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Accommodation Summary

GUIDE PRICE £1,000,000 - £1,100,000
3766 SQ FT
240 Degree countryside views
Oak flooring and doors throughout
Bi-Fold doors to large sun terrace
Underfloor heating throughout

Directions

From the M5 junction 29 take the A30 towards Honiton, follow the road until the Daisymount Junction. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit pass under the A30 and at the next roundabout take the first exit following signs to Ottery St Mary. Upon reaching Ottery, follow the signs for Honiton and Sidmouth, turning right onto Hind Street passing the Sainsburys supermarket. At the end of this road turn left onto The Square, stay on Broad Street and head up Tip Hill. At the brow of the hill turn left into Winters Lane. At the end of this road turn right into Slade Road. Continue up Slade Road into the countryside and on the right is the driveway with a sign for Slade Farm.

Situation

The property is in the area of East Hill which is a small hamlet on the edge of Ottery St Mary. Ottery is a town with a wide range of amenities including banks, shops and taverns and the well respected King's School for secondary education. There are walks and riding available from the house with excellent routes across East Hill. The coastal town of Sidmouth is about 6 miles to the south, with pebble beaches along the coast to Budleigh Salterton and sandy beach and Marina at Exmouth (14 miles). The Cathedral City of Exeter lies 14 miles to the west where there is a wide range of cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities available including the highly rated Exeter and Maynard independent schools.

Description

The property is an impressive brand new, modern barn conversion with far reaching countryside views. It is one of four properties (the original farmhouse, and three attractive but very different Barn Conversions) and sits within a good sized plot on the edge of open countryside. Converted and built by reputable local craftsmen, the property has the quality finish one would hope for in a bespoke build and room sizes rarely found in new build properties. The property has a double height vaulted reception hall which forms the centre of the house. It has beautiful wooden flooring through all living rooms and bedrooms, underfloor heating, solid oak doors with large door frames, deep skirting boards, window sills, and attractive bathrooms and shower rooms.

The main room of the house is the open plan kitchen/family room which opens onto a large (600sqft) outside entertaining terrace which in turn leads onto the garden. This room is available to be bespoke finished for the purchaser with a kitchen design and a budget in place but colour, style and specification able to be chosen by the purchaser. All rooms are good sizes and have great outlooks. Attention has also been paid to how an owner would live in the house, with the ability to have Bedrooms 1 and 5 linked to create a main bedroom suite, and a downstairs home office/studio or bedroom 6 able to be independently accessed from the rest of the house. Windows are heat reflective on the South and West elevations and the roof is an eco slate roof. The property has a lovely garden and is bordered by a stream and leat, and there is an option to buy further land (up to 2 acres) if desired. This is a superb property and one which really needs to be viewed to appreciate the scale and setting of the house.

Entrance Hall Large double entrance doors open to the impressive double height vaulted reception hall. A wide stair leads up to the first floor galleried landing with windows and far reaching views to the front.

First Floor.

KITCHEN / DINING / FAMILY ROOM39'1" x 19'7" (11.91m x 5.97m). The main reception room is a fabulous (length) open plan room with a kitchen and walk in larder to one end, a dining space in the centre and a day sitting room to the front. All areas have sweeping views over the surrounding countryside and each living area has a set of sliding doors onto a huge (size) entertaining terrace which leads out onto the garden. The kitchen and walk in larder have been designed and budget agreed but the colour, style and specification are still able to be chosen by the purchaser for a bespoke finish.

SITTING ROOM19'2" x 14'2" (5.84m x 4.32m). The formal sitting room has a window with a far reaching view over countryside to the front of the property.

BEDROOM 214'1" x 13'8" (4.3m x 4.17m). A good sized first floor bedroom which could easily be used as a hobbies room with a window to the rear and en suite shower room, with large shower, WC and basin.

CLOAKROOM A window to the side, WC and basin.

STORAGE CUPBOARD .

Ground Floor .

. All of the bedrooms are accessed from the main reception hall, all are a generous size, with each bedroom having an outlook to either the front or rear gardens. There is a large under stairs cupboard providing great storage space.

BEDROOM 119'2" x 14'7" (5.84m x 4.45m). A large room with a window to the front and an en suite shower room with a large shower, double basins, WC and heated towel rail. This bedroom has been designed to be able to be linked with bedroom 5 if a buyer would like a large dressing room with the main bedroom.

BEDROOM 5 / DRESSING ROOM14'1" x 13'8" (4.3m x 4.17m). A good sized room with a window to the rear looking onto the garden which could be bedroom 5 or a dressing room for the main bedroom.

BATHROOM A generous bathroom fitted with a bath, shower, WC and basin and a window to the rear.

UTILITY / BOOT ROOM13'8" x 5'7" (4.17m x 1.7m). A great utility space with a door to the rear garden, cupboard housing the underfloor heating manifold and the pressurised hot water system and boiler. Space for washing machines and driers, storage cupboards and pets beds/baskets.

BEDROOM 319'2" x 14'1" (5.84m x 4.3m). A large double bedroom with a window to the front with views and an en suite shower room.

BEDROOM 413'8" x 12'10" (4.17m x 3.91m). Another good size double bedroom with a window to the rear and outlook onto fields and hills beyond.

. A door leads from the large central hall into an inner hall, giving the home owner the ability to shut off the garage and Home Office/Studio/Bedroom 6 from the main house if desired.

HOME OFFICE / STUDIO / BEDROOM 613'9" x 13'3" (4.2m x 4.04m). This could be a multi-purpose room with a door and window to the rear garden and an en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin.

INTERNAL GARAGE19'2" x 13'9" (5.84m x 4.2m). A large garage with space for a car and storage.

Outside The property is approached over the original drive which now serves four properties (The original farmhouse and three barn conversions), once inside the boundary of the property there is a private drive with parking for numerous cars, and an integral garage with a door leading to the inner hall of the house. To the front of the property is a terrace and lawn with lovely views. The land wraps around the side and rear of the property with access to the garden from the large entertaining terrace off the main living room and kitchen, from the home office/studio and through the utility/boot room to the rear of the house. The main garden lies to the rear of the house and has been landscaped well, leading up to the surrounding fields (up to 2 acres of which can be available to purchase if desired) with a bridge over a small stream which leads to a leat bordering the property. Please contact Wilkinson Grant & Company to discuss any matters of interest or potential boundaries of additional available land before visiting to view.

AGENTS NOTE: The Vendor advises that the property has rights of way over the private access to the property, subject to a contribution to the cost of maintenance and repairs, such cost to be divided between four properties. Please let us know if you require further information.

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