The Old Stable is a charming unlisted detached stone-built barn conversion dating from the 13th century. The property is beautifully presented throughout offering attractive accommodation with a wealth of period features as well as a modern extension designed by the award winning local architect New British Design. The property displays exposed timber beams and stone work and original fireplaces, while the extension provides stylish, contemporary living with plenty of natural light.
A welcoming and bright entrance hall leads you through to the impressive light-filled kitchen/breakfast room. The large, modern kitchen features a vaulted ceiling, tiled flooring, full-height windows and French doors that open out onto the rear patio. The kitchen itself has shaker-style units to wall and base level and integrated appliances as well as space for a large breakfast table. Further welcoming reception space can be found in the 22ft sitting room that has a dual aspect withFrench
doors opening onto the outside. The sitting room also features an attractive stone-built fireplace to the corner, which is fitted with a woodburning stove and exposed timber teams. The family room provides further comfortable reception space in which to relax and entertain. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a fully tiled contemporary shower room.
Upstairs there are three well-presented bedrooms including the generous principal bedroom. The first floor is serviced by a modern family bathroom with an over-bath shower. Far reaching countryside views can be enjoyed from all of the bedrooms.
Local Authority: Mid Devon District Council
Services: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage which we are seeking further information on about whether it is compliant with current regulations.
Council Tax: Band B
Guide Price: £685,000
Rights of Way: The property has a right of access over the driveway.
The property is set in the hamlet of Chilton, surrounded by the beautiful Mid Devoncountryside. The village of Cheriton Fitzpaine is just under two miles away, offering a village store and post office, two local pubs and a primary school. The small town of Crediton, just over three miles away, offers further local amenities, including supermarkets, a range of shops, restaurants, cafés and leisure facilities. Golf is available at Downes Crediton Golf Club. The bustling town of Tiverton is 10 miles to the north offers further amenities as well as the renowned independent Blundells School with the property situated within the reduced fee catchment area. For an even greater number of facilities, the Cathedral City of Exeter is just 10 miles away, offering a variety of leisure facilities and amenities, including an arts centre, the RAMM museum and various restaurants, bars and eateries as well as several shopping outlets including a John Lewis, IKEA and Waitrose supermarket. There is a mainline station at Crediton, offering services to Exeter, while Exeter St. David's provides regular services to London Paddington. For road connections, the M5 is 14 miles away.
The property is accessed via a single-track lane that leads to a driveway to the front of the property. To the right hand side of the driveway there is a gravel parking area for several vehicles as well as a detached double garage and studio or workshop space. There is also a 3kw charge point. The house has a walled patio to the side, which is accessed via the French doors from the kitchen and provides ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining. The sizeable garden is located down the lane alongside the garage and studio buildings. The garden includes two areas of well-maintained lawns, with mature trees and shrubs, while there is also a gently sloping meadow, which backs onto open fields beyond. The gardens and field amount to approximately 0.9 acres and enjoy wonderful far reaching coutryside views.