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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Huntshaw, Huntshaw, Torrington, Devon, EX38

Offers in Excess of £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Private and rural setting
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Roundhouse living room
  • Dining hall & study
  • Detached holiday barn & outbuildings
  • 3.317 Acres
  • Driveway & double garage

Full description

Delightful detached 4 bedroom period barn conversion with 1 bedroom detached holiday barn located in a peaceful, private rural setting surrounded by rolling farmland, woodland and streams. The property has a private driveway, extensive gardens, separate paddock, attached two storey studio, double garage. 3.3 Acres in total.

Situation & Amenities - The delightful hamlet of Huntshaw is nestled within some of North Devon's most un-spoilt countryside where numerous woodland walks can be found, yet being just approximately 4 miles from Bideford and approximately 3 miles from Great Torrington. The historic Civil War market town of Great Torrington offers an excellent range of amenities for its size, including banks, butchers, bakeries, Post Office, greengrocers, various public houses, places of worship, Primary and Secondary School and 9 hole golf course on the outskirts of Great Torrington. Nearby tourist attractions include RHS Rosemoor, Torrington museum, Dartington Crystal factory and the Tarka Trail along the old railway line. The port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge, offering an excellent range of amenities and also provides access to the long distance South West Coastal Path for stunning walks. The coast at Westward Ho! is approximately 7 miles away from Huntshaw and has a safe and sandy surfing beach and adjoins Northern Burrows Country Park. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 9.6 miles away and offers all of the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 which connects to the motorway network at Junction 27 of the M5 and from Barnstaple railway station via the Tarka line to Exeter.

Description - In a truly idyllic unspoilt valley is this charming and very well presented individual Grade II listed detached house; a conversion of an old roundhouse and threshing barn. Bowood now offers a wealth of character features with modern refinements including the roundhouse sitting room with the original tree trunk beam.

The accommodation is well planned, comfortable and spacious with dining hall, study, roundhouse sitting room with a stunning vaulted ceiling and character country kitchen/breakfast room. There are four bedrooms with two en-suites and a family bathroom with views from the majority of the rooms over the extensive gardens, a haven for wildlife and birds. Also within the grounds is a double garage and 'Bowood Barn', a pretty detached one bedroom barn conversion which is a self contained unit with private parking, currently used as a successful holiday let. There is also an attached two storey barn 'The Studio', with potential for further development subject to planning. There is extensive off street parking for multiple vehicles. The gardens and grounds amounting to 3.3 acres, benefit from an enclosed paddock, surrounding woodland, cast iron water pump and two trout streams running through the garden.
The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises;

A wooden front door leads into an open plan dining hall with stairs rising to the first floor, a downstairs cloakroom and a door to the study. Double doors lead into the vaulted ceiling sitting room within the roundhouse which features exposed beams and windows that look onto the gardens. There is an exposed brick hearth with wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is a dual aspect room with a farmhouse style kitchen and surrounding windows looking out onto the garden and stream. It includes integrated appliances such as a Calor gas hob, electric double oven, built in dishwasher and fridge. There is a door to the outside and a separate door to the utility room. The utility room has a stable door to the rear garden, a built in sink unit, floor mounted oil fired boiler which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property with space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer if required.

The first floor is light and airy with a velux window in the hallway allowing light to flood in. There are four bedrooms with the master and second bedroom both having en-suite shower facilities, and a family bathroom. Attached to Bowood is a two storey stone barn with a slate roof, light, power and steps that lead up to the studio above.

Bowood Barn - Is a detached property with stone elevations, slate roof and vaulted ceiling. Living/kitchen/dining room with exposed beams and wood burning stove. Double bedroom and bathroom with a three piece white suite. This is currently used as a successful holiday let, details of which can be found on (Reference number: 15993)

Gardens - The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with stone chipping pathways leading around the property. To one side of the house is a sheltered seating area with raised wooden beds, shrubs, flowers and mature plants. To the other side a small foot bridge, over the stream, leads to an established vegetable plot with greenhouse enclosed by hedgerow and Devon banks. To the rear, is a wooden seating area that is raised over the stream and there is also access to a stone and wood built store room with light and power. Access to the road is via a five bar gate. Located down the road from the property, accessed via a vehicular gate, is a private paddock enclosed with post and wire fencing with direct access to the stream. The paddock is mainly laid to grassland with stream and woodland boundaries. Attached to Bowood Barn, there is also a double garage comprising wooden doors, light, power, plumbing, storage and a separate garden store. In total, the gardens and land amounts to 3.3 Acres.

Special Note - Bowood Barn is subject to a holiday restriction clause and currently run as a successful holiday let, advertised through (Reference number: 15993)

Directions - From Bideford, from our office on the Bideford Quay, proceed across the old bridge and take the first left at the roundabout passing Cornwall Farmers on your right hand side. Take the next turning right into Manteo Way. Continue to the top of Manteo Way until reaching the roundabout, continue straight across the roundabout, then take the next turning left into Gammaton Road onto a country lane. At Gammaton Cross continue on towards Newton Tracey passing through Gammaton Moor and Huntshaw Water. At the next crossroad turn right signposted Huntshaw 3/4 . Follow the signs to Huntshaw, through the village passing the church and village hall. As the road ends at a T-Junction, turn left towards Huntshaw Mill and Torrington where 'Bowood' can be seen immediately on the right hand side, approached via a pair of wooden gates with a sweeping driveway that leads up to Bowood and Bowood Barn.

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

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