Kentisbeare

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful family home with detached annexe in charming grounds near popular village. 4 bedroom house. Detached self contained annexe. Traditional barn and garage with potential (STP). Glorious gardens including walled garden. Three paddocks. Close to popular village with amenities. Uffculme School catchment. In all 2.7 acres. EPC Band E.

SITUATION

Stowford Water is a small hamlet, on the western edge of the Blackdowns Hills, equidistant to the villages of Blackborough and Kentisbeare. The larger village of Kentisbeare has a thriving community with post office/general store, ancient church, pub and village hall. The property is within the Uffculme School catchment area whilst there are numerous private schools in Tiverton, Exeter and Taunton. The nearby market town of Honiton has supermarkets, banks and a main line station on the London Waterloo line.

The M5 is easily accessible at J27 (Tiverton) and J28 (Cullompton), providing great links to Cornwall to the south and Bristol and London to the north and east. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway and Bristol and Exeter International Airports provide a number of domestic and international flights.

DESCRIPTION

Higher Moneysland provides an opportunity to acquire a spacious family home with a detached self-contained annexe and attractive outbuildings offering further potential, subject to the necessary consents. Throughout the property there are plenty of period features and over the years many improvements have been made, however, there is plenty of opportunity for a new owner to continue to improve and make their own mark.

Accessed from the country lane, through a timber gate, onto a cobbled drive, which provides parking and access to the garage and traditional barn to the side of the house, along with the beautiful gardens and grounds. In total the property extends to 2.7 acres.

THE HOUSE

Approached from the parking area this charming south facing period property offers well presented accommodation. The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace housing the wood burning stove, window seat and exposed ceiling beams. The dining room is a dual aspect room with garden views. The kitchen and breakfast room has terracotta flooring, the kitchen is fitted with painted cupboards, timber worktops, integrated dishwasher, oven and ceramic hob.

On the first floor are 3 bedrooms, the largest currently used as a second sitting room/library which has south facing views. The principal bedroom is dual aspect with a vaulted ceiling and exposed ceiling beams. The en suite is fitted with a Fired Earth white suite of bath, pedestal basin and wc. The family bathroom is similarly fitted but with a power shower over the bath.

ANNEXE

Within the gardens is the detached annexe providing ancillary accommodation. The accommodation provides a large bedroom, reception room with double doors and a shower room.

OUTBUILDINGS

A traditional barn, of rendered elevations under a tiled roof. Garage with plumbing for washing machine plus loft storage over. The barn could be suitable for a number of purposes subject to the relevant consents. To the rear of the house is a stone outbuilding with cobbled floor which is currently used to store the oil tank. Adjoining greenhouse.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

An important feature of the property are the beautiful gardens which surround the house, with mature trees, shrubs and established herbaceous borders. The gardens are part walled with a magnificent wisteria on the front of the house. To the rear of the house is a pond, and on the west side is an established vegetable garden with fruit cage. The three paddocks lie to the north and east with access from the drive and also the lane. There is a small stream along the northern boundary.

DIRECTIONS

Kentisbeare is located north of the A373 (Honiton Road) between Cullompton and Honiton. About 3 miles from J28 (M5), on the A373 at Post Cross, take the turning towards Kentisbeare. As you approach the village and on the left hand bend, turn right signposted Blackborough and Stowford Water. Continue along this lane for about half a mile and Higher Moneysland is on the left, just before Stowford Water Cross.

SERVICES

Mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating to house, propane gas to annexe.

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