The property is set in a stunning rural location at the end of its own long drive within a secluded and idyllic setting. Though
in a rural location, the popular village of Spreyton is only 3.5 miles. Spreyton has a thriving community with a village shop, village hall, parish church and an award-winning pub. The towns of Bow and North Tawton are 3.7 miles and 8 miles whilst the larger towns of Okehampton and Crediton are 13 miles and 7.5 miles. These popular towns have a wide range of day-to-day facilities as well as excellent schooling opportunities. There are 3 primary schools within a radius of 5 miles.INTRODUCTION
Nymetwood is set in a beautifully secluded and rural location with glorious unspoilt views. The house is of early 19th Century
origins and later extended in the 21st Century to provide an excellent amount of accommodation. The property has been
modernised and re-designed over the years to create a spacious home of approaching 2,800sq ft yet consciously maintaining
original features and character. The current owners have also made vast improvements to the gardens that are now easy to enjoy and maintain. The land and outbuildings offer the opportunity for prospective buyers to run a smallholding for a variety of livestock with over 13 acres of grazing land.THE HOUSE
The entrance to Nymetwood is sheltered with an outer porch of stone and wooden pillars with a slate tile roof. The front door leads into a large inner porch / boot room which has brick flooring. The hall has a beautiful oak staircase with plank and muntin-style screening hiding a secret storage cupboard below the stairs. The flagstone flooring has underfloor heating which continues through the kitchen and into the dining room.
To the right of the hall is the later extension where there is a shower room, a boiler room with storage and a dual aspect study with oak flooring and views out to the gardens. NB this extension could also be converted into a separate annexe, subject to the necessary consents. The kitchen has a lovely open feel with windows facing north and west overlooking the gardens. It features a double cooker with bottled gas hob, Belfast sink and an array of wooden units with slate worktops. There is a built-in fridge / freezer and space for a dishwasher. Off the kitchen is a traditional larder. Down two steps to the south of the kitchen is a good sized dining room with a window facing south. To the west are double doors leading out onto a patio that
catches the afternoon sun, perfect for al fresco dining. The sitting room is a generous size and features a stunning stone fireplace with log burner. There are two beautiful exposed beams across the fireplace and through the centre of the room. The south facing windows provide plenteous natural light as well as lovely views into the gardens. To the right is a further sitting room /study with a glorious open brick fireplace and Victorian bake oven. There are windows facing south with garden views. Further exposed beams. Throughout all the rooms there is beautifully crafted oak windows, sills and skirting.
To the first floor is a good-sized landing with oak flooring. The triple aspect master bedroom is a fantastic size and features
built-in wardrobes. The en suite has a wc, basin and shower cubicle. The family bathroom is a generous size equipped with a bath with power shower over, wc and basin. There is a large airing cupboard and heated towel rail. Bedroom two is a great size with built-in wardrobes. There are three windows facing south and east. Bedroom four is of a good size with a window facing south. Between bedrooms two and four, the chimney indents into the rooms adding wonderful character and creates alcoves for shelving and storage. Bedroom three is a fantastic size with two windows facing south and west. The attic is part boarded with plenty of space for storage.THE GROUNDS
The entrance drive sweeps down roughly 300 metres through parkland with mature trees into a courtyard with ample parking.
The wonderfully maintained gardens are thoughtfully terraced with mature trees, shrubs and flowerbeds. There is a lovely west facing patio space that is superbly positioned for al fresco dining and a further seating area at the east side of the main lawn. To the west of the house is a field. To the east is an orchard and vegetable beds. Further north of this is a large clearing with a pleasant pond area and woodland continuing north.THE BUILDINGS
There is a building (22' x 20') opposite the house used as a workshop, storage and houses washing machine, dryer and
freezer. This building could be converted into a studio or used as a double garage with workshop space. Next to this is an
open lean-to (34' x 12') with space for farm machinery, etc. Further south is a linhay (62' x 16') that was previously used for a herd of Red Devons, now in need of renovation, with potential for conversion to a further dwelling, subject to the necessary consents. To the north is another barn (33' x 17') currently used for farm machinery.THE LAND
Please see the plan. There are five small fields totalling 13 acres that are gently sloping with stock fencing and excellent for livestock grazing. On the southern side is a delightful broadleaf woodland of around 4 acres with a small stream on the
boundary. There are two well-established orchards that have been used over time for cider making.
Overall the property amounts to about 20.4 acres.SERVICES
Mains water, Mains electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Excellent broadband.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed on the A30 towards Okehampton. Turn off at the Whiddon Down exit signposted A382. After the
service station on the right, turn right, signposted Winkleigh and Torrington. After a further mile, just as you head back over the A30, turn right signposted Spreyton. Proceed to the village and continue through the village ignoring the left hand turn into the centre. Proceed out of the village and after approximately 1.5 miles turn right. Proceed to Hillerton Cross (a staggered x-roads) and keep the stone cross on your right. Proceed through Hillerton and after approximately half a mile, by the wooden gate, turn right onto Thorne Lane. Continue down the private lane for roughly 300 metres where you will find Nymetwood.