Lurley, Tiverton

£840,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A beautiful and substantial period home, stylishly presented with 3 reception rooms and 6 bedrooms. Set in a very accessible location with attractive grounds including a paddock, orchard and outbuildings. 3.71 acres in total.

SITUATION

The property is located in a rural hamlet 2 miles from the historic market town of Tiverton. Tiverton has a good range of shopping and recreational facilities including a modern district hospital, 18-hole golf course, and sports centre. There are schools for all ages including Blundell's School, which offers discounts to local pupils. Junction 27 of the M5 is 7 miles distant from Tiverton, alongside which lies Tiverton Parkway Station. Exeter and Taunton are both within an easy driving distance.

DESCRIPTION

Lurley House is an impressive Grade II listed property believed to date back to the 17th Century. The property has retained many of its period features while being improved and extended over the years and provides spacious accommodation with good ceiling heights and a contemporary style throughout. It boasts an enviable position within the hamlet, with its land leading down to the Calverleigh Stream.

ACCOMMODATION

On the ground floor is an inviting kitchen/breakfast room which has been superbly finished. The kitchen features a range of fitted units and integrated appliances as well as an oil fired Aga. Across the ground floor are a multitude of reception rooms, with the sitting and dining rooms both featuring wood burning fireplaces. There is also a utility room and a cloakroom.

On the first floor are 6 double bedrooms and a playroom which could easily be adapted to a seventh bedroom. The majority of the rooms enjoy a pleasant outlook over the garden and grounds, with some enjoying decorative feature fireplaces. There is a family bathroom and separate shower room, both of which have been tastefully designed with high quality fittings.

GARDENS & GROUNDS

The property is accessed through electric gates, with the driveway sweeping around the garden to a parking area with garage. In 2017 permission was granted for the erection of a new 3 bay garage including a single car port, in conjunction with other external works which have already been carried out. Details can be found on the Mid Devon Council planning portal (ref: 17/01635/HOUSE).

The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with gravel pathways and a feature circular centrepiece. To the rear of the property is a small courtyard with a passageway leading around to the front. There is also a two storey barn with power and lighting, currently used for storage. The barn is attached to the neighbouring property.

The land sits to the south of the property, where there is a a sizable orchard with an array of fruit trees including cherry, plum and peach. Additionally there is a productive kitchen garden with a variety of vegetable beds and fruit cages. The remaining land is a large productive pasture paddock extending down to the stream, with a small stable block. In total the property sits in 3.71 acres.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the agents please.

DIRECTIONS

From Tiverton, proceed on the Old Rackenford Road towards Calverleigh. Continue through the village, passing the Rose and Crown pub on your right hand side for half a mile where at the top of the hill, turn right signposted to Lurley opposite the turning for the Village Church. Continue for 200 yards and after crossing the river the property is the first on the left hand side.

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19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA

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