Beer, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2QB | Property for sale | Savills
288.46 sq m(3,105 sq ft)
Guide price £1,695,000

BeerSeaton, Devon, EX12 2QB

    Key features

    • Wonderful coastal setting with sea views as far as Portland Bill on a clear day
    • Arts and Crafts style house extending to about 3,105 sq ft (including garage)
    • Set in generous landscaped gardens of about an acre
    • Garaging, summerhouse, studio/workshop and extensive outbuildings
    • Within easy reach of the South West Coastal Footpath and local amenities
    • No Onward Chain

    Fantastic coastal property set in generous landscaped gardens of about 1 acre, enjoying far reaching views over the Jurassic Coastline towards Portland Bill and inland along the Axe Valley.

    About this property

    • The Mount is an attractive detached house, set in an enviable position, enjoying wonderful views over its gardens to the Jurassic coastline, River Axe and surrounding countryside. The building dates from the 1920's and is constructed of local flint and Beer stone elevations under a tiled roof. The building provides spacious accommodation of over 3,000 sq ft that is presented in immaculate order throughout, including a beautifully fitted kitchen and modern bathroom facilities.

      On the ground floor, an entrance vestibule opens into a bright and spacious reception and dining hall with a bay window. The sitting room has a gas fireplace and a panoramic feature window that enjoys an easterly aspect with breathtaking sea views. There is a snug, which could also be used as a fourth bedroom, with the use of the ground floor cloakroom/shower room.

      The contemporary kitchen has white gloss units with integrated Miele gas and electric appliances. From the kitchen there are double doors to a fabulous conservatory with under floor heating, automated ventilation and a pair of French doors opening onto a garden terrace. There is also a well fitted utility room with a door to the outside. Off the utility room is a study with floor to ceiling fitted cupboards and shelves.

      On the first floor, there is a large galleried landing, with walk-in airing cupboard. The principal bedroom has magnificent coastal and rural aspects and a spectacular en suite bathroom, with stand-alone bath and separate shower unit. There are two guest bedroom suites with en suite facilities. All bedrooms have generous fitted wardrobes. From the landing, a loft hatch provides access to a large boarded roof-space that could be converted to provide additional accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.

      Gardens and Grounds - The gardens surrounding the property have been beautifully maintained and offer fine views in all directions. There is a private tarmacked and gravelled driveway, accessed via a pair of electrically operated wrought iron gates, which leads to a spacious parking and turning area in front of the house and detached garage.

      The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and are bordered by mature trees and hedges, providing privacy and shelter. Within the gardens there are mature shrub borders, specimen trees, an orchard and terraces from which to enjoy the property's stunning location. Within the gardens there is a detached studio that would be ideal as a home office or gym, a Cedar Wood summer house, workshop/garden store, a potting shed/workshop, with barbeque terrace.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Timeless Arts and Crafts style meets modern finishes, blending this spectacular coastal home with its far-reaching rural and coastal outlook.

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • The property is situated on the edge of the popular fishing village of Beer and is perfectly situated, enjoying spectacular coastal views, whilst also being within easy reach of some of East Devon's most favoured villages, towns and landmarks. Beer has a long fishing heritage that is still very much alive today, with a colorful selection of fishing boats. Fresh fish and Beer crab is for sale at the beach. In the past the village was equally well known as a smuggling base and was the home of notorious Devon smuggler, Jack Rattenbury.
    • The South West Coastal footpath is within easy reach of the property, offering wonderful walks to Branscombe and Sidmouth in the east and Seaton and Lyme Regis in the west. Beer has a selection of galleries, restaurants, beach cafes, shops including a village stores, deli, pharmacy, pub, hotel and an active sailing club. There are two supermarkets in nearby Seaton. A further range of shops, pubs and restaurants can be found in the local area, such as Hix Oyster and Fish House at Lyme Regis, River Cottage Kitchen & Store at Axminster and Masons Arms in Branscombe. Sidmouth, about 10 miles to the east has a Waitrose supermarket.
    • Beer has a highly regarded primary school and there are many secondary schools in the area, including Colyton Grammar School , less than 3 miles away, rated by Ofsted as 'Outstanding'. Colyton Grammar has been named the second best state secondary school in the South West and the 10th best nationally in the Sunday Time Schools Guide 2023. Exeter has a range of excellent private schools.
    • Communication links to the area are good, with the A30 at Honiton providing a link to the A303, or M5 Motorway at Exeter. There are regular train services to London Waterloo from Honiton and Axminster, and Exeter International Airport has daily flights to London City Airport, as well as a wide selection of UK and international destinations.

    Additional information

    • SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
    • VIEWINGS: Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.
    • FIXTURES & FITINGS: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc. are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
    • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
    • 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
    • 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
    • Directions: From Exeter, take the A3052 towards Sidmouth and Lyme Regis, passing through the village of Newton Poppleford to Sidford. On leaving Sidford, proceed for about 7 miles, then take the B3174 to Beer. Proceed out of the village on the B3174 towards Seaton and the entrance to The Mount will be found on the right hand side, between two stone pillars. Beach 300 yards, Beer Village ½ mile, Branscombe 3 miles, Sidmouth 10 miles, Honiton 10 miles, Axminster 9 miles, Lyme Regis 9 miles. (All distances are approximate).
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G