This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

5 bedroom house for sale

Waddon, Chudleigh

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious 20th century house with spectacular south westerly views to Dartmoor, standing in mature and exotic grounds

• Open plan drawing room/dining room
• Study
• Kitchen and breakfast room
• 5/6 first floor bedrooms
• 2 second floor bedrooms
• About 4,000 sq ft in all
• Mature, exotic gardens with green house, summer house and tennis court
• Detached garage and ample parking
• Views to Dartmoor
• Potential to modernise
About 2.75 acres

The southern flank of the Haldon Hills provides a sought after combination of accessibility and unspoiled natural beauty. The protected site faces south west, looking over the small town of Chudleigh, towards the edge of Dartmoor in the distance.
Waddon House is in the tiny hamlet of Waddon, which comprises a couple of other dwellings and is about 1½ miles from Chudleigh, which offers a range of shops and local amenities, including a primary school, Post Office, doctors’ and dentist surgeries and public library. It also benefits from quick access to Exeter to the north via the A38 and A380 dual carriageways and, to the south, the coast at Teignmouth, Shaldon and Torbay are all within a short drive.

Waddon House stands privately in mature, well stocked grounds, with a wonderful outlook towards Dartmoor. The solid, early 20th century house offers the style of accommodation that is commonly associated with this era. The reception rooms are spacious, with tall ceilings and are lit from wide windows bringing in plenty of light.
The floors on the ground floor include timber strips, with matching joinery on the staircase. Upstairs, a spacious landing on the first floor serves the bedrooms and a further staircase up to the second floor, where there are two further bedrooms and a bathroom, creating the opportunity for a semi independent flatlet.
The vendors have owned Waddon House since 1991 and the house could now benefit from some further updating. The house is approached through its exotic grounds along a tarmac drive to a circular carriage ring and plenty of parking. There is a substantial detached garage beside the parking areas.
The grounds around the house not only provide privacy and protection for the house, but also an exotic setting, with many unusual trees and shrubs. A network of paths meander around the grounds which include lawns, borders, a former quarry area and a distinctive miniature rock outcrop.
At the southern end of the grounds an orchard area borders a hard tennis court with adjoining summer house and smart timber framed greenhouse. In all, Waddon House provides a wonderful family home in an accessible yet rural setting.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 January 2018

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference EXE170054. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Jackson-Stops, Exeter. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.