Town House is a beautiful Grade II* Listed building offering a wealth of charm and preserved period features, a significant property of note in this highly sought after picturesque village.
Believed to primarily date back to circa 1600, with some evidence of earlier mediaeval characteristics, Town House is a fine example of a beautifully preserved 17th Century residence retaining many fine Jacobean features and of Cob and Stone construction. A significant property of note, this Grade II* listed property sits within this highly sought after village and playing host to a wealth of period attributes, one truly senses they step back in time upon entering not only the village but across the threshold of Town House itself.
A reception hall with Jacobean wood panelling and stone floor leads to three of the four reception rooms each enjoying finely preserved historic wood panelling, large open fireplaces, and mullion style lead casement windows with original shutters and window seats. The hall also plays host to the principal staircase which leads to the principal wing of the first floor. Further along, the hall leads to the farmhouse style kitchen with its impressive inglenook fireplace encompassing a large Aga with two bread ovens, a walk in pantry, door to the second staircase, door to fourth reception room/snug and door to large Scullery, utility and ground floor shower room with triple access to both front, rear and sides of the property.
Upon rising to the principal wing of the first floor, Town House first floor offers 6 large bedrooms and a large family bathroom in total with the principal room benefiting from its own ensuite bathroom and beautiful views of the surrounding gardens and grounds. Many of the bedrooms also play host to an abundance of afore mentioned period features including wood panelling, open fireplaces, lead casement windows with shutters and seats and centuries old darkened timber floorboards.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens and grounds of Town House are particularly beautiful with an initial ornate south facing walled garden leading from the main house hosting pretty box hedging and well planted with various shrubs, plants and trees. Beyond the walled garden to the Eastern elevation of the property, Town House enjoys extensive lawns leading to the front of the house. Outbuildings and former stables as well as access back into the house via the utility room which is located on the Western elevation. From here gated access leads to estate owned fields and paddocks beyond.
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A fine period house in a historic village on the edge of the East Devon AONB, this property character, charm and bags of potential.Chris CliffordProperty agent