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Idyllic Devon country house

Walland Hill was built in 1865 in an elevated position overlooking the magnificent countryside of the Teign Valley in Devon. The current owners have modernised and refurnished the house, including the installation of a superb conservatory, a new kitchen and solar panels.

The property has two entrance gates, one of which has a path leading to the original front door and the other leading to the entrance porch at the south west elevation. The entrance hall has timber flooring opens into the sitting room, which has an open fireplace with marble surround and two glazed doors through to the conservatory. The dining room is super for entertaining and features a carved granite fireplace with side plinths and a bread oven. Another dual aspect reception room is currently used as a music room

The kitchen/breakfast room is large and well-appointed, while the conservatory runs along the south east of the house and enjoys glorious views over the terrace, grounds and the surrounding countryside beyond.

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The first floor landing has access to the master bedroom suite, which has an open fireplace and enjoys wonderful far reaching views. Two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom comprise the guest suite and there are three further bedrooms upstairs.

Outside, the detached annexe benefits from exceptional views, and offers an open-plan living area and bathroom at first floor and a studio/office at ground level. There is also an attractive courtyard of traditional granite barns, one of which has planning consent for conversion to a holiday cottage.

The property has grounds of around five acres including attractive landscaped gardens on both sides of the quiet lane which include a former kitchen garden, arboretum with stream and lily pond leading to a netted tennis court and a 3.75 acre paddock.

Walland Hill is situated in a peaceful, rural location, three quarters of a mile from Chagford, within the Dartmoor National Park. The house is in an elevated position, with the Teign River flowing below it, and enjoys glorious views over the Teign Valley, Chagford and the Dartmoor countryside. Chagford offers a wide range of amenities, including churches, a primary and Montessori school, Post Office, and banks. Exeter is about 18 miles.

The guide price is £1.45m. For further information please contact Jackson Stops & Staff on 01392 214222 or visit

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