A beautifully presented period character property originally dating back to the 17th Century. Situated within grounds of approximately 8 acres with stabling, open barn and pond. Livery potential. EPC E. Read more
A beautifully presented period character property originally dating back to the 17th Century. Situated within grounds of approximately 8 acres with stabling, open barn and pond. Livery potential. EPC E.
Tucked away in a private location yet only a short distance from the local village, this fabulous 3 bedroom detached period cottage set in 8 acres with 3 stables, tack room, open barn and pond offers country living in abundance.
Originally dating back to the 17th Century, the property has been extended over the years to create a fabulous home with the potential for business. The stabling could easily convert for the perfect live/ work lifestyle.
This well arranged accommodation enters into a spacious hallway via a stable door, with wooden flooring and exposed brickwork. The utility room offers an additional access, perfect when coming in from the paddock, having single bowl sink, ample storage and space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.
There are three good sized individual reception rooms. The lounge with beam ceilings and picture window complement the inglenook fireplace with wooden lintel and multi-fuel stove. Off the sitting room, the snug is a cosy space with French doors leading onto the garden, electric fireplace and alcove storage.
The well equipped kitchen features matching modern base and wall units with inset stainless steel single bowl sink with drainer, integrated fridge, freestanding electric double oven, hob and extractor. Steps lead up to the dining room which is a newer addition having vaulted ceiling with beam.
The garden room is light and airy, with views over the garden and paddock beyond. Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom accessed off the hallway.
To the first floor, the generous master bedroom offers built in wardrobes and cloakroom with w.c. and wash hand basin. In addition there are two further double bedrooms, all with far reaching countryside views and built in wardrobes. The family bathroom consists of four piece white suite with bath, separate double shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash hand basin. Additional storage is found off the landing with shelving and also houses the combi boiler.
The approach to the property via a private gravelled driveway is extremely pretty, lined with mature trees and shrubs. The west facing cottage overlooks the established lawns with blossom pillars. The pond is a fabulous feature with rockery and seating area to the south west corner. A small bridge leads to the orchard consisting of mainly apple trees. There are also 4 raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse in situ. The driveway continues around the property to the open barn (29' x 41'2 (8.84m x 12.55m)) which has ample storage space. The adjacent stable block has power and water connected, with sensor lighting. The tack room (11'4 x 5'8 (3.45m x 1.73m)) is fully insulated along with the three stables (11'4 x 11'7 (3.45m x 3.53m)). The garden store (17'7 x 11'7 (5.36m x 3.53m)) to the end is a great secure space.
The paddock is accessible via a number of gates, being ring fenced and of good equestrian pasture. There is ample potential for the horse enthusiast to create a mnage to the top section of the paddock. The grounds measure approximately 8 acres in total.
The private garden to the rear of the cottage, has patio area directly off the garden room. A perfect space for alfresco dining. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn, with a range of mature shrubs and flowers. There is a summerhouse to the top of the garden, which has power and water connected if the new owners wanted to accommodate a hot tub.
Open Barn29' x 41'2" (8.84m x 12.55m).
Tack Room11'4" x 5'8" (3.45m x 1.73m).
Stable11'4" x 11'7" (3.45m x 3.53m).
Garden Store17'7" x 11'7" (5.36m x 3.53m).
From Torrington take the B3227 to Stibb Cross and at the cross roads proceed straight ahead toward Black Torrington.Before reaching Shebbear village take the left fork signposted Black Torrington, continue along this road, over the bridge and take the next left after the green garage. Take the next right through pillars with a Gorford nameplate and the property will be directly in front.
From Okehampton take the Market Street exit following the sign to Hatherleigh. Follow for approximately 1.5 miles. Upon reaching the A386, turn right following for approximately 6 miles, where there will be a roundabout in the village of Hatherleigh. Take the first left on the A3072 signposted Highampton / Holsworthy and follow for 4 miles through Highampton. At Windmilland Cross, turn right signposted to Black Torrington, and follow through the village and out the other side following East Street. Take the right turn just before the green garage and the following right through pillars with a Gorford nameplate and the property will be directly in front.