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Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon EX37 9LE

Offers In Excess Of £430,000

An imaginatively converted barn offering versatile accommodation, in a delightful, rural situation enjoying far reaching countryside views

Location

The property is situated a few miles from the rural village of Burrington, in glorious rural surroundings, enjoying far reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. The village of Burrington benefits from a range of amenities including a village shop and a parish hall. There are a number of villages and small towns within easy access of the property, which boast further amenities including High Bickington (3 miles away) and Chulmleigh (6 miles away). The small town of Chulmleigh itself boasts an excellent range of amenities including primary and secondary schooling, shops, dentist, doctor's surgery and restaurants. The market town of South Molton offers a further range of amenities including its twice weekly Pannier Market, whilst Great Torrington has a range of schooling, shops and amenities as well as the Plough Arts Centre. The regional centre of Barnstaple is about 13 miles away, and offers all the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues.

Communications

The area can be accessed from Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, and along the A361 North Devon Link Road which leads onto the A39 Atlantic Highway. The nearest (on demand) train station is located at Portsmouth Arms, which connects to Exeter where there are regular mainline rail services to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station is just over an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond.

Mileages

High Bickington - 3 miles
Chulmleigh - 6 miles
Great Torrington - 10 miles
South Molton - 13 miles
Barnstaple - 13 miles

The Property

This is an opportunity to acquire an imaginatively converted barn that offers versatile accommodation, with a wealth of character features including vaulted ceilings with exposed A frames and lintels. The property enjoys far reaching views over the surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor in the distance. With some minor alterations, the property could easily boast four bedroom (two en-suite) accommodation; at present, the barn is currently utilised as a 2 / 3 bedroom property with an additional reception room and / or study. There is allocated parking to the front of the property, as well as a carport and wood store. There is a delightful and private garden to the rear which opens up onto the property's land, which slopes down to a small stream, all enjoying the fabulous views on offer, which amounts to about 1.13 acres.

The agents have no hesitation in recommending a full internal inspection to fully appreciate the versatility of this property, which is set in delightful rural surroundings.

The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises:

Front door to

Entrance Hall Stairs rise to first floor. Tiled floor. Exposed lintels.

Shower Room Comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Tiled floor.

Sitting Room A superb dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed A frames. Door gives access to the rear garden, as well as enjoying countryside views. Wood burning stove on a slate hearth.

Kitchen / Dining Room A family orientated room enjoying a dual aspect, with a wealth of ample natural light. Doorway gives access to the rear garden and enjoys the countryside views on offer. Tiled floor. Partially vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Range of matching wall and base units with Belfast sink set into wood work surfaces. Integrated double oven. Four ring LPG hob. Space for dishwasher and fridge freezer.

Utility / Boot Room Access to the car port. Window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Exposed beams. Butler sink. Space for washing machine, fridge and freezer. Oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and underfloor heating throughout. Range of built in storage cupboards.

From the entrance hall, stairs rise to a first floor mezzanine landing over the sitting room. Exposed beams. Eaves storage.

Bedroom 1 Window to side elevation enjoying countryside views. Vaulted ceiling with exposed A frames. Airing cupboard.

En-Suite Bathroom Window to rear elevation with exposed lintel, enjoying countryside views. Comprising of low level WC, tongue and groove panelled bath and a pedestal wash hand basin.

Accessed from the ground floor, a door gives access to

Bedroom 2 Window to side elevation with exposed lintel and beam.

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising of low level WC, tongue and groove panelled bath and pedestal wash hand basin. Window to rear elevation with exposed lintel and beam. Tiled floor.

Agent's Note: It is thought that with the erection of two walls to create a corridor, independent access to bedrooms 3 and 4 could be achieved.

Bedroom 3 A dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed A frame. This room is currently used as a study.

Bedroom 4 A dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed A frames and lintels. Access is available to the front yard.

Outside

To the front of the property is an allocated parking, as well as a carport and wood store. To the side of the property is access to the rear garden, as well as the property's land. There is an elevated grassed area to the right hand side, and a five bar gate gives access to the paddock which is gently sloping, enjoying far reaching countryside views and leads down to a small stream which meanders across the eastern boundary. The garden to the rear enjoys a private aspect, and enjoys the views on offer; it is mainly laid to lawn with flowerbeds and borders with mature plants and shrubs, as well as a gravelled seating area, timber garden shed and a range of mature trees.

Property Information

Services Mains electricity. Private water (borehole) and drainage (septic tank) shared with Bedport Farmhouse. Oil fired underfloor heating.

Local Authority North Devon District Council - 01271 327711.

Contents, Fixtures and Fittings

Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as carpets, curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments etc are specifically excluded, but may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing

By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff, North Devon 01271 325153.

For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions

From Barnstaple, proceed towards Exeter on the A377; stay on this road until you reach the village of Umberleigh, passing the pub on your right hand side. Continue on the A377 for approx. 3.9 miles until you reach the village of Kingsford, and take the first turning right up Kingford Hill. Proceed up to the very top of the hill, and turn left, signposted towards Burrington and Roborough. After a short distance, take the first left hand turning, signposted towards Burrington. Proceed along this country lane for just under a mile, turning right at Five Oaks Cross, signposted towards Pavington. Continue for a further 0.3 of a mile, turning left, signposted towards Bedport. Proceed down the driveway to the property, and at the bottom, turn left into the courtyard, through a five bar gate, where the property will be found on the right hand side.

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