Fore Street, Cullompton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A wonderful period property full of character situated in the centre of town, C17 Merchant's House, 4-6 Bedrooms, 2 Reception rooms, large kitchen, master suite, annexe potential, secluded garden, outbuilding and parking.


The Merchant's House is an historic and beautiful Grade II* listed, 4-6 bed home which has been fully restored over last 20 years including hand-made oak doors and windows. It is half timber framed, jettied with leaded windows, decorative frontage and original features such as wide old oak floorboards. It is a versatile building that could, with PP, be put to a number of uses. Previously the building has been solicitors offices, a bookshop/café and a forge. It has a cobbled courtyard with off- road parking, gas central heating throughout and a secluded, pretty walled garden. Supermarket and town playing fields with stream walk are only 3 mins away.


Solid oak doors lead from the street giving vehicular access to the enclosed courtyard. Utility room has window, old pine floorboards, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, storage cupboards. WC with sink, window, large cupboard, slate floor. Entrance Hall Room with window, feature fireplace, exposed beam. Sitting Room has 3 windows and a part-glazed door, window seats, fireplace with a gas fire, exposed beams, storage cupboard, antique french wall lights, pine floorboards, 2nd staircase up to 1st floor, oak shelving, computer desk. Dining room, currently used as a gym/ office space with 3 dual aspect windows and a stable door, wide oak floorboards, oak shelving, loft hatch. Pantry with a window, sink and oak draining board, oak shelving and floorboards, storage cupboard. Shower room with WC, large shower, slate walls, oak flooring, downlights, heated towel rail. The kitchen/breakfast room is light and large with high ceilings and exposed beams. It has 3 sets of double doors out onto both the courtyard and garden, Rayburn, double ceramic sink, oak worktops, storage cupboards, open oak shelves and a small woodburner.

Above the Sitting Room are 2 bedrooms, both with high ceilings, exposed beams and old wide oak floorboards, windows with window seats, recessed storage. Bedroom 3 also has a fireplace and a raised platform bed area with steps up. An Airing Cupboard is off the landing. Bathroom has 2 windows, roll top bath, WC, oak floorboards, sink and oak shelving, heated towel rail. Both the Study and Bedroom 2, which interconnect, have very large jettied leaded light windows overlooking the street, old wide floorboards, antique french wall lights and exposed beams. The Study also has a fireplace: Bedroom 2, a small sink with oak shelves.

Old oak spiral staircase leads up to the 2nd floor currently used as a Master Suite. All 3 rooms have leaded light windows overlooking the street, oak floorboards, high ceiling, exposed beams. Main Bedroom is off the Dressing Room which also has skylight and a small walk-in wardrobe. Bathroom with deep, 7', roll-top bath with claw feet, skylight, double stone sinks on oak unit, high level WC, cupboard.


Courtyard parking area with storage and flower bed. An outbuilding has electric, sink, WC, kitchen unit storage, oak double stable doors, upper storage level with ladder and window. Private walled Garden, with wide brick steps up to slated paved patio area, pretty stone flower beds, greenhouse, vegetable and herb beds, rose hedge, lawn, shed space.


Mains water and drainage. Mains electric and gas.

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