Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9EH | Property for sale | Savills
3,273 sq ft(304.07 sq m)
Guide price £1,400,000

StocklandHoniton, Devon, EX14 9EH

    Key features

    • Recently modernised, retaining many original features
    • Grade II Listed and set in beautiful gardens and grounds extending to about 5.38 acres
    • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (1 en suite) and 3 reception rooms
    • Recently re-thatched and re-rendered, with potential for further extension, subject to the necessary consents
    • Plenty of outbuildings including garaging and workshops

    A characterful thatched farmhouse, set in an idyllic rural location on the edge of the village of Stockland, within the Blackdown Hills AONB.

    About this property

    • The property dates from the early 17th Century, constructed of rubble stone and cobb under a thatched roof, which was re-thatched in 2021. The house offers accommodation over two floors, brimming with character and original features throughout.

      On the ground floor there is a cross passage hallway, with storage cupboards and staircase to the first floor. Three reception rooms include a snug/sitting room, a large sitting/dining room with substantial inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. an inner hallway, with secondary staircase and cloakroom, provides access to a study and further to the delightful kitchen/breakfast room, with bay window overlooking the garden.

      From the kitchen/breakfast room, there is access to a utility room and further to a workshop area, which have the potential for further development, possibly to a self-contained annexe, subject to the necessary consents.

      On the first floor there are four bedrooms, the principal bedroom suite having a dressing area with fitted cupboards and an en suite shower room. On the landing, two cloakrooms and two guest bathrooms complete the first floor layout.

      Outside, the gardens and grounds are a delight, offering a great amount of privacy and seclusion, amongst large areas of lawn, mature shrubs and borders and a significant selection of specimen trees creating the atmosphere of an arboretum.

      Within the grounds there is a stream and two medieval ponds as well as the detached garage buildings and a further selection of outbuildings. In all, the property extends to just over 5 acres.

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    Period charm in this wonderfully private setting make this a truly special rural retreat.

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Ford House is set on the edge of the small hamlet of Millhayes, about 1.6 miles from the conservation village of Stockland, a much sought-after village located in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    • Stockland has a thriving community with a highly regarded primary school, a village hall, community public house and ancient Church of St Michael and All Angels.
    • Further popular villages in the area include Membury and Dalwood, which also has a community run shop and popular public house. About 6.5 miles to the South West is the busy market town of Honiton which has a variety of shops including many antique shops, a sports centre/swimming pool and mainline rail link to London (Waterloo).
    • The Cathedral City of Exeter to the west is also close at hand, with an excellent shopping centre, state and independent schools, sports and leisure facilities, a mainline rail link to London (Paddington), M5 access and International Airport.
    • The wonderful World Heritage Coastline at Lyme Bay, known as the Jurassic Coast, is about 10 miles to the south and is a popular destination with its dramatic cliffs, stunning coastal walks and beaches.

    Additional information

    • RIGHTS OF WAY: a neighbor has an infrequently used right of way over a small section of the driveway.
    • SERVICES: Private drainage. Mains water & electricity. Oil-fired central heating. Broadband connected.
    • 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: what3words: Stockland about 1.6 miles, Membury about 3.5 miles, Honiton about 6.4 miles, Chard about 7.8 miles, Axminster about 8.5 miles, Lyme Regis about 13 miles.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G