This appealing property is located within the moorland hamlet of Horndon on the very western edge of Dartmoor National Park. Horndon benefits from a popular pub within a few hundred yards, and is ideally situated for exploring all the the moors to has to offer. Additionally, there is superb access to outriding on the doorstep, with the property being within half a mile of open moorland to the north. Mary Tavy village is around 2 miles away, providing day-to-day amenities including a shop, post office, pub and primary school. The thriving and hugely popular market town of Tavistock is 5 miles to the southwest, offering a superb range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities, including the sought-after private and independent school, Mount Kelly. The cathedral city of Exeter lies some 37 miles to the northeast, providing transport connections to London and the rest of the UK via its railway links and the M5 motorway.DESCRIPTION
This charming equestrian-oriented property offers an excellent lifestyle opportunity on the very edge of Dartmoor. The detached 3-bedroom barn conversion sits within a plot of approximately half an acre and is accompanied by two stables and two sizable fields divided into four paddocks, complete with two field shelters. Additionally, the barn is served by a large yard and parking area within which there is planning consent for the construction of a new annex, broadening the options and appeal for prospective purchasers. Finally, the property is offered with no onward chain.ACCOMMODATION
Throughout the accommodation are numerous typically characterful elements including exposed stone and timber work, slate sills and part exposed A-frames. The barn is accessed on the ground floor into a boot room/utility from where there are doors into the kitchen, lounge and office. The kitchen/diner is equipped with a good range of units with solid oak work surfaces, incorporating a Butler sink and Rangemaster 5-ring electric range cooker, as well as an integral dishwasher. A stable door leads into the lounge which is centred around an impressive stone fireplace with timber bressumer, currently housing a log burning stove on a slate-tiled hearth. The adjacent home office is a useful addition to the living accommodation and is served by a useful WC to one side. At the far end of the lounge is a door to the master bedroom suite which has patio doors and benefits from an ensuite shower room. Stairs rise from the lounge to the first floor landing where there are two further bedrooms and the family bathroom.OUTSIDE
The property is accessed via double timber gates into a large parking area sufficient in size for numerous cars or larger vehicles including trailers, boxes or a motorhome. In front of the barn sit two detached stable blocks both of which contain two loose boxes. The more modern block also contains a separate tack room. To the front is a large, lawned garden offering space for an active family or keen gardener, or which could also be fenced and enclosed into a small pony paddock. At the foot of the garden, an unmade track leads to the property's pasture paddocks. Both fields have been fenced and divided into 2 enclosures with each side being served by a field shelter and several water troughs.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity, private drainage via septic tank, oil-fired central heating. Please note that the agents have neither inspected nor tested these services.AGENT'S NOTE - PLANNING
Planning Permission was granted in February 2020 (Dartmoor National Park Planning Reference: 0001/20) for the construction of a detached annexe. This should suit those looking to accommodate a dependent relative or who simply wish to enlarge the existing accommodation to suit their family's requirements. For further details please contact the agents.