Kings Nympton, Umberleigh, Devon

Price £480,000

3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Kings Nympton, Umberleigh, Devon


Enjoying beautiful rural views and set in the heart of this award winning village, a very traditional detached period cottage with excellent parking, a garage, 3 STABLES, a WORKSHOP, store, gardens and a level 2 ACRE paddock. EPC rating exempt

This very pretty Grade II listed DETACHED COTTAGE is only a very short walk from the heart of this very popular village, yet it enjoys far reaching southerly rural views and it stands on a large site with generous parking, a large garage, 3 stables, a useful 2 section workshop/store, gardens and an interconnecting range of level fenced paddocks which extend to approximately 2 acres.

With a range of period features, the cottage has been well maintained by the present owner and the works carried out include RE-THATCHING in 2012, new hand built ASH KITCHEN UNITS in 2008, a new PERIOD BATHROOM in 2009, a new 'RANGEMASTER RANGE and ESSE solid fuel range in 2011, and a majority of the windows have been replaced.

With the benefits of oil fired RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING and ledged and braced cottage style doors, the accommodation is light and in good decorative order. On the GROUND FLOOR there is an ENTRANCE PORCH with a glazed hardwood door, a radiator, wall light and tiled floor. There is a SITTING ROOM with a window seat, a large inglenook fireplace housing a 'Woodwarm' stove, a fitted tv unit with shelves and cupboards below, wall lights, a radiator and a large built-in cupboard.
There is a KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with a mosaic tiled floor, a built-in 'Belfast' sink, a range of hand built ash base cupboards and a part glazed dresser, plumbing for a dishwasher, a built-in 'RANGEMASTER' oven, a large inglenook fireplace with a bread oven and an 'ESSE' solid fuel range, a radiator, exposed beams and an uplighter. Off the kitchen there is a useful UTILITY with a 'Grant' oil fired boiler, plumbing for a washing machine, base and wall cupboards and a part glazed stable door to the garden.

Also off the kitchen there is an INNER HALL with a radiator, a staircase to the first floor, a door to a useful STUDY with a radiator and built-in cupboard and a door to a SHOWER ROOM with a pedestal basin, a modern period style high flush wc, a shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower, a radiator and an electric shaver point.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a LANDING with exposed beams, a radiator, a smoke alarm, a hatch to the roof and an airing cupboard. There are 3 BEDROOMS, all the bedrooms have radiators, bedroom 1 and 2 have excellent views and bedroom 1 has two built-in wardrobe units, BEDROOM 3 has a built-in cupboard. There is a very attractive BATHROOM with a roll top bath, a pedestal basin, a close coupled wc, a radiator and an electric shaver point.

There are two separate 5 bar gates which provide access. There is a very large gravel drive, parking and turning areas. There is an original brick WORKSHOP/STORE which is divided into a WORKSHOP 9'3" x 7'2" with built-in benches, electric light and power, a TACK ROOM 8'7" x 4'6" with a panel heater and a STORE 11'8" x 7'9" with a part cobble floor. There is a modern block built building which provides a GARAGE 19'5" x 9'6" with an up and over door and electric light and power, a STABLE/STORE 19'5" x 9'9" with a metal entrance gate and internal divide. To the rear of this building there are 2 TIMBER STABLES both 12'7" x 11'6" with lighting, a covered store area and a part concrete turn out area. To the front of the cottage there is a south facing garden with lawns, flower beds, various shrubs and a TIMBER SUMMERHOUSE. To the side of the cottage there is a lawned area, a timber shed, an oil storage tank, an outside light, a cold water tap and a pedestrian gate to the rear lane. The remaining land is divided into a holding area, a main paddock and 2 smaller paddocks to the side of the cottage. The paddocks are fenced and level, and there is a water supply to the stables and paddock.

Kings Nympton is a very popular, traditional village which was given a 'best kept village' award by the CPRE. With good community spirit, the village has a primary school, public house, church and large village hall. It is approximately 4.5 miles equidistant from the small rural town of Chulmleigh which has a range of shops, 9 hole golf course, health centre, primary and secondary schools, and the thriving town of South Molton which has a full range of amenities and access to the North Devon link road (A361) which provides a quick route to Tiverton (18 miles), and the M5 and National rail links. Set amidst unspoilt countryside the area offers a wealth of pursuits including walking, riding, cycling, fishing on the River Mole and River Taw, and golf at Libbaton and nearby High Bullen Country Hotel & Leisure complex. There is also a station on the Barnstaple to Exeter 'Tarka' line just over 2 miles away.

Services & referral Fees
Webbers Property Services Ltd (WPSLtd) refer buyers and vendor clients to Together Financial Solutions, please be aware that should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive an average referral fee of £265 from them on legal completion. (WPSLtd) may also provide a conveyancing quotation via Law Firm Services (LFS) in conjunction with a local law firm, should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive a referral fee of £150 on legal completion. This fee is taken for recommending their services and to cover the on-line transaction management service provided by (LFS).

Kitchen/Breakfast room 15' x 14'10" (4.57m x 4.52m).

Sitting Room 15'8" x 15'5" (4.78m x 4.7m).

Study 12'8" x 6'9" (3.86m x 2.06m).

Utility Room 9' x 5'3" (2.74m x 1.6m).

Bedroom 1 15'2" x 10'9" (4.62m x 3.28m).

Bedroom 2 15' x 9'2" (4.57m x 2.8m).

Bedroom 3 12'5" x 7'5" (3.78m x 2.26m).

From our office, leave the Square via South Street and take the fifth turning on the left sign posted George Nympton and Kings Nympton. Proceed to the village of George Nympton and continue on the road for approximately two miles before taking the first turning right sign posted Kings Nympton at Beara crossroads. On entering the village, turn right at the first T junction. Follow this road and when the Grove Inn is on your right, turn very sharply left and there is a small lane which leads to East Wells.

Property Features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Refitted period bathroom
  • Study
  • Living room with inglenook fireplace
  • Kitchen with hand built ash units
  • Utility room
  • Ground floor shower room
  • 2 acres



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