Understood to have 16th Century origins, and converted from former farm buildings, this attractive and individual Grade II Listed property offers well proportioned and flexible accommodation. There are numerous period structural features throughout, including many exposed oak beams and timbers. The property has recently been the subject of tasteful and sympathetic improvement by the present owner, fitted and finished to a high standard. Including the annexe, the property can provide four double bedrooms, three with en-suite and two with dressing rooms. Out side, there is an enclosed courtyard, patio garden and an orchard with views of the local church.
Venn Ottery is a rural village in East Devon, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Newton Poppleford and the A3052 Exeter road is a little over a mile away, convenient for those who need access into the City, Exeter International Airport, or the M5 motorway junction. The Regency seaside town of Sidmouth, with its excellent range of amenities, including a Cinema, Theatre, numerous independent shops and High Street chains including Waitrose Supermarket, is a little over four miles away.
From our office on the High Street in Sidmouth, leave the town via the B3176 (Bulverton Road). At the Bowd junction cross the A3052, signposted Ottery St Mary and follow the road for approximately one and a half miles, turning left into Tipton St John. Follow the road for around half a mile and opposite the Primary School turn left. Follow the lane for approximately three quarters of a mile until reaching the T junction with Lynch Head. Proceed straight across into Barton Mews, bearing left at the end of the cul-de-sac, where the property will be found.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions comprises:
Recessed, period timber front door set behind an older timber door frame opening into the:
An L’ shaped hall with high ceilings and a window set behind an original barn window opening looking into the courtyard. Radiator. Exposed timbers. Glazed oak inner door to a:
Glazed oak door to the rear garden. Plumbing for a washing machine.
From the hallway a further oak latch & brace door opens into the:
DINING ROOM 3.8m x 5.0m (12’6 x 16’3)
KITCHEN 3.9m x 3.2m (12’9 x 10’6)
A superb room of a good size and featuring an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed oak frame work and Velux windows. Glazed double doors open into the rear garden, with additional windows to both the front and rear. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of modern soft close Sheraton floor standing and wall mounted Sheraton units with features including a plate rack, display cabinets, corner carousel and central island. Quality worksurfaces have matching upstands and downlighting. Integrated dishwasher. Built in pantry. Space for a ‘range style’ cooker and American fridge/freezer. Oak flooring throughout. Two radiators.
Of an irregular shape and measuring approximately 4.3m x 5.0m (14’3 x 16’3) Timber framed double glazed window to the side, with a pleasant view over the neighbouring green. Fireplace with oak lintel and log burner standing on a slate hearth. Radiator.
Three windows to the side. Radiator. Exposed timbers. Stairs descending to a:
FAMILY ROOM / BEDROOM TWO
5.1m x 3.5m (16’9 x 11’6) Double aspect, with windows to both sides. Radiator. Exposed ceiling beam. Doors to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Timber double glazed window to the side. A modern white suite comprising a WC, wash basin and shower cubicle with chrome mains shower. Chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator. Tiled flooring.
Timber double glazed window. Radiator.
4.1m x 2.6m (13’6 x 8’9) Timber double glazed window, again with pleasant westerly facing views over the neighbouring green. Radiator. Exposed ceiling beam. Built in double wardrobe. Walk in storage cupboard.
Timber double glazed window, again with pleasant views. A modern white suite comprising a roll top ball and claw bath, WC, bidet and wash basin. Tiled flooring with under floor heating. Chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator. Double doors to an airing cupboard. Exposed ceiling beam.
From the inner hallway stairs also rise to the:
5.2m x 3.5m (17’ x 11’6) A double aspect room with westerly views over the neighbouring green. Radiator. Roof void storage area. Further storage cupboard. Doors to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Double glazed Velux window. A modern white suite comprising a shower cubicle with chrome mains shower, WC and wash basin. Tiled flooring. Chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator.
Window. Built in wardrobe. Fitted hanging rail. Radiator.
OUTSIDE AND GARDEN
There is a gated entrance from Barton Mews leading to a generous parking and turning area for several cars. A five bar gate opens into an enclosed cobblestone courtyard, with saplings and a brick paved pathway leading to the property. To the rear a paved patio garden connects the property to the separate annexe and enjoys a southerly aspect, with a good degree of privacy. There is outside lighting and a cold water tap, with gates opening onto the neighbouring green and to the opposite side, a pathway leading to a:
BOILER ROOM / UTILITY
2.5m x 2.8m (8’3 x 9’3) Window. Belfast sink. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Floor standing oil fired boiler. Fitted shelving.
Beyond the boiler room a pathway leads to a lawn garden/orchard with a south westerly aspect, with steps rising past young fruit trees and leading to a hardstanding area with gated access from the rear lane. There are glorious views over the property to St Gregory’s Church.
OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM / BEDROOM
5.9m x 2.6m (19’3 x 8’9) A double aspect room with windows to the front and rear. Electric heater. Door to an:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Window. A modern white suite comprising a WC, wash basin and shower cubicle with electric shower. Electric chrome ‘ladder style’ radiator. Tiled flooring.
We are advised by the seller that she grants permission to Churchgoers to use her parking area.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band for the property is band F.
Vacant possession on completion.
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