4 bedroom detached house for saleKnowstone, South Molton, Devon, EX36
Guide Price £670,000
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- 4 Bedrooms (1 en-suite)
- Detached Office & Separate Studio
- Stabling for 6 Horses
- Pasture and Woodland
- About 19 Acres
Full descriptionA beautifully situated family home with useful outbuildings, woodland and pasture. Hall, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, utility, sitting room, 4 bedrooms (one en-suite) and family bathroom. Gardens, separate office building and stabling for 6. About 19 acres. EPC Band E
Situation - Luckett Mill is set in a peaceful, part wooded valley not far from the well known and pretty village of Knowstone. The village has a church which dates back to the 13th Century, a village hall and the popular Masons Arms public house which holds a Michelin Star. Being about two miles from the A361 (North Devon link road), the property is very well positioned with good access to Barnstaple and the coastal resorts to the west and to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the south east where there is a main line rail station to London Paddington.
The thriving market town of South Molton is about 8 miles to the west and offers an excellent range of day to day amenities including schooling up to secondary level, a wide variety of shops, banking facilities, churches, livestock market and a pannier market on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Exmoor National Park is close by and is one of the most beautiful areas of the country and provides outstanding riding and walking. Traditional field sports are an integral part of the Exmoor community and salmon and trout fishing are enjoyed on the rivers and lakes. The coast to the north is also within easy reach and provides a wealth of water sports such as sailing and surfing.
Description - Luckett Mill is a detached and traditionally built property, originally constructed in the 1970s and which has been extended and improved by the current owners to create a superb family home. The house is offered with a useful range of outbuildings and about 19 acres, mainly of pasture and deciduous woodland. Currently the land is used for equestrian purposes but also offers much scope as a smallholding or similar.
Ground Floor - Double front doors lead into the HALL with tiled floor and glazed doors into the DINING ROOM with an attractive outlook over the garden to the west. Two archways lead into the KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with shaker style units and solid beech worktops, inset ceramic sink with mixer tap, tiled splashback, a matching range of wall mounted cupboards including downlighters, fitted 4 oven aga. Island unit, space for dishwasher and space for large fridge freezer. The INNER HALL has stairs to the first floor and door to CLOAKROOM with close coupled WC and wash basin. The UTILITY has plumbing for washing machine, vent for dryer, shelving, coat hanging space and door to rear. Off the inner hall a door leads into the double aspect LIVING ROOM with open fireplace with slate hearth and an outlook over the gardens.
First Floor - The galleried landing has doors off to the FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS with bedroom one being a large double room with fine views, plenty of fitted wardrobes and an EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite. The FAMILY BATHROOM is fitted with a modern suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC and shower cubicle.
Outside - The gardens are of a particularly good size and are laid mainly to lawn with shrubs, trees and a vegetable garden with raised beds. There is a GREENHOUSE and other useful timber framed outbuildings include a detached OFFICE (17'5" x 11'3") and a timber SUMMER HOUSE (18'2" x 12'5") currently used as an artist's studio.
Set below the house and with a separate entrance is a level YARD and a good sized MODERN BUILDING currently utilised as stabling for 6 horses with tack room and hay barn attached.
The Land - The land at Luckett Mill comprises mainly gently sloping and well fenced pasture paddocks around the house with water troughs. There is a large area of deciduous, bluebell woodland that runs down to an attractive meadow with frontage on the Crooked Oak river.
In total the property extends to just over 19 ACRES.
Services - Mains water and electricity, private drainage system. Oil fired central heating radiators.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.
Directions - Approaching from Tiverton take the A361 (North Devon Link Road) towards South Molton. After about 9.5 miles at Moortown Cross, take the turning to the north marked Knowstone. Continue over the cattle grid and and take the next left turn towards Knowstone. On entering the village at the T junction turn left and follow the lane out of the village and take the next right, signposted to Molland. Continue to the bottom of the hill and after crossing over the bridge, turn right onto the private drive and after a short distance Luckett Mill will be found on the right hand side.
From South Molton take the A361 towards Tiverton. After Bish Mill Gate roundabout proceed for a further mile and take the left turn onto the B3227, and then the first exit onto the B3227 off the roundabout. Stay on this road for about 3.7 miles and take the right turn at the crossroads signposted to Knowstone. Stay on this lane and at the bottom of the hill turn left into the private drive. The property will soon be found on the right.
Agent's Note - The house was originally constructed subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. A certificate of lawful use was granted by North Devon District council on 16th December 2014 which means there is no longer a requirement for the occupier to comply with this condition.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
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