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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chulmleigh, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18

Guide Price £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Farm
  • 54.08 Acres
  • 4 Bedroom House
  • Modern Buildings
  • 16 Stables
  • Level Pasture Land
  • Bluebell Woodland
  • Stream Frontage

Full description

An attractive equestrian farm with an excellent range of versatile buildings, productive pasture land, paddocks and woodland. 54 Acres. Spacious house with 4 bedrooms and private gardens. American style barn with 16 stables. Stunning views towards Dartmoor. EPC Band E.

Situation - Bealy Court Stud Farm is situated in a quiet rural location in north Devon with a fantastic southerly outlook towards the Dartmoor National Park.

The small town of Chulmleigh, perched above the Taw Valley, is about 4 miles to the west and offers a range of shops, a bank, a health centre and schooling up to GCSE level. The larger market town of South Molton has a more comprehensive range of shops, banks and schooling, a supermarket as well as weekly livestock and farmers markets and the nearby West Buckland School.

The larger town of Tiverton, about 17 miles away, is an old market town with a historic castle. There are several supermarkets and a wide range of shops in the town, together with schools for all ages, including Blundell's Public School, which has discounts for local pupils. There is also a hospital, sports centre and 18-hole golf course.

The A361 (North Devon Link Road) can be accessed at South Molton and Tiverton and provides access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27, nearby to which is Tiverton Parkway rail station with mainline services to London Paddington. Exeter and Bristol Airports have flights to many UK and European cities.

From the farm there is easy access to the Exmoor National Park known for its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery and the sandy beaches of Putsborough, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe on north Devons coast are all within reach.

Introduction - Bealy Court Stud Farm is an attractive equestrian farm with an American style barn boasting 16 stables, a clear-span barn presently used as an exercise area and further versatile buildings. The spacious house is separated from the yard by tall conifer trees and has its own entrance from the road. The farm totals about 54.08 Acres (21.89 hectares) included mostly south-facing pasture land running down to a pretty area of mainly oak woodland adjoining a stream on the edge of the farm.

The House - Approached over a gravel driveway with plenty of parking space and rose arches to one side, the house has a south-facing aspect with rendered elevations underneath a slate roof with timber double-glazed windows throughout.

The front door opens into the entrance hall, with a staircase to the first floor and a door into the w.c which includes some storage cupboards. The front sitting room could also be used as a dining room and has exposed ceiling timbers. The living room overlooks the garden and has a brick fireplace with a wood-burner and doors through to the study, which has French Doors out to the patio and garden.

The kitchen / breakfast room has a dual aspect and a former fireplace where an oil-fired Rayburn Royal now stands. There are a range of base and wall kitchen units with tiled work tops and space for a double oven and a family dining table. The boot room has a door to the outside and also provides access through to the utility room and a separate w.c.

A turning staircase leads up to the galleried landing with a hatch to the loft and two airing cupboards. An arched doorway opens into the master bedroom suite, which faces south and west and includes a bedroom with far-reaching views, a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, w.c and wash basin.

There are three further double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, each with a bath with shower over, wash basin and w.c.

Outside - The attractive gardens lie to the south of the house with a patio on the southern and western elevation to take advantage of the afternoon and evening sun. The undulating lawn is interspersed with colourful shrub beds and trees and has wonderful views out across the surrounding farm land towards Dartmoor.

The Buildings - The modern buildings are linked by concrete yards and are presently used as part of the equestrian stud, but could be reconfigured for livestock or storage use.

General Purpose Building - 32.07m x 9.82m (105'3" x 32'3") - Formerly used as a covered silage clamp, with concrete floors and panels, with space boarding above. Clear-span steel frame underneath a fibre cement roof. Attached:

Covered Yard - 22.64m x 16.66m (74'3" x 54'8") - Presently used as an indoor exercise area with space for fodder storage on each side. Clear-span steel frame, block and space boarded elevations, fibre cement roof.

Workshop / Store - 18.62m x 4.84m (61'1" x 15'11") - Block construction, concrete floor and fibre cement roof.

Stables - 14.06m x 10.30m (46'2" x 33'10") - Steel frame with concrete floor, block and space boarded elevations, fibre cement roof. With 16 stables and a 1m overhang on the northern elevation.

The Land - The farm land is all down to pasture with a south-facing aspect and traditional hedge boundaries. The enclosures nearer the yard are divided into a number of smaller paddocks whilst the lower fields are used for mowing. On the southern boundary is an attractive area of woodland, including some mature oak trees and younger trees with a carpet of bluebells visible in the spring and a stream burbling along the lower boundary.

Services - Mains water to the house and land. Mains electricity (single phase). Private drainage (septic tank). Oil fired central heating and hot water with supplementary immersion heater. The Rayburn can also provide hot water.

Basic Payment Scheme - There are no entitlements to be transferred with the farm.

Planning - The farmhouse is subject to an agricultural / equestrian occupancy condition. Further details are available from the agents.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Civic Centre, North Walk, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1EA. Tel: 01271 327711.

Sporting & Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned, are included in the sale.

Plans & Boundary Fences - A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

Fixtures & Fittings - All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

Wayleaves & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

There are no public or private rights of way crossing the farm.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents Stags (01769 572263).

Directions - From South Molton take the B3137 south out of the town towards Witheridge. Continue on this road passing through the villages of Alswear and Meshaw and then at Gidley Cross take the right turning signed to Chulmleigh. At the next crossroads (Burrow Cross) go straight on, continue for about two miles and take the left turn at Bealy Court Cross towards Bealy. The entrance to Bealy Court Stud Farm will be found on the right after 600 yards.

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Warning - Farms and land can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of farm buildings and livestock.

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21 July 2016

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