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5 bedroom detached house for sale

South Molton, South Molton, Devon, EX36

Under Offer £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Conservatory
  • Living Room and Snug
  • 4/5 Bedrooms and Bathroom
  • Gardens and Woodland
  • Parking and Outbuildings
  • Total About 1.8 Acres

Full description

A spacious family home with large gardens and woodland set within easy reach of the town centre. Kitchen, dining room, conservatory, living room, snug, study/bedroom 5, wet room, utility, 4 further bedrooms and bathroom. Outbuildings. About 1.8 acres. EPC Band F.

Situation - Forest View is situated on a slightly elevated position on the northern edge of the popular market town of South Molton and enjoys superb far reaching views to the east towards Exmoor. The town has a good range of shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including infant, junior and senior schools. Dating from Saxon times, it has some fine buildings, interesting shops, a museum, stock market on Thursdays and a popular pannier market on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The A361 North Devon Link road bypasses the town and provides access to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the west and to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the east, where there is also a main line railway station at Tiverton Parkway on the London Paddington line.
Exmoor National Park is easily accessible and the impressive North Devon coastline with its steep cliffs and wide sandy beaches is also within easy reach by car.

Description - Forest View is an interesting and diverse property offering recently extended and spacious accommodation that also offers scope for an integral annexe on the ground floor. Recent improvements, designed with an emphasis on sustainability, include a superb conservatory and a green roof. Outside there are extensive and diverse gardens with some useful outbuildings and of particular mention is a further area of woodland and a clearing that adjoins the gardens and makes a wonderful addition to the property.

Ground Floor - Open porch with a part-glazed front door into the HALL with oak/tiled flooring and stairs rising to first floor and built in cupboards with shelved alcoves over. The KITCHEN has a tiled floor and is fitted with handmade steamed beech base cupboards with worktop over and 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and gas cooker. Further ash base units with elm worktop over, fitted elm corner wall cupboard and fitted Rayburn for cooking and domestic hot water. Walk in larder. The kitchen is open to the impressive DINING ROOM with oak floor and garden outlook and concertina doors lead through into the timber framed CONSERVATORY with tiled floor, glazed roof and two double doors to the garden. From the hall a door leads into the LIVING ROOM with solid oak floor, window seat, exposed beams and a fire place with beam over, brick hearth with wood burning stove, under stairs recess and from here a part glazed door into a SNUG/STUDY with solid ash floor. There is a REAR HALL/BOOT ROOM/UTILITY with tiled floor, door to rear, fitted cupboards and Belfast sink with plumbing for washing machine to the side. Also off the rear hall is a WET ROOM with mosaic tiled floor, mixer shower and fully tiled walls and marble wash stand with brass hand basin and WC. There is also a ground floor BEDROOM 5 that links into the snug/study. The snug/study, utility, wet room and bedroom 5 are all lit with sunpipes and were designed to be easily accessible by wheelchair. They are built under a green roof.

First Floor - Turning stairs lead to the GALLERIED LANDING. BEDROOM ONE is a large, dual aspect room with views towards Exmoor, cast iron Victorian fireplace with tiled inserts, marble surround and mantel. BATHROOM with cast iron roll top bath with mixer shower over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, bidet, shelved storage and part tiled walls. BEDROOM TWO is a double room with airing cupboard and further built in cupboards with storage over, cast iron Victorian fire place with tiled surround and mantel. BEDROOM FOUR is a single room with built in shelved cupboard and window seat storage. BEDROOM THREE is a double room with stone fireplace and fitted wardrobe.

Outside - A five bar gate and concrete/paved (shared) driveway leads around to a gravelled parking and turning area to the rear of the house. There are large, private, mature gardens with lawns, vegetable beds, soft fruit, trees and shrubs as well as an area of ORCHARD. Useful outbuildings include a POLYTUNNEL (25' x 18'), concrete block and timber framed BUILDING 19'1" x 13'7" (12' to ridge) with insulated concrete floor, power and light connected, which could be useful as a studio. There is an open lean-to to one side and enclosed lean-to to the other side used as a log store (11'11" x 6'1"). Two bay COVERED AREA (21'11" x 10'8"). Concrete block and timber framed GARDEN SHED/WORKSHOP (20'3" x 9'3") with concrete floor, power and light.
A gate leads through to the woodland area with a central, wide open and level grassed area, surrounded by trees and with childrens' swings, a brick barbeque and a STRAW BALE HOUSE (13'8" x 10'4") with a profile steel roof.
In total the property extends to about 1.8 ACRES.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.

Directions - From the centre of South Molton head down East Street and turn left into Station Road, take the first left into North Street, after a short distance after a row of terraced houses turn right and follow the lane into the property.

Services - Mains water, gas and electricity connected, private drainage system. Central heating via radiators

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