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Rookleigh, East Anstey, Tiverton, EX16 9JL


Rookleigh is set on the outskirts the village of East Anstey on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. The property enjoys rural views without being isolated, being just five miles from Dulverton, which provides all your day to day needs, including primary school, shops and Post Office, public houses and other small businesses.


This Linked Detached Property has vast potential for all types of uses, with three spacious bedrooms and scope for a fourth, the property offers an excellent family space and the open layout of the living area, comprising kitchen, dining and snug with a formal dining room and office space. It is just a short drive from Dulverton and within easy reach of Tiverton, just 12.8 miles away, means that this property is within easy reach of extensive retail and commercial facilities, together with access to the M5 and mainline stations with fast trains to London. It is also close to independent schooling and with the Exmoor National Park as the backdrop to the property, it is ideally located to take advantage of the excellent opportunities to walk and ride on the open slopes of the moor, whilst also being close to the coast of North Devon, which provides a wealth of water sports such as fishing, sailing and surfing.


The property is set back from the road and has generous parking facilities at the front of the property. Rookleigh is accessed via a bricked patio area, which leads to the front door.

The entrance is directly into the downstairs living space, which is split into three main sections. 


Dining Area and separate Snug are laid with a laminate wood effect flooring and heated by a wood burning stove. 

The Kitchen area is separated, with a tiled floor, and comprises dual Belfast sink and central island with real marble top. The kitchen has fitted units with marble effect worktops and windows looking out to the rear garden.

The property extends out with a further Dining Room and beyond this a small Office room. To the rear of the kitchen there is a door leading to a Utility Room and also downstairs WC and hand basin.

 There is a rear lean-to currently used for kennels and a further outbuilding which is 'linked' to the neighbouring property and this is used as a pantry and further storage.
A turn-back staircase leads to the first floor with a Velux roof light over. The first floor comprises a central hallway which links the Three Double Bedrooms, which all offer good sized rooms. The Bathroom is at the end of the hallway and comprises bath and shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. Adjacent to the bathroom at the end of the hallway is the airing cupboard with immersion heater for the hot water. The final room on the first floor is a large Lounge area with heating in the form of a wood burning stove and dual aspect windows with views over the garden and south over farmland.

The property is double glazed throughout with wooden window frames. The roof is of slate with a red brick chimney breast and the walls are finished in a rough render.


DIRECTIONS

From Dulverton head south on the B3222. Approximately 300 yards after the bridge crossing out of Dulverton turn right, signposted Oldways End. Follow the road until you reach Oldways End and at the junction bear right towards East Anstey. As you reach the East Anstey village sign turn right, signposted for Hawkridge and Tarr Steps. You will then find Rookleigh on the left hand side after approximately a quarter of a mile.


TENURE AND POSSESSION: The property is freehold with the benefit of vacant possession upon completion.


SERVICES: Water is supplied from a well set within the grounds and pumped into the house via pressure vessel. UV Filter installed. Mains electric and telephone connections are in place. There is a private septic tank drainage system situated on a neighbour's property and the owners are responsible for a one-eighth share of the maintenance costs.


OUTGOINGS: Council Tax on Rookleigh is currently Band D


LOCAL AUTHORITIES

North Devon Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Telephone 01271 327711.

Email [email protected]

Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QD. Telephone 0845 1551015. www.new.devon.gov.uk


FXTURES AND FITTINGS: All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these sale particulars or otherwise, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold and will be removed by the vendor or their agents prior to completion.


EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES AND RIGHTS OF WAY: The property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in and referred to in the Property and Charges Register of the registered title, together with all public or private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way, whether these are specifically referred to or not.


VIEWING

Strictly by appointment with Exmoor Farmers Livestock Auctions Ltd. Prior to making an appointment to view, we strongly recommend you discuss any particular points that are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property in order to avoid a wasted journey.