A handsome detached period property situated near the centre of this highly desirable village.
Baronstown is a handsome detached residence which is on the market for the first time in over sixty years, so offers a rare opportunity to purchase an interesting family home.
Formerly the property of a well respected local solicitor, Baronstown is traditionally built of mellow local flintstone, under a roof that is principally tiled (flat roof rear extension) and the windows to the front elevation are flanked by attractive louvred shutters.
The accommodation although perfectly habitable, would benefit from some updating, but offers considerable potential. The rooms are light and adaptable.
Baronstown is the type of property which is scarce on the market particularly in the village of Kilmington, and certainly merits personal inspection.
Gardens and Grounds.
The property is approached from the village street over a long but narrow drive (Wayside Cottage has a right of way over the first part of the drive). This drive then sweeps past the front of the house to a parking and turn around area adjacent to which is a tandem timber double garage. The gardens that immediately adjoin the property lie principally to the east and south, and are mature, attractively kept and create a most colourful setting for the house. They include a paved terraced area and a number of specimen mature trees and shrubs. They then give way to the south where there is a long former orchard in which there are a number of mature apple and other trees. On the boundary by the house is a splendid oak. In all the grounds extend to approximately just over 3/4 of an acre.
Baronstown is situated in a tucked away position close to the centre of the highly desirable village of Kilmington, in a slightly elevated position set back from Whitford Road, enjoying a pleasant east west aspect.
The property stands in gardens and grounds of just over 3/4 of an acre and create a most colourful and apt setting immediately around the house, and to the south includes a large former orchard area with many mature trees, as well as a large timber garage.
Kilmington has a farm shop, two public houses, primary
school, which is rated outstanding by Ofsted, ancient parish
church and village hall, as well as sporting facilities such as tennis courts and a cricket pitch. Kilmington lies approximately 2 miles away from the busy market town of Axminster which has an extensive range of amenities including many independent retailers and eateries including The Canteen which is owned by TV chef and good food campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Axminster also has a main line rail link to London Waterloo.
The bustling market town of Honiton is some 7 miles to the west and the renowned Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top mixed state schools, is some 6 miles distant. The World Heritage Jurassic Coastline at Lyme Bay lies approximately 7 miles to the south and Exeter, the county town of Devon, is some 26 miles to the west. Exeter has an excellent shopping centre, main line rail links to London Paddington and Waterloo, international airport and M5 motorway access.