A beautifully positioned country property with outstanding views across the surrounding countryside. Beautiful Grade II listed house. 6 Bedrooms. 2 Bedroom Annexe. Substantial range of cob barns. Landscaped grounds. Far reaching rural views. Modern agricultural building. Totals 3.48 acres.
The property is situated just over a half a mile from the village of Lapford, which provides local facilities primary school, Public House, village hall, church, village shop and Petrol Station.
The A377 provides access to Crediton and beyond to Exeter to the south, and Barnstaple and the north Devon coast to the north.
The Cathedral city of Exeter is approximately 16 miles distant and has all the amenities associated with a major regional centre, including Princesshay Shopping Centre, an airport with national and international flights, and St Davids Train Station for connections in all directions.
There is good access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 via the A361 dual carriageway, adjacent to which is Tiverton Parkway Railway Station.
The A30 provides access to the east and west and the A38 to Plymouth and beyond.
The Tarka Line is a railway line from Exeter to Barnstaple and is half a mile from the property.DESCRIPTION
Kelland House is an impressive and substantial Grade II Listed country home with a versatile layout of accommodation set in 3.48 acres. The house dates back to the 16th/17th Century with extensive remodelling in the first half of the 19th Century and has retained a wealth of character and charm. From the front of the house there are outstanding views across the surrounding Mid Devon countryside. There are good road and rail links to both North Devon and Exeter from the property.ACCOMMODATION
In brief the accommodation comprises; entrance hall with elaborate staircase to the first floor and a large living room, with views to the east, attractive pine floorboards and decorative fireplace with wood burner. The dining room has a double aspect to the north and south, creating a large, light room with a large marble fireplace and connecting door through to the annexe and farmhouse style Kitchen. This has a range of base and wall mounted units, Rayburn and space for kitchen appliances and a second staircase to the first floor and steps into the adjoining utility and barn.
Upstairs the accommodation comprises of six good size bedrooms, each with an outlook over the surrounding countryside and gardens, two family bathrooms and a separate shower room.ANNEXE
A self-contained two bedroom annexe with its own access and garden providing further accommodation for family or an additional income.
Overall this is an impressive Regency house with well-proportioned rooms presented to a high standard.GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The house is approached by a gravel drive through granite pillars leading to a large parking and turning area to the front of the house. To the rear of the house there is a second drive which provides access to the barn and for oil/wood pellet deliveries. The main garden, with its sweeping lawns, includes an impressive chestnut tree amongst others, large ornamental duck pond and a range of well stocked borders.BUILDINGS
Attached to the eastern elevation of the house is a substantial two storey cob barn, currently used for storage and workshops but could be suitable for a variety of uses subject to planning.
To the west side of the garden there is a large field shelter and polytunnel. The owners have recently added a large barn comprising of two stables, hay loft and large machine store to the rear.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 235705.DIRECTIONS
From Crediton take the A377 road through Copplestone and continue into Lapford taking the first left hand turn signed Zeal Monachorum. Continue on this road for 0.7 of a mile and Kelland House is on the right, through the granite gate posts.SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Wood fuel central heating.
The property has a wood pellet boiler, which we understand benefits from a quarterly payment under the Renewable Heat Incentive, currently in excess of £6,800, until 2020. There are photovoltavics in the field, which we are informed provides an annual income of £1,800 until 2036. The property also has Solar Thermal and a private water source.