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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Buckland Filleigh, Beaworthy, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 4/5 Bed House
  • 1 Bed Annexe
  • Gardens & Paddock, Woodland with Immediate Access for Dog Walking & Riding
  • 2.89 Acres
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Idyllic Rural Setting
  • Solar Panels

Full description

Spacious home with annexe, paddock and woodland, 2.89 Acres. 4/5 bedrooms, 1 bed annexe, double glazing & oil central heating. Solar panels. Gardens. Paddock. Woodland. 2.89 Acres. Range of outbuildings. Idyllic rural setting. EPC Band: D

Situation - Sitting in a particularly unspoilt valley location, adjoining the Mussell Brook on the fringes of Upcott Wood, Mill Cottage was originally part of the Buckland Filleigh Estate, which owned much of the surrounding countryside. The property is approached from the Council Roadway via a long private lane serving Mill Cottage and small number of other ex-estate properties. The lane leads for a considerable distance through woodland before reaching the property. The valley is a haven for wildlife and there is direct outriding onto the private lane, surrounding country lanes and woodland. The villages of Sheepwash, Shebbear and Petrockstowe are all within a short distance, Sheepwash has a range of local services including the well known Half Moon Inn, a village store and places of worship. The nearest primary schools are located in the neighbouring villages of Highampton and Shebbear, with comprehensive schooling to be found in Torrington, Holsworthy and Okehampton. Independent schooling from junior through to sixth form is also available as the nearby Shebbear College. The market town of Hatherleigh, has an excellent range of shops and services, together with weekly livestock market, doctors surgery and other facilities. A more comprehensive range of services and facilities and facilities can be found in the towns of Holsworthy and Okehampton. Okehampton is situated adjacent to the A30 which provides a direct link to the cathedral and university city of Exeter, with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The town has a modern hospital, schooling from infant to sixth form level and a range of shops and services including a Waitrose.

The Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible from Okehampton with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. Close to the property, the Torridge Valley is renowned for its fishing and there are also many footpaths in the area which include the well known Tarka Trail. There is also easy access to the north coasts of Devon and Cornwall, with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

Description - Mill Cottage is an exceptionally spacious detached residence, benefitting from full double glazing and oil fired central heating, together with a solar PV installation and solar water panels. Ideal as comfortable family home, the property stands within its own areas of attractive garden, with an adjoining paddock running down to the Mussel Brook. Within the grounds, is a detached 1 bed annexe, which may have potential for ancillary accommodation or as a letting unit subject to any necessary consent. There are are a range of outbuildings including workshop/storage, greenhouses, sheds and a stable block. Just across the lane is a further paddock area, with a large polytunnel and the gardens and grounds total 2.85 acres. The property will be of appeal to those with equestrian interests, lying as it does in this tranquil valley setting.

Accommodation - ENTRANCE LOBBY: With tiled floor. SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower fitment, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC. Tiled Floor. Radiator. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Range of pine units with roll edge worksurfaces, Inset 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap. Worksurface with cupboards and drawers under and fitted wall cupboards. Propane gas cooker, built in pantry and space for fridge/freezer. Corner worksurface with cupboard and drawers beneath and fitted wall cupboards. Two windows to rear, tiled floor. LIVING ROOM: Double aspect windows with views over gardens and stables, corner Woodwarm woodburning stove on slate hearth, two radiators. DINING ROOM: With window to rear, radiator, open archway to: GARDEN ROOM: Being fully double glazed with fitted blinds and enjoying a delightful aspect over gardens and valley, two french doors to patio, radiator. STUDY: Window to rear, radiator and staircase to first floor. BATHROOM: White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splash backing, wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC. Double aspect windows, radiator. UTILITY ROOM: Fireplace recess housing Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, space for fridge and freezer and laundry appliances (plumbing connected), door to garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With two access points to roof space, radiator and natural light from 'light tube'. BEDROOM 1: Triple aspect windows with views over gardens and wooded valley. Built in wardrobe and range of drawers units, radiator. BEDROOM 2: Window to rear, Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window to rear, radiator. BEDROOM 4: Window to front with woodland views, storage recess and radiator. DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 5: Window to front, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater, dressing table with cabinets beneath, radiator. SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit with screen door, vanity wash basin, low level WC. Heated towel rack and radiator.

Annexe - ENTRANCE LOBBY: with part glazed door, tiled floor and access to roof space. BEDROOM: Window and glazed door to Conservatory. CONSERVATORY/LIVING ROOM: UPVC double glazed with polycarbonate roof, french doors to garden and fitted roller blinds. STORE/POTENTIAL KITCHEN: With range of fitted cupboards, plumbing for sink. SHOWER ROOM: Tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower unit, pedestal wash basin with electric water heater, low level WC. Tiled floor. EXTERNAL STORE and LEAN-TO LOG STORE.

Outside - To the front of the property is an attractive garden area, laid to lawn with a paved path, outside light and paved steps to annexe. FORMER POULTRY BUILDING: Of timber and corrugated construction incorporating WORKSHOP/STORE 23'8" x 12', with power and light connected with LEAN-STORE at rear and POULTRY SHED/BARN 24'4" x 17' with light and water connected and adjoining POULTRY RUN. Aluminium framed GREENHOUSE 12' x 8' and TIMBER SHED 10' x 6' orchard/vegetable garden, bordered by low conifer hedging. Large garden/paddock area bordered by river with aspect to mature trees and woodland on the adjoining bank. Adjoining the Garden Room, is a stone paved terrace, being a delightful sitting out area overlooking the wealth of shrubs and trees and the gardens beyond. Adjacent to the gardens, is a delightful side gravelled patio area, bordered by fencing, with concrete and paved path to front door. Climbing roses and conifers and adjoining parking area with open fronted GARAGE/BARN 16' x 16' with power and light connected, rear personal access door. To the rear of the house there is a further vehicular access driveway with space and parking for a number of vehicles and gate to gardens. Modern STABLE BLOCK with timber construction under a iron sectional roof with concrete apron and outside lighting. TACK ROOM 12' x 8'4" and TWO BOXES 14' x 12' and 12' x 12' with rubber matting. To the front of the stable is a sand turn out area with gate to paddock. Large aluminium framed GREENHOUSE 30'8" x 15' with automatic watering system and raised beds. Just across the lane, from the property, is a delightful paddock, bordered by stream and mature trees. Part of the paddock has been recently planted with a variety of apple trees. The paddock has a five bar gate from the lane and there is a large POLYTUNNEL 60' x 20' with raised beds and central watering system. From the property there is immediate access to the adjoining woodland for walking and outriding.

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 cross roads Filleigh Moor Gate, here turn left proceeding down the hill through the woods and over the bridge. Take the next left hand turning onto a track signposted public footpath. Follow this track through the woods until reaching Buckland Mill on the right hand side and continue on, Mill Cottage being the next property on the right.

Services - Private Water (Spring Water), Private Drainage and Mains Electricity.

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