4 bedroom detached house for sale

Hennock, Nr. Bovey Tracey, Devon

Sold STC £800,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An historic, Listed, late medieval farmhouse in need of renovation throughout, together with separate annexe, offices/studio barn, further cottage and annexe, grouped around a courtyard, on the edge of the village, with gardens and paddock and stunning views across the Teign Valley and beyond.

Summary
FARMHOUSE • Cross passage hall • Sitting room • Drawing room • Dining room • Kitchen/Breakfast room • 3 / 4 bedrooms • Bathroom • WC
ANNEXE • Open plan kitchen/sitting room/dining room • First floor sitting room with balcony • 3 bedrooms • Bathroom
Further cottage needing renovation • Separate one bedroom annexe • Stabling and outbuildings • Large gardens • Pasture paddock
About 3.5 acres

Location
Hennock is a small village situated about 600 feet above sea level on the south side of the beautiful Teign Valley and is especially renowned for its spectacular views over the Teign Valley to the Haldon Hills and beyond. The village is on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park and within it is a church, pub, primary school and village hall. nearby is the popular moorland town of Bovey Tracey, where there is a full selection of local shopping and other amenities. Also, close by, is the Teign Valley Golf Club and Stover School for private education. Dartmoor itself is renowned for its stunning scenery, with its granite tors, heather-clad moorland and wooded valleys, bisected by rushing streams and rivers and there are many and varied opportunities locally for walking, both on Dartmoor and the nearby Haldon Hills, as well as riding and fishing in the River Teign or the nearby Reservoirs of Tottiford, Kennick and Trenchford. Within easy reach, to the south and east, is the beautiful Souuth Devon coast, as well as the Rivers Exe and Teign Estuaries, providing lovely coastal walks, beaches and estuaries and many opportunities for sailing and other water sports.
Communications
There is very easy access from Hennock on to the A38 dual carriageway, leading south west to Plymouth, from where there are ferries to France and Spain, and north east to the university and cathedral city of Exeter, where there is access onto the M5 motorway, railway stations with mainline connections to London and an international airport with regular flights to London City airport. There is also a railway station at Newton Abbot, with mainline connections to Exeter and London. Distances (approximate)
• Bovey Tracey: 4 miles
• Exeter: 16 miles
The Property
• Historic former farmhouse, now in need of renovation throughout
• Listed as being of Architectural or Historical Interest, Grade II, and stated as being “late medieval, remodelled late 16th or early 17th century”
• Separate, self-contained 3 bedroom annexe, having stunning views over the Teign Valley and beyond
• Large, separate barn converted to comprise offices and studio
• Further barns and outbuildings providing a further cottage, in need of renovation, with separate annexe
• House, barns and outbuildings clustered around upper and lower courtyards
• Large, well-stocked, mature gardens
• Stabling and pasture paddock
• Spectacular views over the Teign Valley, to the Haldon Hills and the countryside beyond
• Attractive, edge of village location within easy walking distance of the pub, school, etc.
• Very easy access both onto Dartmoor and also to the A38
The Accommodation
Main House
From the courtyard steps rise to the two storied gabled entrance porch, and the front door opens to a cross passage hallway, with plank and muntin screens to either side, and doors opening to the sitting room with stone fireplace and exposed beams and ceiling timbers and the drawing room/dining room with part stone flagged floor, stone fireplaces and exposed beams. A door from there leads into the breakfast room and the kitchen, with inglenook fireplace and the back door.
From the hallway a further doorway leads to a lobby area with door to cloakroom and staircase up to the landing/study area and doors to 3 bedrooms, bathroom and WC. Off bedroom 1 is the delightful, part timbered annexe room above the porch and off bedroom 2 is a further bedroom.
The Annexe
Beside the main house is a stone building, converted into a delightful separate annexe cottage. The entrance door opens to a hall/utility room with sink and drainer, worktop and plumbing for washing machine. A passageway with door into a shower room, leads to the open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room, with stone tiled flooring, kitchen area with fitted base and wall cupboards, sink and drainer, Rangemaster cooker with five ring hob, fridge, dishwasher, exposed ceiling timbers, downlighting, dining area and sitting area, with glazed doors opening to a paved terrace and gardens, with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.
An open tread spiral staircase rises to a first floor
sitting room with glazed door to the roof terrace/balcony, also with stunning, long distance views over the Teign Valley to the Halden Hills and beyond.
A door opens to the landing with doors to 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Integral to the annexe is a garage and a lean-to store building.
Potters
On the opposite side of the courtyard and with access from the lower courtyard, a door opens to a staircase up to living accommodation divided into living area with lovely views, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom areas. Below, a further door opens into a self-contained annexe with sitting room/kitchen/ breakfast room, as well as bedroom and bathroom.
The Offices/studio
Also with access from the lower courtyard is a substantial stone barn, converted to form the offices/studio. From the entrance door and hall the staircase rises to a door to a spacious open plan studio, with glazed doors to an upper courtyard and a door to an office and store room. Further doors from the landing open to another store and the boiler room. On the ground floor is a hallway with doors to WCs and shower room and to another, large, open plan office with exposed beams and a separate store room.
Outside
From the village road, gates open to the upper and lower courtyards, around which are grouped the house and buildings. Adjacent to the upper courtyard is a level, grassed area and there is a separate driveway leading down to the stable yard which has a timber stable building, having 4 loose boxes and store.
Essentially to the south of the house and annexe are large, gently sloping gardens with a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs and benefiting from the stunning views over the Teign Valley to the Haldon Hills and beyond. From the lower courtyard and stable yard, gateways lead to a sloping pasture paddock and cleave area.
Property Information
Services: Mains water and electricity. Mains drains for main house and annexe. Private drains for office/studio and Potters.
Rights of Way: There is a public footpath from the road, through the courtyards and along beside the paddock, as indicated by the dotted line on the site plan.
Local Authority: Devon County Council, County hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX1 3QQ. Tel. 01392 382 000 and
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Haytor Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon. TQ13 9JQ. Tel. 01626 832 093.


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