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5 bedroom house for sale

Near Cullompton, Devon

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Farmhouse and barn with permission

Full description

Attractive, listed farmhouse with separate barn, outbuildings, large gardens and stream, down a private lane in a rural setting.

Entrance hall, Sitting room, Living room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Study, Cloakroom, Utility room, Pantry/boot room, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.

Large detached barn with planning permission for conversion and stable barn, Garaging and outbuilding, Heated swimming pool, Large gardens with stream. About 1.5 Acres.

Lower Moorhayes is situated off a long, shared, private lane in rural surroundings just to the east of the Mid Devon town of Cullompton, which possesses a full range of local amenities. There is state schooling available nearby at Cullompton and Uffculme and private schools at Tiverton, with Blundells School and Preparatory School or a selection in the University and Cathedral City of Exeter. Within easy reach to the south is the spectacular East Devon Coast and to the North is Exmoor National Park, renowned for its lovely scenery. There are golf courses at Honiton and Tiverton and to the west is the beautiful Exe Valley, providing opportunities for salmon and trout fishing.

There is very quick access onto the M5 motorway at Junction 28 leading south to Exeter, where there is an international airport and north to the national motorway system. Beside the next junction to the north (Junction 27) is Tiverton Parkway station, providing regular mainline connections to London (Paddington) in a little over 2 hours.

- Cullompton 2 miles
- M5 (Junction 28) 1 mile
- Tiverton Parkway station 6 miles
- Exeter 16 miles

The Property
- Attractive, thatched former farmhouse with many period features.
- Listed as being of architectural or historical interest, Grade II and stated as being possibly early 16th Century.
- Large detached barn with planning permission for conversion and stable barn.
- Large, level gardens bisected by a small stream.
- Heated swimming pool.
- Useful further outbuilding and garaging.
- Rural location off a long, shared private lane, adjoining farmland.
- Very easy access to M5, Cullompton, Exeter, Tiverton Parkway, Taunton etc.

From the gravel forecourt and driveway is approached the entrance door to:

Ground Floor

Entrance hall (N) under stairs cupboard, door to:
Sitting room (S) Inglenook fireplace with wooden beam, fitted shelving, exposed ceiling beam, door to:
Living room (S) exposed timbers, door to gardens.

From the entrance hall a further door leads to:

Kitchen/breakfast room (N) Inglenook fireplace with wooden beam, incorporating oil fired Aga, fitted cupboards and worktops, sink and drainer, plumbing for dishwasher, exposed beam and ceiling joists, wide opening to:
Sitting area (S) built in cupboard, door to:
Study (S) under stairs cupboard, door to gardens.

From the kitchen a further door leads to:

Pantry/boot room (W) oil fired boiler, old pump workings and trough, fitted shelving, doors to gardens and to parking area.

From the entrance hall a further door leads to:

Utility room (E & N) plumbing for washing machine, back door to parking area and driveway, door to:
Cloakroom wash basin, W.C.

From the entrance hall the staircase rises to:

First floor

Landing doors to:
Bedroom 1 (S) fitted wardrobe cupboards, exposed roof timbers.
Bathroom bath with shower fitment, wash basin, shower cubicle, W.C, airing cupboard with hot water tank.

From the landing a door leads to the rear landing with staircase down to the study and doors to:

Bedroom 2 (S) fitted cupboard.
Bedroom 3 (S) exposed boarded floor.

From the sitting room a door opens to a secondary staircase up to a mezzanine with door to
Bathroom wash basin, W.C, fitted cupboards.

The staircase continues to the inner landing with fitted wardrobe cupboard, doors to bedroom 1 and to:

Bedroom 4 (S) fitted and built in cupboards, exposed roof timbers.
Bedroom 5 (S)

The Outbuilding
Adjoining the house is a single storey brick outbuilding 18.59m x 4.27m (61 x 14) with pitched, corrugated roof incorporating 17 solar panels, comprising garaging, workshop and stores and with door from the boot room.

To the east side of the house is a detached cob and stone barn 18.28m x 6.10m (60 x 20) with loft and tiled roof and lean to sheds adjoining. A concrete driveway leads between the house and barn to a concrete yard area behind the barn and on the opposite side of which is a further small, former stable barn 6.40m x 5.18m (21 x 17) of stone and cob with loft.

The Gardens and Grounds
Essentially to the south and west sides of the house are extensive level gardens, interspersed with ornamental trees and bisected by the leat. Wooden footbridges cross the leat and beside the house is a heated swimming pool with jet stream power swimmer paved surrounds and a raised, decked terrace area adjacent. The leat feeds into an ornamental pond to the south west corner of the gardens. Adjoining the house is an outside W.C.

Property Information

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired heating, solar panels on the outbuilding supplying the National Grid.

Rights of way: Access to the property is down the shared, private lane.

Planning permission: The owner has obtained planning permission for conversion of the detached barn to be a single 3 bedroom dwelling.

Local Authorities: Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX1 3QQ. Tel. 01392 382 000 or
Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 9PP. Tel. 01884 255255.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 April 2014


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