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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Great Location
  • Over 7,000 sq ft
  • Paddock
  • Further outbuilding
  • 4.6 Acres

Full description

A stunning home and extensive courtyard of gallery and studios with great potential next to Bickleigh Mill. 3 Reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms. Great location. Over 650 sq m (7,000 sq ft) of house and courtyard buildings. Paddock. Further outbuilding. About 4.6 acres. EPC Band C.

Situation - Cleave Barton is situated amidst beautiful, unspoilt countryside in the renowned Exe Valley on the edge of Bickleigh village. The area is very popular with its easy access to Exeter, Tiverton and the motorway/rail network. Within the village are a well-regarded primary school, church, vineyard, two public houses and Bickleigh Mill and restaurant.
Tiverton (4 miles) offers an excellent range of day to day facilities including a modern hospital, doctors surgeries, sixth form college and a range of state schools, together with Blundell's School, an independent school which offers discounts to local pupils.
Junction 27 of the M5 is easily reached from the property along with Tiverton Parkway providing a rail link to London Paddington.
The cathedral and university city of Exeter lies 11 miles to the south and offers most leading department stores expected of a large city, together with an international airport.

Description - The property has a pleasant position with a good level of privacy. It is tucked away, however is very accessible and neighbours Bickleigh Mill. The combination of a great home and extensive buildings, which are currently used as gallery and studios, offers potential for further uses to utilise the properties location. Equally it could just be a home with some very useful buildings.
It is approached over a private driveway to a large parking area.

The House - It has been exquisitely converted with much charm of the old building being retained. There has been clever use of original and new materials, an example of this is the crafted staircase to the first floor, flag flooring and the many exposed beams and roof timbers.
The reception rooms are very spacious with a dining room on the ground floor having a large sitting area and a beautiful open fireplace, perfect for entertaining. The first floor sitting room is exceptional with a vaulted ceiling with floor to ceiling glazing, creating a tremendous aspect to the garden and the countryside beyond. The family room is versatile and could be used as a more formal room, or as it currently is, as a TV and games room.
The farmhouse kitchen has an attractive range of units with a slate work surface over and matching island. There is space for a large dining table and a beamed recess for a range style cooker.
There are 6 bedrooms throughout the property. The master bedroom has an en-suite with double ended bath and oversized shower cubicle. There are also two further bathrooms.
There are some useful service rooms including a laundry room, larder and cloakroom.

Gardens And Grounds - The approach to the property is attractive, the drive is bounded by the field, lined with trees and leads past the pond with island and beautiful willow tree.
The gardens are well laid out with a large lawn including various ornamental trees. Through a hedge is a vegetable garden and greenhouse with fruit cage.
Beyond the garden is a level paddock and further sloping paddock accessed via a track.

The Courtyard Of Buildings - Gallery, studios and workshop premises
To the side of the main residence is a range of converted traditional barns which are currently let out as workshop premises on short term tenancies with such occupiers as an art gallery, silversmith and pottery; providing an ideal home with income of approximately £10,000 per annum with further income generating potential.
The property is located next to Bickleigh Mill which is a visitor attraction with 18th century working watermill with restaurant and retail units. The courtyard has the possibility of being opened up to the general public to provide further retail premises to complement Bickleigh Mill, subject to the necessary consents.
Alternatively the traditional barns could be converted into self-contained holiday letting cottages subject to gaining the relevant planning consents.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 235705.

Directions - On the A396 between Exeter and Tiverton at Bickleigh;
From Tiverton direction proceed over the bridge and past the entrance to Bickleigh Mill and in a short distance just before the turning for the village centre turn sharp left and Cleave Barton is the first entrance on the right.
From Exeter just after the sign for the village centre, on the right hand bend turn right and Cleave Barton is the first entrance on the right.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
24 April 2016

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