Yarcombe, Honiton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A fine period 5 bedroom detached residence set within its own idyllic grounds enjoying approximately 2.09 acres of established gardens and mature woodland. Freehold. Council Tax Band F.


Crawley House enjoys an idyllic location between the active rural communities of Yarcombe, Stockland and Wambrook. Set within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the property has convenient access to the A30 and A303 linking the property to Exeter in the West and London to the East. The nearby village of Yarcombe is well served by The Belfry Hotel and Restaurant with well respected primary school in the neighbouring village of Stockland.

The market towns of Honiton and Axminster are within a short drive and both benefit from a variety of shops, schooling and recreational facilities along with mainline railway stations on the London Waterloo line. The south coast is within easy driving distance, with many resorts to choose from including Sidmouth, Lyme Regis and Seaton.


This fine period residence of the Georgian era offers well appointed, spacious and plentiful accommodation suiting as a fantastic family home. Set within its own idyllic grounds enjoying approximately 2.09 acres of established gardens and mature woodland.


In detail the accommodation comprises; porch with access to downstairs cloakroom leading through to the open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room. The dining area is an impressive open plan room leading into the kitchen/sitting area with dual aspect windows, oak flooring and an under stairs cupboard. The kitchen comprises of a traditional kitchen area with base units, inset Belfast sink, dishwasher, tiled surrounds, a very large and impressive walk-in larder with fitted shelving, second staircase rising to the first floor, door to rear lobby. Between the kitchen and dining areas is a more informal sitting area with an oil fired Aga set within a feature fireplace, a small paned window provides a view over the side garden area. Useful utility room with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The main sitting room has a dual aspect with windows to the front (South) and side (West) elevations, feature inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning stove, oak flooring and a spindled staircase rises to the first floor. The family room has an oak floor, fireplace, window to the front garden and could be used as an excellent playroom or home office.

To the first floor there is a large landing connecting five double bedrooms, one benefitting from an en-suite and a family bathroom. The first floor rooms have beautiful views over the surrounding gardens, woodland and countryside.


The property is approached via a private gravel driveway, which is owned by Crawley House with Crawley Lodge having a right of way, this driveway sweeps around into a large hardstanding area providing ample off road parking and turning for several cars. There is a timber open fronted garage and covered store.

The gardens lay mainly to the South and West of the house with a walled area immediately to the South elevation offering total privacy and seclusion and a sunny aspect, the garden continues with a gently sloping area of lawn, with a large area of copse/woodland dropping down to a shallow stream. Worthy of particular note are the enchanting bluebells that flourish throughout the woodland during spring months.


The detached barn currently used for additional external storage, offers excellent opportunity to be converted into an annexe, studio, office or holiday let subject to the necessary planning permissions.


Mains electricity. Private water via a shared well. Private shared drainage which is owned by Crawley Lodge with shared us and shared costs. Electric AGA. Central Heating sourced from Oil Fired Boiler, with a storage tank outside the house. Superfast broadband with speeds of approx. 74 mbps.


For Sat Nav use postcode EX14 9AY.

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