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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Kings Nympton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37


Property Description

Key features

  • Converted Stone Threshing Barn
  • Feature Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Large Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden and 2 Acre Paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1701 this attractive stone built DETACHED THRESHING BARN enjoys a peaceful and easily accessible rural setting close to the very popular and traditional village of Kings Nympton.

Converted to an individual design and having the benefits of oil fired RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING and DOUBLE GLAZING the accommodation incorporates a number of quality finishes such as granite front door steps, lintels and windowsills, underfloor heating in the kitchen and dining room and feature large oak beams.

Attached to the barn there is a large GARAGE.WORKSHOP and subject to planning consent plans have been drawn up to provide ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATION.

On the GROUND FLOOR a heavy wooden entrance door with a side screen gives access to an ENTRANCE HALL which is a very spacious area with a mahogany staircase to the first floor. From the hall there is a access to a SITTING ROOM with a cast iron 'Rayburn' gas fire, a mahogany laminate floor and patio doors to the garden. Also from the hall there is access to an impressive DINING ROOM which has a feature brick fireplace with a large woodburner and slipcast tiles from 'Pilton Priory', a tiled floor with underfloor heating and wall lights.

The original 'Round House' now provides a light and spacious FITTED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with an extensive range of drawer and cupboard base units and eye level wall cupboards, an oil fired 'Stanley' range, a tiled floor, a large exposed oak beam and a Swedish gas fired stove. There is also a useful UTILITY ROOM with plumbing for a washing machine, a REAR HALL with a door to the garden and a CLOAKROOM with a wc and wash basin.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a MASTER BEDROOM/BEDROOM 1 with excellent views and access to an ENSUITE 'JACK AND JILL' BATHROOM with a panelled bath, wash basin, wc and a tiled shower cubicle. There are two other BEDROOMS and a FAMILY BATHROOM with a panelled bath having a shower attachment, a wash basin and wc.

OUTSIDE the property is surrounded by its own gardens. There is good OFF ROAD PARKING and an excellent 2 ACRE PADDOCK.

The conversion is close to the very popular village of Kings Nympton which has a Church, primary school, village hall and well known public house. The market town of South Molton is just 5 miles distant and it provides an excellent range of amenities including banks, a post office, 2 health centres, a supermarket and schools for all age ranges. The smaller rural town of Chulmleigh is approximately 4 miles distant and it also provides good amenities including an excellent Academy secondary school.

South Molton also provides access to the A361 (North Devon Link Road) which provides a quick route to the regional centre of Barnstaple and the M5 and National Rail links at Tiverton Parkway. Within easy driving distance of Exmoor and the coast the area provides a full range of outdoor pursuits.
From our office leave The Square via South Street and take the fifth left turn sign posted George Nympton. Proceed through George Nympton and after crossing a small stone bridge approximately 1/2 mile outside the village turn right towards Sletchcott. Continue up the hill and proceed over the cross roads. Take a turning right to Yeotown and Hele. After 1/2 mile take the next left and The Round House will be found as the lane starts to go down hill, on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 September 2016


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