Soldon Manor is a substantial manor house dating back to the 14th century located just three miles from Bardworthy in Devon. The property is mentioned in Pevsner and the earliest reference to the house is in 1313 – it was once part of the estate of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The property has been through the hands of very few owners over the years, although the layout and footprint of the house have changed – the house as it stands now has been extensively refurbished and renovated whilst making the most of the considerable collection of period features including flagstone flooring, exposed roof beams and oak floors in the reception rooms; a concealed door in the panelling leads to a servants passageway into the large family kitchen and the double aspect study has a log stove.
Upstairs there are six double bedrooms (four en-suite) in total, plus two interconnecting single bedrooms.
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Outside the gardens and grounds extend to around one-and-a-half acres and includes a walled and hedged rose and herb garden on the southern side with a seating area to catch the sun. Immediately to the north is a courtyard and to the west is a young orchard growing a wide variety of fruit and a small paddock has a few different types of apple tree; a rose garden lies to the north.
Soldon Manor is located down a quiet lane in the North Devon countryside – the closest village is Bradworthy which has an excellent primary school and good local amenities. Holsworth, with more extensive shopping, is six miles and the north Cornish coastline is within a few miles.
The guide price is £950,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 848 842 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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