A superbly presented family home with outbuildings, approx. 4.5 acres and views.
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Northcote is a superbly presented detached country house, with six bedrooms, set in a sought-after rural position with lovely views across the Culm Valley. The property is set in the centre of its own land, measuring approximately 4.5 acres.
On the ground floor there is an entrance hall with tiled and slate flooring, which leads to the ground floor accommodation. There is a spacious sitting room with a triple aspect, offering superb countryside views and French doors leading to a sun terrace, plus a wood burning stove, oak flooring and exposed timber beams. There is also a family room and the highly attractive oak-framed open plan kitchen/dining room, with bifold doors opening out to the sun terrace. The kitchen has five Velux skylights and large glazed windows, providing plenty of natural light, while there are bespoke units in oak including a central island, maple worktops, a two-bowl sink, an electric AGA, electric oven and a Neff gas hob. There is a guest suite on the ground floor which has a separate entrance, with a double bedroom and an adjoining en suite shower room. This could provide good potential for an income via letting on Airbnb, for example.
Upstairs, there are five bedrooms, four of which are large doubles, with the fifth currently used as a study. The master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and a well-presented en suite bathroom. The stylish family bathroom completes the first floor, featuring a ball and claw roll-top bath and a separate shower.
This property has 4.5 acres of land.
The property is approached via a private drive that leads to a large parking and turning area and a two-bay carport. Adjacent to the carport there is an outbuilding and an open-fronted barn. There is also a large galvanised tractor shed close to the entrance of the house, with a lean to. Planning permission has been granted to convert the open-fronted barn and adjoining shed into a three bay oak-framed garage with a large room running the length of the building above.
The attractive gardens surrounding Northcote are mostly laid to lawn, with woodland areas and potential paddocks. There are superb views across the grounds and gardens from a sun terrace adjacent to the house that provides the perfect space for al fresco dining and entertaining. The grounds enjoy a good level of privacy, bordered by established shrubs a selection of mature trees, including oak, sweet chestnut, hazel, field maple and mountain ash.
Northcote is set in an idyllic rural position, less than a mile from the small village of Hemyock in the heart of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hemyock has several everyday amenities, including a local shop, Post Office, a village hall, a primary school and a local pub. Wellington is within five miles, Honiton and Cullompton eight miles and Taunton 12 miles, all of which benefit from excellent shopping, recreational and educational facilities. Northcote also lies within the catchment area of the Ofsted outstanding-rated Uffculme School. Tiverton Parkway railway station is within easy reach, with its mainline links to London Paddington, taking approximately two hours. The property is also conveniently placed for the M5, providing easy access towards the south, and the vibrant Devon city of Exeter.
From Exeter, take the A30 east away from the city centre, and continue for 12.5 miles to Honiton. Filter off to the left, towards the A35, and then turn right onto Langford Road. Continue for just less than three miles, and turn left onto Limers Lane, following the sign for Dunkeswell and Hemyock. After five and a half miles, take a sharp left turn and Northcote is the second turning on the left.Read all
- Situated in the centre of 4.5 acres
- Flexible accommodation
- Highly sought-after location
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