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4 bedroom house for sale

Upottery, Honiton, Devon, EX14

Sold STC £500,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The sale of Yew Tree Cottage affords prospective purchasers an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a unique countryside residence occupying a superb rural position overlooking the beautiful Otter Valley.

A delightful country residence in need of some updating, giving any potential purchaser a fantastic opportunity to make their own mark.
Set within its own grounds of approximately 1.87 acres this home has a lot to offer.

In the main house the generous and versatile accommodation includes on the ground floor,
An entrance hallway with WC and utility area off, large breakfast kitchen with wall and base units and wooden work surface over one and half sink and drainer, a fabulous oil fired Aga with and double electric oven and LPG hob and tiled flooring with under floor heating.

An open plan conservatory area with under floor heating overlooking the grounds and the stunning far reaching views beyond.

Inner Hallway, having stairs off to the first floor door to the study and doors to;
Lounge, having dual aspect windows and patio doors to the garden terrace, fireplace with inset wood burner and double doors off to the snug.
Snug having an inset wood burner and archway through to;
Sun lounge, this fabulous room has dual aspect views and velux windows above giving lots of light and patio doors leading out to the garden. A great room for entertaining!

First floor
On the first floor is a light and airy landing with doors off to;
Master Bedroom dual aspect windows with far reaching views and fitted bedroom furniture and door to;
En-suite having under floor heating, countryside views, tiling to floor and walls, WC and wash basin inset vanity unit whirl pool bath, vanity area with storage and shower cubicle with mains shower over.
There are two more double bedrooms a single bedroom and family bathroom.


The outside space is approximately 1.87 acres and includes a wooded area, lawn area and terrace all with breath taking views of the beautiful Otter valley.
Access is gained by large wooden electric gates leading in to a good sized parking area with a driveway leading down to the main house with lighting sensors all the way down.
Triple garage having double standard garage area and third area housing the ride on mowing with access slope to the lawn. All with light and power.
Above the garage is a versatile area currently being used as a reception area and therapy room.
Wood store.

Outbuilding. A double bayed single storey building we are led to believe was a former servants quarters. Currently used for storage and in need of some repair, this building has great potential.
To the rear of the property is a well supplying water to the property.

The property is situated between the attractive rural villages of Upottery and Churchinford, set within its own land and with wonderful views across the surrounding Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Upottery to the south benefits from a public house, The Sidmouth Arms, village hall, church and a well respected primary school. Churchinford to the north has a successful community run shop and public house.

The A30 trunk road 2 miles to the south gives rapid access to both Honiton and Exeter to the southwest and the A303 and London to the northeast. Taunton and the M5 motorway are within 25 minutes drive from the property. Honiton benefits from a range of amenities including shops, schooling and recreational facilities and a station on the London - Waterloo line. The city of Exeter caters for most needs including an international airport, mainline station on the Paddington and Waterloo lines and access onto the M5 motorway.

To the south is Englands first World Heritage Site, the Jurassic coastline at Lyme Regis, with further popular resorts along the Lyme Bay at Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth. Whilst close by there are a variety of foot and bridle paths from which to enjoy the nearby countryside.

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22 April 2016

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