5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stone Mill, Chawleigh, Chulmleigh, Devon

£550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Converted Original Corn Mill
  • Heaps of Original features
  • 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Mill Pond
  • Orchard and Pretty Gardens
  • Timber and Stone Out buildings
  • Workshop
  • River Frontage and Fishing Rights
  • 1 Acre of land (approx)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This extremely beautiful Mill House can be found on the banks of the River Dart that flows through one of Devon’s prettiest of valleys. The current owner has meticulously restored this 5 bedroom house over the last few years keeping many original features and successfully creating a wonderful home. The renovations have been undertaken with particular attention to the period and style of the original building complimented with the modern twist of everyday living.

The front of the house has oak framed opening casements and on the south elevation there are the remains of the old waterwheel. At garden level, double stable doors serve the garden room, which houses the original pit wheel and gearing with timber cogs. A handmade farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with Belfast sink leads to a spacious utility/boot room. A separate dual-aspect dining room incorporates exposed beams and a wood burning stove and has access to the garden through French doors.

Encased wooden stairs lead to the mill room where further evidence of Stone Mill’s working heritage is found; former mill workings have been skilfully incorporated to provide an interesting focal point. The cosy sitting room with its exposed wooden beams and log burning stove enjoys a south facing aspect over the mill pond. The en suite master bedroom, formally the grain store has a vaulted ceiling, is at the top of the building with views over to the river. The remaining bedrooms and bathrooms are to the back of the property where there is the impressive front door.

Outside
There are two sun terraces, one with a feature millstone table which faces west, making the most of the evening sun, with an outlook down to the river. The second terrace is sheltered by the banking of the Grade II listed Stone Mill Bridge and is bordered by an array of well stocked flower beds. A tall hedge forms the north boundary ensuring privacy from the neighbouring Stone Mill Farmhouse. A timber potting shed and log store are neatly tucked into one corner with a stone built workshop beside the house. Access to the paddock area across the lane is either from its own gateway or there is alternative access through an intriguing stone archway beside the bridge. There is ample parking for several cars. The River Dart is a tributary of the River Taw and Stone Mill has frontage and fishing rights.

Situation
Stone Mill sits in a beautiful and rural part of Mid Devon, midway between Dartmoor and Exmoor.
The village of Chawleigh has a village store and a pub. Nearby the small town of Chulmleigh, about 3 miles away, has a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants and excellent primary and secondary school, library, gym and health centre. The local market town of South Molton is about 10 miles to the north.

Directions (POSTCODE: EX18 7JD)
From Exeter take the A377 towards Barnstaple, proceed until you reach Eggesford train station, turn right onto the B3042 signposted Chawleigh/Witheridge. Proceed approximately two miles into Chawleigh village. Turn left at the Ear of Portsmouth and continue down the hill for just under a mile, once you have crossed Stone Mill Bridge the property is immediately on your left.


Services
Mains water and electricity, private drainage, LPG tank for central heating.

Tenure
Freehold

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, carpets, light fittings, garden ornaments etc are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Eggesford (2.6 mi)
  • Lapford (3.2 mi)
  • King's Nympton (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Chartsedge Ltd, Devon

4 The Old Tote Building Exeter Race Course Exeter EX6 7XS

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Chartsedge Ltd, Devon

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01392 832446 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Eggesford (2.6 mi)
  • Lapford (3.2 mi)
  • King's Nympton (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Chartsedge Ltd, Devon

4 The Old Tote Building Exeter Race Course Exeter EX6 7XS

01392 832446 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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