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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Nr Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5/6 Bed Farmhouse
  • Blackdown Hills AONB
  • Attractive Gardens & Grounds
  • Useful Outbuildings including Stabling
  • Pasture, Woodland & Pond
  • Approximately 4.1 Acres

Full description

A versatile detached period house set in an elevated position overlooking its own land and gardens together with stable block, in all approximately 4.1 acres

Situation - Castle Hill Farm is situated in a fine rural yet accessible location within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It lies within 1 mile of the village of Hemyock where a useful range of day to day facilities can be found including a convenience store, post office, primary school and health centre. Sporting facilities include football, cricket, tennis and bowls. Wellington is within 6 miles of the property offering access to the M5 motorway. Taunton is within 11 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington. Honiton, 9 miles, offers a main line rail station to London Waterloo as well as access onto the A30, A303 and the M3 beyond. The Cathedral City of Exeter, University and Exeter international airport are 27 miles away.

Description - Castle Hill Farm is a fine detached house set in an elevated position enjoying fine views over its own grounds, gardens and pond. The house itself is presented in good decorative condition and combined with the unusually spacious accommodation, Castle Hill Farm is an exceptional family home. The grounds with the house are mostly located to the south and east of the house and include formal gardens with lawns and borders. An informal area includes a wide range of specimen trees and shrubs and an attractive pond which provides a haven for wildlife. To the south are two paddocks with two stable s and hay store. The drive enters the plot just to the south of the house where their is a large parking area leading to a single garage. Detailed planning permission for two additional garages has been granted by Mid Devon District Council under application number 08/00455/FULL. Overall the grounds with the house extend to 4.1 acres. Internally the house is very well maintained and most of the principal rooms throughout enjoy the view over the land and across the valley. Of particular note is the splendid kitchen fitted with central island unit and granite worktops. The large conservatory has a fine oak floor with under floor heating. In addition there are three reception rooms, all a very generous size. Stairs at the south end of the house lead to the first floor guest wing, which includes four bedrooms serviced by a bathroom and a shower room. Separate stairs on the north side of the house lead to the master bedroom suite, dressing room with built in cupboards and en suite bath/shower room. Between the two wings is a study/library (or sixth bedroom) which provides access into the bedroom three. Overall Castle Hill Farm is a large and well maintained farmhouse, which warrants an internal inspection and an early viewing is strongly recommended.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions - From the M5 motorway exit at junction 26 and follow the signs towards Wellington and at the roundabout with the A38 take the first exit signposted Exeter. After 1 mile turn left into Ford Street and continue to the top of the hill. At the crossroads turn right and after 1 mile turn left just before the Wellington Monument signposted Hemyock. Continue through the village of Hemyock and at the Catherine Wheel Public House continue out of the village past the front of the pub signposted Dunkeswell. Continue for a further 1 mile and the entrance will be found on the left hand side.

Services - Mains electricity, private well water with water treatment plant, private drainage by way of cesspit, Calor gas for cooking and oil fired central heating.

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20 July 2016

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