Arguably one of the most enviable locations in Dulverton, this beautiful south facing residence is situated in an elevated private position with panoramic views yet within easy walking distance of the excellent amenities of Dulverton. Dulverton nestles in the Barle River valley enjoying many riverside walks and is known as The Gateway to Exmoor. The town has a strong community and provides good day-to-day shopping together with two churches, a primary school, post office, chemist, medical, dental and veterinary surgeries and a well-supported town hall. In addition, there are good restaurants and recreational facilities including squash courts, all-weather tennis courts, football and cricket pitches.
Tiverton, 17 miles distant, offers further shopping and entertainment facilities and the well-known Blundells School together with easy access to the M5 and mainline railway station at Tiverton Parkway. The county town of Taunton is 27 miles away.
Situated within the Exmoor National Park, the property is ideally located to take advantage of the walking and riding on the wonderful heather and gorse clad moorland slopes and the beautiful river valleys. The North Devon coastline has an excellent range of beaches from which to enjoy numerous water sports, whilst Wimbleball Lake is just 6 miles away.DESCRIPTION
This attractive period property thought to have been built around 1920/30 to an interesting Italian style has maintained lots of character whilst being upgraded for modern living. Some of the features include partially leaded bow windows, ornate cornicing, curved first floor window and ornate arches. The house is complemented by its own beautiful gardens affording it much privacy. This well located and versatile residence will suit many lifestyles and Dulverton being served with superfast broad band gives the opportunity to work from home.ACCOMMODATION
An open porch gives access to the front door leading into the reception hall with fine ornate archways and the main oak staircase leading to the first floor. There is a second staircase leading to the first floor and the back door out to the porch and garden. Leading off the hall is a cloakroom and the butlers pantry fitted with a large dresser and butlers sink. The main reception room now serves as both the sitting room and dining room with an attractive archway between, a pair of bow windows to the south and French doors leading out to the patio. The room has ornate cornicing, a ceiling rose, picture rails and fireplace inset with wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with wall and base units, integral oven and hob, slate tiled floor, Aga, original built in dresser and larder.
On the first floor there are three large double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and two with en suite bathrooms fitted showers units and baths. There is also the family bathroom and three good storage cupboards and the airing cupboard. Stairs from this level lead to the second floor where there is another good-sized double bedroom, which could be used as a study. Also on this level is access to two attic storage areas.OUTSIDE
A private gated drive off Jury Road leads to the house and parking for several cars. Close to the entrance is a large single garage.
The mature gardens surround the property and are a real feature of this delightful home. The wonderful gardens comprise of lawns, herbaceous borders, superb variety of shrubs and trees, a large south facing paved terrace, seating areas, fruit bushes, a vegetable garden, a greenhouse and timber garden store and log store. The gardens offer a high degree of privacy for such a central town location.AGENTS NOTE
Should the property generate a lot of interest and offers the vendor reserves the right to offer the property by Informal Tender.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Broadband available.DIRECTIONS
From Dulverton centre proceed north in High Street and into Jury Road. Continue for a short distance and the drive for Little Mead is on the right-hand side immediately before the road starts to widen.COUNCIL TAX
Band G (2021/2022)