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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Kings Nympton, Umberleigh

Withdrawn from Market £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached village house
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • New kitchen and bathrooms
  • uPVC double glazed throughout
  • Garage/workshop/home office
  • Summerhouse/studio
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Sought after village location
  • Level gardens of approx. 1/3rd acre
  • EPC = F No Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION The Firs is delightfully situated in the pretty village of Kings Nympton which is located in a beautiful part of North Devon and is surrounded by rolling Devon countryside. The much sought after village has a thriving local community with primary school, nursery, quiet award winning dining pub, village hall, church and chapel. The property is situated approximately 5 miles from the local centre of South Molton which offers a full range of shopping and recreational facilities with both primary and secondary schooling, hospital, doctors' surgeries, banks, supermarket etc, together with a twice weekly pannier market and livestock market.
Barnstaple is approx. 11 miles away and the Cathedral and University City of Exeter is 20 miles away. The village lies between Dartmoor National Park to the south and Exmoor National Park to the north. Junction 27 of the M5 is approx 30 minute's drive away and Kings Nympton railway station (connecting to London) is a five minute drive away.

DESCRIPTION The Firs is a substantial detached south facing house dating from the 1930's and offers a beautiful family home which benefits from having a recently installed new kitchen, family bathroom and ground floor shower room. The accommodation is light and bright and has some wonderful features including stained glass part glazed internal doors and an inset wood-burning stove. Fully double glazed the property has oil fired central heating. Situated in grounds of approx. 1/3rd of an acre, the level lawns are fully enclosed and there is parking for at least 4 cars. A large garage/workshop could be used as a home/work space and the recently replaced summerhouse/cabin could be used as a studio/home office.
This substantial family home should be viewed to fully appreciate the potential it has to offer.

ACCOMMODATION For approximate room measurements, please refer to the attached floor plan.
Ground Floor
Entrance Porch: uPVC door with leaded and etched detailing. Traditional wooden door with stained glass to
Entrance Hall: With beautiful and intricate stained glass internal doors. Panelling to staircase conceals storage. Picture rail and display shelf. Currently used as a study area.
Living/Dining Room: Solid wood door with stained glass panels, this 33' room has an inset multi fuel stove with slate hearth and mantle shelf over. Deep bay window to south and sliding patio doors to garden.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Recently refitted with a range of Ivory Shaker style units with slate effect square edge work surface over. 1 ½ bowl moulded sink and drainer, space for dishwasher and space for range cooker in fireplace recess with stainless steel splashback and spot light over. Space for full height fridge freezer. Opening to
Rear Lobby: With door to side and sliding door to
Shower Room: Including fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC, wash basin and cupboard housing the washing machine and providing additional storage.
First Floor
Landing: With airing cupboard and hatch to loft.
Bedroom One: This master bedroom enjoys far reaching views to the south to Dartmoor. Two double wardrobes built into the alcoves.
Bedroom Two: A spacious room with exposed wood flooring and window overlooking the gardens.
Bedroom Three: A dual aspect room with windows to the rear and side.
Family Bathroom: Recently refitted with a modern white suite comprising a square P shaped bath with mixer shower over and waterfall mixer tap. Basin also with waterfall tap and attractive cupboard under. Heated towel rail.
W.C: Separate WC.

OUTSIDE Studio/Workshop: Currently used as a therapy room with window to front this space could also be a hobbies room or home office. Connecting door to the workshop and door to garden. With power and light connected. The workshop/garage has a door to the front parking area and storage above.
Summerhouse/Cabin: An impressive addition ideally suited to a variety of uses including office/den/occasional guest room with power, light and broadband.
Gardens: The large and level gardens lie to the rear and side of the property and are fully enclosed by mature trees and shrubs offering a great deal of privacy. Laid mainly to lawn with a large patio area and enclosed vegetable patch the gardens extend to approx. 1/3rd of an acre. There is access to the rear from both sides of the property and parking for at least 4 cars. An attached outbuilding provides further storage.

ADDITIONAL Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
Council tax: E
Local Authority: North Devon District Council. (
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Geoffrey Clapp Associates.
Date of information taken: Particulars taken November 2016; Photographs taken November and summer 2016.
Fixtures and Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included within the sale.
Directions: From the centre of South Molton take the B3226 along South Street heading towards the edge of the town. Take the turning left signed George Nympton and Kings Nympton. Proceed along this road, passing through the village of George Nympton. Continue straight ahead at Jose's Cross and continue as far as Smytha Cross. Bear off right and follow the road into the village. Turn right on entering Kings Nympton, Continue for approx. 100 metre and the property will be found on the right hand side denoted by our For Sale board.
Important Notice: Whilst we, Geoffrey Clapp Associates (GCA), make every attempt to ensure our sales particulars are fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property. No appliances have been tested and no warranty given by GCA in relation to this property. If there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to clarify the position for you. It is the responsibility of any intending purchaser to check that the property is available to view before setting out. Neither GCA nor the vendor accept any responsibility for failed viewings. An EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) is available for this property. You can either view a copy held at our South Molton office or we can send you a copy via email

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 November 2016


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