Exeter Road, Ottery St. Mary

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A partially developed 5-bedroom detached family home with 2.15 acres situated in a rural position on the outskirts of Ottery St Mary, home to the renowned The King's School.


The Firs is situated in a rural yet particularly accessible location on the outskirts of Ottery St Mary which offers extensive amenities and highly regarded The King's School. Equally the well-regarded Colyton Grammar school is within easy commute. Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club is only a short distance away by car, as are lovely walks on Woodbury Common, the largest intact pebbled heathland in Southern England. The popular coastal resorts of Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and Sidmouth are a short distance away.

To the north is the A30 which allows access to Exeter to the West and Honiton to the east. Exeter provides excellent facilities, an international airport and rail links on the London Paddington and Waterloo lines. Whilst Honiton, also on the London Waterloo line, has a twice weekly market, a range of shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities.


The property stands in a slightly elevated yet sheltered location enjoying attractive views over its own grounds to the hills beyond. It is set in gardens and grounds of 2.15 acres.

In March 2007 planning permission was granted for Demolition of outbuildings and extensions, construction of two storey rear extension and porch improvements REF: 07/0158/FUL. Further details can be found via the East Devon planning portal.

The current owners have completed the first fix of the project and have begun the second fix, however, extensive work is needed to complete. The property measures approximately 2,871 sqft of accommodation and consists of 33 x 18 10 kitchen / dining / family room, utility room, sitting room, study, downstairs family bathroom, 5 bedrooms, 6th bedroom or family bathroom, 3 en-suites and a loft room.

There is also a large brick-built barn to the rear of the property which could be converted into ancillary accommodation or a home office, subject to necessary consents.


Approached off Exeter Road onto a private drive that opens up to a parking area for several vehicles. The drive continues past the property with access onto Back Lane, creating a convenient drive-thru arrangement.

Surrounded by its own land the property occupies a secluded and private situation consisting of gardens with mature shrubs, trees and flower beds. To the west is a large paddock measuring approximately 1.44 acres of pasture land with existing green houses.


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


From Daisymount Roundabout proceed onto B3174 (Exeter Road) where after approximately half a mile the property can be found up a private drive on your left.


Strictly by appointment only.


The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional auction. The auction end date will be Wednesday 8th September at 6pm. The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website stags.co.uk.


The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000. From this a buyer's fee of £2,400 (Inc. VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.

An additional administration fee of £1,200 inc VAT will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags.


Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register via the online sales site and complete the ID checks. There is no charge for registration


-Guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation.

-Reserve Price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction.

-We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.

-Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.


Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page. It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.


Mrs Jo Knight, Everys, 46 New Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1DJ. 01404 43431.


The completion date will be as dictated by the solicitor and included in the legal pack, likely to be 20 working days following exchange.


Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

01404 758007

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