This impressive and highly versatile family home was thoughtfully designed and built by the current owner to a high specification with due care and attention to detail that only an owner would consider. The location is highly accessible with the A30 dual carriageway being within a 5-minute drive with swift access to the Cathedral City of Exeter and the M5 making commuting an extremely viable option from this idyllic setting. The immediate countryside offers excellent walking and horse-riding facilities and the property lies within the catchment area of the renowned Colyton Grammar and the King's School.
The property was constructed in 2015 exceeding building specification and thermal properties. The design has been thoughtfully considered to be a spacious yet economic home to run, with minimum impact to the environment. The well-proportioned light and airy accommodation briefly comprises: spacious reception hall with cloakroom WC and a beautifully presented dual-aspect kitchen/dining room with substantial bifold doors that dominate almost the entire width of the room with pleasant garden outlooks. The kitchen area is comprehensively fitted with an extensive range of contemporary cupboards and drawers, both at base and eye-level, enhanced by attractive worktops and integrated appliances including a central island for additional food preparation/breakfast bar. There is plenty of room for a family-sized dining table and chairs. This room is certainly the heart of the home with a snug area providing a lovely environment for families to cook, dine and socialise together. There is a utility room offering additional storage and appliance space and a lovely sitting room with feature vaulted ceiling with full-height windows, again perfectly framing the lovely garden outlooks. The woodburning/multi-fuel stove is a wonderful feature on a winters evening. The ground floor double bedroom is a lovely double room with an ensuite bathroom facility and lends itself perfectly to anyone with a single floor living requirement.
On the first floor are three further spacious double bedrooms (the smallest measuring just under 16 feet) and the master also benefits from an ensuite bathroom facility and fully fitted bedroom furniture. The family bathroom benefits from both bath and separate shower cubicle. All the bathrooms are fitted with modern stylish white suites.
The property is approached via a five-bar timber double gate which leads onto a large driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles, including boats, caravans, etc. and access to the double garage. The double garage would also lend itself to being converted to additional accommodation if ever required, providing potential granny annexe, etc.
The gardens and grounds are another appealing feature and is a gardener's paradise bursting with a variety of specimen plants, shrubs and trees creating a range of colour throughout the year. There are some wonderful features with pebbled walls and brick archways with raised and sunken flowerbeds creating an element of character and charm. There are several different areas that allow ample space for children to run and play and plenty of room for outdoor dining/entertaining in the summer months. A principal garden enjoys a southerly aspect taking full advantage of the sun throughout the day and there is a greenhouse as well as a vegetable/kitchen garden. A basement room offers additional storage and has light and power, providing potential garden office or gym etc. In all the total plot extends to approximately a third of an acre including this wonderful home. AREA
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 well-known Kings School, medical centre, Sainsbury's supermarket and other shops/amenities. Exeter and the M5 (about 8 miles) is easily reached along the A30 dual carriageway. Honiton with station (Waterloo-Exeter) is about 8 miles and the coast at Sidmouth about 6 miles. SERVICES
We understand mains electricity and water are connected. Super fast Broadband is available.
Private drainage system and LPG central heating.
The property has been designed with energy efficiency in mind with a Gray water system that can supply WCs, for watering the garden, etc.
The woodburner/multi-fuel stove also benefits from a back boiler creating hot water and 2 vents allow heat from the woodburner/stove to circulate throughout the first floor.
The property also has allowance for using an off-grid generator system if desired. OUTGOINGS
Council Tax band F
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