Oldborough, Morchard Bishop, Crediton

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An attractive and characterful Grade II listed property with versatile accommodation either as a single dwelling or with separate accommodation via an annexe. The property benefits from superb equestrian facilities including an all weather manege, 7 box stables and nearly 5 acres of ground. 5 Bedrooms including a 1 bed self contained annexe, 2 reception rooms, family bathroom, master en suite, formal gardens, land approaching 5 acres, 7 box stables, all weather manege. EPC Band: G.

SITUATION

The property is situated in the pretty hamlet of Oldborough, in the heart of the Mid Devon countryside. The village of Morchard Bishop, less than a mile, has a strong community with a general store and cafe, parish church, primary school, pub, garage, sports club, tennis court and doctors surgery. There are regular bus services to both Crediton and Exeter.

The university and cathedral city of Exeter, 15 miles, provides a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities. Exeter has two mainline railway stations on the Paddington and Waterloo lines and an international airport with daily flights to London. There is a railway station at Morchard Road on the Tarka line (Exeter to Barnstaple).

DESCRIPTION

Sidborough is an attractive and characterful Grade II listed property built in 1640. The property provides versatile accommodation either as a single dwelling or with separate accommodation in the annexe.

The property benefits from superb equestrian facilities, including an all weather manege, 7 box stables and grounds.

ACCOMMODATION

The ground floor benefits from spacious accommodation with light rooms, thanks to its south facing aspect. The kitchen features a bespoke oak kitchen with an oil fired Aga, while the reception rooms open out onto the formal garden. The property has retained much of its period charm and throughout the ground floor there is a host of original character features, from exposed beam-work to inglenook fireplaces.

The first floor comprises of 4 double bedrooms with a pretty outlook over the property's land and towards the yard. The master bedroom enjoys dual aspect, built in storage and an en suite bathroom, as well as a family bathroom servicing the other bedrooms.

The annexe is situated across the lower ground and ground floors, with a separate and adjoining entrance to the main house. On the lower ground floor lies a sitting room with a fireplace, and the kitchen. Stairs lead to the ground floor, where there is a bedroom and a bathroom.

THE GROUNDS

Leading from the property is a formal garden laid to lawn with a variety of trees, shrubs and wild flowers, as well as a large parking area with access to the stables. Adjoining the property is a gardener's loo and boiler room.

There is a block of 7 stable boxes and a tack room with power and lighting, a concrete yard and a turnout paddock. A track leads to the 20x40 all weather fenced manege.

There are 3 grazing paddocks as well as a lower parcel of land, featuring a variety of softwood and hardwood trees and large pond, with separate road access. Overall the property totals 4.91 acres of land.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating, private drainage.

DIRECTIONS

From Crediton, proceed on the A377 towards Barnstaple for 6 and a quarter miles. Upon reaching Morchard Road, turn right towards Morchard Bishop. Continue for 2 miles and at Jane Ways Grave Cross, turn right signposted to Oldborough. Continue for 150 yards and turn right onto Sidborough Hill, where after 150 yards the property can be found on the right.

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