Detached bungalow for sale in Higher Metcombe, Ottery St. Mary EX11

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Property features

  • A substantial detached bungalow
  • Within catchment area for Kings School, Colyton Grammar and West Hill Primary
  • Reception hall with highly polished parquet flooring
  • Sitting room with large picture window and pretty garden outlooks
  • Kitchen with Aga and pantry
  • Spacious dining room with French doors to garden
  • Three double bedrooms and a large office (potential fourth bedroom)
  • Family bathroom. Separate WC/cloakroom
  • Substantial driveway leading to double garage and carport
  • Approximately three quarters of an acre of landscaped gardens and grounds

Property description

This substantial detached bungalow offers a comfortable home for both families and retired occupants alike enjoying a lovely light and airy feel with potential to extend in a variety of ways subject to the necessary planning permissions/consents. This enviable location on the fringe of this desirable and prestigious woodland village has swift access to the A30 dual carriageway, M5, motorway, Cathedral City of Exeter, countryside and the coast. The property also has the benefit of being within the catchment areas for excellent schools including Colyton Grammar School, The Kings School and West Hill Primary School. The surrounding countryside also offers excellent horse riding/walking facilities.

The property itself has been meticulously maintained by the current owners creating a wonderful home with highly versatile accommodation and potential for a home business if desired. The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises; reception hall with highly polished parquet flooring creating a lovely first impression. The sitting room enjoys a large picture window with pretty garden outlooks and a feature fireplace creates a cosy atmosphere on a winters evening. The kitchen is well equipped with an extensive range of light timber effect cupboards and drawers both at base and eye level enhanced by granite effect worktops with attractive tiled splashbacks and there is an oil fired Aga and a pantry creating plenty of storage. A spacious dining room allows room for more formal occasions with French doors giving direct access to the beautiful gardens and grounds.

There are three double bedrooms and a large office which would lend itself as a fourth bedroom if ever required. There is a family bathroom and a separate cloakroom/WC and the property benefits from pvc double glazing throughout and a modern gas central heating system.

The property is approached via a five bar timber gate opening onto the substantial driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles including room for boats /caravans etc. There is a double garage and car port providing plenty of covered parking and storage space. An additional large workshop also creates potential for a variety of uses.

The gardens and grounds are another appealing feature extending to approximately three quarters of an acre, professionally landscaped and bursting with a variety of specimen plants shrubs and trees creating a range of colour throughout the year pleasing any keen gardener. There is a large expanse of lawn providing plenty of room for children to run and play whilst a paved patio area enables outdoor dining/entertaining to be enjoyed in this idyllic setting.

West Hill is an appealing and individual village with a mini-supermarket at its heart which is open long hours and includes a post office. There is also a pretty church, high achieving modern primary school, village hall, garage, hairdresser, dentist and bus services. The town of Ottery St Mary is about 2 miles away with the well-known Kings School, medical centre, Sainsbury's supermarket and other shops/amenities. Exeter and the M5 (about 8 miles) is easily reached along the A30 dual carriageway. Honiton with station (Waterloo-Exeter) is about 8 miles and the coast at Sidmouth about 6 miles.

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services We understand all mains services are connected. Oil fired Aga for cooking and hot water.

Tenure Freehold

important notice 1. Every care is taken in preparing these particulars but they do not constitute nor constitute any part of an offer or a contract. They are prepared in good faith but they are for guidance only and intended to give a fair description of the property. 2. Statements contained in these particulars are not to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and are made without responsibility on the part of the agents or vendor. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each statement. The vendor does not make or give and neither the agents or their employees have authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property or its use. 3. Any reference to alterations to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These must be verified by any intending purchaser. 4. All properties are offered subject to contract and being unsold. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser in inspecting any property which has been sold, let or withdrawn.5. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only. 6. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective but we endeavour to make our particulars accurate. If there are any points of particular importance please contact us before viewing and we will be pleased to check or clarify information.

Redferns is a trading name of Redferns Ottery St Mary Limited Registered in England and Wales 4817078

Registered Office 1 Broad Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1BR

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Nearby transport

  • Whimple (3.0 miles)
  • Cranbrook (Devon) (4.2 miles)
  • Feniton (4.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (3.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (46.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (52.6 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (6.7 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (6.7 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (6.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • West Hill Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Tipton St John Church of England Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Newton Poppleford Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • Exeter Tutorial College (8.1 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Meadow Lodge (14.1 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (19.9 miles)
  • The King's School (2.4 miles)
  • Cranbrook Education Campus (3.4 miles)
  • Mill Water School (SEN) (3.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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