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£1,600,000

6 bed detached house for sale New Buildings, Sandford, Devon EX17

6 beds
4 baths
4 receptions
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Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Copplestone Primary School1.2 miles
  • Copplestone1.8 miles
  • Morchard Bishop Church of England Primary School2.4 miles
  • Morchard Road2.7 miles

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Exceptional views
  • Peaceful rural location
  • Approximately 28.58 acres of land
  • Outbuildings
  • Stables
Burrough Cleave is a highly attractive property offering more than 8,300 sq. Ft. Of accommodation including its outbuildings. The house provides a stunning family and entertaining space with character features including sash windows and some exposed beams, oak panelling, fireplaces and wood burners. The ground floor accommodation is accessed from a welcoming reception hall and leads to large drawing room with a bay window incorporating French doors to the gardens, an inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and a bread oven. The spacious rear aspect dining room has oak panelling and an open fireplace, whilst there is also a separate office. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room, opening into a utility room and a spacious triple aspect conservatory which has exceptional far-reaching views. The kitchen provides a range of traditional-style fitted units with quartz worktops and a large walk-in pantry. There is also a lift to the first floor.

Accessible over two staircases rising from each end of the reception hall, the first floor provides a large triple aspect principal bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Bedrooms two and three also have the benefit of en suite bathrooms, whilst the additional three bedrooms are serviced by a Jack and Jill bathroom which also serves as an en suite to bedroom four. More wonderful views can be appreciated from much of the first floor.

Local Authority: Mid Devon District Council.

Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band G.

Rights of Way: A farmer has a right to cross the lane before the entrance gate to the property.

Please note: Planning was originally applied for as an aoc, for which there is a certificate of lawfulness. Further information is available.<br /><br />The small hamlet of New Buildings lies to the north-west of Crediton and comprises a pretty collection of thatched cottages and farmhouses in some of Mid Devon's most picturesque countryside. The well-regarded village of Sandford, approximately 2.8 miles away, has a good range of amenities including a village hall, community shop, Post Office, historic church, pre-school, popular primary school and two pubs. The nearby busy market town of Crediton offers a wider range of amenities including a farmers’ market, supermarkets, local shops, a gp surgery, secondary schooling and a railway station on the Tarka Line. The historic university and cathedral city of Exeter provides a wide range of facilities including excellent shopping, dining, cultural, sporting and recreational pursuits, as well as mainline railway stations on the Waterloo and Paddington lines. Transport links are good: Copplestone station provides services to central London in less than three hours, whilst Exeter International Airport has a wide range of domestic and European flights.<br /><br />Burrough Cleave is approached through high twin stone pillars and electric double iron gates over a sweeping driveway leading to a gravelled forecourt with a turning circle, providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the integral double garage. The part-walled formal garden, a particular feature of this property, offers extensive lawned areas with mature shrub beds and specimen trees and features well-maintained mature topiary, numerous seating areas, a garden pond and a large paved terrace which is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The gardens enjoy far-reaching views over the property’s 28.58 acres of grazing and the beautiful countryside beyond. There is also a lake within the land, as well as areas of woodland; all of which provide a haven for local flora and fauna. The property has the benefit of a number of outbuildings including a detached stable block with six loose boxes and an L-shaped brick-built barn. The property also benefits from a large 51 ft. X 32 ft. Outbuilding and two external stores, suitable for a wide variety of uses.

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