4 bedroom detached house for sale

Higher Ashton, Exeter, Devon

Under Offer £845,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall
  • 3 Reception rooms and study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom suite
  • 3 Further bedrooms
  • Family shower room
  • In all 2821 Sqft.
  • Outbuildings
  • Gardens and pastureland

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lot 1- Deer Leap Farm, range of outbuildings,
gardens and land extending to about 14.9 acres as coloured pink on plan

Deer Leap Farm is a beautiful thatched cottage,
originally dating from 1640, with a wealth of period features set in approximately 14.9 acres
of land. The features include exposed beams,
fireplaces, a bread oven and a bible cupboard.
The current owners have added two extensions
over the last 15 years, in keeping with the original house, creating a modern kitchen and a further bedroom/studio space. The ground floor accommodation comprises of an entrance hall/
cross passage with a brick floor, rear access and
the main reception rooms either side. To the left
is the south facing drawing room with exposed
beams, an inglenook fireplace and a multi fuel
burning stove. To the right is the dining room with
the same brick floor, wood panelling, the bible
cupboard and an old bread oven. This room
leads through to the study and the kitchen/
breakfast room. The country style Robert Charles
kitchen is housed in an extension, added two
years ago, with integrated appliances, an instant
hot water tap, wooden bespoke units, a butler
sink and an electric Everhot range with induction
hob set in the tiled recess.

A garden room, with access to the parking area
and gardens, adjoins the kitchen and leads
through to a further sitting room, cloakroom
with WC and store room and a utility room.
There is boiler room, accessed from the outside,
attached to the utility room. Stairs from the
dining room lead to the first floor with the master
bedroom and ensuite bathroom straight ahead.
To the right are two further bedrooms, one with
an ornamental fireplace and both with ample
storage. To the left of the stairs are the family
shower room and the other extension, added in
2000, providing another bedroom or a studio/
office space. The room has exposed beams and
dormer window with views over the gardens.
A further store room is found at one end.

Deer Leap Farm is situated in the pretty village of Higher Ashton and has wonderful views of the Teign Valley, Dartmoor National Park and Haldon Forest. The villages of Higher and Lower Ashton offer everyday amenities including the parish church, Post Office and village stores and the renowned Manor Inn restaurant and pub.

Christow, approximately 1½ miles away, provides further amenities, including a tennis club, and an excellent primary school. A further primary school can be found in Doddiscombsleigh, 2 miles away, along with the award winning Nobody Inn restaurant.

Secondary schooling can be found in Exeter and, via a local school bus, at Teign School in Kingsteignton. Walking and riding is widely available in the surrounding countryside on Dartmoor, Haldon Hills and Forest. There is fishing in the River Teign, golf at the nearby Teign valley golf course and sailing is available along the South Devon coast.

Exeter, 8 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.

The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the
A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall to the South and Bristol and London to the North and
East. There are regular rail services to London
Paddington from Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of
domestic and international flights including two
flights a day to London City Airport.

Deer Leap Farm is accessed via a five bar gate
and has a parking area for several cars to the
east of the house. This also provides access to
the outbuildings and gardens. The pretty and
well-maintained gardens have many established
trees and shrubs, including crab apple, apple and
ornamental trees. There are lawned areas, a stream and a large pond with a beautiful willow tree. Two bridges cross the stream, one pedestrian and one for garden machinery access to the fields. There is a Hartley botanic greenhouse tucked away in the woodland with electricity and water connected.

The outbuildings comprise of three separate stone
barns. There is a carport and a workshop, with the
other rooms being used for storage. There is the
potential for conversion if needed, subject to the
relevant planning permissions, or stabling.

Deer Leap Farm has fields of pasture and
woodland to the north and east of the property.
Two fields, approximately 4 and 4.2 acres
respectively, have pedestrian access from the
road and an agricultural right of way access over
a neighbouring farmer's field.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016

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Nearest station

  • Exeter St. Thomas (5.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Exeter

24 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799092 Local call rate

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