Country house for sale in Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh EX37

Guide price £980,000
Country house for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 2 2
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Property description

A charming period home set in the heart of Devon countryside surrounded by its own land enjoying the piece, quiet and privacy to enjoy the wildlife and country way of life, away from the rat race of the city.

• Kitchen Breakfast Room •Separate Dining Room • Sitting Room • Utility Room • Cloakroom • Master Bedroom with En Suite • 2/3 Further Bedrooms • Family Bathroom
• Adjoining barn with potential to convert into extra accommodation if required

• Kitchen • Lounge • Ground floor Shower Room • Open plan first floor with space for 2 bedrooms

• Swimming pool complex with sauna

• Traditional outbuilding with planning permission for extra accommodation for the farmhouse or conversion to 2 holiday units

• Planning permission granted for conversion of large barn to full residential use as a separate dwelling under Class Q

• All set within 32 Acres

This property is approached off a quiet country lane and a long private driveway

This amazing and very special country retreat is offered for sale with no onward going chain.

Mollands Farm, is located in the heart of some of North Devons most picturesque countryside, set within the Taw Valley, a very sheltered valley renowned for its wildlife and unspoilt countryside. Mollands, is made up of a historic field layout unchanged for hundreds of years giving the feel of a time long since past. You almost feel you want to stop and paint a picture! A unique setting which can only be appreciated by a visit, but do make sure you allocate enough time to take in the whole setting.

Approximately one mile away is the charming village of Chittlehamholt, which enjoys a more elevated position again surrounded by a picturesque landscape of open countryside incorporating North Devon’s rolling hills.

The village amenities include a charming church, thatched inn, community shop and village hall. Also within the village is High Bullen Country House Hotel which boasts a choice of restaurants and leisure facilities which includes a spa and golf course, this is an undoubted local assett. Nearby are varied country walks and bridle paths with excellent riding in Eggesford Forest and of course on Exmoor. Numerous sporting facilities are also close by including salmon and trout fishing on the River Taw. The nearby market town of South Molton offers a wider range of day to day local facilities which includes supermarket, bank, post office, primary and secondary schools, health centre, library and the popular Pannier market held on Thursdays and Saturdays, together with livestock market.

Molland Farmhouse is set within approximately 32 acres, made up of a number of historic field enclosures, established woods and pond. The farmhouse offers very comfortable accommodation overlooking the land, the adjoining outbuilding have potential for conversion. The detached holiday/annexe cottage offers scope for income or use by extended family. There is planning permission under Class Q, for the conversion of the large detached modern barn into an additional dwelling (This would make a superb detached single storey bungalow style dwelling for older relatives or again for income).

The 2 storey stone outbuilding adjoins the carport and farmhouse formerly has established planning permission for conversion to 2 holiday units and has equal opportunity for conversion to provide additional accommodation for the farmhouse itself. The property has been tastefully improved by the current owners who enjoy the peaceful setting and privacy the property affords. The accommodation is well appointed, centrally heated, double glazed and arranged as large open plan living area incorporating well fitted kitchen with Aga and space for a breakfast table with direct access to outside.

A separate dining boasts a feature inglenook fire place and door off to sitting room again with feature fireplace housing a wood burner. These rooms all have feature beams to the ceilings and outlook over the gardens and land beyond. Off the kitchen is a utility and cloakroom. A staircase leads from the dining room to first floor landing with bedrooms and bathroom off, Master bedroom with en suite bathroom, family bathroom and 2 further bedrooms (formerly 3,2 bedrooms now knocked into one which can easily be re instated if required, again superb country views as you would expect.

Agricultural building: 60 x 40 (18.28m x 12.20m) (with planning permission for full residential conversion to an additional dwelling)

Planning Permisions:
The detached agricultural building benefits from a Class Q planning permission approval from North Devon District Council, for conversion to full residential use, granted in 2019. The traditional 2 storey barn attached to the farmhouse has an established planning permission for conversion to 2 holiday units. The barn has the potential for conversion to holiday units or as additional accommodation for the farmhouse.

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