4 bedroom detached house for saleLower Ridge, Chardstock, Axminster, East Devon, TA20 3ES
- Attractive smallholding with AOC farmhouse
- 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom & 1 shower room
- Elevated position with fine views
- Tranquil, rural setting
- Mature garden set in former cider orchard
- Double garage
- A pasture paddock with frontage to the River Kit
- A parcel of broadleaf native woodland
- In all about 13.76 acres (5.57 ha).
- For Sale as a whole or in up to three lots
An attractive smallholding with 4 bedroom farmhouse (AOC) in a sheltered but elevated position with fine views over the surrounding countryside, with paddocks and native woodland. In all about 13.76 acres (5.57 ha). For Sale by Private Treaty as a whole or in up to three lots
New House occupies a delightful rural position in a tranquil valley surrounded by unspoilt countryside on the Devon/Somerset border in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Located on the fringes of Chardstock Parish at Lower Ridge, the property is accessed from a quiet country lane and is set in an ancient cider orchard with views down to the River Kit. Chardstock is less than 2 miles away, offering an excellent range of local facilities including general store/post office, primary school, inn and thriving community hall with a host of village activies. The historic town of Chard is only 3 miles away, whilst the neighbouring market town of Axminster provides an extensive range of amenities, including the River Cottage Canteen, a weekly market as well as a mainline rail connection to London Waterloo (2 hours 40 minutes). Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site coast are nearby. Easily accessible are the larger centres of Taunton with its connection to the M5 motorway and Exeter with an international airport and the university.
This individual detached country house was built by the vendor's late parents in 1978 of rendered block and brick under a tiled roof. Subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition, it now requires some updating and improvement. The property faces south west and enjoys considerable privacy accessed by its own gated entrance, the drive then sweeps up to the parking area with steps up to the front of the house. The accommodation is well-proportioned, many of the light airy rooms are dual aspect and have attractive rural views. The generous sitting room has an open fireplace and opens onto a sunny conservatory. The kitchen, featuring a 2 oven Aga, opens into a large utility room with adjoining shower room. Upstairs the galleried landing leads to 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The surrounding gardens are set out informally to require minimum upkeep.
See Floorplan for accommodation and measurements.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn, featuring several traditional cider trees from the original orchard and a variety of spring flowering shrubs including lilac and camellias. Just below the house is a double garage (18’04 x 16’11) and to the side of the house there is a greenhouse and former vegetable garden. The remaining acreage is made up of pasture and a small area of mixed woodland.
Lot 1 New House, double garage, garden, pasture and native broadleaf woodland. In all about 2.25 acres (0.91 ha).
Lot 2 The Paddock - A gently sloping pasture paddock accessed from the lane with an area of native broadleaf woodland running down to the River Kit. In all about 2.47 acres (1.00 ha).
Lot 3 The Woodland - A parcel of broadleaf native woodland which forms part of the County Wildlife Site at Brockfield Bottom. Access from the lane and extensive frontage to the River Kit providing a haven for wildlife including otters. In all about 9.04 acres (3.66 ha).
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