Savills | Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3DA | Property for sale
3,187 sq ft(296.08 sq m)
Guide price £950,000

UffculmeCullompton, Devon, EX15 3DA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in February 2022
  • Flexible and sociable accommodation arranged over two floors
  • Magical established gardens and grounds
  • Swimming pool with terrace
  • Pretty lake with an abundance of wildlife

A fine, extended Georgian home with established gardens and grounds extending to about four acres with a stunning lake, wild flower meadows and heated swimming pool

About this property

  • Selgars House sits proudly in a beautiful position over looking its wonderful gardens and grounds. With its Georgian architecture, the striking façade is inviting and sets the tone throughout. Inside, the reception hallway is perfect for welcoming guests and is clearly the heart of the home. There are two formal reception rooms to either side, both benefiting from fine proportions, tall ceilings and a pretty outlook over the front garden, the sitting room also enjoys a working feature fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room offers a great space for family life with ample space for a kitchen table, the kitchen itself has a wide range of wall, base and drawer units with integrated appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen is the snug which is in the 17th century part of Selgars House, there is a wealth of character including exposed beams, exposed brickwork and an impressive fireplace. There is also a back staircase from the snug leading to the first floor. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a useful boot room which has doors leading outside, a pantry and utility room.

    On the first floor there are four bedrooms (one en suite), family bathroom and WC. Bedroom one is of particular interest with an en suite bathroom, dressing room (can be used as fifth bedroom) and views over the front garden. While bedroom two has wonderful views over the neighbouring mill pond.

    Outside, the grounds are magical and a particular feature to the property with many different areas within the four acres. Nearest the house is the formal gardens with a level lawn area and an array of mature shrubs, plants and trees. Pretty paths lead through the established borders and over the stream to the simply stunning lake which has an abundance of wildlife. Next to the barn is a terraced seating area looking out to the lake and countryside beyond.

    To the south, there is a wonderful, part walled garden with outdoor swimming pool and terrace, perfect for entertaining or alfresco dining. Further areas within the grounds include a kitchen garden, wild flower meadows with pretty paths meandering through to an orchard and further level lawn area. There are also greenhouses and a grape house.

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The grounds at Selgars House are simply magical, I could spend hours wondering around the wild meadow, orchard and sitting by the lake

Tom BedfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Selgars House is situated in a private position between the two villages of Uffculme and Willand with the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty only 3.6 miles distant. Uffculme itself has a good range of local facilities as well as the Ofsted registered Outstanding Uffculme School which is only 1.3 miles away. Independent schooling can be found at Blundells School in Tiverton which is about 7 miles away.
  • Further amenities can be found in the local market town of Tiverton, which has a selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as a selection of supermarkets including a Marks & Spencer food hall. The Exe Valley Leisure Centre offers a swimming pool, gym facilities and tennis courts, whilst Tiverton also has active football and rugby clubs.
  • Selgars House is well located, having easy access to communication links including M5 Motorway and Tiverton Parkway Station only five minutes away, providing regular services to London Paddington in under two hours.
  • About 15 miles away is the cathedral city of Exeter, with its thriving university, well regarded schools, theatres and wide selection of shopping and leisure facilities, including the Princesshay Shopping Centre and a John Lewis department store.

Additional information

  • Services – mains water & electricity, 28 panel solar array, new waste treatment plant for private drainage, ground source heat pump & fast broadband
  • M5 junction 27 about 2.3 miles Blackdown Hills AONB about 3.6 miles Tiverton about 7.5 miles
  • Directions: From J27 of the M5, follow the A38 towards Wellington and after about a quarter of a mile at the Waterloo Cross roundabout, turn right on to the B3181 towards Willand. Continue along this road, passing signs to Uffculme School and take the second turning on the left to Uffculme. Continue for 1km to the junction at the end of this lane and turn right. The lane to Selgars House is on the left after 900m. Continue to the end of this lane and Selgars House will be found on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold