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Poundsgate, Newton Abbot
Guide price £950,000 | 3 bedrooms | 5.12 acres

Property features

• Exceptionally well fitted Grade II Listed farmhouse
• Separate three bedroom barn conversion
• Three bedrooms
• Open-plan kitchen breakfast rooms
• About 5.1 acres
• Direct Moorland access
• Stone barn with stabling for two horses and two car ports

SITUATION
Oldsbrim is set in a stunning moorland location in the middle of Dartmoor National Park. There is easy access to the A38/Devon Expressway linking to the M5 motorway network and mainline railway stations in Totnes and Newton Abbot. The famous village of Widecombe in the Moor is close by 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 FARMHOUSE
Oldsbrim is a Grade II Listed thatched Devon longhouse of considerable character and charm with records dating back to 1317. It has exposed granite walls, exposed ceiling timbers and woodburning stoves. Whilst maintaining the period features and style, it has been renovated and improved in recent years.

The property has a handmade Oak kitchen with granite worktops flowing into the large breakfast room with a raised study area open to the eaves. There is a drawing room/dining room with Inglenook fireplace with exposed stone steps leading up to the master bedroom and en-suite on the first floor. There are two further bedrooms and a shower room on the lower ground floor.

THE SHIPPON
This is a detached Grade II Listed property that has been utilised by the vendors for additional family accommodation but which could be let out either on a long term basis or for holiday cottage use. This impressive barn conversion utilises the tall ceiling heights, particularly in the open-plan kitchen/breakfast room which has a four-oven oil fired Aga. The sitting room has large Douglas Fir timbers which are a particular feature and a central staircase and balcony provides access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. There are a few steps down from the kitchen to the utility and shower rooms.

THE STABLES
There is a smartly presented four-bay stone barn which is utilised as stabling for two horses together with two car port spaces and a WC and a tack room at the rear. The stable yard is accessed via a sweeping gravel drive with electric gates onto the road.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Both properties enjoy their own private gardens with spectacular views over open Moorland and towards Sharp Tor, Mel Tor, Yar Tor, Bel Tor and Corndon Tor. Included within the sale are two well-fenced level pasture paddocks, both with water supplies. One enjoys a 40m x 20m grass school area at the far end with direct access onto open Moorland for hundreds of miles of riding and walking.

SERVICES
Each property has an oil-fired boiler for central heating, mains electricity and mains water with private drainage.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Teignbridge District Council. T: 01626 361101.

VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

DIRECTIONS
From the A38, exit at the Peartree junction at Ashburton and follow signs onto the Moor for Poundsgate. Continue past the Tavistock Inn and the property is found on the right hand side after a mile or so over open Moorland. Oldsbrim is the only property with postcode TQ13 7PT and satnav will take you directly to it from Peartree.
 

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