South Molton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
An intriguing and spacious townhouse with walled garden, parking, large garage and workshop. Sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, cellars, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, walled gardens, parking for multiple vehicles and turning area, 4 car garage and attached workshop. EPC Exempt.


Woodville is situated only a short walk from the centre of the popular and attractive market town of South Molton. The town offers a comprehensive range of amenities including schooling to secondary level, a good variety of shops, Sainsbury's supermarket, Post Office, banking facilities, pubs and cafes. The town also bustles when the popular weekly pannier markets and stock market take place. The A361 bypasses the town and provides quick access to the regional centre of Barnstaple and the glorious North Devon beaches, to the west and Tiverton and the M5 to the east where Tiverton Parkway Station provides a mainline service to London Paddington.


Woodville was built in 1868 by the then mayor of South Molton, John Cock and is a very attractive period property (Grade II listed) and must be one of the most unique proprieties in South Molton. The property is complimented by many period features including fretted barge boards with vine motifs on the front gable, above the bay windows and also on the back of the house. Internally the house provides extensive accommodation, with well-proportioned rooms arranged over three floors with beautiful period features including cornicing, parquet flooring, ornate linen-fold panelling and shuttered windows. Outside there is a lovely, level garden, a large quadruple garage/workshop and parking for multiple vehicles. The property benefits from a photovoltaic solar panel array, that generated an income of £1,887 in 2019, the tariff is index linked on a 25 year contract with 18 years remaining.

Ground Floor

The front door opens into the ENTRANCE HALL with ornate wooden panelling and parquet flooring. The HALLWAY has doors to all principal downstairs rooms, stairs to the first floor and door leading to the cellar. The SITTING ROOM is triple-aspect with a large, south facing bay window with full length sliding shutters overlooking the garden and Victorian fireplace with slate hearth. The DINING ROOM has a large sash window, modern gas fire and shelving either side of the chimney. The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has matching floor and wall units with granite worktops, stainless steel gas hob with extractor hood over, integrated double oven/grill, fridge and dishwasher. Large island incorporating a breakfast bar and stainless steel sink with mixer tap and two original built-in wall safes Double doors lead out to a raised veranda overlooking the garden with steps to a patio. A further door from the kitchen leads down to a rear porch with glazed double doors to the outside. The UTILITY ROOM has base units with worktop over, wall units, space for white goods and plumbing for washing machine. CLOAKROOM with WC and basin.

First Floor

The staircase leads to a large open landing and doors to FOUR BEDROOMS and BATHROOM. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a roll-top, claw-foot bath and a separate shower, WC and basin on Victorian stand. The MASTER BEDROOM is a large double room with a large bay window with an outlook over the garden, marble fireplace with slate hearth. BEDROOM TWO is a large double room with a period fire place. BEDROOM THREE is a double room with airing cupboard and immersion tank. BEDROOM FOUR is also a double room and has a door to the master bedroom making it an ideal as a dressing room, nursery or home office.

Second Floor

The LOFT ROOM is a very large room, running the length of the house with exposed roof beams and rafters. This versatile space offers flexible accommodation and is currently used as a bedroom/playroom. Off this room is a BATHROOM fitted with a roll top, claw-foot bath with electric shower over. pedestal wash basin and WC.


Stairs from the hallway lead down to the large cellars, split into several rooms that include a slate shelved wine cellar and the boiler, with power and light.


The property is approached off the road by a splayed and gated entrance that leads to a large parking and turning area and to the large FOUR CAR GARAGE and attached, established WORKSHOP, the latter is currently used for the owners business. Approaching the house, the walled garden is mainly laid to lawn, bordered on both side by beds with flowering plants, shrubs and trees.


All mains services currently connected. Central heating via radiators. Photovoltaic solar panel array (index linked), that generated an income of £1,887 in 2019.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.


From South Molton town square proceed into South Street and continue along the street, passing Cooks Cross, and after a short distance the property will be found on the right.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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