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Wembworthy
Guide price £895,000 | 3 bedrooms | 66.6 acres

Property features

• Accessible Small Farm
• 66.60 Acres (23.93 Hectares)
• Detached Cottage with Three Bedrooms
• Farm & Equestrian Buildings
• Outdoor Riding Arena
• Productive Grass Land
• Adjoining the River Taw
• Available as a Whole or in 2 Lots

SITUATION
Brushford Mill Cottage lies in an accessible rural location overlooking the Taw Valley on the edge of Brushford, a small hamlet in mid Devon.

Local services are available at Winkleigh, which is about three miles to the west and has a primary school, post office, butchers, a small range of shops and two public houses.

The market town of Crediton is about 12 miles from the farm and offers a wider range of amenities including a weekly farmers market, a leisure centre and indoor swimming pool. There is an excellent school, Queen Elizabeth Academy, which has its own sixth form.

The city of Exeter is located about 20 miles to the south east from where there are mainline rail services to London Paddington, access to the M5 and Exeter International Airport.

North Devon's regional centre Barnstaple lies to the north, near to which is the rugged north Devon coastline with its beautiful sandy beaches and walks. The farm is also well located for access to the national parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor.

INTRODUCTION

Brushford Mill Cottage is tucked away at the end of a private lane which is shared by only one other property.

The farm is surrounded by beautiful mid Devon countryside and includes a cottage with potential to extend into an attached barn, a range of agricultural and equestrian buildings, an outdoor arena and level and sloping grass land with single bank fishing rights on the River Taw. There are stunning views towards Dartmoor from the land.

Brushford Mill Cottage extends in total to approximately 66.60 acres (26.93 hectares) and is available as a whole or in two lots.

INTRODUCTION
Brushford Mill Cottage is tucked away at the end of a private lane which is shared by only one other property.

The farm is surrounded by beautiful mid Devon countryside and includes a cottage with potential to extend into an attached barn, a range of agricultural and equestrian buildings, an outdoor arena and level and sloping grass land with single bank fishing rights on the River Taw. There are stunning views towards Dartmoor from the land.

Brushford Mill Cottage extends in total to approximately 66.60 acres (26.93 hectares) and is available as a whole or in two lots.

LOT 1
Brushford Mill Cottage, Farm & Equestrian Buildings and Land. 41.78 acres (16.90 hectares).

BRUSHFORD MILL COTTAGE
The cottage was converted and extended by the current owners and has a south-facing aspect. The walls are rendered under a tile roof with mostly upvc double glazed windows throughout.

The ground floor accommodation includes an open plan living and dining room with glazed elevations in the dining area.

The kitchen has an opening into the sitting room, a Rayburn and range cooker and a further reception room is currently used as an office and family room.

The ground floor accommodation also includes a spacious gym, a utility room, boot room and cloakroom with a shower.
On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a bathroom.

OUTSIDE
There is an area of garden adjoining the cottage which is laid to lawn and overlooks the fields.

THE BUILDINGS

Modern Barn / Tractor Shed 24.04m x 11.28m
Steel frame and timber roof. This building is attached to the cottage.

Machinery store 15.83m x 13.85m
Block pillars and earth floor, fibre cement and corrugated iron roof.

Stone Barn (dilapidated) 5.77m x 6.08m

Stables
Three stables (4.54m x 4.54m each) plus open storage area (4.54m x 4.54m).

Nissen Hut
Clad with corrugated iron sheets.

Outdoor Arena
Adjacent to the stable block there is an outdoor arena which is fully enclosed.

LAND
The land within LOT 1 includes a level meadow adjoining the River Taw and two sloping pasture fields above, on the higher side of the former leat. These fields have a south-facing aspect and stunning views towards Dartmoor.

LOT 2
LOT 2: RIVER MEADOWS. 24.82 ACRES (10.03 HECTARES)

LOT 2 comprises two level meadows adjoining the River Taw. These meadows have been used for mowing and grazing and have direct access on to a council-maintained road.

GENERAL REMARKS

SERVICES
LOT 1: Private water (well supply with UV filter), mains electricity, and private drainage (septic tank). LOT 2: Natural water from the river.

ACCESS
The entrance lane is included in the freehold. The neighbouring property (Brushford Mill) will have a right of access over this lane subject to contributing towards maintenance.

TENURE
Brushford Mill Cottage is owned freehold and is available with vacant possession on completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PP. Tel: 01884 255255.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)
The farm land is registered for entitlements under the BPS. The current scheme year's payment is reserved from the sale.

LAND MANAGEMENT
The farm is not within any stewardship or land management schemes.

DESIGNATIONS
The farm is within a Eutrophic Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ).

SPORTING AND MINERAL RIGHTS
LOT 1: The fishing and sporting rights within LOT 1 are not included.

LOT 2: We are informed that the sporting and fishing rights are included with LOT 2.

FIXTURES AND 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 ETC.
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any wayleave agreements and any public or private rights of way or bridleways etc.

PLANS AND BOUNDARY FENCES
A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon, is attached to these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags. Please call 01392 680059 to arrange an appointment.

DIRECTIONS
From Crediton, proceed north on the A377. Continue through the village of Copplestone and upon reaching Morchard Road, turn left onto the B3220 towards Winkleigh.

After about 5.3 miles, at Taw Bridge Cross, turn right towards Brushford and continue for approximately 500 yards where the entrance lane to the farm will be found on the right. Turn into the lane, and where the lane forks, proceed to the right and continue to Brushford Mill Cottage.

WARNING
Farms can be dangerous places. Please take care when viewing the property, particularly in the vicinity of the farm buildings.

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

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