The property is near the village of Washfield, with access to lovely walks and a bridle path close by. The nearby market town of Tiverton offers a wide variety of amenities including both private and state schooling. There is easy access to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway, alongside which lies Tiverton Parkway railway station.DESCRIPTION
Smiths Farm provides a fantastic opportunity to acquire a period farmhouse with scope for improvement. Set in a glorious rural position the property occupies over 4.5 acres of land, with outbuildings offering potential for development.ACCOMMODATION
On the ground floor the sitting room and drawing room both benefit from original inglenook fireplaces, with bread ovens and log burning stoves. Additionally, the drawing room features an original copper. The dining room has a traditional cast iron stove and double doors opening onto the the garden.
Accessed from the dining room, the kitchen features traditional flagstone flooring, fitted wooden units with an inset Belfast sink, an oil burning stove and a pantry with an external door. Also on the ground floor is a study with an additional staircase to the first floor.
On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a pleasant outlook over the garden and features an open plan en suite bathroom with roll top bath, wash hand basin and WC. The second bedroom to the rear of the property features a vaulted ceiling with an exposed A-frame and skylights. There is a family bathroom with a shower over bath, wash hand basin and WC, as well as a separate shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.GARDEN & GROUNDS
To the front of the property there is a parking area with space for multiple cars. The pleasant lawn garden is bordered by a variety of trees, with space for a seating area and storage shed. Adjacent to the garden is a well established duck pond. To the rear is a cobbled courtyard with an original well mechanism on display.
There are a range of barns adjacent to the property, currently providing ample space for storage and a workshop, with potential to create stables. In the past part of the barns has been used as accommodation, arranged as two separate self-contained units with areas appropriate for a kitchen, shower room and reception space.
The property benefits from productive pasture divided into small paddocks, with the land sloping down the hill to a small stream bordered by softwood trees. In total the property has 4.63 acres.SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the agents please.DIRECTIONS
From Tiverton take the A361 towards Barnstaple. After approximately 4 miles turn right at Stoodleigh Cross. Proceed for 0.9 miles then take a 90 degree left turn (ignoring the road going off to the right). Continue down the hill and after 300 yards turn sharp right signposted to Washfield. Continue for approximately 1 mile before turning left as the lane becomes Pilemoor Lane. After 200 yards, turn left onto Smiths lane. Follow the track and the property is on the right.AGENTS NOTE
This property is approached over a farm track which is in poor condition and uneven.