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South Tawton, Okehampton
Guide price £950,000 | 4 bedrooms | 11.6 acres

Property features

• Large Family Home
• Extensive Garaging
• Delightful Gardens And Land
• Home Office
• 11.6 acres
• Dartmoor Views

SITUATION
Long Barn is located within an exclusive development of four individual high quality barn conversions, being detached and nestled privately below the remaining properties, surrounded by its own private gardens and land, lying just outside the popular village of South Tawton. The village provides a delightful unspoilt environment with parish church and church room, whilst the nearby village of South Zeal offers a good range of facilities including pre and primary schooling, post office/stores and two public houses. Okehampton is some 6 miles distant having three supermarkets including a Waitrose, nationally and locally owned shops, modern community hospital and state of the art leisure centre. The A30 dual carriageway can be accessed at Whiddon Down which provides a direct link west into Cornwall and east to the cathedral city of Exeter. The Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible from South Tawton and South Zeal via footpaths and bridleways and offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding and walking.

DESCRIPTION
Long Barn is a superbly presented stone built, individual family home which needs to be viewed both internally and externally to be fully appreciated. Finished to a high standard, with the staircase, all doors, windows, architraves and skirtings hand made with English Oak. The floors are a combination of slate, oak and tiling, all benefitting from underfloor oil fired heating with each room individually time zoned. The window sills are in slate and throughout the property are a wealth of exposed A-frame beams and exposed timbers. Further benefits include a well fitted utility room, cloakroom, family bathroom and two en suites. A particular feature of the house is the large kitchen/dining/family room which has been extended in recent years, boasting a modern 'System Six' kitchen with quartz worktops and four oven Aga, having French doors to the terrace, offering a delightful aspect across the gardens and land towards the church. Externally are well lit terrace/patio areas, extensive lawned gardens, together with two pasture paddocks. A well fitted garden office, complete with kitchen provides a superb area to work from, or enjoy the fantastic view to Dartmoor. further benefits include a vegetable garden, a four car open garage and workshop, together with its own private driveway leading down to the house. In all the land extends to 11.6 acres.

ACCOMMODATION
Via large front entrance door to Entrance Hall: wide staircase to first floor, slate floor, understairs cupboard, doors to, Cloakroom: Wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, slate floor. Family Room: A dual aspect room with French doors to the rear terrace. slate floor, fitted tv unit, uplighters, door to. Kitchen/Dining Room: A light dual aspect room with French doors and stable door to the front terrace. Refitted in recent years to a high standard, offering a range of modern base cupboards and drawers and matching wall cupboards. Central island/breakfast bar with quartz worktop, integral wine fridge, dishwasher and double bowl sink, four oven Aga providing cooking facilities, further Neff electric oven. Vaulted A-frame ceiling with electric operated roof lights. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Space for dining table and separate area suitable for a sofa. Door to Pantry: With slate shelving. Utility Room: open shelving with granite worktop, matching wall cupboards, butler sink, plumbing for washing machine, access to loft space, window to side, oil boiler providing hot water and central heating. Sitting Room: Dual aspect French doors, slate floor, door to Porch: being glazed with further door to Bedroom 3: Vaulted A frame ceiling with roof light, dual aspect windows and stable door to the terrace. En Suite: Tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, Wc, wash basin with tiled surrounds, slate floor, window to side aspect. First Floor Landing: Airing Cupboard: hot water tank with linen shelving, oak floor, window to front aspect, roof light, doors to, Bedroom 1: Vaulted A frame ceiling, double doors with Juliet balcony offering a delightful aspect across the surrounding countryside. two windows to front, oak floor. En Suite: twin vanity wash basins with slate worktop, Wc, shower cubicle with mains fed shower, roof light, tiled floor, heated towel rail. Bedroom 2: Fitted wardrobe cupboards to one wall, exposed timbers, roof light, window to front, oak floor. Bedroom 4: Range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, cabin bed with over cupboards, roof light, window to rear. Family Bathroom: Bath with Victorian style shower shower attachment, screen door and shower over, Wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, vaulted ceiling with roof light, tiled floor.

OUTSIDE
As you approach Long Barn upon your left are four covered open garages/ carports with a concrete forecourt, having light power and water connected. A connecting door from the far carport opens to a self contained workshop/store, with light and power, and door opening to the rear garden. A further area to the rear of the carports provides additional parking for trailers, caravans, boats etc. Adjacent electric gates open to its own private driveway lined with fruit trees which sweeps down to the house and provides additional parking. Surrounding the house are extensive paved terraces and seating areas, with inset and exterior lighting, Bordered by mature flower shrub beds and borders. Steps from the rear terrace rise to a pergola and open to a large area of tiered lawn which is bordered on two sides by a attractive are of woodland. on the far side of the house is an extensive area of lawn, which sweeps around the side of the house. A five bar gate gives you vehicular access via a lane. A woodland well lit path leads to a delightful insulated, heated and double glazed Garden Office/Summerhouse, with fitted kitchen units and sink, benefitting from light power and oak floor. This is a multi functional space which benefits from delightful views towards Dartmoor and boasts an adjoining patio and barbecue area. Behind is a kennel and storage area, whilst adjacent is a two bay tractor/implement store 3m x 4m. A further enclosed garden provides addition lawns and small orchard area, a fenced vegetable garden containing three raised beds and a fruit cage, with water tap. Immediately adjoining are two large well fenced and interconnect pasture fields, offering stunning panoramic Dartmoor views, suitable for equine, livestock etc.

SERVICES
Metered Water. Shared Private Drainage. Mains Electricity. The communal areas are shared between the four properties, the annual cost towards this is currently in the region of £720 per annum, payable to the Quarry Farm Management Company.

DIRECTIONS
From South Tawton, upon entering the village turn right by the red telephone box. Continue down the hill keeping straight on, at the top of the hill, turn left signposted Spreyton. The entrance to Quarry Farm will be found after a short distance upon your left hand side. Long Barn being the first property set below you on the left hand side.
 

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