Upottery, Honiton, Devon, EX14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A well four bedroom detached period cottage, situated in a stunning rural location with superb views and easy access to the A30. The property also benefits from not being listed.

This quirky thatched cottage is located in a peaceful position on the edge of Upottery, just a short drive from the popular town of Honiton. Its position within the beautiful Devon countryside allows for stunning rural views as well as a private backdrop into local woodland areas.

The property itself is approached via a private gated driveway with ample parking. There are currently two entrances to the front of the property, the original feature front door and porch, or the side entrance, currently used by the present owner. The side entrance leads through to a useful entrance/utility space with WC with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. This leads through to an attractive kitchen space, fitted with a range of wall and base units with roll edge work surfaces over and with Economy7 Electric Aga. An open plan aspect leads into the dining area with French doors opening to the rear patio area. Also on the ground floor, there is a living room with large feature inglenook fireplace, a drawing room, and a snug/study area. A spiral staircase leads you to the first floor.

Upstairs there are four spacious bedrooms some with fitted wardrobe space, as well as a family bathroom fitted with a panelled bath, WC, wash basin and walk in shower. There is also a separate WC.

This unique property is unlisted and therefore any works anyone wish to carry out may be approved subject to the correct planning consent being granted. Throughout the property you will see many of its original features dating back many years such as exposed stone work through the halls and stair case, a large inglenook fireplace in the living room and 1578 date stone to the front porch. This property really is one of a kind and needs to be viewed to fully appreciate what it has to offer.

Mount Pleasant Cottage is set in an accessible position over looking the Otter Valley in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and widely regarded as some of the most attractive countryside in the county. The property is situated approximately 1½ miles to the north east of the village of Upottery. Upottery provides a thriving local community with a public house, village hall, church and a well respected primary school whilst the market town of Honiton lies approximately 6 miles to the south east. Despite its rural position the property enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts and further afield with access to the M5 motorway available at Exeter (J29), Cullompton (J28) and Taunton (J25). Main line rail services to London are also available at Honiton (Waterloo) and Taunton (Paddington). Access to the A30/303 trunk route is readily available providing an easy link to London and the South East, with international airports at Exeter and Bristol. To the south lies the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, with pretty coastal towns and villages such as Lyme Regis, Seaton and Sidmouth.

Externally there is a large patio area offering a perfect sun trap for sitting out. Steps and slope rise up the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with large trees surrounding he hillside position. At the top of the garden there is a large workshop with the level area of the garden offering stunning views over the top of the cottage and across the valley to nearby countryside. The garden drops away from the hillside from the top level back to the property at ground level. The front offers ample parking for a number of vehicles on a gravelled driveway, there is also a useful office space with lighting and power ideal for a work from home area.

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