- Superb Village Setting Opposite the Church
- Rural and Village Views
- 4 Large Bedrooms (En-suite Bathroom)
- 1 Shower Room/Cloakroom
- 1 Bathroom
- 24'3 Lounge
- Large Triple Aspect Conservatory
- 17' Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room
- Dining Room
Superb Village Setting Opposite the Church
Rural and Village Views
4 Large Bedrooms (En-suite Bathroom)
1 Shower Room/Cloakroom, 1 Bathroom
24'3 Lounge, Large Triple Aspect Conservatory
17' Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Utility Room, Dining Room
2 Single Garages, Extensive Parking
Large 23'7 Garden Studio/Office/Hobbies Room
Double Glazed Windows
EPC Rating - C
Whilst most agents would say this, this really is a prime opportunity to purchase a stunning modern home within a country village setting. The property has been refurbished during 2020/21 by the present owners to an excellent standard and as a result offers modern convenience throughout.
The village of Skilgate is a pretty yet quiet backwater away from the hustle and bustle of tourist activity. However, it is also exceptionally convenient being within a very short drive of Wimbleball Lake, a renowned beauty spot with miles of walking, sailing, rowing and other activities.
Dulverton, the pretty and highly popular moorland town is within about 15 minutes' drive to the west with its wide range of independent shops and a wide variety of social clubs and activities as well as dentists, doctors, vets. Bampton the ever popular small mid Devon market town is located about 15 minutes' drive to the south and like Dulverton offers a wide range of shops and amenities. Tiverton is located to the south (from which there is then access to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27 and the Tiverton Parkway rail service to London Paddington (Fast trains approx. 2 hours). Taunton is to the east (approx. 23 miles), Somerset County Town with a broader range of services as you would expect. Access to the M5 at Junction 25 and also main line railway access (London Paddington approx. 1:45)
Of course one of the areas greatest features is the beauty of the Exmoor National Park. The southern edge of which is within a mile of the property. The Exmoor National Park offers some 264 square miles of wonderful moorland, rolling farming countryside, deep wooded river valleys, quaint villages and on its northern edge some superb coastline, including some of the highest marine cliffs in England.
From the drive the property is approached by a covered walkway at the side of the main garage, from here there is access into the Reception Hall, fitted display units and storage with stairs to first floor, Dining Room with bay window to front. Large 24'3 Lounge with bay window to front elevation, feature fireplace, double doors opening onto Conservatory (triple aspect with garden and country views), double doors onto garden and patio terrace. Shower room/cloakroom with shower, WC and wash hand basin. Large 17' kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of work surfaces, wall and base storage units, 1.5 bowl sink with single drainer, double oven with 4 ring hob, fume canopy over, Utility Room with further work surfaces and units, sink, boiler door and windows to rear elevation and gardens and door to side drive.
First Floor with "L" shaped landing area, principle bedroom suite with large double bedroom, extensive fitted wardrobes, window overlooking parish church and village, en -suite bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 a double room with window to rear overlooking gardens, adj field and surrounding countryside. Family Bathroom with bath (with shower fitment), wash hand basin and storage under, WC. Bedroom 3 a large double room with similar views to rear, Bedroom 2 again a large double room with windows to front overlooking the drive and parish church.
Lea Croft is gently recessed from this small and quiet village lane that runs through the village and set within a predominantly level garden plot. The property is approached at the front via timbered drive entrance gates and onto a large brick paved turning and parking area with side door access into the utility room. From here there is a side drive leading to Garage 2 (with further parking in front). This garage has an up and over door with side door to rear garden. The principle garage is located to the front of the property and has a Horstman electric up and over door and sliding door at side. At the side of this is access to the front door and then a path leads around to the rear of the property. Here the main gardens are set onto two main levels with raised paved terraced area giving access into the conservatory, utility room and Garage 2. A level area of lawn below with fine views and then a path at the right hand side of the garden leads down to a lower level lawned area (with mature shrubs and flowering borders). Within this area is a very large workshop/studio/home office/hobbies room which measures internally 3.5m x 7.2m. Two skylights to one side, electric connected and incorporating an extensive supply of power and USB points.
Mains Water and Electricity, Private Drainage, Oil fired central heating (Boiler may be replaced or repaired – awaiting clarification) , Superfast Broadband within the village, Photo Voltaic roof panels, Extensive power points and USB points within the property.
The property is linked with next door by their garages (garage 2) only.
We understand from our clients that the boiler will be upgraded before completion, make and model yet to be confirmed.
From Webbers in Dulverton continue up the High Street for approximately 1½ miles until you reach the A396, turn right then continue approximately 1 mile where the road is signposted to Bury. Proceed to Bury taking the first right hand turn and continue approximately 1½ miles to the crossroads (Frogwell Cross), continue over the crossroads posted Skilgate. At the central "T" junction in the village, turn right, proceed down a slight incline into the village, the road will then split left and right, take the right hand turning towards the Church (The property is located directly opposite the Church).
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