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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wembworthy, Chulmleigh, EX18

£850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn Conversion
  • Incorporating Former Round House
  • 5.2 Acres
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Double Garage
  • Barn And Stabling
  • Workshop
  • Annex Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
An equestrian home and smallholding with 5.2 acres in an idyllic setting amidst rolling countryside. Beautifully presented former roundhouse and threshing barn has a wealth of character and is finished to the highest standard. There is annex potential (STP) as well as a variety of outbuildings.
Set at the end of a long private driveway, the property benefits from a high degree of seclusion. The well proportioned accommodation has been designed to maximise the views of the Taw Valley, with the kitchen/dining room really being the heart of the home, set in the roundhouse, with an additional relaxed seating area from which to enjoy the views. An oak frame sitting room has full length windows with 180 degree views, whilst the living room is a cosy yet spacious area. The master bedroom has an en suite, with 3 further bedrooms, bathroom, study and utility room. The fittings are of a very high standard with solid oak doors, solid wood flooring and well fitted bathrooms. Character features include attractive exposition of the original stone walls and beamed ceilings.
The current owners keep a variety of livestock and there is an American-style barn, an open fronted barn and a substantial building with a view (STP) to create a swimming pool and gym, but additional accommodation could be created here if required.

Entrance Hall
The impressive entrance hall creates an immediate impact on entering the property with double height ceiling with exposed beams and stone work setting the tone for the rest of the property. A substantial wooden door is flanked by 2 full height windows, wood flooring and stairs to the galleried landing. Wall light points.

Bedroom Four / Study
11'6 x 8'2
This flexible room has a widow to front and radiator. Currently used as a bedroom however it has previously been a study and studio.

Cloak Room
Part tiled with corner wash hand basin and W.C. Radiator. Extractor.

Utility Room
Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Space for further appliance. Two built in cupboards. Boiler. Door to rear garden.

Living Room
28'11 x 17'
The living room is a cosy yet spacious area full of character with a multi-fuel stove set within an unusual curving stone fireplace with curved bressummer beam on stone hearth. The exposed stone continues along the length of one wall. Two windows overlook the front and glass doors lead to the hallway, kitchen and sitting room. Exposed ceiling beams add to the character. Wall light points. Television point. curved stone steps to kitchen.

Sitting Room
20'6 max x 19'8 max
The sitting room has full height glass windows to rear and side giving superb far reaching views. French windows lead onto front garden and a further set of French doors lead onto the formal gardens. The vaulted ceiling has 2 velux windows. The room is predominantly of oak construction with attractively placed exposed supporting beams and some exposed stonework. Solid wood flooring. A multi fuel stove makes this an area the ideal spot from which to admire the rolling Devon landscape surrounding the property what ever the weather.

Kitchen / Diner
23'3 x 23'9
The kitchen/dining room really is the heart of the home, it has been constructed within an original roundhouse where a substantial cross beam is likely to have been part of the milling process for which the room was originally used. All principal reception rooms can be accessed from the here. This wonderfully sociable space has a dining area with space for a large dining table easily seating 10. Full length windows have been installed to make the most of the far reaching views and the current owners have several easy chairs placed to enjoy the open aspect. The kitchen has been fitted in an ivory country style with granite work surface overs, there are several display cabinets. A Rayburn is set within a fireplace and can provide hot water when in use. A 5 ring stainless steel gas hob is set into a central unit. Neff electric oven. Integrated Neff dishawasher. Two circular sinks are set into the work surface with mixer tap over. Built in fridge freezer. Window overlooking gardens to open countryside beyond. Solid wood flooring, exposed A frame beams and vaulted ceiling add to the traditional atmosphere of the room.


Study
9'3 x 8'5
The study is open plan to the kitchen and has a window and door to the rear. Ideal as a study or hobby area, and perfect further work space and storage for the keen cook.

Galleried Landing
The galleried landing is a particular feature with balustrading overlooking the hallway. Exposed stone wall and window to rear.

Master Bedroom
18'9 max x 13'9 max
A spacious l-shaped room with double doors leading onto a balcony. Exposed stone wall and beams provide further character. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors. Wall light points. Radiator. Door to:

En-suite
The en suite shower cubicle has a mains fed shower. A wash hand basin is set into a useful cupboard. W.C. Heated towel rail. Window to rear.

Bedroom Two
17'2 x 8'1
This dual aspect double bedroom has a window to front and door leading to a roof area. The vaulted ceiling and exposed A frame beams continue the character feel of the property.

Bedroom Three
11'9 x 9'1
A further double bedroom also with French windows leading onto a balcony. Radiator. Exposed stonework. Loft access.

Bathroom
The bathroom has been fitted to the highest standard with a period style white suite comprising and double ended bath with centally located tap and mixer shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. W.C. Window to rear. Wood flooring. Airing cupboard, Heated towel rail.

Outside
The property is accessed via a long private driveway which leads to a large gravel parking area. In front of the property there is a large raised bed with water feature.
To the rear and side of the houses there are formal gardens, laid mainly to lawn with mature borders well stocked with a wide range of herbaceous perennials, shrubs and trees. A decking area lies next to the sitting room and has fantastic views over the gardens to the Taw Valley beyond, ideal for entertaining or simply enjoying the surrounding countryside and abundant wildlife.
The majority of the 5.2 acres is pasture and used for animal husbandry.
A floodlit manege sits next to the annex and there is direct riding out on to a local bridle path which skirts the property.

Stables

The American style barn offers great flexibility either as stabling for 2 - 3 horses or ideal as secure machinery or vehicle storage as it has 2 wide sliding doors.
The barn is currently divided into 2 stable of 17'5 x 10 which open onto a concrete yard measuring 19'11 x 17'11.
The rear section measure 34' 8 x20'4 it also has a concrete floor and a hayloft. Can provide further stabling and tack room.
There is a pedestrian door to the rear.
Power & light.

Barn
44'10 x 28'5
An open front barn currently used as a tractor store. With concrete floor, work shop area and mezzanine storage area. Power, light and water supply.

Workshop
The workshop is of timber construction and has been insulated for comfortable year round use. The current owner uses the area for metal and wood working projects, it has power, light and water and as such is an ideal studio for a wide variety of crafts or further storage if needed.

Annex
61'2 x 22'
This stone building is located to the side of the driveway within close proximity of the main residence. It has a separate power supply and could be converted to provide ancillary accommodation or potential holiday lets. It has recently had planning to create a swimming pool and gym. The current owners have started basic works however it retains the original and excavations have not been implemented.

Double Garage
19'9 x 19'6
The double garage is located adjacent to the property and has an electric up and over door, pedestrian door and window to side. There is useful storage cupboards and stainless steel sink and drainer with hot and cold water. Power & light.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2015

Nearest stations

  • Lapford (3.3 mi)
  • Eggesford (3.7 mi)
  • Morchard Road (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Lapford (3.3 mi)
  • Eggesford (3.7 mi)
  • Morchard Road (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks.com, South West

Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0879 Local call rate

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