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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ottery St. Mary, West Hill

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Built to high contemporary specification in 2009
  • Bespoke kitchen with stone work surfaces and quality built-in appliances
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms plus family bathroom
  • Beautiful gardens with mature planting
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Solid oak doors and skirtings
  • Semi-rural location
  • Outstanding countryside views
  • EER 'D'

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description

An impressive contemporary design, individual reverse living detached house in a quiet rural East Devon setting on the fringes of sought-after West Hill. Spacious and cleverly laid-out accommodation including Kitchen/Dining room with bespoke kitchen incorporating built in appliances and stone worktops. 4 double bedrooms, master with ensuite and walk in wardrobe, guest ensuite and family bathroom. Stunning triple aspect Sitting Room which leads out onto a raised deck with 300° views over the surrounding countryside. Underfloor heating throughout and home entertainment wiring. Beautifully planted garden completely secure with additional open and covered patio areas, also further land and additional parking for several cars. Gated entrance to driveway with parking for several cars and large double garage with additional storage.

Situation

Higher Metcombe is a hamlet just outside the village of West Hill, known for its woodland walks, offers local facilities including a primary school, church and Potters Country Market containing a butcher and bakery area in McColls, post office, off-licence and newsagent is only a short distance away. Venn Ottery Common is within sight and approximately 120 metres of the property and can be accessed on foot from the public footpath of which Chapel Lane is a part. The small town of Ottery St Mary is about 1.2 miles away and provides a wider range of amenities including a bank, farmer's market, taverns and the well respected King's School offering secondary education. For those keen on water sports and sailing Chapel End is accessible for the coast, about 9 miles to the south with seaside towns including Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth. The Cathedral City of Exeter lies 10 miles to the west where there is a wide range of cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities associated with a county town and city. Exeter has a number of independent schools for boys and girls. The large expanse of Woodbury Common is a short distance away and is an ideal place for walking whilst it also provides the setting for the popular Woodbury Park Hotel Golf & Country Club.

Directions

Taking the A3052 Sidmouth Road from Clyst St Mary continue on through Farringdon until the Halfway Inn public house appears on the left hand side. Turn left here signposted West Hill and Ottery St Mary on the B31380. Continue on this road for approximately one to two miles until reaching the fringes of West Hill. Take the first right into Oak Road (signposted to Tipton St John), stay on this road bearing right at the fork, head down the hill and the turning for Higher Metcombe will be found on the right/opposite the entrance to Higher Broad Oak Road. Turn into Higher Metcombe and the property is approximately 500m on the right through double wooden gates.


Entrance 
Modern wood door leading to:

Entrance Hall 
8.69m x 1.27m
Engineered oak floor and inset door mat. Doors to:

Utility Room 
3.35m x 2.95m
Extensive range of under counter and wall units. Corian worktops incorporating drainer to 1 1/2 bowl Franke stainless steel sink. Space for dishwasher and fridge. Built in washing machine and tumble drier. Stone tiled floor. Stable door to Linhay.

Side Porch 
3.15m x 1.69m
Useful covered storage area with flagstone floor and half door access to the front and rear of the property. To the rear is a handy clothes drying area.

Family Bathroom 
3.42m x 2.46m
Modern free standing bath, large double shower with drench shower head and wand. Freestanding vanity unit with hand basin and large mirror behind. Ladder stainless steel heated towel rail. Obscure window to side. Stone floor.

Cupboard 
Useful storage space with hanging rail and shelf.

Guest Bedroom Suite 
3.04m x 3.44m
Window to the rear with views over open countryside, with Sanderson wooden adjustable louvered plantation shutters. Double built in wardrobe. Door to:

Bedroom 3 
3.46m x 3.76m
Window to the rear with far reaching views over open countryside. Built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom 4/ Study 
4.47m x 2.92m
Window to the front. An extensive range of full length cupboards, some shelved, some with rails, built in drawers and an integrated desk.

Stairs leading down 
Cupboard incorporating pressurised hot water system.

Master Bedroom 
4.93m x 4.45m
French windows with full length Sanderson adjustable louvered wooden shutters lead to a courtyard with private sitting area. Window to the rear with matching shutters. Tiled flooring throughout. Door leads to:

Walk in Wardrobe 
2.36m x 2.13m
Extensive rails and shelving. Obsure window.

Ensuite Bathroom 
2.35m x 1.93m
Large walk in shower with drench shower head and wand. Freestanding basin, low level wc and heated stainless steel ladder towel rail. Obscure window to front.

. 
Stairs from the hallway lead up to:

Reception Room 
4.46m x 7.5m
Light bright triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling and down lighters. Contura 570 swivel woodburner. Full length window with views over the front garden. Two further windows one to the rear with extensive views over the countryside and one to side overlooking further garden, also patio doors opening onto a raised deck.

Deck 
Large irregular shaped wooden deck with outstanding 300° views over the garden and surrounding countryside. Gate opens and steps lead down to the garden.

Kitchen/Diner 
10.22m x 5.48m
Another large light bright room, with some small eaves storage. A larger eaves cupboard contains the Worcester Bosch Condensing boiler.

Dining area 
In the dining end a window overlooks the open countryside to the rear and space for a large dining table and chairs. Two Velux cabrio balcony windows in the centre of the room overlook the countryside and copse.

Kitchen Area 
The kitchen is fabulous and fully bespoke with gloss units. There is a central island with stone worktops dropping down to a breakfast bar. The stone work top incorporates a drainer over a stainless steel Franke food preparation sink with boil tap and cold tap with water filter. There are two De Dietrich induction hobs with extraction hood over. The island houses drawer units and a Fischer and Paykal drawer dishwasher. To the far end are a bank of units housing two Neff ovens and a combi microwave, coffee maker and American style fridge freezer with ice dispenser. To the right are a run of base units with drawers and dishwasher under a further stone worktop with incorporated drainer over another Franke sink. Two further Velux windows to either side of the room at kitchen end.

Outside 
In all the plot extends to almost an acre. Wooden entrance gates lead to tarmac drive with parking for at least 4 cars. Beside the garage is a fenced off storage/work yard area with the LPG gas tank and woodstore. Surrounding the house is extensive garden lighting. To the other side of the drive is a large lawned area with mature planting and trees. The septic tank is under the lawn. The grounds are fully secure with hedgerow fronted by fence and then hurdles. There is an area of decking surrounding a mature Copper Beech tree. The decking off the Reception room provides a sheltered further sitting area leading to a private terrace. A gate from the terrace leads to a further area of land this incorporates a large gravelled area accessed by a five bar gate from the lane with parking for several cars and a further wood store. Beyond this there is land with permitted horticulture and recreational use, raised vegetable beds and at the far end a collection of mature trees. Pleas (truncated)

Garage 
5.96m x 5.9m
Double garage with electric roller door. Gardeners loo, stainless steel sink and Steeple Hot water Cylinder. Extensive storage and further washing machine and tumbledrier. Loft hatch with drop down steps leads to storage in garage attic.

V2 290916 

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Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016

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  • Whimple (3.4 mi)
  • Feniton (4.7 mi)
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  • Whimple (3.4 mi)
  • Feniton (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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72-73 Fore Street Topsham EX3 0HQ

01392 799061 Local call rate

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