Dunkeswell, Honiton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An attractive late Victorian detached house nestled in the stunning countryside with 20 acres of grounds. Spacious and adaptable detached Victorian home. Large kitchen/ breakfast room. Excellent reception rooms. Four bedrooms (one en suite). Garaging for four vehicles. Summerhouse/ Chalet. 6 acres of grounds with large pond. 14 acres of mixed native woodland. EPC Band: E


Stentwood Coach House is situated in a beautiful tucked away position down a private road between the villages of Dunkeswell and Hemyock. The old village of Dunkeswell provides a church, chapel and village hall, along with a village shop and a Doctors surgery in the new part of the village. Hemyock benefits from The Catherine Wheel public house, village shop, Doctors Surgery, village hall and primary school. The Blackdown Hills designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, located near the Devon/Somerset border between Taunton and Honiton. There are a range of bridleways and footpaths within the vicinity allowing you to take advantage of the attractive surrounding countryside.

The market town of Honiton has a good range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities along with access to the A30 trunk road, which provides access to Exeter to the West and the A303/M3 to the East. To the North is the Somerset county town of Taunton, which provides an extensive range of facilities and access to the M5 at Junction 25. The South coast is within easy reach and designated a World Heritage coastline.


The property was built in the late 1800's and includes a wealth of character to create this comfortable and spacious family home. On the ground floor are a number of reception rooms, many of which are designed to take advantage of the glorious views across the valley. The beautifully appointed Kitchen/Breakfast Room consists of bespoke units under granite and oak work tops with a Belfast sink, wine fridge and electric oven with hob and extractor over. As well as a window taking in the breath-taking views, there are also bi-folding doors out on to a patio area, ideal for entertaining on a Summer evening.

There is an open plan split level Sitting Room and Dining Room with patio doors out to a raised decking area, again making the most of those magnificent views. There is also a spectacular large Drawing Room with picture window and Jetmaster fire for enjoying those more formal occasions. One of the four bedrooms is on the ground floor with an en suite shower room. There is also a Study, Play/Games Room, WC/Shower Room and a Utility Room.

From the Dining Room, stairs lead up to the first floor to a good sized landing. There are three spacious Bedrooms, one of which has a separate staircase to the downstairs WC/ Shower Room. The Family Bathroom has a white suite, comprising a free standing roll top bath, WC, sink with storage under and a separate shower cubicle.

All of these rooms have been maintained to a high standard and provide the space and comfort required for family life.


Approached over a parking area are two double garages with electric doors and a terrace providing ample parking. There are 6 acres of gardens consisting predominantly of sweeping lawns interspersed with a variety of specimen trees and a large pond. To the bottom of the valley is 14 acres of native woodland. In total, there are 20 acres of grounds.


Mains electricity. Private water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.


From Honiton, head East taking the left turn signposted to Dunkeswell. Proceed up the hill to Limers Cross and turn left. Remain on this road through both the new and old village of Dunkeswell passing the airfield. Continue for about a mile and turn right to Stentwood. Follow the no through lane down and around to the right and the property will be found on the left.

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