Property of the week: Ullcombe House, Upottery

5 bedroom country house in Upottery, Honiton

Ullcombe house was built in the late 1980s and has a contemporary country style. - Credit: Symonds and Sampson

Ullcombe House, Upottery, Honiton
Guide Price: £1,250,000
Agent: Symonds and Sampson
Agent's Tel: 01297 33122

This handsome five-bedroom country residence is an idyllic rural retreat nestled in an elevated but sheltered position on the fringes of the pretty village of Upottery. It is situated in a private and tranquil location with glorious views over the Otter Valley's beautiful countryside and is for sale by private treaty as a whole or in up to three lots. In total, it sits on a plot of just under eleven acres.

5 bedroom country house in Upottery, Honiton

The property is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Credit: Symonds and Sampson

Ullcombe house was built in the late 1980s and has a contemporary country style. Inside, it is presented to a high standard throughout, benefitting from recent refurbishments to several rooms while still retaining its original character. 

Kitchen in 5 bedroom country house in Upottery, Honiton

The kitchen has been renovated recently - Credit: Symonds and Sampson

Attractive oak floors feature in all the main reception rooms giving a good sense of flow throughout the ground floor. The double aspect sitting room is pleasantly spacious and has a charming fireplace and wood burner, plus there are French windows that open onto a sunny terrace and deck area. 

Lounge in 5 bedroom country house in Upottery, Honiton

The rooms are presented to a high standard - Credit: Symonds and Sampson

The kitchen is newly appointed and has a large island with granite worktops and an Aga. The kitchen could be extended into the adjoining dining room if a more open-plan space was required. There's also an adaptable family room and adjoining study, that could be converted to create a self-contained annexe. 

Upstairs, two bedrooms benefit from en-suite shower rooms, and there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The paddock at 5 bedroom country house in Upottery, Honiton

The property comes with a plot of just under 11 acres - Credit: Symonds and Sampson

Outside, there are well-maintained informal gardens laid mainly to lawn and pretty pastureland with an area of coppice. 

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The double garage has a handy attached store and there are two timber stables containing four loose boxes and a timber kennel and store.