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Accommodation Summary

Sympathetically and recently refurbished period home
Detached annexe currently used for holiday lets but suitable for a variety of uses
Separate fields with two utility supply's for Shepard Huts, one currently present used for holiday lets and available by separate negotiation
Three reception rooms including spacious kitchen/dining room
Stunning semi-rural setting less than 1 mile to Lympstone village and train station
Set within 1.85 acres including paddocks for gazing and stables
West facing garden with large outdoor seating area set under a pergola
Gated private driveway and very generous parking

Directions

From Exeter proceed South and follow the signs to Exmouth and onto the A376. Stay on this road until reaching the sign for Lympstone village, keep going, passing The Saddlers Arms pub and the entrance for the property is on the right hand side.

Situation

Lympstone boasts a fascinating past and an exciting present and future. It grew from an ancient settlement on the eastern shores of the Exe estuary, building its reputation on maritime trade and agriculture and it still retains its links with the past, with local firm Inghams Fisheries selling their catch in the riverside Fish Shed and organising special fish-based events. The village has a well-established local primary school in the middle of the village, with St Peter’s independent school on its outskirts. There is a GP surgery, two churches, four public houses, two cafes, a hairdressers and a store with extended opening hours. The multi-award-winning Darts Farm, a destination store selling local Westcountry food, drink and lifestyle products, is a ten minute drive away. Lympstone supports a wide selection of clubs and societies, including lively sailing and tennis clubs, an active gardening club, film society and other societies bringing live music and drama to the village and fostering home-grown talent. The half-hourly Avocet line train service, with its beautiful views across the River Exe, links the village with Exeter’s two main stations: Exeter St David’s with its fast train service to London Paddington and Exeter Central with its service to Waterloo. Exeter Central station is at the heart of Exeter’s lively shopping centre. The M5 at Junction 30 is just 8 miles away. The Exe Estuary Trail, 26 miles of cycleway along both sides of the Rive Exe is a recent addition to Lympstone’s many attractions.

Description

Beautifully presented throughout Linhayes Farm is positioned within a generous plot of land with a number of out buildings and paddocks which could be used to suit a variety of potential uses.

The house boasts many period features and provides spacious living accommodation throughout. Down stairs three large reception rooms include a sitting room with feature log fire, family room and kitchen/dining room with access on to the patio and pergola. In addition there is a conservatory, utility room and guest cloakroom. Upstairs there are four double bedrooms including master bedroom with en suite, second bedroom with en suite and family bathroom.

The annexe named 'The Hayloft' provides an open plan reception space, bedroom and bathroom and includes its own private area of garden and decking. Currently used for holiday lets through holidaycottages.co.uk but suitable for a variety of uses.

The Shepherd's Hut (available by separate negotiation) sits within its own fenced area with driveway and is positioned in one of two areas with utility supplies. Also used for holiday lets through holidaycottages.co.uk.

The remaining exterior land is set to pasture divided into two paddocks with outbuildings for storage and stables.

MAIN HOUSE

HALLWAY Understairs storage. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM18'8" (to bay) x 13'9" (5.7m (to bay) x 4.2m). Wood flooring, bay window, original working fireplace, 3 radiators and door to...

CONSERVATORY16'5" x 9'6" (5m x 2.9m). Electric heating. Double doors to patio.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM24'11" x 14'1" (7.6m x 4.3m). A range of wall and base units, central island with breakfast bar and storage under, gas fired AGA, sink with mixer tap, dishwasher, American style fridge freezer and Bosch integrated single oven/grill. Two radiators. Sliding doors to patio.

UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM12'6" x 9'6" (3.8m x 2.9m). Sink, plumbing for washing machine, combination boiler, radiator, door to laundry room area and door to garden.

CLOAKROOM3'7" x 9'6" (1.1m x 2.9m). WC, sink, storage area and radiator.

RECEPTION ROOM18'8" (to bay) x 13'9" (5.7m (to bay) x 4.2m). Wooden floor, original fireplace, bay window and three radiators.

LANDING Airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

BEDROOM 115'9" x 13'1" (4.8m x 3.99m). Built in wardrobe, two radiators.

EN SUITE9'6" x 5'3" (2.9m x 1.6m). Sink and vanity unit, towel rail, walk-in shower, tiled floor and walls.

BEDROOM 215'9" x 13'1" (4.8m x 3.99m). Built in wardrobe, radiator.

EN SUITE5'3" x 4'11" (1.6m x 1.5m). Walk in shower, sink, WC and towel rail.

BEDROOM 38'6" x 14'1" (2.6m x 4.3m). Built-in wardrobe and storage, radiator.

BEDROOM 48'2" x 14'1" (2.5m x 4.3m). Radiator.

BATHROOM10'6" x 4'11" (3.2m x 1.5m). Bath and hand shower, sink with vanity unit, WC, towel rail and towel cupboard.

COTTAGE

LIVING/KITCHEN/DINING AREA16'9" x 16'9" (5.1m x 5.1m). Woodburner, sink with mixer tap, integrated fridge freezer, integrated washing machine, built in oven and hob. Radiator.

BEDROOM16'5" x 14'1" (5m x 4.3m). Two built in wardrobes, under stairs storage, two radiators and sliding doors to garden.

EN SUITE8'2" x 7'10" (2.5m x 2.39m). WC, sink and vanity unit/storage, walk in electric shower and towel rail.

GARDEN Raised decking with lawn surrounding.

SHEPHERDS HUT6'3" x 12'2" (1.9m x 3.7m). Dining area drop/living area/kitchen area with sink and mixer tap, oven and 2 plate hob, log burner and drop down bed.

SHOWER ROOM6'3" x 2'4" (1.9m x 0.71m). Shower, WC and sink with vanity unit.

OUTSIDE To the front - Electric gates to bricked driveway and area for parking. Outside tap and electric point. Lawn area. To the rear there is a fenced garden with two main lawned areas, pergola, covered patio and decking area for seating. Pond/soak away. Childs sand pit. 2 storage sheds, 1 wooden shed and 3 stables. Access to paddock. Driveway leads to right of access over neighbouring property where you can walk to the village. There is access to the coastal path from the upper paddock.

AGENT'S NOTE There is a septic tank shared with three other properties and we are informed by our client Linhayes Farm is responsible therefore for 1/4 of all costs. There is a right of access through Linhayes Court to access the pedestrian path to Lympstone and an informal agreement to access the coastal path via the adjoining land. Business rates on the annexe are 100% discounted.

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