Heathfieldlake Hill, Chudleigh, Devon
A large 4/5 bedroom property with an established and private walled garden, ample off-road parking and a garage. The Church, which benefits from having an architect designed conversion, retains the wealth of character but with many amenities expected from a modern home including fibre broadband, gas central heating and achieving a good energy performance rating of a “D”. Sympathetically converted to provide a home of impressive proportions.
- Former Convent Church
- Spectacular dining hall with vaulted ceiling and marble columns
- Gas central heating and impressive EPC rating of a D
- Well stocked grounds, ample parking and garage
- bedrooms (2 en-suites) plus study/5th bedroom
- Great access to the A38, serving Exeter, Plymouth and the M5
- Please call us on 01626 897555 to arrange a viewing
Chudleigh is a small town between Exeter and Newton Abbot, close to the edge of Dartmoor National Park and in the popular Teign Valley. Dartmoor National Park is best known for it's striking granite tors, steep wooded river valleys and heather covered moorland. Offering a wide selection of recreational opportunities such as walking, cycling, riding and fishing on the River Dart. On the doorstep is the beautiful Haldon Forest, whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, there’s something for you at Haldon Forest Park. With a great range of walking and cycling trails to suit all ages and abilities. Many of the region's finest beaches are within easy driving distance. The well regarded Chudleigh Primary School is located in the town along with regular bus services. For secondary schools you have the popular Teign School in Kingsteignton.
Chudleigh offers a wealth of local amenities including shops, a cricket field, a swimming pool, football pitches, allotments, parks, two doctors surgeries, a dentist and a library. For larger shops there are supermarkets in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot and Exeter. The market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes have mainline railway stations with direct links to London Paddington along with Exeter St Davids Station. There is also an international airport in Exeter. The A38 (Devon Expressway) which by-passes the town provides good access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5 motorway network. The A380 connects Torbay.
An original solid wood arched door leads into a welcoming lobby. The sun room positioned straight ahead lets in a wealth of natural light. A cloakroom to the right, consisting of WC and wash hand basin. The sun room has floor to ceiling windows to two sides and a door onto the central courtyard. The heart of this home is the grand dining hall, a fantastic size room retaining much of its character and detail with stone architraves, stunning Italian marble columns and a high vaulted ceiling with upper lighting. Light floods through a decorative arch stained-glass window (which could potentially be changed to clear glass) and many leaded windows along with a door leading directly onto the patio. French or Bi-fold doors would be a fantastic addition here looking and opening onto the garden. This grand room also has the warming ambiance of a large wood burner with a floor to ceiling exposed flue. The current owners uncovered the original tiled floor which is another lovely feature.
The sitting room is the perfect place to relax and unwind, having a warm and cosy feel. You can sit back and enjoy looking out into the centre courtyard garden whilst enjoying the warmth from the 2nd wood burner which has a wooden mantel and stone surround. The kitchen has a range of soft close wall and base units including drawers with rolled edge worktops over and tiled splash back. There is a stainless steel sink and built in eye-level gas and electric ovens as well as a fridge. Space for a dishwasher. A door leads into the pantry cupboard, currently housing an additional fridge and freezer. There could be scope here to knock the kitchen into the study to create a very large and impressive space should a new owner desire (subject to any necessary consents)
The separate utility room has base units with rolled edge worktop over with tiled surround. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. Storage cupboard. The property currently holds four bedrooms, two with en-suites plus a study. As you rise to the first floor you enter the mezzanine/gallery. This is a sizable area in which to view the beauty this period property has to offer.
The master bedroom is bathed in natural light and enjoys built in wardrobes. A door leads into the dressing room which has a built-in mirror fronted wardrobe. Following through to the en-suite bathroom which has a bath with tiled surround and a shower tap fitment over, wash basin, bidet and WC with tiled surround. From the opposite end of the impressive dining hall stairs rise to bedroom two which benefits from a walk-in dressing area with built in wardrobes. From the bedroom itself, French doors lead out onto a balcony, enjoying the lovely countryside views. The en-suite comprises a Tylo steam cabinet with multi-setting corner shower, wash basin, bidet, WC and partly tiled walls. Bedrooms three, four are located on the ground floor along with the family bathroom. There is also a storage cupboard and an airing cupboard. Directly off the dining hall is a study which overlooks the rear garden.
In the garden you’ll find a trellis walkway with established trailing wisteria leading into a large private high walled enclosed garden with a pleasant area laid to lawn. It is well stocked with various shrubs and bushes. There is a patio adjacent to the property offering a wonderful spot for a table and chairs for alfresco dining. There is a garden shed and a greenhouse for those with green fingers! At the top of the garden is a delightful summer house and seating area, a lovely spot to enjoy the established garden. There is ample private off-road parking with space for 5 cars plus a single garage. There is a further parking space by the front door. The garage has an up and over door to the front and a pedestrian door to the rear leading onto the garden. There are also double gates in the garden providing pedestrian access to the lane perfect for walking into Chudleigh town.
From our office at 31 Fore Street, Chudleigh proceed along Fore Street then turn left at the war memorial onto Old Exeter Street. Continue along onto Heathfieldlake Hill. The property can be found on the left hand side.