Ashleigh House is set on the very edge of Burrington, a village nestled on the western side of the Taw valley. Surrounded by unspoilt farmland, the village has a shop and a church. The nearest town is Chulmleigh, set on the other side of the valley, and offers a good range of local amenities including secondary school and medical centre, as well as a range of shops. The larger towns of South Molton and Barnstaple are about 12 and 14 miles respectively, both offering a further range of amenities. The Cathedral City and County Town of Exeter is about 27 miles and provides a comprehensive range of facilities.
The A377 that links between Exeter and Barnstaple is about 2.5 miles from the property and the Exeter to Barnstaple (Tarka Line) railway line follows a similar route with the nearest station being about 2 miles at Portsmouth Arms.Description
Ashleigh House is a handsome detached property set in a good, south facing position on the edge of the village and enjoys a fine outlook towards the village and away to Dartmoor in the distance. The well-proportioned accommodation is presented in superb decorative order and has period features such as a mosaic tiled floor in the porch, picture rails, fireplaces and stained glass windows.Accommodation
An attractive open VERANDAH and front door leads into the PORCH and then to the HALL with doors off to the DRAWING ROOM and DINING ROOM, both with large bay windows to the front and cast iron fireplaces with tiled inserts. The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM is fitted with bespoke, farmhouse style units, granite and beech worktops, a matching kitchen table and a former fireplace with an oil fired Rayburn. The UTILITY ROOM has been recently re-fitted with modern units and has plumbing for washing machine and dish washer.
On the first floor the GALLERIED LANDING leads to THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, with the two main bedrooms to the front each having a pair of french doors onto the BALCONY with fine views to Dartmoor in the distance. The master bedroom also has an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. The BATHROOM is fitted with a modern suite.
Accessed from bedroom 3 is an ATTIC ROOM with velux windows, radiators and lighting.Outside
To the front of the property are mature, well-planted borders behind retaining walls and cast iron railings and a path leads to the front door. There is a path to one side of the house with a well stocked herbaceous border. A driveway leads to the GARAGE, to the left of which are steps up to an enclosed, mainly lawned garden
Adjoining the rear of the house is a WORKSHOP and very useful COVERED AREA/GARDEN STORE that also link through to the attached GARAGE..
Set across the road, opposite the house is a PADDOCK/ORCHARD (0.59 acres), planted with a wide variety of fruit and ornamental trees. There is also a lower level of garden, formerly used as a vegetable patch.
In total the property extends to about THREE QUARTERS OF AN ACRE.Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating via radiators.
Council Tax Band - EViewing
Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.Directions
On the A377 about a mile north west of Chulmleigh, at Colleton Mills, take the turning signposted to Burrington. Stay on this road, continue into Burrington and through the village and Ashleigh House will be found on the right hand side as you leave the village.