A Grade II listed farmhouse with an attached self-contained annexe and approximately 2.69 acres.
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Believed to date from the late 16th century, Haydons Farmhouse is a well-presented house offering light-filled flexible accommodation. The property also has an adjoining annexe with separate access. Original character features include two impressive inglenook fireplaces, sash and casement windows, and exposed beams.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed from a spacious central entrance hall and briefly comprises a generous dual-aspect sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove; a large farmhouse dining kitchen with a range of units, an inglenook with AGA, and a walk-in pantry; an extensive kitchen/family room opening into a glazed timber-framed conservatory with patio doors to a private terrace with a small raised pond. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a generous rear-aspect bedroom with a dressing room and en-suite shower room.
The first floor accommodation is accessed by two separate staircases and provides: a good-size dual aspect master bedroom with a dressing room and large en-suite shower room, an additional bedroom with an en-suite shower room, two further well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The annexe on the first floor can be accessed from its own entrance with stairs leading to a bed-sitting room overlooking the garden, a further bedroom/study and bathroom, ideal for separate holiday or student accommodation.
This property has 2.69 acres of land.
The property is approached from a shared lane leading to a private driveway and courtyard with parking for several vehicles. A covered archway provides additional parking and leads to a large barn with storage above, a workshop with shower and WC and a covered garden store for housing logs and a ride-on mower. The enclosed rear outside space features formal gardens adjacent to the house with a wealth of mature shrubs and trees providing an excellent level of privacy, whilst numerous seating areas and a paved terrace with a raised pond create the perfect space for entertaining and al fresco dining. The formal gardens lead into a large field previously used as a paddock, surrounded by indigenous trees and shrubs, including oak and ash, hawthorn and holly. In total, the gardens measure approximately 2.69 acres.
Haydons Farmhouse is situated in the peaceful East Devon hamlet of Ebford with a nearby public house and the acclaimed Darts Farm shopping centre. Ebford enjoys direct access to the Exe Estuary Cycle Trail which links to Exmouth, Lympstone, Exton and Topsham. Topsham is a popular historic estuary town set on the River Exe offering excellent independent shops, quality restaurants, pubs, a primary school, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, bowling green and a sailing club, and lies close to outstanding beaches and countryside.
The cathedral city of Exeter is approximately 6 miles away and has a number of well-regarded schools for children of all ages and one of the best universities in the country. Exeter also offers excellent cultural and recreational facilities with many restaurants, John Lewis, David Lloyd Private Health Club, Exeter City Football Club and the prominent Rugby Stadium of the Exeter Chiefs. A good local road network provides access to major traffic routes, including the M5 for access to the national motorway network. Frequent buses run to Exeter and Exmouth along the Exmouth Road. Topsham station offers regular services to Exeter mainline which has direct lines to London Paddington and Waterloo. Exeter's international airport offers daily flights to London City Airport.
The area offers access to a good selection of state and independent schools, including Lady Seawards C of E Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), Exeter College (rated Outstanding) and Stansfield Academy. Renowned independent schools include St. Peters, Magdalen Court, Exeter Cathedral School, The Maynard, Exeter School and St Peters Preparatory School, Lympstone.
Follow the A376 in the direction of Exmouth. Turn left onto Old Ebford Lane and then left onto Lower Lane and immediately right to Haydons Farmhouse which can be found ahead.Read all
- Approximately 2,811 sq. ft.
- Highly flexible accommodation
- Gardens and grounds of approximately 2.69 acres
- Grade II Listed
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