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A charming three bedroom detached barn conversion tucked away on the edge of the village with large enclosed garden and views to the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Peaceful edge of village location
Detached with country views
Open plan Kitchen / dining room
Sitting room with wood burning stove
Large enclosed garden
Substantial timber garden shed
Little Gratton is a most attractive stone barn conversion lying in a beautiful, peaceful rural setting. Ideally placed on the edge of the popular village of Stoodleigh on a quiet, no through lane. This thriving village community and lovely old church is situated above the Exe Valley about five miles to the north of the market town of Tiverton providing a good shopping centre. Fast dual carriageway access to Junction 27 of the M5 with its adjacent mainline station. London Paddington in approx two hours. Six miles to the south of Bampton, a charming village with popular pubs and restaurants, butcher, baker, greengrocer, chemist, doctor's practice, primary school, post office and a lovely 15th century church.
We understand the original barn dates back to the 1870's and was converted to a high standard, with a light and airy feel throughout and character comprising latch doors, deep sills, oil fired Rayburn,wood-burning stove, and exposed timbers.
A stable door opens to the entrance hallway with a useful cloak / shower room off, utility area with Worcester oil fired boiler for central heating, together with space and plumbing for washing machine and space for freezer. Hatch to boarded and insulated loft space. A large open kitchen/dining room has a delightful maple wood fitted kitchen with ample cupboards and drawers and working surfaces with tiled surrounds. An oil fired Rayburn providing cooking and hot water, built-in Neff electric cooker, integrated fridge and dishwasher, dining area. A wide opening into the sitting room which has a double aspect, corner fireplace with inset wood-burning stove, double doors from the sitting room open into the conservatory which overlooks the garden and has double doors leading out onto the patio and gardens. There is a spacious double aspect ground floor bedroom / study with fitted shelving to one wall and fitted wardrobe/cupboards. The first floor is attractively set into the eaves with exposed timbers, a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and Velux window. Further double bedroom with hatch to insulated loft. Family bathroom comprising bath, pedestal hand basin and W.C. Airing cupboard with hot water tank and immersion heater. Spacious under-eaves storage.
Outside there is a large enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with fruit trees including both cooking and eating apples and plums. There is a large paved patio area and a productive vegetable garden, substantial timber garden shed with composting area to the rear and oil storage tank. A gate from the garden leads you out to the side of Little Gratton and the parking area.
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 Tiverton take the A396 north towards Bampton for approximately three miles. Turn left sign posted Stoodleigh - From the Bampton direction proceed out of the town in the Tiverton direction joining the A396 at the Exeter Inn. Continue through Cove and take the first turning on the right just after the sign for Stoodleigh.
Crossing the bridge follow the lane to the right. This road is know as Stoodleigh Drive. Follow this road up to the village for about two miles. When you reach the village you will see the Stoodleigh Inn on your left. Just beyond this turn left, and continue along passing the church on the left and take the first turning on your left and Little Gratton will be seen a short distance along on the right. NB - PLEASE DO NOT USE SAT NAV
Mains water, electricity and mains drainage.