5 bedroom farm for saleMary Tavy
- Dartmoor National Park
- 87 acres of upland ground
- Direct riding onto moor
- Easy working enclosures
- Five bedroom house
- Traditional stone barn
- General purpose farm outbuildings
- Double garage
Located on the western flank of The Dartmoor National Park, Higher Creason offers a very rare opportunity to acquire a moorland farm which has been in the current owners possession since 1969. The five bedroom accommodation would benefit from some updating but offers enormous scope to create a comfortable cosy home within this favoured moorland location. All windows have been double glazed and the ground floor accommodation includes entrance porch, sitting room, dining room, garden room, shower area and toilet and rear lobby. On the first floor are five good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally, the gardens are mainly to the side of the farmhouse and are grassed and enclosed by Devon banks. There is a double garage as well as ample additional parking and several useful outbuildings, together with a barn with planning permission for conversion into a holiday residence. The property is also offered with approximately 20 acres .
Half double glazed front door to:
2m x 3m (6'7 x 9'10 )
Double glazed windows to the front and sides; internal light.
Site of meters and fuse box
4.1m x 3.7m (13'5 x 12'2 )
Double glazed window to the front with deep sill and double glazed window to the side with deep sill; oil fired rayburn serving hot water and cooking; display recess; fitted cupboards to recess.
4.1m x 4m (13'5 x 13'1 )
Double glazed window to the front with deep sill; tiled fireplace; coved ceiling.
Giving access to
Double glazed window to the side with deep sill; tiled shower cubicle with electric shower; corner wall mounted wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashback; stripped light/shaver point.
Double glazed window to the rear with deep sill; telephone point; stairs to first floor.
4.1m x 2.1m (13'5 x 6'11 )
Window to the conservatory; base and wall mounted units with worktops; double drainer stainless steel sink unit with twin taps over; display recess; plumbed for dishwasher; appliance space; beamed ceiling; ceramic tiled splashbacks; site of water filter system.
3.7 x 3.9m (12'2 x 12'10 )
Double glazed windows; plastic corrugated roof; half double glazed door to the rear pathway; power and light. Door to:
Double glazed window and half double glazed door to the rear; door to:
Obscure double glazed window; low level wc and wall mounted wash hand basin.
Double glazed windows to the side and rear; panelled bath; wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboard under; low level wc; airing cupboard with slatted shelving; access to loft space.
4.4m x 3.8m (14'5 x 12'6 )
Double glazed window to the front; exposed hip beams; access to loft space; twin fitted cupboards.
4.2m x 2m (13'9 x 6'7 )
Double glazed window to the side with deep sill.
4m x 3.1m (13'1 x 10'2 )
Double glazed window to the front with deep sill; exposed hip; internal elevated window.
Exposed hip beam; access to loft space.
4.1m x 3.2m (13'5 x 10'6 )
Double glazed windows to side and rear
Master Bedroom (5)
5.2m x 4m (17'1 x 13'1 )
Double glazed windows to the front and side.
7.3m x 5.2m (23'11 x 17'1 )
Obscure double glazed window; metal up and over door; sink unit with twin taps over; power and light.
Accessed via a wrought iron gate with pathway which leads to the front entrance; flower border.
To the side of the property is a large grassed area bounded by a Devon bank planted with an abundance of spring bulbs with superb open moorland views towards Baggator, White Tor and Lynch Tor.
Site of oil tank.
To the rear is a concrete courtyard area with coal bunker and raised grass banks planted with spring bulbs. Pathway to the rear of the property where the LPG tanks are sited. Gate to the side and outside light.
Driving straight off the moor, a concrete drive gives access to the farm buildings leading in turn to a courtyard. Buildings are of traditional stone construction with recent additions being of traditional design and construction having access to water and electricity.
A1 Okehampton Covered Yard
75' x 62' (22.86m x 18.90m)
Being of timber frame with Yorkshire boarding and dung boarding internally dividing into three by feed barriers; concrete floor and water troughs.
72' x 32'(max) (21.95m x 9.75m ( max))
Enclosed by sleepers supported by RSJ's; concrete floor.
Devon Contractors Yard
45' x 45' (13.72m x 13.72m)
Divided into three with central feeding passage and on one side are seven stalls for 14 cows.
Lean To General Purpose Building
60' x 28' (18.29m x 8.53m)
Feeding troughs along one side.
60' x 32'(max) (18.29m x 9.75m ( max))
Concrete yard partially enclosed by supported sleepers.
Positioned on the higher side is:
13.41m x 18m (44'0 x 59'1 )
On north side
46' x 20' (14.02m x 6.10m)
On two floors with attractive stone features.
Conditional Planning Consent was granted by Dartmoor National Park dated the 13th November 2009 for the conversion of the barn into a two bedroom holiday cottage, Decision No. 0338/9. A Certificate of Completion of Works was issued by Devon Building Control Partnership dated the 12th November 2012.
To one side is a lean to 20' x 15'
Contained around Higher Creason farmstead the land runs gently down towards the River Tavy valley There is direct access onto the moor, though the land is approached via a concrete track leading on the lower side of the yard.
The land is contained in easy working enclosures laid for the most part to permanent pastures being mainly level or gently sloping. It is bordered by traditional Devon banks with stock fencing and gates.
There are natural streams serving various fields though in two principal fields to the side of the farmstead are two water troughs served by a private water supply.
The large field to the east of holding is culm grass with the adjoining deciduous Chilly Wood comprising mainly Oak trees
Single farm payments entitlement has been established over the land. Entitlements equal to the area sold will be transferred to the purchaser with the vendor to undertake to lodge any such documents to the Rural Payment Agency to allow the transfer of the entitlement subject to RPA guidelines.
Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreement in respect of any electrical or telegraph poles, wires, stays, cables, water or drainage pipes etc., either passing on or under it.
Common Rights And Enviromental Schemes
This land is registered with Common Rights on Mary Tavy Common.
The Lower 67 acres are in the Higher Level Stewardship Scheme
The Farm is being sold freehold with vacant possession
Higher Creason Farmhouse, outbuildings and surrounding land is in the ownership of Mr D Palmer. The lower land is currently part of Lower Creason Farm, owned by Mr & Mrs Swayne who have kindly offered their 67 acres as an option.
West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Drake Road,Tavistock, Devon. 01822 614840
Strictly arrangements with Ward & Chowen.
From Tavistock proceed on the A386 Okehampton Road and just before entering the main village of Mary Tavy, turn right by the Mary Tavy Inn. Proceed down the hill and at the bottom bear left passing the School on the left hand side taking the first turning on the right.Follow this road passing the Elephants Nest Public House and settlement of Horndon then drive across the cattle grid onto the moor. After passing a small row of terraced houses on the right hand side the entrance to Higher Creason Farm will be found on the right.
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