Mole Valley

£745,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An impressive and spacious Victorian house with a good holding of land and fine views. Hall, 4 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, boot room, cloakroom, 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite) and shower room. Gardens, adaptable buildings and south-facing pasture land. Total about 22.41 acres. EPC Band F

Situation

Watertown is situated in the very picturesque Mole Valley and enjoys a fine southerly aspect with fine views along the valley. Just over a mile to the west is the popular small village of Chittlehamholt which has the Exeter Inn public house, community shop, village hall and the renowned Highbullen Hotel Golf and Country Club. The local market town of South Molton is about five miles and offers an excellent range of facilities including a variety of shops, banking facilities, post office, healthcare services, Sainsbury's supermarket, schooling to secondary level and weekly stock and pannier markets.

Description

Waterown is a fine, detached Victorian residence providing spacious and well planned accommodation. The house retains a number of period features including well-proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights, sash windows, deep skirting boards, moulded architraves, panelled doors and picture rails. Affording a high degree of privacy and fine views, the house is offered with an excellent run of south facing and free-draining pasture land and an adaptable range of buildings.

Accommodation

An enclosed PORCH with tiled floor leads into the impressive HALL with stairs to the first floor. To the left is the DINING ROOM with a bay window and a marble fireplace with wood burning stove. This room leads into the impressive KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with limestone floor and a traditional, unfitted feel with hand made timber unit with double Belfast sink and a recently fitted Everhot range cooker. Off the kitchen the UTILITY has slate shelving on brick plinths, plumbing for washing machine and vent for dryer. Off this room is the boiler room which has a door to the outside.

From the hall doors lead to the remaining reception rooms, namely a good sized STUDY with marble fireplace, wood burning stove and bay window. The SITTING ROOM is of generous proportions with contemporary wood burning stove and the LIVING ROOM has a brick fireplace with cast iron surround and wood burning stove.

To the rear is an INNER HALL with under-stairs cupboards and a secondary staircase to the first floor. A passageway with CLOAKROOM off leads into the BOOT ROOM with Belfast sink and doors to the outside.

On the FIRST FLOOR there are FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, all enjoying a fine outlook with the two bedrooms to the front having particularly attractive views over the valley and beyond. Three of the bedrooms have EN-SUITE BATHROOMS and there is a also a well-fitted SHOWER ROOM.

Outside

The house is approached over a concrete driveway through double timber gates to a parking and turning area adjacent to the house. To the front is a lawned garden whilst to the side and rear are further areas of lawned garden with further paved terraced areas to the rear of the house. There is a detached, brick built old SMOKING HOUSE 15' x 10' with slate shelving and with potential for conversion to an office or studio or similar (stp).

The Land

The house is set in the south-western corner of a superb, ring-fenced block of south-facing pasture land divided into handy sized paddocks by post and rail fencing. One of the fields has a good sized pond.

In total the property offered for sale extends to about 11.28 ACRES as outlined in red on the land plan. An additional 11.13 acres along with two field shelters (outlined in green) is available by separate negotiation.

Buildings

In total the are over 4500 sq ft of timber framed BUILDINGS including numerous FIELD SHELTERS, LOOSE BOXES and STABLES and a large, 7 bay open fronted BARN (105' x 15'). The buildings are currently utilised for the owner's llama breeding business but are considered adaptable to equestrian or other livestock uses.

Services

Mains electricity, private borehole water supply to the house with spring water to the land. Private drainage system. Wood pellet fired boiler providing central heating via radiators.

Viewing

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

Directions

From South Molton proceed west out of the town on the B3226. Stay on this road and continue through Clapworthy Mill. Continue for a further two miles and the entrance to Watertown will be found on the right.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

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

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