The property is situated on the edge of the attractive village of Hollocombe. The village is only approximately 2 miles from Winkleigh, which offers a good range of local services and shops, public houses primary school etc. The larger village of Chulmleigh, again offers a good range of services and facilities, whilst there is comparatively easy access to the Cathedral City of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The town of Okehampton has a good shopping centre, modern hospital, leisure centre and schooling from infant to sixth form level. The north coasts of Devon are within easy driving distance with some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery and there is also easy access to the Dartmoor National Park with hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt moorland scenery.DESCRIPTION
Smythen Farm is a delightful C16 Grade II listed farmhouse offering deceptively spacious accommodation throughout . The property enjoys an attractive outlook from the front elevation with views over the south facing gardens and paddock to the countryside beyond. The property offers two large reception rooms, along with a kitchen/breakfast room and utility room/Wc, a rear hall serves a ground floor shower room and there is a ground floor office (former secondary kitchen). On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The farmhouse sits in approximately one acre of gardens and paddocks and boasts a good range of outbuildings suitable for a variety of different purposes. The property sits in an attractive rural position with delightful countryside views.ACCOMMODATION
Via Covered Porch with door to Entrance Hall: staircase leading to first floor, large under stairs storage cupboard with light, exposed beams, inset spotlights, modern Dimplex duo heat Economy 7 wall mounted radiator and oak doors with exposed timber lintels leading to Sitting Room: feature fireplace with exposed stone work, inset multi fuel stove and stone hearth, exposed beams, two double glazed windows to front overlooking the garden, shelved recess, Creda off peak electric radiator, wall lighting. Dining Room: double glazed window to front overlooking the garden., exposed beam, inset ceiling spotlights, Elegance wall mounted electric radiator, wall lights and oak door to Kitchen/Breakfast Room: a country style kitchen with range of base and wall cupboards with roll edge work surfaces. Oil fired Rayburn with tiled surrounds providing domestic hot water and cooking facilities. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for electric cooker and under counter fridge, inset stainless steel sink unit, double glazed window to side with views over surrounding countryside. Part glazed door to front garden. Inset spotlights. Pantry: with fitted shelving & light. Utility Room: fitted worktop with inset sink unit and cupboards, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble drier, Wc, heated towel rail, opaque window to rear.
Boot Room: Door and window to rear. Modern wall mounted off peak radiator. Large built-in cupboard with space for coats and shoes. Oak door to Ground Floor Wet Room: modern suite comprising: Digitally controlled Aqualisa double shower, Wc with dual flush button, circular sink with storage under. Double glazed window to rear, heated electric towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights and extractor fan, exposed beams. Office (a former second kitchen): A dual aspect room with door to rear, former range of kitchen base cupboards and inset sink space, and plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted cupboard housing modern fuse boxes, access to limited loft space.
First Floor Landing: fitted wall lights, exposed beams, oak doors to Bedroom 1: Double glazed window to front with window seat overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. modern Dimplex duo heat off peak electric radiator and Jack and Jill door to En Suite/Family Bathroom: White suite comprising: panelled bath with period style mixer tap over and shower attachment, screen door, low level Wc, pedestal hand basin, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail, wall mounted light with shaver point. Bedroom 2: airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with shelving and storage space. Double glazed window to side with window seat and attractive views of the countryside onto woodland beyond, wall mounted Elegance remote controlled modern electric radiator. Bedroom 3: Double glazed window to front with window seat and views. Modern Dimplex duo heat electric radiator. Bedroom 4: Double glazed window to front overlooking garden, digital Elegance electric radiator. Access to limited loft space. Bedroom 5/Study: Low level double glazed window with window seat overlooking front garden, electric radiator and further access to limited loft space.OUTSIDE
The property owns the private lane leading to Smythen Farmhouse, with double gates opening to a large open concrete parking areas to the side rear. Within the rear yard are three useful barns, they include a large open fronted covered barn/garage with an adjoining two storey stone barn with light and power connected. Across the yard is a modern block built barn with sliding steel door, suitable for a number of different uses with power connected, in front of here is another area of courtyard. The main garden lies to the front of the house, being south facing and being largely laid to lawn, the remainder of the land is laid to paddock (although currently open), having vehicular access from the side parking area and rear, a paved patio runs along the front of the house. From the gardens there are far reaching views down over the countryside onto woodland beyond. Adjacent to the house is a stone built log/garden store.SERVICES
Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.DIRECTIONS
From Winkleigh, proceed north on the A3124 towards Winkleigh Airfield and Torrington. After just over half a mile, as the road bears sharp left, take the right turn towards Hollocombe and immediately afterwards at Berner's Cross follow the road around to the right. Proceed along this road until the 4 cross way, turn left towards Hollocombe, a long concrete driveway leading to Smythen Farmhouse will be found on your left before reaching Hollocombe. (EX18 7QD in your Sat-Nav takes you to the end of the driveway).