A very spacious beautifully-presented family home with about 1.2 acres of gardens, set in the heart of the sought-after village of West Hill.Seven bedrooms (three en suite)
Large kitchen/dining room
Extensive use of oak
Spacious private off road parking area
Excellent East Devon locationWest Lodge is a beautifully-presented, detached family home which extends to nearly 4,890 sq. ft. The house offers welcoming, flexible accommodation with spacious rooms, accessed via a striking central entrance hall with an octagonal galleried landing on the first floor. The high specification fixtures and fittings include Neff integrated appliances in the kitchen, American solid oak floors, double oak doors downstairs with etched glass detailing, iroko window frames and solid oak balustrades in the entrance hall.The front door opens into a wonderfully spacious entrance hall, at the heart of the ground floor. This double-aspect room features a Portland Stone Minster fireplace and a contemporary wood burner. To the right of the entrance hall is a study with a wood burner and French doors leading out to the loggias and gardens. A large double-aspect drawing room lies adjacent to the study, featuring another set of French doors and an impressive inglenook fireplace constructed from Cheshire reclaimed bricks. To the left of the entrance hall is a spacious sitting room, also with a double-aspect and French doors. A snug, with French doors and an electric flame-effect fire, is accessed from the sitting room. The kitchen is well-equipped, with a central kitchen island, granite worktops, a Falcon Range, induction hob, an electric Neff oven, Neff microwave, Neff dishwasher and Neff extractor fan. Adjacent to the kitchen is a wonderful American oak-framed garden room, providing ample space for a large dining table. A utility room and two cloakrooms complete the ground floor.On the first floor there are five spacious bedrooms, three with en suite shower rooms, and all with fitted storage. At the heart of the first floor is a magnificent octagonal galleried landing, with large picture windows providing ample natural light. The large double-aspect master bedroom benefits from two dressing rooms and a stylishly presented modern shower room. There is also a well-presented family bathroom with twin basin and a freestanding bath, well-placed for enjoying views of the gardens.An oak staircase leads upstairs to a bridge galleried landing on the second floor. On this floor is a playroom/office, plus a further bedroom. There is also plenty of storage space provided within the eaves.West Lodge is accessed via a remote-operated secure gate which leads to the private gravelled driveway. There is private parking for multiple vehicles, as well as a double Heritage oak-framed carport adjacent to the house.The large, landscaped garden to the house is mostly laid to lawn, with established shrubs and trees surrounding the boundaries. Two pretty loggias are attached to the house at the rear, providing shelter over a patio which is ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining. There is also a sizeable meadow at the end of the formal gardens. In total, the gardens extend to approximately 1.2 acres.Overage:
Our clients intend to impose an overage agreement on the wooded area beyond the lawned garden whereby if planning permission is granted for any development of this land during the 10 year period from completion of the sale, the new owners of West Lodge will be required to make a further payment to our clients.