DRAYFORD | £475,000


A well appointed INDIVIDUAL DETACHED HOUSE situated in an outstanding semi-rural village location offering beautifully proportioned FOUR BEDROOM, THREE RECEPTION ROOM and TWO BATHROOM family accommodation including with pretty stream bordered GARDENS, ample OFF-ROAD PARKING and attached SINGLE GARAGE.
SITUATION Drayford is a small hamlet situated approximately 1/2 a mile from East & West Worlington in central Mid Devon approximately 11/2 miles west of Witheridge which offers a good range of local facilities including a Post Office, Village Hall and two public houses. There is a good primary school at East Worlington (part of Chulmleigh Academy) and there is a school bus from Drayford which takes the children to secondary school at Chulmleigh. A wider range of facilities can be found at Chulmleigh, approximately 8 miles to the west, including a butcher, post office, a delicatessen, a grocers shop, a hairdresser, a garage, three local pubs, an Indian restaurant, a Church, an 'Outstanding Ofstead' primary school, an excellent secondary school and a community run Sports Centre, all part of the Chulmleigh Academy. The larger towns of Tiverton to the east and South Molton to the west both lie approximately ten miles away from Stonebridge and offer a more comprehensive range of shops and facilities including supermarkets, solicitors, accountants, a secondary schools, Leisure Centres, and a good farmers market. The cathedral city of Exeter lies further to the south and offers all the shops and services one would expect from the county's principal city. Road Link is via the A361, which can easily be accessed at Tiverton providing a fast route to the M5.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with Fitness Centres in Crediton, and High Bullen offering well equipped fitness suites, swimming pools, golf courses and tennis. There are further community run sports facilities in Chulmleigh and Winkleigh, fishing in the rivers Little Dart, Taw and Torridge, near-by golf courses at High Bullen, Down St Mary and Crediton, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and water sports on North Devons scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately an hours drive.


DESCRIPTION Stonebridge is an individual modern detached house situated in an outstanding semi-rural location in the heart of the pretty village of Drayford amongst the rolling Devonshire countryside. The property was built by the current owners in 1993 and is of modern rendered and colour washed cavity block construction under a tiled roof. Internally the house offers attractively presented and beautifully proportioned Four Bedroom and Two Bathroom family accommodation including a modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a light a spacious dual aspect Sitting Room, a separate Dining Room and a Study. The current owners have also made many improvements during their ownership including modernising the Bathroom Suites, installing uPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout and redesigning the Kitchen which includes a range of modern soft close units with some clever space saving devices. Stonebridge also benefits from a wood burner in the Sitting Room and electric night storage heaters. Outside and to the front the house is approached over a wide driveway which is shared with just one other property, allowing access into the Attached Single Garage, whilst at the rear of the property there are stunning stream bordered gardens which are mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature trees and shrubs creating a high degree of privacy and seclusion and a safe and secure environment for children and pets.

PORCH From the tarmac parking area paved steps lead up to the Front Door opening into the Porch with a window to one side and fully glazed multi pane door with glazed panels over and to one side opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with white painted panel doors off to the Sitting Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Study and Cloakroom and easy turn stairs to one side leading up to the First Floor Landing, night storage heater, double wall light point and smoke alarm

CLOAKROOM fitted with matching cream suite comprising a low level WC and a pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splash backs, obscure glazed window to one side and extractor fan.

SITTING ROOM A super dual aspect room with window to the front overlooking the parking area and fully glazed French doors with windows on either side overlooking and leading out to the garden. On one side is the exposed stone fireplace housing a cast iron wood burning stove with inset heavy beam over and slate hearth, two wall light points, two night storage heaters and TV point.

STUDY Another dual aspect room with windows to the front and side, night storage heater and TV and telephone point.

DINING ROOM A spacious room with window to the side, night storage heater and central ceiling light.

KITCHEN A super light and spacious Kitchen/Breakfast Room fitted with cream shaker style units to two sides under a roll top work surface including and incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set below a window to the rear overlooking the garden with space and point for a dishwasher below. On one side there is a space and point for a range cooker with stainless steel splash backs and stainless steel extractor fan over whilst further to one side there is space and plumbing for a washing machine set below a further window to the rear overlooking the garden. The kitchen also benefits from a space and point for a fridge freezer, track of ceiling spot lights, and a vaulted beamed ceiling with two inset Velux windows allowing good natural light. At the front of the kitchen is a good sized Dining Area with night storage to one side, under stairs Larder Cupboard and Under stairs Storage Cupboard. At one end a half glazed Back Door leads on to paved steps down into the garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs with wooden balustrade and handrail to one side lead to the Galleried First Floor Landing with white painted panel doors off all principal rooms, hatch to roof space, window to the front and smoke alarm.

MASTER BEDROOM A large double bedroom with window to the rear overlooking the garden with electric panel heater below. On one side there is a good range of fitted pine wardrobes, whilst on the opposite side a door leads into an

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a 'Triton' electric shower with a glazed shower pivotal door; low level WC and a pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splash backs and mirror fronted medicine cupboard over. The En-Suite also benefits from an obscure glazed window to the rear and a central ceiling light.

BEDROOM 2 A good sized double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the wooded valley with electric panel heater below.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with window to the side overlooking the river and electric panel heater.

BEDROOM 4 A good sized single room with window to the front allowing lovely rural views with electric panel heater.

FAMILY BATHROOM fitted with a matching white suite comprising a kidney shaped panel bath with splash backs and stainless steel shower over and glazed shower screen to one side; pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. The Bathroom also benefits from a window to the rear and a central ceiling light.

OUTSIDE From a quiet country lane a part shared tarmac drive leads to a good sized parking and turning area giving access into the Single Garage with remote roller door, concrete floor, light and power connected and half galzed pedestrian door out to the Rear Garden. On the other side of the parking area is a lawned front garden which gives access to the front door and a small wooden pedestrian gate set into a mature beech hedge leading out to the quiet country lane. At the side of the house a further wooden pedestrian gate leads along a paved path at the side of the house to a private gravel seating area and the Back Door into the Kitchen, whilst beyond the house is the quiet and secluded stream bordered gardens which are of a good size and mainly laid to lawn creating a really super feature of the property. The gardens are interspersed with mature trees and shrubs and benefit from some lovely private seating areas as well as creating a great site for flower pots and planters. The paved path leads along the rear of the house passing the French Doors into the Sitting Room and the pedestrian door into the Garage, continuing along the remaining side of Stonebridge and returning to the parking area.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and private shared septic tank drainage. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.
Floorplan for DRAYFORD