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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Higher Clovelly, Bideford

Withdrawn from Market £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial farmhouse with two up and running holiday lets
  • A super pasture field of about 3 acres
  • For sale by Public Auction (date to be announced), unless sold prior

Full description

Large period farmhouse (Agricultural Occupancy Condition) with six bedrooms, three reception rooms and gardens with far reaching rural views. Two attached holiday cottages and a 3 acres paddock. Farmhouse EPC F, Holiday Cottages, both EPC D.

The property is set at the end of a private no through country lane that it shares with the surrounding farm land and a modern bungalow some 300-400 yards to the east. Other than the house and its surrounding buildings there are no other buildings being retained by the seller. The house is set with far reaching southerly views over farm land and lightly wooded slopes in the distance. Although privately set the property is within 1,.5 miles of the A39 Atlantic Coast Highway which runs westwards from the Port and market town of Bideford on the river Torridge to the coastal town of Bude on the Devon/Cornwall borders. Locally the fishing village at Clovelly with its cobbled main street and Quay is some 3 miles to the north as is Hartland, about 5 miles and Woolsery, about 2 miles, between them providing a good range of local facilities, junior schooling, village inns, places or worship, post offices and the like. Along the North Coast some 3-5 miles north and west of the property is the dramatic North Devon coastline with its steep cliffs, sheltered coves and waterfalls such as Spekes Mouth, Peppercombe and Greencliffe.Some 21 miles to the east is Barnstaple, the administrative centre for North Devon. 

Trew Farm is set to the end of a private drive otherwise surrounded by un-spoilt countryside and just 3 or 4 miles in from the dramatic North Devon coastline. Briefly the property comprises the period six bedroom farmhouse with two attached cottages, a range of stone barns with full residential planning permission granted on three further units. Range of modern portal frame buildings previously used for a dairy enterprise and about 55 acres of mainly level pasture land . 

The period house is constructed of stone under a pitched roof, is a period home retaining many character features and offering spacious accommodation with the benefit of double glazing and oil fired central heating. The accommodation on two floors comprises as follows

Entrance door to 

ENTRANCE HALL  - Panel radiator, stairs to first floor, double glazed sliding doors lead from the patio and garden. Doors off to 

STUDY - 17'10 x 10'10 (5.44m x 3.30m) - 2 built in cupboards, 2 radiators, double glazed window to south elevation. 

DINING ROOM - 13'10 x 12' (4.22m x 3.66m) - Recessed cupboard with shelves over, 2 radiators, double glazed window to south elevation. 

DRAWING ROOM  - 14'5 x 11'10 (4.39m x 3.61m)  - Stone fireplace with brass hood and old mantle over, 2 radiators, window to the rear entrance/utility. 

WALK IN PANTRY CUPBOARD - Fitted shelves for storage. 

AIRING CUPBOARD - Hot water cylinder, timber slatted shelving. 

BATHROOM - Corner bath, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, large shower cubicle housing the Mira Sport electric shower, radiator, wall mounted electric heater, porthole window to the side elevation. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 16'8 x 10'6 (5.08m x 3.20m) Range of fitted wall and base units under roll top work surfaces with tiled splash-back surround, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, built in ceramic hob, fitted electric double oven, fitted dishwasher and space for fridge, 2 radiators, surface mounted ceiling lights, double glazed window to rear, door to 

SITTING ROOM - 16'11 x 10'6 (5.16m x 3.20m) Beamed ceiling, mock cut stone fireplace and surround with slated shelf, 2 radiators, double glazed window to rear elevation. 

REAR LOBBY/BOOT ROOM -12' x 10'1 (3.66m x 3.07m) Oil fired central heating boiler, washing machine. 

From the Hall, stairs rise to the 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING  - Serving all rooms, panel radiator, access to loft hatch and door to external lobby and staircase. 

BATHROOM - Low level WC, pedestal hand basin, panelled bath, wall mounted electric heater, obscure double glazed window to rear. 

BEDROOM 1 - 13'1 x 10'4 (3.99m x 3.15m) Radiator, double glazed window, 2 south facing windows with far reaching views. 

BEDROOM 2 - 13'3 x 12'8 (4.04m x 3.86m) 
Built in vanity unit with hand basin and cupboard below, radiator, double glazed window to rear elevation. 

BEDROOM 4 - 12'8 x 9'6 (3.86m x 2.90m) Radiator, double glazed window to south facing elevation. 

BEDROOM 6  - 10'10 x 9'9 (3.30m x 2.97m) Radiator, double glazed window to rear elevation. 

BEDROOM 3 - 14'4 x 10'11 (4.37m x 3.33m) Double glazed window to the south facing elevation. 

BEDROOM 5  - 11'9 x 8'4 (3.58m x 2.54m) 
Door to built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, slatted timber shelving, further built in storage cupboard, double glazed window to the rear elevation. 

To the south and front of the house, private south facing garden taking the fullest advantage of the views afforded. To the rear and north side a courtyard and adjacent to the house is 

This is an attached cottage for holiday use with the following accommodation. 

ENTRANCE HALL - Recessed ceiling spotlights, night storage heater, timber framed double glazed window. 

SITTING ROOM - 14'8 x 12'11 max (4.47m x 3.94m max) Recessed spotlights. night storage heater, timber framed double glazed window. 

SHOWER ROOM - Built in tiled shower cubicle with Tivoli shower, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, wall mounted fan heater, tiled floor, timber framed double glazed window. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 14'9 x 9'11 (4.50m x 3.02m) Range of fitted wall and base units under a Granite effect roll top work surfaces, stainless steel sink and draining board with tiled splash-back surround, built in hob and oven, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, tiled floor, night storage heater and door to 

SUN ROOM - 13'9 x 6'2 (4.19m x 1.88m) A timber framed double glazed structure on dwarf block walls under a pitched roof enjoying similar views over the countryside as the main farmhouse. Timber frame part double glazed doors to the front and rear elevations. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Serving all rooms, night storage heater, exposed ceiling beams and timber framed double glazed window. 

BEDROOM 1 - 15' 2 x 13'6 max (4.57m 0.05m x 4.11m max) Exposed 'A' frame roof timbers, wall mounted convector heater, built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and timber slatted shelving. 

BEDROOM 2 - 10''8 x 7'6 (3.05m x 2.29m) Wall mounted convector heater, exposed 'A' frame timbers, Velux window. 

BEDROOM 3 - 7'5 x 6' max (2.26m x 1.83m max) Wall mounted convector heater, exposed ceiling beams, Velux roof light. 

BATHROOM - Low level WC, pedestal hand basin, panelled bath, ceiling extractor fan, Velux roof light. 

Attached to Jessies Barn is 


LIVING ROOM - 22'8 x 13'1 (6.91m x 3.99m) The sitting room area with exposed ledge and braced roof trusses and beams, night storage heater, 2 Velux roof lights, timber framed double glazed window. 

The kitchen area has fitted base and wall units under a Granite effect roll top work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit with draining board, built in electric hob and oven, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and timber slatted shelving. 

BEDROOM - 13'3 x 13'2 (4.04m x 4.01m) Exposed ledge and braced roof timbers, wall mounted convector heater, timber framed double glazed window. 

SHOWER ROOM - Exposed ledge and brace roof timbers, tiled floor, shower cubicle with Titan electric shower, low level WC, pedestal hand basin. 

OUTSIDE - There are small enclosed gardens outside of both cottages. On the north side of the courtyard to the rear of the house are the following 

Included with the property are the immediate gardens together with a kitchen garden and a pasture field of some 3 acres identified on the land plan in Green.

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03 November 2016


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