Hayne, Blackborough, Blackdown Hills


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Detached country residence with annexe potential in 2.67 Acres. Uffculme School Catchment. 4 Double beds (2 en suites). 4th Ground floor bedroom. 3 Reception rooms. Double garage/workshop. Wonderful gardens. 2.67 acres. PV Panels. EPC Band: E


Set in the small hamlet of Hayne between Sheldon, Blackborough and Ashill, this glorious rural property is wonderfully located within the peace and quiet of the Blackdown Hills AONB, yet minutes from the M5 at Junction 28.

Positioned within the popular Uffculme School Catchment, the house is likely to appeal to a family, whilst with the adaptable accommodation, including a ground floor bedroom, could potentially suit multiple generations.

Blackborough is a small village, on the western edge of the Blackdown Hills, an AONB with a variety of footpaths immediately available to explore the views and countryside. Nearby Ashill has a highly regarded village public house and Kentisbeare boasts a public house, church, primary school and post office store. The market town of Honiton offers supermarkets, banks and a train station on the London Waterloo line.

The M5 is easily accessible at J28 (Cullompton), providing great links to Bristol, London and Cornwall. Tiverton Parkway provides regular rail services to London Paddington and Bristol and Exeter Airports provide a number of domestic and international flights.


The Old Smithy has been extended and improved over the years creating a character family home, which now offers the scope for further changes, subject to any necessary consents.

There are three large reception rooms, sitting room with picture window wood burning stove and opening to the study with a door to the Kitchen Garden, the 18' x 16' studio with it's large north facing picture window has fantastic views across the gardens and would make a stunning family room, along side the store and dining room.

The kitchen has a oil-fired Heritage cooker, separate electric hob and oven, a slim-line dishwasher and a range of units that lead a few steps up to the dining hall. Off the hall is a WC and a ground floor 4th bedroom with impressive en suite bathroom, ideal for a dependent relative.

On the first floor is a large family bathroom, three double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes, two of which are walk-in wardrobes and the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom.


A large gravel drive provides lots of parking in front of the double garage with remotely operated doors and the workshop. A terrace adjoining the house over looks the gently sloping lawns flanked by flower beds and mature hedge banks, at the bottom overlooking the pond is a timber summerhouse. To the side of the house is the kitchen garden.


Two well fenced, gently sloping paddocks lead down from the parking area adjacent to the gardens.


Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. PV panels benefiting from a high FIT.


From Culmstock off the A38, head through the village sign-posted Ashill. Continue through Ashill heading east staying on this road for about one mile. Follow the road around the right then left hand bends and after a third of a mile the property is on your left.

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