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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country home
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study / office
  • Two en-suites
  • Family bathroom
  • Utility and separate WC
  • Boot room
  • Oil central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Saddlestones is a detached country home situated in a rural yet accessible location not far from the village of Bampton. The property lies in an elevated position and enjoys the most beautiful far reaching views of the surrounding Exe Valley. The pretty Devon village of Bampton which lies just a mile away offers a good range of local amenities including shops, pubs, primary school and doctors surgery. The larger market town of Tiverton lies 7 miles to the south offering a good range of local facilities including several supermarkets, hospital, leisure centre and schools including Blundells School. With dual carriage way to to J27 of the M5 motorway and Tiverton Parkway mainline station which provides regular intercity services to London (Paddington 2 hours). The whole area is known for its outstanding natural beauty with Exmoor National Park just 3.5 miles to the north and the beaches of the beautiful North Devon Coast only a 40 minute drive.

Approached over a long drive Saddlestones is a substantial detached equestrian property which offers very spacious four bedroom accommodation. The property has two gated entrance drives, one giving access to the stable yard and garage, and the second leading to a large parking and turning area at the rear of the house. Inside, the property is well presented and comprises of large double aspect sitting room with wood burning stove set on an attractive stone hearth with oak surround and double patio doors opening out to the garden and views beyond. A large kitchen / breakfast room complete with larder and gas fired Rangemaster, and door off to the double aspect dining room. From the rear hall a boot room, good sized utility room, separate cloakroom and study area. On the first floor the large master bedroom benefits from a good size en-suite bathroom, separate walk in wardrobes, double aspect views over the garden and beautiful rolling countryside. The second bedroom also benefits from a en-suite shower room and large built in wardrobes. Bedrooms three and four are also doubles.

To the front of the house there is an enclosed lawned area of garden. From the gated yard which provides ample parking, steps lead up to a landscaped garden, which is interspersed with mature shrubs and trees, including apple and plum trees, with a small pond and a charming summerhouse, ideally situated to make the most of the views, all enclosed by mature hedging.

A further entrance drive leads to the stable yard and outbuildings, comprising a stable block with four loose boxes, timber construction with concrete floors and adjoining tack room, all with light, power and water connected. There is a further small stable block with two loose boxes, ideal for ponies. Garage with power and light, and an adjoining useful studio / office building. Through the stable yard there is a useful open fronted storage barn which also houses the pump for the bore-hole equipment.

The majority of the land lies to the east of the property beyond the stable yard and is split into three paddocks with surrounding stock proof fencing. There is a field shelter in the bottom paddock, all with separate water supply. A small woodland copse is situated next to the all weather menege measuring 40m x 20m, fully enclosed by fencing and accessed along the track. Please note there is a public footpath over the entrance lane to the field beyond.


Please see the floor plan for the dimensions. The internal photos have been taken with a wide angle lens to show more of the rooms.

Details for property ID 41335 supplied to Rightmove on 25/10/17 at 10:45 am

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25 July 2016

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