4 bedroom detached house for saleKings Nympton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37
Guide Price £395,000
- Living Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Three Bedrooms
- Bedroom 4/Study
- Bathroom and Shower Room
- Exceptional Views
- Total About 0.47 Acres
A beautifully presented period cottage set on the edge of the village with exceptional views. Living room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room, shower room, 4 bedrooms and bathroom. Attractive gardens. Total about 0.47 acres. EPC Exempt
Situation - East Wells is set in a superb position on the edge of the popular and award winning village of Kings Nympton. The village has a primary school, renowned public house The Grove Inn, churches and village hall and is set amidst unspoilt rolling countryside. The area offers a wealth of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling, fishing on the Rivers Mole and Taw and golf at Libbaton and the nearby Highbullen Country Hotel and leisure complex. There is also a train station on the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka line about two miles away at Kings Nympton Station.
Kings Nympton is about five miles from the thriving market town of South Molton which offers an excellent range of shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including schooling to secondary level and weekly pannier and stock markets. The town is bypassed by the A361 North Devon Link Road which provides an excellent link to the North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple to the west and Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the east. There is a main line railway station at Tiverton Parkway with an intercity service to London Paddington (just over 2 hours).
Description - East Wells is a very appealing Grade II listed cottage that is believed to originate from early 16th Century. The accommodation is beautifully presented throughout with recent works to the cottage including a new solid beech kitchen fitted in 2008, new bathroom suite in 2009, re-thatched in 2012 and exterior and interior painting in 2014 and 2016 respectively.
The cottage has a wealth of character features such as exposed wall and ceiling timbers and two inglenook fireplaces. Attractive views lead away from the house over its own gardens and stretch as far as Dartmoor in the distance.
Ground Floor - An open porch with seat to one side has a part glazed front door into the HALL with tiled floor. The LIVING ROOM has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, a window seat and a fine inglenook fireplace and stone hearth with new wood burning stove (chimney re-built and lined in July 2016). The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has exposed wall and ceiling timbers and has an impressive inglenook fireplace with bread oven to the side and a recently fitted Esse Ironheart multifuel range cooker. There is a well fitted range of solid beech units with beech work top over with a deep Belfast sink with drainer to the side. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and fitted Rangemaster electric range. Solid beech dresser unit. Off the kitchen is a UTILITY /BOOT ROOM with space and plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating. Worktop with double cupboards below, matching wall mounted cupboards, coat hanging space and stable door to outside. Off the kitchen is a rear HALL with turning stairs to first floor and door into BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY with built in store cupboard. Opposite this room is a SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, high level WC, pedestal wash basin and shelved alcove.
First Floor - The LANDING has exposed timbers and airing cupboard. BEDROOM ONE is a double room with fine views and two fitted wardrobe cupboards. BEDROOM TWO is another double room with fine views and BEDROOM THREE is a good sized single room. The BATHROOM is fitted with a with roll top bath with claw feet, close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin.
Outside - A timber five bar gate leads into an extensive parking area to the side and front of the cottage. There is an area of garden to the front and side of the cottage comprising areas laid to lawn, planted borders and paved areas. Adjacent to the cottage is a small PADDOCK with a further PADDOCK/ORCHARD adjoining. In total the property extends to JUST UNDER HALF AN ACRE.
Agent's Note - The cottage is available with more land and outbuildings if required. Please contact the selling agents for further information.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.
Directions - From South Molton Square proceed along South Street and take the fifth turning on the left signposted to George Nympton and Kings Nympton. Proceed through the village of George Nympton and continue on this road for approximately two and a half miles before taking the right turn at Beara Cross signposted to Kings Nympton. Proceed into Kings Nympton and with the Grove Inn on your right take a sharp left turn into a dead end road. Continue towards the end of this lane and East Wells will be found on the right.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
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