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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Deancombe, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11

Guide Price* £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 375-475k auction guide Diverse farm
  • Farmhouse for renovation
  • Courtyard of barns
  • Potential (STP)
  • Modern farm building
  • Pasture
  • For sale by auction*
  • 8 December 2016

Full description

Diverse farm in sought after Dartmoor location with farmhouse for modernisation, traditional farm buildings with potential (STP), modern farm building and 131 acres of productive farmland. Lot 1: Farmhouse, gardens, paddock, traditional & modern buildings. In all 7.91 acres. Lot 2: 18.33 acres. Lot 3: 41.85 acres. Lot 4: modern farm building & 2.47 acres. Lot 5: 27.65 acres. Lot 6: 34.33 acres. For sale by auction (unless sold prior) in 6 lots at midday on 8 December 2016 at The Dartmoor Lodge.

Situation - Nurston Farm is situated within Dartmoor National Park and lies about two miles south west of the small market town of Buckfastleigh from which there is access onto the A38. The A38 runs between Plymouth and Exeter and provides communications to these main centres and beyond.

Dartmoor National Park provides a wide array of recreational opportunities on the doorstep with fantastic walking in Hembury Woods, riding and cycling on the open moor and kayaking and fishing on the River Dart. Amenities, professional services and a selection of individual shops, galleries and delis can be found in nearby Buckfastleigh and the popular moorland town of Ashburton, and many of the region's finest beaches are within easy driving distance.

Introduction - Nurston Farm has been in the same family's ownership since 1964 and has been run most recently as a small dairy operation.

The spacious and light farmhouse sits at the head of a traditional courtyard. Nurston farmhouse is believed to have been constructed in the 1940s and is now ripe for modernisation and provides scope for dual family occupation, B&B or simply a large family home. The modern and traditional farm buildings offer scope for diversification (STP).

The land at Nurston Farm is a mixture of level and sloping ground offering good grazing and is capable of growing arable, grass leys and maize crops.

Lot 1: Nurston Farmhouse, Gardens, Traditional & Modern Farm Buildings & Land -

The Farmhouse - Of traditional stone construction with primarily rendered elevations, under a part natural/part artificial slate roof with double hip and leaded valley running between them.

The floorplan shows the extent of the living accommodation, but briefly comprises: large farmhouse Kitchen with bay window overlooking the courtyard, white Rayburn, range of wall and base units, stainless steel sink. Pantry and Workshop with useful storage. Woodstore / Cloakroom. Downstairs Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room with W.C and basin. Sitting Room with in-built woodburner and sliding patio doors opening onto patio and garden beyond. Dining Room with sliding patio doors and fireplace, sliding door to Kitchenette with electric cooker and hob, stainless steel sink and drainer and range of wall and base units.

The first floor, which can be accessed via two staircases and has Two Family Bathrooms, Five Double Bedrooms, a Single Bedroom and a Box Room.

Outside - To the front of the house there is a small patio and lawned area, with garden gate leading through to a greenhouse and vegetable garden.

The Farm Buildings - Please refer to the numbered building plan:

1 Traditional stone barn under a turnerised slate roof with loft over. Mains electricity connected.

2 Traditional stone barn housing herringbone dairy parlour with in- parlour feeders.

2a. Stone barn with part loft above.

3 Covered yard - Steel frame construction. Part timber elevation under corrugated roof.

4 Dairy - Block construction under corrugated roof with, Cotswold auto-tank washer, plate cooler and Cotswold water heater. PTO driven back-up generator.

5 Cubicle house.

6 Covered yard.

7 Cubicle house steel portal frame, part block, with corrugated roof and elevations.

8 Former slurry store.

9 Garden shed.

The Land - The land with Lot 1 extends to approximately 6.88 acres and comprises a single pasture field running down to Moorshead Brook and a small area of woodland.

General Remarks -

Services - Lot 1 will be granted ownership of the borehole and tank located in lot 2, together with rights to receive water from an untreated spring supply(with shared maintenance obligations).
Private drainage shared with The Barn (the neighbouring property).
Mains electricity, Oil-fired Rayburn. Night storage heaters.
Lots 2, 3, 4 and 6: No mains water or electricity.
Lot 5: Natural water available.

Tenure: - Freehold with vacant possession.

Access: - Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 have direct access from the public highway.

Lot 5 has a right of way over the lane on the eastern boundary.

Local Authority: - Dartmoor National Park, Parke, Bovey Tracy, Devon TQ13 9JQ. Tel: 01626 832093. Www.dartmoor.gov.uk

Method Of Sale & Lotting - Nurston Farm will be offered for sale by public auction (unless sold prior) in 6 lots.

The buyer of Lot 1 will be offered first refusal on Lot 2 at a fixed price of £130,000.

The vendor has the right to withdraw or alter any lot prior to the auction.

Auction Date & Venue - 8 December 2016 at midday at The Dartmoor Lodge Hotel, Ashburton, TQ13 7JW.

Definition Of Auction Guide & Reserve - Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.

Reserve prices are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.

Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.

Solicitor Acting - Foot Anstey, The Senate, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter EX1 1NT. Tel: 01392 411221.
(FAO: Kate Gudgeon).

Legal Pack - Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale should be obtained from the sellers solicitors.

Basic Payment Scheme - BPS (SDA) entitlements will be made available and if the property is sold in lots the entitlements will be apportioned on a pro rata basis. The 2016 payment will be retained.

Moorland Grazing And Forestry Rights - There are moorland grazing rights on Dean Moor and separate Forest Rights. Both of these will be made available.

Rights Of Way - A public footpath crosses the farm.

Specific Rights And Reservations - The Barn situated at Nurston Farm (Lot 1) has rights to use the septic tank located in Lot 1 and has rights of access over the northern entrance. The borehole located in Lot 2 will be owned by Lot 1 together with rights of access to lay, maintain and repair service connections to and from the borehole will he retained in favour of Lot 1.

Sporting And Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned are included with the freehold.

Fixtures And 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 Etc - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements in respect of any electricity or telephone poles, wires, stays, cables etc., or water or drainage pipes etc., either passing upon, over or under it. The property is also sold subject to and with the benefit of any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

Plans And 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.

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

Directions - From the A38 Dartbridge Junction take the B3380 heading south for about 1.75 miles passing through Buckfastleigh and Lower Dean, before reaching a No Entry slip road. Bear right to Upper Dean. Follow the signs to South Brent/Moorshead and continue for about 1.2 miles and at Clampitstill Cross turn right, signposted Moorshead. Continue along this road until reaching Moorshead Cross, then turn right. Proceed along this road for just under 1/2 a mile then at the first T junction turn right and continue along this road for about 1/2 mile until reaching Nurston. Take the second entrance on the right hand side, pass through modern farm building and then under the arch way into the farms courtyard to traditional buildings.

Viewing: - Strictly by prior appointment via Stags. Please call 01392 680059 or 01884 235705 to arrange an appointment.

Warning - Farms can be dangerous places, please take care when viewing this property.

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


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