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Ashleigh House is situated in a delightful edge of village setting with superb views over Bampton and the rolling hills beyond. There are some beautiful walks on the doorstep and the historic village of Bampton has an excellent range of local amenities with some lovely shops, chemist, pubs, 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.
A substantial family home built in an elevated position on the edge of the village making the most of the wonderful views over Bampton to the beautiful rolling Devon hills. Built in 1929, this impressive property offers over 3,000 sq ft of well presented, light and airy accommodation with high ceilings and an attached, independently accessed, ground floor annex. The established gardens and grounds provide a most attractive setting with sweeping lawns, patios and banks of rhododendrons. In addition, there is a generous double garage and several store rooms.
Ashleigh House will appeal to those looking for a substantial country home which is not isolated, offering generous accommodation with a self-contained annexe for a relative, or for those working from home. The property is just a few minutes walk from Bampton and all the amenities that this charming village has to offer.
The ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hall, kitchen with under floor heating, fitted units with dishwasher, fridge and a Stoves range cooker. Separate dining room with a bay window overlooking the garden. The superb sitting room has spectacular views over Bampton, feature fireplace with woodburning stove, bay window and patio doors to the terrace. Inner staircase hall with under stair cupboard and cloakroom. Utility room with fitted cupboards, sink and ample space for white goods, door to outside. Upstairs, leading off the landing, there is a delightful master bedroom suite including a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a shower room with large walk-in shower. Two further double bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.
The ground floor annex comprises a spacious, double aspect sitting room with patio doors to the terrace. Kitchen with fitted units incorporating an electric oven and hob, space for washing machine and fridge, door to outside. Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and shower room.
Outside, the gardens are a particularly lovely aspect of the property with sweeping lawns, banks of rhododendrons, and well stocked borders. To the rear of the property, leading off the sitting room, is a wide, paved terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and enjoying the stunning views. On the far side of the driveway there is a further pretty lawned area where the gazebo is located with fine views across the valley and adjoins an area of mature woodland. Close to the back door is a boiler room, ideal for garden tools and there is an outside WC. Situated on the other side of the lane are the outbuildings which comprise a large double garage with charging pod and an electric roller door. In addition, there are several store rooms, each with light and power connected.
In all c. 0.81 acre.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Propane gas-fired Central Heating.
Please see the floor plan for full details of the layout and dimensions of the accommodation.