â¦ peacefully on the canal bank in Halberton, 250 yards from the pub, a
large, detached house with fantastic views along the waterway to green
fields beyond. On its own at the end of a quiet no-through lane, it has
a good-sized, private garden, mostly lawned with paved terrace
(table/chairs), summerhouse and gate (lockable) to the waterside with
your own little sitting-out area (picnic benches) alongside the towpath
- a great spot to relax and watch boats, walkers, cyclists and ducks,
occasionally a kingfisher. Fishing available (licence required). Boats
can be launched at Sampford Peverell (permit required); mooring
permitted outside the house.
Inside, plenty of space, good-sized rooms. Porch (freezer, larder
fridge); kitchen with oak units (TV, dishwasher, microwave, larder
fridge, electric hob/double oven) and breakfast table/chairs for 5/6.
Beamed dining room with window looking to canal/towpath. Living room
(TV/DVD/Blu-ray, iPod dock) with woodburner (not for use) and sliding
patio door to terrace/garden; more big glazed doors to conservatory
(table/chairs, sofa, doors to terrace). Also on the ground floor, a
neat single bedroom (limited clothes-hanging space) and bathroom
(suite, shower over bath).
Upstairs (stairgates), four more bedrooms â an enormous double (5' bed)
with en suite shower-room (suite), walk-in wardrobe, sloping ceilings
and two chair-beds giving flexibility for use as a family room, and a
double (washbasin), both with lovely canal views; and looking to the
Blackdown Hills, another double with en suite shower cubicle and
washbasin, and a room with a double and single bed. Bathroom (suite).
Laundry room (washing machine, tumble drier). Off half-landing, step
down to games room (quarter-sized snooker table, Wii, TV/DVD) with
single bed and 4' sofa bed (for alternative sleeping).
Professional catering available. Damages Deposit Â£250. A good
comfortable house for leisurely canalside living, with easy access to
north and south coasts, Exmoor and Somerset; only 8 minutes from M5 and
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