An individually designed country residence set amongst wonderful gardens with adjoining fields in all extending to approx 19.48 acres
Park is situated in a beautiful rural yet accessible location within the hamlet of Stawley and within 1 mile of Appley with its public house, community village stores and primary school. Wellington is within 7 miles and offers a good range of day to day facilities. The County Town of Taunton and the Cathedral City of Exeter are both within an easy drive and offer a greater range of shops, amenities, sixth form colleges and Exeter University. Communication links are fantastic in the area with the M5 motorway easily accessible at junction 26 and 27 and main line railway stations at Tiverton Parkway and Taunton having regular services to London Paddington.Description
Park is centred on an individually designed mainly single storey country residence which is believed to have been built in 1937. It enjoys an enviable position and is built in an elevated spot enjoying wonderful southerly views over its gardens and grounds together with distant views to the Blackdown Hills and Wellington Monument. Although the property requires updating, it has benefitted from a new roof in the past few years. Many of the principle rooms enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. There is a great deal of potential to develop further the property subject to planning as there is a large attic with window to gable end.
Outside there are beautiful gardens to the south and west along with former orchard, kitchen garden and paddock beyond. On the opposite side of the quiet lane can be found two further fields together with an area of woodland. The property also benefits an excellent selection of outbuildings including extensive garage/workshop, studio with adjoining storage sheds and cloakroom and in total the grounds extend to approximately 19 acres.Accommodation
Steps rise to a covered entrance porch, an ideal sitting area to enjoying taking in the gardens and views. From here glazed door leads directly into the entrance hall with night storage heater, picture rail and doorway leading into the inner hall. The living room comprises a spacious room for entertaining which enjoys fine views from two aspects including glazed French doors to the south, a brick open fireplace, night storage heater and four wall lights. Adjoining the hallway is access to the rear bedroom, again with brick fireplace, views from two aspects, picture rail and night storage heater. An adjoining staircase rises to the attic bedroom with vaulted ceiling, eaves storage, access to loft and garden views to the north.
The inner hallway allows access to the remaining accommodation with a large lounge/dining room to the west, again with wonderful views from three aspects including glazed French doors to the garden. There is also a further open brick fireplace and two night storage heaters. The kitchen and bathroom lie to the rear of the property with the bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. There is also an airing cupboard and a range of fitted cupboards. The kitchen is centred on an oil fired Aga together with a double drainer sink unit with mixer taps over with adjoining worktop surrounds with an excellent range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Beyond the kitchen is a rear hall with large walk in larder and doorway leading to the rear lobby and access into the garden. There are two further bedrooms, both with picture rails and one with a fitted cupboard and with the master bedroom enjoying the feature bay window.Outside
The property is accessed over a gravelled driveway through wrought iron gates hung from stone turreted pillars. There is ample parking and turning together with car port and large garage/workshop 40'3 x 18' of brick and timber construction and accessed through four folding doors and is connected with power and light. Situated close by can be found the studio 15' x 15' with views from two aspects including French doors to side. Adjoining range of outbuildings including garden store, tool shed and potting shed together with an outside WC. Adjacent can be found a kennel and oil storage tank. Beyond these buildings are the kitchen gardens along with former orchard and paddock beyond. To the front and side of the property are large expanses of lawn with beautifully shaped conifers and a fine selection of trees. Various central borders with well stocked ground foliage and heathers together with ponds and a further selection of outbuildings including workshop, tool shed, woodshed and lean-to. There is also a delightful thatched summerhouse/folly. The front aspect of the property is festooned with japonica and wisteria. On the opposite side of the quiet lane can be found the two fields. Both benefit from good road access through metal gates with one extending to 4.4 acres and the other 8.77 acres together with 2.36 acres of mixed woodland. In total the grounds extend to approximately 19.48 Acres.Services
Mains electricity. Private drainage. Private water supply.Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs Stags, Wellington Office.Directions
From Wellington head in a westerly direction towards Tiverton and after approximately 3.5 miles having passed The Beambridge Inn on your left hand side continue to the top of Whiteball Hill turn right signposted Greenham and Appley. Follow the road, passing through the village of Greenham and at Appley Cross turn right just before The Globe public house, turning left signposted Stawley. After approximately 1 mile the village of Stawley will be found. Turn right signposted Kittisford and Bathealton whereup Park will be seen a short distance along on the left hand side.