Kentisbeare, Devon
£1,750,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 7
An exceptional property and business opportunity with potential for further development. A 5 bedroom house, with a stunning 6 bedroom holiday property, 2 bedroom annexe barn, 1 bedroom annexe and a 2 storey office barn/business use. Superb gardens and grounds. Development potential. 5.36 acres in total. EPC Band D.

SITUATION

The property is located on the fringes of the well-regarded village of Kentisbeare, with a local shop/post office, The Wyndham Arms pub, a primary school, church and village clubs. This area in the Culm Valley, with its beautiful backdrop of the Blackdown Hills, is a very popular part of the countryside with easy access to nearby towns.

Cullompton is the nearest town and is well located for access to the M5 (Junction 28) and the nearby Tiverton Parkway Station, providing direct rail and mainline links to London Paddington. The motorway provides convenient access either northwards to Taunton and beyond or to Exeter and the remainder of the southwest peninsula.

The university and cathedral city of Exeter provides an excellent range of amenities, with extensive shopping and recreational facilities. Exeter International Airport lies 2 miles east of the city.

Tiverton lies about eight miles distant and provides an extensive range of commercial, recreational and educational facilities, including the renowned Blundell s School.

DESCRIPTION

The property is extensive, with an abundance of accommodation, outbuildings and beautiful grounds. The original Grade II Listed 16th century farmhouse has been modernised over time to create a versatile family home, while the current owners have developed a range of the property s outbuildings. In particular, as part of the courtyard of barns there is a stunning 6 bedroom barn self-contained holiday let, while additionally on site there is a detached

2 bedroom annexe.

MADDOCKS FARM

THE FARMHOUSE

The accommodation is spacious and extensive. On the ground floor there are two reception rooms; a pleasant sitting room featuring an inglenook fireplace with a log burner and a dining room. The kitchen features a range of wall and base units with space for appliances, with plenty of space for a

table and chairs. There is a separate utility room, as well as a boot room and shower room.

On the first floor there are 5 double bedrooms all enjoying a pleasant outlook across the surrounding countryside. There is a family bathroom, as well as a multitude of storage cupboards and an airing cupboard.

To the rear of the main house is a 1 bedroom annexe. It has a separate access with a connecting door to the main house. It features a sitting room with a fireplace, an office and its own kitchen, while upstairs is 1 double bedroom and an en suite shower room.

THE HAYLOFT

The Hayloft is a stunning barn conversion, with vaulted ceilings throughout exposing the barns original wooden beams, with skylights creating superb light accommodation throughout. A central open plan kitchen/diner and sitting room which creates a wonderful light and spacious centre point with a wood burning stove as the focal point, acting as the hub of the accommodation with doors opening out onto its private garden. Further on the ground floor are 4 double bedrooms, with 3 en suites as well as a jack and jill bathroom. Throughout the ground floor is underfloor heating. On the first floor is a mezzanine sitting area with an outlook across the open plan living area, with a door leading to 2 more double bedrooms both with en suites. The principal bedroom features double doors leading onto a balcony, with views across the surrounding countryside, with a west facing aspect to enjoy the sun setting across the land.

Outside there is a separate area for parking from the main house, as well as a private lawn garden with a patio area. From the parking area is access to a games room, with doors onto a gravel garden within the courtyard of barns.

THE GRANARY

This detached barn has been converted into a pleasant 2 storey self-contained annexe. On the ground floor is an open plan kitchen/diner with a

sitting area with a wood burning stove and underfloor heating, while there is a separate utility room with a shower room.

On the first floor is a mezzanine double bedroom with vaulted ceilings, while a door leads to another double bedroom and another shower room.

The Granary enjoys a pleasant south facing garden, laid predominantly to lawn, as well as having private off road parking and access to a single garage.

WORK BARN/OFFICE

As part of the courtyard is the business premises over two floors. It has been tastefully designed to create a light working space, with vaulted ceilings

and a mezzanine office with a store room. It could be used as an office or suitable business premises. It also has potential for further residential or

holiday accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.

GARDENS & GROUNDS

Within the courtyard surrounded by the barns and the main house is parking for a multitude of vehicles as well as a car port and store.

The garden to the main dwelling is situated to the west of the property and is laid predominantly to lawn with a large patio. The garden is currently configured to accommodate a large variety of raised beds, currently inhabiting a vast variety of flowers, fruit and vegetables as well as 5 polytunnels, all in use as part of the current owner s existing business. To the south of the plot there are 2 ponds which are a haven for wildlife.

Across the lane from the property is an orchard, which is approximately an acre in size. It features Apple, Gage, Plum and Quince, while the current owners have kept bees in the orchard previously. There is access to the orchard from the road in two separate locations.

SERVICES

Mains electricity plus surplus from the PV panels, private drainage, private water. Oil fired central heating and Solar PV.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment through the agents.

DIRECTIONS

From J28 of the M5, take the A373 and proceed in an easterly direction out of Cullompton towards Honiton. After a mile and a half, turn right at Horn Cross and proceed along the country lane. The property will be found after about 0.25 miles and is the first property on the right hand side.

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