4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleBishops Nympton, South Molton, Devon, EX36
- Open Plan Living/Dining Room
- Kitchen and Utility
- 4 Bedrooms and Office
- Further Building with Studio Over
- Much Scope and PP to Sub-Divide
A public house (ceased trading 2012) with separate studio and PP for residential use/ further development. Open plan living/dining room, kitchen, utility, 4 bedrooms, office and bathroom. Further building with studio over with much scope and PP to subdivide.
Situation And Amenities - The Snare and Gin Trap is situated in the heart of Bishops Nympton, a popular and active village with primary school, church and village stores/post office. The market town of South Molton is approximately 3.5 miles to the west and offers a full range of shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including infant, junior and secondary schools.
The A361 (North Devon Link Road) is about 2 miles from the cottage and provides and excellent road link to the regional centre of Barnstaple, some 15 miles to the west and to Tiverton to the east, leading on to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway and Tiverton Parkway Station on the London Paddington line.
The area offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including horse riding, walking, cycling, fishing on the River Mole and River Taw and local golf at Chittlehamholt, Chulmleigh and Libbaton and slightly further afield at the renowned links of Saunton and Royal North Devon. Exmoor National Park is only a short drive and the famous North Devon coastline is also within easy reach by car.
Description - The Snare and Gin Trap is a public house that ceased trading in 2012. The building is believed to date from the 17th Century and the whole property, together with the ancillary building formerly used for storage on the ground floor with a studio above offers much scope for further development. Planning permission exists for sub-division to provide two separate residential dwellings, Further details below.
Main House - A part glazed upvc door leads in to the PORCH and double doors then lead straight into the LIVING / DINING ROOM, a large open plan room with many character features including exposed beams and a large stone fireplace with wood burner at the eastern end and a smaller, stone fireplace with wood burning stove at the western end of the room. Two bay windows overlook the front patio garden. The KITCHEN has a beamed ceiling, tiled floor and is fitted with a range of pine effect base and wall units, integrated hob with hood above and double oven set into a former fireplace. Adjacent to the kitchen is a useful STORE ROOM with tiled floor. The previous POOL ROOM has quarry tiled flooring and dado panelling. Accessed off this is a UTILITY/KITCHEN fitted with units with worktops over and stainless steel sink. Further stainless steel work surfaces and splashback, quarry tiled floor and tiled walls. The adjacent STORE ROOM retains the beer cellar pump fittings and relatively new air conditioning unit enabling the property to be operated as a public house should the new owners chose to do so. Adjacent to the pool room are the ladies and gents toilets which served the pub when it was open.
On the FIRST FLOOR the LANDING leads to all the FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS, each with built in wardrobes. In addition there is a useful STUDY / OFFICE with recessed storage. The BATHROOM is fitted with a matching suite.
Studio - Separately accessed from the front courtyard along a flight of stairs and used to form the skittle alley. The open plan accommodation includes a KITCHENETTE area with some fitted units and space for appliances and an oak floor runs throughout the living space that also has exposed beams and stonework. There is a fully tiled SHOWER ROOM with WC, wash basin and shower cubicle.
Outside - There is an attractive, south facing paved area along with a parking area adjacent.
Planning Permission - Planning permission was granted on appeal on 16th July 2014 for the CONVERSION OF PUBLIC HOUSE TO FORM TWO RESIDENTIAL UNITS (Ref: 55204).
The approved plans indicate converting the current studio accommodation along with the rooms below to form a separate dwelling comprising HALL, 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, BATHROOM and STORE ROOM on the ground floor with an OPEN PLAN KITCHEN and LIVING AREA on the first floor.
The plans also indicate separating the two dwellings by removing the current pool room and additional kitchen / utility room to provide additional courtyard space for both properties.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage. The property currently benefits from 100% rural business rate relief while it maintains its public house licence.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
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