Guide Price £535,000
3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Bideford, Devon
Guide Price £535,000
- Detached converted stone barn
- large outbuildings inc. stabling
- Elevated rural location
- Total of 1.8 acres *TBV)
- 3 beds/3 recs/2 bathrooms
- Scope inc. ground floor annexe
- Immaculately presented
- Beach riding at Westwood Ho!
COUNTRY & COASTAL! An immaculate detached barn conversion set in 1.8 acres (*TBV) with outbuildings and stabling in a small hamlet with views of surrounding countryside and situated just 20 minutes drive of the famous surfing/sailing destination of Westwood Ho! with its 2 mile long beach known as The Golden Bay where you can ride out directly onto the sands. This beautifully presented property has been recently renovated and improved by the current owners and offers 3 double bedroom accommodation with one bedroom on the ground floor offering options for an integral annexe. Features include: Engineered oak flooring throughout, large fireplace with an electric woodburner effect fire in the sitting room, Bi-Fold doors out to a patio from the dining room and glorious bright and airy kitchen/breakfast room creating the heart of the interior. This lovely equestrian and country home is located along a lane near to the popular village of Buckland Brewer with local shop, primary school, village inn and church. A private entrance drive leads into a generous parking area (ample space for horsebox) and in turn leads to a the range of farm buildings which include: three large barns, stabling for 3 horses plus tack room and feed area and former milking Parlour. The adjoining level pastureland is divided into two paddocks with space to include a riding arena (subject to permissions). For local riding out lane access can be gained to bridleways at Balkworth and Buckland Brewer.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
The property is situated approximately 7 miles away from the historic and picturesque North Devon fishing village of Clovelly famous for its steeply cobbled streets, quaint cottages and well known harbour inn and having no vehicular traffic just donkeys and sledges. The nearest sandy surfing beach is at Westward Ho! Around 11 miles (which allows horse riding all year round) and which adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club - reputed to be the oldest links golf course in England. There is also access to the Southwest coastal footpath, which affords excellent walks with stunning views of the rugged north Devon coastline. The property is also conveniently situated five miles or less from the villages of Woolsery, Parkham, Buckland Brewer and Stibbs Cross, with the latter giving good access to the market towns of Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Torrington. Despite being located rurally a short 15-minute drive to the A39 gives you access to all of the Atlantic coast and beaches also easy access to the three towns of Bideford 12 miles, Holsworthy 13 miles and Bude 22 miles, all of which offer an excellent range of amenities including banks, butchers, bakers, places of worship, pubs and restaurants, various shops, schooling for all ages (public and private) and supermarkets. The regional centre of north Devon, Barnstaple, is approximately 22 miles distant and offers all the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues.
ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plan
LIVING ROOM: Beautifully presented room with engineered Oak flooring and large feature fireplace with an electric wood burner effect fire.
DINING ROOM : Adjacent to the Kitchen provides access through to the walled front Garden where there is a lawn area and patio perfect for al fresco dining on summer evenings.
CONSERVATORY/ SUN LOUNGE: Double doors from Living Room lead through to the Sun-Lounge (added in 2016).
KITCHEN & BREAKFAST BAR: Assorted base level and eye-level units providing a great deal of storage space. The Kitchen also features a large electric double oven range with five ring hob, and integrated fridge, freezer, and dishwasher.
BEDROOM 3 WITH EN-SUITE BATHROOM: A generous sized double bedroom with built in storage cupboards and large en-suite BATHROOM.
UTILITY ROOM . (N.B. Scope to adapt the ensuite bedroom and this room for use as an integral ground floor annexe).
Staircase to the first floor with a large storage cupboard under.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Of modern design (installed in 2016) Four piece suite finished to a high standard. Large bath, separate shower cubicle with a traditional shower head and a rainfall shower head, and WC.
BEDROOM 1: Spacious double room with roof window.
BEDROOM 2: Spacious double room with roof window.
FARM OUTBUILDINGS & STABLING
THE OLD MILKING SHED: 36'4 x 14'3 brick and block built with concrete floor. Attached feed room 7'10 x 8'5 .
BARN 1: Split into two. Front half 24'4 x 44'9 . Open fronted with open floor, timber framed. Second half 29'6 x 44'9 with part concrete flooring, closed on all sides with large farm gate.
BARN 2: 44'7 x 18'4 , open fronted/power/open floor.
STABLE BLOCK: Adjacent to barn 2, of rendered concrete with concrete floor and 3 block built internal loose boxes each approx. 10' x 14'2 Further TACK ROOM 14' 9 x 7' and FEED ROOM also 7' 5 x 14' 5 . Further open storage space for tack/rugs etc.
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole sits in approx. 1.8 acres (*TBV). This includes the buildings, the property, drive etc. 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.
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Torridge Local Authority
SERVICES: Mains Electricity and Water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system.
TAX BAND: D
EPC RATING: E
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
Equus Country & Equestrian, South West
T: DEVON 01392 790331
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.
From Bideford Quay: Proceed toward Torrington on the A386 passing Bideford Old Bridge on the left keeping the river on your left. After 1.4 miles, just before the Landcross bridge, take the right turn signed to Littleham, Buckland Brewer, Parkham, Bradworthy . Follow this road for 8 miles until you reach the Powlers Piece crossroads, turning left and continuing for 1.9 miles before turning right signed Putford opposite the property Collingsdown . The property can then be found on the left hand side a short way down the single lane (N.B. It is NOT 'The Beeches' which comes first from this direction).
Tel: 01892 829014