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5 bedroom country house for sale

Challacombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Farmhouse
  • 17 Acres (Approx)
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Oak Fitted Kitchen
  • 5 Bedrooms (2 En Suite)
  • Ag Building
  • Courtyard, Stables, Kennels
  • Private Driveway

Full description

A RECENTLY REFURBISHED DETACHED FIVE BEDROOM FARMHOUSE LOCATED ON EDGE OF THE POPULAR EXMOOR VILLAGE OF CHALLACOMBE. THE PROPERTY BOASTS EXCELLENT COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS, USEFUL OUTBUILDINGS AND LAND EXTENDING TO 17 ACRES.

Situation

The property is situated in a superb rural location on the western fringes of Exmoor being less than 1 mile from the popular village of Challacombe which has a Post Office/convenience store with tea room facilities, places of worship and an extremely popular pub, The Black Venus, which is renowned for its excellent food. The larger village of Bratton Fleming is approximately 4 miles to the south west of the farm. The North Devon centre of Barnstaple lies approximately 10 miles to the south west and the market town of South Molton is a similar distance to the south. From South Molton access can be gained to the main A361 North Devon Link Road to J27 on the M5 motorway at Tiverton. The farm is within easy driving distance of the attractive North Devon coast with resorts such as Lynton, Combe Martin and Ilfracombe.

Description

A superb refurbished farmhouse located on the edge of the popular Exmoor village of Challacombe. The property briefly comprises an entrance porch, two sitting rooms both with fitted Villager log burners and a large dining room. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with solid Oak wall and base units with integral dishwasher, fridge and large alcove housing a Rayburn range cooker. Also on the ground floor is a rear entrance porch, utility/boot room and a downstairs wet room. On the first floor is a split level landing with doors leading to all five bedrooms, family bathroom and a staircase to a large open loft room with windows and lighting. Outside are large formal garden areas, direct access to the land and a track leading to a large enclosed courtyard with a 90ft x 60ft agricultural building, stables and kennels. The land extends to approximately 17 acres with a small woodland area, stream and good access tracks.

Accommodation

Entrance Porch

Covered porch, hardwood door opening to entrance porch.

Entrance Hall

Hardwood door to front, attractive stripped wood doors opening to reception rooms and staircase to first floor landing.

Reception 1

15'10 x 15'9 (4.83m x 4.80m)

Double glazed window to front with excellent far reaching views, wall lights, large inglenook feature fire place with wood mantle, fitted Villager cast iron log burner and tiled hearth, under stairs storage cupboard, doors to rear hall and kitchen.

Reception 2

16'0 x 13'11 (4.88m x 4.24m)

Double glazed window to front with excellent far reaching views, wall lights, feature fire place with wood surround, fitted Villager cast iron log burner and tiled hearth, radiator, door opening to dining room.

Dining Room

26'7 x 9'0 (8.10m x 2.74m)

Double glazed windows to rear and side, wall lights, radiator, painted tiled flooring, double doors opening to rear hall.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

15'0 x 13'2 (4.57m x 4.01m)

Double glazed windows to rear, Velux skylight windows, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, newly fitted solid Oak fitted wall, base, glazed and open display units, wine racks, rolled edge work surfaces, inset ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, integral dishwasher and fridge, space for range style cooker, with ceramic tiled splash backs. Attractive exposed stone feature wall with large alcove housing a Rayburn royal range cooker and bread oven, electric meter cupboard, vinyl flooring.

Rear Hall

9'3 x 8'3 (2.82m x 2.51m)

Part glazed door to rear, internal window to utility room, telephone point, radiator, painted tiled flooring doors to utility room, dining room and Reception Room 1.

Utility/Boot Room

21'8 x 13'1 (6.60m x 3.99m)

Double glazed window to front, two skylights windows to rear, fitted base units with rolled edge work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, spaces for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge, wall mounted central heating boiler, fitted storage cupboard housing water filtration system, power points, quarry tiled flooring, doors to wet room and kitchen.

Wet Room

7'1 x 6'2 (2.16m x 1.88m)

Velux roof window to rear, open shower area with chrome fitted thermostatic shower system and circular shower curtain rail, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, attractive marble tiled walls with attractive border, radiator, full shower proof vinyl flooring.

First Floor Landing

Radiator, doors opening to bedrooms, family bathroom and staircase leading to loft space.

Bedroom 1

14'6 x 12'10 (4.42m x 3.91m)

Double glazed window to front boasting excellent far reaching countryside views, radiator, door opening to en-suite shower room.

En Suite Shower Room

Extractor fan, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower system over and glazed sliding door, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash backs.

Bedroom 2

12'7 x 9'0 (3.84m x 2.74m)

Double glazed window to side excellent far reaching countryside views, exposed ceiling beams, radiator, door opening to en-suite shower room.

En Suite Shower Room

Extractor fan, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower system over and glazed sliding door, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash backs.

Bedroom 3

12'10 x 12'5 (3.91m x 3.78m)

Double glazed window to front boasting excellent far reaching countryside views, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, radiator.

Bedroom 4

12'1 x 8'10 (3.68m x 2.69m)

Double glazed window to side excellent far reaching countryside views, wall lights, radiator.

Bedroom 5

16'4 x 9'4 (4.98m x 2.84m)

Double glazed window to front boasting excellent far reaching countryside views, radiator.

Bathroom

Frosted double glazed window to rear, three piece bathroom suite comprising a panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, attractive marble tiling, radiator.

Loft Space

37'4 X 10'0 (11.38m X 3.05m)

Windows to both sides, exposed A framed beams, lighting, fully boarded.

Outside

Approach

Private driveway approximately 0.5 mile in length leading to large gravel parking area to side of house, lawn areas to both sides, enclosed vegetable garden, LPG gas tank storage area, side oil tank area, gated access to formal gardens.

Gardens

Gated access from parking area, gravel pathway, flower borders, enclosed lawn areas, mature trees, gated access to track.

Courtyard

Large enclosed courtyard area with gated access and high walled surrounds, adjacent to agricultural building, access to stables and kennels.

Stables

Two looseboxes both measuring 12 x 1010 with water supply and power.

Kennels

Three attached kennels measuring 4 x 4 each with enclosed runs of 6 x 4, small enclosed courtyard to front with gated access.

Attached Barn/Hay Store

36'10 x 10'0 (11.23m x 3.05m)

Two doors to front, power points and lighting.

Agricultural Building

90'0 x 66'0 (27.43m x 20.12m)

Enclosed on three sides, several pens with water troughs, power points, lighting powered by independent generator.

The Land

The land extends to approximately 17 acres and is made up of an undulating ring-fenced block of permanent pastureland running down to a shallow wooded sheltered valley with a good hardened track running in from the main entrance point. This is an attractive block of pastureland lying immediately adjacent to the farmhouse.

Services

Mains electric, private water supply, LPG central heating and oil fed Rayburn.

Council Tax Band D

North Devon Council, Civic Centre, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1EA. Tel: 01271 327711

Viewing

Strictly and only by prior appointment through the Vendors sole Agents, Nancekivell & Co on 01769 574111 or out of hours Mr Peter Nancekivell on 07970 288996.

Directions

From South Molton take the A399 from Aller Cross north towards Combe Martin and Ilfracome. After approximately 8.5 miles turn right signposted Challacombe, continue into the village and take the right hand turning for Four Cross Way. Continue along this lane, over a small bridge and just after the second small bridge Shoulsbarrow Farm can be found on the left. Continue up the lane and bare right signposted Shoulsbarrow Farmhouse.

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Directions

From South Molton take the A399 from Aller Cross north towards Combe Martin and Ilfracome. After approximately 8.5 miles turn right signposted Challacombe, continue into the village and take the right hand turning for Four Cross Way. Continue along this lane, over a small bridge and just after the second small bridge Shoulsbarrow Farm can be found on the left. Continue up the lane and bare right signposted Shoulsbarrow Farmhouse.

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