Upottery, Honiton
£550,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Character rural cottage with studio/office and outstanding views close to the village. 4 bedrooms (1 ground floor). Bespoke office outbuilding, second outbuilding. Council Tax Band D. Freehold. EPC Band F.

SITUATION

Located in a semi-rural location not far from the village of Upottery, this character cottage has lovely views across open farmland.

Upottery has a lovely local community with a public house, The Sidmouth Arms, village hall, church, and a well respected primary school as well as various sports clubs and village activities. Positioned within the Otter Valley and surrounded by the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The A30, about a mile and half to the south gives rapid access to both Honiton and Exeter to the southwest and the A303 and London to the northeast. Taunton and the M5 motorway are a short drive away to the north.

Honiton benefits from a range of amenities including shops, schooling and recreational facilities as well as a station on the London Waterloo line.

To the south is England's first World Heritage Site, the Jurassic coastline at Lyme Regis, with further popular resorts along the coast at Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth.

DESCRIPTION

Hillside is a beautiful character cottage thought to have been in the mid 19th century. It has been sympathetically refurbished and extended over the years enhancing the original character and now makes for a great family home in the heart of the Blackdown Hills

The double fronted cottage has satisfyingly thick stone walls creating a cosy atmosphere alongside fireplaces and exposed timbers in each of the two reception rooms, to the rear is the dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with quality fitted units set off by solid marble work surfaces and a central island, there is a downstairs cloak room and utility area. Off the sitting room is a room that is currently used as a 4th bedroom.

On the first floor are three double bedrooms, two of which are fitted with bespoke wardrobe units, each has an abundance of character with partly vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers, stonework and views of the surrounding farmland. There is a generous size family bathroom.

STUDIO/ OFFICE

Situated at the bottom of the garden the former garage has been converted into a fantastic home office/cinema room, the space has been insulated, plaster boarded and double glazed with stand alone broad band line fitted and is currently used as a design office by the current owner.

Please note this previously benefited from planning permission for enlargement (since lapsed ref08/2990/FUL Dated 12.1.2009)

GROUNDS

The lovely cottage gardens flank the house on two sides; cleverly landscaped, there are various areas to enjoy the views across the gardens and the adjoining farmland. At the top is a summerhouse and patio with a path leading past the back door and through the garden to the studio and parking area at the bottom.

SERVICES

Mains electric. Private water (borehole) and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Upottery, continue up the hill past the church and school. continue for about 1/3 of a mile at the parking area is on the right.

01404 758007

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