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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Ottery St Mary, Nr Exeter, Devon, EX11

Guide Price £7,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 5 - 8 reception rooms
  • 11 bathrooms
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Listed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Chanters House is an outstanding Grade II* Listed house of national historic importance. It extends to over 22,000 sq ft of accommodation with wonderful reception rooms including The Great Library which is over 70ft in length. There is a coach house, indoor pool, lodge cottage and walled garden.

The Chanters House enjoys an enviable position on the edge of the village of Ottery St Mary adjacent to St Mary's church. There are wonderful views over the parkland to the deciduous woodland beyond. The house has been totally refurbished by the present owners, finished to a high standard and boasts exceptional character features including; decorative tiles, timber floors, wooden panelling, along with ornate plaster work.

The principal reception rooms are of breath-taking proportions and lead off from the reception hall. In the Cromwell Fairfax room which is the dining room, the ceiling is of painted carved wood in a hexagonal pattern and the elm panelling is believed to date from the 1930's. The great library is over 70ft in length, 30 ft. in height and remains home to the Coleridge library collection which now extends to around 22,000 books all housed in a range of oak carved bookcases. There is also a billiard room, Victorian conservatory, palm house and kitchen / breakfast room.

The principal staircase leads up to the first and second floors, where there is a master bedroom suite with 2 ensuite bathrooms and dressing rooms, 9 further main bedroom suites and a staff suite. There is secondary accommodation available in The Lodge and Coach House.

To the rear of the house a walled garden comprises a Victorian style greenhouse and a recently constructed indoor swimming pool. The extensive lawned gardens are surrounded by mixed wooded areas and parkland. In all 21.43 acres

Situated on the outskirts of Ottery St Mary, Honiton 5 miles, Exeter 10 miles, Taunton 33 miles (London Paddington 1 hour 45 mins)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 May 2017

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