Barnards Hill Lane, Seaton

£900,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Sold By Stags

SITUATION

Situated in a rural, yet accessible, location on the northern fringes of Seaton just 1.5 miles from the town centre and seafront, whilst under 1 mile from Colyford. Part of the world-renowned Jurassic Coast, Seaton has a mile-long beach, picturesque streets and a range of facilities including supermarket, Post Office, doctors surgery, restaurants, inns, independent shops and the Jurassic Coast Visitor Centre. Colyton Grammar School is located just 1 mile away. The nearby historic fishing villages of Beer and Branscombe are nestled in the hills between Seaton and Sidmouth, whilst the picturesque Dorset town of Lyme Regis, with its famous Cobb, is within easy reach.

The market towns of Honiton and Axminster have an additional range of facilities, including rail services to London Waterloo and Exeter. Exeter is 22 miles to the west and offers a wide range of services with plenty of retail, leisure and cultural amenities as well as an international airport, together with M5 access.

THE HOUSE

Set back from the lane in an elevated position, Barnards Mead enjoys panoramic breathtaking views across rolling countryside, Axe Estuary and Lyme Bay. Dating back to the 1920's with part brick and part colour washed rendered elevations.

Field House is a substantial country house dating back to the 1930's

and has been in the same family ownership for over 37 years. The property has a number of original features including high ceilings and well-proportioned rooms, expected from a property of this era, along with servants bell.

An immaculately presented, well proportioned 1930's home with stunning estuary and sea views. This impressive character home has been tastefully improved over the years.

You are welcomed into the large hallway via a striking dark blue front door. The light filled sitting room to the right has a feature fireplace with gas fire. This leads to a stunning bespoke timber conservatory with access to the garden and onto the dining room with its super views.

The large kitchen has wonderful views over the garden, estuary and coast at Seaton. There is a substantial range of oak units under granite tops, an island with space for a dishwasher, a Smeg range cooker and space for a free standing fridge freezer. The sink benefits from a waste disposal system and water filteration system. Patio doors open to the garden, whilst the multi-fuel stove provides a cosy atmosphere. There is also a utility room with many useful built in storage cupboards, space for appliances and access to the garden.

As you ascend the stairs there is a shower room with WC. On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms, the double aspect master bedroom benefits from an en suite shower room, fitted wardrobes and stunning sea views. There is a family bathroom along with a further separate WC. On the second floor is the fifth bedroom with fantastic views.

GROUNDS

Set in stunning grounds with mature trees and shrubs, the property is approached by a private drive to a gravel parking and turning area with timber double garage. Tucked behind the garage is a storage outbuilding and wood store.

The gardens enjoy an incredible view over looking the Axe estuary and the sea. Wrapping around the house at the rear and side, a paved terrace is a lovely spot from which to entertain and enjoy the views. Steps lead down to the expansive lawn interspersed with beautiful mature tress.

A pretty pavilion with shower room would make a super home office, studio or guest accommodation.

SERVICES

Mains electric, water and central heating. Private drainage.

DIRECTIONS

From Sidford continue along the A3052 towards Colyford, passing the turning to Seaton and the service station on the right. Continue down the hill and approximately half a mile after the service station turn right into Barnards Hill Lane and the entrance will be found after a short distance on the left.

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