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5 bedroom house for sale
Paradise Lawn, South Molton
- Much admired period home
- Attractive, south facing Drawing Room
- Dining room, Sitting room & Study
- Large Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Utility room
- Very spacious master bedroom
- Four further double bedrooms
- Family bathroom and shower room
- Delightfully landscaped, private rear garden
Properties in this much admired position are very rarely available on the open market. Approached from wrought iron gates on East Street, a path winds up through the private gardens of Paradise Lawn, to Donnington House, which is superbly situated at the top of the 'Lawn'. This is undoubtedly an exclusive and highly sought after location. The popular and historic market town of South Molton enjoys a good range of shopping facilities including a supermarket, hotel, public houses, churches, library, primary and secondary schools, hospital, etc. The well respected independent school at West Buckland is just a short drive away. The property is about 1.5 miles of the North Devon Link Road (A361) giving easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple, the M5 motorway at junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway railway station with regular rail connections to London Paddington. The wide sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are within comfortable driving distance and provide ample opportunities for water sport enthusiasts. Furthermore Exmoor National Park is about 5 miles away. With its spectacular scenery Exmoor offers superb walking, fishing and equestrian opportunities as well as shooting. There are numerous other activities to enjoy, such as sailing or golf, all within easy reach.
The ornate veranda to the front of Donnington features intricately designed wrought iron columns supporting the balcony over and features the original mosaic tiled floor. On entering the house through the porch into the Entrance Hall, one is immediately struck by the period features of this delightful home. Off the hall is the elegant south facing Drawing Room, with a large bay window looking out over the Lawn. This room benefits from an open fireplace, with an attractive surround, inset with decorative tiles and a slate hearth. The Sitting Room is also well proportioned, with beautiful oak flooring, fine views over the Lawn and a Victorian style fireplace with cast iron insert and marble surround housing a gas fire. Custom made, full width, oak folding doors divide the Sitting Room from the Dining Room which has French doors to the garden and a door and serving hatch to the kitchen.The Kitchen is fitted with a range of modern cream 'Shaker' style base and wall units with complementary beech work surfaces, a two-oven gas fired Aga, ceramic electric 4 ring hob, double electric oven, single drainer sink and integrated dishwasher. A large built in dresser provides further useful storage. Off the kitchen is a large walk-in larder fitted with excellent shelving. An opening from the kitchen leads into the Utility Room fitted with a base unit, Butler sink, space for washing machine, gas fired central heating boiler and a door to the rear garden. The light and airy atrium with a roof light leads to a very useful, large Store Room and downstairs WC. The hallway in this area has extensive fitted book shelves. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the Study featuring custom built cupboards and a desk area.
Drawing room - 18' 11'' x 13' 3'' (5.77m x 4.04m)
Sitting Room - 15' 11'' x 12' 10'' (4.85m x 3.91m)
Dining room - 15' 3'' x 12' 10'' (4.65m x 3.91m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15' 12'' x 10' (4.88m x 3.05m)
Utility room - 10' 6'' x 10' 2'' (3.2m x 3.1m)
Study - 10' x 8' 4'' (3.05m x 2.54m)
An elegant turning balustrade staircase leads to the spacious landing. Off a half landing is the Shower Room with a modern white suite comprising a shower cubicle with electric shower, close coupled WC and wash hand basin. The Master Bedroom enjoys very generous proportions and has a large bay window overlooking the Lawn to the front. It also benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2, a further large double room, again enjoys views to the front and is fitted with a built in wardrobe. Bedroom 3, another spacious double room, fitted with a wash hand basin and airing cupboard, leads to Bedroom 4, with a dual aspect, and having lovely views over the rear garden and to open countryside. Bedroom 5 is a small double room with a Victorian fireplace (not in use) and views to the side. The Family Bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising a back to wall WC, wash hand basin, close coupled WC, wash hand basin inset to a vanity unit, large panelled bath with power shower over.
Master bedroom - 15' x 14' 1'' (4.57m x 4.29m)
Bedroom 3 - 15' x 12' 4'' (4.57m x 3.76m)
Bedroom 2 - 17' 1'' x 11' 10'' (5.21m x 3.61m)
Bedroom 4 - 16' 8'' x 10' 3'' (5.08m x 3.12m)
Bedroom 4 - 15' x 12' 4'' (4.57m x 3.76m)
Bedroom 5 - 11' 11'' x 9' 9'' (3.63m x 2.97m)
SERVICES AND COUNCIL TAX
Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity, gas fired central heating throughout. Council Tax: Band F
Strictly by appointment through the Joint Selling Agents Bushell & Green 01769 574363 or Strutt and Parker 01392 215631
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