Acorn House is located in a small development of new properties in the heart of the old village of Dunkeswell, which in turn sits in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Dunkeswell has a pretty parish church as well as several amenities including a village shop/post office.
The busy market town of Honiton lies about 5 miles to the south and is particularly well-known as an antique and book centre as well as having most of the usual multiples such as Smiths, Boots, Tesco and a variety of shops, restaurants, schools, sports centre/ swimming pool, golf club and main line rail link to London (Waterloo). Honiton has excellent communication facilities with a dual carriageway to the Cathedral City of Exeter, the county town, some 22 miles to the west. Exeter has an excellent shopping centre as well as schools, sporting facilities, theatres, main line rail link to London (Waterloo and Paddington) and a international
airport together with M5 access. The County Town of Taunton is approximately 16 miles to the north where direct access to the M5 can be gained, together with the express train to London (Paddington). The coast at Lyme Bay is about 14 miles to the south.
Acorn House is an attractive detached house which has been newly constructed on the site of the former Royal Oak Public House. The property has been designed in a way so as to take advantage of its plot and has a reversed layout with the bedrooms on the ground floor and living accommodation on the first thus gaining access to the gardens. The property has been finished to a high standard with care and attention being given to the fittings and overall finish which include travertine and oak floors, oak
doors as well as beautifully fitted bath/shower rooms. It has also been designed with efficiency in mind and has two photovoltaic panels, double glazed windows and LPG central heating. Worthy of particular mention is the spacious sitting room which has a wood burning stove and French doors into the garden and also the well appointed fitted kitchen with integral appliances and plenty of room in which to dine. The property also benefits from a 6 year architects certificate.
To summarise, Acorn House will no doubt suit those looking for a low maintenance, efficient home in a delightful, accessible country village.
The property is approached form the small cul-de-sac to a parking area for two vehicles. The garden lie at the first floor level of the property to the rear and comprise an area of lawn with round terrace which has views and there is also a bank rising from the rear of the property.