Filham House is a substantial country house located near Ugborough the pretty Erme Valley. The property is believed to be built on the site of an old monastery which was destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII and the 14th century listed ruins of St. Andrews Chapel still lie in the grounds. The present house dates from the early 19th century and was extensively remodelled in the 1920s. It now provides good, spacious accommodation, a particular feature of which is the galleried dining hall.
Accommodation includes reception hall, a fine drawing room overlooking the garden, study, kitchen, breakfast room, sitting room with French doors out to the terrace, plus the dining hall with its double height ceiling galleried with attractive wrought iron railing. There are four bedrooms on the first floor including the master bedroom suite, and an annexe on the ground floor with a further bedroom, kitchen and reception room. The property sits in six acres of land and comes with five cottages, all with one or two bedrooms.
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Lawned gardens lie to the west while the lake and fountain lie to the south west of the house. Immediately to the south is an attractive paved terrace and a gaze tower, added in the late 18th century, from which there are magnificent views over the swimming pool and out across Dartmoor.
Filham House is tucked away on the edge of Ivybridge, a thriving, riverside market town in the lee of Southern Dartmoor which has excellent shopping and local amenities, as well as a mainline railway to London Paddington. There is good local riding, walking and sailing on the River Yealm.
The guide price is £1,950,000. For further information please contact Jackston-Stops & Staff on 01392 214222 or visit www.jackson-stops.co.uk.