This area is renowned for its agricultural land and denoted by the local rich dark red soil. Bickleigh s five-arched bridge spans the River Exe and is reputedly the inspiration for Simon & Garfunkel s Bridge over Troubled Water . Bickleigh Mill is an historical 18th century working mill now redeveloped into a popular and exciting rural shopping eating and recreational destination. Railway enthusiasts will enjoy the Devon Railway Centre and Model World housed in the Victorian station buildings ideal for young children. The town of Tiverton is just four miles away which offers a pretty canal offering boat trips while a little further is the historic cathedral city of Exeter. Even in peak summertime this part of Devon is sleepy and quiet apart from the beautiful birdsong. On entering this impressive property a couple of steps down will take you into the welcoming and cosy lounge. With TV/DVD plenty of comfy seating and a traditional wood burner this room is perfect for a spot of relaxation. The exposed beams and traditional flooring and underfloor heating are also a feature throughout this stylish barn conversion. Other original features include arrow-slit windows and an original threshing wheel. Heading into the spacious kitchen/diner which is accessed via a step up you will find a delightfully situated dining area ideal whether you re sitting down to a special meal or grabbing a snack. The elegant and attractive kitchen is well-equipped with Aga-style oven (with a built-in electric module for those not used to cooking on an Aga) dishwasher a large fridge microwave and large bi-folding glass doors leading outside. The washer/dryer and small freezer are located in the utility room. There is also a shower room complete with WC on the ground floor. Heading upstairs via the wooden tread staircase you will find three bright and comfortable bedrooms. There s a super king-size with TV/DVD and an en-suite shower room with rain shower twin sinks and WC a second super king-size with TV and en-suite with double shower enclosure and WC and a twin room with TV/DVD. You will also find a bathroom complete with free-standing slipper bath with hand-held shower and WC. The property offers a range of outside and inside games Stepping outside you can relax at the end of an enjoyable day sitting back in the patio area with garden furniture BBQ and sun loungers or you could wander amongst the fruit trees.
Member Since 2011
- Calendar last updated:
- 17 Jan 2019
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