Ashbrittle, Wellington

£995,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
An attractive 17th Century Grade ll listed 6 bedroom house with versatile accommodation boasting many period features. EPC Band: E

SITUATION

The Old Parsonage is situated on the edge of the village of Ashbrittle next to the Church The village of Appley is 2.5 miles to the east and has a primary school, village store/post office and The Globe Inn, a popular public house.

The towns of Wellington and Tiverton are both within 8 miles and provide a wide range of shops and supermarkets, including a Waitrose at Wellington, together with schools for all ages including Wellington School and Blundells Public School at Tiverton. There is access to the M5 at Junction 26 near Wellington and also Junction 27 within 6.5 miles.

The county town of Taunton is within 14 miles where mainline rail services are available and also at Tiverton Parkway, 6.5 miles to the south of the Barns.

DESCRIPTION

This attractive 17th Century Grade ll listed house has many period features and versatile accommodation. The accommodation currently offers the main house comprising of 4 reception rooms, large kitchen/breakfast room, shower room and a useful boot room and utility to the ground floor. To the first floor are 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a shower room. Most of the ground floor boasts underfloor heating, with oil fired central heating to the upper floor. The annexe currently comprises an open plan kitchen/living room, utility, 1 bedroom and a bathroom. This space can be configured into the main house or be used as a separate dwelling. Outside, there is a south-east facing garden, double garage and ample parking.

ACCOMMODATION

Through the porch into the dining hall with a feature inglenook fireplace with a bread oven with terracotta floor, double doors to the garden and doors into the kitchen and the sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room with wooden handmade units with granite worktops over, Belfast sink, central island built around a vertical beam, recessed fireplace with wooden beam over with space for a range cooker, slate floor and 2 windows with window seats. There is a very useful pantry off the kitchen and a door leading into the boot room with access to the courtyard, and utility with base units and single drainer sink. The sitting room has a large wood burning stove in the recessed fireplace with a feature beam over, stairs rising to the first floor, window overlooking the garden, door through to a further reception room and hallway with access to the drawing room, shower room and external door back to the courtyard.

The reception room features an unusual stone fireplace with ancient decorative arches, a stone moulded mantel piece with a stone arched mirror, door to the inner lobby through to the large drawing room, with wood burner and windows with views to the garden and access to the annexe.

To the first floor, the landing leads to all rooms and a linen cupboard. The master bedroom with a lovely oriel bay window overlooking the garden, feature fireplace and dressing room with lead lattice window. The family bathroom is a large light room with a free standing claw foot bath, shower cubicle, low level WC, bidet and vanity unit with inset sink. Bedroom 3 with double windows with views to the garden and a dressing room. Bedroom 2 is another large room with double windows and garden views and is partly divided by antique wooden stud work, and an adjoining en-suite. Bedrooms 4 and 5 are along the landing with a further bathroom. The landing allows access to the first floor of the annexe.

ANNEXE

As well as from the main house, there is also access to the annexe from the courtyard into a hallway with a door to the utility. The annexe comprises an open plan kitchen/living area with stairs rising to the first floor, storage cupboard and door back into the main house. On the first floor the landing leads to a large triple aspect bedroom and a bathroom with panelled bath, low level WC, shower cubicle and hand basin. There is also access back to the main house on the first floor.

OUTSIDE

The large south-east facing garden is mostly laid to lawn with an area of paved terracing which is ideal for entertaining with a feature gazebo with lovely views across the garden with some fruit trees. Beside the house is a double garage and a parking area with a maple tree in the centre and a flowerbed border. The courtyard is partly paved with old slates and there is a useful stable building on the side.

SERVICES

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

VIEWINGS

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

DIRECTIONS

From junction 26 of the M5 motorway head towards Wellington and at the roundabout with the A38 take the first exit signposted Exeter. At the next roundabout follow the signs again to Exeter passing the Beambridge Hotel on your left hand side and continue up Whiteball Hill. At the top of the hill turn right signposted Greenham, Ashbrittle and Holcombe Rogus. Continue on this road passing through the village of Greenham and onto Appley Cross where the post office/stores will be seen on the left hand side. Continue through Tracebridge into Ashbrittle, passing the Green and the telephone box, continue past the hedge on the left and as it finishes, turn left where the gates to the house will be seen.

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Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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