Northcote Hill, Honiton

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented country house with annexe, stunning views and gardens. In all 1.87 acres (0.75 ha) EPC BAND E

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION

Field House is a substantial country house dating back to the 1930's and has been in the same family ownership for over 37 years. The property has a number of original features including high ceilings and well-proportioned rooms, expected from a property of this era, along with servants bell.

Located on the north eastern side of Honiton, occupying an elevated south west facing position enjoying superb views across the Otter Valley to Dumpdon Hill.

Honiton, about 1.5 miles away, provides for most day-to-day needs, amenities include schools, independent shops and recreational facilities, supermarkets, Community Hospital, and a twice weekly street market. A mainline station with trains to London Waterloo and Exeter Central, together with the A30 dual carriageway, ensure good communication links.

Exeter provides a more comprehensive range of facilities including an international airport, access to the M5 and a main line station on the London Paddington line. The popular East Devon coast, which includes Sidmouth, Branscombe and Lyme Regis, are within easy striking distance.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation is particularly light throughout, whilst enjoying the fantastic outlook, and is accessed from the reception hall with galleried landing. The superb kitchen/breakfast room is ideal for day-to-day family living and entertaining with double doors opening through to the garden room/conservatory. The kitchen includes a four oven classic AGA, extensive range of cupboard and drawer units and integrated appliances.

There is plenty of reception space, including a large sitting/dining room with two large bay windows, double doors opening to a garden room/conservatory and stone fireplace housing the wood burner, along with a snug currently known as 'The Den', again, with a bay window including double doors opening to the garden. Currently used as an office, formerly the garage, the spacious third reception room could be a separate dining room or playroom. The service rooms include a cloakroom and utility with further range of units and space for laundry appliances.

On the first floor there are four double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and two bathrooms. The three bedrooms along the back of the house enjoy the beautiful views across the surrounding countryside. The second floor is currently accessed via a loft ladder and is used as storage.

DAPHNE COTTAGE

The annexe is approached from the parking area and benefits from a private level patio and decking. The accommodation includes sitting room, kitchen/dining room with range of units and space for appliances and a double bedroom with en-suite wet room.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

Accessed from the country lane, the driveway leads to the turning circle providing an extensive parking area with a further gravelled area, if required. The gardens and grounds are breathtaking, with many different areas for taking advantage of the beautiful aspect and views. There has been extensive planting throughout the whole, including many sections of plants, shrubs and specimen trees, creating a wonderful setting.

To the rear of the house is a large patio, providing the perfect spot for outside entertainment. There is a large area of lawn to the side of the property, suitable for ball games, along with the productive kitchen garden and orchard. In the grounds are two timber storage sheds and a large greenhouse, whilst accessed from the parking area is a large double timber garage with electric up and over doors and connected with light and electricity.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water and gas. Private drainage.

DIRECTIONS

From Honiton High Street head east at the mini roundabout junction with the A35 bear left and take the first right signposted Stockland. Continue under the railway bridge up Northcote Hill for just over 0.5 miles and take the first left. The drive to Field House will be found on the left.

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