The Square, Witheridge, Tiverton
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Built in approximately 1850 this very substantial DETACHED VICTORIAN VICARAGE was used as a vicarage until 1984. Standing adjacent to the impressive church of St. John the Baptist the property enjoys a truly unique private setting with 1.76 acres of gardens, excellent parking, an original detached coach house/stable and far reaching views over the surrounding countryside.
The area offers a complete range of outdoor pursuits. It is within easy driving distance of Exmoor and Dartmoor, and beautiful North Devon coastline and beaches and there are excellent public schools at West Buckland and Blundell's at Tiverton.
This impressive home is not listed yet it retains a wealth of original features including panelled doors, large moulded skirtings, corniced ceilings, mosaic and quarry tiled floors, some original fireplaces, a butler's pantry with an original well, and floor boards which have been restored and enhanced by the present owners. With the benefit of OIL FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING, UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING, and TV points in all rooms.
The accommodation comprises an ENTRANCE PORCH with a mosaic tiled floor and cornice, and very spacious ENTRANCE HALL with an impressive balustraded staircase, cloak hooks, cornice, smoke alarm, broadband boosters, floor boards and a radiator. There is a CLOAKROOM with radiator, close coupled wc, and a pedestal basin and 'Fired Earth' tiled floor. There is an 18ft DRAWING ROOM with an open marble fireplace, bay window with UPVC double glazed French doors to the garden, cornice and ceiling rose, floor boards and 2 radiators. Adjacent to this room is the Sitting room with a marble and tiled fireplace, UPVC double glazed French doors to the garden, cornice and ceiling rose, floor boards and 2 radiators. On the other side of the hall, there is a DINING ROOM with a beautiful ornate Victorian cast iron fireplace, floor boards, cornice, and radiator. Adjacent to this room, there is a NEW FITTED KITCHEN with a built-in 'Belfast' sink, a good range of drawer and cupboard base units, hard wood work surfaces with matching up stands, built-in fridge with a decor panel, large original dresser, cornice and a quarry tiled floor. From this room there is a door to a PREPERATION KITCHEN with a stainless steel sink, a good range of shaker style drawer and cupboard base and wall units, an integral dish washer, double oven, space for a larder fridge/fridge freezer, ceramic hob, a radiator and quarry tiled floor.
At the rear of the house and accessed off the rear hall, there is a STUDY, BUTLERS PANTRY with a concealed well, BOILER ROOM with a 'Firebird' oil fired central heating boiler and a UTILITY ROOM with stainless steel sink, shaker style base and wall cupboards plumbing for a washing machine, built-in fridge with decor panel, built under stainless steel oven and a UPVC stable door to the rear garden. Also off the rear hall there is a second staircase to the first floor and stairs down to the CELLAR/STORE which is divided into 2 rooms with electric light and power, window and door to the outside. At the far end of the rear hall there is a REAR PORCH with a UPVC double glazed door to the garden, a door to a WOOD STORE with a cobbled floor and a radiator, and door to a SHOWER ROOM with a large shower base, tiled walls and an electric shower.
On the FIRST FLOOR there is a very spacious LANDING with smoke alarms, broadband boosters and 2 radiators. BEDROOM 1 has floor boards, timber and cast iron fireplace, picture rail and radiator. BEDROOM 2 is a spacious 18ft room with radiator, floor boards, picture rail and door to the BATHROOM which has a large glass cubicle with a thermostatic shower, a close coupled wc with a concealed cistern, a built-in basin with cupboards under, tiled floor, an extractor fan, large towel rail/radiator and an airing cupboard. BEDROOM 3 has a timber and cast iron fireplace, floor boards, picture rail, radiator and built-in cupboard. BEDROOM 4 has a timber and cast iron fireplace, boarded floor, 2 original built-in cupboards and radiator. BEDROOM 5 has a timber and cast iron fireplace, floor boards, picture rail and radiator. There is a SECOND BATHROOM with a large glass shower cubicle having a thermostatic shower, a large contemporary basin with cupboards under, close coupled wc with concealed cistern, built-in cupboards, large towel rail/radiator, and tiled floor. There is a SEPERATE WC with wc, pedestal basin, radiator and tiled floor. BEDROOM 6 has a floor boards and radiator.
A shared tarmac drive leads from the Square, passed the new vicarage into the private part walled grounds of Hope House which has a circular pond feature and ample parking. To the right of the house there is the ORIGINAL COACH HOUSE/STABLE BLOCK which has potential for an annexe/holiday let subject to usual planning consent. There are double doors to the Coach House 16'4" x 15'7" with a cobbled floor, electric light, and a 2 storey STABLE 21'4" x 16'9" with large stable, 2 stalls, electric light and a ladder to the HAY LOFT over.
The private gardens are level and briefly comprise to the EAST, a part walled garden with a lawn, various trees and shrubs, and there is estate fencing and a gate to a large paved gravelled patio with easily maintained flower beds and far reaching views. To the WEST there are formal lawned gardens with specimen trees, large flower and shrub beds, estate railings and a gate and there is a private footpath to the church. To the NORTH there is an extensive level lawn part of which is railed off for a dog run and beyond the lawn there are a variety of trees, and an old orchard which are adjacent to open fields.
Set amidst beautiful rolling countryside Witheridge is a thriving village and it has a Saxon Square with a fine Parish church and it offers excellent amenities including a Village Hall, Primary School, Health Centre, Veterinary Practice, a Public House, and a Post Office/Store and Newsagent. There is also a regular bus service that runs to Exeter and Barnstaple. The village is approximately 11 miles equidistant from the thriving market towns of South Molton and Tiverton which both provide excellent amenities including schools, banking and shopping, and approximately 6 miles from Tiverton there is junction 27 of the M5 and also nearby is Tiverton Parkway Station which provides direct access to the national rail network.
Entrance Porch 11' x 8' (3.35m x 2.44m).
Drawing Room 15' x 15' (4.57m x 4.57m).
Living Room 18' x 15' (5.49m x 4.57m).
Dining Room 18' x 16' (5.49m x 4.88m).
Kitchen/Breakfast room 18' x 14'10" (5.49m x 4.52m).
Preperation Kitchen 18' x 9'3" (5.49m x 2.82m).
Study 10' x 8' (3.05m x 2.44m).
Pantry 10' x 6' (3.05m x 1.83m).
Boiler Room 9'7" x 8'3" (2.92m x 2.51m).
Utility Room 9'7" x 9'3" (2.92m x 2.82m).
Store 10' x 9'7" (3.05m x 2.92m).
Bedroom 1 15'3" x 15' (4.65m x 4.57m).
Bedroom 2 18'5" x 15' (5.61m x 4.57m).
Bathroom 13'6" x 8' (4.11m x 2.44m).
Bedroom 3 16' x 13'6" (4.88m x 4.11m).
Bedroom 4 15' x 14'7" (4.57m x 4.45m).
Bedroom 5 14'10" x 10' (4.52m x 3.05m).
Bathroom 11' x 7'7" (3.35m x 2.31m).
Bedroom 6 10'7" x 8'9" (3.23m x 2.67m).
From our office leave The Square via East Street and after passing the pedestrian crossing take the first right turn into New Road (B3132) signed Witheridge. Follow this road and on entering the village stay on the main through road and as you enter The Square the driveway to Hope House will be found on the left immediately after the bus stop.
- 6 Bedrooms
- 2 New bathrooms
- 3 large reception rooms
- Newly fitted kitchen
- Preparation kitchen & utility
- Excellent decorative order
- Suitable for 2 family occupation
- Possible commercial use
- Rewired & double glazed
- New guttering & downpipes