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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Woodland Head, Yeoford, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Double bedrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Study
  • Kitchen
  • Cloakroom
  • Off road parking & car port
  • Detached annexe with large galleried bedroom

Full description

A detached Grade II Listed property with detached, 1-bed annexe, 7 acres and views. 3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, study, kitchen, cloakroom. Off road parking & car port. Detached annexe with large galleried bedroom. Gardens, orchard, coppice, pasture.

Situation - Woodland Cross is situated in the attractive hamlet of Woodland Head which occupies a semi-rural location in Mid Devon. The village of Cheriton Bishop (3 miles) has a thriving community, a well-regarded pub, post office/store, health centre, village hall, veterinary surgery along with primary and pre-schools. The A30 dual carriageway (3 miles) gives easy access to Cornwall in the west and Exeter and the M5 in the east. At Yeoford (1 mile) there is a railway station on the Tarka Line to Exeter (13 miles) with rail connections to London Paddington and Waterloo. As a university and cathedral city, Exeter has all the amenities one would expect, including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and sport facilities.

Description - Woodland Cross is a detached Grade II Listed property which the Listed Buildings notes suggest dates from the early 18th Century with later extensions. Of rendered cob and block walls beneath a thatch roof, it offers many period features including original fireplaces and exposed ceiling beams.

Accommodation - From the hallway steps lead down into a farmhouse-style kitchen with tiled floor, oil-fired Aga for cooking and hot water, a range of eye and base level units with wooden work surfaces, double Belfast sink and central island, together with space and plumbing for a number of appliances. Off the kitchen is the dining room, again with tiled floor and patio doors to the garden. The dual aspect sitting room has the original stone fireplace with inset wood burner together with exposed ceiling beams. There is a study/playroom. Of further note on the ground floor is a cloakroom and walk-in larder/utility room.

On the first floor are three double bedrooms, the largest having a number of fitted cupboards together with family bathroom comprising bath with shower over, wc and wash basin.

Annexe - The annexe is a brick-built former stable beneath a slate roof. It is fully self-contained with open plan living room / dining room / kitchen, large galleried bedroom and shower room. It also has it's own courtyard garden.

The Grounds - From the lane, a pillared entrance with five bar wooden gate leads to a large parking and turning area giving access to the double car port. There are formal gardens comprising level lawns as well as ornamental pond, small coppice and an orchard. There are several seating areas together with vegetable garden and greenhouse.

Beyond the annexe is a large wooden shed split into two distinct areas. This is suitable for a number of purposes including workshop and potential stables. The remainder of the grounds comprise a large, gently sloping paddock with post and rail fencing and natural hedge and tree borders together with field gate giving access to the lane. Overall the property amounts to about 7.2 acres.

Due to its position, there are some splendid views from several of the rooms as well as from the gardens across the adjoining countryside.

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

Directions - From Exeter proceed west on the A30 towards Okehampton, exiting at the Cheriton Bishop junction. On entering the village, turn right just before the post office/stores signposted Yeoford. Proceed out of the village and continue onto Woodland Head. Upon entering Woodland Head the property can be found on the right hand side at Woodland Cross crossroads.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 January 2017


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