Delightful mini estate with superb farmhouse, outbuildings & land, totalling 46.55 Acres. Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receptions, boot room, boiler room, master en suite with dressing room, 3 further bedrooms & 3 bathrooms (2 en suite). Renovated & extended. Detached farm office building with store, kitchen and shower room. Thatched hay barn & stabling. Detached garage block. Gardens. Pasture Land. 46.55 Acres. EPC Band D.
Higher Northwood is situated just outside the small, unspoilt village of Inwardleigh and is surrounded by farmland with views across surrounding countryside. The market town of Okehampton is easily accessible with an excellent range of shops and services, three supermarkets including a Waitrose. The town has schooling from infant to sixth form level, a modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway, providing a link west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and University City of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections. The Dartmoor National Park is accessible at Okehampton with hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery, ideal for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. In addition, the north and south coasts of Devon, with some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery, are within easy reach. The area is well known for its leisure and sporting opportunities with fishing on the Taw and Torridge, excellent opportunities for riding and the Tarka Trail offers walking, cycling and horse riding.DESCRIPTION
Higher Northwood Farm comprises a period detached character farmhouse, which has been refurbished, modernised and extended into an adjoining barn, within recent years. The property offers exceptionally spacious accommodation which has been refurbished to a particularly high standard. There are oak window frames and internal doors and the property benefits from oil fired central heating. There is a Boot Room/Entrance Lobby with slate floor. Reception Hall with tumbled marble tiled floor and stairs to first floor. Large Cloakroom. Spacious Living Room with triple aspect windows, massive natural granite fireplace with wood burning stove and an engineered oak floor. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has a large inglenook fireplace with Aga oil fired cooking range with bolt-on oven with ceramic hot plates. Extensive range of timber painted units and wall cabinets. Inset Belfast sink. Utility Room with slate floor, single drainer sink, space and plumbing for appliances and built-in store cupboards. Adjoining Office/Study. Dining Room with stone fireplace with oak mantle and an oak floor. From the reception hall a turned staircase with oak balustrade to first floor landing. Master Suite having a lobby area, the main bedroom being exceptionally spacious with a vaulted ceiling with exposed A-framed timbering and French doors to a decked Balcony with fine views over the propertys own land and surrounding countryside. En Suite Bathroom with roll top bath with mixer shower tap, twin washbasins and low level WC. Tiled shower and limestone tiled floor. Dressing Room with access to roof space. Inner landing with exposed timbering and built-in linen cupboard. Bedroom 2 with windows overlooking gardens, built-in airing cupboard. Bedroom 3 has a window overlooking the gardens. En Suite Shower Room with tiled shower cubicle, pedestal washbasin, low level WC. Bedroom 4 with double aspect windows. Bathroom having panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal washbasin and low level WC.OUTSIDE
The property is approached from the lane via high timber gates with entry phone and remote operation from the house. The gravelled driveway sweeps down to the property providing a high degree of peace and seclusion. Accessed externally is a boiler house with Grant oil central heating boiler and bore hole water treatment system.Outbuildings
Detached Farm Office having been converted from a former barn and incorporating an entrance lobby and shower room with kitchenette, store room and a main room/farm office with vaulted ceiling and glazed patio doors to front with glazed screen above. This building has a separate central heating system and offers scope for conversion to an annexe or holiday cottage, subject to necessary consent. Detached thatched Barn incorporating tack room, hay store and further store with a large first floor room with a vaulted ceiling and oak floors, with potential for conversion to studio/annexe, subject to necessary consent. This barn again has a separate oil fired central heating system and adjoining is a Stable Block having 3 Stables with drinkers and adjoining Garage with electrically operated door. Stable Yard area with adjacent wash room, detached modern Steel Sectional Barn 50' x 46' with concrete floor, power, light and water connected. Internal WC. This barn is on two internal levels with roller doors to each aspect, allowing access for farm vehicles, lorries etc. The barn has separate access from the driveway to its own yard/working area.
Immediately to the rear of the house a large gravelled driveway/parking area with space for a number of vehicles, access to the fields and access to the outbuildings. Detached Timber Barn incorporating Garage 1 19'3'' x 12' with timber doors and internal staircase to first floor. Garage 2 19'3'' x 12' with timber doors and a large open fronted Garage/Store 19'8'' x 10'5''. Above the garages is a first floor level with restricted headroom and offering immense scope for the creation of hobbies room/office or indeed offering accessible storage. Immediately to the front of the house a paved patio runs the full length of the property with steps up to the large front garden, laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds and borders and being bordered by hedge and mature trees.The Land
Accessed from the driveway and from the buildings, the land is level or gently sloping, laid to pasture and divided into two main blocks which are joined by a delightful wooden bridge over a stream. The lower block of land is extensively bordered by the stream and all fields have mains water connected with automatic drinkers. Just below the house and buildings a delightful pond has been created, which is a natural haven for wildlife and the land ideally lends itself to equestrian use or indeed is ideal for general stock grazing. The property totals approximately 46.55 Acres.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton town centre at the main traffic lights turn between Lloyds Bank (on your left) and the town hall, as if for Torrington. After approximately 11/2 miles turn right onto the A386 towards Hatherleigh. Continue through the village of Folly Gate, proceeding out of the village passing the Jacobstowe/Crediton turning on the right hand side, before taking the next left, signposted Inwardleigh. Proceed into the village and at the T-junction bear right, following the road out of the village signposted Northwood and Norleigh. Proceed for approximately 1/2 mile, whereupon the entrance driveway and gates to Higher Northwood will be found upon the right hand side.SERVICES
Mains electricity. Private water supply. Private drainage.