Tottiford Woodlands, Christow, Exeter, EX6
A bright and spacious semi detached five bedroom barn conversion situated in a stunning rural location close to Kennick and Tottiford reservoirs. The property has been sympathetically designed and well maintained retaining many character features including vaulted ceilings, original beams and solid wood doors and floors, yet encompasses a 'modern' feel with ample light and neutral décor. The property benefits from a lovely garden, paddock, stables and home office.
- 5 Double Bedroom Barn Conversion
- Detached office/outbuilding
- Many character features such as exposed stone walls, timber and stone flooring plus A frame beams and vaulted ceilings!
- Wonderfully located for keen walkers and fisherman!
- Small paddock/orchard
- Stable/storage block
- Good horse riding in the immediate area
- Energy Performance Rating D, Solar Panels and Full Double Glazing!
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- Please call us to arrange a viewing on 01626 897555
Kennick Barn is located roughly 3 miles away from Christow which is a highly desirable countryside village in the Teign Valley with its well renowned public house the Artichoke Inn and other village amenities including Post office and village store. There is also a surgery/health centre, a primary school and modern community centre. On the edge of Dartmoor National Park, the surrounding area offers plenty of activities including Haldon Forest Park for cycling and walking, Teign Valley Golf Course, and the picturesque Kennick reservoirs for fishing. The market town of Moretonhampstead, provides most everyday facilities. The cathedral city of Exeter, 13 miles away with many primary and secondary schools. Exeter School and The Maynard School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the finest in the country. Communication links are excellent with the M5 motorway at Exeter providing access to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall and Bristol and London. There are regular rail services to London from Exeter St David's, taking as little as 2 hours. There is also an international airport in Exeter providing two flights a day to London City Airport. 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. Many of the region's finest beaches are within driving distance.
You enter the property into the comfortable and welcoming Kitchen/breakfast room. You instantly notice the solid wood floors and the charming stone walls with attractive brick feature around the window and back door frame. The oil-fired Aga warms the room beautifully and creates both excellent cooking facilities and a homely ambiance. Wooden stairs lead to the first floor landing and original ceiling beams help to retain the feel of a converted barn. The kitchen area has a butler sink sunken into wooden work tops surrounded by wooden base level units. There are two electric ovens built in and a five ring hob. There are additional granite work tops and adjacent to the oven is a built-in knife rack and a fitted chopping board. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs plus a sofa. To the rear of the room is a large walk in larder cupboard, currently housing a fridge/freezer and the controls for the solar panels. A door leads into the study which has a large window overlooking the tranquil front aspect. The living room also leads off the Kitchen and has A frame beams and a vaulted ceiling. Two windows overlook the front aspect and a wood burner creates a focal point. From the living room the hallway with original Granite stone flooring gives access to the garden through a side door and also leads to the remainder of the ground floor accommodation which has been architecturally designed by the current owner. The hallway is an ideal area for coats and boots plus there is a useful storage cupboard. The shower room/utility room has been beautifully fitted with attractive grey floor and wall tiles benefiting from underfloor heating. There is a WC and a double shower unit with a large shower head and glass front. This room doubles as a utility room with a butler sink set into a wooden work top and space for a washing machine. A further inner hallway with a window overlooking the generous garden leads to bedrooms three, four and five. Bedroom three has two windows overlooking the front of the property, useful eaves storage and a feature mezzanine level. Bedroom four has double aspect windows and bedroom five also has two windows, eaves storage and a fitted wardrobe. At the top of the multi directional staircase a window overlooks the paddock and neighbouring land and allows ample natural light onto the landing. To your left is bedroom two which is a double room with a velux window and vaulted ceiling. To your right is the master bedroom and the family bathroom. The master bedroom is a generous sized room with a velux window plus a feature curved window which enjoys stunning wonderful views over the garden and beyond. The ceiling is vaulted and built in wardrobes extend the entire width of the room. The bathroom has been beautifully designed and fitted with sand coloured tiling complimented by the crisp white suite of a panelled bath, WC and wash hand basin which is set into a vanity unit. There is also a double shower unit and a heated towel rail.
To the front of the property is a five bar gate which leads into the gravelled driveway, shared with the neighbour. From the drive a further five bar gate leads to the log store, store room and the home office. The home office is fully insulated with a wood burner fitted and electricity connected. A lawn runs along the length of the house, past a paved terrace, to the top of the garden where there is access to the paddock and stable block with tack room. The garden is enclosed with fencing and is surrounded by stunning Devon countryside. There is a corner decking area ideally positioned to enjoy the sunshine whilst admiring the view. The paddock has a variety of trees including walnut and apple trees.
Mains electricity. Private drainage. Shared borehole water supply. Oil fired heating and Aga. 16 solar panels on the highest rate feed-in tariff for electricity and hot water. Rights of Way: We have been advised that Kennick Sawmill has a right of access across the main drive to their field.