Kings Nympton

Semi-Detached House: 2 beds

Guide Price £269,950

Agent Details

Geoffrey Clapp Associates

Tel: 01769 572121

Key Features

  • Double-fronted period cottage
  • Grade II listed
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Much charm and character
  • Large enclosed garden
  • Off-road parking
  • Popular village location
  • EPC exempt


NEW PRICE: An extremely attractive thatched Grade II listed semi-detached cottage offering much charm and character situated on the edge of a much sought after village. Off-road parking, large enclosed garden. EPC exempt.


LOCATION 'Peonies' is situated on the outskirts of the popular hill top village of Kings Nympton. The village is set amidst rolling Devon countryside between Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks and has a primary school, award winning public house, church, chapel, village hall, playing field, toddler group and preschool. The active parish community holds many social events for all age groups including an annual summer revel, Tuesday Club, History Society and sports and youth club to name a few. Of Saxon origins, the parish church was established AD. 980 and the village is a mix of traditional thatched cottages, many listed buildings, sympathetic conversions and additions. There are a number of footpaths and bridleways within the parish boundary.

The area offers a wealth of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, riding, fishing on the Rivers Mole and Taw. Highbullen Country Hotel and leisure/golf complex is a short distance away, as is Libbaton golf club. There is also a train station on the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka line at Kings Nympton Station approx 2 miles away.

South Molton is approx. 5 miles distant and offers a good range of amenities including banks, health centres, hospital, schooling from nursery to secondary ages, supermarket and weekly markets on a Thursday and Saturday. The Saxon town of Chulmleigh is less than 4 miles away and also offers excellent facilities including primary and secondary schooling, dentist, health centre, sports centre and post office. The historic university city of Exeter is within easy reach via the A377 and excellent private schooling can be found close by at West Buckland near Barnstaple and Blundell's at Tiverton.

The North Devon Link Road, is close to South Molton and gives easy access to the M5 Motorway at Juntion 27 and Tiverton Parkway with regular train connections to London Paddington. For a more comprehensive range of shopping facilities, Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon, is a short drive away.

Exmoor National Park, with its beautiful scenery and good sporting and recreational facilities, and the North Devon coast, with its delightful coastal walks and sandy beaches at Instow, Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacombe are within easy reach. 

DESCRIPTION This Grade II Listed property is constructed mostly of stone and cob, with part-rendered and colourwashed walls under a thatched and part slate roof. The property contains a wealth of charm and character throughout and has the benefit of oil-fired central heating. The delightful west facing gardens adjoin open farmland and the property is quietly situated on the edge of the village offering an excellent degree of privacy yet being within easy walking distance of the village centre.  

ACCOMMODATION Please refer to the floorplan for approximate room measurements.

Ground floor

Part-glazed door to ENTRANCE PORCH. Inner door to ENTRANCE HALL.

LIVING ROOM: An attractive room with stone inglenook fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove. Wall lights. Window seat.

DINING ROOM: With deep window seat. Open stairs to the first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: A dual aspect room, this spacious room has a good range of wall and floor units, including extractor hood, stainless steel sink unit. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Cooker point. Camray oil-fired central heating boiler. Glazed door to REAR LOBBY with sliding door to CLOAKROOM: with WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin.

From the inner lobby there is an airing cupboard with copper cylinder and immersion heater. Door to BATHROOM: With WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment.

First floor

Stairs from the dining room lead to

BEDROOM 1: With built in range of wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2: Built in wardrobes and cupboard.


Double 5-bar gates to a large gravelled PARKING AREA with space for several vehicles. The level lawned GARDEN is bordered by shrubs, flower beds, fruit trees and vegetable beds. There is a paved patio area along with an ornamental POND, a timber WOODSTORE, FREEZER STORE and a TIMBER WORKSHOP, which has power and light. The garden is fully enclosed with a traditional bank to the front and side. The garden extends in whole to over 120 ft.


SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band C. North Devon District Council

TENURE: Freehold

Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included within the sale.


IMPORTANT NOTICE Whilst we, Geoffrey Clapp Associates (GCA), make every attempt to ensure our sales particulars are fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property. No appliances have been tested and no warranty given by GCA in relation to this property. If there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to clarify the position for you. It is the responsibility of any intending purchaser to check that the property is available to view before setting out. Neither GCA nor the vendor accept any responsibility for failed viewings. 


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