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4 bedroom house for sale

Upottery, Honiton, Devon, EX14

Sold STC £1,500,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A detached country residence occupying a superb rural position with open views over the Otter Valley together with a complex of holiday cottages, a range of buildings including stabling, adjoining pasture and ponds, the whole affording considerable agricultural, amenity, conservation and equestrian appeal. EPC - D.

Detached 4 bed farmhouse (subject to an agricultural occupancy condition) providing spacious family accommodation with annexe potential.

Four holiday cottages (1x three bed & 3 x two bed) providing an additional income source.

Surrounding pasture / amenity land with agricultural, equestrian and amenity appeal.

In all about 33.88 Acres (13.71 Hectares)

For Sale by Private Treaty as a Whole.

Primrose Farm, formerly known as Tanahlot Farm, represents a most attractive and unspoilt holding occupying a delightful position within a highly regarded part of rural East Devon and enjoys delightful views over the unspoilt Otter Valley. The property has been in the current vendor's ownership for approximately 14 years and they have established and run a successful holiday let business in conjunction with the livery and fish sales that they also operate from the site. The property is centered upon a detached farmhouse (subject to an AOC) currently split to provide an annexe.

The residential appeal of the property is further complemented by the holiday cottages, conveniently situated and screened from the farmhouse, and well suited to providing an additional income source.

The excellent combination of modern farm buildings, traditional pasture and ponds, create a wonderfully diverse habitat and provide an excellent setting to the house and buildings. The diversity of the land means that the property may be well suited to those prospective purchasers with equestrian, smallholding, conservation, sporting or other amenity interests.

Primrose Farm extends in total to about 33.88 Acres (13.71 Ha) and is offered for sale as a whole.

Primrose Farm occupies an outstanding rural position situated within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with far reaching views over the highly regarded Otter Valley, widely considered as some of the most attractive countryside in the county. The property enjoys a delightful setting being situated approximately 1.7 miles to the south west of the village of Upottery and approximately 6 miles to the north east of the Devon town of Honiton.

Upottery is a small traditional Devon village with a thriving community spirit and home to a range of local amenities and services including, Primary School, Pubic House, Village Hall, Church and sports field.

Honiton provides a good range of everyday shopping and banking facilities whilst the city of Exeter affords an extensive range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities befitting those of an important regional and administrative centre, together with a wide range of primary, secondary and further education facilities.

Despite its rural position the property enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts and further afield with access to the M5 motorway available at Exeter (J29), Cullompton (J28) and Taunton (J25). Main line rail services are also available at Honiton (London Waterloo) and Taunton (London Paddington). Access to the A30/303 trunk route at Honiton provides an easy link to London and the South East, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol. To the south lies the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, with pretty coastal towns and villages such as Lyme Regis, Seaton, Sidmouth, Branscombe and Beer.

The property stands in a prominent and elevated position overlooking its own grounds. A tarmacadam area to the north of the property provides an area for car parking whilst a secondary drive provides access to the adjoining farm buildings and a third access point provides an independent access to the cottages. Mature and well maintained gardens lie to the south of the house, which are laid mainly to lawn and interspersed with a variety of trees, plant and shrub borders.

A useful range of modern farm buildings and concrete yards considered suitable for a combination of equestrian or livestock purposes serve the property, all being easily accessible and also providing a useful buffer between the house and holidays cottages.

These may be further described as follows:

3 bay timber framed with profile cladding storage barn (42'5 x 20') with split level access.

3 bay steel and block workshop (45' x 45' max)

Adjoining former open fronted silage barn (45' x 38') Further adjoining cloakroom with low level wc and sink and further store / tack room (13' x 14'7).

Block barn (46'1 x 16'1) including 4 loose boxes / stables and further loose box accessed externally (16'2 x 9'3). Steps up to further store (16'6 x 14'9) with plumbing for washing machine and door to outside.

Adjoining steel and block covered yard (89'5 x 44'2) with door to loose box (16'2 x 9'3). Door to store housing backup generator.

The land comprises a mixture of sloping traditional pasture, together with small areas of woodland, a carp lake, small pond and two further rearing ponds. Situated within a ring fence the land adjoins the farmhouse to the south and west and is divided into easily manageable enclosures.

The land provides great agricultural, amenity, equestrian, sporting and conservation appeal located in an unspoilt and peaceful part of East Devon.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 July 2016

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