Buckerell, Honiton

£1,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Countryside home with barns, 2 holiday cottages and over 6 acres

SITUATION & DESCRIPTION

Sowton Farm enjoys a wonderful south facing position with views over its own land and the surrounding countryside. Garaging and range of traditional buildings with two holiday cottages and planning permission for two further holiday cottages. Landscaped gardens, pasture & woodland. The south facing farmhouse, which is understood to date back to the 1900s, is not Listed and has been improved over the years with a new kitchen and en suites.

Located between the rural villages of Buckerell and Feniton, the surrounding area is delightful rolling East Devon countryside. The market town of Honiton is about 3 miles which has a range of facilities including a station on the London Waterloo line, to the south is Ottery St Mary with the renowned The Kings School, whilst readily accessible to the west is Exeter and its excellent range of facilities.

ACCOMMODATION

On the ground floor, there is a drawing room with stone fireplace, stylish kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired Aga, NEFF integrated appliances, as well as a large island unit and double NEFF 'hide & slide' oven. To the rear is a utility, WC and boot room. There is a reception hall with drinks cupboard, cloakroom, conservatory, sitting room/snug and a large office/studio with vaulted ceiling leading onto the garaging.

On the first floor, the principal bedroom suite has a large bathroom with double vanity units and separate shower as well as a dressing room/ 5th bedroom. There are 2 guest bedrooms each with en suites and further bedroom connected via the principal bedroom.

OUTSIDE

The drive sweeps beside the cottages to a parking area to the front of the house beside the generous triple garage and workshop.

The gardens in front of the house are mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders, a vegetable patch, mature hedges and attractive trees.

To the rear of the house is a further lawn with espalier apple trees and a second drive providing lots of additional parking and access to the paddocks.

The land, which runs south and east from the house, is very gently sloping and laid to pasture, split into three enclosures.

HOLIDAY COTTAGES

Granted planning consent in September 2011 for four holiday cottages (Ref 11/1375/FUL) - Plans available from the agents. Two of the units were converted to a high standard including quality kitchens with integrated appliances, solid timber doors and windows. Grove Cottage (sleeps 2 - 1 double) and Orchard (sleeps 6 - 3 doubles main bedroom en suite). They have private patios, a communal garden and parking to the right of the drive.

TRADITIONAL BARNS

There are a range of useful outbuildings to the west of the house beside a courtyard with planning permission 'live' for two further holiday cottages sleeping up to 4 (2 double en suite) each.

SERVICES

Mains electric. Private water (shared) and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS

At Fenny Bridges on the old A30 head north signposted to Feniton. Pass under the new A30 and turn right heading to Buckerell. After approximately half a mile the property is on your right.

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Stags - Honiton Sales

Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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