Maidenhayne Lane, Musbury

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
An exceptional country residence set in beautiful grounds of 7.14 acres with large traditional barn enjoying stunning rural views. Freehold. Council Tax Band G. EPC Band D


The property is located along a picturesque country lane on the western side of the village of Musbury. This historic village is conveniently situated between the bustling market town of Axminster with its mainline rail station and the coast at Axmouth and Seaton. The village hosts a range of facilities including a primary school, pre-school, church, garage with shop, post office, a local pub and village hall. The revered Colyton Grammar school is just approximately 3 miles distant. Axminster provides a mainline station on the London Waterloo line and good road connections to the M5 and the A303.

The Jurassic Coast is readily accessible at nearby Axmouth, Beer and Branscombe as well as the larger towns of Seaton, Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. This region of the coastline was designated England's first World Heritage site and there are a wealth of public footpaths from which to enjoy the stunning coastal scenery.


Maidenhayne House is a truly handsome country residence built in 1898 and has been tastefully improved and extended in recent years. The property is typical of its era with beautifully balanced accommodation throughout featuring dual aspect rooms, large picture windows and high ceilings. Light emanates throughout the home, creating an ambience that is both welcoming, characterful and relaxed. Architectural features such as heavy panelled doors, deep skirting boards and attractive decorative coving finish off this splendid property.


The accommodation comprises; charming entrance hallway with original tiled flooring which leads to most principal rooms and a decorative staircase to the first floor accommodation. The property boasts three well proportioned reception rooms, including a delightful drawing room, formal dining room and study. Of particular note is stunning kitchen/family room which has been extended in more recent years to provide a beautiful free flowing space ideal for entertaining with large double doors leading out to a west facing terrace.

To the first floor are four double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities and dressing room, along with a further en-suite and spacious family bathroom. Each room features far reaching views. A beautiful master suite with large en-suite bathroom and bespoke wardrobes and storage has been created on the second floor. This could easily be used as a guest suite for friends and family.


The large Grade II listed traditional stone barn is currently used for additional external storage and garaging, offers excellent opportunity to be converted into an annexe, studio, office or holiday let subject to the necessary planning permissions.


The grounds of Maidenhayne House are a true selling point of the property and have been lovingly landscaped and cared for over many years. A sweeping driveway leads up to the front of the property providing parking for several vehicles and pedestrian access to front door. There is also a separate parking area for two vehicles before a large traditional Grade II listed stone barn.

The initial gardens wrap around the property with established flowerbeds, mature trees and shrubs. The rest of the grounds are mostly laid to lawn interspersed with more mature shrubs and trees and house a stunning Victorian glasshouse and a summerhouse. Directly west of the main house is a perfectly positioned patio for outdoor relaxation and alfresco dining. East of the property is an extensive allotment providing the ability of a truly self-sufficient lifestyle.

Further north is a large field measuring approximately 6.05 acres allowing equine or livestock use. In total the grounds measure to approximately 7.14 acres.


All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.


From the A35, just to the south of Axminster, take the Musbury junction and proceed under the main road onto the A358. After approximately 2.3 miles before entering the village of Musbury turn right onto Maidenhayne Lane. Proceed for another 130 yards where the property can be found on your right.

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