Kings Nympton, Umberleigh


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly presented house in a peaceful setting with no neighbours. Hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, larder, shower room, 4 double bedrooms (1 en-suite) and bathroom. Useful garage and workshop, attractive grounds and woodland with river frontage. About 4.38 acres. EPC Band D.


Colleylake is set at the end of a long private drive on its own in a peaceful valley. The popular village of Kings Nympton is only a mile or so from the property and offers a good range of village amenities including a popular public house, The Grove Inn, parish church and primary school. The closest town is Chulmleigh which lies about four miles to the south and offers a further range of amenities including a variety of shops, public houses, medical centre and schooling to secondary level at Chulmleigh Academy. The busy market town of South Molton is about four miles to the north and has a more comprehensive range of facilities and amenities including regular pannier and stock markets, together with schooling to secondary level. The A361 (North Devon Link Road) bypasses the town and provides a good link to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the north west and Tiverton to the south west, with the M5 (J27) and Tiverton Parkway railway station a further 7 miles.


Colleylake is a fine detached house, mainly of stone elevations under a slate roof. The original stone building dates from 1869 with more recent extensions and is presented in excellent decorative order throughout.


A part glazed front door leads into the HALL with staircase to first floor and under-stairs cupboard. Double doors lead into the LIVING ROOM with a fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove and glazed double doors lead to the outside. On the other side of the hall is a DINING ROOM. Off the hall to the rear is a KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM which is fitted with a range of shaker-style units with timber effect worktop over. Inset 1 bowl ceramic sink, integrated dish washer and fridge, built-in oven with hob and hood over. Matching range of wall-mounted cupboards. Off the kitchen is a UTILITY with stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine with worktop over and cupboards above. Along one wall is a range of floor to ceiling cupboards incorporating a boiler cupboard. Door to outside. To the other side of the kitchen is a SIDE HALL with coat hanging space and door to the outside and further door to LARDER with fitted shelving and space for upright fridge freezer. SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC and wash basin with cupboards below. Shelved storage cupboard.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a large GALLERIED LANDING leading to FOUR BEDROOMS and BATHROOM. BEDROOM 1 is a large double room and has an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large shower cubicle, WC, bidet, heated towel rail and wash basin. The remaining three bedrooms are also all double rooms and the bathroom is fully tiled and fitted with a panelled bath, vanity wash basin, heating towel rail and WC.


The property is approached over a long private lane that leads into the valley and to a gravelled parking and turning area adjacent to the house. A gently sloping lawn leads down the small river. To the side is a level area of lawn and a path leads around to the rear of the house where there is also a LOG STORE. Set above the rear of the house and accessed by steps is a raised area of garden, mainly laid to lawn.

Alongside the river is a highly attractive river meadow bordered by and including a number of mature trees whilst on the other side of the river is an attractive area of mature woodland.

Set a very short distance from the house is a useful GARAGE (22'8 x 14'2 max) with adjoining WORKSHOP (17'8 x 9'4 ), both with power and light connected. LOG STORE to the rear.

In total the property extends to about 4.38 ACRES.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired under floor heating to the main ground floor rooms, radiators to the remainder.

Please Note

Please note that a public footpath crosses the property.


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


From the Square in South Molton take the B3226 south towards Exeter (South Street) and shortly before leaving the town, take the left turn signed towards George Nympton. Continue through George Nympton and continue on this country lane, pass Collacott riding stables on your right and the unmarked entrance to the property will be found at the top of the next hill on the right.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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