A beautiful farmhouse in a rural setting with planning permission for a modern extension, ideally situated on the outskirts of Exeter
The two storey brick-built farmhouse, which would benefit from a full renovation, comprises a sitting room, a stone-floored kitchen with fireplace housing a solid-fuel Rayburn, and a bathroom and separate WC. On the first floor there are 3 good size bedrooms.The property has secured planning permission to be extended on both the ground and first floors to create a stunning modern family home.Planning permissionThere is planning consent for a single and two storey extension with a glazed link to the original farmhouse building. Futher information can be found on the Teignbridge Council planning portal under planning reference 21/01972/HOUGardens and garageTo the side of the property is a private parking area leading to the east-facing gardens with elevated views to Woodbury Castle, Blackdown Hills, Ashclyst forest and the National Trust Killerton Estate. To the far side of the property is an attached single garage of clad construction.The plot extends to roughly 1/3 of an acre and additional land is available subject to negotiation.
The property sits on the fringe of Exeter, known as the cathedral city, affording it fabulous views all around. The rural setting belies the area's extensive amenities both in the hamlet Nadderwater and further choices in Exeter itselfand the nearby towns and cities. Amenities include the well known Royal Oak Pub, additional restaurants, cafes and independent shops with more options at the popular Princesshay and Historic Quayside locations. Designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty, the beautiful vistas are unrivalled and leisure activities available are walking, hiking the 250-million-year old Jurassic Coast, sailing, horse riding and golfing.There are excellent leisure centres and sports clubs on offer such as Sandy Park for Rugby, St James' Park for football and Exeter Racecourse to name a few. The South Devon coast is easily accessible from the home and with at least three sandy beaches within 20 miles of the home, they provide the perfect location for the summer months.The region is well served by regular transport links from Exeter's four mainline stations to its proximity to the A30 and M25 connecting to the national motorway network.Exeter International Airport offers national and international flights.There are fantastic educational establishments within 5 miles of the property such as Exwick Heights Primary School rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. The prestigious ExeterUniversity is just over 4 miles away.