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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Pleamore Cross, Sampford Arundel, TA21


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This excellent small farm appears to have everything, with its farmhouse, gardens, outbuildings and part converted barn/annexe all set in about 12 acres at the foot of the Blackdown Hills, less than two miles from Wellington. Highfield Farm comprises an extended and improved farmhouse having three reception rooms with three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. Most principal rooms enjoy lovely views towards the Blackdown Hills and with its 12 acres of pasture, the property is ideally suite to equestrian use or as a small holding, whilst the partially converted traditional stone barn could well provide an excellent self contained annexe for a family member.

Highfield Farm nestles in a rural yet accessible setting at the foot of the Blackdown Hills an area designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. The nearby country town of Wellington is within two miles and offers high street shops and supermarkets together with primary and secondary schooling. The M5 passes the town and facilitates rapid commuting south to the cathedral city of Exeter and north to the county town of Taunton. The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of rural pursuits whilst the spectacular National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor together with the north and south Devon coastlines all within a modest car journey.

Convenient rural setting
Extended and updated farmhouse
Versatile family accommodation
Hall, Cloakroom
Farmhouse Kitchen with Rayburn
Three Reception, Office, Utility
Three Bedrooms (originally four)
Two Bathrooms
Garage and outbuildings
Partially converted stone barn (annexe use)
Gardens and paddocks of about 12 acres
20 miles Exeter, 16 miles Taunton
Tiverton Parkway Railway Station 3.5 miles
Mains electricity, water and drainage

On the Ground Floor

Entrance Porch timber inner front door to

Hall radiator, store cupboard, walk in understairs cupboard.

Sitting Room traditional brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and timber surround, woodburning stove, recessed dresser to one side, radiator, lovely outlook over gardens, two sets of twin glass panelled doors, one to dining room the other to garden room/conservatory.

Garden Room a glorious recently constructed reception room, radiator, UPVC double glazed windows to three sides, twin French doors, fabulous country views.

Kitchen/Dining Room created by combining the original kitchen with the dining room to make a fine through farmhouse kitchen, extensive range of oak base and wall cupboards, integrated refrigerator. Green double oven Rayburn providing cooking, hot water and central
central heating, marble effect worktops, spotlighting, the dining area with outlook over grounds, door to

Inner staircase Hall radiator, UPVc door to gardens.

Dining Room a magnificent dual aspect room, radiator, bow window with outlook over paddocks to Blackdown Hills, twin UPVc French doors, downlighting.

Computer Room/Office with worktop, wall cupboards, radiator, door to

Real Hall having doors to gardens and cloakroom.

Cloakroom with close coupled WC, pedestal basin, radiator, window.

Utility Room having range of light ash effect base units with drawers over and matching wall cupboards, worktop with inset stainless steel sink, electric Indeset cooker with ceramic hob and double oven/grill beneath, cooker hood/ extractor over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, door to garage, twin French doors to gardens.

On the First Floor

Large Landing with study/computer area, loft access, downlighting.

Master Suite dual aspect double room, bay window, fitted wardrobe, access to eaves storage, two radiators, downlighting, door to

Ensuite Bathroom refitted with white curved corner bath having mixer taps/shower attachment and electric shower unit over, curved shower screen, close coupled

WC, pedestal basin, ladder style towel rail/radiator, fully tiled walls, down lighting, extractor, window.

Bedroom 2 originally two bedrooms but now providing a fine guest suite having two windows, two radiators, pretty Victorian fireplace, timber effect flooring.

Bedroom 3 radiator, pretty Victorian fireplace.

Spacious Family Bathroom with white suite comprising bath with electric shower over, shower curtain and rail, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, radiator.


The property is approached over a concrete drive through twin timber gates to an extensive parking area. Garage 21'3 x 13'4 remote controlled powered up and over door, light and power connected, inspection pit, work bench, extensive loft storage. Single Garage/Store. To the east of the house lies the principle area of formal gardens with lawns interspersed with shrubs and borders, ornamental pond and large decked area with octagonal Summerhouse having pergola beyond. A gate leads through the beech hedge to a small paddock with timber Shed and currently home to a flock and chickens and ducks. A vast paved patio extends the width of the house on the south side with well stocked perennial borders and with a gate leading through the stone wall providing direct access to the fields. Young orchard and soft fruit together with lawns and UPVc double glazed Conservatory presently serving as a greenhouse. Range of largely stone and concrete block Outbuildings provide an open Log Store leading to Workshop 26'8 x 9'6 adjoining block built Store/General Purpose Building 28' x 20' light and power, work benches and opening directly onto the fields. Field shelter. A second concrete drive provides field access with separate drive off to provide parking for the Annexe. The Annexe comprises a partially converted traditional stone barn 24'6 x 13'7 with planning permission for use as an annexe for family members with much of the conversion having been done. Detached timber Workshop with steel profile roofing, 33' x 20' having previously been used as a furniture workshop. The Land is situated to the west and south of the property with direct access from the lane principally comprising three naturally hedged enclosures extending in all to about 12 acres.

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