Long Orchard is a Grade II* listed house which was designed by the architect Ernest Gimson in 1911 and modernised in 1980. Constructed in the Arts & Crafts style, the house has a steeply pitched thatched roof and tall stone chimneys. Inside the property has a number of interesting period features including deep window seats, exposed timbers and open fireplaces in the drawing room and the study.

Accommodation in full comprises entrance porch, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, study, playroom and kitchen on the ground floor, and the master suite plus four other bedrooms and the family bathroom on the first floor.

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Outside are over two acres of gardens and grounds including a raised brick seating area and surrounded by a number of flowering shrubs and a stone and cob circular summerhouse with a thatched roof. Beyond the formal garden area is an area of spring meadow believed to have once been a tennis court and on again from there is an orchard with fruit trees.

Long Orchard is situated in a peaceful position in East Devon between East Budleigh and Budleigh Salterton, which is a popular coastal town with extensive amenities as well as good restaurants and pubs. Exeter is just 12 miles.

The guide price is £950,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01392 215 631 or visit www.struttandparker.com.

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  • LETICIA NELSON

    THIS HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY DREAM HOME,A THATCHED ROOF AND A HOME THAT REMISNDS ME OF VICTORIAN TIMES,HOPE SOMEDAY I CAN AFFORD IT,BUT MAYBE I’M TOO OLD TO REACH THAT GOAL.