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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton, Devon, EX17

Guide Price £740,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Versatile Farm
  • 56.11 Acres
  • Lovely Views
  • 4 Bedroom house (AOC)
  • Private Gardens
  • Outbuildings
  • Pasture / Arable Land

Full description

An attractively positioned small farm in the heart of the Mid Devon countryside. 56.11 acres. Detached house with four bedrooms. A range of outbuildings and productive, gently sloping arable and pasture land including a pond.

Situation - Rosalyn Cottage lies in beautiful rolling Devonshire countryside between the popular villages of Cheriton Fitzpaine and Cadeleigh, each with busy and active communities.

Cheriton Fitzpaine has a 21st century primary school, two pubs, a post office with a shop, a village hall, church and a superb farm shop. Cadeleigh is a smaller village with a parish church, pub and village hall, standing above the Exe Valley, close to the picturesque bridge and weir on the River Exe at Bickleigh. The market towns of Tiverton and Crediton are 7 miles from the farm, both offering a range of amenities, including schools, banks, leisure centres, supermarkets, and shops. Blundell's independent school at Tiverton offers discounts to local pupils.

At Tiverton there is a dual carriageway (A361) to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27 near to which is Tiverton Parkway Railway Station with services London Paddington. The Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 11 miles away, its airport boasting with national and international flights.

Introduction - This appealing small farm forms part of Great Hayne Farm (Lots 2, 3, 4, 5), a traditional family farm having been owned by the same family for 65 years and now extending to 56.11 acres in total. The property includes a detached house with 4 bedrooms, a range of outbuildings and a mixture of pasture and arable land with excellent road frontage.

Lot 2 - Rosalyn Cottage - Converted from a former barn during the early 1990s, Rosalyn Cottage has rendered elevations underneath a tiled roof and now forms a comfortable family home. It is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition.

The accommodation comprises: An Entrance Porch with a half glazed front door, opening into a Hall with a tiled floor leading through to the dual aspect Kitchen with exposed beam, oil-fired Rayburn and a good range of wall and base units. The dual aspect Sitting Room has a stone fireplace with a wood-burner and from the Hall doors open into small Store Room with a further door off to the Utility Room, and Cloakroom with a door off to the Shower Room with walk in electric shower, W.C. & wash basin.

From the Sitting Room stairs lead up to the first floor landing with a useful double airing cupboard. The Bathroom has a bath, W.C. And wash basin, whilst the three Double Bedrooms and a large Single Bedroom complete the upstairs rooms.

Outside - Rosalyn Cottage has a private entrance drive from the road, with a metal 5- bar gate leading down the drive to a parking and turning area. To the front of the cottage there is a level lawn with fruit trees and mature trees and shrubs, enclosed with a tall hedge to provide privacy.

Adjoining the entrance drive there is an open-fronted workshop / garage of block construction under a corrugated roof in addition to a log store.

The Outbuildings - Attached to the northern elevation of the house is a Storage Building (9.41m x 4.11m) of mixed block / cob / stone and brick construction.

On the opposite side of the former farm lane:

Workshop (7.01m x 5.25m). Block construction with a concrete floor and wide openings with attached Feed Store (7.01m x 2.31m).

Former Parlour (6.95m x 5.27m). Block construction with former 6-abreast parlour and attached former Dairy (4.91m x 4.82m max).

Former Shippen (18.44m max (15.83m min) x 13.04m). Part stone / part brick construction with a part concrete floor.

The Land - The land within LOT 2 includes the gently sloping paddock to the west of Rosalyn Cottage and its farm buildings. The land is presently down to grass and there is separate access to this paddock from the Great Hayne Farm entrance lane, or directly from the concrete yard within LOT 2.

Lot 3 - LOT 3 forms a productive, ring-fenced block of productive arable and pasture land with deep red soils. There are five enclosures in total with good road frontage on the southern boundary with the roadside fields all having gateways on to the road. The land is gently sloping and includes a small pond, perhaps providing some sporting appeal.

Lot 4 - Positioned to the south of Hayne Cross, LOT 4 is a mostly south-facing run of pasture and arable land with direct road access into each of the three fields from the road on the northern boundary. This lot extends to 17.47 acres.

Lot 5 - Lot 5 comprises a single field of 6.85 acres, adjacent to Redyeates Cross, presently down to grass and enclosed by mature hedge boundaries, again with direct road access.

Services - Mains water, mains electricity and private drainage (septic tank) to Rosalyn Cottage. Mains water is available to the land.

Local Authority - Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP. Tel: 01884 255255

Planning Designations - Rosalyn Cottage is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition (AOC). Further details are available from Stags.

Basic Payment Scheme (Bps) - The land is registered for entitlements under the BPS. The entitlements will be made available to the purchaser(s) by separate negotiation.

The current scheme years payment is reserved from the sale. The purchaser(s) will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities for the remainder of the current scheme year.

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 any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

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.

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

Directions - From Tiverton take the A396 south towards Exeter and at Bickleigh, turn right towards Crediton. At the humpback bridge, turn immediately right towards Cadeleigh. Proceed into and through the village of Cadeleigh and after approximately 1 mile at Post Box Cross, turn left signposted Upham & Cheriton Fitzpaine. Continue for a short distance, turning left again to Brindiwell at Brindiwell Cross. Proceed along this road for exactly 0.8 of a mile where the entrance to the Rosalyn Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

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

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

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

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