Alswear

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly presented and attractive converted mill with gardens and river meadow. Large kitchen/dining room, utility, cloakroom, sitting room, living room, study, 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom. Potential annexe/letting possibility. Gardens, parking and workshop. Pasture land, in all about 3.66 acres. EPC Band E

Situation

The Old Mill is set on the edge of the attractive hamlet of Alswear, about 3 miles from the popular market town of South Molton, which has a good range of shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including schooling to secondary level. Dating from Saxon times, it has some fine buildings, interesting shops, a museum, stock market on Thursdays and a popular pannier market on Thursdays and Saturdays.

The A361 North Devon Link Road bypasses South Molton and provides access to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the west and to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the east. There is a main line railway station at Tiverton Parkway on the London Paddington line.

Exmoor National Park is easily accessible and the impressive North Devon coastline with its steep cliffs and wide sandy beaches is also within easy reach by car.

Description

The Old Mill is an attractive conversion of a former mill which is presented in good decorative order throughout and offer spacious and highly flexible accommodation. The property spans the original mill leat and presents exceptional scope to easily create an annexe or letting unit if required. The property has an attractive outlook over its own gardens and river meadow to countryside beyond.

Ground Floor

The front door leads into an ENTRANCE LOBBY and leads into the large KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with terracotta tiled floor throughout. The KITCHEN AREA is well-fitted with an attractive range of oak fronted units with polished granite worktops over and inset Belfast sink. Integrated dish washer, fridge, freezer and combi oven. Matching range of wall-mounted cupboards and plate rack. There is a lower lobby area with further door to the outside. There is an oil-fired, 4 oven Aga with a shelved larder cupboard to the left. To the right a door leads into a UTILITY ROOM with matching units, plumbing for washing machine and door through to CLOAKROOM with WC and wash basin. The DINING AREA has panelled walls and stairs to the first floor.

From the dining area an opening leads through to the SITTING ROOM with oak floor, exposed beams and fireplace with slate tiled hearth and wood burning stove. From the sitting room a glazed passage leads over the leat to the LIVING ROOM which also has a terracotta tiled floor, stairs to the room above and a fireplace with wood burning stove. There is a door to the outside and a door through to the STUDY.

First Floor

The main first floor has a LANDING with airing cupboard. The MASTER BEDROOM is a large double room with a EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a modern suite. BEDROOM 2 is a double room with a large recess and hanging rail. BEDROOM 3 is a double room with a lovely outlook across the land. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a travertine tiled floor, oak panelling and is fitted with a freestanding roll-top bath, vanity wash basin and WC.

The remainder of the first floor accommodation is accessed by stairs above the living room and comprises a FOURTH BEDROOM and EN-SUITE SHOWER/WC.

Potential Annexe

It is considered that the living room and study, together with the bedroom and en-suite above could be utilised as a separate ANNEXE or LETTING UNIT. There are plumbing and drainage connections available in the study making it ideal for use as a small kitchen. There is also a separate door to the outside.

Outside

There is a gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles to the side, together with a useful STORAGE AREA and adjoining WORKSHOP with power and light connected.

Gardens

To the front is a paved area of garden with steps leading up to the front door. The gardens lie mainly to the rear where initially there is an area of decking set above the mill leat and which has a fine outlook over the meadows and gardens. Steps lead down to the main area of lawned garden planted with a variety of trees and leads though to a further area with some useful timber framed buildings and through again to two fenced chicken runs.

Land

The land adjoins the gardens and comprises level river meadows bordered by the rivers Mole and the Crooked Oak. There are about 75 YARDS SINGLE BANK FISHING RIGHTS on the Mole included in the sale.

Services

Mains water and electricity, private drainage system. Oil-fired central heating via radiators.

Viewing

Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.

Directions

From South Molton take the B3137 south out of the town signposted to Witheridge. Continue on this road into Alswear and on reaching the centre take the only right turn signposted to Kings Nympton and Chulmleigh. Ignore the next left turn and the property will be found soon after on the right.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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