Superbly spacious barn conversion with equestrian facilities and stunning Dartmoor views. Detached barn conversion, superbly spacious 4/5 bed accommodation, stunning reception rooms, gardens & paddocks, stabling and all weather menage, stunning rural and Dartmoor views. EPC Band: D
Newcombes Barn occupies a peaceful yet not isolated location in the small hamlet of Southcott, just to the west of Okehampton. The surrounding area offers many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits, with the Dartmoor National Park easily accessible. The town of Okehampton has an excellent range of facilities, which include three supermarkets and an extensive range of shops and services, schooling from infant to sixth form level, modern hospital and leisure centre. The town lies adjacent to the A30 dual carriageway providing a direct link west into Cornwall, or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter, with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The Dartmoor National Park offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery, whilst there is also easy access to the north and south coasts of Devon with some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.DESCRIPTION
Believed to date from the 1800's, the property was converted around 2007 into a exceptionally spacious detached residence. Offering light and airy accommodation, the property combines modern conveniences with character features including exposed stone work, brick work and timber. Ideal as a spacious family home, the property offers scope for the creation of a self contained annexe, subject to any necessary consents. The property will be of appeal to those with equestrian interests, having excellent facilities including, all weather menage and stable block with three boxes and tack room. The gardens and paddocks total approximately 3 acres and there is extensive parking for a number of vehicles together with a drive through garage.ACCOMMODATION
On the ground floor there is an ENTRANCE HALL, with open-tread staircase leading to a first floor GALLERIED LANDING. From here there is access to the DINING ROOM, which leads to the KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA and further to a UTILITY ROOM. The DRAWING ROOM has a floor to ceiling window on the west facing aspect and a pair of French doors on the east facing aspect, which open onto a terrace overlooking the gardens and outdoor manege.
The SNUG/SITTING ROOM has a pedestrian door to the integral garage and a secondary staircase leading to the first floor. There is also a STUDY and ground floor SHOWER ROOM accessed from the entrance hall. The first floor comprises a MASTER BEDROOM SUITE, currently including a DRESSING ROOM which can be used as a fifth bedroom, a FAMILY BATHROOM and THREE GUEST BEDROOMS. The spacious landing has a good range of storage and airing cupboards. An annexe could easily be created by separating the dressing room/bedroom five at first floor level and the snug/sitting room at ground floor level, with a separate access to be arranged via the garage.GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The building is approached via a gravelled driveway that is shared with one other property, which leads to a private parking and turning circle on the east side of the barn. From here there is vehicular access to the stable block and paddocks. A substantial terrace runs along the east side of the building offering panoramic views towards both Dartmoor and Exmoor. The majority of the garden has been laid to lawn, within which there is a greenhouse and children's play area.
The full size all-weather manage has a springride surface, herringbone drainage system and perimeter lighting. The stable block has three loose boxes and a tack room, with electric and a hot and cold water supply. Behind the stable block there is a field shelter and storage area, with a gateway opening onto the paddock. Mature hedges border the gardens on both sides offering a good degree of privacy.SERVICES
Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. Mains water and electricity. Broadband is available.COUNCIL TAX
From Okehampton proceed out of the town in a westerly direction towards Tavistock and after approximately 1 mile turn right signposted to Holsworthy. Continue to the mini roundabout where upon turn right as if for Hatherleigh and Torrington. Proceed for a short distance before taking a left hand turning signposted to Southcott and Kigbeare. At the junction continue straight ahead signposted to Southcott and Kigbeare, proceed for a short distance and upon entering the hamlet of Southcott, the entrance driveway to Newcombes Barn will be found upon the right hand side.