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This handsome solid granite barn was built in the 1840s and converted to a comfortable home in the late 1980s. It is end of terrace and has a level garden plus a rockery behind a retaining wall with a terrace for evening and afternoon sun. The accommodation is well appointed with an entrance hall, a kitchen/breakfast room, a living room with a woodburner, a galleried landing, bathroom with a shower, a master bedroom with an ensuite shower room and a further double and single bedroom. It is double glazed and effectively and efficiently heated by storage heaters on Economy 7. This property is large enough for a family and has four parking spaces included. Fowlers very strongly recommend viewing to appreciate this lovely home.
Grays Court is situated in the small settlement of Wray Barton which comprises buildings once associated with the substantial farm which used to be there. It is about a mile from Moretonhampstead and being in the Wray Valley enjoys gorgeous views along the valley and to the woods on either side. Located just across the road is the new Moretonhampstead to Bovey Tracey cycle track and Moretonhamsptead itself offers a good variety of day to day and specialist shops, a primary school, pre-school, library, parish church and chapel. The town has good sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch, a sports centre with gymnasium, tennis court, bowling green, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. There is good access to footpaths for walking. The A38 dual carriageway is only about 7 miles away and Exeter is about 13 miles along the Teign Valley road.
From the gravelled path shared with 2 Grays Court a flight of steps rises to the sun terrace and a further short flight leads up to the paved recessed porch which is set inside the magnificent arched stonework. Inside the shared porch is space for coats and boots, a wall mounted light, the electric meter box and the hardwood front door.
The hallway has terracotta style ceramic flooring, an understairs storage cupboard, a pendant light point, the staircase to the first floor, a Dimplex night storage heater and a panelled door to the kitchen/breakfast room.
This is a smart kitchen/breakfast room with a light ceramic tiled floor with electric underfloor heating and a wall mounted thermostat. The breakfast table end sits beneath the gallery from the landing with a pendant light above, a Gothic style double glazed wooden window with a sill and display shelf and there are four power points. The kitchen has a range of base and wall cabinets in a wood effect finish with white roll top work surfaces and tiled splashbacks with worktop lighting and a recess for a freestanding propane gas cooker with a circulator hood and lights above and both propane gas and electric cooker points. A fridge/freezer is fitted, open shelving and some shelves with roll down shutters, pan drawers and there is a single drainer sink sitting beneath two double glazed wooden windows with a view over the garden and to the Wray Valley. A spotlight fitting is ceiling mounted.
A good size living room with space for settees and a dining table if needed. It has a recessed wood burning stove set into a chimney breast with a limestone surround, hearth and mantel shelf and a broad double glazed wooden window looking out over the terrace and garden to the Wray Valley. There are two ceiling light points, two fitted Dimplex night storage heaters, a TV point and a telephone point.
Set into the stairwell is a Gothic style double glazed wooden window, a cill and display shelf and the balusters and balustrade are all stained wood. A dado rail runs the entire length of the landing and there are panelled doors to all rooms and two ceiling mounted spotlights. There is a built in airing cupboard with an insulated cylinder, immersion heater and shelving.
Naturally lit from above by a double glazed skylight and with fully tiled walls and floor. It has a white panelled bath with handles and a mixer tap, a built in toiletry cabinet with a concealed cistern for the low level w.c., an inset wash bowl and a glazed shower cubicle with a fitted Triton T7 electric shower. A spotlight cluster is ceiling mounted, there is a shaver point and a chromed electric towel rail.
A bright triple aspect room with a large south facing double glazed wooden dormer window, a double glazed skylight above the bed position and a superb quatrefoil double glazed window set in the side wall. The room has fitted bedroom furniture including a triple wardrobe and closet, drawers and a dressing table with drawers and bedside cabinets. A door leads to the ensuite bathroom.
Fitted with a white panelled bath with a shower/mixer tap,a pedestal wash hand basin with a mirror above and a shaver point and a low level w.c. The walls are tiled to chest height and the floor is fully ceramic tiled and an extractor fan is fitted, a Dimplex warm air heater and fitted spotlights.
This bright room has two double glazed skylights, a wall mounted Dimplex convector heater and a pendant light point.
A single bedroom with a large double glazed skylight, a wall mounted Glen electric convector heater and a pendant light point.
This is a 42'/12.8m terrace which catches the afternoon and evening sun in spring, summer and autumn and it overlooks the rockery, garden and the Wray Valley. It has a part paved section which is ideal for a table and chairs, a grassed part with a bench and a small shed with double doors and a power point. Steps drop down to the shared gravelled path which leads past the well stocked rockery and retaining wall through a small area with fruit trees to the the first two parking bays. At the bottom of the steps is a granite store for a rubbish bin or wood.
The garden is level and laid to grass with fences or hedgerow boundaries. It has a bench and a small patio, a greenhouse (6' x 6'/1.82x1.82m) and a wooden shed 5' x 4' (1.52x1.21).
The property has four parking bays included in the sale.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage to the private Wray Barton sewage treatment plant.
As well as the communal sewage treatment plant there are some communal areas which require maintenance. There is a management company run by the residents and they set an annual maintenance fee. It currently stands at £45 per month including the treatment plant costs, verges and drive maintenance.
From Moretonhampstead take the A382 in a southerly direction and after about a mile on the left you will see a range of barns in an elevated position. A private drive leads into Wray Barton and the first parking bay on the right has two of the bays included in the sale.