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5 bedroom terraced house for sale

East Stowford, Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37


Property Description

Key features

  • Peaceful Rural Setting
  • Spacious Period Residence
  • Many Original Features
  • 240ft South Facing Walled Garden
  • Approximately 1 Acre Level Paddock
  • 2 Storey 1250sq ft Original Barn

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stowford Grange is an individual and most impressive Grade II listed property which was once a substantial wing of Stowford House which is a most imposing 17th Century Gothic style residence.

The accommodation is spacious and adaptable and it has a number of individual features including fireplaces, doors, exposed beams, a bell and bellcote and a very pretty raised grain store.

With the benefit of oil fired radiator central heating the accommodation is light and spacious with the high ceilings associated with this era and it could be adapted to meet a host of requirements, and there is potential to adapt the barn for an ANNEXE/HOLIDAY COTTAGE/ STUDIO/WORKSHOP subject to planning consent.

On the GROUND FLOOR there is an ENTRANCE PORCH with a tiled floor, a door to a store cupboard and a large wooden door leads through to an ENTRANCE HALL with cloak hooks, a radiator, doors to the kitchen and sitting room and a door to the staircase. There is a large FITTED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with built in base and wall units, a large stone fireplace recess housing a 'Nobel' heat/cook range, space for a cooker, fridge and dishwasher, a sink, a tiled floor, a serving hatch and door into the living room and a door to the UTILITY ROOM with a stainless steel sink with cupboard under, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a freezer and tumble dryer, a door to a SEPARATE WC, a tiled floor and a door to the rear garden. From the kitchen there is access to a good size LIVING ROOM with an open fireplace, a beamed ceiling, built in wooden shelves and large UPVc double glazed windows overlooking the garden.

Also off the main hall there is a door to a large SITTING/DINING ROOM with a wood floor, a stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove, UPVc double glazed french doors to the garden, understair cupboard, space for a large dining table and a door to a small study area with built in shelves and a single pane window.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a LANDING with a loft hatch, a MASTER BEDROOM with impressive original single pane windows, large built in wardrobes, a radiator and a door to an ENSUITE BATHROOM with a white suite comprising a bath with a 'Mira' shower over, a pedestal basin, wc, tiled floor and half tiled walls. There is also BEDROOM 2 with an ornate fireplace and UPVc double glazed windows to the garden and a further 3 BEDROOMS. The accommodation is completed by a BATHROOM with a bath, pedestal basin, radiator, tiled floor and half tiled walls, a SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM with a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a 'Mira' power shower and a SEPARATE WC.

OUTSIDE large double gates give access to the front of the property with a gravelled and brick paved parking area, a DETACHED STONE BARN which provides 4 large workshop/stores on the ground floor with a 42ft loft over, a single GARAGE with an up and over door, a plastic oil storage tank and a large grain store. To the rear of the property there is a large paved patio, an archway with box hedging and well stocked flower and shrub beds, a 240ft lawned garden with an impressive original stone wall and a wooden gate leads to a LEVEL PADDOCK with separate road access and a 120' x 42' concrete base of a former piggery. In total the grounds extend to approximately 1 acre.

East Stowford is just over 1 mile from the very popular Village of Chittlehampton which has a primary school, public house, church, Village store and a Village hall. The busy market town of South Molton is approximately 5 miles to the east and it provides a complete range of amenities including a Supermarket, 4 banks, a post office, 2 health centres, a twice weekly market and schools for all are ranges.

The regional centre of Barnstaple is just 7 miles distant and it provides excellent facilities including out of Town superstores, the North Devon college, a hospital, a cinema and the Queens theatre. The property is also just a few miles from the North Devon link road, which provides quick route to the M5 and National rail links at Tiverton parkway.

With good access to the coast and moor, the area offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding and cycling, fishing on the Mole and the Taw and golf at High bullen, Libbaton and Saunton.
From our office, leave the Square via Barnstaple street and take the first left into West Street (B3227) signed Umberleigh. Stay on this road for approximately 5 miles and turn right at Homedown Cross signed Chittlehampton. On entering the Village go straight across at Townsend Cross signed Cobbaton/Stowford. After about 1.5 miles turn right signed Stowford. Stowford Grange is on the right just under 1 mile along this road.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 March 2015


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