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Zeal Monachorum, Crediton, Devon EX17

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Property description

Crediton 11 miles, Exeter 18 miles (approximately)
Detached Period Residence
• Commodious Accommodation (With Great Potential) • Peaceful Idyllic Setting • Listed Grade II • Wonderful Country Views • Elegant Reception Hall Way • Utility Room • Farmhouse Kitchen • Dining Room • Sitting Room • Old Larder With Cobbled Floor • 5 Bedrooms • 3 En Suites • Family Bathroom • Lawn Gardens • Useful Outbuildings & Leanto • In All Approaching 14 Acres approximately • er-e

The garden principally laid to lawns on varied levels, interspersed with well established trees - including a copper beech, silver birches, fir trees, fruit trees. The front part of the house is a simple Georgian style, with large 16 pane sash windows to the main rooms - making the rooms light and airy. The back part of the house is possibly 13th/14th Century origins (see Historical notes). This part of the house has many interesting features. There are substantial block built buildings running alongside the Northern boundary of the property, with access to the private lane behind.

Grounds Great Foldhay enjoys considerable privacy being approached over about 1/2 mile private lane, leading to its own driveway via a white 5 bar gate. Inside to the left is a magnificent weeping willow tree. The driveway is of stone chippings and has plenty of room for a number of vehicles. Also a generous open fronted garage beside a substantial 8' high stone built wall which runs from the south west corner of the front lawn to the south west corner of the front of the house. There is a lovely archway here through which there are glimpses of the beautiful view which can be enjoyed from the private lawn beyond.

Georgian Entrance Door sheltered by a glazed porch opening into the

West Hallway5'3" wide (1.6m wide). Features an original pine fitting with hat and coat hooks. A door to the right leads to the

Sitting Room18'5" x 16'6" (5.61m x 5.03m). An elegant light and airy room, with a south facing 16 pane sash window, a window seat and original pine shutters in working order. An attractive marble surround to the open fireplace with slate hearth. Arched recess to either side of the chimney breast, the upper left side recess fitted with bookshelves, the right hand recess a 12 pane westerly facing sash window. On the east side of the room, a tall original Georgian door leads to the

Principal Hallway18'5" x 12'2" (5.61m x 3.7m). Double pine doors open out to the front lawn. An elegant staircase leads to the first floor. Telephone point and night storage heater. A door near the back of the hall on the east wall leads to what was a large

Dining Roomnow, through a door to the right 18'4" (5.59m) x 11'10" (3.6m). A south facing wonderfully light room, with a 16 pane sash window looking out onto the lawns and beautiful surrounding countryside. Attractive stone fireplace with open grate and electric storage heater. From the dining room into the

East Hallway with radiator. An east facing stable style door opening into the garden, and a secondary staircase to the first floor. In the north wall a door to the

3rd Reception/former Salting Room17'9" x 14' (5.4m x 4.27m). Has a wonderful cobbled floor and a lovely old easterly facing casement window. Numerous electrical sockets.   A door in the west wall leads to the

Utility Area20'9" x 9'10" (6.32m x 3m). The main floor is made up of lovely old flagstones. A good sized walk in Larder off.  Airing cupboard with hot water tank. Step up into further washing area. Another old casement window looking to the north of the property. To the right of the window the

Back Entrance opening into an enclosed fenced yard. Inside again a door to the left into the

Log Shed11'8" x 10'10" (3.56m x 3.3m). (originally a washroom with a wood fired clothes boiler) Into the utility again, a door in the west wall leads to the

Farmhouse Kitchen18'10" x 13'6" (5.74m x 4.11m). The most important feature here is a large granite fireplace (approximately 10' wide) and a large bread oven to the right, nearly all hidden behind a brick wall built up over 60 years ago. In front of the brick wall is a sold fuel Rayburn with back boiler which heats the hot water, 7 radiators upstairs and 3 pump assisted radiators downstairs. In 1990 the kitchen was fitted with a range of floor and wall cupboards, work tops, stainless steel sinks and a four ring electric hob with oven underneath. A door on the south wall leads back to the

West Entrance HallA passageway 29'6" (A passageway 9m). Long leads to the back of the principal hallway

First Floor Accommodation Approached from the Principal Hallway via the main staircase 3'8" wide (1.12m). A handsome mahogany handrail with delicate pine banisters known as a "string staircase" continues up and around the stair well forming a lovely balustrade on the

Principal Landing18'7" x 12'2" (5.66m x 3.7m). A beautiful light area with a 12 pane sash window offering delightful rural views. Hatchway to the roof void.

Bedroom 114'11" x 10'10" (4.55m x 3.3m). Beautiful 16 pane sash window with wonderful views. An intriguing 'cupboard in the wall'. Radiator. Interconnecting door into the

Dressing Room16'10" X 8'5" (5.13m X 2.57m). And thence en suite bath/shower room Panel bath with tiled surround and shower cubicle with Mira fitting and folding door. Low flush w.C. And pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator, strip wall light.

Bedroom 218'6" (5.64m) x 12'3" (3.73m) (off the eastern landing). A beautifully light room with 16 pane sash window overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside. Electric night storage heater. Also off the

Eastern Landing12'6" x 6'2" (3.8m x 1.88m). The secondary airing cupboard to the

Bathroom 2 & W.C. Combined Panel bath with tile surround. Pedestal wash hand basin and low flush w.C. Electrically heated towel rail, fan heater, strip wall light and easterly facing window.

Bedroom 317'11" x 12'4" (5.46m x 3.76m). Easterly facing window overlooking the gardens. Radiator. Return door to the

Rear Landing21' x 4'3" (6.4m x 1.3m). Radiator and exposed ceiling beam.

Bathroom 313'2" x approx 8' (4.01m x approx 2.44m). Panel bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low flush w.C. Radiator.

Bedroom 413'1" x 12'3" (3.99m x 3.73m). A northerly facing sash window and wash hand basin and vanity unit.

Bedroom 518'1" (5.51m) x 15' (4.57m) (includes En Suite Shower Room). A westerly facing sash window overlooking the entrance driveway and gardens. Pretty cash iron Victorian style fireplace with pine wood surround. Radiator. Opening to the

En Suite Shower Room & W.C.6'3" x 6'9" (1.9m x 2.06m). Shower cubicle with Mira fitting. Pedestal wash hand basin and low flush w.C. Strip wall light with shaver socket. Radiator.

*Agents Note: We understand that approximately 12 acres adjoining pasture and a large agricultural building may be available by separate negotiation.

Cross a little stone bridge, turn immediately right to Great Foldhay, over a cattle grid up a concreted driveway about 1/2 mile to the white entrance gate.

EX17 Zed-Index
£251,416 £342,284 £209,901 £167,963 £104,801

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Value change
£3,355 (1.35%) £3,874 (1.56%) £8,723 (3.59%) £11,259 (4.69%) £13,634 (5.73%) £13,112 (5.50%) £23,712 (10.41%)
Avg. price paid: £237,347
No. of property sales: 245
Avg. price paid: £225,596
No. of property sales: 792
Avg. price paid: £221,648
No. of property sales: 1,417
Avg. price paid: £220,924
No. of property sales: 2,054
Avg. price paid: £160,854
No. of property sales: 6,179

Avg. asking price in EX17: £333,708
No. of properties for sale in EX17: 195
Avg. asking rent in EX17: £697 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX17: 42

Property value data/graphs for EX17

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £342,284 £220 3.9 £320,704
Semi-detached £209,901 £216 3.1 £213,415
Terraced £167,963 £195 2.8 £158,166
Flats £104,801 £144 1.8 £108,117

Current asking prices in EX17

Avg. current asking prices in EX17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £86,998
Flats £97,455
- - -
All £92,226

Current asking rents in EX17

Avg. current asking prices in EX17
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £524 pcm
£597 pcm
£710 pcm
£948 pcm
£1,001 pcm
Flats £540 pcm
£582 pcm
£598 pcm
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All £538 pcm
£593 pcm
£702 pcm
£948 pcm
£1,001 pcm

Fun facts for EX17

Highest value in EX17
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Long Barn £590,630
Highest turnover in EX17
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Churchill Gardens 70.0%
Bassetts Close 58.8%
High Street 54.5%
Fulda Crescent 50.0%
Dulings Meadow 42.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Lapford (2.8 miles)
  • Morchard Road (2.8 miles)
  • Copplestone (3.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (19.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (45.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (62.2 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (18.8 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (18.8 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (18.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bow Community Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • North Tawton Community Primary School (2.9 miles)
  • Lapford Community Primary School (3.3 miles)
  • Chulmleigh Community College (6.8 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth's Academy Trust (7.8 miles)
  • Okehampton College (9.1 miles)
  • St Wilfrid's School (14.6 miles)
  • Emmanuel School Exeter (15.4 miles)
  • The Maynard School (15.4 miles)

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  • Abacare Pipeline Services Ltd in Plumbers
    01363 881326
    Burrow Farm, Zeal Monachorum, Crediton, Devon EX17 6LW
    0.91 miles from this property
  • Neil Edworthy Electrics Ltd in Electronic Shop
    01363 881368
    The Grizzlies, Bow, Crediton, Devon EX17 6HG
    1.78 miles from this property
  • C J Steer & Son Ltd in Builder
    01363 82414
    Homefield, Station Road, Bow, Crediton, Devon EX17 6HU
    1.85 miles from this property
  • Tux Electrical Services in Electronic Shop
    01363 881002
    Hazeldene, Station Road, Bow, Crediton, Devon EX17 6HU
    1.85 miles from this property
  • Stone & Watkins Playhouses Ltd in Carpenter
    01363 772879
    1 Grange Workshops, Coldridge, Crediton, Devon EX17 6AT
    2.41 miles from this property
  • Rose Removals in Removals & Storage Services
    01363 83700
    The Station Business Park, Lapford Cross, Lapford, Crediton, Devon EX17 6AE
    2.77 miles from this property
  • Andrew Thompson in Carpenters & Joiners
    01837 82537
    The Cottage, Bouchers Hill, North Tawton, Devon EX20 2DG
    2.82 miles from this property
  • Ward Electrical Services in Electronic Shop
    01837 82772
    12 Barton Street, North Tawton, Devon EX20 2HN
    2.94 miles from this property
  • M S Aldred Builders & Joiners in Builder
    01837 83914
    Brushford Byre, Wembworthy, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7SJ
    3.04 miles from this property
  • S M Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    07738 759606
    4 Park Houses, North Tawton, Devon EX20 2DX
    3.09 miles from this property
  • Darren Chapman Electrician in Electronic Shop
    01363 85625
    20 Station Road, Copplestone, Crediton, Devon EX17 5HN
    3.85 miles from this property
  • S A Bourne Builders in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01837 82450
    Cayda Beeches, Bondleigh, North Tawton, Devon EX20 2AW
    3.88 miles from this property
  • D Jewell in Builder
    01363 84705
    39 Sunnymead, Copplestone, Crediton, Devon EX17 5NQ
    4.08 miles from this property
  • A & M Maintenance in Property Maintenance Services
    07891 489355
    11 Fernworthy Park, Copplestone, Crediton, Devon EX17 5LX
    4.25 miles from this property
  • Andy Rice in Plumbers
    01363 877450
    Brackley, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NW
    4.51 miles from this property
  • Raleigh Property Transformation in Builder
    01363 877469
    Paradise Farm, Frost, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6SG
    4.52 miles from this property
  • Country Kitchens in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01363 877348
    Frost Cottages, Frost, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6SG
    4.52 miles from this property
  • L D Peters in Builder
    07977 783349
    10 The Village, Wembworthy, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7RZ
    4.54 miles from this property
  • Patrick M Rice in Builder
    01363 877446
    1 Chapel Street, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NP
    4.56 miles from this property
  • E J Taylor in Architectural Service
    01363 877332
    The Linhay, Fore Street, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NR
    4.56 miles from this property
  • Stephen Hargreaves Architecture & Design in Architectural Service
    01363 877398
    Beggars Roost, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NX
    4.59 miles from this property
  • Eggesford Gardens in Garden Centres
    01769 580250
    Eggesford, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7QU
    4.59 miles from this property
  • G A Rice & Sons Ltd in Builder
    01363 877711
    Fountain Cottage, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NS
    4.59 miles from this property
  • Showhouse Furnishings in Furniture Stores
    01363 84344
    The Highlands, Copplestone, Crediton, Devon EX17 5NT
    4.62 miles from this property
  • R J & A M Tapp in Builder
    01363 877459
    Harries, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6PG
    4.63 miles from this property
  • W J Morris & Sons in Electronic Shop
    01837 82271
    Timberyard, Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2TB
    4.81 miles from this property
  • C Rumble Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    01363 84181
    Goblin Hill, Knowle, Crediton, Devon EX17 5BX
    4.98 miles from this property
  • P J H Plastering in Plasterers
    01363 85608
    The Linhay Barn, Knowle, Crediton, Devon EX17 5BX
    4.98 miles from this property
  • Carrick Howell & Lawrence in Architect
    01769 580064
    Eggesford House, Eggesford, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7QT
    5.10 miles from this property
  • Open Book Construction & Developments Ltd in Builder
    01837 83890
    43 Westcots Drive, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8JW
    5.16 miles from this property

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