Castle Hill, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Superb 5 bed country house with guest suite located centrally in 4.5 acres with sweeping driveway & versatile outbuildings. Fantastic oak framed farmhouse style kitchen & dining room, utility, 2 reception rooms, ground floor guest suite with en suite, 5 first floor bedrooms, one with en suite and a family bathroom. located centrally in 4.5 acres with sweeping driveway & outbuildings

Situation

Northcote is situated privately within its grounds and lies approximately 1 mile south of the popular village of Hemyock and within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hemyock offers an excellent range of facilities including village primary school which feeds into the highly regarded Uffculme School.

Description

Northcote comprises a 5/6 bedroom country house. The accommodation is light and spacious with magnificent views. A particular feature of the property is its superb oak framed farmhouse style kitchen with bi-folding doors leading out onto a magnificent sun terrace. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazed windows and some original features including exposed beams.

Accommodation

A glazed door opens into the hallway with a staircase rising to the first floor and access to all main rooms including cloakroom and boiler room housing the water treatment equipment. A glazed door leads into the guest suite which comprises a shower room, large double bedroom benefiting from its own side entrance porch together with glazed French doors leading to a lounge with deep window sills and storage cupboard. The main sitting room offers views from three aspects including UPVC glazed French doors to sun terrace, wood burning stove on a slate hearth, oak flooring and exposed beams. The wonderful farmhouse style kitchen/family room is set within an oak framed barn with bi-folding oak doors leading out on the sun terrace. There are velux roof lights and large windows allowing tremendous light into this family space. Hand made kitchen with oak wall units, maple worktops and 2 bowl sink with mixer taps and wooden drainer. Electric Aga and Neff calor gas hob with matching double oven and grill. High vaulted ceiling, electric underfloor heating and oak island unit. Adjoining utility room with Belfast sink, vaulted ceiling and door to rear. On the first floor a spacious landing with loft access and airing cupboard which also houses the controls for the solar hot water tubes. There are a total of 5 bedrooms, 4 of which enjoy magnificent views from 2 aspects, 1 currently used as a study and the master bedroom with large walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom. The family bathroom comprises a free standing ball and claw roll top bath with Victorian shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Outside

The property is approached off the quiet lane over a gravelled driveway which leads to a large area of parking/turning and access to a 2 bay car port. Adjacent is a useful block shed and a large open fronted tractor shed. Planning permission has been passed for the conversion of this building into a 3 bay oak framed garage/tractor store with room over (there is also PP for a balcony to the master bedroom). The gardens and grounds surround the property and are laid mainly to lawn with areas of copse and potential paddock areas. The grounds include a large paved and gravelled sun terrace, large sweeping lawns which are naturally hedged giving much privacy and a fine selection of trees including oak, sweet chestnut, beech, hazel, field maple, fig and mountain ash. In total the land extends to approximately 4.5 acres. By the entrance to the drive is a large tractor shed measuring approximately 24' x 12'.

Services

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

Directions

From Hemyock take the Dunkeswell Road in a southerly direction and after approximately 0.75 miles at Lickham Cross turn right taking the second entrance on the left hand side to Northcote.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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