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Leburn House is an outstanding example of a Grade II * Listed Georgian property, situated in the heart of Bampton within walking distance to local shops and amenities. Documents are said to record a date of building as 1766 for the wool merchant, Richard Bowden. This beautiful home offers extensive accommodation of great charm and character and retains many original features including a fine staircase, sash windows, open fireplaces and the original ceiling mouldings and cornicing. The Listing describes the property as "An impressive C18 town house in a prominent position in Luke Street with exceptional exterior and interior features".
The stunning accommodation is arranged over five floors with views to the front over the Bampton rooftops and hills beyond, and to the rear is a southerly outlook over the beautiful 13th century Church. On the ground floor is the elegant entrance/ dining hall which leads through to the staircase hall and the delightful country style kitchen/ breakfast room with its fossilised stone floor and bespoke Shaker style units with granite work tops, a large island, two oven oil-fired Aga with adjoining electric Aga oven and ceramic hob, double ceramic sink, microwave and space for an American style fridge. Leading off the staircase hall is the utility room with stable door to the garden and door to the cloakroom. The first floor sitting room is a particular feature of the property, ideal for entertaining with its beautiful marble fireplace and stunning ceiling mouldings and cornicing. The basement offers a cosy living area with woodburning stove, storage room and study area. The elegant master bedroom is a wonderful size with the original fireplace and ample fitted wardrobes. Next door is the spacious and beautifully appointed bathroom with slipper bath.
On the third floor is a charming guest bedroom suite with bathroom. There are two further bedrooms on first floor level, one with an en-suite WC.
To the rear of the property is a pretty, enclosed walled garden with rear access through a timber gate leading to the Church. Situated just a short step away from the property is the garage.
Bampton is a delightful country village with some lovely independent shops as well as restaurants, pubs, cafes, primary school and doctors surgery. The much larger market town of Tiverton lies 7 miles to the south with extensive local facilities including supermarkets, hospital, leisure centre, golf course and the renowned Blundell's School. From Tiverton there is easy access to communication links including the A361 North Devon link road, M5 motorway and Tiverton Parkway railway station providing regular services to London Paddington in two hours. The whole area is well known for its outstanding natural beauty with Exmoor National Park just 7 miles to the north and the beaches of the beautiful North Devon coast are only a 45 minute drive.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.