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Charming country house six miles from Tiverton

Houndsmoor is a charming, practical country house for sale in Devon. Built in the 17th century, and refurbished in the late 19th century the house sits in a very private position.

Listed Grade II with dressed stone mullions and a tiled roof, the house has appealing sunny reception rooms including the study, sitting room and dining room, with a selection of period features in tact including good cornicing, large open fireplaces and stone flagged floors. Upstairs are the master bedroom suite and three further bedrooms, with two bathrooms.

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Outside,the gardens comprise a selection of individual areas with hedges, specimen trees and well tended beds, as well as a cut flower garden and large lawned areas. A number of natural ponds and a stream running through the gardens also add character.

The outbuildings include an original Linhay which overlooks the swimming pool, a workshop, changing rooms and a garage, which could all be converted into additional accommodation. A large tractor barn also has ample storage for machinery or cars.

Houndsmoor is located just over a mile from the hamlet of Uplowman and six miles from both Tiverton and Bampton, both of which have excellent day-to-day shopping, while the M5 is just five miles.

The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 848 823 or visit  

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