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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Shebbear, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached farmhouse
  • Countryside views
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • Utility room
  • Outbuildings
  • Garage/workshop
  • Parking & extensive gardens
  • 7.4 Acres

Full description

Located 1.5 miles from the village of Shebbear with countryside views this detached period farmhouse has a range of useful outbuildings, stabling, 7.4 acres, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, double bedrooms, extensive gardens and parking.

EPC Band E.

Situation & Amenities - The property enjoys a rural position located 1.5 miles away from the community spirited village of Shebbear, with amenities such as a doctors surgery, primary school, Shebbear College, places of worship, village hall and local Inn. A regular bus service runs twice daily to Barnstaple on the North Devon Taw, Bideford estuary and the West Devon market town of Holsworthy which is 8 miles to the South West. There is also a mobile Post Office service each weekday between 9.10 am and 11.20 am. Shebbear is an extremely historic village with a 14th century church with Saxon origins dating back to 1338. More information about this delightful village can be gained from the 2000 millennium book on the village life of Shebbear.
The nearby port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge approximately 11 miles away and offers a wide range of amenities including various shops, butchers, bakeries, pubs, restaurants, cafes, places of worship, schooling for all ages (public and private) and 3 supermarkets. There is also access to the Tarka Trail which affords superb walks and cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 21 miles away and offers all the area's main shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road which connects to the motorway network at junction 27 of the M5.

Description - This is a unique opportunity to acquire a spacious period farmhouse located on the outskirts of the popular village of Shebbear. Originally part of a larger farmstead, the current owners have lived at the property for over 30 years and have added recent improvements such as a new roof and double glazing throughout.
There are two Reception Rooms and a typical farmhouse style Kitchen/Breakfast Room, three Double Bedrooms where countryside views and Dartmoor can be enjoyed in the distance. The property also has a range of useful outbuildings that offer tremendous potential for a variety of uses (subject to any necessary planning permissions).

There is also Garaging/Workshop and Stabling. The property has gardens to the front, side and rear and several flat paddocks ideal for equestrian use. In total there is approximately 7.4 Acres.
The layout of the accommodation and approximate dimensions are more clearly identified in the accompanying floorplan but comprises in brief;

Entrance - Double glazed door opening into;

Hallway - Exposed ceiling beams, stairs rising to the First Floor. Doors to Dining Room and Living Room.

Living Room - Exposed ceiling beams, double glazed window to front looking onto the front Garden, window seat, stone fireplace with wood inset lintel, wood burning stove and slate hearth.

Dining Room - Exposed ceiling beams, double glazed window to front looking onto the front Garden, inglenook fireplace with original bread oven, slate hearth, study area and under stairs storage cupboard. Step and opening leading to;

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Dual aspect room with windows to the side and front looking out to the Gardens. A fitted Kitchen with a range of wall and floor units and floor to ceiling units. Roll top work surface, down lighters, ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, under cabinet lighting and solid fuel Rayburn which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property. Space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for electric oven, stainless steel extractor hood over and tiled flooring. Door into;

Utility Room - Double glazed door to outside, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Stable door into;

Storage Room - Useful storage room with a door to the outside.

First Floor - Access to loft space. Double glazed window to rear with countryside views, night storage heater and doors to;

Bedroom 1 - Double glazed window to front with countryside views and night storage heater.

Bedroom 2 - Double glazed window to front with countryside views towards Dartmoor in the distance and night storage heater.

Bedroom 3 - Double glazed window to front with countryside views towards Dartmoor in the distance, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Bathroom - Double glazed window to front. Three piece suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash handbasin, low level WC and part tiled walls.

Outside - Entrance via tarmac driveway leading to the rear of the property, with an extensive parking area for up to 7 vehicles or caravan if required.
A five bar gate that leads to the rear of the property and a pedestrian gate to the front.

A detached stone Garaging/Workshop with light and power.

Gardens - Formal gardens to the front and sides mainly laid to lawn with Devon bank hedgerow and shrub borders, flower beds and mature trees. An extensive vegetable plot and small enclosed Paddock to the front which is south facing.
To the rear of the property there is a series of outbuildings comprising kennels, chicken pen, stone stable, gated pens and log store. Attached to the east side of the property is a stone Storage Room with light, power and water along with shower and bathing facilities (for dogs if required).
There is also a range of modern barns and stables.

The land is mainly laid to pasture with two small areas of woodland, mainly mature oaks. The land is enclosed by tree hedgerow borders, flat and enjoys countryside views. In total the grounds amount to 7.4 Acres.

Services - Solid fuel heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.

Directions - From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on your left hand side, proceed towards Torrington on the A386. Continue until reaching the village of Landcross. Turn right, signposted towards Holsworthy. Stay on this road passing through the villages of Saltrens, Monkleigh and Frithelstockstone. Upon entering Stibb Cross at the T- junction continue straight across signposted towards Shebbear. Stay on this road for 3 miles where 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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