8 bedroom house for saleSoldon Manor, Sutcombe, Holsworthy, Devon
- Grade II listed Manor House
- Fabulous Holiday Home
- B & B Potential
- Original architectural features
- Panelled walls
- Slate flagged floors
- Oak Beams
- Mullioned windows
- 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
- Large gardens to include a rose Garden
Magnificent Grade II listed manor house set in the beautiful rolling North Devon countryside is for sale as the perfect holiday home. It is one of the most significant period properties in the area, documented in noted West Country reference books, its earliest reference is in 1313.
The flexible accommodation lends itself well to its current use as a holiday home and very successful holiday let. However if you are looking for somewhere beautiful to live which will also earn you an income, the layout of Soldon would work perfectly as well as a B&B with a separate owners accommodation.
Soldon Manor an impressive and exceptionally well appointed 16th Century Manor House has been completely refurbished and renovated to provide a comfortable residence of historic significance while retaining a wealth of original architectural details. Original slate flagstone floors, double height rooms, panelled walls with concealed doors, exposed oak beams and stone mullioned windows combine with modern comforts of underfloor heating and en-suite bathrooms making this ancient Manor House a perfect holiday home for families with children of all ages.
An impressive double height dining hall with natural slate flagged floor has a wood burning stove and room to sit fourteen round the dining table. A large oak panelled drawing room with oak floor and window seats in the mullioned bays look out over the flower garden. Beyond that is a cosy library and access to a double bedroom with ensuite.
From the hall, there is a fine wooden staircase leading to the first floor where there is a total of six spacious double bedrooms, 4 en-suite, and two small interconnecting singles, as well as a large family bathroom.
At the heart of the house is the kitchen which is very well provided for with everything required for catering on a 'family' scale. Beyond this is a family farmhouse-style sitting room with an enormous walk-in open fireplace and an original bread oven. This is a cosy room to retreat to on a chilly winters evening or on return from a day on the beaches.
The back door leads out into a large gravelled courtyard which is flanked by old piggery buildings - a perfect spot for al fresco breakfasts on sunny mornings.
The gardens are perfectly set up for fun and games enjoyment with a series of discreet areas for informal entertaining and relaxing. The shrub and flower borders are planted for maximum interest throughout the year. To the east of the house lies a broad expanse of flat lawn, perfect for croquet and other ball games.
To the north of the house is a large outdoor chess board. This is overlooked by a roofed loggia complete with table and benches and a barbecue, with beautiful views towards Bradworthy across the rolling countryside. There is also a double garage and some stone store rooms.
Soldon Manor is approached from a quiet country lane by a short gravel drive and in total extends to about 1.5 acres to include an orchard and enclosed rose walled garden.
In addition over the lane is a small paddock which also belongs to the Manor and contains a variety of mature apple trees.
Located six miles north of the market town of Holsworthy and three miles south of the village of Bradworthy, Soldon Manor offers an ideal touring base from which to explore the sandy North Cornish beaches around Bude, spectacular North Devon cliff walks, Dartmoor National Park to the south and Exmoor to the east. The coast is within easy reach about ten miles to the north and west, roughly a twenty minute car ride away.
Less than five hours by car from London, and just one hour from Exeter (London Paddington 2 ½ hours by train) North Devon is a largely undiscovered holiday haven of spectacular coastal scenery and quiet country villages.
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