Combe Hill, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
3 bed chalet bungalow for modernisation with outbuildings and set in gardens and grounds of 4.30 acres.


Bracken is situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Hemyock which lies close to the Devon/Somerset border and within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is within approximately 1 mile where a good range of day to day facilities can be found including convenience store, post office, primary school, health centre, church and a selection of sporting facilities. Wellington is within 4 miles offering a greater selection of facilities together with easy access to the M5 motorway situated on the eastern outskirts of the town. Taunton is within 10 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.


Bracken comes to the market for the first time in over 58 years. It was built around 1959/60 and is of brick, block and pebbledash rendered elevations set beneath a tiled roof. Although the property is in need of general modernisation, it offers enormous potential for purchasers to refurbish/extend (subject to planning) to create a wonderful home in a glorious private setting including an area of woodland. In all approximately 4.30 Acres. There are also a useful range of outbuildings used as garaging and workshops along with extensive off road parking.


Entrance porch with quarry tiled flooring and French doors to driveway, further door to kitchen/dining room comprising single drainer sink unit with mixer taps over and adjoining worktops surrounds with a range of pine fronted cupboards and drawers. Oil fired Rayburn for cooking purposes and heating water. Plumbing for washing machine. Door to sitting room with woodburning stove, which fires the radiators, on a tiled hearth with brick surround and UPVC French doors to conservatory which is UPVC double glazed and with French doors to garden. Leading off the kitchen is a main hallway with open tread staircase to first floor. There are two ground floor bedrooms, both with radiators, one enjoying views to the front and the other with views to the side together with a fitted wardrobe with handing rail and shelving with cupboard over and adjoining book shelves. The shower room benefits from a large walk in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. There is an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving

On the first floor there is a landing area with further airing cupboard housing a hot water cylinder, which is no longer in use. Attic bedroom with window to side and useful attic storage room.


The property is approached over a sweeping tarmac drive flanked by stone retaining walls with five bar gate leading onto a concrete drive. The driveway provides ample parking and turning and access to the useful range of outbuildings. These include adjoining workshop attached to the bungalow connected with light and power and with concrete floor together with an adjoining leanto wood store. To the rear of the property are a range of galvanised iron outbuildings incorporating garaging and workshop approached through double doors and connected with power and light with work bench, concrete floor and windows to two aspects. Adjoining three bay open fronted storage area and adjoining workshop and store room with leanto.

Gardens and Grounds

To the front of the property is a patio area and lawned garden stocked with various shrubs and bushes beyond which is an enclosed former kitchen garden which is part walled and with useful garden store and greenhouse. To the north of the house can be found a small meadow and adjoining woodland which runs down to a track. The woods are a haven for wildlife and in total the grounds extend to approximately 4.30 Acres.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired Rayburn. Private drainage.


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


From junction 26 of the M5 motorway exit at Wellington and at the roundabout withe the A38 take the first exit signposted Exeter. After approximately 1 mile turn left immediately after the turning signposted Ford Street and Chard into Monument Road. Continue to the top of the hill and at the staggered crossroads by Wellington Monument continue straight across signposted Hemyock. Pass through the hamlet of Simonsburrow passing the left hand turning to Ashculme and shortly afterwards Bracken will be seen on the left hand side clearly identified by our For Sale board.

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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