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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepwash, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21

Guide Price £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Detached Cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Attached 1 Bed Studio Annexe
  • Double Glazing and Oil Central Heating
  • Stable Yard with Five Boxes
  • Hay Barn
  • 60m x 20m Outdoor Arena
  • Three Pasture Paddocks

Full description

Well presented property with studio annexe and superb equestrian facilities. 5.15 Acres. Delightful detached cottage, 3 bedrooms, attached 1 bed studio annexe,
double glazing and oil central heating, stable yard with five boxes, hay barn, 60m x 20m outdoor arena, three pasture paddocks. EPC Band E.

Situation - Filleigh Moor Gate occupies an unspoilt rural setting, just outside the village of Sheepwash with its community shop and well known inn. Other villages in the area include Buckland Filleigh, Shebbear with its shop, pub and well known school and the town of Hatherleigh with its excellent range of local services. The town of Okehampton is within easy travelling distance, having an excellent shopping centre, three supermarkets including a Waitrose and schooling from infant to sixth form level. The town has a modern hospital and leisure centre and there is access onto Dartmoor with hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. The north Devon towns of Bideford and Barnstaple are within easy travelling distance and the cathedral city of Exeter has a major shopping centre, M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The countryside around Buckland Filleigh is particularly attractive, being a mix of pastureland and woodland and from the property, there is outriding on quiet lanes and easy access to bridleways. The area is well known for its country pursuits with walking and riding on the Tarka Trail and fishing on the Rivers Taw and Torridge.

Description - The property incorporates a detached period cottage, offering attractive character features combined with a modern kitchen, oil fired central heating and double glazing. There is an inglenook fireplace with woodburner, oak flooring and exposed beams. In addition to the main accommodation there is an attached one bedroom studio annexe, ideal as ancillary accommodation and which has been used for bed and breakfast within recent years. There is an area of garden and paddock adjacent to the house, and just across the lane a further yard area with stabling, storage, two paddocks and an excellent outdoor arena. This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a superb equestrian holding in this particularly attractive and unspoilt part of Devon.

Accommodation - KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: Attractively fitted with a range of units in cream with granite sleeve worktops, inset single bowl and single drainer sink, range of cupboards and drawer units, space and plumbing for dishwasher, extensive tiled splash backings. Window to rear, window and stable door to front. Fireplace recess with Aga oil fired cooking range, exposed ceiling timbers, tiled floor. SITTING ROOM: Superb inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and Villager woodburning stove, original clome oven, double aspect windows, exposed ceiling timbers. Delightful oak floor, understairs store cupboard, radiator. Turned staircase to first floor. STUDY: Window to side, tiled floor, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With radiator, window to rear. BEDROOM 1: Window to front with views over gardens towards Dartmoor, Victorian cast iron fireplace, radiator. BEDROOM 2: Window to front with views towards Dartmoor. Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window with Dartmoor views, radiator. Built in shelved cupboard. BATHROOM: White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splash backing and Mira power shower with wall mounted shower control. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC with floral pattern. Window to front. Heated towel rack, built in airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water tank with immersion heater. Access to insulated roof space. STUDIO ANNEXE. Attached to the house with its own access from the garden, BEDROOM with window and door to front, fitted book shelving to one wall, dressing area having double aspect windows and radiator, EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit, wash basin, low level WC, extractor vent.

Outside - Immediately to the front of the house and adjoining the annexe, is a gravelled path/patio area with pedestrian access gate from the lane. Outside tap. Outside light. FORMER SHIPPON incorporating UTILITY ROOM with single drainer sink, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and shelving. BOILER ROOM housing Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Adjoining WOOD STORE. Below the patio area is an attractive garden, laid to lawn, bordered by trees and shrubs and having a variety of shrubs and plants. This area is south facing. At the bottom of the garden is a five bar gate from the lane. Adjacent is an off road parking area and from the gate, a drive leads up the side of the garden to a parking/turning area close to the house. At the bottom of the garden, a gate gives access to a narrow strip of woodland, alongside the lane. Adjacent to the house and gardens is a pasture paddock with separate gated road access. Just across the lane from the house is a further area incorporating concrete stable yard. STABLE BLOCK including TWO BOXES 15'6" x 14'6" of block construction under a sectional iron roof. Concrete floors and lighting. Adjoining HAY BARN 27'6" x 14'6" with doors at each end and loading hatch access from the stables. Outside lighting, outside tap. Further STABLE BLOCK of stone construction beneath a corrugated roof. This building measures 27'5" x 10'3" and incorporates TWO STABLE BOXES with concrete floors and further BOX/TACK ROOM 11'8" x 11'4" internally timber lined and having woodburning stove. Aluminium framed greenhouse and useful SHED/WORKSHOP 20' x 10' with concrete base. A gate and hardcore track gives access to the stables and there is a further gate directly from the yard to the lane. Pasture paddock and gravel track leading down to the 60m x 20m OUTDOOR RIDING ARENA, which is well sheltered and benefits from a fibre sand with 'Star Track' rubber surface. Below the arena is a further pasture paddock. The paddocks, gardens and grounds total approximately 5.15 acres.

Directional Note - From Okehampton follow the A386 to Hatherleigh. Upon reaching the mini roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh, turn left signposted to Holsworthy on the A3072, upon reaching the village of Highampton, turn right for Sheepwash. Continue through Sheepwash until reaching the crossroads Filleigh Moor Gate. The property will be found upon the right hand side.

Services - Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.

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