East Worlington, Crediton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly converted former chapel in a rural setting with panoramic views to Dartmoor. Spacious accommodation, open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room, balcony, four double bedrooms, 2 en-suites, family bathroom, cloakroom and utility. Enclosed gardens with parking. EPC Band G.


North Lake is situated in the heart of the unspoiled, rolling countryside of mid Devon, near to the small village of East Worlington in the Little Dart Valley and between the small town of Chulmleigh and the village of Witheridge, both of which possess a good selection of local amenities including shops, pubs, churches and schools. The Masons Arms a Michenlin star restaurant is 10 miles away and The Lamb at Sandford 9.7 miles. Within easy reach to both the north and south are the National Parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor respectively providing excellent opportunities for walking, riding and fishing. Also within easy access to the north is the spectacular North Devon coast with its sandy surf beaches such as Croyde, Woollacombe and Saunton. Tiverton Parkway station is 22 miles away giving access to mainline trains to London Paddington. Lapford station is 4.2 miles away, which lies on the Tarka line from Barnstaple to Exeter,


North Lake Chapel is an imaginatively converted former Methodist chapel, originating from around 1860, and has considerable character and style. The extremely spacious accommodation includes a large, open plan first floor main living area with kitchen and a balcony that takes full advantage of the views from the property. There is an appealing feel to the property that is further enhanced by the wonderful galleried entrance hall as you enter the property.


Doors lead into the galleried ENTRANCE HALL with solid oak floor and under stairs cupboard. Doors lead off to the CLOAKROOM with low level WC and hand basin and to the UTILITY. The STUDY and inner hall leads to the MASTER BEDROOM, a spacious room with vaulted ceiling and French doors opening to the courtyard. There is a separate dressing area and an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with both bath and a shower cubicle with power shower, low level WC and hand basin.

From the galleried hall a door leads into a lower hall with storage cupboard and doors off to the THREE FURTHER BEDROOMS, with one having an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with corner shower cubicle, low level WC, bidet, and hand basin. From all three of these bedrooms French doors lead out to a covered decking area. There is also a family bathroom fitted with a modern suite.

From the entrance hall a turning staircase rises to the GALLERIED LANDING having a fabulous view through the full height hall window across the mid Devon countryside to Exmoor. The gallery contains a SITTING/STUDY area with arched windows and glazed double doors then lead into the open plan SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA, which is a spectacular full height room with exposed boarded roof and timbers and 3 sets of French doors opening to a wide balcony with large balustrade and stunning views. There is a dining area with oak floor, kitchen area with base and wall cupboards with birch work tops, fan oven, four ring induction hob, double butler sink and dishwasher.


From the road wrought iron double gates between brick pillars open to the wide gravel driveway leading past the chapel to the gravel courtyard area to the rear, enclosed by a hedgebank and high stone wall. To the front of the Chapel is a lawned garden area, enclosed by stone walling, topped with wrought iron railings and along the west side of the house French doors from the bedrooms open to timber decking, enclosed by stone walling and covered by the balcony above.


Planning permission was obtained from North Devon District Council (Application No. 49600, decision date 9th April 2010) for conversion of the former chapel to form one unit of holiday accommodation. Currently being run as a successful holiday let. Fixtures and fittings are available by separate negotiation.

A condition of the original planning permission states: 'The development hereby permitted shall not be used otherwise than for the provision of short let holiday accommodation. The property shall not be occupied as a permanent dwelling and shall not be occupied by any one person for a period exceeding 28 days in any calendar year.'


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


Approaching from the east, from the southern outskirts of Witheridge take the B3042 signposted towards Thelbridge and Chawleigh. Stay on this road, passing The Thelbridge Cross Inn on your right and continue for a further two miles and the property will be found on the right.

From Chawleigh from the west continue on the B3042 towards Witheridge. Continue on this road for about 3 miles and the property will be found on the left.


Mains water and electricity, private drainage (Bio-max treatment plant), Electric heating, A full speaker system throughout and ipod docking.

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