Yarcombe, Honiton, Devon, EX14

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An intriguing country property designed around a pretty cottage offering a pleasing blend of character and contemporary styles enjoying a glorious, peaceful country setting.

This intriguing and highly appealing country property has been cleverly created around a traditional character cottage. With contemporary timberwork, use of natural materials and glass the property now offers particularly spacious rooms all beautifully decorated. The property has particularly good living space with a generous hall leading into a well-fitted kitchen with Aga and French doors out onto the garden. A wide opening into the original sitting room of the cottage and in addition there is a study and a principal reception room enjoying the view. The bedrooms are also spacious having their own character together with well-designed and fitted bathrooms.

Little Hay occupies an idyllic country setting along a lane between the villages of Yarcombe and Stockland. Views over the patchwork of beautiful East Devon countryside is enjoyed from all principal rooms and certainly the garden. The village of Stockland has a good community with well-respected village primary school, village hall and tennis court and is within easy reach of good communications. A number of small towns nearby, including Honiton famous for its lace making and antique shops, and good day-to-day shops, and the coastal resorts of Sidmouth, Branscombe and Lyme Regis. The area is also within a short distance of a good number of independent schools, including those in Taunton, King's and Queen's Colleges, Taunton School and the Richard Huish Sixth Form College. Other nearby schools include Exeter School, Blundell's and Sherborne. The wellknown Colyton Grammar School is also within easy reach.

The entrance to Little Hay is adorned with a mature wisteria and is approached over a gravelled drive which opens out to provide ample parking. Two substantial outbuildings blend well with the overall design and include a hobbies / games room and a studio providing an ideal place for those wishing to work from home. The gardens have been professionally landscaped and includes a large expanse of lawn enclosed with natural hedging, well planted shrub beds and a number of ornamental trees. An opening leads into the paddock which falls away to the east of the field gate and provides space for those wishing to keep a pony or a few head of livestock. The gardens enjoy glorious views across the valley and enjoy all available sunshine. In all the gardens and grounds amount to 1.421 hectares (3.511 acres).

Kitchen / Dining Room

Cloakroom / Utility Room

Three Reception Rooms

Galleried Landing

Four Bedrooms

Shower Room

Family Bathroom

Detached Games / Hobbies Barn

Studio Barn

Well-Designed Gardens

Paddock

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