Fine & Country

Guide price

£915,000

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Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh, EX37

6 bedroom house for sale

detached House, Annexe, Fine and Country

6 Bedrooms

4 Bathrooms

5 Receptions

Key Features

  • BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED PERIOD PROPERTY
  • DETACHED FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE WITH SELF-CONTAINED TWO BEDROOM ANNEXE.
  • AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING + GARAGES
  • HIGHLY DESIRABLE LOCATION
  • THREE/FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • SUPERB SOUTH FACING GARDENS EXTENDING TO JUST OVER ONE ACRE IN TOTAL.
  • PRESENTED AND MAINTAINED BEAUTIFULLY THROUGHOUT
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Property Description

Holt Gate is a remarkable Grade II listed character property that possesses several notable features and is steeped in history and is presumed to have originated from the early 16th Century. The property is regarded as a particularly fascinating specimen of its kind, with an interior that showcases exceptionally high-quality carpentry work, adding to its allure. Comprising of four bedrooms, two-bedroom ancillary accommodation, approximately 1 acre of grounds and conveniently positioned in the desirable village of Chittlehamholt.

Throughout the property, the accommodation has been meticulously maintained and tastefully presented, offering a harmonious blend of contemporary living and the timeless charm associated with a building of its era. The careful preservation of its original features ensures that the property exudes an ambiance of historical significance.

The house features an open porch leading to the front door, which opens into a cross passage with original oak plank and muntin screens. On the left side of the hallway is a sitting room with exposed ceiling beams and a fireplace with an oil-fired 'wood burner'. On the opposite side of the hallway is a dining room with a flagstone floor and exposed ceiling timbers.

The kitchen/breakfast room is well-equipped with modern base units, granite worktops, a central island unit, wall cupboards, window seat, two built-in ovens with a hob, a sink unit, and a Rayburn. There is a utility room fitted with modern units, a sink unit, and plumbing for a washing machine. It also has a door leading to a shelved larder.

There is a second dining room with glazed double doors to the garden terrace, additional glazed double doors to the courtyard, and a door leading to a study/office and cloakroom.

A remarkable feature of the house is the vaulted sitting room, which has glazed double doors opening to the garden and courtyard. It boasts a slate flagstone floor, a stone fireplace with an oil-fired 'wood burner', and a plumbed bar at one end.

Moving to the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, a family bathroom, and a superb shower room.

Situated at the rear of the main house is a single-storey barn that has been thoughtfully converted to a remarkably high standard. This barn conversion provides a great deal of flexibility in terms of its use. It can serve as an extension to the existing accommodation, creating additional living space for the main residence. Alternatively, it can be utilized as a holiday accommodation, offering a comfortable and unique retreat for visitors. Furthermore, the converted barn can also be used to accommodate a dependent relative, providing them with a separate yet accessible living arrangement.

Holt Gate features off-road parking, a garage providing access to the courtyard, and well-maintained gardens that enhance the property's appeal.

The grounds surrounding Holt Gate are equally captivating, the front garden includes a spacious lawn with mature trees, a rockery, and an ornamental pond. Additionally, there is a productive vegetable garden with a greenhouse. Adjacent to the house, there is a terraced seating area with a gazebo, leading to another lawn area with beautifully stocked borders and stunning valley views. The garden is complemented by an excellent 12' x 8' Victorian design greenhouse. Overall, Holt Gate occupies nearly 1 acre of land.

The grounds surrounding Holt Gate are equally captivating, featuring beautifully maintained gardens that contribute to the property's overall appeal. Moreover, the property benefits from a stunning outlook across the picturesque Mole Valley to the southeast, providing breathtaking views that add to the overall allure and desirability of the location.

Overall, Holt Gate is a truly exceptional character property with a rich history, exquisite interior craftsmanship, versatile living spaces, and captivating surroundings. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the charm of a bygone era while enjoying modern comforts and amenities.

N.B: Holt Gate possesses a non-compliant septic tank. The vendor has received a quote of £30,000 + VAT if the property were to be put on mains drainage. As a result, the property has been priced accordingly.

Key Information

Tenure:

Freehold

Council Tax:

E

SERVICES:

We understand that the property is connected to mains water and electricity. Drainage to a private system. Holt Gate possesses a non-compliant septic tank. The vendor has received a quote of £30,000 + VAT if the property were to be put on mains drainage. As a result, the property has been priced accordingly.

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Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agent

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