This “very rare” home for sale is a piece of history that has medieval features and a Victorian school room.

Frogpool, in Stockleigh Pomeroy, is Grade II* listed and has some parts that are believed to date back to 1450. 

The kitchen, featuring exposed beams. (Winkworth)

The property was originally an open hall house, a type of house centred around a hall that was traditionally built for farmers. 

Some period features of the property include rare and ancient characteristics, such as a “remarkable” medieval thatched roof, cruck beams from the medieval hall and ancient symbolic carvings. 

The dining room. (Winkworth)

Entering the property, there is a large Ashgrove country kitchen with a first-generation Rayburn cooker. 

There are also three reception rooms on the ground floor, including a sitting room, a dining room and a snug, with two of the rooms featuring inglenook fireplace and one with an attached shower room. 

One of the bedrooms. (Winkworth)

Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom, which features an antique cast iron slipper bath. 

Adjacent to the house is a Victorian school room, which was originally a farm building and later was associated with the village school. 

The bathroom, with a slipper bath. (Winkworth )

The school room could be used for a variety of different uses, such as a separate annexe for dependents living at home, a games room or home office.

The property is being sold by Winkworth for a price of £775,000. 

The former school room. (Winkworth)
The garden, with countryside views. (Winkworth)

The agent commented: “Winkworth Estate Agents are delighted to introduce this fantastic Grade II* listed detached house, situated in a highly desirable village location and bursting with original character features and charm. 

“Notwithstanding estate agency cliches, Frogpool truly is a property that absolutely has to be seen to be fully appreciated: full of intrigue, warm & generous, it welcomes you into every corner! 

“Don't miss this very exciting and very rare opportunity to own a piece of history with this delightful home, contact us for a viewing today!”