Ottery St. Mary Devon EX11 Southerton
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Features at a glance
- Appealing character features
- Approximately 2.9 acres
- Highly sought after East Devon location
- Spacious accommodation
A characterful Grade II listed barn conversion with beautiful gardens & approx. 2.9 acres in total
The Shippon is a charming detached barn conversion with plenty of characterful original details including exposed timber beams and brickwork, alongside attractive, understated modern styling and fittings. The accommodation is spacious and flexible, providing over 2,750 sq. ft. of living space. The main reception room is the 36ft sitting room with its slate tiled flooring, exposed timbers and wood burning stove. There is also a stunning vaulted beamed room, the old coach house, with doors to both the garden and the lane. This space can be used as a formal dining room, for family meals or entertaining guests, or as a work space for which it is designated. The well-proportioned kitchen and breakfast room has space for a breakfast table, together with wooden fitted units to base and wall level and a range cooker with an extractor hood. There is underfloor heating on the ground floor. The first floor has three well-presented double bedrooms, all of which feature built in storage and exposed eaves timbers. The generously sized principal bedroom has an en suite shower room while the first floor also has a bathroom with a freestanding roll-top bath.
This property has 2.9 acres of land.
At the front, The Shippon opens onto an attractive courtyard, which is shared with the neighbouring properties and provides plenty of parking space. The garden at the rear includes paved terracing and an area of lawn, bordered by hedgerows and well-stocked flowerbeds. There is a bespoke garden shed. Beyond the lawn is an area of orchard and meadow, with productive vegetable patches and a variety of fruit trees. Beyond this lies the paddock with the stable block, a hay store and its own vehicle access point from the lane. In total, the grounds measure approximately 2.9 acres.
The property lies in a peaceful rural setting close to the village of Newton Poppleford and within easy reach of the charming Devon town of Ottery St. Mary. Newton Poppleford has a useful village store and post office, pubs and cafés, as well as a primary school. Ottery St. Mary offers a wider range of facilities, including a variety of shops, restaurants and cafés, and a supermarket. Ottery St. Mary also has a good selection of schools, including the outstanding rated Kings School, while nearby Sidmouth has the renowned independent St. Johns School. For leisure, there is golf at Sidmouth and Honiton, as well as beautiful beaches and walks along the stunning Devon coastline via the South West Coast Path, plus the Woodbury and Aylesbeare Commons. The A30 is easily accessible, providing good access to the city of Exeter and the M5.
Take the A3052 Sidmouth Road to Newton Poppleford. Take the first exit at the mini roundabout and immediately left on to Venn Ottery road. Follow this lane for just over a mile to take the second left at the bottom of the hill as the road bends right. The property is then the first house on your left, after approx. 300m.Read more
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