In a peaceful location with outstanding panoramic views towards Dartmoor is this 3 bedroom period farmhouse with 6 self-catering holiday cottages. Surrounded by its own 22 acres of land the property includes excellent equestrian facilities and 3 fishing lakes.Situation
Although quietly located, the property is accessible and well-placed for amenities. The nearby village of Bratton Clovelly (3 miles) has a range of amenities including village hall and recreation ground, together with a popular public house, the Clovelly Inn.
From the property there is easy access to the A30 dual carriageway, providing a direct link west into Cornwall and east to the Cathedral and University city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections. The nearby town of Okehampton (7 miles) offers a wide range of local shops, services and amenities, together with three supermarkets which include a Waitrose. There is schooling from infant to sixth form level, a modern hospital and leisure centre.
The Dartmoor National Park, accessible at Okehampton, offers hundreds of square miles of unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The north and south coasts of Devon and Cornwall are within easy reach with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.The Farmhouse
This Grade II Listed farmhouse dates in part from the late 15th Century and is full of character with thick cob and stone walls, exposed beams and fireplaces. Please see the floor plan for more detail but in brief the accommodation comprises:
Steps up to a lovely terrace area with outstanding views towards Dartmoor. Front door to hallway with stone floor, stairs to first floor and doors off. The sitting room is dual aspect with a window to the rear and a door to the terrace. Large fireplace with wood burning stove. Exposed beams, timber floor and panelling to one wall. Dining room with flag stone floor, exposed beams and a window to the side. Large inglenook fireplace with wood burner, bread oven and built in bench to one side. Door and step down to office/store room. A door from the dining room leads to the kitchen with range of cupboards, tiled floor, space for LPG range cooker and built in bench seating. Stable door to rear hall with utility room off.
On the first floor the substantial master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with exposed cruck beams, a window overlooking the courtyard to the front and steps down to an en-suite bathroom. There are two further good size double bedrooms both with a sink. The family bathroom has a bath, WC, sink and airing cupboard.The Holiday Cottages
About 30 years ago, redundant stone barns were converted into holiday cottages and this long established business now has high levels of repeat custom. The holiday cottages are full of character with exposed beams, stone walls and wooden floors. There is plenty of parking and the current owners choose to offer dog friendly accommodation. Business accounts can be made available to interested parties after a viewing.
In brief the cottages comprise:
Cottage A (sleeps 7)
Cottage B (sleeps 5)
Cottage C (sleeps 3)
Cottage D (sleeps 4)
Cottage E (sleeps 2)
Cottage F (sleeps 2)The Fishing Lakes
There are three lakes on site and all are available for guests to fish. There is a small lake near the holiday cottages, the main, well-stocked lake and the tucked away wildlife lake. Each offers a peaceful setting with plenty of space to fish. A covered seating area overlooking the main lake is perfect for relaxing and BBQs. Facilities include a fishing tackle lodge with washing machine. Only guests are permitted to fish the lakes.The Stables
Beyond the farmhouse are two stable blocks with concrete yards, tack room and access to the adjoining paddocks. There is potential to generate additional revenue from DIY livery.Outbuildings
At the entrance to the stable yard is a large workshop building (approx. 40' x 36') with storage bays and lockable doors. Opposite the stables is a substantial open fronted store building (approx. 110' x 35').The Land
The rich pasture land is predominantly south facing and is enclosed by mature trees and hedges. The gardens and grounds around the farmhouse and cottages are particularly attractive and well-maintained. A stream flows down the hillside into the small lake by the holiday cottages.Fixtures and Fittings
Only those mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation. However, the majority of furniture, contents, fixtures, fittings and equipment in the letting cottages will be included.Local Authority
West Devon Borough Council
Farmhouse Council Tax Band C
The holiday cottages have a Rateable Value of £11,600Services
Mains electricity, mains water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to farmhouse. Gas central heating to the holiday cottages.Viewing
Strictly by appointment through Stags Holiday Complexes department on 01392 680058.
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.