- Auction Tuesday 15th October (unless sold prior)
- 4 Bedroom detached house for improvement / alteration
- Delightful rural location
- Indoor school
- 9 Boxes in two yards
- General purpose buildings, lorry barn
- Quality level grazing land
- 18.67 Acres
- *Definition of guide & reserve
West Hill Primary School (1.1mi.)
Tipton St John Church of England Primary School (2.0mi.)
Newton Poppleford Primary School (2.6mi.)
A well equipped equestrian property in a rural location with 18.6 acres. 4 bed detached house for improvement. Indoor school. 9 Boxes in two yards. General purpose buildings. Level grazing land. Auction 15th October. EPC Band F. Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.
Situation - Scotts Pollard is situated in a wonderful rural location between the villages of Aylesbeare and West Hill. It is set towards the end of a long access track which serves only one other property. West Hill (3 miles) provides local facilities and an excellent primary school whilst just beyond is the popular town of Otter St Mary. Aylesbeare has a church, village hall and pub. We understand that the property lies within the catchment of the excellent West Hill Primary School and the renowned Kings School.
Nearby is Aylesbeare Common whilst just beyond are the other commons of East Devon including Woodbury Common providing wonderful riding and walking countryside. The south coast is within a reasonable distance at Sidmouth.
Introduction - Scotts Pollard has for many years been used as a successful equestrian property / riding school and it offers wonderful potential for many forms of equestrian uses, subject to the necessary consents. There is a compact detached house in need of improvement which occupies a wonderful location with potential for development / extension / replacement, subject to the necessary consents. The buildings provide excellent facilities for equestrian purposes.
The House - The house is believed to have been built in the post war era in a secluded south facing location and is of colourwashed elevations under a man-made slate roof, with later additions. Its outlook is over woodland.
The garden room / entrance hall leads to the inner hall with staircase to first floor. Cloakroom with wc and wash basin. The kitchen / breakfast room faces north with a pleasant outlook over the farm. Oil-fired Rayburn (unserviceable and disconnected). Door to outside. Sink unit set into worktops under which are a range of cupboards and drawers plus space for appliances. Belling electric cooker. Walk-in larder off. The south, east and west facing sitting room is a well-proportioned room with Efel wood burner.
Off the first floor landing is bedroom 1 with outlook to woodland to the south and across the property and buildings to the east. Built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is south facing to woodland. Two double wardrobes. The family bathroom faces north and east with views over the property and beyond. White suite of bath, wc and wash basin. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Bedroom 4 has a northerly aspect past oak trees to land beyond. Built-in wardrobe. Door through to bedroom 3. A triple aspect room with outlook over the garden to woodland beyond.
Outside - Off the access track there is a parking area with gate to the buildings. The gardens surround the house on the other three sides being laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and trees, enjoying a high degree of privacy with high hedges.
The Equestrian Buildings - There is a comprehensive range of equestrian buildings that serve the property. Close to the house is a brick and corrugated workshop / store building (13.8m x 3.8m) (former shippon). Lower yard (14.54m x 9.02m) comprising 4 large concrete block loose boxes and tack room plus a washing area. Indoor school (33.2m x 17.6m) with viewing gallery. Adjoining Devon Contractors barn (33.5m x 13.2m overall) providing hay storage and stalls. Open fronted lorry barn (11.0m x 3.7m).
The upper yard has its own access off the entrance track and is a U-shaped concrete block range comprising 5 boxes, feed store and tack room.
The Land - The land is mainly level or gently sloping pasture and provides useful grazing. Many of the boundaries have hedges with mature trees, providing a most attractive setting for the property. Overall the property amounts to 18.67 acres.
Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Planning - Planning Permission was previously approved by East Devon District Council for the following consents;
Application No: 14/1587/FUL Demolition of two storey and single storey extension and construction of two storey side extension and construction of roof over existing flat roof extension to rear.
Application No: 15/0303/FUL Construction of conservatory and conversion of outbuilding to car port.
Please refer to the EDDC planning website for further details.
Directions - From the Daisymount junction of the A30 proceed south on the B3180 towards Budleigh Salterton and go past West Hill. After 3 miles, a quarter mile after Tipton Cross (Oak Road), the entrance track to the property is on the right, after the cream house. Go up the track and Scotts Pollard is within a few hundred yards on the right.
Method Of Sale - The property is to be sold by public auction (unless sold previously) on Tuesday 15th October at 2pm at Froginwell Vineyard, Woodbury Salterton EX5 1EP.
Auction - Under the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence on any person that intends to bid at an auction. Each potential bidder will need to complete the bidders registration form and provide the required proofs of ID i e passport or current driving licence and proof of address, such as a recent utility bill or bank statement.
*Definition Of Guide And Reserve -
Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.
Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.
Buyers Administration Fee - The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay a buyers administration fee of £300 (inc VAT) payable to Stags at exchange of contracts. A separate invoice will be issued and payment made either by separate cheque (payable to Stags), BACS or debit card.
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