Court House is situated in a sheltered yet slightly elevated position in the heart of the tiny hamlet of Monkton which itself is situated on the A30 approximately 1 ½ miles east from the bustling market town of Honiton. The property stands well back from the road and is set in gardens and grounds which extend to approximately ½ acre, the majority of which lies to the rear and being south are sunny and sheltered. The property has a north south elevation and enjoys some pleasant outlooks. The gardens and create a most apt and colourful setting.
Honiton serves a large rural community and is particularly well-known as an antique and book centre as well as having most of the usual multiples such as WH Smith, Boots, Tesco and a variety of shops, restaurants, schools, sports centre/swimming pool, golf club and direct main line rail link to London (Waterloo). Honiton is also well served by local bus services. The county town of Exeter, 16 miles to the West, has a comprehensive range of shopping and sporting facilities, theatres, art centre, main line rail link to London (Paddington) and a small international airport together with M5 access. The Regency coastal resort of Sidmouth lies some 9 miles to the south with its pebble beach (sand at low tide), long esplanade and range of independent shops. The renowned Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top mixed state schools, is situated about 9 ½ miles away.
Court House was built circa 2000 and has a mellow faced brick exterior elevations under a tiled roof (with PV panels), and the benefit of low maintenance double glazed windows with leaded lights, as well as low maintenance soffits, making this an economical and easy house to maintain externally. The property is presented in immaculate order both inside and out and has generous well planned accommodation that is light and airy and which certainly merits personal inspection by any discerning purchaser.
Worthy of particular mention is the large living room (approx. 24') with patio doors which open onto the large paved terrace to the rear garden, the attractive spacious kitchen/breakfast room, and on the first floor there are two en-suite bedrooms, the principal bedroom being particularly large and well fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes. To summarise, Court House is a lovely property and a rare find.
The property is approached from the A30 Monkton Road over a tarmacadam drive that sweeps up through twin iron gates to a large tarmacadam parking and turn around area with space for a number of vehicle and is currently providing parking for a large motor home. There is a detached double garage with twin up and over doors and side door and extra tarmacadam parking to one side.
As mentioned, the property itself is set well back from the road and to the front is a verge area with low brick wall leading to a lawn area and this is divided from the rest of the plot by a high hedge. The gardens lie principally to the rear and are laid to areas of sweeping lawn, are well enclosed and bordered by colourful mature shrub and plant beds that create a most attractive and well-kept setting for the house. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large paved terrace that faces south and to the west a large gravelled drying area where the exterior oil fired boiler is kept. In all the grounds extend to approximately 1/2 acre.
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"A splendid detached modern residence, immaculately presented with spacious accommodation, set in approximately half an acre."