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  • Property for sale

    Burrington, Umberleigh EX37

    4 2 4

    A large 4 Bedroom and 4 Reception Room Grade II listed house offering many character features with highly adaptable accommodation. There is a fully enclosed courtyard to the rear whilst to ... read more

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - Barnstaple Sales

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - ...

  • Farm for sale

    Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh EX37

    Introduction Presbury Farm comes to the market following the Vendor’s decision to retire from farming, the property having been occupied by the same family for the past 97 years. The sale of ... read more

    Exmoor Farmers Livestock Auctions Ltd

    Exmoor Farmers Livestock ...

  • Country house for sale

    Chittlehampton, Umberleigh EX37

    4 4 5

    Location East Stowford is a small hamlet situated just over 1 mile from the popular village of Chittlehampton, which has a primary school, public house, church, village store and village ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Detached house for sale

    Yarnscombe, Barnstaple EX31

    3 2

    Location The Old Chapel is located in the centre of the picturesque village of Yarnscombe. The village boasts a vibrant community with many social and sporting opportunities available at the ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Detached house for sale

    Chittlehampton, Umberleigh EX37

    4 4 2

    Set in approximately 1/3 of an acre plot this property is sure to appeal to those seeking the peace and tranquility that comes with the rural lifestyle yet still being located within an easy ... read more

    Morris & Bott

    Morris & Bott

  • Detached house for sale

    Cobbaton, Umberleigh EX37

    3 1 3

    This beautiful 1930s property has been extensively refurbished to a very high standard and extended to offer spacious and light contemporary living with the most stunning far reaching ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Detached house for sale

    Burrington, Umberleigh EX37

    3 1

    Commerical/residential property. A good sized 3 bedroom house, workshops, showroom & offices and tea rooms that need refurbishment. Occupying this prominent roadside position, within approx ... read more

    West Kent Estates

    West Kent Estates

  • Detached house for sale

    Plot 17, Ladywell Meadows, Chulmleigh EX18

    4 2 2

    Accommodation the chulmleigh is a four bedroomed detached house with double garage and parking. The new home is a traditional style, double fronted thatched house. From the entrance hall, you ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Detached house for sale

    High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37

    3 2 2

    Location Pows Cottage is located on the southern edge of High Bickington. The village enjoys the benefit of two public houses, a church, Methodist chapel, a small post office and the new ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37

    3 1 2

    Pleasantly set within this popular village is this delightful, semi-detached, mainly PVC double glazed and oil fired centrally heated cottage with a wealth of charm and character currently ... read more

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - Barnstaple Sales

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - ...

  • Town house for sale

    Leigh Road, Chulmleigh EX18

    4 3 2

    Accommodation the tarka is a four-bedroom terraced family home built by Devonshire Homes, with a single garage and two parking spaces. The home has been designed with an open plan ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • End terrace house for sale

    Leigh Road, Chulmleigh EX18

    4 2 3

    Accommodation the eggesford is a four-bedroom end-terrace family home built by local building firm, Devonshire Homes, with a single garage and parking space. The home has been designed with ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Detached house for sale

    Yarnscombe, Barnstaple EX31

    3 2 2

    Location Primrose Cottage is a really lovely cottage situated in the heart of the village of Yarnscombe, close to the church and within easy reach of the region's principal towns. Yarnscombe ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Property for sale

    Chittlehampton, Umberleigh EX37

    3 1 2

    Charming thatched cottage with many original features. A stream borders the wooded garden and through to the courtyard of property. Rose Cottage is set just a short distance from the ... read more

    Purplebricks, Head Office

    Purplebricks, Head Office

  • Detached house for sale

    The Fieldings, Chittlehampton, Umberleigh EX37

    3 2 1

    Presented to the market by the homes first owner is this extremely well presented three bedroom architecturally striking detached residence, situated on a pleasant and exclusive development ... read more

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - Torrington Sales

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - ...

  • Cottage for sale

    Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple EX32

    3 1 2

    Situation 2 Kewsland is situated in the tiny hamlet of Kewsland, which contains only 5 properties, set in the middle of the most idyllic Devon countryside. Bishops Tawton is a short drive ... read more

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

    Geoffrey Clapp Associates

  • Semi-detached house for sale

    Atherington, Umberleigh EX37

    4 1

    In need of improvement, a delightful, semi-detached cottage offering adaptable, partly double glazed and oil fired centrally heated accommodation which has the potential to provide 4/5 ... read more

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - Barnstaple Sales

    Bond Oxborough Phillips - ...

  • Property for sale

    Chittlehampton, Umberleigh EX37

    3 1 1

    This is a three bedroom, two storey semi-detached, partially thatched property situated in the centre of Chittlehampton village. The accommodation is laid out on two floors with a good sized ... read more

    Nancekivell & Co

    Nancekivell & Co

Living in Umberleigh: The local area guide

The pretty and rural village of Umberleigh is set in a quiet and picturesque part of North Devon in the parish of Chittlehampton. A former large manor within historic England, the area has, over time, been transformed into a small village with just a few quaint amenities.

Umberleigh is full of history, with its original manor even listed in the Domesday Book. It’s also home to the Cobbaton Combat Collection, a military museum with hundreds of exhibits from the Boer War, right through to the Gulf War.

One of the other well-known facts about the village includes the story behind Tarka line - the rural branch line between Barnstaple and Exeter, which runs into Umberleigh Station. The line itself was named after Henry Williamson's best selling book with the rail journey offering some tremendous views.

From fishing on River Taw to socialising at the local pubs, or picking up your day-to-day essentials at the local shops – there’s a lot to love about the village of Umberleigh. Other amenities include the popular tea rooms, as well as a post office and a school.

Demographics

The village has a fairly sizeable population of 2,266 people – as recorded in the 2011 census. Just under 30% of the residents at this time were aged 65 and over (males) and 60 and over (females), and approximately 26% of the residents were aged between 25-49.

There’s a good level of employment in the village, with residents enjoying a wide variety of jobs. At the time of the census, occupations varied, but the largest proportion (26.1%) worked in skilled trades occupations.

You can expect the majority of homes here to be semi detached and detached properties, and owner occupied. In 2011, 85% of the properties were said to be of this style.

Education

There’s access to a range of great schools from the village of Umberleigh. Primary schools include Umberleigh Primary Academy, Chittlehampton Church of England Primary School, and High Bickington Church of England Primary School.

Secondary schools include The Lampard Community School, a special needs school, The Park Community School and West Buckland School. All of these institutes are located in Barnstaple and within six miles of Umberleigh.

The local primary school, Umberleigh Primary Academy, performed particularly well in its latest Ofsted assessment, where its ‘Overall Effectiveness’ was rated as ‘good’. The 2011 report highlighted the great teaching at the Early Years Foundation Stage and the staff’s good relationship with pupils.

Transport

Despite its size, the transportation links in Umberleigh are good. There are regular bus and rail services that take you in and around the area, with direct trains to Exeter and Barnstaple. The railway station lies on the Tarka Line and is served by First Great Western.

Getting into the village and to the surrounding towns by car is easy, too. Umberleigh is just six miles from Barnstaple, on the A377 to Exeter, and within easy reach of the popular towns of South Molton and Torrington.

Amenities and shopping

While there are a few shops in Umberleigh, including the Post Office and a Costcutter newsagent, you’ll need to travel a little further for your weekly shop. Barnstaple is home to a number of popular supermarkets including a Sainsbury's, Tesco superstore, and an Iceland - which can all be found within seven miles.

Barnstaple is also the place to go if you’re seeking leisure facilities and great high street stores. Not only is there plenty to be found in Barnstaple’s town centre, there’s also lots more in the local mall. Green Lanes Shopping Centre is home to all your favourites, including New Look, BHS and TK Maxx.

For a day out with a difference, shop the eclectic mix of stores in Exeter. An hour away by car or train, Exeter offers high street brands as well as fantastic independent stores.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the above information is up to date, some inaccuracies may occur. If you notice any inaccuracies please contact editor@primelocation.com

All information was correct at time of publication and is provided in good faith.

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