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Added on 05/08/2020
Stags, South Molton
3,476 sq. ft.
(323 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Exceptional Country House
  • Sitting Room and Snug
  • Superb Garden Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility and Boot Room
  • 4 Double Bedrooms (2 En-Suite)
  • Double Garage and Workshop
  • Large Mature Gardens

Property description

An exceptional and spacious country house privately set within attractive mature gardens. Hall, snug, sitting room, garden room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, boot room, 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and bathroom. Versatile double garage and workshop building. Beautiful gardens, about 0.86 acres in all. EPC Band D

Situation - Moorview House is set in a superb, private position about half a mile from the sought after village of Chittlehamholt, which has a church, village hall, community shop and public house, The Exeter Inn. Also situated on the other side of the village is the renowned Highbullen Hotel & Country Club with its 18 hole golf course and impressive state of the art leisure facilities.
The local towns of South Molton and Chulmleigh lie about five and seven miles away respectively and offer a good range of further amenities including schooling to secondary level. The larger regional centre of Barnstaple is about 11 miles and the Cathedral City of Exeter is about 29 miles to the south east.

Description - Moorview House is a fine country house which over recent years has been significantly extended and improved by the current owners to what is now a is a beautifully presented home privately set and with a fine outlook over its own mature grounds.

Ground Floor - The front door leads into an enclosed PORCH and into the HALL with stairs rising to the first floor, under stairs cupboard and door into SHOWER ROOM fitted with a modern suite. The READING ROOM or SNUG is a peaceful room with extensive book shelving along one wall. The SITTING ROOM is a double aspect room with bay window, fireplace with multi-fuel stove and mantel over, fitted cupboards and bookshelves to one side and glazed doors lead through to the GARDEN ROOM. This impressive addition to the house has a superb outlook over the gardens, a lantern roof light above, tiled floor and glazed double doors to the garden. At one end of the garden room is a STUDY/OFFICE. A wide opening from the garden room leads into the superb KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM which is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units units with polished granite worktops. Redfyre range stove, Villeroy & Boch ceramic 1 1/2 bowl sink, space and plumbing for dishwasher and recess for fridge freezer. Matching island unit with oak worktop. Off the kitchen is a shelved LARDER and UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM with stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and fitted shelving. The BOOT ROOM has a worktop, plenty of coat hanging space, wall mounted cupboards and door to outside.

First Floor - The LANDING has a large airing cupboard and doors off to FOUR BEDROOMS. BEDROOM ONE is a large double room with a double aspect outlook over the gardens and two built in wardrobes. Door to EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite. BEDROOM TWO is a double room with EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite. BEDROOM THREE is a double aspect double room and BEDROOM FOUR is also a double room with triple built in wardrobe cupboards. The BATHROOM is fitted with a modern suite.

Outside - The property is approached off a country lane via a splayed and gated entrance with a gravelled driveway continuing past the rear of the house to a large parking and turning area and to the DOUBLE GARAGE with attached WORKSHOP. There is an open, covered area to the other side with two former DOG KENNELS and a UTILITY ROOM which are currently being used for storage.

The highly attractive mature gardens are a particular feature of the property. A raised, paved terrace is accessed off the garden room and steps lead down to the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with a wide variety of mature shrubs, trees and well-stocked flower beds. There are two productive vegetable plots (one with fruit cage), greenhouse and poly tunnel and in a lower corner is a wildlife pond.

In total the property extends to about 0.86 ACRES.

Services - Mains electricity and water, private drainage system. Oil fired central heating, mainly via radiators but with under floor heating to the garden room and kitchen/breakfast room.

Viewing - Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on .

Directions - From South Molton proceed south out of the town on the B3226 and stay on this road for approximately 4½ miles before taking the right turn signposted to Chittlehamholt. Proceed up the hill and nearing the top the entrance to Moorview House will be found on the right.



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  • Portsmouth Arms Station2.1 miles
  • Umberleigh Station3.1 miles
  • King's Nympton Station3.1 miles
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Stags, South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, EX36 3AQ

Stags, South Molton

Stags' South Molton office is easily found in the main Town Square. The A361 (North Devon Link Road) bypasses the town and provides excellent access to Barnstaple to the west and Tiverton and the M5 to the east.

Stags has been a dynamic influence on the West Country property market for over 130 years and is acknowledged as the leading firm of chartered surveyors and auctioneers in the West Country with 21 geographically placed offices across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. We take

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