2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleColestocks Barns, Payhembury, Honiton, Devon, EX14
Sold STC £280,000
- Complete Refurbishment
- 1003 sq ft
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Open Plan Kitchen/Dining
- Family Room
- Store room & Parking
- 0.1 Acre
Full descriptionCharacter refurbished cottage with parking and a small paddock. 1,003 sq ft quality accommodation. Wonderful open plan kitchen/dining room with a separate family room and 2 double bedrooms. South facing courtyard. EPC Band F
Situation - Situated in the small rural hamlet of Colestocks, a short distance from the thriving village of Payhembury; these unique homes have been honed from the former farmhouse, cottage and barns of Colestocks Farm. Enhancing the distinctive appeal of these traditional buildings with modern and imaginatively designed finishes, these wonderful residences are formed around a beautiful courtyard.
The properties are conveniently situated with easy access to the A30, M5, mainline railway stations and market towns of Honiton and Ottery St Mary. Colestocks Barns offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a glorious rural lifestyle and modern conveniences. All five homes have been refurbished and converted using an abundance of solid natural materials to enhance their feeling of quality and prestige.
Nestled amidst beautiful undulating countryside synonymous with rural Devon and yet only minutes from the A30 and a mainline rail station, Colestocks is a haven for both the country lover and rural commuter alike. The village of Payhembury about 3/4 mile to the north offers a community run shop, Parish church, welcoming public house and the recently built village all supported by a thriving community with a wide range of clubs, groups and societies. There is a strong sense of family with any activities centred on the richly praised Church of England primary school.
Feniton, just over 3/4 mile to the south, is a larger village hosting a Church of England primary school rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, a large convenience store, pizza parlour, hairdressers and a mainline railway station from Exeter - London (Waterloo). The small town of Ottery St Mary is just a few miles to the south serviced by a range of facilities including the much revered Kings Secondary School.
Honiton to the east has a rich traditional heritage and is renowned as a centre for antiques with particular historic connections to fine lace. A bustling market takes place weekly along its broad high street and the town offers a range of specialist independent shops and facilities including a community hospital.
Beautiful Devon - Recently voted by Country Life as being the best place in the country, Devons virtues are clear. With sandy beaches in the North and South, the rugged moors of Dartmoor and Exmoor, historic towns and rolling countryside abound. Alongside the two National Parks there are numerous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty including the nearby Blackdown Hills. Englands first World Heritage Site, the internationally renowned Jurassic Coast is within a short drive to the South, with glorious golden beaches, historic fishing villages and quaint harbours. Exeter, the regions capital city, offers a thriving social scene with a rich and vibrant cultural heritage flowing through its narrow streets, spectacular Cathedral and array of museums and galleries.
The High Street and Princesshay shopping centre play host to many of the nations much loved retail brands, including a John
Lewis department store, as well as individual boutique stores. There is a diverse wealth of colourful restaurants, cafes and bars set in the centre alongside Gandy Street and the historic Quayside. Exeter offers some of the finest educational establishments in the country, including a selection of state and private schools and a world class University.
Getting About Easily - Despite the picturesque and peaceful surroundings Payhembury is wonderfully positioned with superb transport links to the city, coast and country. The A30 to the south and M5 to the North provide Devon with fast and efficient travel across the county and seamlessly links to the national road network.
The neighbouring village of Feniton hosts a mainline rail station on the Exeter to London Waterloo line, whilst a direct service from Penzance to London Paddington is offered via Tiverton Parkway station to the North. For travel further afield, Exeter International Airport offers a range of domestic and international flights to an ever increasing range of destinations.
Development Philosophy - Slade Properties is an established family enterprise specialising in the concept and development of bespoke high quality homes throughout the beautiful East Devon area. Built to compliment the traditional and historic heritage of the existing and surrounding buildings Colestocks Barns incorporates carefully sourced natural materials, fashioned by local craftsmen, harmoniously blended with the best of contemporary design to create a luxurious and aspirational living environment.
The Cottage - Formerly the workers cottage to the farm, this unique cottage has rendered elevations under a slate roof as well as a southerly aspect into the courtyard. There is a wonderful open plan kitchen/dining room with a separate family room and double bedrooms.
2 Double bedrooms and family bathroom
Open plan kitchen/dining room
WC and Store
Specification - Behind the lovingly crafted traditional facade, the layout and specification is very much befitting of a modern contemporary
21st century home. Well-proportioned and thoughtfully laid out rooms make the most of the available natural light coupled with indulgent kitchens and bathrooms. Highly insulated and fitted with individual oil boilers, under floor heating and timber double glazed windows.
The Grounds - The outside space is slightly different for each property, with each having their own individual outlook. Landscaped gardens
or paved terraces have been carefully designed and planted providing a stylish low maintenance space to enjoy. The communal space includes parking for several cars, a small orchard and the access and turning to the courtyard. There is an option to purchase approximately 1 acre of the adjoining field, price to be negotiated.
Solid Quartz paving to the courtyard
Sandstone paving to gardens
Large tarmac parking area away from properties.
The Rooms - Kitchen/Dining Room; Laminate tops, porcelain tiled floors, cooker, integrated appliances including microwave, cookers and fridge.
Bedrooms primarily doubles
Architects Certificate - 6 years
Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment only. After calling Stags 01404 45885.
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