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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Burlescombe, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • No Onward Chain
  • Character country cottage
  • Excellent countryside views
  • Deceptively spacious
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • 2/3 Reception rooms
  • Exposed beams
  • Two wood burning stoves
  • Original wooden doors
  • Ground floor bedroom with wet room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This charming 5 bedroom property is full of character and is over 300 years old being the original vicarage home of the Reverend Spirings who served the Parish (1701-1730) from the beautiful Grade I listed fifteenth century St Mary's Church opposite. Set in large gardens offering fine elevated countryside views across the village the family home briefly comprises entrance porch, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom and ground floor bedroom/study with wet room. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms and family bathroom whilst outside are large gardens with views surrounding 3 sides of the house with lawn, fruit garden, workshop, greenhouse and off road parking. The house is warmed by LPG central heating.

GROUND FLOOR: ENTRANCE PORCH leading into the DINING ROOM with exposed beams, stripped pine doors, restored brick fireplace with multi-fuel burner, deep window seat and turning stairs rising to the first floor with storage under. SITTING ROOM: A charming dual aspect room with two window seats, exposed beams, large inglenook fireplace with bread oven and Woodwarm burner. STUDY/BEDROOM 5: Currently used as a study, this could be used as dependent's bedroom/teenager's 'den' with it's triple aspect, French doors and WET ROOM with walk in shower, low level W.C. and vanity sink unit. There is separate access to the garden via the connecting hallway. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: A dual aspect, dual purpose room with wooden worktops, integrated hob and oven, space for dishwasher and upright fridge/freezer, limestone flooring and attractive tiled splashbacks. CLOAKROOM: With W.C. and sink unit. UTILITY ROOM: With slate flooring, hardwood worktops, Belfast sink and space for washing machine, tumble drier, upright fridge/freezer and door to garden.

FIRST FLOOR: Offers a light and airy landing leading to FOUR characterful BEDROOMS, two of which are double and neutrally decorated, and a white, 4 piece BATHROOM suite to include a multi-jet shower cubicle, bath with Victorian telephone style hand held shower, wash hand basin and W.C.

OUTSIDE: Spirings occupies a dominant position in the older part of the village opposite the Grade I listed Church. It backs onto fields and offers extensive views of the surrounding countryside and provides ample off road parking on the gravelled driveway to the front. The generous rear garden is in excess of 100' (30 metres) and offers numerous garden sheds, workshop and a greenhouse, interspersed with a large variety of mature trees, shrubs and flower beds along with seating areas from which to enjoy the fine views.

LOCATION: Burlescombe offers much in the way of village life in the form of a primary school that feeds into the well renowned Uffculme Academy, active village hall, garage and playground. Further to this there are excellent countryside walks available along the historic Grand Western Canal which runs to the north of the village. It is conveniently situated for easy access to the M5 being 4 miles from Junction 27 and 7 miles from the nearest rail link at Tiverton Parkway.
From our office turn left at the lights in the centre of town and follow the road out of through Rockwell Green and out of town. At the roundabout take the second exit along the A38 in Exeter direction. Follow the road for approximately 3 miles and take the right turning signposted to Burlescombe. Follow the road towards the village and on entering, Spirings can be found on the right, opposite the Church as denoted by our For Sale board.


Entrance Porch 

Dining Room 
5.28m x 4.27m

Sitting Room 
5.82m x 5.72m

Kitchen/breakfast room 
7.44mx 2.1m

Utility Room 
4.95m x 1.96m


Bedroom 5/Study 
4.3m x 3.15m

Wet Room 
2.08m x 1.88m

Bedroom 1 
4.72m x 3.05m

Bedroom 2 
5.72m x 2.9m

Bedroom 3 
2.72m x 2.44m

Bedroom 4 
2.77m x 2.57m

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 April 2016


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