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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Peters Marland, Peters Marland, Torrington, North Devon, EX38

Sold STC £615,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Farmhouse
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Character Features
  • Equestrian
  • No Onward Chain
  • Could split to multiple occupancy
  • Gardens and Pasture of 18.9 Acres
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Stunning Countryside Views

Full description

Situated in a rural private position enjoying far reaching countryside views is this five bedroom highly versatile period farmhouse. The property could be utilised in a variety of ways including holiday cottages and dual family occupation. Benefiting from a superb range of outbuildings and approx 19 acres. EPC Band E.

Situation & Amenities - South Woollaton Farmhouse is situated in a tranquil and rural location, situated in the small hamlet of Woollaton on the outskirts of Peters Marland. The property fronts a very quiet single track country lane and is approximately 6 miles from the market town of Great Torrington which offers an excellent range of amenities including two supermarkets, various public houses, primary and secondary schools. Dartmoor National Park (20 miles away), Exmoor National Park (26 miles away), the sandy beaches at Westward Ho! (13 miles away) and Bude (21 miles). The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 9 miles away. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 18 miles away and offers all the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues.

Description - Surrounded by rolling farmland, this surprisingly unlisted character farmhouse is spacious and adaptable and would make a comfortable 5 bedroom family home or could be used as two properties, ideal for extended families looking for independence under the same roof or provide holiday accommodation. There is an extensive range of barns with potential to convert into holiday cottages, work shops or studios. For buyers looking for an equestrian set up there is two agricultural barns currently used as stabling, hay store and a large Manege. Formal gardens wrap around the property with plenty of parking and land amounting to just under 19 acres.
The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises in brief:

From the Entrance Porch a wooden front door leads into the Entrance Hall, with the first of two stair cases rising to the First Floor. The original Farmhouse Sitting Room has exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, wood burning stove, bread oven and window to the front. Continuing into the Dining Room, this is a family orientated room with dual aspect windows, original flag stone flooring, old creamer and inglenook fireplace with bread oven. In addition to this, there are built in units and sink offering the opportunity to turn this room into an additional kitchen area if required. The Utility Room has space for a a fridge/freezer, washing machine and built in storage. There is also a useful additional porch that leads to the Shower Room. From the Utility Room steps lead down to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of matching wall and floor units and allowing enough space for a dining table and chairs. From this room an inner hallway, with a secondary stair case rises to the First Floor, with a door to the dual aspect Living Room benefits from French doors that lead onto the front garden.

On the First Floor there is five Bedrooms each benefitting from front elevation windows. Bedroom 2 has the potential to create an En-Suite bathroom, of which the current vendors have had planning permission approved (the granted plans are available to view) or alternatively by converting Bedroom 3. On the First Floor Bedrooms 1-3 are most easily accessed using the original Farmhouse staircase, with Bedroom 3 used as a connecting room. Bedrooms 4-5 and the Bathroom comprising modern white suite, airing cupboard and velux window can be accessed using the secondary staircase which leads down to the Hallway adjoining the Living Room. Bedroom 5 is a dual aspect bedroom enjoying countryside views.

Outside - The land in total amounts to 18.9 acres and is mainly laid to pasture with an area of woodland with mature trees and stream, and hedgerow borders.
The property has three vehicle entrances from the council owned lane, the first driveway leads to the front of the Farmhouse passing a wooden clad shed (which houses the oil tank and bin store). Adjacent to the driveway is a two storey barn measuring 20' 7" x 10' 5", adjacent to this is an old Threshing Barn which is also two storey with an attached workshop with a main section measuring 49' 5" x 14' 4". Opposite the workshop is an old stone Dairy building, divided into two sections with attached shed, the main section measuring 23' 1" x 15' 3" with two additional smaller storage areas. Next to this is a triple tandem garage/workshop with built in work benches measuring 39' 6" x 15' 5" which has light and power.
The second vehicle entrance leads to a modern agricultural building which is currently utilised as stables and hay store measuring 79' 4" x 49' 4" with light, power and water.
The third access leads to a modern agricultural barn which is utilised as an indoor Manege with chalk floor.

Gardens - Formal gardens wrap around the property and are mainly laid to lawn with vegetable patch, greenhouse, flower beds and shrub borders. There is a summer house surrounded by timber decking with a secluded hot tub and part of the summer house is currently used as a changing room (the summer house and the hot tub are available by separate negotiation)

Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Special Note - Part of the roof of the farmhouse is asbestos sheeting and will need to be replaced in due course. However, this could effect the availability of mortgages on the property.

Directions - From Bideford proceed on the A386 towards Great Torrington. Stay on this road until entering Great Torrington itself. Upon reaching the mini roundabout turn right signposted towards Okehampton and the A386. Continue along this road for approximately 2 miles. Take the right hand turning signposted towards Peters Marland, Petrockstow and Shebbear. Continue along this lane for approximately 1.6 miles and then turn right signposted towards Peters Marland. Continue for a further mile, until entering the village itself. With the school on your right hand side, turn left signposted towards Shebbear and Sheepwash. Continue along this lane pass over a bridge, follow the road up the hill, bear round to the left, where the entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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