Bury is a charming hamlet best known for its historic footbridge and ford situated at the foot of the Haddeo Valley with access to some of the finest walking and riding on Exmoor. Close to the picturesque Wimbleball Lake with its wide variety of water based activities (please visit the following website for further details superb walking and riding countryside.
The picturesque rural location is only circa 2 miles East of the highly regarded Exmoor Town of Dulverton which offers a diverse range of Shops, School, Doctors, Dentist and Leisure facilities whilst larger Supermarkets and Town facilities can be found at Tiverton or Minehead. Access to the M5 and National Rail links are circa 20 miles South East with direct train links to London Paddington taking around 2 hours.
Exmoor National Park
For those keen on country pursuits, then whilst Exmoor is one of the smallest National Parks within the UK (but arguably the prettiest), it still offers some 264 square miles of remarkable rolling countryside. From its high heather clad moorland, rolling farmland, deep wooded river valleys and on its northern coast some of the highest marine cliffs in England.
On the doorstep and close to Bury Chapel are Haddon Hill and Wimbleball Lake. Two renowned beauty spots within a few minutes of the property with its own herd of Exmoor Ponies and spectacular views.
Accessed through a wrought iron garden gate with a Cobbled Path leading to the main arched front porch a feature character door leads into the Entrance Hall with ornate tiled floor, obscured glass window, space for boots and coats. The flooring continues into the Downstairs Cloakroom with Bristan Cardinal shower, corner wash hand basin, W.C, obscured glass window to front elevation. A door leads through to the sizable Chapel Room/Dining Room with part vaulted ceiling, windows to the side elevation and doors leading to the rear garden, turned stairs leading to the first floor. An arched door gives access through to the Utility Room with plumbing for washing machine, Belfast sink with worktop either side, shelving and door to the rear.
The Kitchen is of a good size with oak flooring and views to the front lawn with a large floor to ceiling ornate window giving extra light from the south elevation. The kitchen comprises; four oven AGA with 2 ring electric hob, range of wall and base units with granite worktops, integral dishwasher and Miele Microwave. There is also ample space for 8 seater table.
The Sitting Room with feature fireplace with limestone mantle and surround, inset Stovax wood burning stove, slate hearth. A door leads back to the Chapel Room and 2 sets of double doors give access to
The Triple Aspect Bespoke Hardwood Conservatory is an undoubted feature of this wonderful home with its superb views not only across the garden but also down the Haddeo Valley. Under floor heating, tinted double glazed roof and windows with good ventilation. An ideal room for all year round use and for making the most of the tranquil village setting and views.
At first floor level the turned staircase gives access to a mezzanine galleried area with wooden banister all around, and offers additional and flexible space within the house.
The Principal Bedroom enjoys wonderful countryside views of the Haddeo valley and the rear garden and incorporates fitted cupboards, shower and airing cupboard with a Megaflow hot water cylinder.
The Second Bedroom enjoys views to the front elevation overlooking the front garden and village, it also has the benefit of an en-suite bathroom with free standing Sottini bath, wash hand basin inset in a granite washstand and W.C.
Bedroom 3 also benefits from front elevation views enjoyed from 6 feature arched windows.
The Main Family Bathroom has a tiled floor, south facing views, built in bath with arch feature, W.C, pedestal wash hand basin.
To the front there is a parking area for several cars and access is then given through a wrought iron gate into a level lawned area which is well maintained with 2 main central flower beds. Access paths lead down both side elevations of the property giving access to the rear gardens and studio/workshop.
The Main Garden is laid to lawn with hedged bordering around the property boundary. A particular feature is the stream which runs to the lower boundary of the garden with a mini bridge over to another lawned area where views looking back to the house and gardens can be enjoyed. Throughout the garden there are several stone patio areas where the views and garden can be enjoyed.
To the side of the property there is a private lane (Bury Chapel has the right of way for one vehicle) giving access through wooden gates to an additional parking area and the studio/workshop.
“The Stable Block”. (Approximately 10 years ago the “Stable Block” was upgraded and converted to provide a studio room with an adjoining “wet room”, self-contained Utility room and adjoining workshop. All with a large roof storage area over).
The Studio is a large double aspect room with a pair of double glazed windows to the rear and full length double glazed double doors to the side and main gardens (with great views), Dimplex electric heater, independent mega flow hot water system, Wet Room with shower, WC and Wash hand Basin.
From the studio there is a loft ladder giving access to a Large Boarded and Insulated Loft Area (which runs over the whole of the building), windows at either end and loft access doors for larger items via the Workshop. Utility Room (accessed from the outside) and with two doors, Large Workshop with door, window to rear, ceiling access hatches to large loft area.
We understand that the land in which the septic tank is located has recently changed hands and we understand a new Deed of Easement is currently being drawn up by the solicitors to ensure the right to the tank is legally binding for all parties who discharge into it.
Whilst the property is known as Bury Chapel, for land registry enquiries the property title is “The Chapel”