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Sandford, Crediton, Devon, EX17
Guide price £825,000 | 5 bedrooms | 18.2 acres

Property features

• 5 Bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms (1 en suite)
• 3 Reception rooms
• Farmhouse kitchen
• Tennis court
• Pasture & woodland
• 2 Large barns

A wonderfully located Grade II Listed farmhouse in rural Mid Devon with 18 acres. 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), 3 reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen. Tennis court. Pasture & woodland. 2 Large barns.
 
SITUATION
Woodparks Farm is situated in a wonderful private location amidst rolling Mid Devon countryside. The nearby village of Morchard Bishop has a good range of facilities including general store & cafe, parish church, primary school (Ofsted: Good), pub, garage, sports club with tennis court and doctor's surgery Sandford (3 miles) has a post office and shop, pubs, primary school and church. Copplestone (3 miles) has a further range of day-to-day amenities including store and primary school plus a station on the Tarka Line (Exeter to Barnstaple). The market town of Crediton (4 miles) has a comprehensive range of day-to-day amenities including banks, garages, supermarkets and secondary schooling. The university and cathedral city of Exeter (12 miles) has a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities befitting a centre of its importance including excellent shopping, dining, theatre and recreational pursuits. Exeter has mainline railway stations on the Waterloo and Paddington line plus an international airport with daily flights to London.

DESCRIPTION
Woodparks Farm is a Grade II Listed property dating from the late 17th or early 18th Century with later additions. It offers spacious accommodation of nearly 3,000sq ft laid out over two floors and enjoys a wealth of character features including many exposed ceiling beams and original inglenook fireplace.

ACCOMMODATION
The large reception hallway has exposed timbers. The farmhouse kitchen is dual aspect and is fitted with a range of units with doors to the terrace as well as a boot room with door to a side porch. There is a large drawing room with fireplace with inset woodburner and exposed beams leading through to the sitting room. Of further note on the ground floor is a recently installed utility room plus cloakroom. Accessed separately at the eastern end of the property is an office, shower room and garden room. Which has the potential for a self-contained annexe, subject to the necessary consents.

On the first floor are five double bedrooms plus family bathroom. The dual aspect master bedroom has an en suite shower room.

THE GROUNDS
The property is approached via its own long driveway (partially shared with just one other property) which then sweeps through the gardens to a large parking and turning area behind the property.
 
Woodparks Farm is surrounded by beautifully maintained landscaped gardens that offer a great degree of privacy. There is a vegetable garden area and separate small orchard. On the west side of the property is a hard tennis court with timber pavilion and open verandah. On the right of the drive is a large open-fronted, recently constructed, L-shaped cart barn for parking and machinery. The land comprises a number of separate, gently sloping paddocks which have been newly stock-fenced, a wooded area and a wildlife haven with stream. There is a recently constructed, large, timber agricultural barn which is ideal for farm animals or horses and therefore will appeal to those looking for a smallholding or with equestrian interests. Overall the property amounts to 18.2 acres.

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Mains water. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. Both barns have mains water and electricity.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
Entitlements will be made available. The purchaser will take over the vendors cross compliance responsibilities.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed on the A377 through Crediton and on towards Copplestone. In the village turn right by the standing stone into Bewsley Hill and proceed to New Buildings village. At the T-junction turn left in the direction of Morchard Bishop. Turn left at Gays Cross which is marked as a no through lane. Continue along this lane until it turns 90 degrees right passing the cottage on your left (Ash Bullayne Cottage) and as it bends left, go straight on right up the track crossing over the cattle grid which is the entrance to Woodparks Farm.
 

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