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Ashwater, Devon Offers in the Region Of £795,000

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  • Beautiful Former Farmhouse
  • Delightful Rural Views
  • Peaceful Rural Setting
  • Gardens & Grounds of Approximately 5 Acres
  • Large One Acre Lake
  • Historic Cob Barn
  • Double Garage and Plenty of Level, Gravelled Parking
  • Detached Studio Annexe

A Historic Former Farmhouse with Studio Annexe, Gardens, Lake, Cob Barn, Stables and Land Extending to about Five Acres. The house, which is GRADE II LISTED, has been SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED by the current owners to create a comfortable home, offering four bedrooms and three bathrooms with the inclusion of the detached studio annexe. The ground floor provides a good amount of entertaining space, with its large reception room with stone fireplace and bread oven and well equipped farmhouse kitchen. The house is of cob and random stone construction with a slate roof and bespoke timber double glazed windows. Outside, the gardens are beautifully maintained and well stocked with flowers, shrubs and trees for year round colour. There is a large cob barn, double garage with two gravelled parking areas and two stable yards. From the house there are far reaching views over the land and large lake, with its island and jetty. The nearby villages and towns offer a wide variety of local amenities. Okehampton is approx. a 25 minute drive away giving easy access to the A30 corridor, Dartmoor National Park and the city of Exeter. The north coast of Cornwall is approximately a 30 minute drive away.


ENTRANCE HALLWAY:

7' 9'' x 6' 4'' (2.36m x 1.93m)

Window to side. Radiator. Door into and stairs to first floor.

KITCHEN:

16' 1'' x 16' 4'' (4.90m x 4.97m)

Triple aspect with windows to front, side and rear. Range of base and eye level units. Built in dishwasher. 'Belfast' double sink with mixer tap over. Two Radiators. Space for fridge/freezer. Gas fire on slate hearth.

LIVING ROOM:

26' 6'' x 14' 7'' (8.07m x 4.44m)

Window to rear. Two windows to front. Large stone inglenook fireplace with original wooden lintel and slate hearth. Woodburner and bread oven. Two radiators. Doors to:-

SIDE ENTRANCE:

7' 11'' x 4' 1'' (2.41m x 1.24m)

Window to side. Radiator. Door onto lane.

UTILITY ROOM:

17' 9'' x 9' 2'' (5.41m x 2.79m)

Double aspect. Door into boot room and further door into rear lobby. Base units. 'Belfast' sink with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Radiator.

REAR LOBBY:

8' 0'' x 4' 4'' (2.44m x 1.32m)

Windows to side and rear. Radiator. Door onto garden.

BOOT ROOM:

8' 0'' x 4' 4'' (2.44m x 1.32m)

Window to rear. Wall mounted boiler. Sink unit set into vanity with cupboard under. Door onto garden. Door to:-

WC:

Low level WC.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

Split level landing. Window to rear. Radiator. Loft access. Doors to:-

BEDROOM 3:

12' 5'' x 8' 7'' (3.78m x 2.61m)

Window to side overlooking lake. Radiator.

BATHROOM:

11' 11'' x 7' 10'' (3.63m x 2.39m)

Window to front. Radiator. Low level WC. Pedestal sink with mixer tap over. Bidet. 'P' shaped panel enclosed bath with shower over. Heated chrome towel rail.

SHOWER ROOM:

7' 5'' x 7' 10'' (2.26m x 2.39m)

Window to front. Low level WC. Sink with pedestal and mixer tap over. Shower cubicle. Heated chrome towel rail. Radiator.

AIRING CUPBOARD:

Hot water cylinder. Shelving.

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From the first floor landing steps lead up to:-

CORRIDOR:

Window to rear. Doors to:-

BEDROOM 1:

12' 10'' x 12' 6'' (3.91m x 3.81m)

Window to front. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2:

11' 5'' x 11' 5'' (3.48m x 3.48m)

Window to front. Electric wall heater. Fitted wardrobes.

THE LINHAY:

Door into:-

STUDIO ROOM:

15' 4'' x 8' 1'' (4.67m x 2.46m)

Windows to front and side. Radiator. Door into:-

BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM:

8' 3'' x 8' 4'' (2.51m x 2.54m)

Window to front. Low level WC. Sink with pedestal and hot and cold taps. Panel enclosed bath with shower over. Extractor. Heated chrome towel rail.

GARDENS:

To the front of the house is a level lawned area, with flagstone path, bordered by clipped box hedging. Surrounding the lawn are well stocked flower beds, with a variety of flowers and shrubs. The flower beds continue to the side and rear of the house, where there is a paved suntrap seating area and paths leading to a further lower paved seating area. Beyond the flower beds are further grounds, laid mainly to lawn with established fruit trees and shrubs, bordered by a post and rail fence with sheep netting. From the front flagstone path, a tall hedge provides a leafy archway, leading to a gravel parking area for two or more cars, which in turn leads onto:

VEGETABLE GARDEN:

A well maintained vegetable garden facing south, of manageable size, slightly raised with stone retaining wall and hedge.

DOUBLE GARAGE:

25' 3'' x 25' 3'' (7.69m x 7.69m)

A large double garage with concrete floor, under a slate roof and with two pairs of timber doors. Water treatment unit for borehole water supply. Power and light connected.

COB BARN

35' 1'' x 16' 5'' (10.69m x 5.00m)

An impressive cob built barn, with stone footings, with vaulted ceiling, slate roof and timber doors. Currently providing useful storage, but formerly having planning consent for an additional dwelling (now lapsed). Light connected. Door into one of the:-

3 LOOSE BOXES:

Two with power and light connected. Of rendered elevations under a corrugated metal roof, with concrete apron surrounding. Currently in need of modernisation.

STABLE BLOCK:

A well maintained, modern, 'L' shaped stable block of timber construction, on a concrete base with concrete apron to the front. The walls are of timber cladding, under a box profile roof. Light, power and water connected. Internally the building is divided into two stables and two store rooms.

LAND AND LAKE:

Beyond the gardens and orchard and leading on from the barn and stables is land, which is laid to grass and planted with many young trees. Mown paths lead across the land, down to a large lake extending to almost one acre, with island and jetty.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity. LPG tank gas. Private borehole water supply. Private drainage.

LOCAL AUTHORITY:

Torridge District Council, Bideford - Tel: 01237 428700


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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Ashwater
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE01002
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