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6 bedroom farm for sale

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Sold STC 60 ac. | £1,000,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 60 acres (24.3 hectares)

Key features

  • Equestrian Holding
  • Character 3 bedroom Barn Conversion
  • 1 Bedroom Holiday Barn
  • 2 Bedroom Bungalow
  • Extensive Farm Buildings
  • 60 Acres
  • Idyllic Location
  • Adjacent to Woodland with a network of Bridleways
  • Excellent Outriding

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION
Northcombe Stud is quietly situated approximately 2.5 miles north of the village of Bratton Clovelly, which has a church, village hall and a popular country inn, while the local primary school is located at Boasley Cross approximately 3 miles away. Roadford Lake, with its excellent amenities including sailing, fishing and birdwatching, is also approximately 3 miles to the south west.
Okehampton lies approximately 10 miles to the east and offers a comprehensive range of day-to-day amenities including shops, schools and various leisure facilities. The historic and former Cornish capital town of Launceston, approximately 14.5 miles to the south west, offers a wide variety of shops, traditional butchers, supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, health centre and dentists. Launceston also provides a wide range of primary and secondary educational facilities, both state and private, including St Joseph's School. Leisure amenities include two 18 hole golf courses and sports complex with swimming pool and bowls.
Situated 17 miles to the south is the thriving stannary market town of Tavistock, situated on the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and offering a wide variety of individual shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities. There is also an excellent range of primary and secondary schools, both state and private.
The city of Plymouth lies approximately 35 miles to the south from where there are extensive road and mainline railway links to the rest of the country and a cross-channel ferry service to Brittany.
The A30 dual carriageway is easily accessible at Broadwoodwidger and providing good road links to the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter.

COMMUNICATIONS
Road - The A30 provides easy access to Exeter and the M5 motorway network.
Rail - Regular intercity services operate from Exeter to London.
Sea - Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air - Newquay Airport offers flights to numerous destinations including London Gatwick. Exeter Airport provides flights to the Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland and a number of continental destinations. Bristol Airport offers flights to London Gatwick and other numerous destinations.

RECREATION
Water - Sailing is available inland at Roadford Lake and along the North and South coasts at Padstow, Fowey, Plymouth, Newton Ferrers, Salcombe, Dartmouth, to name a few. There are delightful beaches on the North Cornish coast including Bude, Widemouth Bay, Trebarwith, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay and Constantine Bay.
Horse riding & Walking - Horse riding is accessible along quiet country lanes in the area and approximately 300 acres of woodland via a network of bridleways. The South West Coast Path also offers scenic walking and further walking and riding are available on Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Launceston, Holsworthy, Bude, Tavistock and St Mellion.

THE PROPERTY
Northcombe Farm & Stud is quietly set in an idyllic location within the picturesque and sought after rural area of West Devon. Set at the end of a lane, which also serves one other property and is well located in an elevated position, adjacent to approximately 300 acres of woodland with a network of paths and bridleways.
Northcombe is a hidden gem for the equestrian enthusiast with well-arranged and extensive facilities and pastureland for equestrian and livestock uses and is currently run as a stud with boarding and livery facilities and the potential to expand as a riding stables or training yard.
The character 3 / 4 bedroom Coach house provides spacious and comfortable, family living with the potential to incorporate a further, 1 bedroom self-contained annexe. Stable Cottage and Northcombe Bungalow are both popular holiday letting cottages, providing an extra valuable income stream.
The well-appointed range of outbuildings are conveniently located across the yard from the house and provides extensive stabling, storage and the potential for an indoor arena.
The land extends to approximately 60 acres of quality pastureland divided into conveniently sizes paddocks and fields and is easily accessed from the lane which runs along the western boundary. There are stunning far reaching from the land, over the surrounding countryside and the moors beyond.

THE COACH HOUSE

Entrance Hall: 2.57m x 2.03m (8'5" x 6'8")
Feature oak framed window, door leads to:

Living Room: 11.63m x 4.83m (38'2" x 15'10")
A light and airy triple aspect room with exposed solid wood floor. Kitchen Area with fitted wall and base units under granite-effect roll-top worksurfaces, inset stainless steel sink and draining board, space and connection for gas Range cooker, extractor hood above, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams over the kitchen and dining area, with a mezzanine floor over the seating area with exposed oak beams and staircase rising to the first floor. Door leads to:

Drawing Room: 7.86m x 4.74m (25'9" x 15'7")
Feature inglenook fireplace with a granite surround with oak lintel above housing the wood burning stove on a slate hearth (this requires an external flue to become functional), exposed beams and ceiling beams. Another light and airy dual aspect room with a pair of glazed French doors to the front elevation which during the summer months bringing the outside in.

On the First Floor

Mezzanine Bedroom 1: 4.81m x 4.72m (15'9" x 15'6")
Balustraded gallery overlooking the Living Room, beamed ceiling, Velux windows to the front and rear elevation enjoying views over the surrounding woodland and countryside beyond. Door leads to:

Inner Hallway:
Doors and opening to:

Dressing Room/Bedroom 3: 4.0m x 2.35m (13'1" x 7'9")
Currently used as a dressing room with the potential to create a 3rd bedroom with either bi-fold doors or a small amount of studwork with very little effort.

Family Bathroom: 3.35m x 1.65m (11'0" x 5'5")
Low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer taps with hand-held shower attachment, ladder-style heated towel rail, Velux window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 2: 4.14m (max) x 3.79m (max) (13'7" max x 12'5" max)
Built-in wardrobe and cupboards, Velux window to the front elevation.

En-suite Shower Room: 2.92m x 1.67m (9'7" x 5'6")
Low-level WC, built-in vanity unit with wash hand basin with storage cupboards below, recessed shower cubicle, built-in Airing Cupboard, Velux window to the rear elevation.

From the Kitchen, a part-glazed timber door leads to:

Study/Sitting Room: 4.08m x 3.26m (13'5" x 10'8")
A dual aspect room providing light and space, exposed timber floor, staircase descends to:

Lower Ground Floor.
Providing great potential to create a separate Granny Annexe or further letting unit.

Entrance Hall/Sitting Room: 3.53m x 3.22m (11'7" x 10'7")
Slate tiled floor, window to the side elevation, external door to the rear elevation, opening to:

Inner Hallway:
Doors leading off to:

Boiler Room:
Grant Multi Pass Utility Boiler and Ariston mains pressure hot water tank. The heating system provides three separate zones and can be independently controlled for the living area, sleeping area and lower ground floor.

Study/Bedroom 4: 5.16m x 3.12m (16'11" x 10'3")
Window to the side elevation.

Boot Room: 3.01m x 1.26m (9'11" x 4'2")

Kitchen/Utility Room: 4.30m x 2.17m (14'1" x 7'1")
Range of fitted wall and base units under roll-top worksurfaces, space and plumbing for many appliances, Belfast sink with mixer taps.

Shower Room: 4.31m x 1.66m (14'2" x 5'5")
Low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, large corner shower enclosure with power shower, heated towel rail, obscure double-glazed window to the rear elevation.

STABLE COTTAGE

Entrance Hall: 1.58m x 1.52m (5'2" x 5'0)
Doors lead off to:

Cloakroom: 1.80m (max) x 1.40m (max) (5'11" max x 4'7" max)

Living Room: 4.97m x 3.39m (16'4" x 11'1")
A triple aspect room with windows to the front and side elevations with beamed ceiling, built-in storage cupboard and kitchen area with fitted wall and base units, space for electric cooker and fridge.

Staircase rises to the First Floor with Landing and door leading to:

Bedroom: 5.03m x 4.56m (16'6" x 15'0")
A dual aspect room with windows to the side elevation overlooking the farmland and paddocks, built-in storage and Airing Cupboard, door leads to:

En-suite Bathroom:
Pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment, heated towel rail, Velux window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE

To the side of the cottage is a raised lawn area enclosed within traditional tree-lined hedging and wooden panelled fencing enjoying views over the surrounding farmland and woodland beyond, which provides a great expanse for walking and riding along the many bridleways.

NORTHCOMBE BUNGALOW

Entrance Hall: 3.98m x 1.56m (13'1" x 5'1")
Built-in storage cupboard, doors leading off to:

Living/Dining Room: 5.20m x 2.89m (17'1" x 9'6")
A dual aspect room with an open fireplace with natural stone surround, opening to:

Kitchen: 4.09m x 2.65m (13'5" x 8'8")
Range of fitted wall and base units under granite-effect roll-top worksurfaces, inset stainless steel sink and draining board, space and connection for electric cooker, window to the rear elevation with a panoramic view over the surrounding countryside and the garden which attracts a variety of wild birds, door leads off to:

Utility Room: 3.88m (max) x 3.56m (max) (12'9" max x 11'8" max)
Tiled floor, window to the side elevation, uPVC double-glazed door to the front elevation.

Shower Room: 3.89m x 1.46m (12'9" x 4'9")
Recessed shower cubicle, low-level WC, wall-mounted wash hand basin, obscure double-glazed window to the side elevation, built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Bathroom: 2.68m x 1.69m (8'10" x 5'7")
Low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, uPVC obscure double-glazed windows to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 2: 3.54m x 3.01m (11'7" x 9'11")
Double-glazed window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 1: 3.93m x 3.01m (12'11" x 9'1")
Double-glazed window to the front elevation.

Sitting Room: 7.03m x 3.04m (max) (23'1" x 10'0" max)
uPVC double-glazed windows to the rear elevation taking advantage of the far-reaching panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, glazed timber door leads to:

Conservatory: 3.42m x 3.24m (11'3" x 10'8")
Of dwarf wall construction with timber framed double-glazed windows above, under a pitched polycarbonate sheet roof, French doors opening onto the patio.

OUTSIDE

The gardens to the side and rear are mainly laid to lawns with a paved patio, which is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining whilst taking advantage of the far-reaching, panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

Services
Water - Mains
Drainage - Septic Tank
Electricity - Mains
Heating - Oil fired central heating
Telephone - BT connection

OUTSIDE
The courtyard garden to the rear of the house is easy maintenance and mainly laid to gravel with flowerbed border and paved patio with pergola providing an ideal and private location for alfresco dining and entertaining. To the side is a terraced garden area with seating area, flowerbed borders and greenhouse, which is bathed in sunshine for most of the day. Below is a further secret garden with flowerbed borders and a gravelled path leading to a tranquil timber decked seating area enjoying picturesque views over the fishing lakes below and the woodland beyond.

OUTBUILDINGS

Former Shippon: 10.38m x 7.28m (34'1" x 23'11")
Of concrete block construction under a pitched corrugated sheet roof with great potential for conversion to provide further accommodation to the house, annexe or further holiday letting unit, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Traditional Barn: 5.23m x 3.34m (17'2" x 10'11")
Of stone and cob construction under a pitched corrugated sheet roof, again with potential for conversion, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Main Equestrian Building: 79.0m x 20.4m (259'2" x 66'11")
Of steel portal frame construction with concrete panel and block dwarf walls with Yorkshire board cladding above. The building is well laid out with a number of loose box housing and foaling boxes and covered by remote control CCTV systems to monitor the horses from the comfort of your armchair. The large open-span remainder of the building provides an ideal opportunity for an indoor horse walker, round pen, indoor school, forage and feed store.
The loose boxes comprise four 12' x 12', two 14' x 12' and two 14' x 15' loose boxes, all with Loddon fronts.

Purpose-built Foaling/Loose Boxes:
Of half-height concrete block walls with drinking bowls connected.
Box 1: 4.27m x 2.82m (14'0" x 9'3")
Box 2: 3.89m x 3.18m (12'9" x 10'5")
Box 3: 3.96m x 2.92m (13'0" x 9'7")
Box 4: 6.02m x 4.01m (19'9" x 13'2")
Box 5: 3.89m x 3.07m (12'9" x 10'1")
Box 6: 3.89m x 3.12m (12'9" x 10'3")
Box 7: 3.89m x 3.12m (12'9" x 10'3")
Tack Room/Grooms' Rest Area: 3.94m x 2.14m (12'11" x 7'0")
Base units, cupboards with sink and draining board, water, power and light connected.

Horse Stocks:
With holding pen to the front.

Loose Housing:
Pen 1: 11.39m x 5.61m (37'4" x 18'5")
Pen 2: 11.47m x 5.64m (37'8" x 18'6")
Pen 3: 11.48m x 5.64m (37'8" x 18'6")
Pen 4: 11.50m x 5.63m (37'9" x 18'6")

Lean-to Machinery/Fodder Store: 18.4m x 4.52m (60'4" x 14'10")
Of timber portal frame construction with corrugated sheet cladding, open-fronted under a mono-pitch corrugated sheet roof.
To the rear of the building is the Dung Store with slatted base with collection tank below which contains any run-off.

Lungeing Area: 7.18m x 7.02m (23'7" x 23'0")
With a sand surface enclosed within concrete block walls.

Foaling Suite: 18.28m x 7.81m (60'0" x 25'7")
Of steel portal frame construction with dwarf concrete block walls and Yorkshire board cladding under a mono-pitched corrugated sheet roof. Divided into 4 Foaling Boxes with walkway and feed passage to the front, with close circuit television cameras and drinking bowls in each box.
Box 1: 4.55m x 4.40m (14'11" x 14'5")
Box 2: 4.58m x 4.44m (15'0" x 14'7")
Box 3: 4.48m x 4.46m (14'8" x 14'8")
Box 4: 4.45m x 4.45m (14'7" x 14'7")

Workshop/Machinery Store: 18.22m x 8.88m (59'2" x 29'2")
Of steel portal frame construction under a pitched corrugated sheet roof incorporating a secure workshop area (4.56m x 4.14m) with power and light connected, loading ramp and holding pen

Services
Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Oil fired central heating

THE LAND

The land extends to approximately 60 acres of level of gently sloping pasture land which is accessed over a bridleway to the western boundary of the land. The land is divided into conveniently sized fields and paddocks and is serviced by mains water and is sympathetically stock-proofed fenced.

AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE OPTION
On the approach to Northcombe Stud is a yard with a range of useful general purpose livestock buildings and 7 acres of pasture land which are available as a separate option.

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS

Tenure
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authorities
West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0BZ.
Tel: 01822 813600.
Western Power Distribution, Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TB.
Tel: 01179 332000.
South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP.
Tel: Tel: 01392 4466888.

Viewing
Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. Tel: 01822 810810.

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Nearest station

  • Okehampton (8.3 mi)
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01822 810810 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Okehampton (8.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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D R Kivell & Partners, South West

South Brentor, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0NW

01822 810810 Local call rate

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