The property is situated just below the Spot Height of the Mamhead Obelisk on a View Site that has amazing and glorious views over the Devon countryside down to the river Exe and English Channel beyond, both are clearly seen on most days.
Originally part of Mamhead Park Obelisk Gardens became an independent property in about 1950 when the Mamhead Park estate appears to have been subdivided. Obelisk Gardens was initially operated as a commercial Nursery, It has a main house plus other dependant dwellings, further buildings and a commercial greenhouse complex. More lately several of the houses have been let as holiday accommodation.
The property extends over approximately 8 acres, is bordered by mature deciduous and pine trees and borders to the northern boundary with the Forestry Commission and Mamhead Park.
The property has been well maintained with maintenance of established and newly planted young pine and evergreen trees, also Rhododendron and Azalea. The gardens also contain Azaleas and Magnolias and a wonderful collection of Camellias in every colour.
JOHN'S HOUSE North to Southern strip of land to the western border, in extent approx 3.5 acres
Mature trees, edging on woodlands to the north with open level ground around the cottage.
Planning permission has been obtained for a compact 3/4 bedroomed double storey cottage. This permission has just been updated in accordance with the local Teignbridge District Council requirements and is ready to go on commencement of building.
Plans for the proposed dwelling are available
THE BLUE HOUSE Bungalow, solid brick built 3 bedroomed bungalow with newly appointed bathroom, modern fitted kitchen, walk-in scullery, sitting room, LPG Central Heating, new Double Glazed windows, outside Bathroom and washroom and other outbuildings. Paved patio surround, laid out landscaped grounds with mature lawn, shrubs and trees.
JASMINE Adjacent cottage, newly appointed, with large bedroom, marble wet-room style bathroom, modern fitted kitchen and conservatory set within a mature garden.
CAMELLIAS Payne Timber interlock log building. Original plans to hand, built around 8 years ago.
Pretty 2 bedroomed house with separate sitting room leading to conservatory, large kitchen/diner, bathroom with bath and separate shower. Linked to additional scullery kitchen/washing room and further bathroom and basin. Enclosed paved patio and retaining walls.
LILY Large 1 1/2 storey brick built building incorporating large kitchen area plus presently large storeroom over further garage/storeroom. This building has potential (subject to planning) to be converted into a 2 bedroom cottage, with kitchen diner opening out onto patio with conservatory over integral garage.
Further 8 huge Greenhouses, with Washroom, 2 x Toilets & shower room
LARGE GARAGE Large brick built building with 3 x double door entrances,
with stand-by Generator and further large greenhouse behind.
Camellias, Lily Washroom and Caravan connect to 10 year old new septic tank and soak away.
Caravan/Mobile Home on boundary Could have use for future planning for Holiday Cottage.