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Broadhembury, Honiton, Devon, EX14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautiful Victorian country house with glorious gardens and views. 3 reception rooms, farmhouse style kitchen with Aga, 4 double bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms, (3 E/S). Gardens of 1.2 acres with swimming pool, garage and parking. EPC Band F.


Sweethayes is situated in a delightful rural location whilst being conveniently located, the M5 J28 is about 6 miles, and the A303 about 10 miles.


The property is close to the village of Broadhembury known for its thatched cottages, village shop and post office, parish church, primary school and The Drewe Arms public house. Sweethayes is a similar distance from Payhembury which also has a shop, church, primary school and public house.


Honiton is close by with a twice weekly street market, supermarkets, independent shops and train station on the London Waterloo line. Exeter is a short journey by car, and offers superb shopping, cultural, educational and recreational facilities.



Sweethayes is a substantial detached house, believed to date back to circa 1865 and offers spacious light and airy family sized accommodation with charming period features including the distinctive turret on the north elevation. There are spectacular views from the property to include Dartmoor on a clear day.


The property has been comprehensively refurbished and updated by the current owners to include a country style kitchen with 2 oven Aga, cream coloured units with butlers sink and granite tops, integrated dishwasher and induction hob. A useful adjoining utility room and pantry ensure more than adequate storage and laundry space with direct access to the kitchen garden.


The charming entrance porch leads into the spacious hall which is tiled in period style with a pattern of black and red encaustic tiles off which is the dining room, a triple aspect room with brick fireplace, glazed turret. The dining room flows through into the garden room with double doors out to the garden.


On the first floor are four double bedrooms, three with en suites and a family shower room.


The gardens are a particular feature of the property, extending to 1.2 acres and are lovingly tended with lawns, mature borders, an abundance of flowering shrubs and trees, a pond with summerhouse overlooking and a refurbished swimming pool with paved surround and sitting areas. There are various timber outbuildings, glass green house and a garage. At the bottom of the garden the brick built potting shed has recently been refurbished with a lean- to green house off the rear and stunning views of the surrounding countryside.


Mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with Stags - 01404 45885


From Honiton proceed along the A373 in a northwesterly direction through Awliscombe and after going over Hembury Fort Hill the property is within about a mile on the second left to Upton.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01404 758007

Stags - Honiton Sales

Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS

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