Clayhidon, Cullompton, Devon, EX15


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Peacefully located south facing cottage with range of outbuildings and grounds of 12.6 acres, including 3 fishing lakes.


Knapp Cottage is located within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It lies within a mile of the village of Clayhidon with its public house, church and village hall. Wellington is within 4 miles offering an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities together with easy access to the M5 motorway located on the outskirts of the town. The County Town of Taunton is within 8 miles of the property where there is a main line rail link to London Paddington.


Knapp Cottage is centred on a character thatched cottage which has subsequently been extended and set beneath a tiled roof. It offers flexible accommodation over two floors, offering 4/5 bedrooms and with potential for further development, subject to planning. The setting is truly magnificent located off a quiet track with views over its gardens and grounds in a southerly direction. It benefits from a range of outbuildings and wonderful conservation land including a mixture of amenity and gently sloping pasture, areas of gorse and bracken, copse and three naturally fed fishing lakes.


Tiled entrance porch opens up into a spacious sitting room with inglenook fireplace with inset woodburner on a slate hearth with beam over. Adjoining garden room with wonderful views and door to front. To the rear is an attractive kitchen comprising 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, adjoining worktop surrounds with adjoining solid wood units, large velux roof light, linen and boiler cupboards. Adjoining laundry/boot room with tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine and door to rear. Dining room with wood flooring, wonderful southerly view and stairs to first floor. Leading off is a family bathroom with separate bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Adjoining ground floor bedroom with high ceiling with en suite shower room and French doors leading to a conservatory offering wonderful views and French doors to garden.

On the first floor can be found two further bedrooms, cloakroom and a fourth bedroom with exposed timbers, fitted wardrobe and doorway leading to adjoining nursery/office with large window to side.


The property benefits from a useful range of outbuildings including The Barn of block and timber cladding set beneath a GI roof connected with power and light and part brick paved flooring. This leads on to a rear courtyard with a selection of four sheds of block stone and timber construction used as workshops, freezer room and store rooms. To the west of the house is The Wooden Barn comprising three rooms and with numerous openings.

Gardens and Grounds

The property enjoys extensive parking and delightful gardens to the south of the cottage including a terrace and patio, lawn, vegetable garden, greenhouse and chicken run. The land is south facing and is an attractive mix of amenity land and gently sloping pasture which provides useful grazing. There are various banks of gorse and bracken together with a small copse and three fishing lakes. The land is of high conservation value with wonderful displays of wild flowers and an abundance of wildlife. In total the land extends to approximately 12.6 acres.


Private water and drainage. Mains electric. Oil fired central heating.


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


From Wellington head in a southerly direction to the bypass taking the road up through Ford Street. At the crossroads continue straight across and continue along this lane passing through a double bend then taking the next turning right onto a tarmac track. Continue for approximately a third of a mile along the stone track and the property will be seen on the right hand side.

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

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Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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