Higher Ashton

Exeter, United Kingdom

Single Family

4 beds

  • Property Details

    A Grade II listed four bedroom house, set in approximately 14.9 acres, on the edge of this popular village in the Teign ValleyEntrance hall3 Reception rooms and studyKitchen/breakfast roomMaster bedroom suite3 Further bedroomsFamily shower roomIn all 2821 Sqft.OutbuildingsGardens and pasturelandLot 1- Deer Leap Farm, range of outbuildings,gardens and land extending to about 14.9 acres as coloured pink on planDeer Leap Farm is a beautiful thatched cottage,originally dating from 1640, with a wealth of period features set in approximately 14.9 acresof land. The features include exposed beams,fireplaces, a bread oven and a bible cupboard.The current owners have added two extensionsover 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 andthe main reception rooms either side. To the leftis the south facing drawing room with exposedbeams, an inglenook fireplace and a multi fuelburning stove. To the right is the dining room withthe same brick floor, wood panelling, the biblecupboard and an old bread oven. This roomleads through to the study and the kitchen/breakfast room. The country style Robert Charleskitchen is housed in an extension, added twoyears ago, with integrated appliances, an instanthot water tap, wooden bespoke units, a butlersink and an electric Everhot range with inductionhob set in the tiled recess.A garden room, with access to the parking areaand gardens, adjoins the kitchen and leadsthrough to a further sitting room, cloakroomwith WC and store room and a utility room.There is boiler room, accessed from the outside,attached to the utility room. Stairs from thedining room lead to the first floor with the masterbedroom and ensuite bathroom straight ahead.To the right are two further bedrooms, one withan ornamental fireplace and both with amplestorage. To the left of the stairs are the familyshower room and the other extension, added in2000, providing another bedroom or a studio/office space. The room has exposed beams anddormer window with views over the gardens.A further store room is found at one end.Deer Leap Farm is accessed via a five bar gateand has a parking area for several cars to theeast of the house. This also provides access tothe outbuildings and gardens. The pretty andwell-maintained gardens have many establishedtrees and shrubs, including crab apple, apple andornamental 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 stonebarns. There is a carport and a workshop, with theother rooms being used for storage. There is thepotential for conversion if needed, subject to therelevant planning permissions, or stabling.Deer Leap Farm has fields of pasture andwoodland to the north and east of the property.Two fields, approximately 4 and 4.2 acresrespectively, have pedestrian access from theroad and an agricultural right of way access overa neighbouring farmer’s field.
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    This single family listing located at Higher Ashton, Exeter has four bedrooms. The property is presently priced at $845,000.

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