Castle Street, Bampton
Great business opportunity. Beautiful period four/five bedroom comfortable family home in the heart of Bampton with a pretty south facing walled garden and parking. Studio/shop, store rooms and office accommodation on the ground floor of 1,340 sq feet
Georgian period family home
Three large reception rooms
Two bathrooms and ground floor cloakroom
Potential annex/flat accommodation
Large studio/shop and offices
Off road parking
Situated in the heart of Bampton, 6 Castle Street is a charming Grade II Listed Georgian period family home with a large studio/shop premises on the ground floor with additional office space and plenty of scope for a variety of business propositions or letting income. In parts the building dates back to the 15th Century and has a rich history having been a counting house, an iron-mongers, general stores, gentleman's outfitters and more recently a craft shop and tourist information centre, conveniently located just a short walk from the many amenities that this charming, historic village has to offer which include shops, pubs, primary school, doctors surgery and a lovely 15th century church. The larger market town of Tiverton lies 7 miles to the south with a wide range of facilities including the well regarded Blundell's School. From Tiverton, there is fast dual carriageway access to J27 of the M5 and Tiverton Parkway mainline station with regular intercity services to London (Paddington 2 hrs). The whole area is well known for its outstanding natural beauty with Exmoor National Park just 3.5 miles to the north and the beaches of the beautiful North Devon coast are only a 40 minute drive.
Three access points from the ground floor making the whole easily divided if required, on the ground floor there is a large entrance, reception room with stairs off to the first floor, double fronted studio/shop premises, office with cloakroom off, and two further useful store rooms. A separate front door with stairs to the first floor, beautiful internal stairway with arched window, leading to the first floor galleried landing and access to the fully fitted kitchen with pantry off, drawing room, dining room, day room with door off to the second landing with stairs up from the street, a useful utility/galley kitchen, door to family bathroom and double bedroom with exposed beams and velux windows. From the galleried landing stairs lead up to the second floor with three double bedrooms and a small fourth bedroom which is currently used as a study area, door with stairs down to the shower room. The whole property has many fine features including the elegant staircase, attractive fireplaces, sash windows, deep skirtings and some fine moulded architraves so typical of the Georgian era.
Outside double coach doors give access to the cobbled courtyard which provides off street parking and a side entrance into the house, beyond the parking area is the quiet and pretty walled garden which is south facing and mainly laid to lawn interspersed with flower and shrub boarders.
The property makes an ideal family home with great potential for earning additional income from letting the ground floor or for those looking for a live / work opportunity. There is also potential to make a first floor flat using the door and separate access via the second staircase.
Please see the floor plan for the dimensions. The internal photos have been taken with a wide angle lens to show more of the rooms.
From Seddons office turn left into Silver Street and proceed to the end, turning right into Castle Street, and the property will be seen a short distance along on the right hand side.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Broadband connection.