Outstanding, architecturally designed home with superb eco credentials. Stunning modern living with the character of a traditional barn conversion and grounds extending to 0.65 acres.
The Tallet has been thoughtfully designed and built to encompass all of what is exciting about living in a luxurious modern design newly built home within the beautiful peaceful Devon countryside. This striking architecturally designed home has a superb energy efficiency rating of A, incredible living spaces, an abundance of natural light and a high specification of finish – perfect for entertaining and enjoyment of every-day family life. Careful thought has been given to providing all that is needed to accommodate varying lifestyles however the build is currently at a stage where the buyer can work with the builder and discuss specific personal elements to incorporate a buyer’s own touch and individuality.
Inside, the entrance hall sets the tone for what a buyer may expect in the remainder of the house with a wonderful vaulted ceiling, galleried landing with feature windows affording wonderful country views, an impressive oak staircase rising to the first floor.
Arguably the most noteworthy room within this fine home is the incredible, double aspect kitchen/dining room which measures over 49ft in length and enjoys an opening out onto the courtyard. This room is clearly going to be the heart of the home and is a great space for everyday living and has been designed not only for a family to enjoy time together within a chique yet warm environment but also to offer those with culinary desires and interests in entertaining. The top of the range German kitchen is from the highly regarded Saphire Spaces in Topsham and will include a range of quality built in appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen area is a useful boot room/utility again fitted with a range of units and benefiting from an additional door to the outside and a cloakroom.
From the kitchen/dining room the property provides a double bedroom and dual bathroom. From an inner hall you enter the lounge/sitting room. This room is of fine proportions with a striking red brick fireplace and woodboring stove and sliding/French doors opening out on to the gardens and courtyard beyond.
The flexible and versatile accommodations continues on the ground from the main hall to an office (or single bedroom) with a door to the main control room to monitor the various electrical installations. There are storage cupboards then through an inner hall with long fixed glass windows with views over the gardens providing a light link to three en-suite double bedrooms, a further room which can be utilised for example as a gymnasium and a wonderfully light and spacious triple aspect snug with a glazed gable overlooking the gardens and courtyard.
The impressive oak staircase leads to the first floor where you are immediately welcomed with an abundance of natural light via the feature windows that frame the wonderful view. There are two excellent en-suite bedrooms with quality sanitary fitments, in particular bedroom one with its own dressing area and generous en-suite with separate bath and shower.
Further specifications are available upon request providing a list of the style and design of the floors, doors, kitchen fitments and appliances, under-floor heating, sanitary fitment, electrical installations, air source heat pump, certificates and guarantees.
Gardens and Grounds
The Tallet sits in about 0.65 acres. The plot is approached by electric gates leading onto the private drive creating a grand entrance. Directly outside the property are the wonderful west facing gardens and courtyard where there will be a central water feature if desired. There are plans to have numerous terraces around the outside of the house looking towards the gardens and courtyard – perfect for inside/outside dining. Beyond the immediate gardens and courtyard is a generous south facing plot which will be predominantly laid to grass with an established border providing a high degree of privacy. The plot lends itself to either private landscaped gardens, or for example a ménage and stable or a secure protected area for horticultural use.
From the country lane you have direct access on to a private drive with parking for several vehicles. There is a large double garage circa 550 sqft with extensive storage and bin store together with a separate drive to the side allowing access to the land beyond which lends itself to landscape gardens and a paddock.
There is infrastructure in place for a car charging point and solar if desired.
The Tallet sits within the hamlet of Aunk within reach of good road links to Exeter to the south west with Cullompton and Tiverton to the north. Within only approximately 6.5 miles of the M5 Bristol link with the M4 on to London. The village of Clyst Hydon lies to the east and boasts a strong community with a highly regarded primary school, a village hall, an outdoor swimming pool and the quaint 18th century former thatched farmhouse pub called The Five Bells.
The Cathedral City of Exeter is only 7 miles away. It boasts a flourishing University and offers a wide selection of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities including John Lewis and Waitrose, as well as Theatres and an award-winning Museum. There is a David Lloyd Sports Club at Sandy Park which is home to the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club as well as gyms, sports facilities & recreation grounds throughout the City.
The market town of Tiverton is 12 miles away, it has a selection of independent shops, cafe’s and restaurants as well as a selection of supermarkets including a Marks & Spencer food hall. There is an excellent selection of state and independent schools in the locality including and the renowned Blundell’s School (11.2 miles distant).
For National Trust members and those who enjoy all that the countryside of Devon has to offer including nature walks. Knighthayes and Killerton House are nearby alongside Ashclyst Forest and of course the moors and rivers. An abundance of water activities are on offer along the River Exe there are points of access to paddleboards and canoes as a small example and at the Quay an array of shops and restaurants with local cycle hire. Exeter also offers electric car and bike hire at various points throughout the city. There is an abundance of walks, cycling and riding routes on the doorstep and the south coast is about 11 miles away for anyone who enjoys water sports.
Square Footage: 3,777 sq ft
From the M5 motorway take the Cullompton/Junction 28, proceed to Clyst Hydon and continue through the village towards Talaton. After a further mile, on a left-hand bend, turn right signposted Clyst St Lawrence/ Bradninch. The Tallet will be found on the left within 300 yards.
Cathedral City of Exeter about 7 miles distance M5 junction 28 about 6.5 miles distance Honiton about 8.5 miles distance
Sidmouth beach and Exmouth about 11 miles
Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity. Air source heat pump and Underfloor heating
Agents note : Please note the photos used in our marketing material are computer generated
Planning application :19-2073-ful. East Devon.