4 bedroom detached house for saleMeshaw, South Molton, Devon, EX36
Sold STC £515,000
- 19th Century Detached Country House
- Accessible Yet Private Location
- Approximately 2 Acres
- Quality Oak Bespoke Kitchen
- Modern Bathroom and Shower Room
- Oil Fired Radiator Central Heating
- No Upward Chain
Believed to date back to the early 19th century this substantial DETACHED COUNTRY HOUSE has retained many original features including a large inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, exposed beams and ledged and braced doors.
In good decorative order the accommodation is light and spacious and it has the benefits of OIL FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING, a high quality bespoke OAK FITTED KITCHEN and a large ENSUITE BATHROOM and a SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM with good quality white suites.
On the GROUND FLOOR there is a long ENTRANCE HALL with 2 doors to the garden, a tiled floor and a SEPARATE WC. From the hall there is a door to a large UTILITY ROOM with an original fireplace recess, a stainless steel sink with base cupboards under, plumbing for a washing machine, built in larder cupboards and a terracotta tiled floor. Adjacent to the utility is a spacious FITTED KITCHEN with high quality solid oak base and wall units with granite worksurfaces, part tiled wall surfaces, a built in twin ceramic 'Belfast' sink. a large understairs cupboard, a terracotta tiled floor and a large fireplace with a moulded timber mantle and fitted oil fired 'AGA' for cooking and heating.
From the kitchen there is a door to the LIVING ROOM which has a large stone inglenook fireplace having a bread oven and solid fuel stove, there are exposed beams, wall lights, a door and staircase to the first floor and a door to the CONSERVATORY which has double doors to the garden, a tiled floor and wall lights. From the living room there is a door to a large STUDY and a doorway to the DINING ROOM which has exposed natural stone to one wall, exposed beams and an open screen divide to the living room.
On the FIRST FLOOR there is a large LANDING with an airing cupboard, smoke alarm and hatch to a large insulated roof void. The master bedroom, BEDROOM 1, has built in wardrobes, fitted shelves and a door to a large ENSUITE BATHROOM with a panelled bath having shower mixer taps, a closed coupled wc, a built in wash basin having cupboards and drawers under, a 4 section linen cupboard and a ladder style radiator.
There are THREE OTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS and a SHOWER ROOM with a pedestal basin, a close coupled wc, a large shower cubicle with a folding glass door and an electric shower, half tiled wall surfaces, a ladder style radiator and an electric light/shaver point.
OUTSIDE there are approximately 2 ACRES of gardens with a formal garden area to the front of the house which is a very pleasant area with an extensive lawn interspersed with mature shrubs, flower beds and specimen trees. Beyond this area there is a kitchen garden area with a large polytunnel and greenhouse. There are several other lawned areas with a variety of shrubs and trees linked by grassed walkways and there is a small stream and bog area on the southern boundary.
Adjacent to the main house on the other side of the drive there is a useful range of OUTBUILDINGS with a large 88' x 19' BARN which has been divided into USEFUL STORES and a GARAGE and there is an additional workshop and STORE which is divided into wood and tool stores.
Beside the house there are 2 timber kennels, an oil storage tank and an external oil fired central heating boiler.
Middle Whitstone enjoys a very accessible rural location just 5 miles from the village of Witheridge which has a post office/store, newsagent, primary school, a public house and it is 7.5 miles from the busy market town of South Molton, which has excellent amenities including a supermarket, 3 Banks, a post office, 2 Health Centres, a Hospital and both primary and comprehensive schools.
The property is also just 2.5 miles from the North Devon Link Road which provides a quick route to the regional centre of Barnstaple (20 miles) and the M5 and National Rail links at Tiverton (12 miles). Surrounded by outstanding countryside and within easy reach of Exmoor National Park the area offers a wealth of outdoor pursuits including horse riding, walking, cycling and fishing.
From South Molton take the B3137 to Witheridge. Drive through the villages of Alswear and Meshaw. After leaving Meshaw proceed for a further 2 miles to Gidley Cross and turn left towards Knowstone. Proceed along this road for a short distance and the entrance to Middle Whitstone will be seen on the left hand side.
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