Wilmington, Honiton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Beautiful Edwardian Home with 2 Annexes in half an acre of glorious gardens. EPC Band F.


The property is located in rural surroundings in Wilmington with lovely views across this small valley. The village is set along the A35 surrounded by the rolling hills of the East Devon and Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a pub, village hall, St Cuthbert's Church and is located on a bus route with a popular local primary school in the nearby village of Offwell. The market town of Honiton is a short distance and provides an extensive range of amenities, including schooling, station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line and access to the A30/A303.

Exeter is accessed along the A30 dual carriageway with an international airport providing a number of domestic and international flights and access to junction 30 of the M5. The Jurassic Coast at Seaton is an easy drive away.


The main house at Orchard Lea is believed to have been built by a local stonemason for his own use, with a date stone indicating that this was completed in 1912. There is a wealth of quality character features including carved lintels, exposed brickwork, two remaining and modernised fireplaces and a feature stained glass window. The current owners have added a large single storey extension to the rear creating a fantastic kitchen/family room with huge window overlooking the beautiful gardens.

The accommodation is split over three floors with two south facing reception rooms, large utility and cloakroom downstairs. On the first floor are three bedrooms, one with en suite dressing room and bathroom, plus a family bathroom. On the second floor is a study area/dressing room, shower room with a door through to a lovely bedroom.


Attached to the house is a two storey one bedroom annexe, heated with electric heaters and a large woodburning stove; there is an open plan kitchen/living room and a bedroom with bathroom on the first floor.


Located in the gardens the one bedroom cottage has consent as another annexe with an open plan kitchen/living room, bedroom with fitted cupboard and shower room and space for a washing machine.


The gardens are a particular feature of the property. There is a large parking area beside a timber garage and log store, there is also a tarmac drive and parking area next to the cottage. Various gravelled paths interlink the parking areas with the beautifully landscaped rear and side gardens, which have a variety of shrubs, trees and flower beds as well as a small orchard area.

In all the grounds extend to about 2,000 sq m (0.5 acres).


Mains electricity, water and drainage. LPG fired central heating in the main house with electric heating in the annexe and cottage.


From Honiton head east on the A35 towards Axminster. After passing the Home Farm Hotel turn left into Hayne Lane (the drive to the cottage is on the junction). After about 25 yards the parking and garage is is on your right.

01404 758007

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