6 bedroom detached house for sale

Castle Hill, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15

Offers in Excess of £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Privately located country house
  • Commanding views from principle rooms
  • Fantastic oak framed farmhouse style kitchen with Aga
  • Guest suite/income potential
  • Sweeping driveway and range of versatile outbuildings
  • Private grounds of 4.5 acres
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty/Uffculme School catchment

Full description

Superb 5 bed country house with guest suite located centrally in 4.5 acres with sweeping driveway & versatile outbuildings. Fantastic oak framed farmhouse style kitchen & dining room, utility, 2 reception rooms, ground floor guest suite with en suite, 5 first floor bedrooms, one with en suite and a family bathroom.

Situation - Northcote is situated privately within its grounds and lies approximately 1 mile south of the popular village of Hemyock and within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hemyock offers an excellent range of day to day facilities including local stores, public house, doctors surgery, church and post office, parish hall, playing fields and village primary school which feeds into the highly regarded Uffculme School. Wellington is within a further 5 miles, Honiton 8 miles and Taunton 12 miles all benefiting from excellent shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. The M5 motorway is within 5 miles and Tiverton Parkway railway station a similar distance with its main line rail link to London Paddington.

Description - Northcote comprises a five/six bedroom country house of part stone and rendered exterior elevations and contained beneath a tiled and slate roof. The accommodation is light and spacious with magnificent views from all principle rooms across the Culm Valley. A particular feature of the property is its superb oak framed farmhouse style kitchen with bi-folding doors leading out onto a magnificent sun terrace. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazed windows and some original features including exposed beams and wood burning stove.

Accommodation - A glazed door opens directly into the hallway with attractive tiled flooring and slate flooring with a staircase rising to the first floor. Access to all main rooms including cloakroom and a boiler room which also houses the water treatment equipment. A glazed door leads into the guest suite which comprises a superb shower room, large double bedroom benefiting from its own side entrance porch together with glazed French doors leading to a lounge with deep window cills and cupboard beneath stairs. The main sitting room offers superb views from three aspects including UPVC glazed French doors to sun terrace. Woodburning stove on a raised slate hearth, oak flooring and exposed beams. The far end of the house is a superb farmhouse style kitchen/family room within an oak framed barn with bi-folding oak doors leading out on the sun terrace. There are five velux roof lights and large glazed windows allowing tremendous light into this family space. Superb hand made kitchen with oak wall units, maple worktops and two bowl sink with mixer taps and wooden drainer. Electric Aga and Neff calor gas hob with matching double oven and grill. High vaulted ceiling, electric underfloor heating and superb oak island unit. Adjoining utility room with Belfast sink, adjoining worktops with cupboards and drawers beneath, vaulted ceiling, tiled flooring and door to rear.

On the first floor a spacious landing with loft access and airing cupboard which also houses the controls for the solar hot water tubes. There are a total of five bedrooms, four of which enjoy magnificent views from two aspects, one currently used as a study and the master bedroom with large walk in wardrobe and adjoining en suite bathroom with bath and shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level WC. The family bathroom comprises a free standing ball and claw roll top bath with Victorian shower attachment. Separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Attractive panelling to dado and oak flooring.

Outside - The property is approached off the quiet lane over a gravelled driveway flanked by banks, some some stone walling and a most productive fig tree at the rear of the house. The driveway leads to a large area of parking/turning and access to a two bay car port with concrete floor. Adjacent is a useful block shed and a large open fronted tractor shed set beneath a box profile roof.

Planning permission has been passed for the conversion of this building into a three bay oak framed garage/tractor store with room over. There is also planning permission for a balcony to the master bedroom. Adjacent to these buildings is the oil tank and useful compost area.

The gardens and grounds surround the property and are laid mainly to lawn with areas of copse and potential paddock areas. The house enjoys wonderful views over its surrounding gardens and grounds with a large paved and gravelled sun terrace, large sweeping lawns which are naturally hedged giving much privacy and a fine selection of trees including oak, sweet chestnut, beech, hazel, field maple and mountain ash. In total the land extends to approximately 4.5 acres. Close to the entrance to the drive is a large galvanised tractor shed measuring approximately 24' x 12' with leanto.

Services - Mains electricity, Private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating

Viewing - By appointment with the agents, Stags.

Directions - From Hemyock take the Dunkeswell Road in a southerly direction and after approximately 0.75 miles at Lickham Cross turn right taking the second entrance on the left hand side to Northcote.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Feniton (8.2 mi)
  • Tiverton Parkway (5.3 mi)
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7 High Street, Wellington, TA21 8QT

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Nearest stations

  • Feniton (8.2 mi)
  • Tiverton Parkway (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, TA21 8QT

01823 773050 Local call rate

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