Burlescombe, Tiverton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 8
Substantial 8 bedroom village house set within grounds of approx. 5.5 acres.

Potential for dual occupancy, wonderful character features, accommodation over three floors plus cellars. Extensive parking and private gardens, adjoining paddock and field in all approx. 5.5 acres. Uffculme School catchment. EPC Band F.


Town House is set well back from the village road adjacent to the church and just 4 miles from Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway and Tiverton Parkway Railway Station with its main links to London Paddington. The towns of Wellington and Tiverton are both within a 10 minute drive, with Exeter and Bristol an easy commute.


Town House is a handsome attached property built mainly of stone with part-rendered exterior elevations with cut stone quoins and set beneath a slate roof. The spacious accommodation is over three floors together with cellar rooms providing approximately 5,795 sq ft of accommodation. Many of the rooms have wonderful sash windows together with bay windows, ceiling roses and picture rails. It benefits from oil-fired central heating and is set within wonderful private gardens with extensive parking, paddock with stables and adjoining field, in all approximately 5.5 acres.


Entrance porch with studded door leading to entrance hall with part tessellated and wooden floor with sweeping staircase rising to the first floor and staircase down to three cellar rooms. Drawing room enjoys a stone fireplace with wood-burner and bay windows with shutters. Opposite can be found the smaller of the two kitchens, with 1 bowl sink, ceramic hob and electric oven and grill together with fitted cupboards. At the end of the hallway can be found the garden room, which is glazed with doors leading out into the garden and further door to the sitting room with stone fireplace and inset wood-burner, bay window with shutters and door leading into the large kitchen/dining room with 2 bowl ceramic sink, adjoining wooden worktops, extensive range of cupboards and drawers, recessed shelving, 4-oven oil-fired Aga, tiled flooring and stable door to garden. Large walk-in pantry. Inner corridor with door to courtyard and further door to the studio with light and power and stable door. There is a rear hall with trapdoor to cellar, secondary staircase to first floor, part timber and flagstone flooring and adjoining laundry room with door to front.

The main staircase leads to a half-landing with sash window and door to second landing, together with access to the attic bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a marble fireplace with inset cast iron fire, window seat, wall cupboard and display niche. The adjoining bathroom has a three piece suite with shower over and a corner fireplace. Bedroom 2 also benefits from a cast iron fireplace. Leading off the second landing are three further double bedrooms, two with cast iron fireplaces together with two further bathrooms and a separate wc.

The attic rooms can be approached from two separate staircases, one leading to a newly converted suite of rooms comprising living area, bedroom and shower room with Velux windows and vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. There are two further attic bedrooms, both with large Velux windows, cupboards, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.


Town House is approached over a long private drive protected by timber gates hung from stone pillars. The drive provides ample parking and turning. A gravel path leads to a private sun terrace which overlooks raised lawned gardens protected by mature trees, including a Monkey Puzzle. There are two oil tanks, useful log store and gate leading through to a more formal garden which is part walled with well stocked borders, central pond, brick sun terrace, chicken run and further gate leading into the studio courtyard. From the second garden there is access to the paddock, which extends to approximately one-third of an acre and has two loose boxes and an open-fronted field shelter/barn. From here there is direct access into the adjoining 4.5 acre field which has direct road access onto two separate roads and benefits from water.


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


From the A38 follow the road down into the village of Burlescombe, passing the church on your left hand side whereupon the entrance gates to Town House will be seen shortly along on the right hand side.

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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