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7.95 acres, Addiscott, South Tawton, Okehampton, EX20, Devon
Under Offer - Guide Price £795,000

  • Non listed, traditional stone built four bedroom farmhouse
  • Picturesque courtyard of stone buildings offering potential for alternative uses (subject to planning)
  • Further modern farm building
  • Productive, level and gently sloping pasture
  • In all about 7.95 acres

Charming, versatile Dartmoor farm full of opportunity


Addiscott Farm is situated in the tiny hamlet of Addiscott, which has its own listed granite cross known as Addiscott Cross. The farm is located on the northern side of Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its dramatic scenery, granite tors and extensive moorland, well suited to walking, cycling and horse riding. The farm lies in a totally unspoilt, peaceful part of Devon yet just two miles west of the Whiddon Down junction on the A30(T) providing convenient links to Exeter and the M5 northbound and Cornwall southbound. South Zeal, a charming village within the National Park, is located 1 mile away offering a village shop, primary school, a pub and a church. A full complement of amenities including supermarkets, retail facilities and schools can be found in Okehampton (6 miles) and the Cathedral City of Exeter (16 miles).

Exeter has a mainline train station with a regular service to London (fast train just over two hours) as well as an International Airport.


Lot 1 - Addiscott Farm is a highly attractive, charming farm with huge potential. The pretty south facing farmhouse under a slate roof dates back to the 1900’s however sources suggest the original property has medieval history dating back to the mid-late 12th century. Internally the farmhouse is in need of updating however it is well laid out with plenty of natural light and provides a blank canvas to create a exceptional living
environment and family home in a protected setting. On the rear side of the farmhouse is a unique, picturesque courtyard of traditional buildings which lend themselves to a wide variety of uses. The farm is surrounded by a ring fence of just under 7.95 acres, offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion

The non-listed, south facing farmhouse offers spacious accommodation throughout extending to just under 2,000 sq ft of living space. An attractive, gravelled path leads to the porch, through to the generous entrance hall with a doorway right to a large, south facing dining room and to the left, through to the sitting/reception room, beyond which is the kitchen. There is also another good sized room which could be well suited to a utility/office or even a downstairs bedroom if required.

A wide staircase leads to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms with an inner landing area, a family bathroom and separate WC.

The farmhouse has interesting, sheltered south facing gardens incorporating an orchard which are protected by mature hedges, trees, bushes and stone walls. To the rear of the property is an adjoining lean to/rear covered porch as well as a workshop which provides significant scope to incorporate into the farmhouse (STP). Beyond the covered area is a picturesque courtyard of traditional stone outbuildings of granite stone construction under slate roofs.

The buildings have been maintained to a high standard and in recent years, used predominantly for agriculture with the upper levels formerly used as haylofts and storage purposes. The majority of the buildings are two storey. On the northern side of the courtyard, there is a traditional threshing barn off which is a octagonal barn known as the ‘Horse Engine House’ which is such a unique feature of the property and rarely seen nowadays.

On the western side of the farmstead is a useful, concrete and timber framed modern agricultural building (17.92m x 16.52m) which could be adapted to cater for a variety of uses. Lot 1 extends to 7.95 acres in total.

Acreage: 7.95 Acres


From Whiddon Down services, off the A30, head west following signs for South Zeal/Sticklepath. Follow the road for half a mile and at the roundabout, take the second exit towards South Zeal/Sticklepath/South Tawton. Continue for approximately 1.3 miles and turn right, signed Addiscott. Follow the road for approximately 0.2 miles and the farm is located on the left hand side, just beyond Addiscott Cross.

EX20 2RE



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