A major proportion of a fine Grade II listed Manor house with incredible interior, generous proportions and impressive far reaching countryside views.
LocationOld Park Hall is in an elevated and peaceful position enjoying westerly views over the Axe Valley and towards Axminster where the River Axe meanders through water meadows past pretty villages before reaching the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline at Axmouth.
The town of Axminster itself has a good selection of amenities including Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage Canteen and Deli, a supermarket and mainline railway station providing regular services to London Waterloo.
There is ample opportunity for recreational activity in the surrounding area with both the spectacular Jurassic Coastline and the Blackdown Hills and East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach.
Communication links to the area are good, with the A35 providing easy access to Exeter, the A30, A303 and further afield Taunton and the M5.
Exeter International Airport has daily flights to a wide selection of UK and international destinations.
DescriptionOriginally the deer lodge to Newham Abbey, Old Park Hall was later transformed by Scottish Dame Emma Tullock who cast her vision of a castle over this unique Georgian manor house in the Axe Valley.
Now, this fantastic home is brimming with period charm fused with a modern and stylish interior.
Immediately the entrance hall is impressive with its fine proportions, stunning fireplace with wood burning stove and entrance porch – this room is clearly the heart of the home and perfect for welcoming guests.
The free flowing and sociable accommodation is perfect for family life with the formal sitting room enjoying a lovely open fire and a magnificent stained glass window with views out over the garden and beyond.
Further accommodation on this floor includes a cloakroom, a splendid dining room with panelled walls and decorative cornicing and adjacent is a useful fully fitted breakfast/prep kitchen.
Additionally there is an office/snug overlooking the rear garden and patio.
Downstairs is the superb sociable farmhouse kitchen, currently featuring an Aga (available by separate negotiation), solid oak wood units and a flagstone floor, adjacent to the kitchen is the family room/play room with its striking décor and feature fireplace.
There is access out onto the rear garden and onto the sun terrace and a utility, store and pantry providing valuable storage space.
To conclude the accommodation on this floor there is a en suite bedroom and interesting under stairs cupboard.
From the entrance hall, the imposing staircase leads to the first floor landing where there are four en suite double bedrooms and a laundry cupboard.
The two bedrooms facing west are of particular interest with fine views over the garden and beyond with one enjoying a wonderful Oriel window with window seat – a wonderful spot for a morning coffee! All the en suite's have been upgraded by the current owners and now benefit from a fantastic mix of modern conveniences and finishes.
On the third floor of Old Park Hall is a self-contained two bedroom apartment which has its own private entrance and a protected tenant, rental figures can be disclosed on request.
Please contact Savills for further information.
Old Park Hall is currently ran as a successful holiday rental with "Unique Homestays" and was previously set up as a B&B rated in the Times Top 100.
Gardens and groundsOutside is a delight with a generous level lawn, mature hedging, shrubs (including an abundance of David Austin roses) trees and ample parking.
The garden itself has exquisite views to the west and is positioned perfectly for the afternoon/evening sunshine.
Tucked neatly to the side is the beautiful summer house which is currently set up as a games room/gym, as well as a mezzanine floor with even more space.
Outside the summer house is a decking area and fire pit, perfect for those summer evenings.
Outside the kitchen is a pretty garden with patio area, lawn and established flower beds.
Further outbuildings include a coal store, single garage and office/store with heating and water.
Square Footage: 4245 sq ftDirectionsFrom Honiton follow the A35 towards Axminster and after around 9.
5 miles take a left onto the B3261 signposted Axminster.
Shortly after the turning Old Park Hall is found on the left hand side.