Upottery, Honiton, EX14

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An outstanding ring fenced agricultural smallholding centred upon a detached Grade II Listed thatched farmhouse, an extensive range of farm buildings together with adjoining pasture / arable land. In all about 15.70 acres.

Crinhayes Farm comes to the market for the first time in two generations and now provides an excellent opportunity to acquire a versatile agricultural small holding situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills.

Following the sale of the dairy herd in 2011 the farm has been run a livestock holding and the extensive range of buildings together with the accessible location may also make it ideally suited to a variety of other commercial uses, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The property is centred upon a detached Grade II Listed thatched farmhouse affording versatile family accommodation over two floors. The excellent combination of a farmhouse, range of modern style farm buildings with extensive areas of concrete and hard standing in addition to versatile level land, makes an appealing property package.

Crinhayes Farm extends in total to about 15.70 Acres (6.35 Ha) and is offered for sale as a whole.

Crinhayes Farm occupies an accessible position and is contained within a ring fence. The property lies within the favoured Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a predominantly agricultural landscape primarily comprising pasture and arable land, interspersed with areas of woodland and is widely regarded as some of the most attractive countryside in the county.

The property is located approximately 2.3 miles by road to the west of the village of Yarcombe and 2.3 miles north east of Upottery whilst the larger town of Honiton lies approximately 6.7 miles to the south west. Upottery is a small traditional Devon village with a thriving community spirit and home to a range of local amenities and services including, Primary School, Pubic House, Village Hall, Church and sports field.

Honiton provides an excellent range of everyday shopping, educational and recreational facilities and with main line rail connections to London Waterloo. Access to the M5 motorway is also available at Taunton (J25) and Exeter (J29).

Taunton lies approximately 11.5 miles to the north and Exeter 24 miles to the south west, with both affording a full range of facilities befitting those of a county town and major regional centre.

The property is approached over a private driveway, which leads to the house and range of farm buildings and providing ample parking for a number of vehicles. Gardens lie to the north and south of the house being mainly down to lawns together with cultivated vegetable patches and fruit trees.

The Farm Buildings

Situated to the west of the dwelling, these comprise a range of modern construction around extensive areas of concrete and hard standing which may be further described as follows:-

8 bay steel framed building used mainly as corn store (120' x 30')

4 Bay stock shed (60' x 30') with further lean-to (45' x 20')

Cubicle shed (75' x 45'), Straw shed (75 x 30'), Cubicle shed / covered yard (75' x 30') and two open silage pits .

Former dairy buildings including parlour, bulk tank room and other general storage buildings.

The Land

The land is level with one field down to grass and the other being sown to barley. The enclosures are of a convenient size being well fenced and watered.

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Honiton

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