Hamilton House, Chudleigh Sold STC

Hamilton House, Chudleigh

Ref. 001958

Offered to the market with no onward chain. Hamilton House is an impressive five-bedroom grade II listed period property with high ceilings, multiple reception rooms and a beautiful established garden. This property retains a good deal of character and period features such as ornate cornicing and deep skirting boards. It sits in a private tucked away position set back from Fore Street in Chudleigh. Hamilton House forms a substantial part of the historic 'Swanston House' which is believed to have been built in the late 17th century or early 18th century. In 2000-2001 'Swanston House' was re-modelled and restored creating three luxury properties. Hamilton House is the right-hand side of the main house with a grand gravel driveway approaching the property with double garage beyond.

  • A Grand End Terrace Georgian Property Close To Amenities
  • Five Double Bedrooms, Most With Views
  • Three Bath/Shower Rooms Plus Ground Floor Cloakroom
  • Three Reception Rooms Plus Loft Room Offering Versatile Living
  • Beautiful Established Garden
  • High Ceilings, Fireplaces And Owned Solar Panels
  • Double Garage Plus Parking
  • Great Road Link Providing Easy Access To The A38 and M5


Chudleigh is a small country town between Exeter and Newton Abbot. 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. Dartmoor National Park is close by, best known for its 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 easy driving distance. The well-regarded Chudleigh Primary School is located in the town along with regular bus services to Newton Abbot and Exeter. For secondary schools you have the popular Teign School in Kingsteignton and numerous highly regarded private schools in the area including Exeter School, Maynard, Stover, Trinity and Torquay Girls and Torquay Boys Grammar. Chudleigh offers a wealth of local amenities including shops, a cricket field, a swimming pool, football pitches, allotments, parks, two doctor’s surgery, a dentist and a library. For larger shops there are supermarkets in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot and Exeter. The market town of Newton Abbot has a mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington/Waterloo, 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. And the A380 connects Torbay.


You enter the property into a welcoming 'T' shaped hallway with doors to the principal rooms and a lovely period style staircase with cloakroom below it. There is also an impressive arched, part glazed door to the side aspect. The living room is to the rear elevation and boasts a large box bay window with double French doors overlooking the beautiful garden. As a focal point to the room there is a fireplace with marble surround and mantel together with an ornate cast iron insert. The dining room is to the front of the house (currently used as the study) and has an ornate period fireplace and two recessed sash windows with timber side panels and deep cills. There is a study off the entrance hall (currently used as the dining room) which enjoys a multi-pane sash window to the front aspect. The kitchen is a good size with room for a table and chairs in the centre. A box bay window with central glazed door overlooks the rear garden. There are a good range of timber fronted wall and base cupboards with rolled edge work surfaces and tiled splash backs. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and space for a washing machine close to the single drainer stainless steel sink unit. A timber surround fireplace with cast iron, tiled insert adds character to the room, and it is also enhanced by the AGA cast iron cooker. The staircase with turned hardwood handrail rises to the first-floor landing. Here there are doors to three bedrooms, two double door airing cupboards and a shower room. The master bedroom is a substantial and bright room with a multi pane sash window overlooking the garden and a timber surround fireplace with cast iron insert. This room also benefits from an en-suite bathroom along with a separate dressing room. The en-suite is a fabulous size and includes a panel bath as well as a shower enclosure with thermostatic shower bar. There is a close coupled WC and a wash basin set in a useful vanity cupboard. Next to the shower enclosure there is also space for an optional washing machine and tumble dryer. The walk-in dressing room has plenty of storage and hanging rails for clothing. Bedroom two is to the rear and has a large multi pane sash window offering lovely rural views. There is also a built-in wardrobe. Next to this room is a shower room with large shower enclosure, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. It is part tiled and has an extractor fan. Bedroom three is at the front of the property with two sash windows overlooking the driveway. It also has a built-in wardrobe. From the landing stairs rise to the second floor which has two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Bedroom four is a good size room currently set up as a living room and has a sash window with delightful rural views. A deep built-in wardrobe offers lots of storage and there is another fireplace with cast iron insert. Bedroom five has two sash windows to the front elevation with distant rural views. There is a fireplace with a deep alcove next to it with space for a wardrobe. The bathroom on this level is partly tiled and has a panel bath with thermostatic shower over as well as a glass shower screen. There is a pedestal wash basin and a close coupled WC. On the landing is a door opening to stairs which rise to the third floor. This top floor boasts a spacious hobby/multipurpose room. It is a very large room with vaulted ceiling. Two walls have cupboards offering eaves storage and there is another cupboard housing two gas combination boilers and an electric consumer unit. A multi-pane casement window has views through elaborate stonework towards the church.


To the front of the property there is a large, shared gravel driveway bordered by stone walls and mature trees creating a grand approach. The double garage and parking are to the rear of the house and can be reached by a driveway to the side of Hamilton House. To the rear is the well-established garden which is a joyous feature of the house. It has a myriad of mature trees and shrubs, and the lawn has a steppingstone pathway meandering through it. From the house there is an elevated paved area of patio ideal for relaxing and al-fresco dining. The garden is bordered to one side by a beautiful high stone wall and the other side boasts mature hedging. The rear of the garden also has a stone wall with an arched double wooden gate which leads to the rear driveway and double garage. The rear garden has the benefit of being accessed from both the living room and the kitchen as well as the bottom of the garden.


From our office at 31 Fore Street, Chudleigh proceed west towards the Church and turn left into the gravel driveway just before it. Visitors may park to the left of the drive, in front of the main house or in front of the double garage to the rear. Viewings by appointment only.


Mains electric, gas, water, and drainage. Gas central heating. Solar Panels owned.