Single Family

Shobrooke, Crediton, United Kingdom
GBP|1500000GBP £1,500,000USD $1,840,468
MLS EXE220101
Web code CNKR
Status Active

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6113 M2
Total Beds
Lot Size (M2)


A magnificent Grade II Listed house with excellent development potential, set in approximately 6.56 acres in a highly sought-after edge of village location. No onward chain.A rare and exciting opportunity to the buyer to renovate and remodel subject to the necessary planning consents.Highly desirable edge of village locationExtensive outbuildingsFlexible accommodationOustanding views over the rolling countryside8 bedroomsApprox 6.56 acresNo onward chainShobrooke House is an impressive Grade II Listed property that is set in a peaceful edge of village position and is surrounded by extensive gardens and grounds. The property dating from the 18th century is steeped in history and was formerly...
a rectory and a school house. It has been a family home for the past 30 years. The property is configured over two floors and offers more than 6,000 square feet of well-appointed and flexible accommodation with plenty of retained characterful features including generously-proportioned rooms, high ceilings, large sash windows and exposed wooden flooring. Shobrooke House provides a rare and exciting opportunity to the buyer to renovate and remodel subject to the necessary planning consents. The property offers the possibility to be used for residential purposes such as a family home offering mulitgenerational living or as a family home with equestrian facilities. The property could also be developed for commercial purposes and could even be turned back into an educational facility again. The house benefits from a number of outbuildings and enjoys stunning views across the surrounding rolling countryside.A spacious entrance hall leads you through to the ground floor reception rooms. The sitting room offers a well-appointed space that features a dual-aspect and an attractive marbled surround fireplace. Further impressive reception space can be found in the generously sized drawing room that provides light-filled accommodation. The drawing room enjoys wonderful views over the neighbouring countryside and has French doors that open out onto the beautiful south-facing garden. The kitchen has wall to base units allowing for plenty of storage space, an Aga and a separate oven, integrated appliances and space for a breakfast table. The formal dining room provides a grand entertaining space and features attractive exposed wooden flooring and a dual-aspect that allows for plenty of natural light. To the rear of the property there is a further reception room that could be configured as a double bedroom, a generously sized study or further entertaining space if required. There is also a large storage space that provides further development opportunity. The ground floor accommodation is completed by two cloakrooms and a shower room.On the first floor there are eight bedrooms, six of which are doubles including the generous principal bedroom. All of the double bedrooms feature light-filled accommodation and enjoy wonderful far reaching countryside views. The first floor is completed by a laundry room, a modern family bathroom and a shower room.The accommodation is highly flexible. There are staircases found to the front and to the rear of the house that could potentially be divided to create an integral annexe space, subject to the purchaser obtaining the relevant consents.GeneralLocal Authority: Mid Devon District CouncilServices: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage which we are seeking further information on about whether it is compliant with current regulations. Oil fired heating.Council Tax: Band GTenure: FreeholdWayleaves and easements: The property is sold subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.Shobrooke House is reached by two separate access points from the crossroads and from the lane. The private driveways lead you onto the central courtyard to the rear of the house where there is parking space for numerous vehicles and to another parking area to the front of the property. The property benefits from extensive outbuildings that include a garage, workshop, linhay and a stable. The property is set in approximately 6.56 acres. There is a well-maintained south-facing garden to the rear of the house that includes a sun terrace and steps down to a large area of rolling lawn. The garden enjoys glorious views of the open countryside. To the side there is an outdoor swimming pool, with its own sun terrace, while the gardens and grounds also include a variety of well-established shrubs and mature trees, woodland, meadows and a vegetable garden. Beyond the garden is a large open field belonging to the property. Within the grounds there is also an extensive orchard with rows of fruit trees, a kitchen garden and a croquet lawn.

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