wall mounted shelving and hanging rail. Window for natural light.

FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising a Bette deep bath with mono tap; separate double shower cubicle with Mira excel shower; wash hand basin with mono tap and low level WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Window for natural light.

AIRING CUPBOARD Housing the water tank, wooden shelving and lighting.

BEDROOM FOUR12'2" x 8'10" (3.7m x 2.7m). Window to side. Night storage heater.

BEDROOM TWO12'2" x 11'6" (3.7m x 3.5m). A dual aspect double room with windows to the side and rear, with a lovely outlook over the garden. Built in wardrobe.

EN-SUITE Tiled shower cubicle. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mono tap. Low level WC. Shelf and mirror. Shaver socket.
Second set of stairs down to ground floor…

OUTSIDE Gravel drive at the side of the property offering parking for three cars. The wonderful south-facing gardens enjoy a good degree of privacy and measure approx. a third of an acre, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and mature trees. There is a secluded patio area with power and lighting.

SERVICES Private drainage. Mains water and electricity. Electric storage heaters throughout. Wood burning stoves. Electric AGA. Broadband connected.

AGENTS NOTE The vendors advise that the private drainage system is for the sole use of the property, and is located in a field opposite the house owned by Trehill Estates.   It is understood to be a Victorian septic tank with a secondary outflow tank, and it is emptied once a year by Hydrorod for a cost of £175.

SUMMARY

An attractive period property retaining a WEALTH OF CHARACTER and charm in the heart of a highly sought-after VILLAGE. Fabulous PRIVATE 1/3-ACRE GARDENS, COUNTRYSIDE setting, PARKING for three cars and detached GARAGE/WORKSHOP.... Read more

Accommodation Summary

Character Countryside Farmhouse
Secluded Location in a Sought-After Village
Four Bedrooms
Three Bathrooms plus Downstairs WC
Garage / Workshop
Driveway Parking For 3 Cars
1/3 Acre South Facing Gardens

Directions

From Exeter take the Topsham Road, at Countess Wear roundabout, take the third exit and go over the swing bridge. At the next roundabout, take the second exit. At The Devon Hotel roundabout, go straight across and follow the dual carriage way onto the A38. Take the first exit into Kennford. After a short distance the more scenic route to the property. Turn left at Pye corner and continue on this lane until you reach the village church. At the junction with the ley arms turn right towards the village. A short distance after the bridge turn left where the property will be found on your right.

Situation

The property sits in a secluded location in the heart of the highly sought-after village of Kenn, tucked below the Haldon Forest hills. The beautiful Cathedral city of Exeter is a short drive away with an extensive range of shops, bars, restaurants and the historical Quayside. The A38 and M5 motorway are immediately accessed from Kenn, with Exeter Airport under 10 miles away. Located conveniently for trips to Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Devon countryside and coastline. The village of Kenn and nearby Kennford are well-served by local amenities including a pre-school, primary school, community centre, village shop, post office, café, pubs, a hotel and a church.

Description

Youngs Farmhouse is an attractive period property retaining a wealth of original features and enjoying a lovely village setting. The property itself sits in a peaceful position in the heart of the village of Kenn with views over the surrounding countryside. The Grade II listed farmhouse is believed to date back to the 16th century and has been well maintained and extended by the present owners, providing spacious, adaptable accommodation over two floors with potential for a separate annexe. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall; a generous sitting room and separate family room; a fabulous dining room with views over the south-facing rear garden; a bespoke kitchen/ breakfast room with walk in larder; boot room and homework office. On the first floor there is a spacious master bedroom suite, with en-suite bathroom and dressing room. Also on the first floor are three further bedrooms and two bathrooms. Outside there is a gravelled driveway to the side of the house with ample parking for three cars and a detached garage/workshop. The gardens reach approximately a third of an acre and enjoy a good degree of privacy, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked boarders and patio area.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING:

Glazed and wood door to…

ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming entrance with wide staircase to the first floor. Night storage heater. Limestone flooring.

FAMILY ROOM15'9" x 13'9" (4.8m x 4.2m). A large room with windows and shutters to the front aspect. Attractive stone fireplace recess with brick hearth. Bread oven and lintel. Exposed beams. Limestone flooring. Storage cupboards. Night storage radiator. Double doors leading to the garden room.

SITTING ROOM22' x 15'9" (6.7m x 4.8m). A generous characterful room with twin windows with working shutters and window seats to the front aspect. Cast iron log burner with exposed stone and lintel. Exposed beams. Limestone flooring. Television point. Window to the rear.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM12'2" x 13'5" (3.7m x 4.1m). A bespoke fitted kitchen with granite worktops and central island with breakfast bar. Electric AGA with extractor hood and light over. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Window to side. Bi-fold doors.

GARAGE / WORKSHOP22' x 11'6" (6.7m x 3.5m). Detached with double doors, power and lighting.

GARDEN ROOM23'11" x 11'10" (7.3m x 3.6m). A stunning addition to the property, enjoying fabulous south-facing views over the garden. Three sets of triple glazed French doors to the rear. Full height windows plus roof light. Exposed timbers. Limestone flooring.

WALK-IN PANTRY Wall mounted shelving. Space for fridge. Neff oven. Window for natural light.

BOOT ROOM9'3" x 12'9" (2.82m x 3.89m). A handy room with limestone flooring. Double glazed window and stable door to the garden.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM Low level WC. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Extractor fan.

UTILITY Doors for rear access. Velux roof light. Cupboard and drawer units with work surface over. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

HOME WORK OFFICE12'9" x 7'9" (3.89m x 2.36m). A dual aspect room with double glazed French doors to the rear. Window to side. Night storage heater.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING shape landing with window for natural light.

BEDROOM ONE17'9" x 15'9" (5.4m x 4.8m). A generous double bedroom with twin windows, working shutters and window seats to the front, enjoying a pleasant view. Window to the rear. Night storage heater.

EN-SUITE Modern white suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle with Mira excel shower; low level WC; wash hand basin with mono tap and cupboards beneath. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Shaver socket and extractor fan.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM Fitted hanging rails and drawer unit. Two mirrors and lighting.

BEDROOM THREE14'5" x 12'10" (4.4m x 3.9m). A delightful double bedroom with window, working shutters and window seats to the front offering stunning countryside views. Built in cupboard and drawer units. Period cast iron fireplace. Night storage heater.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM Wall mounted shelving and hanging rail. Window for natural light.

FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising a Bette deep bath with mono tap; separate double shower cubicle with Mira excel shower; wash hand basin with mono tap and low level WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Window for natural light.

AIRING CUPBOARD Housing the water tank, wooden shelving and lighting.

BEDROOM FOUR12'2" x 8'10" (3.7m x 2.7m). Window to side. Night storage heater.

BEDROOM TWO12'2" x 11'6" (3.7m x 3.5m). A dual aspect double room with windows to the side and rear, with a lovely outlook over the garden. Built in wardrobe.

EN-SUITE Tiled shower cubicle. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mono tap. Low level WC. Shelf and mirror. Shaver socket.
Second set of stairs down to ground floor…

OUTSIDE Gravel drive at the side of the property offering parking for three cars. The wonderful south-facing gardens enjoy a good degree of privacy and measure approx. a third of an acre, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and mature trees. There is a secluded patio area with power and lighting.

SERVICES Private drainage. Mains water and electricity. Electric storage heaters throughout. Wood burning stoves. Electric AGA. Broadband connected.

AGENTS NOTE The vendors advise that the private drainage system is for the sole use of the property, and is located in a field opposite the house owned by Trehill Estates.   It is understood to be a Victorian septic tank with a secondary outflow tank, and it is emptied once a year by Hydrorod for a cost of £175.

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