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5 bedroom house for sale

Woolleigh Barton Barns, Beaford

Offers in Region of £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb views
  • stunning stone threshing barn conversion
  • 5 bed, 4 bathrooms
  • kitchen, lounge etc
  • possible option on 4 bed letting cottage
  • heated indoor pool
  • patios and large garden

Full description

These substantial stone barns are set just a few hundred yards off the A3124 Bideford to Winkleigh and Exeter road between Great Torrington and Beaford. Both properties enjoy outstanding views over the unspoilt slopes of the River Torridge Valley. The village of Beaford is just 2 miles to the south with village inn, primary school and parish church whilst Great Torrington is some 3.5 miles to the north west offering a greater range of facilities, shops, live theatre, senior and junior schooling, swimming pool and golf course. Some 10 miles to the north is Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon providing a comprehensive range of both business and leisure facilities including the Green Lanes Shopping Centre, out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre and Tarka Tennis Centre. From the town there is direct access on to the A361/North Devon Link Road and also a sprinter rail service running through to the Cathedral city of Exeter.

These superb and substantial barns have been imaginatively developed with well designed accommodation the main barn retaining its threshing doors on both the north and south sides now being fully glazed and allowing superb light and exceptional views over the Torridge Valley. Attention has been taken to retain and enhance the character of the dwellings including exposed beams, exposed stone feature walling, oak timber sills to windows with original beams over, boarded floors in the main living rooms and the like.  Both properties have their own separate gardens, the threshing barn to the south and stables to the west with patios and lawned areas with a more extensive grassed area running off to the south side.



Threshing Barn - South facing 

Lounge (22.4 x 18.4)  A stunning double aspect room with fully glazed full height threshing doors to both the south and north elevation, with French doors to a garden patio with outstanding views over the unspoilt River Torridge Valley.  Boarded floor, fireplace with wood burning stove on slate hearth with beam over, panel radiator, wall light points, recessed shelving. Steps down to 

Kitchen/Dining Room (21' x 19') A double aspect room with views to south and west, boarded floor, recessed ceiling lighting, double French doors to garden, rustic pine units on 2 elevations with inset dishwasher, deep sink with mixer taps, De Longhi 5 ring hob and oven under, brick piers with shelving and wicker baskets, door to under stairs storage cupboard. 


Bedroom 2 (16'6 x 9'9) South facing, radiator, deep timber window sill with stone reliefs to either side. 

En Suite Shower Room (8'6 x 3'11) Boarded floor, shower cubicle with shower curtain rail, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror, strip light and shaver point over, low level close coupled WC, extractor vent, combination towel rail/radiator. 

 From the Lounge stairs rise to the

First floor Galleried Landing serving all rooms

Bedroom 3 (17'11 x 9'9) vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame roof trusses, exposed stone feature walling, panelled radiator, deep timber window sill with stone relief to either side. 

 En Suite Shower Room (8'9 x 4'7) shower cubicle with shower rail, hand basin, low level close coupled WC, extractor vent, combination towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 1 (15'1 x 14'4) vaulted with exposed 'A' frame timbers, low picture window in the south elevation with stunning views, panel radiator.

En Suite Shower Room Shower cubicle with shower rail, hand basin, low level close coupled WC, combination stainless steel towel rail/radiator, extractor vent, boarded floor. 

Bathroom (6'10 x 6'8) panelled bath with central stainless steel combination mixer tap/telephone shower, boarded floor, pedestal hand basin, low level close coupled WC, panel radiator, extractor vent, half board surround to bath. 

Bedroom 4 (15'9 x 10') South facing, exposed stone feature walling, panel radiator, partially vaulted with exposed A frame roof truss.

Bedroom 5 (12'2 x 11'2) panel radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame roof truss.

Indoor Heated Pool (28' x 12'8) an attached stone building under a mono pitch roof with fully glazed floor to ceiling elevation to one side with two pairs of French doors leading out to a paved area, internally exposed ceiling beams with a cupboard housing filtration and heating.  Further external SHED housing the oil fired central heating boiler for the property. 

Outside - property is approached over a tarmacadam entrance drive to ample individual car parking and turning areas for each of the two properties. To the south and front of the Threshing Barn, paved patio taking the fullest advantage of the south facing setting, with views over its own land and away to the unspoilt countryside of the Torridge Valley with its patchwork of woodlands and fields.  The Stables to the western side have their own private lawned area, patio and views primarily to the west but also to the south, with the whole having access to a large grassed area to the south, the whole extending to over ONE ACRE. 



Grid Ref: SS 532/168. From Great Torrington take the A386 road south as though to Okehampton. At the bottom of the first hill take the left turn towards Beaford on the A3124. Follow this road for about 2.5 miles where you will pass the entrance to Blinsham Farm and Nursery. Travel from here to the top of the hill beyond and there at the wide road junction take the right turn into the entrance to Woolleigh Barton. Proceed along the tarmacadam drive for a couple of hundred yards when the property will be set back to the left and above the no through road. Ref 8977

By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office 01271 327878. Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204.

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19 September 2016

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