A listed 16th century Devon Longhouse with much character and charm. Completely restored Grade II listed Devon longhouse, 5 bedrooms, a 2-bedroom Lodge (holiday let) stables, 3 acres, in the heart of Dartmoor riding country, stunning south western views.
Hatchwell Hall is situated two miles from the picturesque village of Widecombe with its distinctive tower reputed to be the tallest of any church in Devon and known as the 'Cathedral in the Moor'. Widecombe has a desirable primary school, post office and village shop and two pubs including the award winning Rugglestone Inn.
The beauty and splendour of the moorland around Widecombe-in-the-Moor is well known and Hatchwell Hall is well placed to take advantage of the excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area, including extensive walking, riding, shooting, hunting, golf and water sports. The award-winning Gidleigh Park Hotel is just over eight miles away. Bovey Castle is just six miles away and has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities.
Exeter, approximately 27 miles away, offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants, including John Lewis and a Waitrose supermarket. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East.
There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Newton Abbot and Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport. DESCRIPTION
Hatchwell Hall is a listed Devon Longhouse, believed to date back to the 13th century. It is delightfully nestled in a tranquil location with stunning south-westerly views stretching over Dartmoor National Park. Full of character, it has many of the original features throughout and has been lovingly maintained by the current owner. Granite steps, walls and fireplaces feature heavily and exposed beams sit well with the modern additions.
The property has amazing views over Dartmoor National Park which can be enjoyed from the gardens and patio areas. The property has been successfully let as a holiday lodge in recent years with a projected income of approximately £59,000 a year. THE MAIN HOUSE
On the ground floor, the property has a kitchen/breakfast room with an electric four oven Aga, fitted wooden units, granite worktops, integrated appliances and double doors leading out to the patio area and garden. A utility room with a downstairs WC is found off the kitchen. The sitting room has a granite inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and spiral granite steps leading to the first floor. A guest bedroom is accessed from here and has a stand-alone bath and WC. The dining room has another granite inglenook fireplace and wood burner.
On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a fireplace.. Three further bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room and a family bathroom complete the accommodation on this level. THE LODGE
Accessed from the courtyard, the lodge has an entrance porch, family room, kitchen area and a family bathroom. Double doors lead out from the family room to a private decking area and lawned garden overlooking the Moors. Upstairs is a bedroom with a second bedroom/dressing area. OUTSIDE
To the rear of the property is a paved and walled courtyard, perfect for al fresco dining with raised flower beds and trees. There is access to the road through a gate. Two storage rooms are found off the courtyard both with electricity and plumbing currently used as a laundry room and storage. One houses the water treatment tank and system. At the front of the property are lawned gardens with many established trees and shrubs and the original granite patio area.
The stables have three boxes with concrete floors, electricity and water. To the side of the stables is a locked storage room for garden machinery and a lean to for log storage. A path leads out to the gravelled parking area with room for several cars and access to the field through a gate. SERVICES
Oil fired hot water, mains electricity, shared spring water supply, private drainage and water treatment tank. LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ Tel: 01626 832093 Email:email@example.com
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4PB. Tel: 01626 361101 www.teignbridge.gov.uk VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454 DIRECTIONS
On reaching Bovey Tracey from the A38, take the 2nd exit at the first roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the first exit signposted Haytor and Widecome (B3387). Contine for approx. 500 yds and bear left, still following signs for Haytor and Widecombe. After approx. 7 miles, follow the road through Widecombe and after passing the school, turn right onto Southcombe Hill. After a mile at the mini intersection, turn right. Follow for 1 mile, past Langworthy Farm on the right and Hatchwell Hall is found next on the right with a sign for Hatchwell Farm.