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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shebbear, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen And Utility Room
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms (All En Suite)
  • Attic Room With En Suite
  • Delightful Countryside Views
  • Gardens & Tennis Court
  • Craft Room/Studio
  • Double Car Port
  • Detached Workshop
  • Walled Vegetable Garden

Full description

An impressive and well proportioned detached family residence in this unspoilt location enjoying countryside views. four reception rooms, four bedrooms (all en suite), Craft room/studio, mature gardens, paddock. Approx 3.8 acres in total. No Onward Chain. EPC Band: E

Situation & Amenities - Theproperty is set in a delightful rural location surrounded by rolling Devon countryside. The property stands well within its own grounds of approximately 3.8 acres in total, offering a high level of privacy. The property is approximately 1.5 miles north of Shebbear, with the village providing facilities which include a doctors surgery and primary school, places of worship, village hall and public house. Together with the renowned private school Shebbear College (children of families living in the parish of Shebbear receive a 10% remission of the school fee). A regular bus service from the village runs twice daily to Barnstaple and the West Devon market town of Holsworthy which is 8 miles to the South West. There is a mobile post office service, each weekday between 9.10 - 11.20. Shebbear is a extremely historic village with a 14th century Church with Saxon origins dating back to 1388. The nearby port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge, approximately 13 miles away and offers a wide range of shops, services and amenities. These can also be found in the nearby town of Torrington, as well as Okehampton, whereupon you can access the A30 dual carriageway, providing a direct link west into Cornwall and east to the Cathedral City of Exeter and beyond via the M5.. The attractive North Devon coast is within easy travelling distance, as well as the Tarka Trail and the Dartmoor National Park.

Description - Vaddicott house is a well proportioned detached family residence, believed to have been constructed in the 1920's. The property stands in an elevated position enjoying an open outlook over its garden, grounds and surrounding countryside. The property benefits from a wealth of period features including deep architraves, picture rails and fireplaces, complimented with a range of modern conveniences. These Include en suites to all of the bedrooms and attic room, oil central heating and double glazing. The accommodation is well proportioned with good ceiling heights. There are three reception rooms, a sun lounge and a separate study which has its own entrance door. A well fitted kitchen with oil Rayburn, utility room and cloakroom.
To the first floor there are four bedrooms (all en suite), and an additional family bathroom. Whilst to the second floor is a spacious attic room with en suite and storage space. The property is as equally impressive on the outside. It has gravelled parking for numerous vehicles, a double carport, detached workshop and log store. Whilst adjacent is detached 24' craft room / studio. Which has further potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning permissions. There are mature shingle and lawned gardens, an orchard, walled vegetable garden and a tennis court. The remainder of the land is mainly level and laid to pasture planted with young trees. In total the grounds extend to approximately 3.8 acres.

Glazed entrance door leads to

Reception Hallway - Staircase rising to the first floor landing with ornate balustrade and Terrazzo flooring. Built in storage cupboard under the stairs.
Doors to:

Drawing Room - 15'6 x 15'2 (4.72m x 4.62m) - Box bay window to front elevation with views over the garden, wood parquet flooring. Wood burning stove on tiled hearth with timber mantel over. Door to:

Sun Lounge - 25'3 x 10'7 (7.70m x 3.23m) - A semi circular room with green oak windows overlooking the side elevation and a door giving access to the garden. There is also access to the dining room.

Family Room - 16'3 x 14'11 (4.95m x 4.55m) - Box bay window to front elevation overlooking the garden. Ornate cast iron fireplace with tiled insert and timber surround.

Inner Lobby - Wood flooring. Built in cupboard, doors to:

Study - 12'4 x 9'4 (3.76m x 2.84m) - A dual aspect room overlooking the side and rear elevation. Wood floor and fitted low level cupboard. Door to the side elevation with stained glass insert.

Cloakroom - Comprising low level Wc and wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. Window to rear elevation. Floor mounted oil fired boiler providing central heating.

Dining Room - 15'4 x 13'6 (4.67m x 4.11m) - Wood flooring. Cast iron wood burning stove on tiled hearth. Either side of the fireplace are built in glass display cabinets. Double doors to the sun lounge. Doors to:

Utility Room - Well fitted with a range of base cupboards and drawers and matching wall mounted cupboards, sink unit inset into work surface with plumbing and space for washing machine under. Window to rear elevation.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 15'10 x 14'3 (4.83m x 4.34m) - A dual aspect room with an extensive range of matching wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Butler sink, Oil fired Royal range and space for a further range style cooker. Dishwasher and Fridge Freezer Included. Tiled floor. A door then leads to the REAR PORCH: Tiled floor, fitted worktop with space for tumble drier below, door to the rear parking area and door to GARDENERS TOILET with Wc and wash basin, tiled floor.

First Floor Landing - Window to front elevation overlooking the garden. Built in airing cupboard. Doors to:

Bedroom One - 15'6 x 13'7 (4.72m x 4.14m) - Box bay window to front elevation enjoying countryside views. Built in wardrobe cupboards.

Ensuite - Corner shower cubicle with shower and modern glass sink unit. Tiled floor, window to side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 14'2 x 13'4 (4.32m x 4.06m) - Box bay window to front elevation overlooking the garden. Built in wardrobe cupboards. Door to:

Ensuite - Three piece white suite comprising: shower cubicle with shower unit, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Electric shaver point.

Bedroom Three - 13'6 x 13'3 (4.11m x 4.04m) - Window to side elevation enjoying panoramic countryside views. Built in wardrobe cupboard. Corner shower cubicle and vanity wash hand basin.

Family Bathroom - Roll top claw footed bath with Victorian style shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiling to half wall and floor, chrome heated towel rail. Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Four - 12'6 x 9'11 (3.81m x 3.02m) - Window to the side elevation overlooking the property's garden and land.

Ensuite - Comprising of a three piece white suite with corner shower cubicle and shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
tiling to half walls and floor.

Attic Room - 25'7 x 19'8 (Reduced head heights in parts) Exposed A frames and timbers, wood flooring, three skylights to the rear.
Offset storage area with hot water cylinder and shelving. Further storage room extending into the eaves.
EN SUITE: Tiled shower cubicle and shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, skylight to rear.

Outside - The property is approached over a concrete driveway to an area of gravelled parking for several vehicles at the rear of the house. There is an open fronted DOUBLE CARPORT with a pitched roof, whilst adjacent is a detached WORKSHOP with double doors to the front and windows to the rear, power and light connected. Open staircase to the first floor mezzanine. Detached CRAFT ROOM/STUDIO (This building offers a wealth of potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning permissions). French doors open onto the front driveway with the room having a dual aspect. Power and light is connected and there is a wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Stairs rise to the first floor storage area which is boarded with windows and skylight. Attached to the rear is a POTTING SHED, which has good storage and is accessed via its own entrance door. Behind the potting shed is a herb garden. The main gardens lie to the front and side (South and East) of the house and comprise a large shingled area with space for outside dining, the remainder is largely laid to lawn with mature flower beds, borders, plants, trees and shrubs, together with a gazebo. There is a tennis court to the west of the property and alongside is a walled vegetable garden with polytunnel and soft fruit cage. Apple trees and cold water supply.
The remainder of the grounds are laid to pasture paddock and planted with a range of trees. With a separate five bar gate from the lane and a small field shelter lieing to the rear of the walled garden. In total there is approximately 3.8 acres.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700.

Directions - From Okehampton town centre turn right at the main traffic lights by the White Hart Hotel as if for Torrington. After approximately 1.5 miles turn right onto the A386 to Hatherleigh. Continue for approximately 5 miles until reaching the roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh and here turn left signposted Holsworthy and Highampton. Continue along this road, the A3072 and upon entering Brandis Corner, turn right at the Bickford Arms pub. Continue on this road until reaching Battledown Cross before turning left into Shebbear. Proceed into the village square passing the Devil Stone Public House on the right hand side, before taking the right hand turning signposted Thornbury and Newton St Petrock. Proceed on this road for approximately 1 mile, bearing around to the left at Caute Cross, after a short distance you will pass a bungalow on your left and then take the next turning on your left sign posted to Vaddicott (concrete drive), the property will be found at the end of this lane (keep to the left hand side).

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels for hot water (currently generating in the region of £1500 -£1800 per annum).

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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10 October 2016


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