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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Study/Bedroom 5
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & 2 Shower Rooms
  • 4 Horse Boxes & 4 Pony Stalls
  • Further Land Available

Full description

A modern house with small paddock on the edge of the village. Sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study/bedroom 5, 4 bedrooms, family bathroom and 2 shower rooms, 4 loose boxes and 4 pony stalls. Further land available.


Higher Parks occupies an attractive and accessible position within Mid Devon. It lies on the edge of this popular village, which has its own village stores, public house, church and primary school. The village has a thriving local community with many activities and associations.
The nearby town of Crediton is some 7 miles distant to the south east, with a wide range of amenities, including both primary and secondary schooling, sports centre and shops catering for a wide variety of needs including both Tesco and Morrisons.
The cathedral city of Exeter, about 15 miles, has all the amenities expected and associated with a large centre of its importance.
The market town of Tiverton, to the north east, has a good range of amenities and also includes the popular and well-renowned Blundell's School.
Access to the M5 Motorway is at Junction 30/31 at Exeter and at Junction 27 at Tiverton. Beside Junction 27 is Tiverton Parkway Railway Station with fast trains to London Paddington taking approximately 2 hours.


The house is of traditional design and provides spacious well apportioned light airy rooms coupled with a high quality specification of construction which includes double glazing throughout, thermal insulation and natural pine interior doors and woodwork. The house was constructed in 1998 and is of rendered elevations with brick quoins beneath a slate roof and has oil fired central heating.


Ground Floor

UPVC double glazed door to:

Entrance Porch

2.34m x 1.60m (7'8 x 5'3 )

Tiled floor, glazed pine door with side panel to:

Entrance Hall

3.38m x 3.35m (11'1 x 11'0 )

Timber boarded floor with pine staircase to first floor in two flights with under stairs cupboard, radiator.

Sitting Room

4.57m x 4.47m (15'0 x 14'8 )

Enjoying a light aspect, brick fireplace with timber mantel over and wood burning stove. Timber boarded floor, dado rail, coved ceiling and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

7.65m x 3.96m (25'1 x 13'0 )

A light spacious triple aspect family room with a range of kitchen units to three walls comprising roll top work surfaces drawers and cupboards under with cupboards over incorporating a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, ceramic hob with extractor over, built-in electric double oven, integral fridge, plumbing for dishwasher, part tiled walls and feature brick fireplace with beam over surrounding oil fired Rayburn. Tiled floor, beamed ceiling and radiator.


4.14m x 3.68m (13'7 x 12'1 )

Matching tiled floor, range of high fronted base units with further sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, oil fired central heating boiler, door to front and stable door to rear garden, coat hooks and radiator.

Shower Room

Tiled floor, shower cubicle with electric thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Radiator.

Dining Room

4.09m x 4.27m (13'5 x 14'0 )

Recently fitted uPVC double glazed French windows to rear overlooking garden and neighbouring farmland, door returning to entrance hall.

Study/Bedroom 5

3.53m x 2.92m (11'7 x 9'7 )

Window to rear aspect and radiator.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

4.47m x 3.38m (14'8 x 11'1 )

Coved and textured ceiling, radiator, hatch to roof space and built-in airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1

4.47m x 3.63m (14'8 x 11'11 )

Enjoying a double aspect with far reaching views across this delightful rural valley. Dado rail, coved and textured ceiling, range of built-in wardrobes and vanity unit. Further wall cupboard.


Comprising tiled shower cubicle with electric thermostatic shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and radiator.

Bedroom 2

3.43m x 3.96m (11'3 x 13'0 )

Enjoying a double aspect with similar views, coved and textured ceiling, enclosed wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.96m x 3.51m (13'0 x 11'6 )

Coved and textured ceiling, radiator, enclosed wardrobe and some shelving.

Inner Landing

Leading to:

Bedroom 4

4.42m x 3.05m (14'6 x 10'0 )

Dual aspect, coved and textured ceiling. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

A spacious room with corner bath in tiled surround with mixer tap shower and hand-held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, recessed spotlights.


The property is approached via a private entrance drive shared with the adjoining properties that leads to Higher Parks own drive.
The house is set within private enclosed gardens with close boarded panel fence incorporating double gates leading to a large gravelled entrance drive providing ample turning and parking. The drive is flanked with level lawned garden.
To one side of the house is a rendered block building with corrugated roof comprising a range of 4 Pony Stalls approximately 20'5 x 17'0 overall with adjoining American Style Stable Yard comprising 4 loose boxes, concrete floor.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed garden with attractive outlook over adjoining fields.


Beside the property is a small paddock that extends to approximately 0.5 acres.
NB. Between the Paddock fence and the close board fence of the garden is a public footpath that gives direct access to the village centre near to the shop and Pub.

Further Land And Buildings

Adjoining the property is up to a further 52.5 acres available. There is also a superb general purpose building, stables and a manege.


Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 256331.


From Exeter take the A377 towards Crediton. Proceed to and through Crediton and continue on the A377 signposted Barnstaple. Pass through the village of Copplestone and proceed towards Morchard Road and upon reaching Morchard Road turn right by the Devonshire Dumpling public house, signposted Morchard Bishop. Proceed for about 2 miles towards the village and upon reaching the village climb the hill and just before the top turn left before the former garage on the left. Proceed to the end and the property will be found on the right.

If approaching from the M5 at Junction 27, head towards Tiverton on the A361. Ignore the first turning for Tiverton and after about 8 miles, at the roundabout, turn left, signposted Tiverton. Go through the roundabout (2nd exit) at St Petroc College, take the 3rd exit (right) at the next roundabout. Proceed past Morrisons and just as you drive over the River Exe bridge turn right (2nd exit at the roundabout) and follow the signs for B3137 signposted Witheridge. After a few hundred yards turn left onto Long Drag Hill and continue on the B3137 towards Witheridge. After about 5 miles, having passed through Cruwys Morchard Woods and Pages Cross, take the next left at Peak Cross, signposted to Puddington and Black Dog. Continue along this road passing through Puddington and Black Dog, having gone straight across at the crossroads in Black Dog, proceed for about 3 miles into Morchard Bishop. At the T Junction, by the London Inn, turn left and as you go over the brow of the hill and down the other side, the driveway will be found on the right, just after the former garage. Proceed to the end and the property will be found on the right.


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