Property Features

  • A substantial detached house situated in the heart of this prestigious village
  • Excellent local amenities including being within the King's School catchment area
  • Spacious dual aspect sitting room with attractive bay window and French doors
  • Dining room adjoining the kitchen and sitting room
  • Fully refurbished kitchen boasting a contemporary range of cupboards and drawers
  • Utility room offering additional storage
  • Four double bedrooms, two benefitting from an en-suite facility
  • Family bathroom fitted with a modern white suite
  • Substantial driveway and double garage
  • Beautifully landscaped large gardens with woodland garden extending to nearly an acre

Brief Description

Main Description

Ford Lane is conveniently situated close to the heart of this desirable and prestigious woodland village with its excellent amenities including a highly regarded primary school. The property also benefits from being within the King School catchment area and is also on the bus route for Colyton Grammar school. The A30 dual carriageway is within easy reach providing swift access to the Cathedral city of Exeter, M5 and the coast.

First time to the market since it was built, Elmhurst is a spacious and well-appointed home decorated in light neutral colours throughout and briefly comprises; galleried reception hall with cloakroom/WC and cloaks cupboard, spacious dual aspect sitting room with attractive bay window and French doors giving direct access to the rear garden. The feature fireplace is fitted with a real flame effect gas fire. The dining room is another good-sized room with pleasant garden outlooks and adjoins the kitchen and sitting room creating a wonderful room for more formal occasions. The kitchen has been fully refitted in recent years boasting a contemporary range of cupboards and drawers both at base and eye level, enhanced by solid granite worktops whilst integrating quality appliances including two Neff built in ovens, a warming drawer and an inset induction hob. A utility room offers additional storage and appliance space and a snug/office would lend itself for a variety of purposes and is a highly versatile room, concluding the ground floor.

On the first floor are four double bedrooms, two benefitting from an en-suite facility and the family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite.

The property is approached via a substantial gravelled driveway which provides off road parking for several vehicles including room for boats, caravans etc. The large double garage has light and power and electrically operated twin garage doors with adequate space above for conversion (STP). The gardens are beautifully landscaped and would please any keen gardener whilst there is plenty of room for children to run and play. Both front and rear gardens consist of around 0.5 of an acre and enjoy a variety of specimen plants, shrubs and trees which produce a wonderful range of colour throughout the year. The rear garden has a substantial paved patio area with feature garden pond and pergola which is engulfed in a wonderful mature wisteria and there is plenty of room to enjoy outdoor dining/entertaining in the summer months whilst admiring this idyllic setting in a feeling of seclusion and privacy.

To the end of the garden is a footbridge which gives access to the wooded copse of around 0.3 acre, which is a haven for local wildlife. This provides a total plot size of just under an acre

West Hill is an appealing and individual village with a mini-supermarket at its heart which is open long hours and includes a post office. There is also a pretty church, high achieving modern primary school, village hall, garage, hairdresser, dentist and bus services. The town of Ottery St Mary is about 2 miles away with the renowned King's School, medical centre, Sainsbury's supermarket and other shops/amenities. Exeter and the M5 (about 8 miles) are easily reached along the A30 dual carriageway. Honiton with station (Waterloo-Exeter) is about 8 miles and the coast at Sidmouth about 6 miles.

VIEWING By prior appointment with Redferns 01404 814306

OUTGOINGS Council Tax Band G

SERVICES We understand all mains services are connected. Smart heating and a built-in hoover system.

TENURE Freehold

AGENTS NOTE Data protection act of 2017. We are now required to obtain proof of ID and proof of residence for any prospective purchaser before formally agreeing a sale. Photographic identification such as passport or driving licence, proof of residence, utility bill, council tax or official Inland Revenue correspondence.

IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. Every care is taken in preparing these particulars but they do not constitute nor constitute any part of an offer or a contract. They are prepared in good faith but they are for guidance only and intended to give a fair description of the property. 2. Statements contained in these particulars are not to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and are made without responsibility on the part of the agents or vendor. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each statement. The vendor does not make or give and neither the agents or their employees have authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property or its use. 3. Any reference to alterations to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These must be verified by any intending purchaser. 4. All properties are offered subject to contract and being unsold. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser in inspecting any property which has been sold, let or withdrawn.5. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only. 6. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective but we endeavour to make our particulars accurate. If there are any points of particular importance please contact us before viewing and we will be pleased to check or clarify information.

Redferns is a trading name of Redferns Ottery St Mary Limited Registered in England and Wales 4817078

Registered Office 1 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1BR


Please contact us on 01404 814306 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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