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Chulmleigh, Devon Offers in the Region Of £675,000

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  • Impressive Period Home
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Farmhouse Style Kitchen
  • Well Maintained Throughout
  • Paddock and Gardens
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Direct Access to a Bridleway
  • Grounds of about 4 Acres
  • Gently sloping field ideal for equestrian use
  • An impressive and elegant former Rectory believed to date back to late Georgian/early Victorian times set on a plot of about four acres with paddock and direct access to a bridleway
  • A hidden gem, it has been a privilege and pleasure to live in this beautiful family home
  • Quiet but convenient semi-rural location enjoying extensive open views
  • Set within a plot of about four acres and with direct access to a bridleway

IMPRESSIVE PERIOD HOME, set in a delightful SEMI-RURAL LOCATION situated on the fringe of a village. The property sits within its own grounds of about FOUR ACRES along with sweeping driveway and formal gardens to the front with a small holding paddock and grazing paddock to the side. The top of the driveway gives immediate access to a bridleway and an area of open riding. There are quiet country lanes for hacking out. Accommodation is set out over three floors all with impressive rooms and high ceilings with much of the original detail still remaining. The current owners have been loyal custodians of this impressive family home while maintaining it to a good standard throughout. Ashreigney is conveniently situated for the north coast of the county as well as the major towns of Chulmleigh, Crediton, Exeter and Okehampton and the nearby villages of Dolton and Winkleigh offer a wide variety of local amenities.


Chulmleigh, EX18 7NB
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OKE00550

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Solid front door with glazed arched top light leading to:

ENTRANCE PORCH:

7' 2'' x 6' 2'' (2.18m x 1.88m)

With exposed stone walls, castellated tiled flooring, arched windows to the side, half glazed stained glass and detailed front door leading to spacious:

RECEPTION HALL:

18' 6'' x 10' 8'' (5.63m x 3.25m)

Exposed floorboards, archway to stairs and stairwell leading to the lower ground floor and the first floor.

DRAWING ROOM:

21' 6'' x 17' 6'' (6.55m x 5.33m)

Dual aspect, two large sash windows to front and a further sash window to the side. Timber shutters. Marble fireplace with inset woodburning stove. Deep skirting. Picture rail. Ornate ceiling rose and detailed moulded cornice. Two radiators.

DINING ROOM:

22' 1'' x 17' 6'' (6.73m x 5.33m)

Exposed floorboards, ornate fireplace with inset woodburning stove. Dual aspect with two windows to front and window to side enjoying open views over the surrounding countryside. Timber shutters. Ornate moulded cornice. Dado rail. Built-in cupboards to either side of the chimney breast at base level with shelving over.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

LOWER HALLWAY:

17' 2'' (max) x 13' 10'' (5.23m x 4.21m)

"L" shaped with understair storage area. Stone tiled flooring. Feature stone arch ceilings. Pantry cupboard. Part glazed door to rear courtyard.

UTILITY ROOM:

10' 11'' x 8' 3'' (3.32m x 2.51m)

Plumbing for washing machine. Belfast sink. Tiled flooring. Arched ceilings and archway to:

SHOWER/WC AREA:

With tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC.

FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:

20' 2'' x 14' 2'' (6.14m x 4.31m)

Farmhouse style with large slate flagstone flooring. Four stone arched recesses with inset double gas Aga, mains gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system with control panel, space for dishwasher, range of granite worktop surfaces with inset two bowl Belfast sink and dresser style units under. Double arch doors to private sunken courtyard garden.

BEDROOM FOUR:

17' 1'' x 12' 7'' (5.20m x 3.83m)

Dual aspect, flagstone flooring and range of fitted wardrobes.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING:

With large part stained glass window to side of the stairwell and further window to rear enjoying the open views. Access to loft space.

BEDROOM ONE:

16' 9'' x 15' 0'' (5.10m x 4.57m)

With extensive views over the surrounding countryside and further window to front enjoying views over the gardens and paddock. Period fireplace set into marble surround.

FAMILY BATHROOM/WC

11' 7'' x 9' 6'' (3.53m x 2.89m)

With raised claw and ball foot bath, corner shower unit, low level WC, wash hand basin set into wash stand and window to front. Built-in airing cuoboard.

BEDROOM TWO:

12' 11'' x 12' 2'' (3.93m x 3.71m)

With window to front and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE:

17' 9'' x 17' 4'' (5.41m x 5.28m)

Dual aspect with windows to front and side enjoying open views over gardens, paddocks and surrounding countryside. Open fire with marble surround and mantelpiece over. Radiator. Built in cupboard.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a private driveway which sweeps down between the paddock and gardens leading to a large gravelled parking and turning area, suitable for eight to ten vehicles and giving access to a substantial timber garage/workshop. To one side of the property there is a lower area of garden and access to an attractive enclosed courtyard area. One neighbour has a pedestrian access over the far corner of this courtyard. To the other side of the property is a fully private and secluded further sunken courtyard garden, with large paved area suitable for table and chairs, raised beds and steps leading back to the front driveway. The main body of garden is directly in front of the house with substantial areas of lawn, a small coppice area at the far end and a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a wildlife pond. To the opposite side of the driveway is a small triangular holding paddock, an area which has formerly been utilised for chickens. There is a further gated access leading into the field enclosure which is ideal for equestrian use and offering good pasture. There is a bridleway on the opposite side of the access lane from the top of the drive offering the opportunity for riding out, along with a wide number of quiet country lanes for those who enjoy hacking out and enjoying the picturesque rolling countryside that surrounds the property.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity, gas and water. Drainage is via a private drainage system shared with two other neighbouring properties and therefore there are reduced costs with each property having a third share in maintenance.

AGENTS NOTE:

The property is attached at the rear to the original Church Farmhouse, which is now a family home and because of the "T" shaped arrangement neither property impacts on the other.

LOCAL AUTHORITY:

Torridge District Council


Chulmleigh, EX18 7NB
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OKE00550

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Chulmleigh, EX18 7NB
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OKE00550
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