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Whimple | Devon

Guide Price £665,000

Detached | 5

Sold STC

Accommodation Summary

Fantastic Detached Barn Conversion
Pretty Hamlet Location
Planning Permission to Extend (19/0669/FUL 10 May 2019)
Three Reception Rooms
Five Bedrooms
Delightful Gardens
Double Garage and Driveway
No Onward Chain
EER 'D'

Directions

From Exeter city centre proceed out through Heavitree and Honiton Road, proceed under the motorway bridge and continue onto the A30 signposted to Honiton. After several miles take the Daisymount exit and follow the signposts to Whimple, Rockbeare and Cranbrook. After a short distance turn left sign posted to Strete Ralegh and the lane will lead to Ralegh Mews.

Situation

The property is situated in a popular location in East Devon, accessible to the A30 and M5 motorway. There are commuter train stations at Whimple and Cranbrook for access to Exeter and London on the Waterloo Line, as well as good access to Exeter Airport. There are junior schools at Rockbeare and Whimple and a bus service to Clyst Vale Community College. The nearby village of Whimple has an excellent range of amenities including two public houses, a primary school, church, general store and Post Office. There is a village hall and community activities including a cricket club. The renowned Jack in The Green restaurant and a Chinese restaurant are also close to hand.

Description

An opportunity to purchase a fantastic detached barn conversion, enjoying a pretty Hamlet location just 9 miles from Exeter and Honiton.

The accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway with wooden floors, living room with feature brick fireplace and wood burning fire, 2 exposed beams on the ceiling, built in bookcase, this room opens directly into the garden room with exposed A-frame with doors and windows looking onto the gardens, separate dining room with tiled floor, cloakroom with tiled floor, kitchen/breakfast room with a range of matching wall and base units, integrated fridge and feature brick with range style cooker, worktop surfaces, tiled floors, rear hallway with double doors into the drawing room with wooden floors and fireplace with wood burning fire and 2 exposed beams to the ceiling.

On the first floor is a spacious landing with French doors accessing the rear garden. There are 5 bedrooms, the master with vaulted ceiling, exposed timber floors and en suite shower room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, bedroom 3 with French doors and Juliette balcony and door into the family bathroom, bedroom 4 with built in double wardrobe and bedroom 5. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazed windows.

The good sized, well tended gardens back onto open fields and there is a double garage and gravelled driveway. The property has planning permission to extend.

ENTRANCE PORCH Timber front door with leaded light panels opens to;

ENTRANCE HALLWAY A spacious hall with timber staircase rising to the first floor. Open plan under stair store area. Feature oak flooring. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM16'1" x 15'5" (4.9m x 4.7m). A spacious, characterful reception room with exposed beams and Jotul log burner on a slate hearth and set into an exposed brick surround. Radiators. Walk through to;

GARDEN ROOM16'5" x 12'10" (5m x 3.9m). A fabulous room featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed beam and oak flooring. Two Velux roof lights and two full height double glazed windows with double French doors overlooking and opening to the front garden.

DINING ROOM15'5" x 11'6" (4.7m x 3.5m). Two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM6'3" x 5'3" (1.9m x 1.6m). Work surface with wall mounted cupboard over. Oil fired central heating boiler. Plumbing and space for a washing machine. Radiator.

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin and low level WC. Wall mounted cupboard. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM18'4" x 10'2" (5.6m x 3.1m). A lovely sized room comprising a range of shaker style storage units, work surfaces, cupboards and drawers. Sink with mixer tap. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Range style cooker with ceramic hob set within an exposed brick surround. Walk in larder. Door to;

REAR HALLWAY Door leading outside. Radiator. Feature galleried landing above. Velux roof light.

DRAWING ROOM/GAMES ROOM18'4" x 13'9" (5.6m x 4.2m). A fabulous room offering a number of potential uses featuring oak flooring and exposed beams. Two windows overlooking the garden. Two radiators. Hunter log burner set on a brick hearth with solid timber mantle over.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Dual aspect windows. Could be used as a study area. French doors lead out to a secluded patio and the garden.

BEDROOM TWO17'5" x 16'5" (5.3m x 5m). A spacious double room with a dual aspect. Radiator.

EN-SUITE Comprising a wash hand basin with storage under. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Radiator.

SECOND LANDING AREA Rear aspect window. Built in storage cupboard. Hatch to the loft. Doors to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM17'9" x 15'1" (5.4m x 4.6m). A superb double room with dual aspect windows and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Timber floorboards. Radiator. Velux roof lights.

EN-SUITE TWO Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Tiled flooring. Window.

BEDROOM THREE14'9" x 12'2" (4.5m x 3.7m). French doors with a Juliet balcony overlooking the front garden. Vaulted ceiling. Radiator. Access door to the family bathroom.

BEDROOM FOUR11'10" x 8'10" (3.6m x 2.7m). Window overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM FIVE11'10" x 8'6" (3.6m x 2.6m). Window overlooking the front garden. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath with shower unit over. Shaver point. Radiator. Stripped floorboards. Window. Connecting door to landing and to bedroom three.

OUTSIDE Wrought iron gates open to a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for many vehicles and turning space. There is a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE which has planning permission for the addition of a further floor and could potentially be converted into annexe accommodation. There are twin up and over doors, power and light and stairs to a useful first floor room above.

The delightful, private gardens surround the property and are laid to well tended lawns with well planted flower and shrub beds. There is an ornamental pond with waterfall feature and an array of mature trees and boundaries. Access to either side of the house leads to a higher level of garden to the rear featuring a secluded patio with mature trees and hedging and enjoying views over the surrounding farmland and countryside.

SERVICES We understand mains water and electricity are connected and a private drainage system.

AGENTS NOTE There is currently a tenant living in the property due to leave October 2021 or sooner if they find alternative accommodation. The property will be sold with vacant possession unless bought as an investment with the tenant in situ.

AGENTS NOTE The property has a Wayleave Agreement with Western Power Distribution generating an income of approx. £100 p.a.

SUMMARY

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Accommodation Summary

Fantastic Detached Barn Conversion
Pretty Hamlet Location
Planning Permission to Extend (19/0669/FUL 10 May 2019)
Three Reception Rooms
Five Bedrooms
Delightful Gardens
Double Garage and Driveway
No Onward Chain
EER 'D'

Directions

From Exeter city centre proceed out through Heavitree and Honiton Road, proceed under the motorway bridge and continue onto the A30 signposted to Honiton. After several miles take the Daisymount exit and follow the signposts to Whimple, Rockbeare and Cranbrook. After a short distance turn left sign posted to Strete Ralegh and the lane will lead to Ralegh Mews.

Situation

The property is situated in a popular location in East Devon, accessible to the A30 and M5 motorway. There are commuter train stations at Whimple and Cranbrook for access to Exeter and London on the Waterloo Line, as well as good access to Exeter Airport. There are junior schools at Rockbeare and Whimple and a bus service to Clyst Vale Community College. The nearby village of Whimple has an excellent range of amenities including two public houses, a primary school, church, general store and Post Office. There is a village hall and community activities including a cricket club. The renowned Jack in The Green restaurant and a Chinese restaurant are also close to hand.

Description

An opportunity to purchase a fantastic detached barn conversion, enjoying a pretty Hamlet location just 9 miles from Exeter and Honiton.

The accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway with wooden floors, living room with feature brick fireplace and wood burning fire, 2 exposed beams on the ceiling, built in bookcase, this room opens directly into the garden room with exposed A-frame with doors and windows looking onto the gardens, separate dining room with tiled floor, cloakroom with tiled floor, kitchen/breakfast room with a range of matching wall and base units, integrated fridge and feature brick with range style cooker, worktop surfaces, tiled floors, rear hallway with double doors into the drawing room with wooden floors and fireplace with wood burning fire and 2 exposed beams to the ceiling.

On the first floor is a spacious landing with French doors accessing the rear garden. There are 5 bedrooms, the master with vaulted ceiling, exposed timber floors and en suite shower room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, bedroom 3 with French doors and Juliette balcony and door into the family bathroom, bedroom 4 with built in double wardrobe and bedroom 5. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazed windows.

The good sized, well tended gardens back onto open fields and there is a double garage and gravelled driveway. The property has planning permission to extend.

ENTRANCE PORCH Timber front door with leaded light panels opens to;

ENTRANCE HALLWAY A spacious hall with timber staircase rising to the first floor. Open plan under stair store area. Feature oak flooring. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM16'1" x 15'5" (4.9m x 4.7m). A spacious, characterful reception room with exposed beams and Jotul log burner on a slate hearth and set into an exposed brick surround. Radiators. Walk through to;

GARDEN ROOM16'5" x 12'10" (5m x 3.9m). A fabulous room featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed beam and oak flooring. Two Velux roof lights and two full height double glazed windows with double French doors overlooking and opening to the front garden.

DINING ROOM15'5" x 11'6" (4.7m x 3.5m). Two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM6'3" x 5'3" (1.9m x 1.6m). Work surface with wall mounted cupboard over. Oil fired central heating boiler. Plumbing and space for a washing machine. Radiator.

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin and low level WC. Wall mounted cupboard. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM18'4" x 10'2" (5.6m x 3.1m). A lovely sized room comprising a range of shaker style storage units, work surfaces, cupboards and drawers. Sink with mixer tap. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Range style cooker with ceramic hob set within an exposed brick surround. Walk in larder. Door to;

REAR HALLWAY Door leading outside. Radiator. Feature galleried landing above. Velux roof light.

DRAWING ROOM/GAMES ROOM18'4" x 13'9" (5.6m x 4.2m). A fabulous room offering a number of potential uses featuring oak flooring and exposed beams. Two windows overlooking the garden. Two radiators. Hunter log burner set on a brick hearth with solid timber mantle over.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Dual aspect windows. Could be used as a study area. French doors lead out to a secluded patio and the garden.

BEDROOM TWO17'5" x 16'5" (5.3m x 5m). A spacious double room with a dual aspect. Radiator.

EN-SUITE Comprising a wash hand basin with storage under. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Radiator.

SECOND LANDING AREA Rear aspect window. Built in storage cupboard. Hatch to the loft. Doors to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM17'9" x 15'1" (5.4m x 4.6m). A superb double room with dual aspect windows and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Timber floorboards. Radiator. Velux roof lights.

EN-SUITE TWO Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower enclosure. Tiled flooring. Window.

BEDROOM THREE14'9" x 12'2" (4.5m x 3.7m). French doors with a Juliet balcony overlooking the front garden. Vaulted ceiling. Radiator. Access door to the family bathroom.

BEDROOM FOUR11'10" x 8'10" (3.6m x 2.7m). Window overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM FIVE11'10" x 8'6" (3.6m x 2.6m). Window overlooking the front garden. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Panelled bath with shower unit over. Shaver point. Radiator. Stripped floorboards. Window. Connecting door to landing and to bedroom three.

OUTSIDE Wrought iron gates open to a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for many vehicles and turning space. There is a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE which has planning permission for the addition of a further floor and could potentially be converted into annexe accommodation. There are twin up and over doors, power and light and stairs to a useful first floor room above.

The delightful, private gardens surround the property and are laid to well tended lawns with well planted flower and shrub beds. There is an ornamental pond with waterfall feature and an array of mature trees and boundaries. Access to either side of the house leads to a higher level of garden to the rear featuring a secluded patio with mature trees and hedging and enjoying views over the surrounding farmland and countryside.

SERVICES We understand mains water and electricity are connected and a private drainage system.

AGENTS NOTE There is currently a tenant living in the property due to leave October 2021 or sooner if they find alternative accommodation. The property will be sold with vacant possession unless bought as an investment with the tenant in situ.

AGENTS NOTE The property has a Wayleave Agreement with Western Power Distribution generating an income of approx. £100 p.a.

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