Superb detached residence with extensive outbuildings, gardens and paddocks approximately 7 acres. Of Equestrian interest. Kitchen, 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms (2 en suite) family bathroom, utility & study. Garaging, stabling, storage & workshop, gardens & paddocks approximately 6.6 acres, superb aspect over Torridge Valley. Full double glazing & oil central heating. EPC Band D.
Stables View is situated on the fringes of the village of Meeth, in the heart of the 'Ruby Country' and overlooking the picturesque Torridge Valley. This particular part of Devon is famed for its rolling countryside with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The market town of Hatherleigh is some 4 miles away and has a good range of services, including a weekly market, public houses, primary school, health centre, veterinary surgery, supermarket and auction rooms. Okehampton is also within easy travelling distance, again with a good range of shops and services, three supermarkets including a Waitrose, modern hospital and leisure centre. There is schooling from infant to sixth form level. Okehampton offers direct access to the Dartmoor National Park and also to the A30 dual carriageway, providing a link west into Cornwall and east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mail line rail and international air connections. From the property, there is easy access to the nearby Tarka Trail, which provides excellent walking, cycling and riding, whilst the River Torridge offers excellent fishing and there is comparatively easy access to Bideford, Barnstaple, and the North Coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.DESCRIPTION
Stables View was constructed 15 years ago of Potton timber frame construction, which is highly energy efficient. The main residence offers exceptionally spacious accommodation, ideal as a large family home and the house stands within its own good sized gardens, with extensive parking for a number of vehicles. There is an extensive range of adaptable outbuildings including stabling and garaging, together with other ancillary buildings, workshop and kennels. The property would be ideal for those with equestrian interests and there are many local opportunities for outriding, on the Tarka Trail and within the nearby Devon Wildlife Reserve. Th paddocks are divided into seven main enclosures, being well stock fenced and each enclosure having a mains water supply. There is ample space to create an outdoor arena if required and subjct to any neccesary consents. The land is also ideal for stock grazing and would appeal to those looking to create a smallholding, raise rare breeds etc. The gardens and grounds enjoy an attractive aspect over the Torridge Valley and surrounding countryside.ACCOMMODATION
COVERED ENTRANCE PORCH: With front door to: RECEPTION HALL: With galleried balustrade from landing above, tiled floor, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator, staircase to first floor with understair cupboard. CLOAKROOM: Pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiled floor, radiator. LIVING ROOM: A particularly spacious triple aspect room with french doors opening to front decked terrace. Massive brick inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth and timber bressummer. Coal effect LPG fire with canopy above. Exposed ceiling and upright timbers, two radiators, open through to DINING ROOM: again a spacious room with double aspect, having french doors to rear patio. Large exposed brick chimney breast having fireplace with tiled hearth and fitted LPG stove, exposed ceiling and upright timbers, two radiators. STUDY/BEDROOM 5: Double aspect windows, radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Kitchen Area having a range of units in cream with beech block worksurfaces, range of cupboards and drawer units, inset belfast sink, space for dishwasher and fridge. Space for range cooker with extractor unit over and tiled splash backing. Range of wall cupboards. Dresser unit having cupboards and drawers with Larder unit and glazed cabinets above windows overlooking gardens and paddock, radiator, tiled floor. Through to Breakfast Area, a spacious and light room with triple aspect, having french doors to patio, and views over gardens and beyond. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, two radiators, tiled floor. UTILITY ROOM: Single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for appliances, built in cloaks cupboard, radiator, tiled floor, part glazed door to side.
FIRST FLOOR. LANDING: Approached via a turned staircase from ground floor. Galleried balustrade over hall. Exposed timbers, built in airing cupboard, radiator, access to insulated roof space. BEDROOM 1: Window to front with aspect towards Dartmoor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, two built in wardrobes, radiator. EN SUITE BATHROOM: Roll top bath in tiled surround, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC. Large fully tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower fitment and glazed screen doors. Radiator. Window to side. Exposed ceiling timbers, tiled floor. BEDROOM 2: Window to rear with attractive rural aspect, exposed ceiling timbers, built in wardrobe, radiator. EN SUITE BATHROOM: Panelled bath in tiled surround, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC, radiator, exposed timbers. BEDROOM 3: Window to rear with views across gardens, paddocks and beyond. Built in wardrobe, radiator. BEDROOM 4: Window to rear with rural aspect, built in wardrobe, radiator. BATHROOM: Roll top bath in tiled surround, with electric shower unit. Pedestal washbasin with tield splash backing, low level WC. Tiled floor, radiator.OUTSIDE
The property is approached from the lane via two electrically operated wrought iron gates with exterior lighting. Large gravelled driveway/forecourt area serving carport and beyond to the land and buildings. There is space to park a large number of vehicles. THREE BAY CARPORT of timber construction with concrete base, power and light connected. Adjoining WORKSHOP with power and light connected. From the driveway, a brick paved path/patio area gives access to the front porch with exterior lighting. Large front lawn with a wealth of shrubs and trees and a large decked terraced area, adjacent to the living room, having exterior lighting and three miniature standard lamps. Side paved path with two outside lights, further lawn and oil storage tank. To the otherside of the house is a large covered patio area with exterior lighting and access to the rear paved and brick paved patio, again with external lighting and power. Large fishpond with water feature and small decked pier with integral LED lighting. Good sized lawned rear garden with acers and laurel and enjoying an attractive aspect across the paddocks and surrounding countryside. Excellent STUDIO with full height windows to front, enjoying a delightful aspect, rear personal access door, single drainer sink with electric water heater. Power and light connected.
The driveway continues along the side of the house, where there is an aluminium framed GREENHOUSE and timber KENNEL and run. Beyond is an excellent range of stabling of timber construction, incorporating three boxes, with power and light connected. Water supply. Adjoining TACKROOM, FEED STORE and BARN. Each stable has an enclosed yard area at front. Adjoining side concrete yard area. The lane leads further down to a large open fronted BARN of timber construction, ideal as a GARAGE/MACHINERY STORE and adaptable to create further stabling if required. Adjoining is a further DOUBLE BAY BARN, together with LARGE BARN/GARAGE and an adjoining LEAN-TO FIELD SHELTER. There is a further versatile timber building, currently used to house goats, but equally useful as pony stabling or for other stock. Adjacent is a fenced hardcore yard area with access to the paddocks.The Land
Sloping or gently sloping, the land is divided into seven main pasture enclosures, all within a ring fence and having a small area of copse on the lower boundary. Each enclosure has a mains water supply. With excellent access from the driveway. The land would be ideal for equestrian use or general stock grazing and the property totals 6.6 acres.DIRECTIONAL NOTE
From Okehampton proceed out of the town in an northerly direction following the A386 to Hatherleigh. At the mini roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh, continue straight ahead as if towards Torrington, until reaching the village of Meeth. Past the Ball and Dragon public house on the left hand side and bear right just before the thatched cottage. Proceed down his lane for a short distance, where upon, Stable View will be found upon the left hand side.SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.