Knowstone

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented period farmhouse with useful outbuildings and land. Kitchen/breakfast room, utility, office, dining room, sitting room, play room, 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and bathroom. Stabling and barn with PP. About 5.70 acres in total. EPC Exempt

Situation

East Hole is set on the western edge of the small village of Knowstone. The village is about one mile from the A361 (North Devon Link Road) and has the renowned Masons Arms thatched inn which holds a Michelin Star. The village is very well positioned with good access to Barnstaple and the coastal resorts as well as the Exmoor National Park. The A361 also links to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the south east where there is a main line rail station on the Paddington line.

The thriving market town of South Molton is about 8 miles and offers an excellent range of day to day amenities including schooling up to secondary level, a wide variety of shops, banking facilities, churches and regular livestock and pannier markets.

Description

East Hole is a spacious Grade II listed farmhouse that is presented to an exacting standard throughout and offers a wealth of charm and character. The house is offered together with a holding of pasture land and a very useful range of both traditional and adaptable modern buildings including a range of timber-framed stables.

Ground Floor

An open PORCH leads into a STAIR HALL with a wide staircase leading to the first floor. To the right is a LIVING ROOM with a beamed ceiling and stone fireplace with slate hearth and wood-burning stove. The SITTING ROOM again has a beamed ceiling as well as an impressive inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, an attractive plank and muntin screen, under-stairs cupboard and an outlook over the garden. The spacious, double aspect KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has a slate floor, window seat and beamed ceiling and is superbly fitted with a range of modern units with slate worktops together with a matching island unit. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap, Rangemaster cooker and hob with hood over and integrated dish washer. A wide opening leads through to the DINING ROOM, again with slate floor and beamed ceiling and glazed double doors open to a side patios area with fine views over the land and beyond. Off the dining room is a REAR HALL with glazed door to the outside and steps down to the STUDY/OFFICE and UTILITY ROOM with a slate floor and fitted with a stainless steel sink with cupboards below, space for washing machine and dryer, oil fired boiler and door to outside.. Off the utility is a CLOAKROOM with WC and wash basin.

First Floor

A wide staircase leads to a GALLERIED LANDING with timber panelled walls and exposed beams and leads to 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS with the large MASTER BEDROOM having an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with a modern suite. The superbly appointed FAMILY BATHROOM is fitted with a modern suite. BEDROOM 4 is accessed via a door and stairs from the dining room and is a double room with an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a modern suite.

Outside

The property is approached from the village over an attractive stone-walled entrance that leads to a parking area to the side of the house. Below the house to the front is an attractive, mainly lawned garden bounded by mature trees and shrubs whilst to the western end of the house is a large patio area with superb views.

Outbuildings include a timber-framed STABLE BLOCK with 3 stables and tack room/feed store. Adjacent is an adaptable, open fronted MODERN BUILDING (45' x 30'). A stone/cob THRESHING BARN (30'9 x 17') with extant planning and listed building consent for conversion to a holiday cottage. Set to the rear of the house is a further stone BARN comprising an open-fronted CART HOUSE (16'6 x 13'4 ) and GARAGE/WORKSHOP (17'3 x 13'8 ).

Land

The south-facing land lies to the west of the house and is divided into two enclosures. The land has a sloping, southerly aspect with the whole property amounting to about 5.70 ACRES.

Services

Mains water and electricity, private drainage system. Oil-fired central heating.

Viewing

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

Directions

From the A361 (North Devon Link Road) at Moortown Cross (about half way between South Molton and Tiverton) take the turning signposted for Knowstone. Continue over the cattle grid and take the next left turn signposted for Knowstone. Follow the road down to the village and at the T junction turn left. Continue on this road and the entrance to the property will soon be seen on the left just before leaving the village.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

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

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