Leigh Road, Chulmleigh

Offers Over £650,000

  • house - Detached
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Receptions 3
  • Bathrooms 2
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    ** 3D tour ** A substantial detached house plus annexe and indoor swimming pool located in a private Devon town location enjoying fine rural views, superbly appointed and flexible accommodation perfect with a wide range of possible uses, beautifully mature gardens and grounds with large sweeping lawns, numerous outbuildings – a real one off and a very special property that needs to be viewed

    • Substantial detached house plus beautiful annexe
    • Leisure building with indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room
    • Private Devon town location enjoying fine rural views
    • Superbly appointed and flexible accommodation - EPC: E
    • Wide range of possible uses
    • Beautifully mature gardens and grounds
    • Numerous outbuildings
    • A real one off and a very special property that needs to be viewed
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    ** 3D tour **WATCH OUR FILM** A substantial detached house plus annexe and indoor swimming pool located in a private Devon town location enjoying fine rural views, superbly appointed and flexible accommodation perfect with a wide range of possible uses, beautifully mature gardens and grounds with large sweeping lawns, numerous outbuildings – a real one off and a very special property that needs to be viewed

    Sunnyfields is a superb detached period home with leisure area (heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and gym/treatment room) plus a substantial detached annexe with superb 2 bedroomed accommodation and garaging under. The property is located in a peaceful and private location in the pretty Devon town of Chulmleigh, standing high and enjoying lovely open views. Chulmleigh town centre with its excellent range of amenities is within level walking distance of the property.  


    The main house, originally an old Devon longhouse, has been superbly and sympathetically modernised by the present owners and now contains beautifully presented family accommodation with much character, including exposed beams, exposed timber floors, and fireplaces throughout.  A real feature of the house is the farmhouse style kitchen/dining room which provides a sociable family hub.  

    There is uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating throughout.

    The accommodation layout and dimensions are as per the floorplan.  

    On the ground floor, a front door leads into the Entrance Hall, with built-in window seats with built in storage.   The Kitchen/dining room is in a farmhouse style and is extensively fitted with units, worktops, and tiled splash backs, a stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for a dishwasher.  

    Fireplace recess with space for range style cooker, and integrated fridge and freezer.   The large dining area has fireplace with a multi-fuel burner.    The Utility has built in units, worktops, and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.  Oil fired boiler providing heating and hot water to the main house.  Off the utility is a cloakroom with a WC and a wash basin.  

    Off the kitchen is amazing living room, being split level with 3 steps in the middle of the room, and an attractive bay window overlooking the rear garden.  Feature fireplace with a multi-fuel burner.   The Study has an attractive cast iron fireplace.   The Snug has a Victorian fireplace and shelving.

    On the first floor, a long landing gives access to all 5 bedrooms, and the Bathroom which has a suite comprising: Spa Bath with stainless steel mixer shower, low level WC, pedestal basin, heated towel rail, and built-in cupboards.


    A fantastic addition to the property built to the present owners’ high specification, this part of the property contains a large heated indoor swimming pool room with Travertine floor tiled areas providing lots of space for relaxing on sunloungers.  Full depth double glazed windows plus an air circulation extraction system to prevent condensation.  Sliding doors lead out to a timber decked patio with a lovely outside hot tub (included in the sale).  There is a long Changing Room with timber benches and cloaks hooks and Steam Room.

    An archway leads to a Sauna with timber bench, a Shower Room and a Cloakroom with low level wc, and wash basin.  Twin doors lead into the Gym/Treatment Room.


    At the rear of the main house is a large purpose built block of 3 garages comprising of a large double garage with fitted storage units, plumbing for automatic washing machine, oil fired boiler (providing hot water and central heating), twin electric roller doors, 13amp power, lighting and water.  A door leads into the 3rd garage which has built in storage cupboards.  A rear hallway gives access to a ground floor Cloakroom with low level wc and wash basin.

    Stairs from the rear hall lead up to a fantastic Self Contained Annexe, extremely well presented and with much light from numerous Velux roof windows.  There is a large open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen room beautifully equipped with a modern range of built kitchen units.   Bath/Shower room with shower cubicle, bath, and low level wc.  The 2 Double Bedrooms are well appointed and have attractive glass wall blocks allowing good amounts of natural light. 


    The gardens and grounds of Sunnyfields are fabulous.  At the front, high twin timber gates (and a single pedestrian gate) from the road give access to a tarmac driveway (and cobbled footpath) leading to spacious gravelled parking and turning areas for numerous vehicles.   

    There is a large south facing walled garden to the front with beautifully presented lawned areas surrounded by extensive planting, trees and hedging giving much privacy and seclusion.  A sheltered timber decked patio has a Saratoga Hot Tub, pergola with climbing plants, a pretty water feature and attractive planting.  A further garden to the side has a timber bridge, lawn, trees, an open fronted timber log store, water pump water feature and small stream, and a rather lovely old red post box. 

    At the rear are large sweeping lawns, numerous mature trees, fencing, hedging and extensive planting.  Steps and a path lead to a detached timber Office Building: 4.65m x 3.05m fully lined, plus 13amp power and lighting, and separate store at the rear. Summerhouse 3.6m x 2.5m with timber decked patio, plus Garden Store on side.  Various outside lighting, water tap and power, and oil storage tank.

    Tenure : Freehold
    Listed : No
    Services : Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage
    Central Heating : Oil fired (3 separate systems)
    Internet : Superfast Fibre is enabled at Chulmleigh Exchange
    Council Tax Band : E

    CHULMLEIGH is a small town on high ground with Saxon origins, it has an impressive range of shops / facilities: a bakery, butchers, deli/café, newsagents with post office, 2 pubs serving food, a bistro, tandoori restaurant, a primary school, Chulmleigh Community College, which ranks highly in the GCSE league tables, a health centre, dentist, library, golf course, two churches, a sports club and more.

    DIRECTIONS :  From Crediton follow the A377 for 16 miles. Take a right turn signposted to Chulmleigh onto Leigh Road.  Continue along Leigh Road past the turning to Back Lane and then Sunnyfields is the 5th turning on the left with a stone wall set back with double gates.

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    Postcode: EX18 7BL
    Latitude: 50.9135551452637
    Longitude: -3.87187051773071

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Crediton is an old Mid Devon market town with a wealth of history just 7 miles from Exeter. The town is surrounded by unspoilt farmland in an area of great natural beauty. Great transport links and excellent schooling facilities make the town a very desirable place to live.

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