Castle House is set in the south eastern corner of The Square in the very popular village of North Molton, which sits on the south western foothills of Exmoor National Park and only a short distance from the A361 North Devon Link Road. The village has a thriving community and offers an excellent range of amenities including an excellent shop and post office, primary school, village hall, garage, sports club and two public houses along with many groups and societies.
The local market town of South Molton is approximately three miles and provides an excellent range of further amenities including schooling to secondary level, banking facilities, weekly pannier markets and Sainsbury's supermarket. The A361 provides an excellent road link to the regional centre of Barnstaple to the west and to Tiverton and the M5 (Junction 27) to the east where there is a railway station at Tiverton Parkway on the London Paddington line.
Exmoor National Park, renowned for its spectacular scenery and excellent opportunities for walking, riding and fishing, is about a mile away from the property and the impressive North Devon coastline with is steep cliffs and wide sandy beaches is also within easy reach by car.Description
Castle House is a spacious Grade II listed period house believed to date from the 18th Century. The house offers spacious and versatile accommodation with there being a self-contained first floor bedsit/annexe which could be utilised to provide a useful income or provide a useful work space. The property has scope for some modernisation giving any prospective buyer the opportunity to make the property their own. There is a good sized courtyard garden to the rear, small integral garage and a useful covered area (formerly a coach house) accessed by double doors. Parking is usually easily available to the front of the property.Accommodation
The front door leads into an ENTRANCE LOBBY with plenty of coat hanging space. A door leads directly into a RECEPTION/DINING HALL with tiled floor and storage cupboards. This room is open to the KITCHEN which is fitted with pine fronted wall and base units, tall unit with integrated double oven, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, 4 ring LPG hob with hood over, space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for fridge. The SITTING ROOM has exposed beams and a fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth, shelved alcove and secondary staircase to the first floor. Off the main hall is an INNER LOBBY with door into a CLOAKROOM and the small GARAGE with plumbing for washing machine and sliding door to the outside.
On the first floor there is a spacious GALLERIED LANDING. There are FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS with the main bedroom having fitted wardrobes along one wall.
There is a BATHROOOM fitted with a panelled bath with shower over, WC and vanity wash basin. There is a separate CLOAKROOM with WC, pedestal wash basin and linen cupboard. A secondary LANDING has stairs down to the sitting room.Bedsit/Annexe
To the left end of the house double timber doors lead into the former COACH HOUSE (currently used for storage) with further access to the rear courtyard garden. A door and staircase leads to a first floor ANNEXE/BEDSIT together with a small KITCHEN AREA with stainless steel sink and drainer and tiled work top, SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash basin.Outside
To the rear there is a high walled courtyard garden with two raised terraces and flower beds. Parking is widely available to the front of the property or in the village Square.Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. LPG fired central heating via radiators.Viewing
Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.Directions
From the North Devon Link Road (A361) just to the north of South Molton take the turning towards North Molton. Follow this road for about 2½ miles and continue into the village. The property will be clearly found in the south eastern corner of the Square.