Offers In The Region Of £359,950

3 bedrooms - House - Semi-Detached

1, Umberleigh, EX37 9AD


Key features

  • Stunning views
  • Attached stone cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen, utility
  • Patio, gardens
  • Gently sloping paddock
  • Over an acre
  • About 1.125 acres in all


Set high above the river Taw Valley, over which it enjoys unrestricted views, a patchwork of fields and woodlands. The property is an attached stone cottage, probably of Victorian origin and has entrance porch, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, shower room and on the first floor 3 bedrooms. There are adjoining gardens and a very gently sloping pasture paddock with the whole being about 1.125 acres.

The property is set about a half mile above the village of Umberleigh on the River Taw where fishing can be enjoyed at a daily rate with the Rising Sun Inn and Rail Station on the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka Line with regular train service and also a popular primary school. There is also a busy village hall with many social functions and a mile further towards Barnstaple a petrol station with convenience store. At Chittlehampton a mile east is a Parish Church, Post office and noted village inn

To the east, about 6 miles is the market town of South Molton with a good range of local facilities banks, super markets and access onto the A361/ North Devon Link Road. To the north of the property about 8 miles is Barnstaple the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon which offers a wider variety of both business and leisure facilities including the Green Lanes Shopping Centre, out of town super stores, Leisure Centre and also direct access onto the A361/ North Devon Link Road which connects directly through to Junction 27 on the M5 Motorway to the East side of Tiverton where there is also the Parkway Railway Station where journeys up to London/ Paddington are approximately 2 hours distance. From Barnstaple there is also a sprinter train service which runs through to the cathedral city of Exeter.


  • Oak Framed Storm Porch
  • Entrance Porch
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room 3.58m x 2.74m (11'9 x 9')
  • Dining Room 3.45m x 3.45m (11'4 x 11'4)
  • Kitchen 3.23m x2.13m (10'7 x7')
  • Utility Room 2.26m x 1.14m (7'5 x 3'9)
  • Shower Room 2.26m x 1.70m (7'5 x 5'7)
  • Bedroom 1 4.50m x 2.77m (14'9 x 9'1)
  • Bedroom 2 3.33m x 2.95m (10'11 x 9'8)
  • Bedroom 3 3.25m x 2.18m (10'8 x 7'2)
  • Outside
  • Agents Note

The accommodation on two floors which benefits from double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating is as follows

Oak Framed Storm Porch

with bench seat and part glazed door to

Entrance Porch

Part glazed door to

Entrance Hall

radiator, and stairs to the first floor landing.

Sitting Room 3.58m x 2.74m (11'9 x 9')

Superb views over the River Taw and River Taw Valley, stone feature wall to one elevation with inset open fire place, panel radiator.

Dining Room 3.45m x 3.45m (11'4 x 11'4)

Raised fire place set in stone feature walling with inset multi fuel burner, to one side a double recess storage cupboard and to the other open shelves, book cases and displays, radiator. Door to under stairs storage cupboard, solid Oak flooring.

Kitchen 3.23m x2.13m (10'7 x7')

Door to rear garden, tiled floor, built in Oak block worktop with inset deep sink, drawers and cupboards, slimline dishwasher, oil fired central heating boiler and on the other elevation a large Welsh dresser unit and adjoining butcher's block and wiring for electric cooker. A door leads to

Utility Room 2.26m x 1.14m (7'5 x 3'9)

2 pine wall units and fitted shelf with space under for fridge/freezer and further work top with space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor.

Shower Room 2.26m x 1.70m (7'5 x 5'7)

Fully tiled floor, low level close coupled WC, 900 mm fully tiled shower cubicle with Triton shower, chrome radiator/towel rail. Underfloor heating

On the first floor, landing serving all rooms, radiator, fitted storage cupboard with shelf and access to insulated loft.

Bedroom 1 4.50m x 2.77m (14'9 x 9'1)

With superb views over the River Taw Valley, double aspect room, panel radiator, to one end built in bedroom fitment, wardrobe, fitted shelving, storage lockers and curtains to front.

Bedroom 2 3.33m x 2.95m (10'11 x 9'8)

A bright double aspect room, panel radiator, timber flooring.

Bedroom 3 3.25m x 2.18m (10'8 x 7'2)

Panel radiator and built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water tank and timber shelving.


The property is approached over a gravel driveway, giving plenty of off road parking and turning. Security light/outside light. To the right side as you drive in a lawned area with stone wall surround and some mature trees and shrubs. To the rear of the house a sheltered brick paved patio area and beyond stone and slate small outhouse with loft over , domestic oil storage tank and a modern waste bin tidier.

As you enter the property to the left of the drive a very gently sloping pasture paddock with almost new post and rail fencing to part of boundary and the paddock extends to just over 1 acre with the property as a whole being about 1.125 acres.

Agents Note

The carpets are included in the sale



Floorplan of 1

Energy performance


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Barnstaple Alliance House, Cross Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1BA. 01271 327878

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