3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Sigford, Devon

  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 36940_14538491

Key Features

  • SOLD Detached property in 3.82 acres (TBV)
  • Rural location
  • Good riding out/close to Dartmoor
  • Stables/hay store


SOLD - An idyllic rural retreat for the family, dogs and horses! A detached 4 bedroom property set in 3.82 acres (*TBV) offering a chance to get away from it all either as a permanent country/equestrian home or smallholding with options to become self-sufficient or as a holiday home investment. The property is set in a beautiful location at the end of a private track in a secluded position with direct access onto Dartmoor National Park offering miles of riding out/country walks yet is also within easy reach of village amenities and road commuting via the A38/A380 (2 miles) and rail links to Exeter, Bristol and Paddington London. The house itself offers flexible living and extends to around 1800sqft and for those seeking a project the accommodation offers great scope to extend (subject to permissions). There is ample parking for several vehicles/horsebox with timber shed to one side housing the private water treatment plant. The current equestrian facilities include: large stable yard with 4 loose boxes, lockable tack room with sink and hay/feed store/covered horsebox storage. The land is currently laid out as one paddock of 2.1 acres plus around 1 acre of delightful bluebell woods with a variety of broad leaf and coniferous trees. The balance of the grounds are secluded with the garden mainly located to the rear with large paved patio making the most of the views. A further raised timber decked area, set to the far end of the grounds is ideal for al-fresco dining. NO CHAIN.


The property is situated on the south east corner of Dartmoor National Park near to the delightful rural hamlet of Sigford yet only 2 miles from the A38 Devon Expressway. The immediate surrounding area abounds in many lovely walks and rides, with the open Moor at Pinchaford Bowl and Haytor Down less than two miles distance. The nearby village of Ilsington provides a community-run shop and a busy public house and the popular Dartmoor towns of Bovey Tracey and Ashburton have a fine array of individual shops, delicatessens, galleries, professional services and antique shops. Several highly-regarded primary and secondary schools, both public and private, can be found in the area. The A38 makes commuting to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter easy, the latter having an international airport with many scheduled flights. Mainline rail stations with direct links to London Paddington can be found in the bustling towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes.


The stable yard has good road access off the shared private driveway. Timber L-shaped stable block with adjoining feed room/hay storage with a private water supply. Providing 4 loose boxes, lockable tack room with sink and separate food store with WC. There is an overhang with good concrete yard area. The adjoining hay store could be used to cover a horse box. Two holding tanks for water supply which is fed from the main house supply.

ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan

An entrance door leads into the front hallway and a further side door leads into the single garage (N.B. There is good potential to incorporate the garage into the main house if required). From the hallway access is gained to a ground floor cloakroom. Study, Sitting room (wood burning stove and patio doors out to gardens), bedroom 4 (double doors leading out to gardens). Large storage cupboard with door into further storage area underneath the house where the LPG fired boiler is located.
Stairs rise to a half landing with kitchen/breakfast room which enjoys stunning views of the gardens,woodland, paddock and stable yard (range of Shaker style wall and base units , Bosch single oven with hob & extractor, LPG Aga, space/plumbing for dishwasher & fridge/freezer, kitchen pantry). A timber stable door leads to a utility room with base units and sink (space / plumbing for washing machine & tumble drier), doors out to the gardens to the front and rear.
Stairs rise to the first floor. Family bathroom with bath and shower over. Bedroom 1 with double aspect views over paddock and stable area, large wardrobe with storage over & Wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 :Double size room with wash hand basin and window overlooking the paddock. Door to eaves storage where the hot water tank is located. Bedroom 3 with built in wardrobe and eaves storage. Views to the side and front.


Pastureland - To the rear of the stable yard is a sloping paddock of around 2.1 acres (*TBV)
Woodland - Accessed from a gateway in the top end of the garden or from paths leading from the drive, there is a beautiful block of deciduous woodland amounting to around 1 acre which is carpeted with bluebells in the spring. N.B. With good management the woodland area would enable the buyer to be self sufficient with logs The land in all extends to 3.82 acres.
The acreage stated at the property is *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. Where available a Title Plan from Land registry will have been acquired showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements at their own cost by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.


TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail: info@teignbridge.gov.uk.
SERVICES: Private drainage. Mains electricity. Private water treatment plant which is inspected periodically at the owners' cost and has recently been upgraded. LPG central heating/water/gas hob and AGA. Additional Immersion for hot water. Hive heating system.


We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org


All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent and are conducted by an Equus representative. It is therefore not possible to do short notice viewings.
Equus Country & Equestrian, South West
T: 01392 790331
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
DISCLAIMER: All prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

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Reference: 36940_14538491

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