Dunkeswell, Honiton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Substantial bungalow with two large barns and nearly 7 acres. EPC Band: E


The property is situated in beautiful tucked away position, yet just a few hundred yards away from the centre of the old village with its church, chapel and village hall. Amenities, including a village shop and a Doctors surgery, are available a short distance away in the new part of the village.

This captivating setting is nestled within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, located near the Devon/Somerset border between Taunton and Honiton. There are a range of bridleways and footpaths within the vicinity allowing you to take advantage of the attractive surrounding countryside.

The market town of Honiton has a good range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities along with access to the A30 trunk road, which provides access to Exeter to the West and the A303/M3 to the East. To the North is the Somerset county town of Taunton, which provides an extensive range of facilities and access to the M5 at Junction 25.

10 miles to the South of Honiton is the South coast, much of which is now designated a World Heritage coastline.


Set in an elevated position above this quiet valley, the property has a range of possibilities with a 4 bedroom bungalow, outbuildings, woodland and pasture.


The former Devon Lady bungalow has been extended and improved over the years to create a comfortable family home and wrapped in external insulation and rendered, this may make some mortgages more difficult. The accommodation is substantial and adaptable with the potential (with alterations, subject to consents) to form an annexe.

The large living room has a wood burning stove and with it's solid oak flooring is semi-open plan to the office. The kitchen has fantastic views across the valley and a range of units with space for a dishwasher and range cooker. A triple aspect dining room has a feature brick fireplace with open fire and tiled hearth. There is also a large utility room.

There are five bedrooms, the main bedroom with double aspect and fitted wardrobes, and the fourth bedroom (accessed through No 3) is set on the first floor. A stylish family bathroom has a free standing bath and separate shower. There is a separate WC.


Approached up a concrete private drive there is parking for several vehicles. The garden is laid predominately to lawn flanked by trees on either side. The woodland area is a mix of mainly deciduous trees allowing an understorey of Blue Bells and other plants to thrive and home to an array of animals and birds.


Approx 90' x 29'

Positioned below the bungalow this former chicken barn provides an opportunity for other uses (subject to planning), being of concrete and steel construction with a concrete floor, the roof is asbestos and is in need of repair. The barn has previously been used for commercial operations for the storage of factory items and the previous owner ran their business from the barns.


Constructed of steel and concrete the barn has a box profile steel roof and lots of windows. Split into various useful spaces with two areas approx 1,000 sq ft and the third partitioned to make an American Barn style stable yard with 5 stables and a wash down area. Adjoining the barn is a large level yard area and beyond is a wildlife pond.


Above the property and a row of trees the 3.79 acre field, has two points of access onto the road and is split into three paddocks.

In all the property extends to 6.94 acres (2.81ha)


Mains water, drainage and electric. Multi fuel stove with boiler and oil boiler for central heating.


Strictly by appointment only, call Stags 01404 45885.


From the centre of the old village of Dunkeswell, follow the signs to the village hall and turn right on the bend down the hill. Continue out of the village and after crossing the stream the bungalow is on your right.

Arrange viewing 01404 758007

Stags - Honiton Sales

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

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