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Property DetailsA Grade II listed four bedroom house on the edge of this popular village in the Teign Valley
3 Reception rooms and study
Master bedroom suite
3 Further bedrooms
Family shower room
In all 2821 Sqft.
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 farmers field.
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Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Higher Ashton, Exeter boasts four bedrooms. The property is presently selling at $845,000.
This property is listed by Richard Speedy of Strutt & Parker based in England.