Stockleigh English, Crediton, Devon, EX17

For Sale ££850,000 Guide

Key Features

Former Rectory
Village Location
4 Bedrooms
3.41 Acres
Development potential

About This Property

A rare opportunity to purchase this beautiful period former Rectory quietly nestled away in the hamlet of Stockleigh English on a large plot with 3.41 acres.

A rare opportunity to purchase this beautiful period former Rectory quietly nestled away in the hamlet of Stockleigh English on a large plot with 3.41 acres. This project offers the opportunity of creating a most desirable family home with the potential to update and enlarge subject to necessary planning consents. The accommodation comprises of front door into the Entrance Hall with original deep skirting’s and architrave. Drawing Room a beautifully proportioned room, window overlooking the front gardens, also to the side a further window with wood reveals on both. Central stone fireplace with wood surround and inset wood burning stove on stone hearth. Dining Room again another beautifully proportioned room with front aspect through a large window with wood reveals, deep skirting’s, stone fireplace with wood surround. Inner Hallway with attractive period staircase leading up to a half landing and door into the Kitchen. In need of updating but currently fitted with a range of base units, worktop with stainless steel sink unit, large picture window with fabulous views, tiled flooring, fireplace with inset Aga (which also supplies the hot water) and door into the Breakfast Room with fireplace currently housing the oil fired boiler supplying the central heating , stone flooring and storage area. From the kitchen a door leads through into the Utility/Boot Room with further door to a Workshop and a door to the back garden. Stairs lead up to a half landing with a most attractive stained glass window. Shower Room with fully tiled shower cubicle and close coupled WC, wall mounted corner wash basin. Separate Bathroom with a white suite comprising bath, wash basin set in vanity unit, close coupled WC and far reaching views. Stairs continue up to the Main Landing and Bedroom 1. A lovely double bedroom, built in cupboards to either side of the chimney, large window taking full advantage of the far reaching views. Family Bathroom with a white suite comprising bath, close coupled WC, wash basin set in vanity unit, separate fully tiled shower cubicle, wall mounted heated towel rail and exposed A frame. A few steps lead up to Bedroom 2 again a well proportioned room with dual aspect to the front overlooking the village Church and side with rural aspect. Bedroom 4 single bedroom with views over the Church. Bedroom 3 large double bedroom with dual aspect overlooking the Church and the gardens to the side.

The property is approached from the quiet village lane via a gated private entrance leading to a car parking area adjacent to the house. The large gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property, affording a good degree of privacy, an excellent outdoor space for children and/or pets, as well as a superb canvas for the keen gardener. The house and immediate gardens extend in total to just over half an acre. A paved sitting out area adjoins to the front elevation of the house, overlooking the attractive lawned front garden, currently exhibiting an abundance of spring flowers including primroses, daffodils and delicate fritillaries, with delightful glimpses through the trees towards the village church.
The entrance track continues past the house and through a narrow opening into a small courtyard style area adjacent to which is situated a charming traditional stone and slate roofed outbuilding currently used as a garage and store, containing an original fireplace recess. This building may offer the potential, subject to the appropriate planning consent, for conversion to an annexe, holiday cottage, home office, studio, workshop or other ancillary uses. Two bulk domestic oil tanks supply the accommodation heating system and the Aga stove. From the courtyard area, a track continues back to the road, providing a useful rear entrance to the property. The original former outside privy is situated to the rear of the house. Steps lead from the front gardens up to a large upper garden, providing a further lawn, orchard area and former vegetable patch, with two aluminium framed greenhouses. Lovely countryside views may be enjoyed from the upper garden.
Situated immediately to the east of the house, on the opposite side of the quiet country lane, is a gently undulating paddock of traditional pasture land enjoying a separate gated access from the road. Extending to about 2.89 acres this land is contained within mainly hedged boundaries and may be well suited to a variety of agricultural, equestrian or other amenity uses.
The Old Rectory extends in total to about 3.41 Acres and is offered for sale as a whole.
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