Higher Ashton

Exeter, United Kingdom

Single Family

4 beds


  • Property Details

    A Grade II listed four bedroom house on the edge of this popular village in the Teign Valley

    Entrance hall
    3 Reception rooms and study
    Kitchen/breakfast room
    Master bedroom suite
    3 Further bedrooms
    Family shower room
    In all 2821 Sqft.
    Outbuildings
    Gardens and pastureland
    Lot 1- Deer Leap Farm, range of outbuildings,
    gardens and land extending to about 14.9 acres as coloured pink on plan

    Deer Leap Farm is a beautiful thatched cottage,
    originally dating from 1640, with a wealth of period features set in approximately 14.9 acres
    of land. The features include exposed beams,
    fireplaces, a bread oven and a bible cupboard.
    The current owners have added two extensions
    over the last 15 years, in keeping with the original house, creating a modern kitchen and a further bedroom/studio space. The ground floor accommodation comprises of an entrance hall/
    cross passage with a brick floor, rear access and
    the main reception rooms either side. To the left
    is the south facing drawing room with exposed
    beams, an inglenook fireplace and a multi fuel
    burning stove. To the right is the dining room with
    the same brick floor, wood panelling, the bible
    cupboard and an old bread oven. This room
    leads through to the study and the kitchen/
    breakfast room. The country style Robert Charles
    kitchen is housed in an extension, added two
    years ago, with integrated appliances, an instant
    hot water tap, wooden bespoke units, a butler
    sink and an electric Everhot range with induction
    hob set in the tiled recess.

    A garden room, with access to the parking area
    and gardens, adjoins the kitchen and leads
    through to a further sitting room, cloakroom
    with WC and store room and a utility room.
    There is boiler room, accessed from the outside,
    attached to the utility room. Stairs from the
    dining room lead to the first floor with the master
    bedroom and ensuite bathroom straight ahead.
    To the right are two further bedrooms, one with
    an ornamental fireplace and both with ample
    storage. To the left of the stairs are the family
    shower room and the other extension, added in
    2000, providing another bedroom or a studio/
    office space. The room has exposed beams and
    dormer window with views over the gardens.
    A further store room is found at one end.

    Deer Leap Farm is accessed via a five bar gate
    and has a parking area for several cars to the
    east of the house. This also provides access to
    the outbuildings and gardens. The pretty and
    well-maintained gardens have many established
    trees and shrubs, including crab apple, apple and
    ornamental trees. There are lawned areas, a stream and a large pond with a beautiful willow tree. Two bridges cross the stream, one pedestrian and one for garden machinery access to the fields. There is a Hartley botanic greenhouse tucked away in the woodland with electricity and water connected.

    The outbuildings comprise of three separate stone
    barns. There is a carport and a workshop, with the
    other rooms being used for storage. There is the
    potential for conversion if needed, subject to the
    relevant planning permissions, or stabling.

    Deer Leap Farm has fields of pasture and
    woodland to the north and east of the property.
    Two fields, approximately 4 and 4.2 acres
    respectively, have pedestrian access from the
    road and an agricultural right of way access over
    a neighbouring farmer’s field.
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  • Additional Property Information

    This single family listing located at Higher Ashton, Exeter has four bedrooms. The property is presently offered for $1,131,979.

    This property is listed by Richard Speedy of Strutt & Parker headquartered in United Kingdom.