A rare opportunity to acquire a detached property with adjoining annexe standing in the centre of approximately two acres of garden in semi-rural East Devon.
Porch. Dining Hallway. Sitting Room. Kitchen. Study. Three Ground Floor Bedrooms. Bathroom. Shower Room. Main Bedroom with Walk-in Wardrobe, En Suite Shower Room & Balcony. Loft Area. Garden. Single & Double Garage. EPC tba. Annexe: Two Bedrooms. Sitting Room/Kitchen. Wet Room.
Built in the early 1950's, this detached chalet bungalow has been much improved by the present owner and extended to create a self-contained two bedroom annexe, currently run as a successful holiday cottage.
The main property comprises an entrance porch leading to a dining hallway, with shower room and stairs rising to the first floor. The kitchen is a most impressive room fitted with a comprehensive range of quality oak units, with quartz surfaces and central preparation island with induction hob and downdraft extractor. Fitted appliances include a double oven, microwave and fridge/freezer. A large conservatory has a laundry area with worksurface, sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting room is to the south side of the property overlooking the front garden with double doors and full-length windows, maximising the far-reaching countryside views. A period tiled fireplace has an open grate and a separate study provides comfortable space to work from home.
The main bedroom suite is on the first floor, the bedroom area having a south facing aspect onto a balcony with stunning views over Tipton St John to the countryside beyond. A dressing room off has fitted wardrobes and leads to an en suite shower room with a modern white suite including twin sinks. Returning to the ground floor there are three further bedrooms, bedroom two being of a particularly good size with a south facing aspect, with double doors opening onto the patio overlooking the front garden. The main bathroom is very well appointed with quality fixtures and fittings to include a roll top bath and a shower cubicle with steam room function.
The property has oil fired central heating and the bathrooms all have electric underfloor heating as does the annexe. There is mains water and electric, privately owned solar panels and private drainage to a septic tank.
OTTER REACH (ANNEXE)
This modern extension is currently run as a successful holiday cottage, providing an open plan sitting room and kitchen with a high vaulted ceiling and dual aspect bi-fold doors. There are two bedrooms, one double and one with twin beds, along with a well-appointed wet room. A fenced private area of garden with patio has south facing views. Guests have parking for two cars and the use of a heated swimming pool with retractable roof.
The property stands on a stunning plot of approximately two acres, approached via a sweeping driveway flanked by large areas of lawn garden with mature fruit trees. The driveway leads passed the property to a parking and turning area, car port and single and double garages. There is a further parking area at the bottom of the driveway. To the side of the property is a beautiful, secluded oriental style garden with a stunning water feature, firepit and seating. An orangery has a south facing aspect overlooking the garden. There are a number of sheds, a workshop, potting shed, greenhouse, netted vegetable patch and a fruit cage. To the rear of the property is a large area of lawn, well screened from neighbouring properties and leads to the far side of the plot where there is self-contained access to the annexe.
The property is situated on the edge of the village of Tipton St John, within walking distance of a popular public house, convenience store and primary school. The village is well placed for commuting to Exeter, Exmouth and Honiton and is a short drive from the popular coastal town of Sidmouth.
We are advised by East Devon District Council that the council tax band is F
Vacant possession on completion.
From the Bowd junction on the A3052 take the exit by the Bowd Inn, signposted Ottery St Mary. Follow the road for around one and a half miles, turning left into Tipton St John. As you start to pass the red brick cottages on the left, turn right into the private driveway of the property.
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