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  • Bedrooms: 3
A unique opportunity to complete the conversion of a former engine house. Ample scope for internal completion to suit the buyer's needs to a 3 bedroom residential property with superb access to public transport links. Services connected. EPC tbc


As the name suggests The Engine House is set adjacent to the historical Eggesford station on the picturesque Tarka Line that runs between Exeter and Barnstaple. Local amenities are available in the small town of Chulmleigh, which offers a good range of services including a variety of shops, places of worship, post office, health centre, primary and secondary schools, local pubs and other amenities including an 18 hole short golf course. The Fox and Hounds Country Hotel is a short walk from the property.

The Cathedral City of Exeter is some 22 miles distant to the south east and offers all the facilities and amenities you expect from a Cathedral City with access to the M5 motorway and Exeter airport.

Eggesford Station itself is only a few yards from the property and provides a superb, hourly service between Barnstaple and Exeter, which then links into the national rail network at Exeter St. Davids.

The Taw Valley, particularly around the Eggesford area, is renowned for its attractive unspoilt countryside and public open spaces including Eggesford Forest, Flashdown Woods and Heywood, all of which are within walking distance.

The property is set in a residential close that is being created in the south-eastern corner of the former station yard. The remainder of the commercial yard is due to have it's own independent access at the opposite end of the site.


The property was the former engine house when part of the railway station yard and was for some years as a commercial unit. Detailed planning permission was granted on 9th November 2018 for CHANGE OF USE OF BUILDING FROM OFFICE USE TO A DWELLING (Ref: 18/01161/FULL). The building has been largely converted and is being offer for sale for final internal finishing to suit the buyer's requirements. Notable features include multi-leaf bi-fold hardwood doors allowing wheelchair access, hardwood windows and velux windows and pantiled roof.

The building offers the scope for the buyer to create accommodation to suit their own needs but a suggested layout could provide two large en-suite bedrooms on the first floor, with an open plan living area, spacious utility room/wc, open-plan kitchen and dining area as well as a third bedroom on the ground floor. The property is considered suitable for disabled access with the potential to install a lift if necessary.


There is a tandem parking area for two (small) cars to the right hand side of the dwelling and a small area of enclosed outside space to the other end. A brick paved terrace runs alongside the property.


Mains electricity, shared private drainage and water supply.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.


The Engine House is clearly situated adjacent to the train station at Eggesford on the A377 that runs between Barnstaple and Exeter.

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