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Blackborough House has was built in 1838 for George Francis Wyndham, 4th Earl of Egremont. Originally designed as an Italianate palace and feted for its extravagance, the property extends to over 15,500 sq. ft. and now requires complete renovation to resume its role as one of Devon’s finest architectural gems.

The house is Grade II Listed, constructed from stuccoed brick with stone dressings and features an arched loggia to three sides, two separate staircases, allowing each half of the house to be accessed independently if required, two former service wings and a central courtyard, originally covered in a glass dome.

The property is believed to have had a total of 60 rooms arranged over four storeys. Planning permission has previously been sought to convert the property into a 64 bedroom hotel and spa with four linked pavilions and seven detached villas in the grounds.

Viewings by appointment only.

Please note, access to the property is via a Right of Way. There are footpaths across part of the land. Further information is available from the vendor’s agent.

Prospective purchasers are advised that they must make their own enquiries of Mid Devon District Council.

This property has 10.4 acres of land.

Outside

The property is approached over a tree lined driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the link attached garaging. The house is surrounded by overgrown formal gardens and offers approximately 10.4 acres of pasture.

Situation

Lying in an idyllic yet easily-accessible location within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the small hamlet of Blackborough is situated near to the picturesque village of Kentisbeare which offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including local independent shopping, a Post Office, a church, village hall, public house with restaurant and a popular primary school. Nearby Uffculme also offers a good range of facilities including shops, public houses, a garage and church. A wider range of shopping and service amenities is available in the nearby market town of Cullompton while more extensive independent and High Street shopping and facilities can be found in Honiton and Tiverton. Slightly further afield, the cathedral city of Exeter is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities including theatres, the RAMM museum, an arts centre and a wealth of good restaurants and shopping such as John Lewis.

Communication links are excellent: the nearby M5 provides a fast link to Exeter and the national motorway network, Tiverton Parkway station offers regular trains to central London in less than two hours and Exeter International Airport offers a range of domestic and international flights.

The area offers a good range of state schooling including Kentisbeare C of E Primary School and Uffculme School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) together with a selection of noted independent schools including Blundell’s, Wellington, Queen’s College, St. John’s, Exeter and The Maynard.

Directions

From junction 28 of the M5 take the A373, Honiton Road. After two miles turn left signposted to Kentisbeare and follow this road toward the village. Just before entering the village, Blackborough is signposted on your right. This road takes you directly to the village of Blackborough, approximately 2 miles from Kentisbeare. On entering the village turn left towards the church and the driveway to the property can be found at the side of the church.

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Ref: EXE200293

Blackborough Cullompton Devon EX15

Offers In Excess Of
£400,000

Ref: EXE200293

Blackborough Cullompton Devon EX15

Offers In Excess Of
£400,000