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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Atherington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Sold STC £498,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Excellent Access
  • 12.82 Acres
  • 3 Bedroom House
  • Garage & Workshop
  • Modern Farm Building
  • Productive Pasture Land

Full description

An attractive small farm with panoramic views over the Taw Valley. Modern house with 3 bedrooms (AOC). Pretty, colourful gardens. Garage and workshop. Modern farm building. Productive pasture land. Accessible location.

Situation - Lilcott Farm is positioned above the Taw Valley, a short distance north of the village of Atherington in north Devon. The village provides a Post Office / stores and a church, whilst the neighbouring village of High Bickington offers a primary school, two public houses and Libbaton Golf Club.
The regional centre of Barnstaple lies approximately 7 miles to the north and is the area's main shopping, business and commercial hub. There is a rail link to Barnstaple and Exeter 2.5 miles away at Umberleigh and access to the North Devon Link Road (A361), is available at Barnstaple and South Molton (9 miles away) providing a link to the M5 motorway at Junction 27.
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 North Devon beaches of Putsborough, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are all within reach.

Description - Lilcott Farm is an attractive small farm comprising a modern house (AOC) and versatile farm buildings set within 12.82 acres (5.19 hectares) of productive pasture land.

The Farmhouse - Lilcott Farmhouse has wonderful views over the Taw Valley with no near neighbours. The accommodation includes an entrance hall, with stairs to the first floor and doors off to the kitchen and sitting room. The kitchen includes a range of beech and oak fitted units with space for a range cooker. The sitting room has a dual aspect with French Doors to outside and a multi-fuel stove on a slate hearth with a brick surround.
The utility room has a stable door to outside and space for a washing machine and American style fridge / freezer. There is also a cloakroom with w.c and wash basin.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, the master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, w.c and wash basin. There is also a separate bathroom with a w.c, wash basin, panelled bath with a shower over.

Outside - The house is approached by a private driveway which sweeps around to an gravel parking and turning area. To the front of the house are the attractive gardens, with an area of lawn surrounded by colourful shrub and flower beds. There is a potting shed and a thatched gazebo for entertaining.

Garage / Workshop - 15.24m x 5.03m (50'0" x 16'6") - Steel frame building, with two enclosed bays and three open bays, with a concrete floor.

Modern Building - 22.86m x 11.58 (75'0" x 38'0") - Two fully enclosed, attached buildings with a steel frame and a concrete floor. This building was formerly used for food preparation and a cutting room. The remainder of the higher section includes an area for pig housing, whilst the entire lower section is an open space.

Poly-Tunnels - Two poly-tunnels, both measuring 18.29m x 6.71m.

The Land - The land at Lilcott Farm comprises two gently sloping pasture fields suitable for mowing and grazing and a small area of woodland within the south-eastern boundary.

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage.

Planning - The farmhouse is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. Further details are available from Stags.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Tel: 01271 327711 (

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags. Please call: 01271 322833.

Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed south on the A377 towards Exeter, passing through Bishops Tawton. After approximately 4.5 miles, at Fishleigh Rock, turn right towards Atherington and Lilcott Farm will be found on the left after about 700 yards.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2016

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