A detached equestrian property with an integral annexe, wonderful views and approximately 25 acres.
The Old Parlour is a spacious property with an integral annexe, together providing approximately 3,114 sq. ft. of accommodation. The property is well presented and benefits from exceptional views of the surrounding mid Devon countryside.
The main living space is formed by a large open plan sitting/dining room with an archway that leads to the kitchen/breakfast room. There is a wood burner within an inglenook fireplace, French doors opening out to the gardens and wonderful views. The kitchen is fitted with a range of contemporary units with granite worktops, a central island, integrated dishwasher, electric Rangemaster and extractor fan. A picture window perfectly frames the view of the beautiful surrounding landscape.
To the rear of the house is a very large utility room, which is currently used as a caterers kitchen, also featuring sleek modern units, a large kitchen island and a gas range cooker. This room provides potential to be reconverted to an additional reception room, if required, and also has excellent views. There are four well proportioned bedrooms, a family bathroom, shower room and cloakroom.
The integral annexe provides ancillary accommodation for additional family members or could provide potential for an income via letting on Airbnb for example. There is a large farmhouse-style kitchen/breakfast room with a four-oven Nobel. Double doors lead into a garden room with its own exterior entrance, and there is also a triple aspect sitting room with a wood burner. The integral annexe has a double bedroom with an en suite shower room, plus a separate cloakroom. Outstanding views can be appreciated from much of the annexe.
This property has 25.03 acres of land.
The Old Parlour has ample parking to the front of the property, as well as a double garage. To the side of the house is a pleasant lawned garden with a raised, paved terrace which provides the perfect space for al fresco dining, entertaining and appreciating the beautiful surroundings. There is a vegetable garden with raised beds and a number of stone flowerbeds contain a range of colourful shrubs and planting.
The remaining land comprises fields of gently sloping pasture, interspersed with small patches of woodland. There are seven stables, two large agricultural barns and a well-maintained arena; all providing excellent facilities for equestrian use. In total, the land measures approximately 25 acres.
Bickleigh is a popular Exe Valley village which offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village school, community centre, a highly-regarded public house and Bickleigh Mill. The nearby town of Tiverton lies to the north and offers a wider range of facilities including supermarkets, traditional High Street shops, banks, a leisure centre, golf course and secondary state education.
Historic Exeter, approximately 11 miles to the south, is the regional capital of the South West and has great business facilities together with open air markets, restaurants, cafés and wine bars. The city is well served with a good range of leisure and cultural amenities, including theatres, museums, galleries and cinemas and substantial shopping facilities.
The area offers access to a good selection of state schooling including Bickleigh on Exe Church of England Primary School and Tiverton High School. Renowned independent schools include Blundells, Wellington, Queens College, Taunton and Kings College. The Old Parlour falls within the 10 mile reduced-fee catchment area of Blundells.
Communication links in the area are good, with the M5 motorway at Tiverton providing a connection to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall, and Bristol and London to the north and east respectively. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids, taking under two hours from Tiverton. Exeter International Airport, approximately 12 miles away, provides an of domestic and international flights, including daily flights to London City Airport.
From Exeter, follow the A396 north, into the village of Bickleigh. Cross the bridge, follow the road as it bends to the right, and then take the next left turning next to the national speed limit sign. Proceed up the hill, turning left at the fork, and The Old Parlour can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Extensive views
- Arena and stabling
- Integral annexe
- Approximately 25 acres
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