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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepwash, Beaworthy, EX21

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • South Facing With Just Under 2 Acres
  • Large Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Rural Location
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Spacious Reception Rooms
  • Beautiful Productive Gardens
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Paddocks & Copse
  • Barn With Residential Planning

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
Spacious south-facing farmhouse with 5 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 5 reception rooms. Set in approximately 2 acres within a secluded hamlet. The gardens have been professionally designed and landscaped and are open for the National Gardens Scheme. Three fenced and gated paddocks extend to approximately one acre. Heated swimming pool with large sun terrace. Substantial barn with planning permission for two residential dwellings. The property is of traditional stone and cob construction with a wealth of charm and character and was first mentioned in the 13th century.
The accommodation comprises: a bespoke handmade kitchen, spacious dining room, 2 sitting rooms, a study and home office, which all have working fireplaces. All 5 bedrooms are doubles, 2 have en suite facilities and there is a further family bathroom, cloakroom and utility room. Oil fired central heating throughout.
The property is situated in a peaceful, rural location between the villages of Sheepwash and Shebbear which is the home of the renowned Shebbear college. Sheepwash has a lively community with shop, post office and the popular Half Moon Inn which caters for a number of country pursuits. Great Torrington is approximately 8 miles distant, with it's ancient pannier market and local independent shops.
The current owners provide bed and breakfast and run a smalholding as a lifestyle business.

Entrance Hallway
Wooden door with multi pane glazed insets leads to the entrance hallway. Ample space for coats and shoes. Tiled flooring. Doors to dining room and kitchen. Door to:

Utility Room
Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for fridge freezer. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Window to courtyard.

Kitchen / Breakfast
The large kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of solid wood, bespoke handmade units. Crafted in a traditional style with beautiful rustic casings. Solid wood work surfaces in laid with slate for chopping and ideal for pastry making. Integrated dishwasher. Butler sink with traditional mixer tap over. The large four-oven oil-fired Aga provides hot water, and is set into a corner chimney recess with mantle shelf and spotlights over. Dimmable LED spotlights. Tiled flooring. Exposed beams and lintel. French doors lead to a sunny patio with steps to gardens. Arch to:

Sitting Room
Substantial inglenook fireplace of stone construction with slate hearth, cloam oven and bressumer beam, housing a large cast iron Stovax multi-fuel stove. Two sash windows with view of gardens. Three wall light points. Door to dining room. Door to:

Fireplace with brick inset and wooden surround and iron grate. Door to understairs cupboard. Sash window with view of gardens. Door to:

Garden Hallway
Large Georgian door leading to porch and paved terrace with steps up to lawn and gardens. Stairs to landing. Door to:

Family Room
Sash window with window seat is the ideal spot to enjoy the view of the gardens. Solid wood fireplace with slate hearth houses a Hunter multi-fuel stove. Wall lighting. Solid wood wall-mounted bookcase. Recessed wall niche. Triple satellite connections from Sky dish. Traditional door to:

Home Office
Small inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Telephone socket. Oil-fuelled central heating boiler. Window with view of Woodstore. Door to:

Boot Room
Tiled floor with cobblestone recess and original door to bread oven. Traditional door to dining room. Traditional door with small window to courtyard. Door to

Cloak Room
Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Window to courtyard.

Dining Room
Spacious dining room with large inglenook fireplace, slate hearth and "Fatboy" wood burning stove. Three wall light points and two dimmable ceiling lights. Window to courtyard.

Wide staircase with dual banisters leads from the garden hallway to the landing. Window at top of staircase overlooks courtyard. Fireplace recess with wooden surround. Doors to all 5 bedrooms and family bathroom.

Master Bedroom
Spacious sunny room with sash window and window seat overlooking gardens and swimming pool. Airing cupboard with shelved storage. Access to loft. Door to:

Master En-suite
Fitted with a matching white period style suite comprising: freestanding bath with mixer shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled shower cubicle with mains powered shower. Period style radiator and towel rail. Low level WC. Wood flooring. Shaver point. Access to loft. Dual aspect windows overlooking courtyard and barn.

Bedroom Two
Sash window with window seat overlooking gardens. Victorian fireplace. Recessed wall niche. Door to:

Fully tiled shower cubicle with mains powered shower. Low level WC. Wash hand basin set in window recess with cupboard beneath. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Access to loft. Tiled floor. Window overlooking courtyard.

Bedroom Five
Sash window with window seat overlooking gardens.

Bedroom Three
Sash window with window seat overlooking gardens.

Bedroom Four
Walk-in cupboard/wardrobe. Built-in bookcase. Window to courtyard.

Family Bathroom
The bathroom is fitted to the same high standard as the master en suite. Fully tiled shower cubicle with mains powered shower. Free standing bath with mixer shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Period style radiator and towel rail. Wood flooring. Shaver point. Access to loft. Window overlooking courtyard.

Stone and cob construction with electric sockets and lighting. Planning permission for conversion to two residential dwellings. The enclosed two-storey barn (approx. 40'x18') has: double doors facing house, internal workshop with mezzanine above, and original oak jetty. The open-fronted barn (approx. 40'x22') offers ample covered parking and storage.

The professionally designed gardens are open twice a year for the National Gardens Scheme and local charities. The central lawn is surrounded by numerous themed borders. The productive apple orchard has 16 standard trees in 4 raised beds planted with ornamental grasses and summer cosmos. The paved vegetable and fruit garden, cut flower beds, 16ft x 8ft greenhouse and composting area all have vehicular access via the paddocks.

Stone and cob construction (20'x10'). Currently used for storing wood and in need of some attention.

Swimming Pool
Heated swimming pool surrounded by wide paved sun terrace providing a pleasant place to sit and relax. Swimming pool is approximately 32'x16' and slopes from 1 metre deep to 2 metres at its deepest. Heated by air-source heat pump.

Paddocks & Copse
3 paddocks totalling approx 1 acre with secure stock fencing and numerous gates and access points. Recently used for rearing orphan lambs, sheep and pigs. The copse lies at the edge of the plot and provides wood for the multi-fuel stoves.

The property is accessed via a private lane, which leads to parking areas: in front of the open-fronted barn, in the gravel courtyard behind the farmhouse, and the brick paved courtyard between farmhouse and the barn.

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Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016


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