4 bedroom detached house for saleTempleton, Tiverton, Devon, EX16
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 4 Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Kitchen with Aga
- Further Potential
- Large Gardens
- About 1 Acre
An attractive listed farmhouse with much charm and character in a rural but accessible location. 3 Reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, family room, study, kitchen with Aga. Further potential. Large gardens. About 1 acre.
Situation - This part of Devon between Tiverton and Exmoor is unspoilt but very accessible. It is an area of rolling countryside intersected by small wooded valleys and fields, enclosed by old Devon hedgebanks. The area is renowned for country sports and pursuits, with the Exmoor National Park approximately 10 miles to the north, and North Devon with its rugged coast and popular beaches accessible via the A361.
The villages of Templeton, Nomansland and Rackenford are nearby, with churches, excellent village pubs, and community shop in Rackenford. The Masons Arms at Knowstone, about 5 miles, has a renowned restaurant with a Michelin Star.
Tiverton is an old market town with a historic castle, on the banks of the River Exe. There are several supermarkets, a wide range of shops, a modern district hospital, a sports centre and an 18 hole golf course.
There are schools for all ages and in Tiverton there is Blundell's Public School, which offers discounts to local pupils.
The area is very accessible with easy access along the A361 to the M5 motorway at junction 27. Beside J27 is Tiverton Parkway Railway Station with fast trains to London Paddington taking approximately 2 hours. The airports of Exeter and Bristol are within an easy driving distance.
Description - The property is approached off a country lane down a shared drive. It is a Grade II listed detached white washed farmhouse of rendered stone and cob with an attractive thatched roof.
There are gardens to the front and rear of the property.
Accommodation - On the ground floor is an entrance passage with quarry tiled floor which gives access to most rooms.
The spacious sitting room has much character, including chamfered cross beam and an inglenook fireplace with beam over and original bread oven. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units and 4 oven cream Aga along with exposed beams and window seat. The impressive dining room has a vaulted ceiling, woodburner and mezzanine floor. Three other useful rooms include the snug, pantry and study.
On the first floor is the main bedroom with a dressing room, two further double bedrooms, family bathroom, and the 4th bedroom which includes access to the mezzanine floor overlooking the dining room.
Outside - The property benefits from a store which adjoins the house and lovely cottage style gardens to the front and rear. The rear gardens are a good size, mainly laid to lawn with a range of apple trees. There are two patio areas to the rear of the house and a stream runs by the western boundary.
Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 235705.
Directions - From junction 27 of the M5 motorway take the A361 signposted Tiverton. Proceed for 8 miles passing Tiverton, through the roundabout and continue towards Barnstaple. After another 5 miles at Stonelands Cross turn left signposted Rackenford. At the T-junction turn left signposted Templeton and Loxbeare. Proceed for a short distance and take the second right hand turning at Gibbett Moor Cross (there is a 'unsuitable for HGV' sign here). Proceed along this road and take the next left (and in a quarter of a mile the driveway to Middle North Coombe will be found on the left hand side with a grass triangle.
Services - Private water and drainage. Mains electricity.
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