A stunning and newly created 4 bedroom contemporary home with fine views, extensive garaging, over 21,000 sq ft of adaptable buildings and about 32 acres. EPC Band C.
Smythen Barton is set about half a mile to the east of the small, rural village of Hollocombe. The larger village of Winkleigh is about three miles and offers primary education, shops, public houses and garage. Further education and a further range of amenities are available in the local town of Chulmleigh (4 miles). The Cathedral City of Exeter (24 miles) offers an extensive range of facilities, with access to the motorway network, airport and main line railway networks.Description
Smythen Barton is centred on a superb, contemporary home that has been converted from a pre-existing farm building to an exacting standard by the current owner. The house offers spacious and superbly presented accommodation and has a fine outlook across open fields. There is an extensive range of outbuildings including an excellent garage building and over 21,000 sq ft of adaptable modern farm buildings.Accommodation
Door into the UTILITY ROOM with slate floor and well-fitted with a range of units with worktops over, tall end units and stainless steel sink unit. CLOAKROOM with WC and wash basin.
The open plan KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM also has a slate tiled floor and is well-fitted with a matching range of units with worktops over, 1½ bowl sink unit and integrated appliances include dishwasher, double electric oven with plate warming oven, fridge and freezer and an island unit with 5 ring hob and extractor over. The kitchen area opens out into the dining area that has wide bi-fold doors to a paved terrace to the front with fine views away over rolling farmland. Through glazed double doors is a vaulted SITTING ROOM with floor to ceiling glazed doors and windows to the front and taking full advantage of the views. There is a fitted wood burner on a slated area between the doors. Off the sitting room is a fully tiled BATHROOM, superbly fitted with a free-standing bath, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC as well as a large glazed shower area.
The INNER HALL has doors off to the FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS with the MASTER BEDROOM having a superb EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM.Outside
The dwelling is approached off the country lane over two driveways, one leading to the rear of the property to a gravelled parking area and to the main door. Another driveway continues past the front of the dwelling to a large, gravelled parking area and to a LARGE GARAGE BUILDING with integral WORKHOP/STUDIO ROOM and WATER STORAGE/TREATMENT ROOM.Outbuildings
Set adjacent to the dwelling and served by a separate entrance off the country lane is an extensive range of MODERN FARM BUILDINGS offering over 21,000 sq ft of covered areas and all found to be in excellent order. The buildings more specifically comprise a LIVESTOCK SHED 80' x 90', LIVESTOCK SHED 130' x 40' and a further LIVESTOCK SHED 130' x 40'. Covered SILAGE CLAMP 90' x 40'.
Although until recently used for housing livestock, the buildings are considered as very adaptable to alternative uses.Land
The land at Smythen Barton lies within a ring fence and comprises level or gently sloping pasture with a west facing aspect. There are five main enclosures with a further area of woodland at the southern end of the holding.
In total the property extends to 31.93 ACRES.Services
Mains electricity, mains and private water supplies, Private drainage system.Viewing
Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.Directions
From the A377 Taw Valley road and about a mile to the west of Chulmleigh at Leigh Cross take the turning signposted to Bridge Reeve. Proceed along this lane down towards the river, cross over the bridge and turn left. Continue along this lane and proceed up the hill past the thatch cottage on your left and stay on this country lane for about 1½ miles. At Stable Green Cross take the road signposted to Winkleigh. After about ½ mile at Tinkers Cross turn right. Continue on this country lane and the property will be found on the left after about a quarter of a mile.