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Highampton, Devon Guide Price £550,000

  • Main
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Paddock
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Kitchen
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Breakfast Area
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Garden Room
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Sitting Room
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Bedroom 1
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Bedroom 2
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Side
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Garden
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Main
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Main
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Paddock
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Outbuilding
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Paddock
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Side
    Church Road Beaworthy
  • Outbuilding
    Church Road Beaworthy

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  • Peacefully Situated Home
  • Well Presented Extended Grade II Listed Thatched Detached Farmhouse
  • Approximately Three Acres In Total
  • Paddocks & Barn
  • Set Down a Long Drive
  • Character & Period Features Throughout

Reached by an ATTRACTIVE minor country road this VERSATILE property is in an IDYLLIC RURAL location ENJOYING VIEWS over the surrounding COUNTRYSIDE yet also within easy reach of NEARBY villages, DARTMOOR and the COAST. A PEACEFULLY located, attractive historic FARMHOUSE set down a LONG DRIVE, reached by an attractive minor country road. Situated within an idyllic rural location, enjoying views over the surrounding countryside yet also within easy reach of nearby villages, Dartmoor and the coast. The farmhouse which is Grade II Listed and thatched has been extended and tastefully brought up to date by the current owners and combines period character rooms with a bright modern extension housing an open plan kitchen, dining and garden room with a master bedroom suite above. Outside there is an array of outbuildings, delightful gardens, plenty of off road parking, a pond and two paddocks.


SITUATION:

The farm is set about 200 metres down its own private drive leading from a minor country lane. The village of Highampton is about a mile away with its parish church, primary school and public house. About three miles distant by road is the next village of Sheepwash, with its famous Half Moon Pub well known for its extensive fly fishing on the River Torridge, as well as a good reputation for food and there is also a village community shop. The nearby small town of Hatherleigh offers mini supermarket, petrol station, auction room, doctors surgery, shops and pubs. The towns of Okehampton and Holsworthy both provide wider shopping facilities and secondary education including Okehampton Community College and Waitrose supermarkets in both towns. Bude on the West coast lies about 30 minutes away by car to the offering surfing beaches and cliff top walks. Just beyond Okehampton is the A30 dual carriageway giving access to the cathedral City of Exeter and access to the M5 motorway, main line railway station and international airport. Also just beyond Okehampton is the wild expanse of the Dartmoor National Park, with its extensive opportunities for outdoor recreation.

FARMHOUSE ACCOMMODATION:

Thatched entrance porch with door leading into a small lobby opening to:

OFFICE/HALL:

13' 2'' x 6' 10'' (4.01m x 2.08m)

Double glazed window with view across garden. Radiator. Inset lighting, Two steps up to;

STORE ROOM:

8' 7'' x 7' 5'' (2.61m x 2.26m)

Double glazed window. Radiator.

DINING ROOM:

12' 4'' x 12' 1'' (3.76m x 3.68m) plus lobby

Window into garden outlook with countryside views. Stone sill. Radiator. Shelved alcove. Exposed stone fireplace with stone hearth and bread oven. Inset lighting and telephone point.

HALL:

Staircase to first floor. Smoke alarm.

BATHROOM:

10' 10'' x 5' 8'' (3.30m x 1.73m)

Dual aspect with double glazed windows to front and side. Panelled bath with mixer shower tap. Towel radiator. Pedestal hand basin. WC.

SITTING ROOM:

15' 0'' x 12' 5'' (4.57m x 3.78m)

Window in bay overlooking the garden and views. Inset lighting. Radiator. Stone fireplace with built-in Victorian cast iron range. Under stairs cupboard.

PANTRY:

10' 0'' x 3' 9'' (3.05m x 1.14m)

Window to either side. Shelving. Electric meter board with consumer unit. Tiled floor.

KITCHEN/DINING/GARDEN ROOM:

A modern L-shaped living space with attractive fitted kitchen, opening through to a dining area and then on through to the garden room with triple aspect glazing with wonderful views across the gardens and countryside.

KITCHEN AREA:

14' 4'' x 8' 4'' (4.37m x 2.54m) approx

Dual aspect windows to front and rear with views. Fitted painted hardwood kitchen units, both floor and wall mounted with worktops over. Belfast kitchen sink. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Rangemaster cooker with twin oven and Calor gas hobs. Filter hood above. Inset lighting. Recess for American style fridge/freezer.

DINING AREA:

6' 5'' x 8' 5'' (1.95m x 2.56m)

Double glazed window to side. Boxed in radiator.

GARDEN ROOM:

12' 9'' x 11' 0'' (3.88m x 3.35m)

Triple aspect double glazed windows and patio doors with outlook across the gardens and countryside beyond, and giving access to a decked terrace and the garden. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM:

16' 0'' x 5' 7'' (4.87m x 1.70m) maximum

Double glazed window to rear. Part glazed back door. Coat hooks. Radiator. Built in floor and wall mounted kitchen units with worktops over and inset stainless steel sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

Window to rear. Smoke alarm. Linen cupboard. Modern oak latch doors lead off to the bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM TWO:

13' 2'' x 12' 6'' (4.01m x 3.81m)

Window to rear with garden view. Recess. Built in wardrobe. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR:

8' 8'' x 6' 3'' (2.64m x 1.90m) widening to 9' 6"

An L shaped room with window to rear with views. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE:

9' 2'' x 8' 10'' (2.79m x 2.69m)

Window to rear with views. Radiator. Built in wardrobe. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater.

FAMILY BATHROOM:

10' 3'' x 8' 10'' (3.12m x 2.69m)

Frosted window to rear. Panelled bath with mixer shower tap. Hand basin in vanity unit. Ladder towel radiator. WC. Shower cubicle with mains shower. Loft hatch. Tiled walls.

MASTER BEDROOM:

14' 4'' x 14' 4'' (4.37m x 4.37m) maximum

Double glazed window to side with view. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Door into;

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:

Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Towel radiator. Shower cubicle with mains shower. Extractor fan.

GROUNDS:

In total the property extends to just over three acres. The property is approached by a long drive of over 200 metres which forks down to a parking area. Adjoining this is a car port/store building. A close boarded fence gives access through to a courtyard area to the rear of the farmhouse. The gardens lay mainly to the front of the property, with a decked seating area and attractive wildlife pond. To one side of the property is a greenhouse and large outbuilding, giving access to the paddock.

AGENTS NOTE:

There is an additional two acre paddock and fishing lake available by separate negotiation.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity and mains metered water. Private drainage.

LOCAL AUTHORITY:

West Devon Borough Council.


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