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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chawleigh, Chulmleigh


Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial semi-detached house
  • Situated in a quiet village location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • uPVC Double Glazing
  • Oil-Fired Central Heating
  • Ample Parking
  • Large Garden
  • B&B/Income Earning Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Post House is a substantial semi-detached village house situated in the centre of the popular Mid-Devon village of Chawleigh. The property, formerly the Post Office and Village Stores, is of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with a more recent two storey block extension to one side under a tiled roof, all with rendered and colour washed elevations and uPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout. The Post House has been well maintained by the current owner benefitting from attractive Kitchen and Bathroom suites, as well as oil fired central heating throughout. Internally the exceptionally spacious family accommodation is well laid out and briefly comprises, on the ground floor, a character Sitting Room with the original exposed stone fireplace, a well equipped Kitchen/Breakfast Room with separate Pantry/Utility Room, a large Dining Room, and a useful Family Room/Study. On the first floor there are three Double Bedrooms, a Single Bedroom, a Shower Room and a Bathroom. Outside and to the front of the house there is a walled concrete off-road parking area for at least two cars, whilst at the rear there is a large enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature hedging creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Overall The Post House offers the opportunity for a substantial family home situated in a quiet Devon village and would be suited to a purchaser looking either to work from home or may be to set up a small B& B business.

Property Reference KEA0126

Ground Floor

From the walled off-road parking area a uPVC double glazed Front Door opens into the Entrance Hall.

Entrance Hall
With overhead ceiling light, ceramic tiled floor and a built in Cloaks Cupboard to one side fitted with a hanging rail, storage shelf and pine bi fold door. To the rear a painted pine panel door opens into the Sitting Room.

Sitting Room
A good sized Sitting Room with uPVC double glazed window to the front with painted white sill and radiator below. At one end there is the original exposed stone fire place housing a multi-fuel ?Villager? stove with ceramic tiled hearth, inset heavy beam over and original bread oven to one side. In one corner are the stairs leading to the First Floor Landing with a useful under stairs cupboard below, whilst on one side a cupboard houses the electric meters and fuse boxes. The Sitting Room is finished with three double wall lights, TV Point, telephone point, central ceiling beam and dado rail. In one corner a doorway leads through to a Small Inner Hall.

Small Inner Hall
With a door into the Study and a further painted board door opening into the Kitchen/Dining Room.

Kitchen/Dining Room
A good sized Kitchen/Dining Room fitted with a range of matching cream fronted units to three sides under a roll top work surface with partially tiled splash backs including and incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden. On one side there is a space and point for an electric range cooker with tiled splash backs and extractor hood over, whilst on the opposite side there is a space and point for an American Style Fridge Freezer. The Kitchen also benefits from space and plumbing for a dishwasher, a range of matching wall units, an inset display niche, two central ceiling lights, hatch to roof space, TV point and a radiator. At one end double doors open into the Utility Room, whilst on one side a further white painted panel door opens into Dining Room and on the opposite side a fully glazed uPVC fully glazed doors overlook and lead out to the Rear Garden.

Utility Room
A Walk-In Larder come Utility Room with central ceiling light and, at one end, the oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the radiators. On one side a painted pine panel door opens into a Rear Hall/Freezer Room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier, space and point for a chest freezer, a range of storage shelving and a central ceiling light. On one side a painted wood stable style Rear Door overlooks and leads out to the rear garden.

Dining Room
A good sized room with uPVC double glazed window to the front overlooking the parking area with a window seat and radiator below, folding doors to one side leading into the Study/Workroom, and stairs in one corner leading to the First Floor Landing. The Dining Room is finished with attractive painted panel walls, a central ceiling light and a useful storage cupboard with overhead light.

Family Room
With uPVC double glazed window to the front with window seat below, dado rail, central ceiling light and TV point. On one side a painted wood panel door returns to the Sitting Room with stairs in one corner leading to the First Floor Landing.

First Floor

With doors to all first floor rooms, two hatches to roof spaces, Built-In Storage Cupboard at one end, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden with a deep display sill. At one end the stairs return to the Sitting Room.

Master Bedroom
A large double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front with a deep display sill and radiator below. At one end are a range of pine fronted built in wardrobes running along the end wall and fitted with a good range of hanging and storage shelving, whilst in one corner is a Walk In Wardrobe also fitted with a hanging rail and central ceiling light. The bedroom is also fitted with a central ceiling fan light, laminate flooring and TV point.

Fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer taps and tiled splash backs; a pedestal wash hand basin set below a uPVC double glazed window to the rear over looking the garden with tiled sill; and a low level WC. The Bathroom is finished with a radiator and central ceiling light.

Bedroom 2
Another good sized double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front with deep display sill and radiator below. In one corner is a built in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail. The bedroom is finished with a central ceiling light.

Bedroom 3
Another double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front with deep display sill and radiator below. Central ceiling light.

Shower Room
With partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully shower cubicle housing a ?Triton Ivory? electric shower with glazed shower screen and inset central ceiling light over; low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin both with stainless steel fittings. On one side a recessed uPVC double glazed window overlooks the rear garden with a tiled sill. The Shower Room is finished with a central ceiling light and a radiator.

Bedroom 4
A double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator below and 2 x central ceiling lights.


At the front of the Post House and accessed from the village road through Chawleigh is a walled concrete parking area providing enough space for at least two cars and allowing access to the Front Door into the Entrance Hall and the door into the Dining Room. At the rear of the house there is a large enclosed lawned garden which is bordered on all sides with mature hedging creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion and a safe and secure environment for pets and children. At one end is the oil tank whilst immediately to the rear of the property there is a timber decked area allowing access into the Kitchen via the half glazed Back Door and creating a lovely Summer seating area and an ideal site for flower pots and planters.


Services Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT Regulations. Council Tax Band - B

Local Authorities
Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon EX16 0TF 01884 255255
Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon EX1 2HN Tel No: 01392 382000




The Post House, Chawleigh, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7HJ
The Post House can be found in the centre of Chawleigh next door to the Earl of Portsmouth.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 March 2016

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