A Grade II Listed rectory with elegant period features and approximately 0.8 acres.
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The property offers well-proportioned rooms, combining the amenities of modern living with a wealth of retained character features, including high ceilings with decorative cornicing, picture rails, window shutters and original joinery. The property has been completely refurbished by the current owners.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a wide entrance hall into a large, welcoming reception hall featuring a cantilever staircase with a stained-glass cupola. There is a spacious dual aspect drawing room with an ornate fireplace and two sets of French doors to the gardens. The large front aspect dining room also features French doors to the front. The sitting room has a fireplace with an ornate wood surround and wood-burning stove, fitted bookcases and cupboards to either side, and French doors leading to the south-facing gardens. Also leading off the reception hall there is a study with fitted desks, cupboards, drawers and shelving, a second office, and a downstairs cloakroom. The ground floor accommodation is completed by an interconnecting suite of rooms comprising a kitchen/breakfast room, a second rear kitchen and a large, fitted utility room. The kitchen/breakfast room provides a range of traditional-style units with granite worktops, a gas-fired AGA and integrated appliances. The rear kitchen has a further range of fitted units with modern integrated appliances and a larder cupboard. There is also a boot room with access to the rear garden, garages and log shed. A glazed canopy from the kitchen leads to the conservatory.
On the first floor, a galleried landing gives access to a master bedroom suite with extensive fitted storage and views through the trees to the Blackdown Hills. The master bedroom has a large en-suite bathroom with a freestanding bath and a separate shower cubicle, plus a large dressing room with extensive fitted wardrobes. This could provide a sixth bedroom. The remaining first floor accommodation offers a guest bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. There are three further well-proportioned bedrooms and a large family bathroom. Retractable stairs lead to a large partially-floored attic with water tanks and storage area.
This property has 0.8 acres of land.
Church House, dating from 1841, stands within beautiful mature gardens extending to approximately 0.8 acres and is approached through stone pillars over a block-paved entrance driveway and a forecourt providing space to park multiple vehicles. This leads to a single integral garage and to a second detached large garage with an adjoining conservatory with French doors opening to a paved terrace. The house supports a climbing, flowering wisteria and is surrounded by extensive well-maintained gardens. The lawned garden is bordered by well-stocked shrub and plant beds with mature trees including a weeping ash, high clipped laurel and beech and cypress hedging, affording complete privacy and providing a lovely setting for the property.
A paved terrace around the house is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining and leads to a two-tiered lawn. Views of the distant Blackdown Hills can be enjoyed from many aspects of the house and gardens.
Church House lies near to the church at the heart of the village of Sampford Peverell among some of Mid-Devons most picturesque countryside. The village has a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village store with Post Office, farm shop, two public houses, village hall, GP surgery and a popular primary school. Sampford Peverell also offers a sports field, tennis courts, and scenic walks and cycling routes along the banks of the Grand Western Canal which runs through the centre of the village. The nearby town of Tiverton offers a wider range of day-to-day amenities including supermarkets, traditional High Street shops, a leisure centre, golf course and secondary state education.
As the regional capital of the South West, historic Exeter 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.
Communications links are excellent: Exmoor National Park is within easy driving distance to the north and the A361 North Devon link road gives easy access to the spectacular sandy surf beaches of North Devon.
The nearby M5 provides easy access to the university and cathedral city of Exeter to the south, to Taunton, the county town of Somerset, to the north west and to the national motorway network.
Tiverton Parkway station, on the edge of the village, provides frequent mainline rail connections to Exeter, to London in two hours, and across the country. Nearby Exeter International Airport provides an ever-increasing number of domestic and international flights including daily flights to London City.
The area offers access to a good selection of state schooling including Sampford Peverell C of E Primary School in the village, Uffculme School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and Tiverton High School. There are also several renowned independent schools including Blundells, Wellington, Queens College, Taunton and Kings College. The property is located within the 10 mile reduced-fee catchment area for Blundells.
From M5 Junction 27, take A361 towards Tiverton. In 0.7 miles take exit towards Sampford Peverell and take 1st left at mini-roundabout. Drive through Lower Town Pass the Globe and Merrimeade pubs (right and left). After the canal bridge take first right into Higher Town. The entrance to Church House is first left, opposite the Church gates.Read all
- Elegant period features
- Approximately 4,037 sq. ft.
- Large gardens of approximately 0.8 acres
- Popular village location
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