Burlescombe, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Spacious and versatile country house in need of some updating with useful outbuildings and grounds of 1 acre.

Situation

Eastbrook is located close to the Devon/Somerset border accessed down a little used lane which runs between the A38 and Burlescombe. The village of Burlescombe is within half a mile with its church, village hall, primary school and delightful walks along the canal. Wellington is within 5 miles where an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with easy access to the M5 motorway. Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway railway station are also within a similar distance and both Taunton and Exeter are within an easy commute.

Description

Eastbrook comes to the market for the first time in 50 years. It comprises a substantial double fronted country house of roughcast rendered and colourwashed exterior elevations set beneath a slate roof. The accommodation is spacious offering well proportioned accommodation and benefits from oil fired central heating. Although the property is in need of general updating, it offers enormous potential for interested parties to create a wonderful country house in an accessible position and set within grounds of approximately 1 acre which include sweeping lawns, kitchen garden and orchard. It also benefits from a range of outbuildings.

Accommodation

Covered entrance porch with doorway leading to reception hallway with quarry tiled flooring and stairs to first floor. The sitting room is centred on a brick fireplace with recessed shelving, moulded cornice with a large opening into the conservatory which is UPVC with quarry tiled floor and French doors to garden. On the opposite side of the hallway is a fine dining room with tiled fireplace and picture rail. Adjoining is the breakfast room with a range of worktops and selection of cupboards and drawers along with a Trianco oil fired boiler. A sliding door leads into the kitchen with two bowl double drainer sink unit, adjoining worktops and selection of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Walk in pantry and stable door to side. To the rear of the hallway can be found the study with large window overlooking the gardens together with an adjoining storage room/workshop with brick floor, power, light and door to rear courtyard.

Half landing with shower room with staircase rising to the main landing with two large double bedrooms to front, one with a bay window, and one with a pedestal wash hand basin. There is a further single bedroom to front together with a large family bathroom comprising bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and trap access to roof void. Large airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Leading off the rear landing are three further double bedrooms, one with a fitted cupboard and all enjoying delightful views over the gardens.

Outside

The property is approached off the lane over a tarmac drive flanked by stone walling. There is ample parking and turning together with a double length car port contained beneath a galvanised iron roof. Attached to the house is a utility room with integral cloakroom. To the front of the property is a pathway leading to the front door approached off the lane through a wrought iron gate hung from brick pillars. To the north of the house is a good sized garden laid mainly to lawn (possibly a former grass tennis court) with attractive shrub beds. Beyond this is a walled kitchen garden and adjoining orchard and pond.

To the rear of the house are an excellent range of outbuildings with an adjoining garden store with light and approached through double timber doors. Further buildings include a large barn of block construction set beneath a corrugated asbestos roof measuring approximately 42ft x 21ft and partitioned with a block wall. Further block shed with small stable and leanto potting shed, two aluminium framed greenhouses and a further range of block and GI sheds. In total the grounds extend to approximately 1 acre.

Services

Mains electricity. Private water and drainage.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions

From Wellington take the A38 in a westerly direction passing The Beambridge Inn on your left hand side. At the top of Whiteball Hill cross over the border into Devon and at the end of the dual carriageway turn right signposted Redhill and Eastbrook. Continue down this lane for approximately three quarters of a mile whereupon Eastbrook will be seen on the right hand side.

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

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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