Land for sale

Kings Nympton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Guide Price £1,650,000
1,996 sq. ft.

Property Description

Key features

  • Mixed Farm with 187 Acres
  • 4 Bedroom House
  • Views to Exmoor
  • Private Tree Lined Entrance
  • Modern Style Farm Buildings
  • Productive Arable & Pasture Land
  • Woodland & Streams
  • Available As A Whole Or In Two Lots

Full description

An accessible mixed farm with outstanding views comprising a stone constructed house for modernisation with four bedrooms, views to Exmoor and scope to extend. 187.26 acres. Private tree lined entrance lane, modern style farm buildings currently used for housing cattle and sheep, with some stabling. Productive arable and pasture land with excellent road frontage. Woodland and streams. Available as a whole or in two lots.

Situation - East Stone Farm lies in a tranquil rural location with outstanding panoramic views available from the farm over the surrounding rolling North Devon countryside towards the Exmoor National Park.

The farm is positioned in an accessible location with the towns of South Molton and Barnstaple as well as the M5 at Junction 27 all within easy reach.

The nearby villages of George Nympton and Kings Nympton are both within approximately 1.5 miles.

George Nympton has The Castle Inn pub whilst Kings Nympton has a thriving local community with pre and primary schooling, an award winning thatched public house, places of worship and large modern village hall. The Tarka Line, one of Britain's most scenic railways running for 39 miles between Exeter and Barnstaple, stops at Kings Nympton.

The market town of South Molton is found within 3.5 miles and has a more comprehensive range of shops, banks and schooling, a supermarket as well as weekly livestock and farmers markets and the nearby independent West Buckland School.

The A361 (North Devon Link Road) can be accessed at South Molton and provides a link to the M5 motorway at Junction 27, nearby to which is Tiverton Parkway rail station with mainline services to London Paddington. Exeter and Bristol Airports have flights to many UK and European cities.

From the farm there is easy access to the Exmoor National Park, known for its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery, and the North Devon beaches of Putsborough, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are all within reach.

Introduction - East Stone Farm occupies an elevated position with stunning views and is presently run as a cattle and sheep rearing unit having been in the same family since 1954 and originally set up as a dairy farm.

The farm totals approximately 187.26 acres (75.77 hectares) in two blocks either side of a parish road.

The farmstead is surrounded by the farm's land and includes a house for modernisation with a range of modern style farm buildings, approached over a private entrance lane.

The land includes a mixture of grass and arable fields with pockets of woodland and two streams.

East Stone Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1: East Stone Farmhouse, Buildings And 103.13 Acres (41.73 Hectares). -

East Stone Farmhouse - The farmhouse at East Stone is not Listed and is constructed of stone walls underneath a slate roof, which was felted and recovered approximately four years ago.

The house requires modernisation and has a south-facing aspect although there are stunning views to the north towards Exmoor.

The accommodation includes a glazed porch which opens into an entrance hall with stairs to the first floor.

The sitting room has a fireplace with a bread oven to one side and the dining room has a wood-burner and a door through to the kitchen, with a Belfast Sink and a range of base and wall kitchen units.

At the rear of the house is a study / pantry and the large storage room could be converted to form a large farmhouse kitchen with utility room to one side, subject to planning consent being obtained.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms, three of which have space for a double bed and there is a shared bathroom with a bath, w.c. And wash basin.

Outside - To the side and rear of the house is a lawn with some established trees, with some wonderful views over the surrounding fields.

The Farm Buildings - With concrete yards throughout the farmstead, the buildings include:

Machinery Store - (18.15m x 8.67m). Steel frame, concrete floor, block walls with space boarding above and a corrugated fibre cement roof. Including a:

Wraparound Lean-To - (18.30m x 5.98 (side) and 9.15m x 9.05m rear). Steel framed with steel doors to one side and used for loose housing.

Open Fronted Store - (8.85m x 5.67m). Steel frame, concrete floor, block walls with space boarding above and a corrugated fibre cement roof.

Modern Portal Building - (13.57m x 8.72m). Steel frame, concrete floor, block walls with space boarding above and corrugated fibre cement roof. Including a:

Wraparound Lean-To - (18.10m x 7.64m and 9.20m x 4.54m).

Former Parlour - (12.50m x 4.42m). Block construction and including the former herringbone parlour base with a loft above. To one side is a covered Loose House (13m x 5.19m). To the rear is the:

Former Dairy - (4.54m x 2.44m).

Open collecting yard with cattle loading ramp.

Covered Cattle / Silage Building - Concrete frame, concrete floor and corrugated fibre cement roof. Divided into three sections:
West: 22.89m x 6.86m.
Central:27.41m x 9.42m.
East:23.00m x 7.60m.

Bull Pen - (5.22m x 3.46m). Block construction.

The Land - The land within LOT 1 surrounds the farmstead and includes a mixture of grass fields and arable land in five enclosures with an area of woodland adjoining a stream.

There are approximately 89.75 acres of level or gently sloping grass / arable land and whilst the majority is down to pasture at present, most can be ploughed and has been in arable rotation in the past.

A strip of woodland runs alongside a stream, and opens into Stone Wood on the northern boundary of the farm.

In addition to the entrance track, there are hard tracks across the farm linking the land to the south and east of the farmstead.

Lot 2: Land South Of Jose's Cross. 84.13 Acres (34.04 Hectares) - The land within LOT 2 is south facing and lies within six enclosures which are all presently down to grass, although the southernmost fields have been used in arable rotation in the past.

With direct road access through three gateways on to the adjoining parish roads, the land is presently used for mowing and grazing and there are approximately 8 acres of mature deciduous woodland with a stream.

General Remarks -

Method Of Sale - East Stone Farm is offered for sale as a whole, or in two lots.

Services - LOT 1: Mains water and private spring water supply. Mains electricity (single phase). Private drainage.

LOT 2: Mains water and private water.

Access - Both lots have direct access on to a council maintained road.

Tenure - East Stone Farm is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession upon completion.

Basic Payment Scheme (Bps) - The farm land is registered for entitlements under the BPS.

The current scheme year payment is reserved from the sale. The entitlements will be made available to the purchaser upon request.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Tel: 01271 327711. (www.northdevon.gov.uk).

Council Tax Band E.

Designations - East Stone Farm is within a Eutrophic Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

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.

Sporting & Mineral Rights - The sporting and mineral rights in so far as they are owned are included in the sale.

Fixtures & Fittings - All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale.

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.

There are no public footpaths or bridleways crossing the farm.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags. Please call: 01769 572263 or 01392 680059 to arrange an appointment.

Directions - From the Square in South Molton take the B3226 south towards Exeter (South Street) and shortly before leaving the town, take the left turn signed towards George Nympton.

Continue on this road and upon reaching George Nympton pass through the village, down the hill, cross the bridge and continue up the next hill towards Kings Nympton.

Pass a property named Stone Hill on the left and the entrance to East Stone Farm will be found on the left after a short distance.

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

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

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


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15 June 2018

Nearest stations

  • King's Nympton (3.1 mi)
  • Portsmouth Arms (3.8 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.3 mi)
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21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags Farm Agency, Exeter

21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799087 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • King's Nympton (3.1 mi)
  • Portsmouth Arms (3.8 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags Farm Agency, Exeter

21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799087 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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