Picture No. 03
194.17 sq m(2,090 sq ft)
Guide price £800,000

Ford LaneWest Hill, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, EX11 1XE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Private setting with wonderful gardens
  • Popular village of West Hill
  • Double garage
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Hidden woodland

A detached home in a lovely private setting with wonderful gardens which extend to a hidden woodland area.

About this property

  • Built by the current owners, Elmhurst is of mock Tudor style with spacious accommodation throughout. The welcoming hallway brings you into the heart of the home with the large double aspect sitting room enjoying a striking brick fireplace with a wooden mantle and double doors out the rear garden. There is a separate dining room with a bay window which can be accessed via the entrance hall or sitting room, a further reception room and a modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room with an extensive range of wall, base and draw units. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a useful fitted utility room with access to the garden and a cloakroom. On the first floor there is a bright and airy landing, four double bedrooms, two of which benefit from en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom.

    Approached by a gravel driveway which provides ample parking and access to the double garage Elmhurst enjoys a leafy outlook to the front and rear. To the front there is a lawn area with numerous mature shrubs and trees. The landscaped rear garden is a delight with a patio area directly outside the property, a level lawn with established borders, flower beds and trees. There is an ornamental pond and, to the rear, a wooden bridge provides access to the hidden woodland area.

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Local information

  • The village of West Hill is set in a convenient yet rural area of East Devon, within easy reach of Ottery St. Mary, Honiton, Exeter and communication links including the A30, M5 Motorway and Exeter International Airport.
  • West Hill has an active community, with a village store with Post Office, church, village hall, garage, hairdressers and dental surgery.
  • There is also a highly regarded Ofsted Outstanding primary school in the village with The Kings School at Ottery St Mary, also Ofsted Outstanding, and Colyton Grammar also nearby.
  • Ottery St. Mary, about 4 miles away, has an interesting history, being the birthplace of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and also St Marys Church, described as a ‘miniature Exeter Cathedral'. The town has a range of amenities, including a Sainsbury's supermarket, a selection of independent shops and a medical centre.
  • Exeter, about 10 miles away, has a further selection of excellent state and private schooling facilities. To the south is the beautiful East Devon coastline, with the coastal towns of Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton being close at hand.
  • For walking and cycling enthusiasts nearby Woodbury Common offers many different foot and bridle paths to explore.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Ottery St Mary proceed into West Hill Road taking the first left into Lower Broad Oak Road. After approximately 1/2 a mile turn right into Ford Lane and the property can be found on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = D