5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleCreedy Park, Crediton, Devon
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 receptions
- Set in 12 acres of communal grounds
- Period features
- Two garages
- Formal gardens
- Great location
West Wing forms part of Creedy House, formerly the country estate of the Ferguson Davie family, which was divided into several exclusive residences in 1975. The Jacobean style stone house was built between 1916 and 1921 and was designed by the well-known Edwardian architect Walter Sarel of London, who was renowned for his Arts & Crafts style. West Wing has many of the original features remaining, including leaded windows set in Dartmoor granite windows, exposed beams, oak flooring, stone arches, marble washbasins, fireplaces and high ceilings.
The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with a grand wooden staircase and wood burning stove, a spacious dual aspect drawing room with views over the countryside and wood burning stove set in an original fireplace, an open plan kitchen and dining room with access to the gardens, a large breakfast island with a Brazilian marble surface and an Aga set in an inglenook fireplace, a study area, useful utility room, walk in pantry and cloakroom.
Upstairs, on the first floor, is a large landing leading to a hall, featuring stone arches and a further wooden staircase, a library area and the bright and spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a separate shower cubicle. The three further bedrooms on this floor are serviced by the family bathroom, with a cast iron claw foot bath, a marble washbasin and the original wooden WC. The bedroom on the south side enjoys fantastic views over the gardens and grounds. On the second floor a further landing leads to a further study/bedroom five and a maids/box room which leads to an attic workshop leading to the turret studio, a dual aspect room filled with natural light.
West Wing forms part of the beautiful Creedy Park Estate and is situated in a peaceful location between Sandford and Crediton.
Sandford village has a church, excellent village school and pre-school run in the village hall, a community post office and shop, two inns, and a garage. Sandford Cricket Club, in the grounds of Creedy Park is one of the premier cricket clubs in Devon.
A wider range of facilities is available in the market town of Crediton, approximately ½ mile to the south. Crediton is one of Devons most historic towns with a magnificent parish church. It is a thriving community and provides a comprehensive range of everyday facilities, schools, banks, Post Office, shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, leisure complex, Golf Club,library and Queen Elizabeths School.
Exeter, approximately 9 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants including John Lewis. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall and the South, and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter taking just over 2 hours. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including two flights a day to London City Airport.
West Wing is approached along a shared private drive leading to a large courtyard and herb garden area. Parking and garage block are at the rear of the house with the property benefitting from two single garages with up-and-over door and power supply. One garage has a remote control opener fitted.
To the front and side of the house is a gravelled path and seating area, with beautiful countryside views, and a private level area of lawn and topiary. The south facing formal gardens are maintained by a professional gardener. To the rear of the house is a gently sloping area of lawn and an impressive oak tree. To the north of the property are approximately 12 acres of communal grounds and woodland known as The Rookery. There are many well-established trees, including redwood, Cyprus, apple and cherry, with paths meandering through the woodland.
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