Houndsmoor is a mid 17th century property, extensively refurbished in the late 19th century and now kitted out as an excellent family house in a very private position with no near neighbours. Listed Grade II, it is constructed of local stone with a tiled roof.
Inside there are outstanding, well-proportioned reception rooms and many period features add character throughout the house, including mullion windows, open fireplaces and a superb barrelled ceiling in the master bedroom. The bright drawing room in particular has a wonderful open fireplace. Upstairs, in addition to the master suite are three further bedrooms and two bathrooms.
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Outside is a very good range of traditional barns – the property was once a farm house on the Huntsham Estate – as well as a courtyard swimming pool by an open-fronted Linhay with a summer kitchen and a loft above. An open workshop and a tractor barn complete the outbuildings. The delightful gardens include a pond and an orchard. Total grounds come to around three acres.
Houndsmoor occupies this very private position which is still just 1.5 miles from the hamlet of Uplowman and six miles from Tiverton, which provides local amenities and has trains to London Paddington.
The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 848 823 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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