Offers in excess of £875,000

Tongue End, Okehampton

12.0 Acres

Managed by our Okehampton office

About the property

  • 6 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • 3 Bedroom Barn Conversion
  • Pasture and Stables
  • Agricultural Barns
  • In Excess of 12 Acres
  • Delightful Views
  • Income Potential
  • EPC Band E (Main House) F (The Shippon)
  • Freehold
  • Council Tax Band E (Main House) C (The Shippon)
The property is situated approximately 2 miles from Okehampton and just within the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. The town itself offers an excellent range of shops and services, Okehampton railway station, three supermarkets including a Waitrose, leisure centre and schooling from infant to sixth form level. The cathedral and university of Exeter is easily accessible via the A30 with its major shopping centre, international air and M5 motorway connections. The villages of Sticklepath and South Zeal are within a short drive offering pubs, village shops and a primary school.

A substantial six bedroom, three reception room detached farmhouse with separate three bedroom barn conversion, known as The Shippon, suitable for permanent living or income potential. The house is well located, being within easy access of Dartmoor, the A30 and Okehampton town. This attractive smallholding sits within its own extensive gardens and land, which extend to in excess of 12 acres, comprising areas of pasture, nature ponds, woodland and formal gardens. There are a number of useful barns and outbuildings, together with a stable block. From the house and gardens there are some delightful views down the valley overlooking the gardens and grounds to the countryside beyond.

Main House: Accommodation via front entrance door to ENTRANCE PORCH: panelling to half wall and fitted bench seats, stain glass windows to side, tiled floor, decorative glazed door and side panels to ENTRANCE HALL: tiled floor, staircase to first floor, doors to, UTILITY ROOM/WC: dual aspect windows. 'Grant' oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing and space for washing machine, vanity wash basin, WC, storage cupboard. SITTING ROOM: bay windows and glazed door to garden with views over the gardens and land, exposed stone walls.

DINING ROOM: bay window to rear with views over garden and fields, door to KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Kitchen Area: range of wall and base cupboards with worksurfaces over, fitted breakfast bar and double inset sink and drainer, tiled floor, integral dishwasher and window to front aspect. Feature granite fireplace with oil fired Aga providing hot water and central heating. Breakfast Area: window to rear with window seat, beamed ceiling, door to secondary staircase. STUDY: attractive wood panelling to walls, window to rear, door to REAR HALL: under stairs storage cupboard, cloaks cupboard, tiled floor, door to rear.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: decorative stained glass window to rear, range of fitted cupboards, doors to, BEDROOM 1: bay window to front with superb views, fitted wardrobe cupboards to one wall, door to EN SUITE: vanity wash basin, WC, bidet, opaque window to side, corner shower cubicle with jet sprays. BEDROOM 2: Window to rear with views. BEDROOM 3: fitted wardrobe cupboard, ornate cast iron fireplace, window to rear, BEDROOM 4: window to rear aspect with rural views. BEDROOM 5: window to rear aspect with rural views. BEDROOM 6: Window to side aspect overlooking drive. BATHROOM: panelled bath with mixer shower attachment and screen door, vanity wash basin, WC, opaque window to rear, corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower.

Situation across the driveway and separate from the Main House.
THE SHIPPON comprises: Front entrance door to KITCHEN: range of wall and base cupboards with worksurfaces over and inset sink and drainer, window to side aspect, space for electric cooker, plumbing and space for washing machine and upright fridge freezer, under stair cupboard, arch to BREAKFAST ROOM: window to rear, oil fired central heating boiler. SITTING/DINING ROOM: Dual aspect windows and French doors to rear courtyard. Fireplace with tiled hearth, door with staircase to FIRST FLOOR LANDING: airing cupboard with linen shelving, window to rear, access to loft space, doors to, BEDROOM 1: vanity wash hand basin, fitted wardrobe cupboards, window to side. BEDROOM 2: window to rear, vanity wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mixer shower. Bedroom 3: window to rear. OUTSIDE: to the rear is a small enclosed courtyard with door opening to the carport.

The property is approached from the road via a five bar gate opening to a tarmac and brick paved drive flanked by an area of garden and opening to the rear of the main house and Shippon. There is an ample parking and turning area and GARAGE: with parking for two vehicles, with door to the Shippon courtyard and further door to the WORKSHOP, with light and power connected. Attached GARDENER'S WC. The main formal gardens lie to the rear and consist of an extensive paved terrace to the rear offering attractive views over the land, below is an extensive area of lawn with granite stone features and flower and shrub borders. Adjoining an enclosed area houses three timber SHEDS suitable for storage/workshop etc. Adjacent is a large GREENHOUSE, whilst below set on a concrete apron is a STABLE BLOCK: consisting of three loose boxes and a tackroom to the rear. Opposite is a general purpose three bay AGRICULTURAL BARN of block and timber construction with concrete yard in front. A five bar gate opens to the field below, with an enclosed area of copse to the side offering a variety of different trees. The land then slopes down away from the house where there are a series of 5 spring-fed wildlife ponds, which feed into a stream, flanked my mature trees and a a small wooded area. Set above here with a connecting five bar gate is a large pasture field suitable for grazing offering some lovely views, a five bar gate then opens to the top field, again suitable for grazing with a gate back to the upper driveway. Accessed from the road with a five bar gate opening to a concrete drive and parking area leading to the open fronted MACHINERY STORE: of block and timber construction with internal CLOAKROOM: with WC, OFFICE: with window to front and WORKSHOP with light and power connected.

Mains electricity, water and private drainage. Oil fired central heating to both properties. 5Kw wind turbine.

From Okehampton proceed out of the town in an easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Do not join the A30 dual carriageway but proceed over the flyover passing the BP Garage on the left and at Tongue End Cross continue straight ahead for a short distance, whereupon the property will be found upon the left hand side.

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