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Newacott House, Bridgerule, HOLSWORTHY, Devon


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Tenure: Freehold

A Fine late Victorian period country residence boasting spacious accommodation comprising 6 bedrooms (4 Ensuite) and 6 Reception Rooms enjoying some far reaching country views together with gardens grounds and paddock of approximately 6 acres

Situated at the end of a private tree lined drive, this secluded country residence was once one of the grandest houses in the area with the owners stating that originally the property had over 4,000 acres of land. The current owners have maintained and improved the house which is now being sold as a well presented, large country home set in 6 acres of grounds which include formal gardens, woodland and pasture paddock with a wildlife pond.

The internal accommodation features large, airy rooms with high ceilings with the formal dining room and Lounge being extremely spacious and featuring bay windows and lovely fireplaces, these and a further sitting room, the Wet room and Cloakroom are accessed from the stunning reception hall with a sweeping staircase to the first floor. The inner hall gives access to the study, Brakfast Room and the farmhouse style Kitchen with a beautiful slate floor and range of hand made 'Gothic' style oak units with a range of built in appliances

The ground floor accommodation is completed by a Party Room, Sun room/Rear lobby, Boiler room, larder and a good sized Snooker room with full sized table and bar area with Cloakroom, rear Atrium, Store Room, Pantry with slate cooling shelves and 2 Woodstores.

On the first floor are two glorious master bedroom suites both with far reaching views over the garden, paddock and countryside beyond, and each with generous en-suites. There are four further good sized double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom.

The gardens surround the property providing several areas of formal garden with lawns, flower beds and shrubbery. The land extends mainly to the south of the property with a lawned garden, large pasture paddock with wildlife pond, and woodland bordering the east and west of the property adding to the seclusion and privacy

Ground Floor

Reception Lobby
With original mosaic tiled floor and door with glazed side panels leading to

Reception Hall
Spacious hall with sweeping staircase to first floor and mosaic tiled floor (currently covered with a fitted carpet).

Lounge (Reception)
19' 2" x 16' 5" (5.84m x 5.00m) A large reception room with deep bay window overlooking the garden. Ornate coving, picture rail, deep skirting boards and fireplace with marble surround.

Dining Room
19' 7" x 16' 2" (5.97m x 4.93m) A light and airy room with large sash windows with working shutters, ornate coving, picture rail and fireplace with marble surround and inset wood burning stove.

Sitting Room
13' 10" x 12' 4" (4.22m x 3.76m) A good sized reception room with fireplace with wood burning stove.

High level WC, mosaic tiled floor.

Wet Room
7' 3" x 6' 1" (2.21m x 1.85m) Mosaic tiled floor, washbasin and mira shower, polycarbonate roof.

Inner Hall

10' 3" x 9' 5" (3.12m x 2.87m) French windows to garden with original shutters and open fireplace with cast iron surround.

Breakfast Room
15' 3" x 13' 10" (4.65m x 4.22m) A good sized room next to the kitchen with working shutters, picture rail, fireplace with slate hearth, timber surround and large wood burning stove.

18' 3" x 13' 8" (5.56m x 4.17m) A superb farmhouse style kitchen in oak comprising an extensive range of wall and base units with polished granite work surface over and twin bowl Belfast sink. Oil fired Rayburn with Aga style range. Integral fridge and freezer, stainless steel Bosch microwave, dishwasher, pull out refuse and recycling bins. Two sash windows with original shutters.

Rear Hall
Secondary staircase rising to first floor, door to under stairs storage with slate flagstone flooring.

7' 6" x 6' 5" (2.29m x 1.96m) With space and plumbing for two washing machines. Belfast sink.

Party Room
15' 4" x 14' (4.67m x 4.27m) A lovely room with curved wall, slate flagstone floor

Sun Room/Rear Lobby
9' 4" x 9' 1" (2.84m x 2.77m) Accessed from both the Party room and Snooker room. Door to terrace.

10' 7" x 8' 3" (3.23m x 2.51m) Slate floor and Slate cooling shelves

Boiler Room
10' x 7' 3" (3.05m x 2.21m) Oil fired boiler providing hot water and central heating.

Store Room
9' 11" x 9' 1" (3.02m x 2.77m) Slate Floor.

Rear Atrium
12' 2" x 8' 9" (3.71m x 2.67m) Slate floor

Snooker Room
28' 7" x 17' (8.71m x 5.18m) A large room with full size Snooker table, built in Bar, slate floor and wood burning stove, night storage heater, wall light points.

Vanity washbasin and high level WC

First Floor

Galleried Landing
18' 1" x 11' 10" (5.51m x 3.61m) Fine stained glass window, coved ceiling with ceiling rose, twin radiators.

Bedroom 1
19' 2" x 16' 3" (5.84m x 4.95m) Spacious master bedroom with wooden glazed sash window to rear with wooden shutters and views across to the garden and countryside beyond. Picture railing, doors to storage cupboards, door to:

13' x 7' 7" (3.96m x 2.31m) Wooden window to rear, shower enclosure, mains fed shower over, separate bath, WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, storage cupboard and door to landing.

Bedroom 2
20' x 16' 4" (6.10m x 4.98m) A light spacious dual aspect double bedroom with wooden sash windows to front and side elevations, with views to the garden and the countryside beyond, Picture railing, radiator, cast iron fireplace

8' x 3' 10" (2.44m x 1.17m) Shower enclosure with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator

Bedroom 3
15'6 x 13'1 (4.72m x 3.99m) Wooden sash window to rear, window seat, picture rail and radiator.

Inner Landing
Radiator, access to airing cupbaird with twin hot water cylinders.

Bedroom 4
18'1 x 14'6 maximum (5.51m x 4.42m) An 'L' shaped room with wooden sash windows to the front elevation overlooking the gardens. picture railing, Cast iron fireplace, radiator

7'6 x 5'9 Wooden sash window to front with views across the garden, shower enclosure with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator.

10'10 x 6'6 (3.30m x 1.98m) A four piece white suite comprising; panelled bath with mixer/shower attachment, low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.

Rear Landing
Staircase down to Rear Hall, radiator, staircase to loft room and understairs cupbaord.

Bedroom 5
18' 2" x 14' 7" (5.54m x 4.45m) Wooden sash window to front elevation, Cast iron fireplace, radiator.

9' x 4' 6" (2.74m x 1.37m) Wooden sash window to front elevation with views across the garden, shower enclosure with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator

Bedroom 6
16'8 x 15'10 (5.08m x 4.83m)Wooden sash window to front elevation with views over the garden, Cast iron fireplace, radiator.


Garden Grounds and Paddock
As you approach Newacott House you will enter via twin granite posts which leads to a gravel tree lined sweeping driveway.

A short distance down the gravel driveway you will notice a wooden five bar gate to the right which leads to the paddock which will be found in good heart.

To the side of the property is a large lawned area, being fully enclosed to three boundaries with established hedgerow. To the rear of the property again the garden is mainly laid to lawn, being fully enclosed, with paved area and Covered Barbeque area which measures approximately 31'6 x 22'6.

To the front the garden is mainly laid to lawn with established trees and separate gated side entrance with cattle grid. There is a gravel turning area which in turn leads down to a further workshop/storage measuring 39' x 16' with 19' x 17' lean to which has been previously used as a Stable.

Continue on and there is a further enclosed lawned area with established hedge and tree line boundaries, with a well and a five bar gate which leads to the paddock. To one corner of the paddock is a large lake with a small centre island.


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