The property is nestled in West Devon countryside and enjoys a private, peaceful and rural position. It lies on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park within the Tamar Valley AONB, and enjoys views towards Dartmoor and Kit Hill.
The popular market town of Tavistock is situated approximately 5 miles away, and has an excellent range of independent shops, restaurants, boutiques, doctors and veterinary surgeries, and there are a number of highly regarded independent public schools in the area. Local amenities are available in the nearby village of Lamerton and include the Blacksmith Arms Public House and a "good" OFSTED rated primary school.
The Dartmoor National Park offers excellent leisure and recreational opportunities. The A30, just to the North, provides a dual carriageway access between the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter and Exeter Airport provides International flights.DESCRIPTION
Wonwood Farm Barn provides an exciting opportunity to create a private and individual rural home, set in 5.36 acres of grounds. It boasts fine, far reaching views and has an adjoining pasture field with stream frontage. To take best advantage of the fantastic views, the approved plans provide for 1977 sq ft Gross Internal Area, (GIA) of reverse level accommodation as follows:
Ground Floor: Utility/Boot room, Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
First Floor: Generous kitchen/dining room, open-plan living room and bedroom 4/playroom.
Across the courtyard is a second, smaller barn with consent to convert to a studio office/annex.
There may also be potential to extend the main dwelling over what is now the derelict remains of what was quite a substantial former main farmhouse, subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents.THE LAND
The property is accessed over a long private driveway which apart from the initial section, is included within the ownership of the property. Wrapping round the barn is a gently sloping pasture field that runs down to an attractive stream. There is ample opportunity to create a fantastic, unique property with beautiful landscaped gardens. The property extends to 5.36 acres (2.17 ha).PLANNING PERMISSION
Full planning consent was granted on 20th November 2019 by West Devon Borough Council under Application Reference 2627/19/FUL for "Change of Use of Barns to Dwelling and Home/Office". A copy of the planning consent and all relevant documentation can be looked up on the Council's website using the reference.
There is also likely to be potential to erect some stables or a modest agricultural building subject to obtaining the necessary consents.SERVICES
Mains water is one field away and the vendor will grant rights to connect into this. Alternatively, a borehole could be installed on the property. Mains electricity also crosses the retained farm, approximately one field away. Proposed drainage of the property is via a new septic tank.TENURE
The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any Wayleave Agreements in respect of electricity or telephone equipment crossing the property, together with any restrictive covenants or public or private rights of way. The Ordnance Survey Plan shows there are no public rights of way crossing the property. There is a right of way over the first part of the driveway, but the majority of the drive is within the ownership of the property. The Vendors have reserved a right of way along the drive to access their retained property.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's appointed Agents, Stags Tavistock Office.DIRECTIONS
From Stags Tavistock Office proceed along West Street and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Spring Hill, signposted Lamerton and Milton Abbott. Proceed for approximately 3.5 miles, through Lamerton and Rushford. Turn left at the cross-roads immediately before Carrs Garage towards Chip Shop. After a short distance, take the first turning on the right and proceed for approximately 3/4 of a mile, going down the valley and up the other side. Go past some dwellings on the right and take the next turning on the right, just after a post box. Follow the lane for about 450 metres to the barn at the end. A For Sale board has been erected at the end of the drive beside the road.