6 bedroom detached house for saleChagford, Newton Abbot, Devon
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- 2 bedroom farmhouse
- 2 bedroom cottage
- 6 acres
- 2 bed annexe
- 5570 sq ft in total
Westcott Farm is an attractive Grade II Listed thatched farmhouse that dates back to the 17th
Century. The property has been updated over the years by the current owners and yet retains a wealth of original features including inglenook granite fireplace, exposed beams, stone walls, panelling and a jetty feature.
The accommodation comprises an entrance porch with a utility room and WC off, sitting room with an open fire set in an inglenook fireplace and a window seat, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with wooden units, granite surfaces, an oil fired range and stable door access to the rear garden and terrace. Upstairs is the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, three window seats and a dressing area, a further bedroom and a family bathroom.
A Grade II* Listed thatched cottage with period
features including exposed beams, comprising a kitchen, sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and doors to the garden, dining room, pantry, two
bedroom and a family bathroom. The cottage has previously been used by family members and as a
short term let and could potentially be a holiday let for additional income. The cottage has a garden laid to lawn to the front and a parking area for two cars.
Westcott Farm is situated just outside the ancient stannery town of Chagford, located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor, with its stunning countryside, attracts many people to the area and provides a vast array of activities such as fishing, walking and cycling which are all within easy reach of the property.
Chagford offers a wide range of amenities, including churches, a part time Post Office, bank, health centre and private dental practice and excellent sports facilities. There is a primary school, pre-school and Montessori. It was recently mentioned in The Times as one of the most sought after towns to live in. There is also a wide range of shops, including a butchers, baker, village store, delicatessen, ironmongers, wine merchant, art galleries and a number of boutiques and cafes. The award-winning Gidleigh Park Hotel is just over two miles away. Bovey Castle, three miles away, has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities.
Okehampton, approximately 8 miles away, has extensive shopping facilities, two supermarkets, one of which is a Waitrose, Okehampton College, rated ’Outstanding’ by Ofsted and the Okehampton hospital with excellent health services and an A&E department.
Exeter, approximately 21 miles away is the most
thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre,
the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants.
Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 (4 ½ miles away) to
Cornwall to the South, and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Newton Abbot and Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
Westcott Farm is approached through a five bar gate from Westcott lane which leads onto a gravelled parking area for several cars, providing access to the main house, cottage and barns. There is also a vehicular entrance off Adley Lane.
The gardens surround the farmhouse with a terrace to the rear of the house with flowering shrubs and a lawn to the front of the house with a duck pond. Behind the barn is an established garden with many trees and shrubs, a kitchen garden and greenhouse with power and water. Beyond the annexe there is another pond with
ornamental trees and aquatic plants. An orchard lies to the east.
Three stock proof paddocks lies to the north and west of the property and are currently let out to a neighbouring farmer for grazing.
Westcott Farm has the added benefit of an annexe and a number of outbuildings including;
A barn with studio and annexe; A two bedroom annexe. Converted 20 years ago by the current owners the annexe comprises of a sitting room, kitchen area, two bedrooms and a shower room. The space is ideal accommodation for visiting family but also could work as a short term or holiday let for additional income.
A self-contained studio with a shower room and
separate WC. Ideal for use as a home office/ hobby studio or further accommodation.
A large barn used for storage, a separate workshop and two log sheds.
A block of three stables with an area of hard standing to the front, with power and water.
A two bay open barn, currently used for wood and garden machinery storage, formally a lambing shed and hay store.
Two poultry sheds with water fed runs.
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