A substantial detached house with approximately 7.35 acres and a barn with planning consent.

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Holland Ball is a detached property with over 4,200 sq. ft. of flexible accommodation, situated in a private position within its own land of approximately 7.35 acres. Built by the current owners to a high specification, the house benefits from truly outstanding far-reaching views of the surrounding Devon countryside.

On the ground floor, there is an entrance porch with a useful adjacent utility room and cloakroom. To the rear of the house, the large sitting room offers approximately 635.2 sq. ft. of living space and enjoys absolutely fabulous triple-aspect views over the gardens and the surrounding landscape. French doors open to a garden terrace. The spacious kitchen benefits from granite worktops, a double butler sink, a Rangemaster cooker, integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer, wine rack and a breakfast bar. The dining room area has French doors that lead outside to a patio. There are two well-proportioned double bedrooms on the ground floor, both enjoying the wonderful views, as well as a family bathroom with a deep Jacuzzi bath that is ideally situated for enjoying the vista. On the eastern side of the house is a good-size swimming pool with an incredible outlook over the gardens and grounds, as well as an adjacent sauna and plant room.

Upstairs is the master bedroom suite that measures over 1,074 sq. ft. There are two dressing room areas, both with abundant bespoke fitted storage, as well as a balcony that is perfectly situated for appreciating the verdant surroundings. The master suite has a large, stylish en suite bathroom with an attractive deep soaking bath from where to enjoy the views.

This property has 7.35 acres of land.

Outside

Holland Ball enjoys an exceedingly private and attractive position within its own grounds of approximately 7.35 acres, bordered by woodland. The property is approached by two private drives, both with remote operated entrance gates. There is ample space on the drive for parking immediately in front of the house and there is also a large hardstanding area to the side which can accommodate many vehicles.

To the front of the house is a walled water garden, with an ornamental fish pond and a water feature that cascades into the pond and creates the peaceful sound of trickling water. A paved terrace provides a seating area from where to enjoy the water garden. There is also a superb greenhouse with a vaulted glass pane roof.

The parkland-style gardens to the rear of the house are exceptional; mainly comprising sweeping areas of lawn and large lakes, stocked with koi. A large raised terrace adjoined to the house provides the ideal vantage point for enjoying the views, as well as al fresco dining and entertaining. There are a number of pretty wooden bridges that cross the lakes, with uplighting that illuminates them in the darkness, creating a splendid night-time ambience. There is a small pontoon on one of the lakes from where rowing boats can be launched. An original Sidmouth bus shelter is situated within the grounds, creating a unique seating area. There is also a very attractive ‘secret garden’, separated from the rest of the gardens by a picket fence, and planted with colourful flowerbeds containing a variety of roses.

There is an extensive argricultural building, currently used as a workshop/garage, set back from the house to the side. This agricultural building has Part Q permitted development approved for a two bedroom single storey dwelling with an attached garage/store. Planning ref. 20/00073/NPA.

Situation

Holland Ball is situated just outside the popular village of Tedburn St. Mary. The property enjoys the advantages of rural living, whilst being easy accessible to the A30 and only 7 miles to the west of the Cathedral City of Exeter and thereby mainline rail, road and airport links. Holland Ball is also only 4 miles from Dartmoor and some of Devon’s most beautiful countryside.

Tedburn St Mary plays host to a thriving, traditional village community and as such boasts an unrivalled range of established amenities including a popular Primary School, two churches, village hall, cricket club, football club, village stores, post office and two pubs; The Red Lion and The Kings Arms. Notably, The village choir has received regional acclaim with performances at Exeter Cathedral, the esteemed Minack Theatre in Cornwall, and Exeter’s Northcott Theatre.

There is also the historic market town of Crediton, approximately 5 ½ miles away, which provides a comprehensive range of everyday facilities, including churches, schools, banks, a Post Office, shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, leisure complex, library and Queen Elizabeth’s Community College.

The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 7 miles away and has a number of top ranked independent schools for boys and girls of all ages, one of the best universities in the country, and a variety of supermarkets including Waitrose. Exeter also boasts excellent cultural and recreational facilities with many new restaurants, the Princesshay shopping development, John Lewis, David Lloyd Private Health Club, Exeter City Football Club and the prominent Rugby Stadium of the Exeter Chiefs. Intercity high speed trains operate from Exeter St David’s to London (Paddington) taking just over two hours, as well the Midlands and the north of England. From Exeter Central, trains operate via Salisbury to London (Waterloo).

Directions

From Exeter, head out of the city on Dunsford Road/B3213, over Pocombe Hill and turn right onto Tedburn Road. Follow the Tedburn Road for approximately 3.5 miles and turn right onto Heath Lane. Proceed up the hill and the first driveway for Holland Ball is on the left hand side. Pass this driveway and the second entrance gate to Holland Ball is immediately afterwards. Use this entrance to enter the property.

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Other features

  • Detached house
  • Barn with planning consent
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Approximately 7.35 acres
  • Panoramic views
  • 4,228 sq. ft.

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Ref: EXE180633

Heath Lane, Tedburn St. Mary Exeter Devon EX6

Offers In Excess Of
£1,100,000

Ref: EXE180633

Heath Lane, Tedburn St. Mary Exeter Devon EX6

Offers In Excess Of
£1,100,000