The property is situated in a rural location just outside the small Mid Devon hamlet of Nymet Rowland (0.7 miles). The nearby village of Lapford (1.5 miles) offers a good range of local amenities including excellent village shop/filling station, mobile post office, pub, primary school and pre-school. There is a railway station on the Tarka Line (Barnstaple to Exeter). The market town of Crediton (10 miles) has a larger range of day-to-day facilities including excellent schooling, shopping and recreational amenities. The university and cathedral city of Exeter (17.6 miles) has a wealth of facilities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and recreational pursuits. There are two mainline railway stations at Exeter on the Waterloo and Paddington lines plus an international airport.Description
Nymet Bridge House is a delightful, detached period property believed to date from the 13th Century with late 15th Century extensions and with more recent extensions and modernisation carried out by the present owners. The property, which isn't Listed, is of cob construction with more modern brickwork extensions all with a rendered facade under a tiled roof. The property benefits from beautiful gardens, orchards, river frontage, stabling and a large open fronted barn.Accommodation
From the main gardens the property is entered via a stable door into a front kitchen with modern wall and floor mounted units and leads directly into a back kitchen with electric Aga and sizeable breakfast room. A corridor gives access to a central staircase and a door leading to a period featured sitting room with stone surround fireplace with woodburner and small office area created from a former porch. A set of mahogany double doors lead into an L-shaped dining room with a beamed ceiling and French doors leading out to the gardens. From the far side of the breakfast room a corridor gives access to a rear porch, separate storage room and bathroom with wc, basin and bath with shower over. A further door leads into a library/office which gives access into a dual aspect study/5th bedroom with double doors leading into the conservatory.
The central staircase leads to a landing with doors accessing two double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, and a separate family shower room with wc and basin. The master bedroom was formerly two bedrooms and could easily be split again.
From the dining room there is a second set of stairs leading to a further two double bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom with basin and wc. This section of the property was formerly used as an annexe and could be used separately if required.Gardens
The property is set in private gardens and grounds amounting to circa 1.3 acres. The gardens are laid to lawn with an abundance of flowering shrubs, established trees and a kitchen garden. There is a mature orchard with picturesque views over the River Yeo which runs along the northern boundary of the gardens.Garaging & outbuildings
Attached to eastern side of the house is a large utility, a separate store room, garden store and garage all with power. There is an off-road parking area for at least 5 vehicles with a large, wood framed, open fronted barn, also with power that could easily house a caravan/similar or a further 4 vehicles.
To the west of the house are two former stables with an open fronted car port which are currently used for storage purposes. There is also a useful shed and large greenhouse along with a cedar wood 'Crown' pavilion with electrics and heating.Services
Mains water and mains electricity. Private water and private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.Directions
From Exeter head north on the A377. Proceed through Newton St Cyres, Crediton and Copplestone. Pass through the village of Lapford carrying on the A377. Continue for approx. 1.5 miles and turn left signposted Nymet Rowland. The property can be found on the right hand side.