Beacon, Honiton, Devon, EX14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A fabulous Grade II listed 4 bedroom detached country residence situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooking its garden and the far reaching views beyond.

Wrens is an attractive Grade II listed thatched home which is believed to date back to the 18th century.

The property has a good-sized entrance hall with Oak flooring and some exposed stone walls. A door gives access to a shower room and WC with access to the under stairs storage cupboard. The lounge is full of character and benefits from two windows to the front and one to the rear, beamed ceiling and wood burner with historic, reclaimed surround.

There is a snug room just off the entrance hall with an inglenook fireplace, window seat and oak flooring, leading through to the breakfast room/kitchen, which is a country style with windows to the front and rear. It incorporates a large oil fired Aga, integrated dishwasher, quarry tiles to the floor with room for a table and door to the boot room, which leads to the garden.

Stairs lead from the entrance hall to the landing where there are three double bedrooms and a single bedroom. The master bedroom is a large double with dual aspect windows, feature fireplace and exposed beams. Bedroom 2 is another good-sized double with far-reaching views to the front and a built in wardrobe. The family bathroom includes both a bath and separate shower cubicle plus doors through to a walk-in storeroom.

The property is set in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and sits in mature gardens of 0.43 acres. Although rural with delightful country walks that emanate from the front door, Wrens is readily accessible to the village of Luppitt with its Village Hall and pretty and ancient Parish Church of St Mary's. There are many delightful walks that can be enjoyed through East Devon's beautiful landscape which emanate from the property.

The market town of Honiton lies some 3.5 miles to the South and is well-known as an antique and book centre as well as having most of the usual multiples such as Smiths, Boots, Tesco and a variety of shops, restaurants, schools, sports centre/swimming pool, Golf Club and main line rail link to London (Waterloo).

Exeter, the County Town, is some 21 miles to the west and has excellent shopping and sporting facilities, theatres, art centre, main line rail link to London (Paddington) and an international airport together with M5 access. Sidmouth on the World heritage Jurassic Coastline is some 14 miles to the south and Colyton Grammar School, one of the country's top co-educational state schools is approximately 16 miles distant. Approximately 15 miles to the north lies Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, which has an express rail link to London and also direct access to the M5.

A five bar gate leads onto a long gravel driveway with turning area at the bottom and garage block comprising of a single garage with attached car port area (includes light and power).

A path leads down to the cottage and garden with a paved terrace, well stocked raised beds with retaining walls overlooking the main lawn area and the views beyond. Within the lawn area there is an array of mature trees and shrubs.

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

To the side of the house there is a brick and block outbuilding which is used as a laundry room and houses the pump and filters for the water supply. In front of this building, there is also a very useful greenhouse.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

111 High Street, Honiton, Devon

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