Cotleigh House is a large Edwardian Arts & Crafts country property built in 1913. The house was designed for the reception rooms to make the most of the panoramic views of the Taw Valley and Dartmoor, while the rooms to the rear overlook the pretty gardens.
Period features include oak panelling, bay windows, wooden floors and original furniture, and the reception rooms are ideal for entertaining. The main kitchen/breakfast room has an Aga and connects to a useful walk-in pantry.
The bedroom accommodation lies off the first-floor landing at the top of the elegant oak staircase and comprises the master suite and four further bedrooms. A further staircase leads up to a loft room on the second floor and a large attic.
In total, the house offers kitchen/breakfast room, second kitchen, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, utility room, cloakroom, store room, conservatory, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and extensive attics.
Outside, the house is surrounded on all sides by its gardens which include the large lawn to the front, the kitchen garden to one side and a bluebell wood. Behind the house are a bog garden and a rose and herb garden with a delightful terrace and pond. The former pump house has been used as an artist’s studio. A former coach house is currently used for garden storage.
The cottage, called Thatched Warren, dates back to the 16th century, is Grade II listed and was the original farmhouse on the site. The property has been completely refurbished, while accommodation comprises large sitting room and dining room, a snug, and four upstairs bedrooms. Ideal as guest accommodation, the cottage also has its own gardens and a tennis court.
The gardens and grounds extend to over seven acres including a four acre field.
Cotleigh House is located in the quiet hamlet of Elstone just two miles from Chulmleigh and ten miles from South Moulton in Devon. Chulmleigh is a small thriving town while Exeter is 25 miles.
The guide price is £2.25m. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 020 7629 7282 or visit www.struttandparker.com.
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