A stunning former farmhouse with elegant and well-proportioned accommodation in the popular village of Beer.
The Farmhouse comprises an exceptionally handsome attached period residence which was built in the mid nineteenth century and was a high quality and superior residence of its time, with dressed flintstone and beerstone elevations under a slated roof. It has spacious and well-proportioned accommodation which combines a delightful blend of both period and modern features, and it is decorated in a neutral fashion making the rooms particularly light.
Worthy of particular mention is the double aspect drawing room which has shuttered windows and built in book shelves. The kitchen is also worthy of note and this has been beautifully fitted with country units under oak and granite work surfaces. To the first floor there are three bedrooms, the principal of which has a superb, quality en-suite bathroom, and a family shower room.
To summarise, The Farmhouse is a well-appointed and spacious residence which will no doubt suit those looking for a superbly positioned period house, for a main or second/holiday home.
Gardens and Grounds.
The Farmhouse benefits from a single garage in a block, which has parking for one vehicle outside and there are also further unallocated areas for parking. To the front of the property there is a small area of walled garden, with the majority of the grounds lying to the rear. These have been landscaped and well-planted. There is a gravelled terrace and area of lawn which is interspersed with a variety of specimen trees. Adjoining the rear of the property is a storage/boiler room.
The Farmhouse is conveniently located within a small enclave of high quality former barns only half a mile from the beach in the picturesque and highly desirable village of Beer. Beer nestles on the world heritage Jurassic Coastline and is a typical example of an unspoilt Devon fishing village with a wealth of history attached to it. Its past is steeped in tales of sea faring and smuggling and the quarried stone at Beer has been used in many historic buildings such as Exeter Cathedral, St. Pauls Cathedral and parts of Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Beer has a variety of shopping and recreational amenities such as restaurants, public houses, post office, galleries, primary school and sailing club. Glorious country and coastal walks are close at hand over the myriad of footpaths in the near vicinity.
Branscombe is situated some 3 miles to the west and is undoubtedly one of East Devon's most popular coastal villages. It nestles amongst some of the county's most glorious countryside, much of which is owned by the National Trust and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Regency town of Sidmouth lies some 8 miles to the west and is one of East Devon's premier coastal resorts. It has beautiful parks and walks and has a variety of shops including a branch of Waitrose. It also has a cinema, theatre and range of sporting facilities.
Exeter, the County Town, is approximately 23 miles distant with excellent shopping facilities, main line rail link to London (Paddington), international airport and M5 access. Colyton Grammar School, one of the country's top mixed state schools is also within easy reach about 4 miles away.