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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bow, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility
  • Cellar
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Annexe potential
  • Detached stone barn

Full description

A substantial Grade II Listed property of over 3,000sq ft with 200' garden in this popular village. 2 receptions, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, cellar, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Annexe potential. Detached stone barn.

Situation - Reeves House is situated in the heart of the popular Mid Devon village of Bow. Bow has an active and thriving community with village shop, pub, primary school, playgroup, places of worship, community centre and village hall as well as a modern medical centre. There is a good bus service to neighbouring towns. There are extensive daily amenities to be found in the historic market towns of Crediton (7 miles) and Okehampton (10 miles). The university and cathedral city of Exeter (15 miles)has a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent dining, shopping, theatre and recreational pursuits. At Exeter are two mainline railway stations to London Waterloo and Paddington, and Exeter International Airport lies about 4 miles to the east of the city.

Description - Reeves House is a substantial Grade II Listed property which the Listed Buildings Notes suggest dates from the early 19th Century, possibly with an earlier core. It offers well proportioned and flexible accommodation of over 3,000sq ft and enjoys a wealth of character features including original fireplaces, high ceilings, wooden floors and sash windows with shutters.

Accommodation - Entrance porch with flagstone flooring leads to an inner doorway to the reception hallway off which are the principal reception rooms. The sitting room has an open fireplace with timber surround and slate hearth, large sash windows with original shutters and wooden flooring. The dining room has the same wooden flooring with period cast iron fireplace with marble surround and a sash window. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted eye and base level units. Aga (oil - not currently in use). From here there is a further kitchen and utility area with further eye and base level units, 4-ring ceramic hob, double oven and space and plumbing for a number of appliances. Steps lead down from the kitchen into the cellar which has power and light supply. There is also a cloakroom on the ground floor.

On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms and family bathroom. There is also a shower room and further cloakroom.

Potential Annexe In Reeves Cottage - There is a large downstairs reception room with staircase leading to the 5th bedroom.

Outside - From the road twin wooden doors lead to a cobbled carport area for two vehicles. This cobbled pathway continues down to the delightful gardens. Overall 200' x 50'. There is a lovely mixture of attractive and well established flower and shrub beds, trees, summerhouse, ornamental ponds and several rockery areas. The path proceeds down to a further area of garden which is laid to lawn plus vegetable plots and further lawned area with well established fruit trees.

Outbuildings - There is a 2-storey block and brick built barn (41' x 15') with slate roof and solar panels. This is a former stable block which offers substantial storage/workshop area with power, light and water supply. There is substantial loft storage space as well. Adjacent to the house is a self-contained storage shed housing a wood pellet boiler which has a renewable heat incentive (RHI) for a further 5 years. We are informed the Government pay the owner approximately £1,300 per quarter. The pellet boiler provides heating and hot water for the property.

Services - Bow water. Mains drainage. Mains electricity. The PV panels produce an income of approximately £1,250 pa.

Directions - From Exeter proceed on the A377 through Crediton and on towards Copplestone. Just after the traffic lights turn left signposted Bow. Proceed into Bow and down through the village and Reeves House will be found on your right hand side in the centre of the village.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2016


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