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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Knowstone, South Molton

Guide Price £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Valley Location
  • Characterful yet modernised family home
  • Excellent local pub/ Michelin star restaurant ~ Masons Arms
  • Good access to A361 Tiverton to Barnstaple Road
  • Ideal for private equestrian use
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Stunning Residential Equestrian Smallholding with Grade 2 Listed Devon Longhouse set in 10 Acres bordering the Crooked Oak Brook and having stabling/ outbuildings

Situation - South Molton 7 miles, Bampton 14 miles
Tiverton 13.5 miles ,M5-J27 20 miles

Railway Stations: Tiverton Parkway 20 miles,
London Paddington 2 Hours

Little Kidland - Located on the Devon Somerset border between
Bampton and South Molton, Little Kidland nestles in a quiet valley
south of the Exmoor National Park. The property is within easy
reach of Bampton, South Molton, and the North Devon link road,
giving easy access to Tiverton, the railway and motorway beyond.

The location is tucked away yet has neighbours & village community
whilst those with an equestrian use for the property being within an
easy hack off the Exmoor National Park as well as a comprehensive
bridleway and quite lane network.

Local, Sporting & Recreational - Knowstone has St Peters Church, a village hall and the highly
recommended Masons Arms Inn which boasts a one star Michelin Restaurant.
Local shopping and amenities can be found both in Bampton and South Molton
with a greater selection of retail, recreational and leisure amenities being
found in Tiverton, Taunton and Exeter.
The property is within hacking distance of three hunt areas including the
Dulverton Farmers Hunt, Exmoor Hunt and Dulverton West Hunt. There are also
two packs of Stag Hounds, the Tiverton and Devon and Somerset in the area.
Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Newton Abbot. Walking cycling and outdoor
recreation is available throughout the area.

Summary - Approached along a quiet country lane with a ford this
quintessential chocolate box thatched Grade II listed country
cottage has stabling with gently sloping paddocks leading to the
Crooked Oak Brook.
At the end of a single track country lane, the house is one of two
properties nestling in the valley. The cottage itself is of Period origin
but has been sympathetically modernised with an unusual split
contemporary layout with vaulted ceiling to the main sitting room with
galleried mezzanine/ study area; there is a good sized patio overlooking
a sizeable level lawned garden with a delightful rural outlook.
Directly adjoining the house is a tidy yard with Dutch barn
housing three loose boxes plus hay barn/ garden store and ample
room for trailer/ small horsebox; this with main paddock behind
the property as well as three interlinking paddocks make for an
ideal set-up for private equestrian use

House - Double aspect kitchen with adjoining Dining Room & French
Doors to Rear Terrace
Double aspect vaulted living room with French doors to front
Sitting Room with woodburning stove
Master bedroom with ensuite plus further double bedroom
Two first floor bedrooms with family bathroom plus galleried

Education - The area offers a good range of private schools, including
West Buckland School and Blundells in Tiverton, with other
renowned schools in Wellington and Taunton. For information see . There are primary schools at East Anstey and Bishops
Nympton, with secondary school at South Molton Community
College. For further information see

Garden And Grounds - Cottage gardens surrounding the house.
Covered well
Ample tarmac parking/ turning area

Equestrian - Dutch part enclosed Barn with three large loose boxes.
Adjoining timber STORE/ HAY BARN.
Tarmac apron/ driveway space for tractor/ trailer/ small horsebox

Land - Home Paddock : gently sloping directly adjoining the front
driveway & stable yard
Three Interlinking Paddocks : gently sloping and bordered by the
Crooked Oak Brook
In all About 10.3 Acres

Agent's Notes - Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation
to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair
overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not
be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or
distances are approximate. The text, photographs and OS plans are for guidance only
and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has
all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Services have not been
tested. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Local Authority North Devon District Council Tel: 01271 388361

Council Tax Band D £1,663.58 payable for 2016/17

Services Mains electricity, private water & drainage to a cess pit.

Heating Oil fired central heating to radiators

Fixtures & Fittings All fixtures, fittings & garden ornaments are excluded from the

sale but maybe available by separate negotiation.

Tenure Freehold with vacant possession upon completion

Rights of Way There is a right of way across the tarmac driveway to the
neighbouring woodland

Single Farm Payments Not currently registered for the rural payments

Particulars Prepared by Phil Howard in August 2016.

Directions : Ex36 4Rt - From Tiverton take the A361 north towards Barnstable for approximately 9 miles, on seeing
the group of windmills on the top of the hill turn right signposted Knowstone. Go over the
cattle grid and take the first left to Knowstone, for about a mile. On entering Knowstone
at the T-junction turn left, following the road for just over a mile over a small bridge and
take the immediate left hand turn, through the small ford where the property will be found
on the right hand side

Viewings - VIEWINGS By appointment 01722 782727 or email

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 August 2016


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