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6 bedroom house for sale

Easter Street, Bishops Tawton

Under Offer £540,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House with 2 acres
  • 6 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • kitchen/diner 24 ft, utility
  • lounge 28 ft, conservatory
  • office, pantry
  • patio, terrace
  • 4 car garaging
  • stables, paddock

Full description

This most spacious south facing character stone barn conversion is set to the eastern edge of the popular village of Bishops Tawton in the River Taw valley about 2 miles south of Barnstaple the administrative centre for North Devon and the A361 North Devon link road.

Bishops Tawton is centred around its ancient Parish Church and older character village core of period houses and cottages and its popular village Inn with more modern developments surrounding.

Barnstaple offers an excellent range of both business and leisure facilities including out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre, Tarka tennis centre. To the west of Barnstaple is the dramatic North Devon coastline line with sandy beaches at Instow, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe with surfing, swimming, fishing and sailing.

The A361 North Devon link road runs about 2 miles from the property and allows much improved access through to South Molton and Tiverton and then by double carriageway access through to junction 27 on the M5 motorway where there is also the Parkway railway station with journey times to London Paddington being about 2 hours distance.

On the ground floor quarry tiled floors, exposed beams and joists, some exposed stone feature walling, a fully glazed entrance porch leads into an entrance lobby with bathroom off as well as a small sun room to the south front. Superb open plan kitchen/dining room 24 ft. Off the back of the kitchen there is a utility room with walk in stores and pantry. From the kitchen a spiral staircase leads up to the first floor landing where there is a triple aspect 32 ft sitting room with French doors opening on to a sunny conservatory, master bedroom with an en suite shower room and an office. A further staircase leads up to a further 5 bedrooms and a family bathroom.  

The property enjoys a southerly aspect, to the front a private sunny patio and an area of garden all landscaped with mature Eucalyptus tree, further gravelled patio area.

To the rear a driveway leads to plenty of car parking and turning with an oak frame double garage with games room/office over and beyond a further pair of garages. Above the drive is the south sloping paddock with purpose built stables with the whole being about 2 acres.


19' X 4'5" Cloak hanging space with aspect to side with seating area approached from kitchen.


Cupboard housing gas boiler serving hot water and central heating system and cloaks cupboard, deep sink, slate floor.


Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, roll top bath, corner shower cubicle, attractive slate flooring, contrasting tiled walls, heated towel rail, inset mirror and inset lights.


23'10 X 17'8 (7.26M X 5.38)  -  Beautiful large family room, quarry tiled flooring throughout with central island, range cooker set in stone fireplace with beam over, extensive range of units, slate work surfaces over, Belfast sink, integral dishwasher, range of eye level cupboards, attractive reclaimed brick walling, window seat, feature spiral staircase to first floor.  


12' X 9'5 (3.66m X 2.87m)  -  Plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space fro fridge freezers, built in wine rack, walk in shelved pantry, further walk in store,



serving all rooms and with stairs to second floor


32'7 X 15' (9.93M X 4.57M)  -  A most spacious triple aspect room with southerly views, corner wood burning stove, wall lights, wooden flooring throughout, open valley views, two central heating radiators, open beams, French doors opening to


19' X 14' (5.79m x 4.27m)  -  French doors to garden and seating area, outlook over garden, village and to Codden Hill, attractive stone flooring throughout


4'8 X 8' (1.42m x 2.44m)  -  With telephone point, southerly views.


17'9 X 13'2 (5.41m x 4.01m)  -  Double aspect, central heating radiator, south facing.


Double sizeshower cubicle, tiled flooring, low level WC, basin set on plinth, recessed shelving.



serving all rooms


13'3 X 8'9 (4.04m x 2.67m)  -  Views to paddock, wooden flooring, radiator.


12'7 X 8'7 (3.84m x 2.62m)  -  With wooden flooring, south facing views, radiator.


11'5 X 13'3 (3.48m x 4.04m)  -  Double aspect, views to the south, radiator and wooden floors.


11'5 X 10'3 (3.48m x 3.12m)  -  Views to the side, radiator and wooden floors.


10'4 X 15'2 (3.15m x 4.62m)  -  With built in wardrobes and views to the paddock, radiator and wooden floors.


Having roll top bath with soak style shower over, heated towel rail, high level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, part panelled walls.

OUTSIDE  - To the immediate south and front of the house a very private south facing terrace, part paved, part grass with a number of mature trees and shrubs together with water feature. Steps rise at the east end to a further terrace and on to the garage area.  The drive way leads around the rear of the property to a car parking and turning area to the side of the property where there is an OAK FRAMED DOUBLE GARAGE - the garage is split into two sections, one open car port 19' x 10' and a further enclosed by double doors 19' x 10'. A staircase to the rear of the car port leads up to an insulated room 19' x 8' ideal for teenagers or as a home office with power and light connected.  The driveway continues on to the rear to a further parking/turning area, concrete plinth and another double garage 26' x 14' with up and over doors to front. The paddock is set above the drive, south sloping and with a purpose built stable block of 2 loose boxes with the whole being about 2 acres.  

SERVICES  -  Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity.

DISCLAIMER    - Phillips Smith & Dunn have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fitting or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

DIRECTIONS  - From the A361 south of Barnstaple pick up the A377 road to Crediton. You will shortly enter the village of Bishops Tawton.Proceed through the village pass the entrance to Mouth Pleasant, the Alms Houses and village school.  After the end of a terrace of cotages turn left into Sanders Lane. Proceed up hill and next to a stone barn conversion carefully turn right into Easter Street. Drop down the hill and after 75 yards turn left into a drive leading to Barnfield House but with access to 2 other houses at the immediate entry.


By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office 01271 327878.  Out of office hours telephone Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204   

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2016

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