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Iddesleigh, Devon Offers in Excess of £695,000

Sold STC
  • Detached Farmhouse
  • Eight Bedrooms & Five Reception Rooms
  • Far Reaching Countryside and River Views
  • Rural Location at End of Lane
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • 7.3 Acres of Pasture and Woodland
  • No Onward Chain
  • Would Benefit From Updating
  • 5350 Sq. Feet of Accommodation

UNIQUE opportunity to purchase this IMPRESSIVE farmhouse which was built by Captain Budgett who was the inspiration for the War Horse novel. The property sits in its own plot of 7.3 acres of PASTURE and WOODLAND, at the end of a COUNTRY LANE with far reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. The accommodation is exceptionally spacious and currently offers large kitchen, utility 5 reception rooms, further storage rooms, 8 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, four cloakrooms, laundry room, cellar and an impressive 85' roof space which could be converted to provide further accommodation (STPC). Outside the property has a range of outbuildings, ample off road parking and is being offered with No Onward Chain.


Iddesleigh, EX19 8SN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE00914

LOCATION & SITUATION:

Situated at Nethercott just a mile from the village of Iddesleigh and its famous pub, The Duke of York and, as well as it connections with the Parson Jack Russell, the property is in the heart of 'War Horse' country and yet has easy access to the nearby market towns of Hatherleigh and North Tawton, with Okehampton and its range of further amenities including Waitrose about 20 minutes away. At Okehampton you are able to join the A30 for an easy commute into Cornwall or to join the M5 motorway.

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uPVC front door into:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY:

16' 0'' x 11' 4'' (4.87m x 3.45m) (max)

Wall mounted wash hand basin. Inset mat well. Under stairs cupboard.

CLOAKROOM:

Low level WC.

STUDY:

11' 9'' x 9' 9'' (3.58m x 2.97m) (max)

Feature fireplace with tiled surround and hearth with wooden mantle over. Picture rail. Built in cupboard with display area.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY CONTINUED:

Staircase to the first floor. Wall mounted thermo static controls.

KITCHEN:

15' 5'' x 15' 7'' (4.70m x 4.75m)

Coving to ceiling. Cream four oven oil fired AGA with tiled splash back. Range of base level units with a wood effect work surface over. Two and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Serving hatch to dining room.

BREAKFAST ROOM:

15' 7'' x 9' 11'' (4.75m x 3.02m)

LARDER:

4' 7'' x 3' 6'' (1.40m x 1.07m)

DINING ROOM:

19' 9'' x 15' 5'' (6.02m x 4.70m) (max)

Picture rail. Open fire place with 1950's brick shaped tiled surround and hearth and wooden mantle sides.

UTILITY ROOM:

19' 11'' x 11' 10'' (6.07m x 3.60m)

Electrical consumer units. Base level cupboard matching kitchen. Butler sink. Storage cupboard. Cupboard housing the 'Potterton' floor mounter boiler.

GALLERIED HALLWAY:

32' 5'' x 11' 7'' (9.87m x 3.53m)

GALLERIED AREA CONTINUED:

Second stair case leading to galleried landing.

SUN ROOM:

11' 6'' x 6' 2'' (3.50m x 1.88m)

CELLAR:

15' 8'' x 7' 5'' (4.77m x 2.26m)

Sump pump.

LIVING ROOM:

25' 9'' x 15' 5'' (7.84m x 4.70m) (max)

Dual aspect room. Picture rail. Feature open fireplace with brick shaped tiled surround and hearth with wooden mantle and shelving to each side.

SMALL SECOND LIVING ROOM:

25' 9'' x 9' 11'' (7.84m x 3.02m)

Picture rail. Feature open fire place with tiled surround and hearth with wooden mantle over.

SIDE ROOM:

15' 1'' x 5' 9'' (4.59m x 1.75m)

INNER LOBBY:

Corner sink unit.

SECOND CLOAKROOM:

Low level WC.

GALLERIED LANDING:

Picture rails.

BEDROOM 2:

Picture rail.

MASTER BEDROOM:

20' 1'' x 15' 0'' (6.12m x 4.57m)

Dual aspect. Picture rail. Built in wardrobe and high level cupboard over.

DRESSING ROOM:

11' 10'' x 7' 9'' (3.60m x 2.36m)

Picture rail.

BATHROOM 1:

11' 9'' x 6' 9'' (3.58m x 2.06m)

Low level WC. Bidet. Sink with tap wings into vanity unit with cupboards below. Bath with tiled surround.

WC:

Low level WC.

STORAGE CUPBOARD:

5' 9'' x 5' 9'' (1.75m x 1.75m)

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Galleried landing continues into:

LANDING:

Stairs leading back down to the ground floor. Stairs to the second floor and loft space.

AIRING CUPBOARD:

11' 8'' x 5' 10'' (3.55m x 1.78m)

Immersion tank. Stripped wooden flooring.

BEDROOM 4:

15' 5'' x 9' 6'' (4.70m x 2.89m)

Picture rail. Built in double wardrobe with hanging and shelving space with two cupboard above.

BEDROOM 5:

15' 5'' x 9' 7'' (4.70m x 2.92m)

Picture rail. Built in double wardrobe with hanging and shelving space.

BEDROOM 6:

15' 5'' x 15' 4'' (4.70m x 4.67m)

Window to rear with light coloured sills. Radiator. Picture rail. Pedestal wash hand basin with 1950's traditional taps.

BEDROOM 8:

15' 5'' x 9' 9'' (4.70m x 2.97m)

Wardrobe with cupboard above with hanging and shelving space. Picture rail.

CLOAKROOM 2:

Close coupled WC.

BEDROOM 7:

17' 8'' x 11' 9'' (5.38m x 3.58m) (max)

Picture rail. Built in cupboard with hanging space and shelving with a high level cupboard over.

BATHROOM 2:

Sink with extended vanity unit to one side and a range of cupboards below. Shower cubicle with 'Mira' shower.

BEDROOM 3:

11' 8'' x 5' 3'' (3.55m x 1.60m)

LOFT SPACE:

85' 5'' x 14' 6'' (26.02m x 4.42m)

Part boarded with windows at each gable end.

OUTSIDE:

The property is approached through two stone entrance pillars and a five bar gate down the driveway with beech hedging to one side and post and rail fencing to the opposite side which leads into the paddock. The driveway continues down to a courtyard to the rear of the property and the outbuildings to the other two sides. From the courtyard two pathways, separated by a large mature flower bed, lead down to the two front entrance doors.

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Opposite the front of the property is a pitched roof building which houses;

GARAGE:

17' 6'' x 13' 10'' (5.33m x 4.21m)

Power and light connected. Covered inspection pit.

STABLE AREA:

TACK ROOM:

8' 11'' x 6' 0'' (2.72m x 1.83m)

Light connected.

STABLE 1:

9' 1'' x 8' 11'' (2.77m x 2.72m)

Light connected. Ventilation grill.

STABLE 2:

9' 1'' x 9' 0'' (2.77m x 2.74m)

Light connected. Ventilation grill.

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Further door leading from the outside with internal staircase to the first floor:

STORAGE AREA:

29' 4'' x 9' 4'' (8.93m x 2.84m)

MOWER STORAGE GARAGE:

14' 3'' x 8' 11'' (4.34m x 2.72m)

Light connected.

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A further pitched roof outbuilding to the far side of the courtyard housing;

GARDENERS TOILET:

Low level WC.

COAL STORAGE:

9' 9'' x 7' 10'' (2.97m x 2.39m) (max)

Light connected.

OIL STORAGE ROOM:

Housing two oil tanks.

FURTHER STORAGE ROOM:

10' 8'' x 9' 10'' (3.25m x 2.99m)

Power and light connected.

ADJOINING GREENHOUSE:

9' 9'' x 6' 4'' (2.97m x 1.93m)

Poly carbonate roof. Lower half of block construction.

GARDENS:

The majority of the gardens lay to the front of the property which are south facing and have extensive views across the river valley, overlooking where the rivers Okemont and Torridge merge. The rest of the views are of the surrounding countryside and up to Dartmoor as a back drop. The gardens to the front are predominately laid to lawn with an attractive raised fish pond. A path runs completely around the property and to one side is the new bonded oil tank for the Aga and an outside tap. To the other side is a further area of lawn, with mature hedge borders and an established rose bed with access into the greenhouse/potting shed.

PASTURE & WOODLAND:

The plot extends to approximately 7.3 acres with the majority of the land being good quality pasture land with mature Devon Bank hedging and in some places has stock fencing. The fields have separate gated access, one from the driveway and one through the paddock each with a pedestrian gate access via the gardens. Between the two fields and to the bottom of the paddock is a copse of deciduous and coniferous trees.

PADDOCK:

Accessed via a gate at the top of the driveway and via a pedestrian gate from the side garden is a good size paddock which would be suitable for a range of animals with the added benefit of;

NISSEN HUT:

21' 5'' x 6' 0'' (6.52m x 1.83m) (max)

SERVICES:

Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.


Iddesleigh, EX19 8SN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE00914
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