The Old Coach House, Upottery, Honiton, Devon, EX14

£210,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Sympathetically converted 2 bedroom penthouse apartment in the heart of the village.

SITUATION

This characterful penthouse apartment in a sympathetically converted Grade II Listed Old Coach House, is situated in the heart of the rural village of Upottery. Set in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Upottery benefits from a public house, The Sidmouth Arms, a highly regarded primary school and church. The nearby A30 gives access to both Honiton and the city of Exeter whilst Taunton is within easy reach to the north.

 

Honiton benefits from comprehensive amenities including shops, schooling, recreational facilities and a railway station on the London Waterloo line. The larger centre of Exeter caters for all needs including an international airport, mainline railway station on both the Paddington and Waterloo lines and access onto the M5 motorway.

 

16 Miles to the south is the Jurassic coastline at Lyme Regis, with further popular resorts along the Lyme Bay at Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth.

DESCRIPTION

This penthouse apartment was sympathetically converted in the late 80's within this beautiful Grade II Listed Old Coach House formed around a charming paved courtyard.

 

The building itself has a wealth of history, built by Lord Sidmouth in the 19th Century as the stables and coach house to serve Upottery Manor next door (now demolished). The property is constructed of local stone and flint, with Membury stone ashlar dressings under a slate roof.

 

This character property would make an ideal full-time residence, or second home for those hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of day to day life.

ACCOMMODATION

Set at the top of this impressive property, Cabriolet, has a wealth of light, character and lovely views over the surrounding countryside.

 

The entrance way (shared with one other property) leads up to the apartment, allowing full view of the beautiful exterior of large arch windows and exposed stone work providing a welcoming start to this unique home.

 

Upon entering the property there is an entrance porch with space for coats and shoes, a further door provides access to the central hall way with a seating area with storage benches. The cosy sitting room has a double aspect and features exposed beams and stonework, this room flows through into the triple aspect kitchen/ diner with a range of units and integrated appliances.

 

There are two bedrooms, the master with en suite with under floor heating, built in wardrobe and similar exposed beams and stonework that are echoed in the sitting room. There is also a family bathroom.

 

Providing useful storage is the partly boarded large loft space with loft ladder access, there is also an airing cupboard.

OUTSIDE

Across the courtyard through the gates there is parking to the front of the building. Around to the side is further parking in front of a timber shed with power connected and a concrete floor. This 18 x 9 plot with shed as well as the parking spaces are owned by Cabriolet and are included with the property.

TENURE

The property is a long leasehold of 999 years (973 years remaining as of 2019). The 6 apartment owners of The Coach House share the overall freehold of the building with each property owning one share. The leaseholders currently pay £70 per month to cover general maintenance including planting and building insurance for the properties.

 

SERVICES

Mains water, electric and drainage. High speed fibre optic broadband in the village.

VIEWING

Strictly by appointment only. Call Stags, 01404 45885.

DIRECTIONS

From Honiton proceed on the A30 in a north easterly direction. Continue through Monkton and turn left signposted Rawridge and Upottery. Proceed through the village of Rawridge and continue for approximately one mile into Upottery. The Old Coach House is located opposite the Sidmouth Arms.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01404 758007

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