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Woolacombe, Woolacombe, Devon, EX34
Price on application | 14 bedrooms | 60.7 acres

Property features

• Coastal Farm
• 60.70 Acres
• Farm / Manager's Cottage
• Sea Views
• Three Holiday Cottages
• Farm Buildings
• Pasture and Woodland

An attractive farm on North Devon's coast, with three holiday letting cottages and views over farm land to the sea. 60.70 acres. Farm / manager's cottage and three high quality barn conversions (holiday use). Modern farm buildings around a separate yard and pasture land used for agricultural and equestrian use.
 
SITUATION
Lee Manor Farm is situated in an elevated position near the North Devon coast, between Mortehoe and Lee Bay and with stunning sea views. Lee is a pretty, unspoilt village within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a Coastal Preservation Area, a Heritage Coast and An Area of Tranquility.

The well-known coastal town of Woolacombe, known worldwide for its four-mile sandy beach, lies approximately 3.5 miles to the west and offers a small range of shops. The nearby town of Ilfracombe has the Landmark Theatre, a doctors surgery as well as banks, shops and supermarkets.

The market town of Barnstaple, about 13 miles away, holds a weekly pannier market, and provides an extended range of shops including numerous major retailers and supermarkets, as well as leisure and commercial facilities.

The sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough are within easy reach of Lee Manor and the Exmoor National Park and coast provides wide opportunity for walking and riding. The Tarka Tennis centre and North Devon Leisure centre are found in Barnstaple with golf available at Saunton.

Schooling is available in Ilfracombe, Braunton and Barnstaple as well as the well-regarded West Buckland School for which there is a bus service within three miles of Lee Manor.

The A361 is within three miles at Mullacott Cross, which leads to the North Devon Link Road at Barnstaple and with easy access to the M5 motorway. There are regular trains to London from Tiverton Parkway, while Exeter and Bristol each have international airports serving UK and overseas destinations.

DESCRIPTION
Lee Manor Farm occupies a stunning location with an uninterrupted outlook towards the sea.

The farm was previously home to the well-regarded Lee Manor Herd of Pedigree Red Ruby Devon cattle and presently includes a farm worker's / manager's cottage, three five star holiday units, a range of modern farm / equestrian buildings, all set within 60.70 acres of pasture land.

FARRIERS END
A 2 bedroom detached farmhouse which has consent to be used as a residential dwelling by persons employed in connection with Lee Manor Farm or as a holiday letting cottage.

Farriers End has been cleverly converted from a traditional stone building. It has spacious accommodation with a beamed living room with woodburning stove, hand-made kitchen with granite work surfaces and dining area. There is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and bathroom.

It is centrally heated and includes some delightful features including stained glass windows and solid oak floors throughout. It also has a secluded patio area with pretty stone walls and a large lawned garden, providing sea views.

HOLIDAY COTTAGES
On the opposite side of the lane to Farriers End are the three holiday cottages, all with a fantastic outlook over the farms land towards the sea. All three holiday cottages have double glazing and oil fired central heating.

QUAY WEST
Sleeps 12 - The accommodation includes a very spacious open plan living / dining area with patio doors providing fantastic sea views and a well equipped kitchen area. There are three double bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms, three twin bedrooms and a separate bathroom.

LUNDY SOUND
Sleeps 6 - Including an open plan living / dining area area and a well equipped kitchen. There are patio doors out to a terrace with views over the farm towards the sea. There is one double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, two twin bedrooms and a separate bathroom.

LEE SHORE
Sleeps 6 - The accommodation is similar to Lundy Sound, with a good sized living room living room with patio doors. Steps lead up to the kitchen/dining area. There is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, two twin bedrooms and a separate bathroom. Outside there is a patio area providing fantastic sea views.

There is also a traditional stone built building which has been completely renovated to provide a shower, WC, kitchen facilities and a seating area with woodburning stove. This building is currently used as a wash and rest room for for overnight stays when calving.

FARM BUILDINGS
Double entrance gates provide access into the farmyard, where the buildings are situated, most of which have electricity connected.

GENERAL PURPOSE BUILDING 75' x 30' (22.86m x 9.14m)
Steel framed general purpose shed, under a cement fibre roof with an earth floor. Lighting is connected. Used for straw and tractor shed Built in 2004.

LIVESTOCK BUILDING 75' x 48' (22.86m x 14.63m)
Steel framed stock building under a cement fibre roof, with an earth floor. Lighting and 10 automatic water troughs connected. Concrete feed passage with loose housing either side. Built in 2004.

BULL SHED 75' x 22' (22.86m x 6.71m)
Steel framed bull shed, under a cement fibre roof, earth floor. Lighting connected. 6 bull pens, each with water troughs 5 pens have stable doors and could readily be converted into stabling. Built in 2008.

SECOND GENERAL PURPOSE BUILDING 105' x 45' (32.00m x 13.72m)
Steel framed general purpose building. Fibre cement roof. Built in 2012. (No electricity connected).

PLANNING CONSENT
There is planning consent for an agricultural building measuring 37m x 12.5m.

There is outside lighting and CCTV fitted to farm buildings and Lee Manor Farm.

THE LAND
The pasture land offers much privacy and protection for Farriers End and the holiday cottages. Most of the pasture enjoys stunning panoramic sea views and forms part of Englands 33% of scenic coastline conserved as Heritage Coasts. You can see out across the Bristol Channel to Lundy Island and the Welsh coast beyond.

The pasture is currently used for grazing cattle and is well divided by attractive Devon bank hedges, which contain a wonderful variety of wild flowers, including honeysuckle, wild roses, primroses, wild orchids, foxgloves, bluebells and violets. The farm has been re-fenced and all of the fields have access to a mains water supply. One field is bordered by a stream and there are two natural ponds.

MANOR HOUSE & WOODLAND
Approximately half a mile to the north-east of the farm is Lee Manor, which is also available to purchase. It is an impressive coastal manor house with stunning views over Lee Bay and access to the beach near the end of the driveway, with 49.59 acres of attractive ancient woodland. Please contact us for further information.

GENERAL REMARKS
SERVICES
Lee Manor Farm Cottages - mains electricity, mains water, private drainage, oil-fired central heating.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)
The land has been registered for the entitlements under the Basic Payment Scheme. The Entitlements can be made available by separate negotiation, if required by the purchaser.

PLANNING
Farrier's End is subject to an occupancy restriction and is permitted to be used for short term holiday accommodation or a rural workers dwelling. The occupation of the property as a permanent dwelling is limited to a person solely or mainly employed in agriculture or in forestry, or in any other permitted activity undertaken at Lee Manor Farm.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
North Devon District Council. Telephone: 01271 327711 (www.northdevon.gov.uk).

COUNCIL TAX
Farriers End - Awaiting assessment.
Quay West - Council Tax Band F
Lee Shore - Council Tax Band D
Lundy Sound - Council Tax Band D.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS
All fixtures and fittings, unless specifically referred to within these particulars, are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold.

WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY
The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private rights of way, water, light, drainage and other easements, quasi-easements and wayleaves, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

There is a public footpath running through part of the land, linking Lee Manor Farm with Lee Bay.

SAFETY NOTICE
Given the potential hazards of a working farm we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around the farm buildings. Under no circumstances should any of the property be viewed without the company of the selling agents or the vendors.

VIEWING
Strictly by confirmed appointment with the vendors agents, Stags: 01271 322833 or 01392 680059. Knight Frank LLP 01392 423111.

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

 

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