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Sandford, Crediton
Offers in excess of £1,000,000 | 5 bedrooms | 18.06 acres

Property features

• 5 Bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms (1 en suite)
• 3 Reception rooms
• Farmhouse kitchen
• Tennis court
• Pasture & woodland
• 2 Large barns

SITUATION
The property is situated in a wonderful private location amidst rolling Mid Devon countryside. Nearby villages include Morchard Bishop (4 miles), Sandford (5 miles) and Copplestone (3 miles) which have various facilities, though the town of Crediton is only 5 miles, whist the City of Exeter with all that this fine regional centre has to offer is only 14 miles. There is a railway station at the Tarka line at Copplestone.

INTRODUCTION
Woodparks Farm will appeal to buyers looking for a property for smallholding or equestrian purposes with conservation and wildlife interests. At its heart is a Grade II Listed house dating from the late 17th or early 18th Century with later additions. It offers spacious accommodation of nearly 3,000 sq ft and enjoys a wealth of character features including exposed ceiling beams though with a fabulous contemporary kitchen. The modern buildings offer scope for various uses with the land being of pasture, broadleaved woodland plus a boggy wildlife area with scope for a pond.

ACCOMMODATION
The house faces SSE with a delightful outlook over its mature gardens. Porch leading to hallway with exposed timbers. The farmhouse kitchen is triple aspect and was fitted in 2019 with a stylish range of units with slate worktops and a large slate topped island unit. Induction hob with downdraught extractor. Built-in fridge, freezer, ovens and dishwasher. Travertine stone tiled floor with underfloor heating and french doors to the south facing terrace. Drawing room with fireplace with inset woodburner and exposed beams. Sitting room, another south facing room. Utility room. Accessed from outside are 3 rooms which could perhaps be adapted to an annexe (subject to the necessary consents) currently an office, disused shower room and garden room.

On the first floor are five double bedrooms plus family bathroom. The dual aspect master bedroom has an en suite shower room.

THE GROUNDS
The property is approached via a long drive (partially shared with just one other property) which then sweeps down through the gardens to a large parking and turning area behind the house.
The house is surrounded by beautifully maintained landscaped gardens that offer a great degree of privacy with fine shrubs and specimen trees plus a vegetable garden, poultry run and small orchard. Hard tennis court with timber pavilion. On the right of the drive is an open-fronted L-shaped implement and garage barn whilst further up the drive is a versatile general purpose livestock barn 60' x 30'. The land comprises a number of gently sloping paddocks which have been newly stock-fenced, a broadleaved woodland and a marshy wildlife area next to the stream which offers potential for a pond with stream. Overall the property amounts to 18 acres and a plan is available on request.

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Metered mains water. Oil-fired central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen. Private drainage. Broadband enabled. Both barns have mains water and electricity.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land has been entered into the BPS. The 2021 Entitlements will be retained by the seller and the buyer will take over the cross compliance responsibilities. The property obviously has a Holding Number.

DIRECTIONS
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From Exeter proceed on the A377 through Crediton and on towards Copplestone. In the village turn right by the standing stone into Bewsley Hill and proceed to New Buildings. At the T-junction turn left in the direction of Morchard Bishop. Turn left at Gays Cross which is marked as a no through lane. Continue along this lane until it turns 90 degrees right passing Ash Bullayne Cottage on your left and as it bends left, go straight on right, up the track, crossing the cattle grid with this track leading down to Woodparks (one has to go further than the satnav says)
 

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