Woodhouse Lane, Uplyme, Lyme Regis
Under offer

5 beds | Guide price £1,395,000


AN EXCEPTIONAL MODERN COUNTRY HOUSE WITH 8.5 ACRES IN A BEAUTIFUL RURAL SETTING

An exceptional modern country house with 8.5 acres in a beautiful rural setting with spectacular views to the South across an unspoilt valley.

Quietly tucked away yet only 2 miles from the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis

Drawing Room

Dining Room

Study

Luxury Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Aga

Utility and Garden Room

Gym/Home Cinema/Home Office

Wine Store

Master Bedroom Suite, with fitted Dressing Room

Guest Bedroom Suite

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Family Bathroom with Jacuzzi Bath

Integral Double Garage

Detached Barn

Garaging for 2/3 Vehicles

Self-contained Barn Flat

Delightful Gardens surrounding the House

Paddock, Wood and Field

All sitting in Private Grounds of about 8.5 acres

FOXGLOVES
Built in 2003 to an extremely high specification with quality fittings, now offered in excellent condition.

Arranged over three floors with principal rooms taking full advantage of the southerly aspect and lovely views.

- Oak plank floors, oak internal doors and joinery
- Handmade kitchen units with granite tops
- Feature double fronted woodburner
- Verandah accessed from Drawing and Dining Rooms and Kitchen
- Hardwood windows and external doors
- Underfloor heating - Economy hot water tanks
- Villeroy and Bosch white sanitary ware
- Pharo Constant Power Showers by Hansgrobe
- Handmade solid oak galleried staircase

THE GARDENS
- Stunning paved terrace with fountain
- Charming covered seating area with open fire
- Hot tub on timber decked area
- Bespoke summerhouse with small patio
- Landscaped gardens with planting beds, raised vegetable garden
- Peaceful sitting out places with numerous mature trees and shrubs
- Electric gates and garage doors, ample parking
- Initial design and planing by Mary Benger of Burrow Farm Garden
- Terrace, woodland walks, tree and shrub planting by Angie Vincent

THE BARN
Garaging for 2/3 cars, utility with WC, large log shed and open fronted implement store.
Solar panel providing hot water to barn and flat.
Klargester rain water harvesting system supplying barn, flat, gardens, terrace, paddock and field.

THE BARN FLAT
Self-contained with large living space, kitchenette and bedroom area, bathroom/WC. Slim line night storage heaters. Excellent quality and views. Also ideal as a home office suite or studio.

THE LAND
To the East of the house is a paddock with separate field gate to Woodhouse Lane, and above the garden and paddock is a delightful wooded area with mature oaks and hoards of foxgloves and bluebells. Beyond is a level field (about 5.75 acres) with a view to the sea and this is also accessed via a track further down Woodhouse Lane. In all approximately 8.5 acres.

LOCATION
In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, quietly tucked away from busy main roads, Foxgloves is only 3/4 mile from the picturesque village of Uplyme with a thriving local community and an excellent range of facilities including post office/shop at the petrol station, pub, school, church, village hall and cricket club.

Lyme Regis is an historic coastal town noted for its many character buildings, centuries old Cobb Harbour and unspoilt surrounding countryside. The town centre provides good shopping facilities for day to day needs and the larger centres of Taunton and Exeter are both about 28 miles away. There is a main line railway station at Axminster (6 miles inland). In Lyme Regis there is also a sailing club, bowls, golf course, theatre and numerous local societies.

The town is situated on the beautiful and unspoilt Devon and Dorset 'Jurassic Coast' awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in December 2001.

Nearby Axminster offers further shopping opportunities and restaurants (including the River Cottage Canteen), Flamingo swimming pool and a main line railway station with a regular service to Waterloo (3 hours).

Local schools include Mrs. Ethelston's Church of England Primary School at Uplyme, Woodroffe Secondary School at Lyme Regis and Colyton Grammar School.

DIRECTIONS
From Lyme Regis proceed to Uplyme and turn left just past Glebelands (on the right) into Venlake Lane. At the crossroads proceed straight over (also Venlake) and then at the fork in the road bear right (Wadley Hill). The lane then continues up the hill (Woodhouse Hill) and Foxgloves will be found on the right hand side.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
East Devon District Council - 01404 515616
Council Tax Band: G

SERVICES
We understand that mains water and electricity are connected but applicants should verify this with their own enquiries. Underfloor oil fired central heating. Economy 7 heating in the Barn Flat. Security system.

Read more