A modern 5 bedroom detached family home with flexible accommodation and beautiful panoramic countryside views
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Rivermead is located in a convenient position on the western edge of the small hamlet of Monkton, which in turn is located about two miles from the bustling market town of Honiton and in an AONB. The property sits adjacent off the A30, therefore has excellent road links and is conveniently placed for the County Towns of Exeter and Taunton, as well as the A303 to London and the South East. It has wonderful panoramic views to the rear towards the River Otter and to Dumpdon Hill and beyond.
Rivermead is close to the Otter Valley Dairy Field Kitchen, serving up their renowned Ice Cream and light lunches over looking the valley.
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. The county town of Exeter, 16 miles to the West, has a comprehensive range of shopping and sporting facilities, theatres, art centre, main line express rail link to London Paddington and a 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.
Rivermead is a fantastic and flexible modern home which has been much improved and adapted over the 21 years of current ownership. The extensive accommodation is set over two floors with many of the bright and spacious rooms taking advantage of the panoramic countryside views to the rear. The accommodation has a large entrance hall with plenty of storage, cloakroom and a useful utility cupboard. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has granite worktops, integrated appliances and a central island. The well-proportioned sitting room has an open fireplace and the dining room with a built-in bar…perfect for entertaining. Also on the ground-floor are the games room, study, 2 bedrooms, en-suite and a further room which is being used as a gym.
On the first-floor are the 3 bedrooms (2 double and a single), the principle bedroom has a lovely Juliet balcony with county views and an en-suite shower room. The third bedroom is currently used as a walk-in dressing room. The good-sized modern family bathroom has a shower over the bath.
The rear garden has a large raised decking area with inset LED lighting, sunken heated swimming pool and covered area for alfresco dining. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with a useful storage shed at the end of the garden There is also access from the side of the garden to the front parking area and car port. This provides plenty of parking for several vehicles with remotely controlled electric sliding gates at the front.