Detached house for sale in Shillingford, Tiverton EX16

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Property features

  • Detached Period House
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Six Bathrooms/En-Suites
  • Previously A Bed & Breakfast
  • Separate Paddock
  • Double Glazed
  • Large Garden
  • Flexible Accommodation

Property description

This character home, previously a public house and most recently a B&B has spacious accommodation with 7 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms, a large garden and a 0.6 acre paddock set in the popular village of Shillingford, surrounded by beautiful countryside and close to Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Coast. Bampton with it's local shops, pubs, surgery, school etc. Is just 2 miles away. Access to Tiverton, Taunton and Exeter is easy for larger shopping expeditions.

Believed to date from the 18th century this sizable property offers extensive and flexible accommodation, a family home, perfect for multi-generational living or to continue as a B&B.

Barleycorn House retains many period features including stone fireplaces, one of which is open to 2 rooms, a traditional tiled floor and exposed beams.
Accessed by a large porch, the cosy sitting room is open plan to the snug and has bi-fold doors to the breakfast room and a further sitting room beyond. The kitchen has a large central island to create a sociable space and leads to a utility room. A ground floor bedroom has an en suite wet room used as an accessible suite and perfect for an older relative. To the first floor the master suite has a large dressing room or further attached bedroom and large full en suite. There are 3 further en suite double bedrooms., a kitchenette, which could be combined with the second floor rooms to create a separate apartment. The second floor has 2 double bedrooms and a Jack & Jill bathroom. There is a large garden to the rear, well stocked with mature trees, shrubs and lawn, a seating area is adjacent to the property. Opposite a 0.6 acre paddock offers a wide range of possibilities as a family play area, a large garden for the keen gardener or to create an income.
The property has oil fired central heating and has solar panels which provide an income.


A large porch with uPVC door and window, tiled flooring. It provides a practical and attractive entrance to the property.

Living Room

20'9 x 15'4
A spacious yet cosy living room with a substantial stone fireplace housing a multi fuel stove with traditional mantle shelf over. Original tiled flooring. UPVC window to front with pleasant views over the surrounding countryside. TV point. A wide opening leads to:


14' x 8'6
Currently a hobby room but previously a bar when the property was a pub. The original counter with shelves to the rear remains. Ideal as a family room, snug or continue to use for hobbies. Window to hall. Door with etched glass to:


10'4 x 7'9
Fitted with a range of units. UPVC door to front. Ideal for hobbies, a home office or storage.

Breakfast Room

15'4 x 15'7 max
Bifold doors with decorative glazed detailing leads in the breakfast room to the living room making this a flexible space which can be a separate room or fully open plan to the living room. Feature stone fireplace is open through to the sitting room. UPVC window to front. Picture rail. Half height panelling, wall lights.
This room has been used as the breakfast room for B&B purposes, perfect for a formal dining room or family room.

Sitting Room

16' max x 15'9 max
Accessed from the entrance hall, breakfast room and rear garden. UPVC window to front and uPVC door to rear. This further reception room has a feature stone fireplace open through to the breakfast room, with uniquely shaped mantle shelf over. Wall light points. TV point. Door to:

Entrance Hall

A separate entrance hall located to the end of the property. Wooden door to front with stained glass detailing. Tiled flooring. Stairs to first floor. Door to sitting room.

Kitchen / Breakfast

15'4 max x 13'1 max
A well fitted. Sizable kitchen with a range of walnut effect base and wall units and slate effect work surface over. Space for cooker with cooker hood over. Space for dishwasher and full height fridge freezer. Wide uPVC window to rear overlooking the garden. Stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer. A central island unit is perfect for informal dining and provides further storage. TV point. Opening to:

Utility Room

13' x 5'9
A useful area for further storage and doubling as a boot room. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer, and further appliances. Tiled floor. UPVC door to garden and uPVC window to rear. Stainless sink and drainer.

Cloak Room

Etched glass door to cloak room. Pedestal basin. Separate cubicle with low level W.C. And uPVC window. Useful walk in cupboard also with window and a further boiler cupboard.


14' x 7'7
Used as an accessible bedroom for B&B guests, also perfectly suited to an older relative for multi-generational occupancy. UPVC window to rear. Television point.

Wet Room

8'3 x 7'7
A wet room with walk in shower area with electric shower, low level W.C. Wall mounted basin. UPVC window to rear. Wall mounted heater. Extractor fan.
Wide door to the bedroom.

Inner Hall

An inner hall runs through the ground floor linking the rooms.


Stairs lead from the side entrance hall to the first floor landing. UPVC window to side.

Master Bedroom

20' max x 13'4 max
Used as a family suite this spacious room has a uPVC window overlooking the garden. Feature beams. Wall lights. TV point. Access to loft storage. Door to:

Dressing Room/Bed 5

18'3 x 7'11
This double bedroom has been used as a large dressing room and currently used as part of the family suite. UPVC window to rear. Wall lights.

Master En-Suite

Bath with central taps and shower attachment, fully tiled around. Thermostatically controlled shower with traditional style fitting has been fitted over the bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. UPVC window to side. Heated towel rail. Natural wood vanity shelf.

Bedroom Two

12'8 max x 13'2 max
UPVC window to front with far reaching views. Television point.

En-Suite Two

Large shower cubicle with electric shower. W.C. With enclosed cistern. Basin set in marble effect vanity shelf with solid wood cupboard under. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Three

12' max x 13'7 max
UPVC window to front. Double wardrobe. Television point.

En-Suite Three

Shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level W.C. Pedestal basin. Illuminated mirror with shaver points. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Four

12'8 max x 11' max
UPVC window to front. Large wardrobe. Television point. The room has been finished in a rustic style.

En-Suite Four

Low level W.C. Pedestal basin. Fully tiled shower. Vanity light with shaver point. Extractor fan.


A kitchenette area, with 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer. Space for fridge and could be used to create a self contained apartment with the second floor rooms. Airing cupboard. UPVC window to front. Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom Six

12'11 x 10'9
A double bedroom with Velux window to rear. Eaves storage. Built in wardrobe. Skylight. Exposed A frame beam.

Jack & Jill Bathroom

Bath with mixer shower. Pedestal basin. Low level W.C. Storage cupboards. Velux window to garden. Shaving point. Wall mounted electric heater.

Bedroom Seven

10'4 x 13'8
Further double bedroom with velux to rear. Built in wardrobe. Eaves storage.


An attractive rear garden with seating area adjacent to the property. The remainder of the garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature plants, shrubs and a fruit tree. There are three sheds and a greenhouse. It is fully enclosed with pedestrian access.


The paddock lies opposite the property and measures approx. 0.6 acres. There is a hard standing area which has been used for a car park. Ideal for keen gardeners or as a play area. The owners have discussed the possibility as a Certified Location for the Caravan Club.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Tiverton Parkway (7.3 miles)
  • Taunton (15.3 miles)
  • Newton St Cyres (16.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.9 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (27.4 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (41.1 miles)
  • Minehead Harbour (14.4 miles)
  • Bridgwater Ferry Terminal (22.2 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (22.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bampton Church of England Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Dulverton Junior School (4.5 miles)
  • All Saints CofE VC Infants School (4.6 miles)
  • West Somerset College (13.2 miles)
  • Taunton School (14.8 miles)
  • King's College (15.7 miles)
  • Kingsmead Academy (6.6 miles)
  • Tiverton High School (6.8 miles)
  • Blundell's School (6.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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