Spacious farmhouse with annexe, land and buildings, approximately 9 acres. Detached Farmhouse. 6 Bedrooms Including Annexe. Spacious Reception Rooms.
Outbuildings & Stables. Gardens & Paddocks Approx 9 Acres. Delightful Rural Location. Letting/Holiday Cottage Potential. EPC Band E.
Glebe farm occupies a delightful, peaceful rural setting. Surrounded by open countryside, the property enjoys some attractive views and is approached via it's own private driveway. Highampton has a popular inn, primary school and village hall with outreach Post Office. There is a community shop in the nearby village of Sheepwash and a well known farm shop on the road to the market town of Hatherleigh where there is a small supermarket, post office, doctor's surgery and vet practice as well as a petrol station and car repair businesses. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in Okehampton, the town offering an excellent range of shopping facilities, three supermarkets including a Waitrose, expanding sixth form college, modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre. From Okehampton there is direct access to the Dartmoor National Park, with hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. There is also access to the A30, providing a direct link to the city of Exeter. The area surrounding Highampton offers delightful unspoilt countryside and is well known for its opportunities for leisure pursuits. The Tarka Trail offering miles of superb cycling, riding and walking, runs closeby, and here is fishing on the Torridge and good access to the north coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.DESCRIPTION
The property comprises a detached farmhouse, offering exceptionally spacious accommodation, which benefits from oil fired central heating. The accommodation is configured as a spacious four bedroom main dwelling with attached two bedroom self contained annexe. The annexe and main house can easily be combined as they interconnect to make a six bedroom house if required. The property benefits from attractive period features and the accommodation incorporate; ENTRANCE PORCH and ENTRANCE HALL: LIVING ROOM: With inglenook fireplace and woodburning stove, exposed timber. GARDEN ROOM: Triple aspect with sliding patio doors to garden. STUDY: Stone fireplace with wood burning stove and extensive range of fitted bookshelves and cupboards. INNER HALL: With second staircase to first floor, cloakroom with pedestal basin and WC and connecting door to ANNEXE. KITCHEN: Range of polished granite worktops with cream units, wall cupboards, one and a half bowl ceramic sink; plumbing for dishwasher, built in electric hob and cooker and oil fired Aga, also supplying domestic hot water. Off the kitchen is a UTILITY ROOM with shelving and coat pegs , a cold larder with granite work surface and access to outside patio/garden area. On the FIRST FLOOR a separate landing serves the MASTER BEDROOM, having double aspect windows and built in wardrobes. BATHROOM: White suite with panelled bath and mains shower over, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, built in cupboard housing hot water cylinder. The MAIN LANDING: Serves the remaining three bedrooms. BEDROOM 2: Has an EN SUITE BATHROOM and built in wardrobe. BEDROOM 3: Has window with garden views and built in wardrobes and an en suite shower room. BEDROOM 4: Has window overlooking front entrance and airing cupboard with slatted shelving and radiator.
THE ANNEXE interconnects with the main accommodation at ground floor level and incorporates a LOBBY: With stairs to First Floor, and a cupboard housing Grant oil fired central heating boiler. SITTING ROOM: With french doors. KITCHEN: With floor and wall cupboards, one and a half bowl white sink, plumbing for washing machine and cooker point. Beyond annexe kitchen there is a small room currently used as a tool room/workshop with power points and access to outside yard. On the FIRST FLOOR are TWO BEDROOMS and a BATHROOM.OUTSIDE
The property is approached via timber gates and a long concrete tarmac driveway. The drive leads into a huge tarmac forecourt with drive around a central circular lawn area. From the forecourt there is access to the main outbuildings, stables and garage. Outside tap and outside lighting. Concrete yard area with adjoining STABLES, incorporating FIVE BOXES, TACK ROOM, HAYSTORE and further STORE. Power and light connected.. Adjoining WORKSHOP/STORE. GARAGE 27' x 10', power and light connected. LARGE AGRICULTURAL BUILDING: of sectional iron and corrugated construction and incorporating BARN/GARAGE 44' x 29'6" being open fronted with oil storage tank with power and light connected, adjoining BARN 70' x 29'. Adjoining galvanised iron BARN 44' x 18'4" opening into the adjoining paddocks. Further adjoining BARN of sectional iron and timber slated construction 73'6" x 29'6", ideal as a machinery/implement barn with space for tractors, lorries etc. Gates to front and large full height door to accommodate lorry or large vehicles at rear. These buildings have immense potential for agricultural use, or could easily be adapted to form American style stabling or other uses subject to any neccesary consents.Gardens and Land
From the driveway, there is gated access to the land, which lies within three main paddock enclosures. Adjoining the driveway with gated access is an area that formally housed a barn and has a large concrete base/apron ideal as a hardstanding for large number of vehicles or indeed a base for further buildings. Adjoining is a small paddock with access from the driveway. The remainder of the land lies in two large paddock enclosures, having access from the main barns and bordered by hedge and fencing. The land is ideal for those with equestrian interests or indeed for general stock grazing. Adjacent to the house is a good sized rear garden area, laid to lawn with a variety of trees and conifers, large pond, paved patio and gravel and concrete path to either side of the house. Further small pond, outside tap and adjoining area of woodland, providing a delightful natural habitat for wildlife and incorporating a furthe natural pond. The gardens and grounds total approximately 9 acres.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton out of the town signposted to Hatherleigh. Continue out of the Okehampton for approximately 1.5 miles and at the T-junction turn right onto the A386. Proceed on this road to Hatherleigh and at the roundabout on the edge of town turn left onto the A3072 signposted to Highampton and Holsworthy. After approximately 2 miles take the first right hand turning for church Road and follow this lane for approximately 1.5 miles. The entrance driveway to the property will be found upon the left hand side right next to the red post box.SERVICES
Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.