A grand Victorian family house set in 36.5 acres with stunning views
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Wonham House is an unlisted grand and substantial family house set in its own parkland. The views from the main reception rooms on the south side of the house are magnificent over the land and surrounding countryside. All of the accommodation is spacious and flexible and there are many beautiful original features including a carved wooden staircase, archways, parquet flooring, ceiling heights and large bay windows, taking full advantage of the views.
The ground floor accommodation comprises an entrance porch and large entrance hall, a dining room with a parquet floor and an impressive bay window, a drawing room and a more informal sitting room, a kitchen/ breakfast room with an Aga, wooden units and black granite surfaces and access to the courtyard, an office, utility room, providing access to the garages and a cloakroom.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with a dressing room and ensuite bathroom, three further bedrooms, two family bathrooms and a self-contained one bedroom flat. The flat has a study, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom with separate access via stairs to the garage. On the second floor are two further bedrooms, a family bathroom, store room and a large loft store.
This property has 36.5 acres of land.
Wonham House is approached over a long sweeping drive through the parkland, passing the beautiful front of the house, and up to a gravelled courtyard with parking for several cars and access to the double garage. On the south side of the house is a gravelled sun terrace and a large area of lawn from which the views over the surrounding parkland and woodland can be enjoyed. To the west of the house is a swimming pool, greenhouse and fruit cages. There are wooded areas on three sides of the house.
The Old Stables The Old Stables offer an additional 4,620 sq ft and are attached to the double garage. Currently used as offices, the buildings can be accessed from the main house and externally. The buildings consist of an old scullery, former wine stores, rod store and orangery with double doors out onto the terrace. The space offers a great deal of opportunity for development, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
The land Wonham House is surrounded by 36.5 acres of undulating parkland and areas of woodland, attracting a lot of wildlife. The majority of the land is found to the front of the house, giving a lot of privacy and seclusion. The land runs along the valley and stops just short of the River Exe.
Wonham House is located in an elevated position in the Exe Valley, an unspoilt area of countryside with a huge variety of wildlife and great natural beauty, just south of Exmoor National Park. Everyday facilities are found in the market town of Bampton, approximately 2 ½ miles away, which has a range of local shops, public houses, restaurants, doctors surgery and primary school.
Tiverton, 8 miles away, has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a Marks & Spencer, a hospital, leisure centre and 18-hole golf course. There are schools for all ages including the well-respected Blundells School and Preparatory School. Tiverton Parkway station provides regular services to London Paddington in a little over 2 hours.
Exeter, approximately 21 miles away is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants including John Lewis. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Totnes and Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
From Junction 27 of the M5, take the exit onto the A361 towards Tiverton. After approximately 6 miles take the third exit at the roundabout onto the A396 towards Bampton. Continue for 5 miles and at the Exeter Inn roundabout take the first exit, staying on the A396. Continue straight on at the next junction and after half a mile the entrance to Wonham House is found on the right hand side.Read all
- Victorian family house
- 6 bedrooms
- 4 receptions
- One bed self contained flat
- The Old Stables office space
- 36.5 acres
- 9313 sq. ft.
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