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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Yeo Mill, South Molton, Devon, EX36

Guide Price £580,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period 4 bedroom residence with 3 reception rooms
  • Immaculately presented accommodation
  • Large country style kitchen/breakfast room
  • Beautiful private garden with mill stream
  • Edge of quiet hamlet location with good road links
  • Double Garage
  • Outbuildings with potential to convert subject to any necessary PP

Full description

A substantial residence with large flexible accommodation and additional outbuildings set in a private garden with a mill stream. Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, dining room, sitting room, study/snug, master bedroom with dressing room and en - suite shower room, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom, garage. EPC Band E

Situation - Millbrook is situated in a rural position on the edge of the hamlet of Yeo Mill, just a few miles south of the Exmoor National Park boundary enjoying rural views to the south. The small village of West Anstey is just 1 mile away which has a parish church.
Dulverton 6 miles away provides day-to-day shopping facilities, schools, veterinary, doctor and dental surgeries. A further range of shops and services are available in South Molton 9 miles and Tiverton 15 miles. There is access onto the North Devon link road providing a fast route west to the sandy beaches of North Devon and east to Junction 27 of the M5, where there is a main line rail station to London (Paddington).
The University and Cathedral City of Exeter lies approximately 30 miles south from the property and boasts a wealth of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. Exeter Airport lies to the east of the city and offers national and international flights.

Description - Millbrook is a substantial property built around the turn of the century and has been extensively refurbished by the current owners. This light and bright house now benefits from well-presented accommodation together with a useful adaptable outbuilding and a delightful private garden with a stream running through it. All rooms are well-proportioned and the principle rooms look south west over the pretty gardens to open countryside beyond.

Accommodation - From the driveway double doors lead into an entrance lobby with large under stairs cupboard and a door to the central hallway with a cloakroom. The large farmhouse style kitchen is double aspect, well fitted with an attractive range of wall and base units, a four oven electric Aga, a larder cupboard and space for a large table. Adjacent is the rear utility room with door leading through to the spacious garage. The formal dining room has an open fireplace and glazed double doors leading to the terrace and garden. The double aspect sitting room has a wood burning stove and door to a lobby which in turn leads out to the terrace. The useful double aspect study or snug overlooks the driveway.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms. The large master bedroom has delightful views over the garden and has a private dressing room and a modern en-suite shower room. There is a further double bedroom overlooking the garden together with a newly fitted central family bathroom and another double and a smaller bedroom at the rear. There is an access hatch to the large loft space which is partially boarded.

Outside - The private side drive has parking for three vehicles and a large traditional double garage. On the garden side of the house is the former stable block, currently used as a workshop and store but could provide annexe accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents. In front is a very pretty and private garden with a sheltered sun terrace enjoying a south westerly aspect. The garden is well stocked with flowers, shrubs and trees. The leat from the neighbouring Mill House meanders through the bottom of the garden providing a delightful feature. In addition the property is bordered on the eastern side by a brook which joins the River Yeo.
The present owners have upgraded many features of the house to ensure manageable running costs. These include double glazed windows, the installation of an air source heat pump, new radiators and a modern 30 amp AGA running on Economy 7.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents Stags Dulverton Office 01398 323174 or

Services - Mains electricity and water. Air source heat pump. Private drainage.

Directions - From Junction 27 of the M5 proceed west on the A361 North Devon Link Road signposted to Tiverton and Barnstaple. After 6 miles at the roundabout take the second exit continuing on the A361. Stay on this road for about 6.5 miles and take the right hand turning signposted to Knowstone. Continue along this road passing through the village of Roachill and at the T junction turn left onto the B3227. After approximately 1/2 mile take the right hand turning by the Jubilee Inn, signposted to Yeo Mill. At the next T junction turn left, then take the next right to Yeo Mill continuing through the village and over the bridge, the property is the first on the right.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Civic Centre, North Walk, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1EA. Telephone 01271 327711

Council Tax - Band E (2015/2016)

Map Reference - SS 843 265

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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05 February 2016


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