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Property DetailsA charming Grade II Listed six bedroom house with a converted coach house in a stunning rural location.The Old HouseBuilt in around 1834 The Old House is a stunning six bedroomed house in a beautiful rural location and overlooking the National Trust land of the nearby Compton Castle.Approached from the driveway leading to the front of the house you are led to a pillared entrance and through the main door into the hall. Stairs for the first floor and all the main reception rooms lead off the entrance hall.To the right is the beautifully decorated dining room with French doors with shutters out onto the gravel area at the front of the house, a marble fireplace surround and gas fire, oak floor and plenty of built in shelves. To the left is the family room/study also with French doors and shutters, and with a Minster stone fire surround and old pine floor. Straight ahead is the sitting room featuring a stunning original flagstone floor, huge fireplace with wood burner, solid wood door to outside and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. This in turn leads into the kitchen/breakfast room which has an oil fired Aga, wooden fitted units under polished granite work surfaces, a Belfast sink and access to the annexe.Up the stairs to the first floor is a large landing with a window seat overlooking the pretty garden and driveway, and the four main double bedrooms. The master suite has floor to ceiling windows, a fireplace and again overlooks the surrounding countryside. Bedroom two has plenty of storage space and bedrooms three and four both have washbasins with bedroom four featuring a wood floor. A family bathroom and separate family shower room complete this floor.On the second floor there are two further bedrooms, one double and one single.Former Coach HouseDirectly connected to the main house and accessed from the kitchen or by an independent front door.The annexe living spaces are spread out over two floors. From the kitchen of the main house you are led across an oak-floored landing into a sitting room/playroom with a door leading into the music room, both of which could be used as a home office space. Open tread oak stairs from the landing lead down to a slate-floored hallway with double-glazed front door, and to the former stables with original tiled floors, now used as a storage area, and the utility room with sink. A secondary staircase leads down from the music room to a workshop with a Butler sink, the boiler, and an external solid wood door. There is a shower room with a WC on the ground floor as well.Grounds and GardensThe Old House can be approached from one of two ways; either from the west via a pretty gated driveway, which leads up to the front of the house providing one of two extensive parking areas, or from the east via remote electric gates which in turn provides access to a large gravelled courtyard and parking area with twin car port.The gardens are a beautiful feature of the property. They are well-maintained and have many established shrubs and trees including magnolia, mulberry, fig and plum. Pathways meander through the ground leading to numerous areas in which to sit and enjoy the peace and views over the surrounding land. A wonderful walled garden features a hand built greenhouse and vegetable patch. A terrace area at the top of the garden with a pergola and an ornamental pond all add to the ambience.OutbuildingsThe property also benefits from a number of stone-built stores including two to the side of the house and a single storey outbuilding currently used as the wood store and potting shed.• Grade II Listed• Converted coach house annexe• Rural location• Beautiful gardens• Outbuildings
Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Compton, Marldon, Paignton offers six bedrooms. The property is presently selling for $1,161,582.
This property is listed by Richard Speedy of Strutt & Parker based in England.