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Chapter House, The Convent, Chudleigh








15,715 sq ft

1,460 sq m

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Key features

  • Impressive character property, located just outside the historic Town of Chudleigh
  • Located over Three floors with wonderful high ceilings and large arched windows
  • Extensive gardens and paddock with stables/storage, totalling approximately 1.44 acres
  • Stylish contemporary kitchen/dining room
  • Impressive triple aspect living room enjoy views over garden and grounds
  • Three bedrooms with option of a fourth bedroom or dining room
  • A former convent containing a great deal of character
  • Excellent position for easy to the A38 Plymouth, Exeter & the M5


The House
Chapter House is a superb, substantial period building, which was a former convent, dating back to 1887. The building was split into six properties in the 1990’s. The property is arranged over three levels and provides spacious well-proportioned accommodation with a wealth of character features including exposed beams, high ceilings, arched windows, coving, and a wood burning stove.

A particular feature are the beautiful grounds, which extend to approximately 1.44 acres with established gardens, paddock, stables, and ample parking. The property provides the perfect balance of modern living whilst still retaining an abundance of period features, providing a sense of history and grandeur.

Ground Floor
On approaching the property, you are greeted by a solid wood front door leading into the entrance porch, which has been well designed to double up as a utility room making it a practical space. There is space for shoes, and coats, along with base level units, a worktop incorporating a single bowl single, drainer sink unit and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The wall mounted gas boiler is also located here.

The entrance hall has tiled flooring with stairs leading to all levels and benefits from a ground floor cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, for added convenience.

The stylish modern kitchen/dining/family room is the heart of the home and perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying family meals providing ample space for cooking, dining and relaxing. The kitchen has a good range of contemporary wall and base level kitchen units with drawer stack providing plenty of storage space. There are granite work surfaces with inset one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include an eye level oven with microwave/grill above and a four-ring electric hob with extractor fan above. There is space for further appliances including an upright fridge freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen also benefits from a large central breakfast bar with additional base level units and a matching granite worktop providing seating for four bar stools. There is also space for a dining suite or a sofa should one wish. The kitchen/breakfast room has two large windows providing an abundance of natural light and enjoys views over the courtyard garden.

The fourth bedroom can be found to the front of the property and is a good size with a large arched sash window and benefits from a shower unit set back in the alcove. This room could also be repurposed as a separate dining room or office depending on one’s requirements.

First Floor
The first-floor landing has a window providing natural light. There is an impressive lounge, which enjoys a triple aspect with four large arched sash windows allowing plenty of light to flood the room, whilst enjoying the stunning views over the extensive gardens and paddock. You cannot help but also notice the superb high ceiling with period coving. The central focal point is the brick fireplace with a cast iron wood burning stove set-in slate tiles, perfect for those cosy winter months.

On this level, you will find the second bedroom, which again enjoys high ceilings, coving, picture rail and a large arched sash window to front aspect enjoying views over the grounds.

Second floor
On the second floor, you will find two double bedrooms, each with their own unique character and charm and the family bathroom.

The principal bedroom is a lovely good size double room with vaulted ceiling, part wood panelling to walls, ceiling beam, a large sash window to front aspect with views over the paddock countryside beyond. There is a smaller second sash window to side aspect.

The third bedroom enjoys two sash windows providing plenty of natural light with one window having views over the paddock.

The family bathroom is larger than usual with a panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. There is also part tiling to walls, a fitted cupboard providing storage and a sash window.

Gardens and Grounds
Outside, the property sits on approximately 1.44 acres of land, including established gardens and a paddock with stables, making it ideal for those with equestrian interests or looking for a space to keep animals.

To the front of the property, there is a gravelled courtyard garden, ideal for sitting out and relaxing whilst enjoying a morning coffee and taking in the scenic location. Steps lead to the garden which is principally laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes and trees providing privacy.

Adjacent to the property, there is ample off-road parking available, with space for multiple vehicles.
Beyond the driveway, the front garden is laid to lawn and extends the boundary with mature tree and a path leading to the stable block with three stables.

A five-bar gate gives access to the paddock which extends to approximately one acre. There is hard standing for vehicles/horse box in front of the paddock.

There is hard standing for vehicles/horse box in front of the paddock.

With its impressive character features, spacious accommodation, and beautiful grounds, this former convent offers a truly special place to call home. Do not miss the opportunity to make Chapter House your own and enjoy the peaceful countryside living it has to offer. Contact us today to arrange a viewing and experience the charm of this unique property for yourself.

Chudleigh is conveniently located between Exeter and Newton Abbot with easy access to the A38, connecting you to Plymouth, Exeter, and the M5 making it an ideal location for commuters. Chudleigh is a quaint town, located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, with two pre-schools and the well-regarded Chudleigh Primary School. There are regular bus services to nearby secondary schools, including the popular Teign School in Kingsteignton. Chudleigh boasts a wealth of local amenities, including shops, a cricket field, a swimming pool, football pitches, allotments, parks, doctors' surgeries, a dentist, and a library.

For more extensive shopping options, there are supermarkets in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, and Exeter. The market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes feature mainline railway stations with direct links to London Paddington, enhancing the town’s connectivity.

From our office in Fore Street, turn left at the war memorial onto Old Exeter Street. Continue along this road onto Heathfieldlake Hill. As you proceed up the hill, turn left into the convent. Follow the drive down the hill and property can be found on your right-hand side with parking on the left.

Mains water
Mains electricity.
Private shared drainage
Gas-fired central heating.

1.8 acre paddock with stables and storage

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Chapter House, The Convent, Chudleigh


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Woods Estate Agents, Auctioneers and Letting Agents., Kingsteignton

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