Sheldon, Honiton

£950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Modern 5 bed Georgian style proportioned home in the Blackdown Hills with stables, pasture and woodland. EPC Band C. In all 13.25 acres.

SITUATION

The property is nestled in a sheltered valley on the fringes of the village of Sheldon, surrounded by rolling hills and wooded valleys in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is excellent walking and out riding in the surrounding countryside.

Hemyock is about 3 miles away; this active community has a good range of facilities including village shops, Post Office, public house, health centre, veterinary practice and parish hall. The easily accessible nearby market towns of Wellington with a Waitrose supermarket and access to the M5, and Honiton with a range of shops, sports facilities and a mainline station on the London Waterloo line.

The Jurassic coast and the seaside resort of Sidmouth is 16 miles to the south. There are good transport connections via the A303 at Honiton, which provides a convenient link to London, as well as Exeter and its international airport. The county town of Taunton with an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities is within easy reach.

DESCRIPTION

Constructed in 2007 this Georgian style proportioned home has lots of light and high ceilings, with the use of old beams, oak door liners and engineered oak flooring, the property has a wealth of character. Designed to be as self-sufficient as possible there are high levels of insulation, PV and solar panels, LPG stove, oil boiler and private water systems.

On the ground floor there is a large kitchen/dinning room, with LPG Rangemaster 5 hob stove style cooker, well built reclaimed wooden units and French doors opening on to a covered veranda which runs the length of the house and is a fantastic spot to enjoy the summer sunsets. To the rear is a large utility/boot room and off the central hall is a WC. There is a triple aspect sitting room with wood burning stove (with back boiler) set within a feature fireplace.

On the first floor are four bedrooms, the largest with an en suite shower room. There is also a generous family bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower. A separate door gives access to another staircase up to a large 5th bedroom and a large airing cupboard/plant room.

GARDEN & GROUNDS

Approached over a long near level trackway, the first part which is shared, the property is set in this secluded valley. The largely gently sloping west facing land is mainly pasture split with established tree lined boundaries with some areas of woodland.

Beside the house is a large area for parking and wonderful man made pond in front of the house, providing home to an array of wildlife. Lawns sweep around the house planted with a number of trees.

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

Along the drive is a large timber frame American Barn style stable block with four large internal loose boxes, feed room store and partly open barn for further storage. Adjoining this is a large stone yard surrounded by post and rail fencing.

There is also an open sided steel frame pole barn

SERVICES

Mains electric. Private water. Private drainage system. Oil-central heating.

DIRECTIONS

From Honiton, follow the signs to Dunkeswell continuing through the village and the air-field, taking the next left (after a big barn) into 'Shoot's Lane'. Go down the hill and the drive will be marked on the left opposite Shutes Farm and beside Shutes South.

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