4 bedroom detached house for saleAlswear, South Molton, Devon, EX36
- Detached Period Home
- Unspoilt Rural Setting
- Good Views
- Set in Approx 3 Acres
- Self Contained Holiday Cottage
- Useful Outbuildings
- 125 yds Single Bank Fishing
- Large Level Paddock
- 2 Large Reception
- Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room
In a beautiful rural setting with delightful views over its own land and beyond Bullsmarsh has south facing gardens and a paddock which runs down to the River Mole. Believed to date back to the 17th century and originally 2 Cottages, the property now affords light an extremely well proportioned accommodation.
On the GROUND FLOOR there is an ENTRANCE HALL with an oak floor, a CLOAKROOM, a large LIVING ROOM with a fireplace, stove, exposed beams and French doors to the garden. There is a 17ft DINING ROOM, a farmhouse KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with an Aga, a good range of units, a built in double oven and gas hob, a fridge with decor panel, plumbing for a dishwasher and a wood block floor. Also on the ground floor there is a useful UTILITY ROOM with a larder and plumbing for a washing machine, a STUDY, and a uPVC double glazed CONSERVATORY enjoying views over the garden.
On the FIRST FLOOR there is a feature balustrade LANDING, a MASTER BEDROOM with a dressing area, built in wardrobes and an ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large tiled and glass cubicle having a thermostatic shower, a pedestal basin, a close coupled wc, a towel rail/radiator, recessed spotlights and an oak floor.
There are 3 ADDITIONAL BEDROOMS and a FAMILY BATHROOM having a quality suite with a curved bath having an extensively tiled surround, a glass screen, an electric shower, a pedestal basin with a mirror and light over, a close coupled wc and a radiator.
The accommodation benefits from LPG gas fired radiator central heating with a condensing boiler, and there is also both solar and photovoltaic panels on the roof providing water heating and electricity.
Attached to the house there is the 'Bothy' which is a SELF CONTAINED HOLIDAY LETTING UNIT which was converted in 2000 with permission for 12 month letting. The Bothy comprises a lounge/dining room with a fireplace, a well fitted kitchen with a built in oven and hob, 2 bedrooms and a shower room.
In a south facing location, the house has gardens to the front and rear, there is a large tarmac hardstanding area providing parking and access to a large timber & G.I WORKSHOP/GARAGE 46' X 17' with light and power, 2 pony stables with loft over, and a door to the paddock. Also in the garden there is a WORKSHOP/STORE 30' x 12' 5"with light and power, wc, a large attached and covered decked veranda with a potting shed. To the rear of the workshop there are 2 pig pens
With a wealth of forna and flora including a family of Otters, an established orchard and a large level water meadow paddock bound by the Little Silver and the River Mole, Bullsmarsh also has 125yds of single bank fishing on the Mole which includes a named pool. There is also a small enclosure on the opposite side of the road which belongs to Bullsmarsh.
Set amidst glorious countryside, Alswear is a small traditional village and the original main road through the Village has been bypassed by the B3137 which runs to the east of the Village and provides a quick route to the market town of South Molton, which is just 2.75 miles distant.
There is a 2 hourly bus service to Exeter and Barnstaple and South Molton is a thriving market town with excellent amenities including shops, a supermarket, 3 banks, a post office, 2 health centres, a Hospital and schools for all age ranges.
The town is just off the A361 which provides a quick route to the regional centre of Barnstaple and the M5 and National rail links at Tiverton, which is only a 30 minute drive. The area offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, horse riding, cycling and fishing on the Mole and the Taw and golf at High Bickington, Chulmleigh and the High Bullen Country Hotel & Leisure complex.
From South Molton take the B3137 Witheridge road south for about 2.75 miles to the Village of Alswear. On entering the village turn right, sign posted Kings Nympton, after 50 yards turn left to Kings Nympton and Chulmleigh. Continue over the bridge and the entrance to Bullsmarsh is on the right hand side.
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