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3 bedroom barn conversion for sale


Sold by Us £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Barn Conversion
  • Three bedrooms
  • 2.7 acres of pasture land
  • Views over countryside
  • Wealth of history and character
  • EPC Rating G
  • Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION With only four other properties in this quiet, secluded and hidden Hamlet, this lovely barn conversion is a real gem within just a few minutes' drive of the shops and facilities in the nearby village of Yelverton and open moorland. 

Walkhampton is a small village within 1 mile of Yelverton. There is a bus service to Yelverton, Tavistock and Plymouth. There is also a primary school within the village and a school bus service to Tavistock College. 

DESCRIPTION The Old Threshing Barn (formerly Welltown Meadow) is situated proudly overlooking its own pastureland of 2.7 acres and affords fine south westerly views over the surrounding countryside. With a wealth of history and character including some granite mullioned doors and arrow slit windows, the property dates back to the 1500s and is not listed. The area was once known as the Walkhampton Enclosure predates the Norman Conquest and became part of the Welltown Farm complex dating back to the 12th century. Sensitively modernised and refurbished in recent years, the accommodation comprises an attractive entrance hall, sitting room, dining room (formerly the garage), kitchen/breakfast room with steps to the utility room/workshop, bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room) and a family bathroom. A multi fuel Rayburn provides the domestic hot water, cooking and heating together with ceramic high efficiency German storage heaters and a wood burner in the sitting room. 

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

Brick paved courtyard leads to solid oak entrance door into: 

HALL 14' 8" x 7' 9" (4.47m x 2.36m) Double glazed arrow slit windows to front; Travertine stone tiled flooring; radiator; telephone point; oak staircase to first floor; understairs storage cupboard; coat/storage cupboard; solid oak doors off. 

CLOAKROOM 7' 2" x 2' 6" (2.18m x 0.76m) Low level wc; wash hand basin on oak shelf with tiled splashbacks; Travertine stone tiled flooring; extractor fan. 

SITTING ROOM 18' 0" x 14' 5" (5.49m x 4.39m) Deep sill double glazed oak windows to front and side; radiator; wood burning stove on slate hearth with granite surround; tv point; parquet flooring; solid oak door to: 

DINING ROOM 17' 2" x 11' 10" (5.23m x 3.61m) Solid oak double glazed windows and door to rear garden; Velux window; radiator; meter cupboard. 

BEDROOM 3/STUDY 12' 8" x 10' 0" (3.86m x 3.05m) Deep sill double glazed oak windows to front; built in double wardrobe; radiator; Travertine tiled floor. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 25' 2" x 8' 10 widening to 12'" (7.67m x 2.69m) Deep sill solid oak double glazed windows; French doors and door to rear garden; butler sink; integrated Bosch oven and Lamona Induction hob with extractor hood over; solid fuel Rayburn; oak breakfast bar; larder cupboard; wine rack; integrated Bosch dishwasher; space for fridge/freezer; steps and door to utility/store room. 

UTILITY/STORE (ORIGINALL LOOSE BOXES) 30' 0" x 9' 10" (9.14m x 3m) Windows to rear garden; solid oak door to front courtyard; Butlers sink with hot and cold water; power and light points; space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridges and freezers; vaulted ceiling; fixed ladder to: 

OFFICE (ORIGINALLY HAYLOFT) 11' 9" x 10' 4" (3.58m x 3.15m) This can also be accessed via steps from outside. Power and light points; radiator. 


LANDING Velux window and narrow deep sill window on half landing; loft access; sizable airing/laundry cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelves; solid oak doors off. 

BATHROOM 8' 10" x 8' 0" (2.69m x 2.44m) Velux window; panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head; pedestal wash hand basin; low level wc; shaving point and light; glass shelf and mirror; heated towel rail; flue from Rayburn offering further heat. 

BEDROOM 1 13' 6" x 13' 0" (4.11m x 3.96m) Velux window to rear views and the land connected; radiator; sizeable walk in wardrobe; door to: 

WET ROOM 9' 0" x 4' 0" (2.74m x 1.22m) Velux window; low level wc; wall hung wash hand basin; tiled shower area with glass screen and Mira shower; loft access; glass shelf and mirror. 

BEDROOM 2 17' 10" x 10' 5 extending to 13' 7"" (5.44m x 3.18m) Deep sill double glazed oak windows to side and view over connected land; radiator; sizeable built in wardrobes. 

WORKSHOP (ORIGINALLY A LOOSE BAX) 12' 2" x 10' 0" (3.71m x 3.05m) Historic granite animal trough; hayloft door; vaulted ceiling; original stone flooring; power and lighting; pedestrian door to front. 


GARDENS To the front of the property is a small lawn and paved area bounded by a low wall. A gate to the side gives access to ample parking for several vehicles and also leads to a garden and potting shed. A vegetable growing area is located just over the wall in the corner of the field and has raised beds. The main garden is situated to the rear of the property and is laid to lawn interspersed with shrubs and plants and affords views over both field and the surrounding countryside. 

LAND In total the property extends to about 2.7 acres with two attractive enclosed fields each of about 1.17 acres of gently sloping and well drained pasture with gated access onto the road and inter-connecting gate. There are tree lined hedgerow banks with stone facing and mains water. 

BARN 43' 7" x 14' 10" (13.28m x 4.52m) In one corner is an L-shaped modern agricultural livestock building completed in December 2010 of timber frame construction and with timber and space boarded walls and gated openings to one side. 

SERVICES Mains electric and water, two septic tanks for private drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'F ' for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).  


DIRECTIONS From Yelverton take the Princetown road and proceed through the village of Dousland. Continue along through a wooded area and take the next road sign posted to Welltown on the left. Proceed down this country lane around the right hand bend and past the cottages on the right. The property will be seen on the left as you go around the left hand bend. 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 855055. 

FLOORPLANS These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright Mansbridge Balment 2016. 

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