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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Taw Valley, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Guide Price £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Separate Studio
  • Gardens and Orchard
  • About 0.70 Acres

Full description

A private and superbly presented property with stunning views of the Taw Valley. Living room, kitchen, dining room, 3/4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Separate studio, useful outbuildings, greenhouse, gardens and orchard. Total about 0.70 acres. EPC Band D

Situation - Greendown is privately set in an elevated position with no immediate neighbours and enjoys a stunning outlook over the Mully Brook valley below and away to the Taw Valley in the distance. The village of Burrington is half a mile away with village amenities including a public house, primary school, church and small shop. The small town of Chulmleigh is 3 miles and offers a further range of shops and amenities including an excellent secondary school. The larger towns of South Molton and Barnstaple are about 11 and 13 miles respectively, both offering a further range of amenities whilst the Cathedral City and County Town of Exeter is 25 miles.
The A377 that links between Exeter and Barnstaple is about 1.5 miles from the property and the Exeter to Barnstaple (Tarka Line) railway line follows a similar route with the nearest station about 3 miles at Kings Nympton Station.

Description - Greendown is a beautifully presented country property set in a stunning, private location. The cottage has been meticulously improved by the current owners (to include re-wiring in 2012) and offers a wonderful opportunity to own a lovely home set in its own grounds and with a far reaching outlook over rolling countryside. In addition to the house is a superb studio/office that has been created from a former double garage.

Accommodation - Entrance LOBBY with coat hooks and tiled floor through to the KITCHEN with engineered stone tiled floor (under floor heated), refitted with shaker style units with slate worktops over, Belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and fitted electric Rayburn (induction hob) with tiled splash back. Double doors lead out to the front garden. A glazed door leads into the double aspect LIVING ROOM with engineered oak flooring, fireplace with slate hearth and multi-fuel stove with back boiler. From the kitchen is a small stair HALL with stairs to first floor and a picture window to the front. The DINING ROOM is a double aspect room with stone fireplace and wood burning stove, door to small under stairs room with Belfast sink with mixer tap and worktop with cupboard below. On from the dining room is a SIDE HALL with door to rear and slate tiled floor and a BATHROOM with tiled floor (under floor heated), panelled bath in tiled surround with mixer shower over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, heated towel rail and bathroom cabinet.
On the FIRST FLOOR the LANDING has a useful store cupboard at one end and doors into a double BEDROOM ONE with BEDROOM TWO also a double room. The BATHROOM has an engineered stone tiled floor (underfloor heated) and is superbly fitted with a cast iron roll top claw foot bath, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, and double shower cubicle with mixer shower. BEDROOM THREE is a small double room with built in wardrobe. There is a useful LAUNDRY ROOM with plumbing for a washing machine and vent for a dryer which could easily be altered to a single BEDROOM 4.

Integral Annexe - It is considered that the current side hall, dining room and ground floor bathroom could be adapted to form a self - contained annexe if required.

Outside - The property is approached over a tarmac entrance drive that leads to a parking and turning area to the rear of the house. There is an ornamental garden with spring fed pond (currently gravel filled), an area of lawn, planted borders, wisteria clad pergola and a timber framed summer house. To the side of the house are further fenced lawned areas and a GREENHOUSE (11' x 6'). To the front of the house is a level area laid to lawn with a mature beech tree and is a perfect area to enjoy the superb views over the adjoining farmland to the Taw Valley in the distance.
In addition there is an area of ORCHARD with various mature trees including apple, plum and damson.
Outbuildings include a former double garage that has been adapted to provide further storage and a superb STUDIO/OFFICE/CINEMA ROOM (18'8" x 13'4"). Adjacent there is a timber framed open LOG STORE 13'9" x 8'3" with WORKSHOP/STORE to the side (9'9" x 8'5").
In total the property extends to about 0.70 ACRES.

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

Directions - From the A377 at Colleton Mills take the turning signposted to Burrington. Continue on this road into the valley and climb the hill on the other side towards the village. Towards the top of the hill take the first left turn and the entrance to the property will be found soon after on the right.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Solar PV array.

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 June 2016


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