4 bedroom house for sale

Forder Farm, Cottage & Barns, South Brent, Devon, TQ10

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse, cottage and barns for development
  • Set in approximately 22 acres
  • Beautiful grounds
  • Stables and 2 paddocks
  • Tennis court
  • Stream and pond
  • Easy access to Exeter and Plymouth

Full description

A traditional character farmhouse set in wonderful landscaped grounds of approximately 22 acres being sold with a pretty 3 bedroom cottage, large stone barn suitable for conversion, subject to planning consents, linhay, garage, stables and tennis court.

South Brent is a thriving bustling Devon village situated on the southern edge of Dartmoor National Park. The village enjoys a wide range of shops, including supermarket, butchers, pharmacy, delicatessen, electrical shop, DIY store/builders merchant and fish and chip shop.
The professional services include a bank, post office, health centre and dental surgery. South Brent has both primary and nursery schools with the senior schools being Kevics in Totnes, South Dartmoor College in Ashburton and Ivybridge Community College. Furthermore there are three churches, one hotel and two inns. For the more sporting, there are all weather tennis courts at the village recreation ground, and football and cricket pitches depending on the season. South Brent is conveniently located for the A38 Devon Expressway, having excellent communications with both Exeter and Plymouth. Dartmoor, with all of its natural
splendour, is on the doorstep offering outdoor pursuits, nature and wilderness for all.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit Prime Waterfront & Country House Department 01548 857588/855590 or Totnes Office. Telephone 01803 847979

Forder Farmhouse is a graceful country house packed with character features and a traditional and homely feel, built in 1830, and situated on the edge of the village on a 'No Through' lane. It is set in wonderful landscaped gardens with a rolling lawn gently sloping to a stream and decorative pond. All the windows to the front of the property have impressive views over the grounds, which have delightful areas to sit and relax in. The property is being sold with approximately 22 acres including approximately 18 acres of grassland and a pretty 3 bedroom cottage wing, which could easily be incorporated with the house providing 7 bedrooms. There is also a large quality stone barn and linhay with workshop, suitable for conversion subject to the necessary planning consents, garage, tennis court and a stable with two neatly fenced paddocks.

Entrance 
Large porch with panelled glass sides and steps up to the solid wooden door with wrought iron hand rail on either side.

Hall 
Hall with attractive painted staircase to first floor and arched opening to:

Drawing Room 
Attractive well proportioned room with marble fireplace and wood burner stove. Window overlooking the grounds and French doors to:

Garden Room 
Bright room with one wall of painted cupboards, including glazed display shelves. French doors and steps lead out to a patio area and the wonderful grounds.

Dining Room 
Elegant dual aspect room with wooden Georgian style fireplace (currently not used). Space for table to sit 10.

Kitchen 
Spacious kitchen with fitted base and wall units, double sink, double oven, hob with extractor hood above and oil Aga. Tiled floor and under stairs cupboard. Window overlooking the garden and tennis court and window through to utility room.

Rear Hall 
From the kitchen is an inner hall with a door to the rear stairs, the study and further rear hall which has a door to the utility room, lockable door to the cottage wing and back door.

Study 
To one wall is an old double fireplace surround and a feature wood burner stove for decoration. Ample built in cupboards, large boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, plus tank with immersion. Computer desk and 2 pulley airers.

Utility & Cloakroom 
Long utility room with base storage unit, Belfast sink and old wood drainer with wall cupboards over. Large larder with marble shelf. To the far end is a CLOAKROOM with WC, basin and shower unit.

First Floor Landing 
Main staircase to L shaped landing with bookshelves and at the far end rear stairs. Access to boarded loft.

Master Bedroom 
Spacious double aspect room with lovely views over the garden. Built in wardrobes and door to the DRESSING AREA with built in cupboard.

Office/dressing Room 
Office with space for desks and window to the side. Built in wardrobe.

Bathroom 
Doors from dressing area and landing. Bath with shower over, pedestal hand basin, WC, tiled floor and window. Electric under floor heating.

Bedroom 2 
Pretty double bedroom with windows over the front and side aspect. Large built in cupboard.

En Suite 
'Jack and Jill' bathroom with bath and shower over, pedestal hand basin, WC and window.

Bedroom 3 
Window looking over the tennis court and side garden. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under.

Bedroom 4 
Single bedroom with window to the front.

The Grounds 
The grounds at Forder Farm are a real delight, with many specimen trees and a rolling lawn down to The Horsebrook, running along the side of the garden and through the fields, and large pond with many attractive water plants. To the side of the property is a hard TENNIS COURT in good condition. Paths twist around flower beds and a vegetable garden and there are various areas to sit and relax in these beautiful grounds. Adjoining the garden room is a GREENHOUSE, with a mature vine. By the stables are two nicely fenced paddocks. There is a block built STORE with double doors, old OUTBUILDING for wood storage and a GARDENER'S WC attached to the cottage.

Cottage Wing 
Pretty cottage wing with its own parking area, courtyard and wood store. Large canopy over front door to entrance hall, dining room and sitting room both with wood burners and kitchen. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and bathroom, with water tank and immersion heater in the airing cupboard in bedroom 2. Electric meter.

Barns 
Large stone L shaped barn in very good condition, with workshop and separate outbuilding, both suitable for development, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Stables 
Modern detached stable with mains electric. Three loose boxes with two opening onto a concrete forecourt and 5 bar gates to two paddocks.

Garage 
Attached to one side is an extra large double garage.

Services 
Mains water, metered. Oil central heating. Oil Aga. Private drainage. Cottage: electric heating.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 August 2016

Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (4.8 mi)
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Waterside The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Marchand Petit, Totnes

Waterside The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

01803 367060 Local call rate

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