Witheridge House is a substantial detached four-bedroom residence with a
double garage and one-bedroom annex, wonderfully situated in a perfectly
secluded rural setting with lovely country views yet being only two and a half miles from Newton Abbot town centre with the GWR mainline connection to London and only fourteen miles south of Exeter and the M5.
A fine and attractive detached 1920s period property that is light and airy with high ceilings, approached from a private drive, standing some distance away from all other properties while commanding outstanding country and rural views in virtually all directions. Witheridge House is truly unique in its position and was last on the market in 1973.
The property is of traditional construction with a rendered exterior and blue washed, under a tiled roof, to the front of the property is a large parking area with a separate detached double garage with a one bedroom annex above, through the gate there is a lawned garden while at the rear there is an extensive and very productive vegetable garden with an orchard and greenhouses. To the side of the property is a small paddock with a well built stable block and storage measuring to around 434ft2.
Witheridge House boasts a fantastic 15 acres of property containing 12.11 acres (4.9ha) of level to gently sloping adjoining pasture with an agricultural timber framed mono pitch building, with Yorkshire boarding to the side and block work internal walls measuring to around 1558ft2 and a further 2.27 acres of woodland that boarders the private driveway and the boundary to the north.
Entering the property into the Porch that leads into a central hallway with downstairs WC. Fully carpeted with large windows, creating a light and airy central space that leads off into the Sitting Room. Dual aspect with a
large bay window to the front overlooking the land to the east, a wood burner provides a warm and inviting focal point to the room. The Dining Room is a well proportioned with a large picture window.
The Kitchen is of a country style with a separate Pantry, electrical appliances, a large feature chimney breast, and a breakfast bar that looks out towards the rolling countryside to the west. Adjoining the kitchen is a fully
functional Utility Room and back door to the garden, garage and annex.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms and one bathroom and separate WC. The Master Bedroom is a double, with a large feature bay window, with views across the land. The second Bedroom is of a double size with a large picture
window and built in closet. The third Bedroom is of a double size with a built in closet and window overlooking the garden. The Bathroom includes a large bath and shower with a glass screen, fully tiled and pedestal sink and airing cupboards. The forth Bedroom is a single room with a window overlooking the rolling countryside to the rear.
There is a large loft space accessed from the landing that could provide future expansion of the property.
The large detached double garage is utilised as a games room with electric single up and over doors and a laminate wooden floor, the area provides great entertaining space for friends and family and would provide a
great hobby space . Above and accessed via the internal staircase there is a separate double Bedroom with Ensuite shower room, dual aspect with Velux windows. The accommodation provides multi generational living or separate guest accommodation.
The enclosed Devon stone and earth walled gardens have been well managed over many years to produce a vast amount of vegetables and produce, with mature boarders, lawned and grassed areas and beautiful fruit
trees providing they beautiful ever changing seasonal outside space.
The property has a well constructed Stable Block that has two stables measuring 12’ x 8’ and fodder storage area measuring 12’ x 19’ under a galvaprime roof. There is mains water and electric supply to the building.
Upon the field to the north is a L shape mono pitch Agricultural Building of timber construction with internal concrete blockwork, it benefits from a mains water supply and electrical supply with solar panels upon the roof.
The land that surrounds the north and eastern curtilage of the house and extends to around 12.11 acres (4.9ha) of level to gently sloping grassland pasture that has been used for hay making and the grazing of
livestock, and more recently sheep. It is well fenced with a water supply and has separate gated access to the driveway and public highway below.
The property in all extends to around 15 acres to include wooded areas that measure to around 2.27 acres (0.92ha) these protect the property to the north and along the driveway to the south.
Witheridge House has mains electricity and sub-metered water, and a private septic tank system with field drainage. The BT Broadband is understood to be up to 12Mb/s and the central heating system for the property is oil.
Band C (71) - available for inspection
Solar Panels were installed in 2011 and it is believed there is a further 15 years of ‘feed in tariff’ that will be transferred.
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Rd, Newton Abbot TQ12 4XX
Witheridge House: Council Tax Band G rates 2021/22 £3423.57 per annum.
Wayleaves, Rights & Easements
The property is subject to any wayleaves, rights or easements on the land whether or not mentioned in these particulars of sale.
The private driveway is owned by Mr A Prouse of Lower Holbeam Farm and it is believed that agreed costs of maintenance are split 1/3 to each.
All viewings are strictly by prior appointment only
Please contact either: Rendells Newton Abbot 01626 353 881 or email email@example.com
A virtual tour of the property is available on Matterport by clicking on the following link: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=dzTCM9ja5AJ
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From our office continue at the traffic lights onto Highweek Street and Exeter Road, at the roundabout take the first left and continue along the A383 Ashburton Road, opposite Mile End turn left onto Orchard Grove then take the immediate left on Chercombe Bridge Road. Continue along the lane for around 1.4miles and the driveway will be on your right. Turn right onto the private driveway continue up the road and the property will be on your right.