Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14

£685,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A detached period home set in a secluded rural location and surrounded by glorious countryside with delightful gardens, grounds and small paddocks of about 3.2 acres.

Torrley House is a truly delightful period cottage of some considerable age, believed to be mainly constructed of stone with rendered and colour washed elevations.

Over the years it has been extended and sympathetically improved whilst retaining all its charm and character.

There is a fine inglenook in the sitting room with a log burning stove, oil fired central heating and an oil fired Aga in the kitchen. Many of the windows have been renewed with upvc double glazing and the accommodation is comfortable and attractively presented.

The accommodation includes on the ground floor, an entrance hallway/study that is currently used as a downstairs bedroom, inner hall, lounge, sun room, kitchen/diner, dining room, shower room and a large utility room.

On the first floor is a landing, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom.

Situated in a rural hamlet about a mile and a half outside the sought after village of Stockland, which is on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, conveniently located between the market towns of Honiton, Chard and Axminster.

There is a thriving, sociable community , which is also home to The Stockland and Yarcombe pre-school. The village hall has a cricket pitch, tennis courts, children's play area and public house. The Stockland primary academy school (Ofsted Outstanding) and the Church of St. Michael and All Angels are also nearby.

A cattle grid and five bar gate leads onto a long tarmac driveway with turning area at the bottom and garage block comprising of a single garage with attached implement store and workshop.

Steps lead down to the cottage and garden with a paved terrace and paths, raised herbaceous and shrub beds with retaining walls and lawns etc.

A gateway to the rear entrance with panel gate to the lane, concrete hardstanding and single garage and across the way, another detached building used as a studio (both with light and power).

The driveway is surrounded by lawn, specimen trees and shrubs. This in turn leads to another small field with access to an orchard area with vegetable garden and stone store. Beyond this is a small rough lane with access to another enclosure (currently overgrown). There is a further small paddock to the east of the cottage with independent access. The total area is believed to be about 3.2 acres and forms an idyllic setting for the property.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

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