This home with income property presents a rare combination of a beautiful period home with established holiday letting income from two improved and well presented holiday cottages, attractive gardens, outbuildings and land. The whole offers a wide range of opportunities from livestock rearing to crop production or just the self-sufficient good life. The land is well managed and fenced into workable paddocks with two field shelters. A modern barn/workshop offers further opportunities for hobbies and storage. Further potential exists within the property for expansion of the holiday business through glamping, camping or indeed shepherds huts, subject to the necessary consents.Situation
The property is situated just outside the popular village of Beaford. The village itself offers a thriving community and benefits from a good range of amenities including period inn, church, cricket ground, tennis court, primary school and village hall. The historic market town of Great Torrington is approximately 6 miles away and benefits from an excellent range of amenities including a golf course, swimming pool and the renowned Plough Arts
Centre, which combines theatre and cinema with an art gallery. A range of shops including a fruit and vegetable shop, pet store, butchers, pubs, restaurants and M&S food store. There are primary and secondary schools within easy driving distance. In addition to this is the Tarka Trail, a walking/cycling path which runs for many miles along a disused railway line. There is also RHS Rosemoor Gardens and a nine-hole golf course. The
regional centre of Barnstaple offers all the main businesses, shopping and commercial venues, restaurants, primary and secondary schools. The area has a good range of transport opportunities which include the North Devon Link Road at Barnstaple that provides easy access to the M5 motorway network, the
motorway network beyond and Tiverton Parkway railway station. A branch line operates from Barnstaple to Exeter (mainline trains operate from Exeter and Tiverton Parkway).
North Devon is renowned for its rugged coastline with spectacular cliffs, coves and beaches as well as areas of dramatic moorland, river valleys and rolling countryside via the South West coastal footpath. Further afield, Exmoor National Park is located to the North of Barnstaple and Dartmoor National Park to the South.The Farmhouse
This attractive period house is set well back from the road enjoying good privacy with no near neighbours. The well laid out accommodation is well maintained and presented and in brief comprises, hall with slate tiled floor, sitting room with sash windows to front and wood burning stove. Beyond this is a sun lounge/dining room with outlook to the rear. The kitchen/dining room is well fitted with modern units with a range of base and wall-mounted
cupboards, oil-fired Aga, electric oven and ceramic hob over, full height fridge, dishwasher and windows with outlook to the front and rear. A rear lobby has a sink unit, base and wall-mounted cupboards and separate door to the utility. This has base and wall-mounted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, boot and storage space, adjoining cloakroom with low level WC. On the first floor is a landing with study space, and 3 bedrooms. A modern bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, panelled bath with mixer taps, separate large walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled surrounds.The Holiday Cottages
This pair of semi-detached cottages have been converted from a former barn and have been improved in recent years and are well presented. They comprise:
Cottage 1: Sleeps 4
Cottage 2: Sleeps 4
Parking and individual gardens are provided for both cottages. For more information the sellers have an excellent website . Basic accounts can be provided for bona fide potential purchasers after a viewing.
The sellers have successfully managed their business on direct bookings only, avoiding costly agents fees and improving profitability. They have also fostered an active social media following, with over 1600 Facebook followers.Gardens, Outbuildings and Land
A wide entrance leads from the road and sweeps around the front of the house with parking space and leads around the side onto a well-prepared concrete driveway leading past the house, gardens and paddock, around to the rear providing a large turning and parking space for numerous vehicles including guests' parking. Gardens surround the cottages and offer opportunities for outside dining space with lawns with delightful views of the adjoining countryside. Separate side gardens provide lawns and a paved patio for the house, within this area is the chicken enclosure and polytunnel. Beyond the
driveway is a small enclosed paddock with duck enclosure and further animal shelter with light and water connected. Beyond this the driveway extends into a further gravelled parking area and the workshop/store, a modern steel-framed building measuring 60' by 20' with concrete floor, power and light connected. Beyond this the remaining land is split into well-fenced pasture paddocks and a further field shelter.Services
Mains electricity, water and private drainage. Oil fired heating.Outgoings
Farmhouse Council tax band E
Cottages Rateable value £2800 (currently 100% relief applies)Local Authority
Torridge District Council www.torridge.gov.ukDirections
From Great Torrington proceed towards Exeter on the A3124. Continue along this road until you enter the village of Beaford itself. Proceed through the village passing the garage on your right-hand side. Continue along this road for a short distance heading out of the village for approximately a mile and the property will be situated on the left-hand side.Viewings
Strictly by appointment through Stags Holiday Complex department on 01392 680058Disclaimer
There particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.