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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bishops Nympton, South Molton, EX36


Property Description

Key features

  • Dating From Seventeenth Century
  • Character Features(Beams, Bread Oven, Stone Walls)
  • Vibrant Village Location
  • 4 Bedroom + Office
  • No Forward Chain
  • Realistically Priced
  • Separate Cottage Available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This spacious village home is believed to date to the 17th century and is currently undergoing remodelling and refurbishment.
The work has commenced in order to preserve the planning permissions allowing the new owners to complete the project to their own specification. A significant reduction can available for a quick sale.
The accommodation has great flexibility, with spacious open plan living offering a wealth of character with open original fireplaces, beamed ceiling and wood flooring. The first floor is presently arranged as four bedrooms and a good size office or studio. There is a sunny courtyard to the front of the property, providing off road parking and a side entrance with doors to the lounge and to the kitchen.
Bishops Nympton is located close to Exmoor which offers many outdoor activities. The school is well respected and there is a vibrant community in the village. The A361 is in close proximity which links to the M5 and Barnstaple.
There is a cottage adjacent which can also be available by separate negotiation.
No chain.

A uPVC door leads to the porch with windows to each side. Double doors lead to:

11'6" x 9'7"
Previously the bar and retaining a solid wood bar area placed on glass bricks opening onto the
living/dining room. This area has recently been refitted with a range of pine effect base and wall units with work surface over and integrated Belling ceramic hob.. A Belling double oven has been fitted into the original fireplace, which retains the bressummer beam. The fireplace can be re-opened to create a flue if the new owner chooses to resite a hob or range there. Beamed ceiling.

Living / Dining Room
35'8" max x 14'
Previously the lounge bar, this large room has two substantial original stone fireplaces. One, with
bressummer beam, feature bread oven which has an electric socket for illumination and slate hearth, set
in the centre of the property it is truly the heart of the home. The fireplace houses a multi-fuel stove which
supplies hot water and central heating. Wood flooring runs throughout the room and there is a further stone fireplace with a wood burning stove and wooden mantle shelf over. The second fireplace is set in an exposed stone wall. Two bay windows lie either side of the double doors and the beamed ceiling adds to the immense character of the room.

Utility Room
Accessed via a small lobby from the kitchen and living/dining room. A useful space with tiled flooring and window to rear. Electric sockets for appliances.

Stairs lead from the kitchen to the first floor landing.
Doors to all first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom
14'4" x 13'9"
Fitted with a range of built in wardrobes. A deep set window with window seat overlooks the front garden. Radiator.

Bedroom Two
10'11" x 9'3"
A front aspect double bedroom with built-in wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom Three
12'6" x 10'11"

A further double bedroom with built in wardrobes & window to front giving views to the surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Bedroom Four
11'5" x 10'5"
Window to side aspect. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator.

7'5" min x 7'5" w
A useful studio/study with high level windows and spacious storage recess measuring 6'2" x 4'5". Sink set into vanity unit.

7'10" max x 6' max
Fitted with a matching white suite comprising: P-shaped bath with electric shower over. A traditional style basin set into former window recess. Low level W.C. Heated towel rail. Window to side. Part tiled with attractive mosaic tile detailing.

There is an attractive front courtyard which provides a sunny place to sit and provides additional parking. A pathway at the
side of the building provides access to doors leading to the kitchen and dining room.

The Village
Bishops Nympton is a vibrant, rural village with a primary school, church, village stores, post office and newly opened community pub. It lies approximately 3.5 miles from the local market town of South Molton and the A361 (the North Devon Link Road) is about 2 miles distant, providing excellent road links to Barnstaple and Tiverton, leading to Tiverton parkway station on
the London Paddington line, and to junction 27 of the M5 motorway.
A short drive will take you to the scenic North Devon coastline, or to Exmoor National Park, both of which prove opportunities for a range of outdoor pursuits, such as fishing, cycling, sailing, golf, and horse riding. Many local traditions are still celebrated
including the annual Revel and Beating of the Bounds.

Planning Permission
The application number is: 55204. The first building inspections have been completed so that planning
permission does not expire.

Mains drainage and water. Mains electric. Solid fuel heating.


Previously adjoined to the main part of the pub, this is now a separate dwelling within a small terrace of cottages. It previously accommodated the beer cellar, ladies and gents toilets on the ground floor and an oak-floored skittle alley and events room to
the first floor. The solid wood floor is of a very high quality and runs throughout the studio. A window with deep slate sill and 2 velux windows create a bright living space. Exposed beams and stonework continue the character features from the main
En suite fully tiled with low level W.C. wash hand basin and shower cubicle with electric shower.
On the ground floor an exterior door leads to a small hallway and stairs to first floor. Separate doorways lead to each half of the ground floor and a central window has been partially removed to begin the installation of the new front door to the centre of
the front of the building.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 November 2016


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