This “beautifully presented” character family home comes with its own tennis court and summer house and is full of period features. 

Barley House, in East Nynehead, is thought to date back several hundred years and sits in nearly three acres of land. 

Throughout the home, there are character features such as exposed cruck beams, ceiling beams and an inglenook fireplace. 

A covered porch with benches on each side leads into the property, with an inner hall offering access to the kitchen and dining room. 

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The kitchen, with an inglenook fireplace and bread oven. (Stags)

The kitchen includes an inglenook fireplace with a historical bread oven, plus an AGA cooker, original flagstone flooring and a window seat. 

Beyond the kitchen is the breakfast room, which has porcelain tiled floors and double doors to the rear terrace. 

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The drawing room. (Stags)

The dining room features an open brick fireplace with a tiled hearth and offers access to the further reception rooms, including a drawing room with a wood burner and a sitting room with another fireplace. 

Completing the ground floor is a utility room and a rear entrance hall, plus a downstairs WC. 

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The master bedroom. (Stags)

Moving upstairs, the master bedroom has exposed beams and oak wooden floors, while there are a further three bedrooms and a family bathroom on this level, plus a shower room. 

Accessed from the breakfast room are stairs leading up to a sewing room, which could be used as a study or an additional bedroom. 

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The summer house. (Stags)

As well as the main house, there are four outbuildings, including the cider barn, the summerhouse with a built-in pizza oven, a barn, and a home office with a carport. 

The grounds span 2.78 acres, and to the side of the home is a walled garden which is laid to lawn and features fruit trees, while to the other side is a vegetable garden. 

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The tennis court. (Stags)

Behind the house is the main garden, which is also lawned, and near the summerhouse is a tennis court, and completing the grounds is a paddock. 

The property is being sold by Stags for a guide price of £1,200,000. 

The agent commented: “A beautifully presented family home with an abundance of period features inside and out.” 

The listing notes: “Barley House provides a beautifully presented and characterful family home with good reception space and four/five double bedrooms. 

“The many period features, including exposed cruck beams, ceiling beams and the inglenook fireplace in the kitchen, suggest that the house dates back several hundred years.”