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6 bedroom detached house for sale

West Hill, Nr. Ottery St. Mary, Devon

Guide Price £785,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A superbly appointed detached family residence constructed to exacting standards and enjoying far reaching rural views over the Otter Valley on the fringe of this highly favoured East Devon village.

Entrance Porch    Reception Hall    Cloakroom    Sitting Room    Dining Room    Study    Morning Room    Kitchen/Breakfast Room    Utility Room    Master and Guest Bedroom Suites    Four Further Bedrooms    Bathroom    Detached Double Garage with Studio    Gardens


. Arranged to take full advantage of a lovely Easterly aspect over adjoining fields and woodland, "Nod Cottage" is a modern detached residence finished to a high standard and designed with family living very much in mind. The position allows ready access to both village amenities and to the A30 (T) road, approximately 3/4 of a mile away connecting to Honiton, Exeter and the M5 Motorway. West Hill is a much sought-after rural community nestling in the glorious East Devon countryside with its magnificent tree lined avenues, lanes and excellent amenities including the Potters Country Market complex, which includes a post office store and off licence. There is also a village hall, church and primary school, which has an excellent reputation.

. More extensive facilities can be found in the nearby town of Ottery St. Mary, whilst the highly regarded King's Comprehensive School is readily accessible. The well known Woodbury Park Golf Club is a short drive away by car, and the popular coastal resorts of Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth, along with the City of Exeter, all lie within about 10 miles.

. Constructed in 2003 to an individual design, the property offers well planned accommodation arranged over three floors, with the principal rooms having uninterrupted views over the Otter Valley and of East Hill. Internally, the presentation is of a high standard with much use made of oak, including flooring to most ground floor rooms, doors and architraves. The impressive reception hall has an oak pillared display recess and a fine turning staircase rising to galleried landings on the first and second floors. The property also benefits from timber framed double glazed windows with matching sills and a sophisticated Nu-Heat under floor heating system with thermostats to all rooms. The property has an advanced television, satellite, telephone and data distribution network.

. The versatile accommodation comprises of four reception rooms to include a morning room adjacent to an integrated kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling, which opens onto the rear terrace providing a wonderful social area of the house. Upstairs there are six bedrooms inclusive of master and guest bedroom suites, and a luxuriously appointed family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. Outside there are private enclosed gardens and ample parking in front of the detached double garage with first floor studio.


. Oak front door with leaded obscure panel leading to:

Entrance Porch: Double glazed timber framed windows to the front and side. Oak floor. Wall lights. Inner door to:

Reception Hall:20' (6.1m) x 15'5" (4.7m) maximum and including the stairs. An impressive entrance to the property being overlooked by galleried landings on the first and second floors. Ample natural light is provided by a large picture window over the front door and three double glazed Velux windows. Attractive oak pillared feature display recess. Cupboard under and oak turning staircase rising to the first floor. Exposed polished oak flooring. Gate entry phone. Intruder alarm control pad. Smoke detector. Coved ceiling. Recessed downlighting. Doors to:

Cloakroom: White suite comprising dual flush close coupled WC; hand wash basin in tiled splashback with mirror and light over. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Window to the front.

Study:14'9" x 8'10" (4.5m x 2.7m). Window with outlook to the front. Dimmer switch. Television aerial point. Data connection to telephone, television and satellite.

Sitting Room:20'8" maximum x 14'9" (6.3m maximum x 4.5m). A lovely dual aspect room with windows and French doors overlooking the rear verandah and terrace and of fields beyond. Leaded and stained glass windows either side of a wide brick Inglenook style fireplace with raised brick hearth and inset Jet Master wood burner. Wide feature Bessemer beam with concealed downlighting. Uplighters. Coved ceiling. Recessed downlighting. Wired for home cinema with satellite television and telephone points.

Dining Room:14'1" x 11'6" (4.3m x 3.5m). Windows and French doors opening onto the rear verandah and terrace and with views similar to those of the sitting room. Polished oak flooring. Uplighters. Coved ceiling. Ceiling rose. Concealed sliding hardwood doors opening to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:18'1" x 12'2" (5.51m x 3.7m). A beautifully appointed room with a light and airy feel, having a high vaulted ceiling with two double glazed Velux windows and a further window to the rear providing far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Comprehensively fitted with an attractive range of maple-effect base and eye level storage units. Inset double stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap with adjoining granite worktop surfaces with matching upstands. Professional stainless steel range cooker with gas hob and double electric ovens with granite splashbacks and stainless steel and toughened glass extractor hood over. Plinth downlighting over the extractor hood. Matching island unit with granite worktop surface incorporating a breakfast bar and with storage cupboards and drawers under. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Integrated Neff dishwasher and Neff Microwave oven. Exposed timber ceiling joists with recessed downlighting. Exposed brick wall. Large oak framed opening through to:

Morning Room:20'8" x 12'10" (6.3m x 3.91m). Another East facing room with windows and French doors opening onto the verandah and rear garden terrace. Further window to the side. This room adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room and has access to the dining room, making this a superb social area of the house. Polished oak floor. Coved ceiling. Recessed downlighting. Door to:

Utility/Laundry Room:9'2" x 8'10" (2.8m x 2.7m). Inset circular stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap with storage cupboard under and adjoining rolled edge worktop surface in tiled surround. Eye level storage cupboard. Plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Additional appliance space. Built in cupboard housing the pressurised hot water tank. Tiled floor. Ceiling spotlights. Window to the front aspect and door to the side.

First Floor Galleried Landing: Overlooking the reception hall and with window to the front and three double glazed Velux windows over. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves. Uplighter. Stairs rising to the second floor. Doors to:

Master Bedroom Suite:

Bedroom:19' (5.8m) plus wardrobe depth x 13'9" (4.2m). Window to the rear with deep sill and enjoying wonderful rural views towards East Hill. Window to the side. Range of fitted wardrobes with sliding doors along one wall. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Television aerial point. Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom:11'6" x 9'2" (3.5m x 2.8m). A most well appointed suite comprising a double ended bath with side mixer tap and hand spray attachment set within attractive timber surround; close coupled WC with concealed cistern; twin sink units and mixer taps with vanity cupboards under and mirror and shaver point over; shower cubicle with mains shower and seat. Wall mounted chrome column towel rail. Inset shelving to the side of the WC. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Window to the rear with deep sill and open views.

Guest Bedroom Suite:

Bedroom:14'5" (4.4m) x 13'9" (4.2m) plus door recess. Window to the rear with deep sill and far reaching rural views. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room: Enclosed shower cubicle with shower unit. Close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Hand wash basin in tiled surround with vanity unit under and mirror, strip light and shaver point over. Wall mounted chrome towel rail. Tiled floor. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 3:14'9" x 8'6" (4.5m x 2.6m). Window with front aspect. Ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom 4:13'9" x 8'6" (4.2m x 2.6m). Window to the front. Ceiling spotlights.

Bathroom:10'6" x 6'11" (3.2m x 2.1m). Well appointed with a white suite comprising panelled bath in tiled surround with thermostatic shower mixer attachment over; dual flush closed coupled WC; bidet; hand wash basin and mixer tap with vanity cupboard under and mirror and strip light over. Shaver point. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Fitted shelving to the side of the hand wash basin. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Tiled floor. Window to the side with views over fields.

Second Floor Galleried Landing: Oak balustrading to either side. Smoke detector. Doors to:

Bedroom 5:14'9" x 13'9" maximum (4.5m x 4.2m maximum). A dual aspect room with two double glazed Velux windows to the rear and a circular window to the side providing beautiful rural views. Built in wardrobe with storage cupboard over. Door to eaves storage area. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Door to:

En-Suite WC: Dual flush close coupled WC. Hand wash basin within a vanity surround with mirror and plinth downlighting over. Door to eaves storage area. Tiled floor. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 6:14'9" x 14'9" maximum (4.5m x 4.5m maximum). Two double glazed Velux windows providing far reaching views to the rear. A circular double glazed window to the side with lovely rural views. Built in wardrobe. Door to eaves storage area. Recessed ceiling downlighting.


Double Garage:20'4" x 20'4" (6.2m x 6.2m). Twin double doors. Power and light. Window to the side. Door to a lobby area with stable door to the side and with access to:

First Floor Studio Room:16'1" (4.9m) plus stairs x 11'6" (3.5m) (with part restricted ceiling height). A most useful addition, ideal as a studio or playroom. Accessed by personnel door. Window to the front with views across fields. Ceiling spotlights. Smoke detector. Satellite connection. Gate entry intercom system.

. "Nod Cottage" is approached via double timber remotely activated electric gates, which open onto a gravelled driveway with a turning area directly in front of the garage. Access can be gained at either side of the house, which adjoins fields and woodland and leads to the rear garden, which has a raised terrace and verandah extending the length of the property and incorporating an enclosed flagged patio area from which wonderful views across fields and the Otter Valley can be enjoyed.

. The enclosed garden has been laid mainly to lawn and additionally features a raised pond complimented by palm trees, along with a further decked terrace to the side of the patio. A timber walkway at the side of the pond connects to the South side of the house where there is a timber summer house with a shingled courtyard area and an adjacent log store with oil tank. There is additionally a pitched roof timber storage shed.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 October 2010

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