Withleigh, Tiverton, Devon, EX16


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Devon Longhouse in idyllic situation with superb views over National Trust land. Adjoining National Trust Land. Extensive Gardens & Grounds. Kitchen/Dining Room. 6 Bedrooms. 2 Reception rooms. Large Study/Family Room. About 2.6 Acres. EPC Band E.


Nethercleave is a substantial character longhouse with outstanding views over unspoilt Devon countryside. It stands above the little known, secluded National Trust Buzzards Valley. Nestled in a sheltered part of the Little Dart Valley with abundant wildlife Nethercleave is in a unique position, yet is in a convenient location, just three miles from Tiverton.


This area of Devon is well known for its beautiful countryside and rural pursuits. The property has direct access to extensive riding and walking tracks. The property is located between Exmoor National Park at approximately fourteen miles to the north and Dartmoor to the west. Both North and South Devon's beaches are within driving distance.


The market town of Tiverton provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities with both public and state schooling, including Blundell's School, which offers discounted fees to local students. The cathedral and university city of Exeter is about 17 miles distant and has all the amenities and facilities associated with a major regional centre. There is easy access to national roads and rail networks via the M5 motorway at Junction 27, where there is also Tiverton Parkway Station with mainline service to Paddington, London (just over 2 hours). Both Exeter and Bristol airports are within driving distance.


The property is approached over a no through road. The house faces south west and provides good views from all front windows. The gardens and land surround it. The property would make a great family home in a wonderful position with potential for division to provide a granny annexe or similar plus space for garaging and outbuildings.


There is spacious and flexible accommodation on both floors.


On the ground floor the accommodation revolves around the farmhouse kitchen and dining area. The kitchen features an Aga and a useful island. The dining area has an inglenook fireplace with exposed stonework and exposed oak beams, there are french doors opening onto a sunny terrace to the front. Off of the kitchen is a good sized utility with all you would expect and also there is a study/playroom with a back door.


The remainder of the ground floor consists of the main hall with cloak room and two reception rooms. The sitting room has a large stone fireplace with wood burner and evidence of an old bread oven. Beyond is another spacious reception room with doors to outside. This room at the end of the house does offer potential, subject to changes and consents to provide a separate annexe in conjunction with the bedroom above.

The kitchen and reception rooms all have aspects looking out over the garden and the wonderful views down the valley.


On the first floor there are 6 decent bedrooms, a family bathroom with white suite comprising corner bath with shower over, shower screen, low level WC, mirrored unit containing wash hand basin with cupboard under. There is also a landing, separate shower and an airing cupboard.


There is an area of patio and lawn with mature plants and shrubs. To the rear is an area of parking which is laid to shingle. The gardens are large but easy to maintain. Beyond the lawn is an area of grassland that leads down to the National Trust land and a network of bridal and walking paths. The woods are full of bluebells in the spring. Https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/knightshayes/features/exploring-buzzards-woodland

To the side of the property is a field ideal for a small holding.


Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 235705.


From Tiverton, follow the signs to Witheridge and the B3137. On Rackenford Road take the 2nd turning left and continue on the B3137 up Long Drag and proceed out of Tiverton. After about two miles you will reach Withleigh. Proceed through the village, and at the end of the straight fork left beside the no through road and parish church sign immediately after The Old Rectory. The property will be found in about 300 metres on your left hand side.


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

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

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Stags - Tiverton

19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA

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