Springfield is situated in an enviable location with rural views away to the adjacent Filleigh Estate (home to Lord and Lady Arran) yet within easy driving distance of South Molton and the North Devon Link Road. South Molton is an increasingly popular, historic market town enjoying a good range of everyday shopping facilities including a Sainsburys supermarket, choice of independent retailers specialising in local produce, twice weekly pannier market, hotel, swimming pool, public houses, churches, library, medical services, schooling etc. Approximately 4 miles distant is the well regarded independent school at West Buckland. Barnstaple, about 11 miles and North Devon’s regional centre, offers an excellent range of local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities. In addition, there is a theatre, cinema, hospital, range of schools and indoor heated leisure pool. The North Devon Link Road (A361) provides easy access to the M5 at junction 27 and to Tiverton Parkway railway station with regular rail connections to London Paddington, in two hours.
The coast and wide sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are within easy driving distance and provide ample opportunities for water sport enthusiasts. A few miles to the north, Exmoor National Park is well known for its spectacular scenery and offers superb walking, fishing and equestrian opportunities, as well as shooting. There are numerous other activities to enjoy, such as sailing or golf, all within a short drive.
Springfield is an impressive, individual, detached house offering spacious and very flexible accommodation including a ground floor bedroom and shower room. The games room offers scope for purchasers wishing to work from home or, subject to any required consents, to provide an annex for relatives, guests or B&B. This lovely family home has been maintained to a good standard and is in good decorative order. The property boasts recently replaced carpets and flooring throughout (with the exception of the en-suite to the master bedroom). It benefits from gas (LPG) fired central heating and double glazing and a delightful, south facing and very private rear garden.
For dimensions please see the floorplan.
Hallway: With under stairs cupboard.
Shower Room: Shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level WC. Wash hand basin.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Range of oak units with matching work tops over. Range Master electric double oven with 5 gas burners and extractor hood. 2.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit and Belfast sink. Integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. Space for a tall fridge freezer. Gas boiler. Exposed beams. Display cabinet with cupboards and drawers under and glazed units above. Doors to bedroom, study, garage and garden.
Study: Window to rear, towards the pool and garden.
Bedroom 4: Window to front.
Garage/Workshop: Concrete floor. Up & Over electric door. Power points. Access to roof space.
Dining Room/Snug: Note this room has also previously been used as a bedroom. Exposed beams. Bay window to front.
Sitting Room: Feature fireplace set in a stone hearth with wood mantel over and inset with a wood burning stove. Exposed beams. Bay window to front. Double doors through into:
Conservatory: Cosi floor covering. Double glazed solar roof, double glazed windows, double glazed doors opening on to the patio. Lovely outlook over the garden. Purchasers should note that the conservatory blinds are included.
Master Bedroom: Window with views to the front and over the surrounding countryside. Door to:
En Suite Bathroom: Fitted spa bath with brass effect shower tap and tiled splashback. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. NB The floor covering needs fitting in this room.
Bedroom 2: Window overlooking the garden. Fitted cupboards and vanity unit. Access to loft space. Door to:
En Suite Shower Room: Pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle and electric shower over, low level WC.
Bedroom 3: Window overlooking the Filleigh Estate. Range of fitted cupboards inside of which is a lagged hot water cylinder with an immersion heater.
Family Bathroom: Pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with screen and electric shower over. Low level WC.
Games Room: A very useful detached building with uPVC double glazing and radiator central heating via its own LPG gas fired boiler. Low energy strip lighting. Access to roof space. 2 x uPVC French doors. Ideal as a home office, studio or annex STPP. The full size snooker table in the games room is included in the sale.
The property is approached by a circular gravelled driveway from the adjacent lane. There is high conifer hedge, to the lane, ensuring complete privacy. To the rear is a paved patio area, running the width of the house, with views across to the Filleigh Estate and beyond to a wooded valley in the distance. There is a good sized garden laid mainly to level lawn with borders of flowering shrubs and mature trees. Greenhouse: 20’8 x 8’4 (6.3m x 2.56m) and Wood Shed: 25’ x 15’ (7.6m x 4.5) (approx). Swimming Pool approximately (35’ x 18’ (10m x 5m) (approx), having a recently replaced pump and filtration system. Paved surround, forming a patio. Pool Shed housing the pool filtration system.
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