3 good-sized reception rooms including sitting room with open fire and doors to the garden
Country-style kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, laundry room & wine store
4 bedrooms including an ensuite bathroom to the principal bedroom
Large landing and family bathroom
Various small outbuildings/stores including a workshop and two stables
Ample parking and turning area with double carport
Thoughtfully designed and beautiful gardens including vegetable patch and greenhouse
Formal grounds of approx. 0.8 of an acre and paddock of approx. 1.1 acres
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A detached, 4 bedroom period property with a range of small outbuildings and approx. 2 acres of gardens and paddock located centrally within the pretty village of Membury.
The Property Haddon Fields is a handsome former farmhouse which is believed to have origins dating back some 200 years. The property comes to the market for the first time in over 20 years and has been lovingly maintained and improved over the course of our owners occupation, most notably replacing the windows with sash-style double glazed units and extending the stable block, adding an attractive double carport with storage space above. The property offers some very well proportioned reception rooms, including a good-sized dining room, dual aspect sitting room with open fire and French doors to the garden, and a large study also with doors to the garden. This room could be used as a second sitting room or ground floor bedroom if required. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a country-style kitchen/breakfast room with 4-oven Aga, utility room with wine cellar, laundry room and cloakroom. Upstairs and accessed from the large landing is the family bathroom and 4 bedrooms; 3 of which are doubles with fitted wardrobes. The principal bedroom also has the benefit of an ensuite bathroom with corner bath and separate shower cubicle. There is also a sizeable attic space (approx. 30' x 25') which is mostly boarded with ladder access.
Outside Haddon Fields is slightly set back from the lane with a pretty front garden, bounded by a natural stone wall with central pathway leading to the front porch. The ample parking and turning space is accessed from the lane through a 5-bar gate into a courtyard-style area surrounded by some very useful stores/outbuildings including a workshop, storage shed, double stable block, tool shed and double carport with storage space above. The grounds at Haddon Fields are delightful and stocked with mature and leafy borders, providing much colour and interest. To the North side of the property is a productive vegetable patch, greenhouse (with power) and small orchard. To the West is a charming, private terrace; a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the afternoon and evening sun. The formal grounds extend into a paddock of approx. 1.1 acres with separate access from the lane.
Location Haddon Fields is a rare find, offering grounds extending to approximately 2 acres, and yet, located in the heart of the pretty village of Membury within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Membury is a pretty village with a strong community, focussed around its primary school, ancient parish church and village shop/Post Office making a great meeting place. The market town of Axminster lies approximately 3.5 miles to the south-east and has an extensive range of shops and eateries, including The Canteen shop and restaurant, which is owned by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. It also has a mainline rail link to London (Waterloo). The World Heritage Coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Bay is some 9 miles to the south and access to the A303 is approximately 9 miles to the north. The busy market town of Honiton is some 9 miles to the west and also has a good range of shops and mainline rail link to London (Waterloo). Exeter, the county town, has excellent shopping facilities and a mainline express rail link to London (Paddington), international airport and M5 access and lies some 28 miles west. The well-renowned Colyton Grammar School, one of England's top mixed state schools lies approximately 9 miles away.
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