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Shillingford, near Bampton
A rare opportunity to own a superb 4 bedroom bungalow set within 3 acres of beautifully secluded gardens and grounds with a large pond, river frontage and double bank fishing rights. No onward chain.
3 acres of level gardens and grounds with large pond
River frontage with double bank fishing rights
38' sitting room
Kitchen/ dining room
Boot room, utility room, store room and cloakroom
Bampton c. 2 miles, Tiverton c. 8 Miles, Taunton c. 18 miles
NO ONWARD CHAIN
Old Oaks is situated in a beautifully secluded, position on the edge of Shillingford with delightful southerly views over its own extensive gardens and grounds. Shillingford is a quiet, rural hamlet situated just 2 miles from the charming, country village of Bampton with popular pubs and restaurants, butchers, baker, greengrocer's, chemist, doctor's practice, primary school, post office and a lovely c15 century church. The market town of Tiverton lives 7 miles to the south with good facilities including several supermarkets, a wide range of shops, modern hospital, leisure centre and schools including Blundell's School. From Tiverton there is fast access via the North Devon Link Road to the M5 Motorway at junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway mainline station providing trains to London Paddington in just 2 hours. The whole area is well know 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.
Built in 1983, this superb, detached bungalow offers particularly spacious accommodation with well proportioned, light and airy rooms including the entrance hallway, an impressive 38' living room with a wood-burning stove and patio doors which open on to the south facing terrace. The kitchen/ dining room is fully fitted with cream units incorporating a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and an Everhot stove with extractor hood over, slate floor with under floor heating. There is a feature brick wall and patio doors from the kitchen leading out to the west facing terrace which overlooks the pond, an ideal spot for al fresco dining. Off the kitchen there is access to the laundry room with plumbing for washing machine and dryer, fitted cupboards, and door to the driveway. In addition there is a separate boot room, a boiler room with Worcester boiler, and separate cloakroom. Inner hallway leading to the master bedroom suite with patio doors, an en suite walk in shower room and a dressing room. In addition there are three further bedrooms, two of which are double and one single all served by the family bathroom with both a bath and shower cubicle. The property benefits from solar panels, propane gas central heating and there is uPVC double glazing throughout.
The grounds provide a most attractive and tranquil setting, comprising three acres of secluded, level gardens and grounds, with many new and mature trees and a large attractive pond which is a haven for wildlife and we understand from the owner is regularly visited by kingfishers. A large area of the garden is currently laid to lawn and wild flower meadows with mowed pathways leading you around the gardens and grounds along the river edge and around the pond, some of the land could readily be fenced off to provide a paddock if required. Boarded on the southern boundary by the River Batherm and including 389 metres of river frontage with double bank fishing.
The property is approached through a timber gate with personal side gate, leading to a large tarmac parking and turning area immediately in front of the bungalow. Off the entrance drive are two timber garden sheds and within the grounds there is a further area of hard standing with a timber and galvanised stable block/ store (c. 27' x 13') ideal for storing wood and garden equipment. A large, paved terrace lies to the south and west sides of the bungalow, the perfect place to enjoy the abundance of wildlife and beautiful views.
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 Bampton proceed out of the town in the Taunton direction on the B3227 for approximately 2 miles and on entering the village, the property will be seen on the right hand side, opposite the bus stop.
Mains electricity and water. Sewage Treatment Plant with licence to discharge. Propane gas heating with a bulk storage tank.
This superb 4 bedroom bungalow is set within 3 acres of beautifully secluded gardens and grounds with a large pond, river frontage and double bank fishing rights. EPC: D