Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton, Devon, EX17

For Sale ££1,200,000 Guide

Key Features

Detached Historic Village Property
Extensive and Adaptable Accommodation
Barns with Development Potential (STP)
3.93 Acres in total
Yards and Pasture Paddock
Tennis Court ansd Swimming Pool
Sought After Village

About This Property

Delightful Grade II* Listed house affording the opportunity to own one of the most exceptional properties in this sought after village, with 3.93 acres of grounds, including an extensive range of traditional outbuildings with development potential (STP), yards, pasture paddock, tennis court and covered swimming pool.

Poole Barton is a beautiful Late 15th century house affording mature south facing gardens, a range of traditional outbuildings (offering development potential subject to planning) and flexible accommodation. This Grade II* Listed property is one of the most historically and architecturally significant houses in this popular and attractive village.

This Late 15th century Grade II* Listed property possesses considerable charm and character, much of which is believed original and ensures Poole Barton is one of the most architecturally important houses in the local area. Notable features include late 15th century jointed cruck trusses, a presumed original oak plank-and-muntin screen to the cross passage, and prominent lateral chimney stacks noted by Pevsner. The internal accommodation would benefit from sympathetic refurbishment and provides prospective purchasers with a rare opportunity to improve one of Mid Devon’s finest houses.

The Ground Floor
Timber front door to:
Cross-passage with flagstone floor, door to secondary staircase, original plank-and-muntin screen, and door and steps to:
Rear Entrance Lobby with door to adjoining outbuildings, door to outside and Belfast-style sink.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room of northerly aspect, with plank-and-muntin screens, exposed chamfered beams, AGA, range of base cupboards and work surface over.
Utility of southerly aspect, sink unit, with range of base cupboards and work surface over, wall cupboards and space and plumbing for washing machine.
Inner Lobby with door to rear spiral staircase rising to first floor, shelved cupboard and doors to:
Snug of northerly aspect, with plank-and-muntin screen to one side, integral cupboard, beam to ceiling and stone fireplace with stone hearth and door to:
Conservatory of westerly aspect.
Shower Room with southerly aspect, walk-in tiled shower cubicle, WC, vanity wash basin with cupboard under and access to linen cupboard.
Returning to Cross-passage, further doors to eastern side of house…
Reception/ Snooker Room with northerly aspect integral cupboards, marble and tiled fireplace with wood burning stove
Side Entrance Hall with main staircase rising to first floor, window seat, glazed display cabinet and doors to:
Sitting Room of southerly aspect, with marble and tiled fireplace with wood burning stove, night storage heater and southerly aspect by internal glazed full height doors to:
Garden Room of southerly aspect, light and spacious room with glazed timber frame, electric panel heater and with access to integral cupboard.
Kitchen of easterly aspect, L-shaped room with timber flooring, base cupboards and drawer units, roll-top work surface comprising stainless steel sink unit, space for cooker, domestic consumer unit, and access to under stairs storage.
Dining Room with dual aspect to north and west, access to under stairs cupboard and wood burning stove on tiled hearth.

The First Floor
Half Landing on main staircase with doors to:
Bathroom of easterly aspect, with panel bath with shower over, WC, vanity wash basin with cupboard under, door to Bedroom 1, extractor fan and part-tiled walls.
Main East Wing Landing of westerly aspect through leaded light window, with window seat, access to roof void, access to linen cupboard and doors to:
Bedroom 1 with dual aspect to north and west through leaded light windows, night storage heater and connecting door to Bathroom.
Bedroom 2 with easterly aspect through crittall framed window.
Bedroom 3 with southerly aspect through two sash windows with window seats, night storage heater and integral cupboards.
Bedroom 4 with northerly aspect through two leaded light windows, night storage heater, sealed former fireplace, part-vaulted ceiling and through door to:
Southern Landing with split-level, southerly aspect and doors to:
Bathroom 2 with northerly aspect through leaded light window, panel bath, pedestal wash basin and part-tiled walls.
Bathroom 5 with northerly aspect through single glazed leaded light window, part-vaulted ceiling and timber floor.
Bedroom 6 with dual aspect to east and west, exposed painted timber flooring, electric panel heater and sealed former fireplace, wall cupboard and stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under.
WC with washbasin.
Bedroom 7 with northerly aspect through leaded light window, night storage heater, access to roof void, integral wardrobe, walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, part-vaulted ceiling and connecting door to:
Bedroom 8 undecorated with exposed flooring and door to spiral staircase descending to ground floor. Northerly aspect through leaded light window.

Attached as a wing to the south-eastern edge of the main house is an adjoining traditional outbuilding with loft rooms over. On the ground floor with connecting doors to the Rear Entrance Lobby, are the following rooms/stores:

Room 1 with concrete floor and connecting door to Rear Entrance Lobby. Open doorway to:
Room 2 with part cobbled floor, door to outside, stairs rising to loft rooms and connecting door to:
Room 3 with cobbled floor and large inglenook fireplace.

N.B. Rooms 2 and 3 are in a poor state of repair and the loft rooms are currently inaccessible due to their structural condition.

The property is approached over a private tarmacadam drive (along which runs a public footpath) which leads to a courtyard surrounded by a substantial range of traditional agricultural buildings and that provides parking for several vehicles. These traditional buildings are principally of stone and cob construction with brick quoins beneath slate roofs and a number are currently in a partially dilapidated condition. Within the range of traditional buildings is a Stables with part-cobbled floor and split into 5 loose boxes and a Double Garage with concrete floor and 2no. up-and-over doors. To the south of these buildings is a 4-bay steel framed Workshop with sliding metal doors to one end, concrete floor, power and light connected and internally divided to create main workshop area, spray room and adjoining office. Further 3-bay Covered Yard with earth floors and corrugated fibre cement roof.

To the north of Poole Barton is an enclosed front garden area with stone wall boundaries, comprising predominately level lawn with various mature shrubs, gravelled area and pathway leading to the main entrance doors, and 2no. pedestrian gates leading north and west to the adjoining village road and the yards forming part of the property.

To the south of the house is a further lawned area with a vegetable growing patch, providing further access to the outbuildings. Running east from here is the covered Swimming Pool area (in need of refurbishment), further lawns, a Tennis Court, former ménage and further outbuildings including a Garage/Workshop, and adjoining Stabling among others.

To the south of the garden described above is a paddock extending to around 1.37 acres. In total the property extends to around 3.93 acres.

Freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

Mains electricity, main water and mains drainage connected. We have been informed that Poole Barton main house also has a private borehole water supply, although with the option to switch to mains water. There is no central heating. Fast broadband connection.
We understand that there is three-phase mains electricity connected to the western buildings, and mains water also connected.

These are believed to comprise of local Council Tax in respect of the dwelling (Band G), together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6PP Tel (01884) 255255.

From J27 of the M5 motorway, proceed westerly on the A361—North Devon Link Road towards Tiverton and South Molton. Turn left at the second exit signposted to Bickleigh, Tiverton and the A396. Turn left at the top of the sliproad and take the second exit at the next roundabout. At the following roundabout, turn right taking the third exit and drive on over the next two roundabouts following signs for Bickleigh. Once over the river, turn left at the roundabout and follow the A396 to Bickleigh. Continue on the A396 for approximately 3 miles, and on arriving in Bickleigh bear right onto the A3072 following signs to Crediton. Continue on the A3072 for approximately 3 miles and shortly passing through Cadbury, turn right onto a single track lane following signs to Cheriton Fitzpaine. Continue to follow signs to Cheriton Fitzpaine for 2 miles, and on arriving in the village continue through it passing the Half Moon Inn on your left and the church on your right. Opposite the church, and as the lane bears sharply right, you will see Poole Barton on your left.
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All viewings are strictly by appointment only via the Agents, Greenslade Taylor Hunt:-
Tel. 01884 243000

Health & Safety Policy
Please note the property includes outbuildings (some in a poor state of repair) and agricultural land, with associated risks.
Our Health and Safety policy requires all interested parties undertaking viewings of this property to be accompanied by a member of our staff. (If so directed by a member of GTH they must wear their own appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)). If interested parties do not adhere to our policy and view the site unaccompanied (or without PPE) then they do so at their own risk and we/the seller cannot be held liable for any personal injury or associated claim for compensation.

Important Notice
Greenslade Taylor Hunt, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise.
They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Greenslade Taylor Hunt has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
3. We have not made any investigations into the existence or otherwise of any issues concerning pollution of land, air or water contamination and the purchaser is responsible for making his own enquiries in this regard.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchasers inspecting properties that have been sold, let or withdrawn.

v.3.1 - Ref. TIV220006 - date produced 25/07/2022

Poole Barton is situated in an attractive corner of Cheriton Fitzpaine, a popular village occupying a secluded and beautiful valley within Mid Devon. The house enjoys bucolic views to the Grade I Listed village church and fields to the west and south, yet is readily accessible from Crediton, Exeter, the M5 (J27) and Tiverton Parkway. Cheriton Fitzpaine is a delightful village with a vibrant atmosphere and amenities extending to two village pubs, community shop, primary school and sports facilities including a football club and well presented cricket ground. Within 10 miles of the property, the county town of Exeter affords a comprehensive range of commercial, recreational and educational facilities befitting its status as a cathedral city.
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