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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Hockworthy, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty village location in Uffculme School catchment
  • Within easy reach of road and rail links
  • Impressive vaulted sitting room
  • Kitchen/ breakfast room with Aga
  • Separate dining room
  • 4/ 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Car port with office over
  • Attractive gardens
  • Planning permission exists to extend bedroom 4

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Spring Cottage is situated in the pretty village of Hockworthy which is set within a Conservation Area amongst some beautiful rolling countryside. The village comprises many period houses and cottages, with an active village hall, an ancient church and there is a country pub in the nearby hamlet of Staple Cross. The nearby village of Holcombe Rogus, 1.23 miles away has a primary school, post office, village shop and pub. Both the towns of Tiverton and Wellington are easily accessible and have an excellent range of local facilities The M5 Motorway can be quickly accessed at J27 (Tiverton) with Tiverton Parkway mainline station just 3 miles to the NW providing fast rail links nationwide (Paddington 2 hours). Hockworthy lies within the catchment area of the ever popular Uffculme School, (bus pickup at the end of the drive) rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted 2014.


Originally an old linhay barn, Spring Cottage was converted in 1992 and offers spacious and immaculately presented accommodation with great charm, a wonderful blend of the old and new with many original exposed timbers, an impressive vaulted sitting room, country style kitchen, contemporary bathrooms and a delightful ground floor master bedroom suite with French doors opening on to a verandah overlooking the pretty pond and garden. The property could be readily adapted to provide annexe accommodation, if required.

Arranged mostly on ground floor level, the accommodation comprises a sitting room featuring an exposed brick fireplace with woodburning stove, French doors and stairs leading up to the galleried study (further bedroom). The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak units with granite work tops and incorporating a Neff electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge and an oil-fired Aga. Beyond the kitchen is the dining room with a woodburning stove, a storage cupboard,a door to the courtyard and double doors to the master bedroom. The master bedroom suite is a particular delight with French doors opening on to a covered, decked verandah overlooking the pond and garden beyond. There is a good sized en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and a separate shower.

Leading off the entrance hall are two bedrooms served by a bathroom with a contemporary white suite.Please be advised that planning is in place to extend bedroom 4 and the plans for this can be made available. Stairs lead up to a further bedroom suite, with a separate galleried study area and en-suite shower room.

To the front of the property is an attractive and particularly private courtyard which enjoys a westerly aspect. Enclosed by stone walling and double gates, the courtyard is ideal for al fresco dining with water features and a pond. A raised gravelled driveway leads to a timber framed car port with stairs leading up to the office/ store room. From the driveway, a gate leads through to the rear garden which comprises a lawn, surrounded by flower border and bordered on one side by a stream, a paved patio, a pond with water features and the decked verandah which leads out from the master bedroom. There is also a timber garden shed.

Spring Cottage is approached via a private lane with double gates leading to the driveway and courtyard. A low stone wall with deep grass verge runs down the side of the property with a further small area of garden housing the oil tank.


Details for property ID 39295 supplied to Rightmove on 17/01/17 at 3:15 pm

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17 February 2016

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