Westford, Wellington, TA21

£1,200,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 9
Spacious five bedroom Georgian house, one bedroom barn conversion, three bedroom granary conversion, outbuildings, stable block and grounds of approx. 9.5 Acres.

Situation

Westford House lies in an elevated position on the western fringes of Wellington, overlooking Westford. The location feels rural, however there are local village stores within just half a mile of the property. Wellington town centre is also only 1.5 miles away. There's easy access to the motorway located on the eastern outskirts of the town, plus Taunton is a further 7 miles east.

Description

Westford House is a Grade II Listed Georgian house. Recently, the property has been restored with a light touch retaining many original features. There is a large single storey barn conversion which provides additional accommodation. Brick outbuildings lie to the rear, currently used as stables but with lapsed planning for holiday apartments. There is a further range of outbuildings, centred around a concrete stable yard area. The grounds include a walled garden, orchard and paddocks, extending to approx. 9.5 Acres.

Accommodation

The entrance vestibule, leads into a reception hall, with a wide staircase. Main reception rooms and back hall lead off this entrance hall whilst the rooms at the rear of the property wrap around a Georgian courtyard forming a west and east wing.

The drawing room features a marble fireplace with an inset wood burner, Georgian ceiling rose, coving and the original shutters. French doors open internally to a further reception room.

The dining room also has a matching marble fireplace with an open fire, original shutters, and feature Georgian cupboards. A door leads to the large kitchen (32 feet in length). There are various built in cupboards including a pantry. The exposed brick work to one wall incorporates an original range cooker. There are also doors to the courtyard and conservatory to the west.

Off the inner hallway is a cloakroom/laundry room, which houses the Worcester oil fired combination boiler. The nearby rear hall features secondary stairs to the first floor, and an adjoining study with an internal door to the garage.

On the first floor, the front landing has exposed elm floorboards. Off this, there are three large bedrooms, each one with built in wardrobes. The master bedroom also has its own en-suite. The other two in the west wing have access to a large family bathroom with an airing cupboard. The east wing bedrooms can be accessed via a secondary staircase and share an additional bathroom.

Outside

The property is approached over an initial shared driveway, then two private driveways one leading to a lower lawn and the front of the house and the second to the rear buildings and land. There is extensive parking to the front, side and rear of the property. To the west of the house is a walled kitchen garden, with lawn and private patio. An orchard adjoins the garden. On the far side of the property is a lawn with a summer house. Beyond is a storage area and oil tank. From the outside there are 360 degree views reaching the Blackdown hills.

New Barn

New Barn is a single storey stone barn conversion with high beamed ceilings. It has a kitchen/dining room with an oil burner. The living room features a wood burner. The adjoining bedroom has a large window, and adjacent is a bathroom.

Roosters

Roosters is a three bedroom detached granary conversion. The property features: an entrance hallway and a living room with glazed French doors to the garden. Further double doors lead to a dining room with a wood burning stove. The kitchen houses an oil fired boiler. There's also a double bedroom and family bathroom on the ground floor. Two double bedrooms, each offering stunning views, are on the first floor. One has glazed French doors leading to a small seating area with steps down to the patio.

Roosters also has a large paved parking area, lawned gardens and a sun terrace. There are three adjoining paddocks which extend to 1.83 acres, and a large walled storage area.

Land

The pony paddock west of the driveway is approximately 0.81 acres. The remaining land lies to the north and west of the house and is easily accessed off the concrete yard. It comprises of various paddocks, mainly protected by post and wire fencing. In total Westford House's land including Roosters land extends to 9.5 acres, as outlined in pink & green on the plan.

Services

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Viewing

By appointment with the vendor's selling agents: Stags, Wellington Office.

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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