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19.5 acres, Ashwater, Devon
Sold - Guide Price £1,375,000

  • 5 Bedroom Country House
  • 5 Holiday Cottages
  • Well-presented
  • 19.5 Acres
  • Landscaped Gardens & Grounds
  • Grassland Paddocks
  • Amenity Woodland
  • Stocked Fishing Lake
  • Far Reaching Views
  • EPC: E41

The property is set in a quiet rural location approximately 2 miles from the popular village of Ashwater which offers local amenities including a primary school, general store/post office, parish hall, church and Methodist chapel and country pub.
The market town of Holsworthy is situated approximately 7 miles to the north west and provides a comprehensive range of domestic, commercial and leisure facilities including 18 hole golf course, medical centre, swimming pool and a wider variety of independent retailers and businesses surrounding the town’s square where a weekly market is held every Wednesday. The larger town of Launceston is approximately 11 miles to the south west and provides a good range of individual shops, supermarkets, restaurants, public houses, doctors, cottage hospital, veterinary surgery and both primary and secondary schools, including St Joseph’s independent school.
The port town of Bideford and the well-known Victorian coastal resort of Bude are within easy motoring distance, each offering a similar range of amenities. Set close to the Devon/Cornwall borders, the property is within easy reach of the A30 dual carriageway and the dramatic landscapes of Dartmoor National Park, Exmoor National Park and Bodmin Moor are all within easy travelling distance.

Road – The A30 from Broadwoodwidger provides easy access to Exeter and the M5.
Rail – Regular intercity services operate from Exeter to London.
Sea – Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air – Exeter International Airport provides daily flights to London City Airport and flights to the Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland and a number of continental destinations. Bristol International Airport offers flights to numerous European destinations. Newquay Airport offers flights to numerous destinations including London and the Isles of Scilly.

There are delightful beaches on the North Cornish coast including Widemouth Bay, Trebarwith, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay and Constantine Bay.
Horse riding & Walking – Horse riding is accessible via bridleways and country lanes in the area. The South West Coast Path also offers scenic walking and further walking and riding are available on Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor.
Golf – Golf courses can be found at Holsworthy, Launceston, Bude and St Mellion.

Quietly located in a rural location, the property boasts a substantial and well-presented 5 bedroom country house and 5 well-equipped holiday cottages, all set within 19.5 acres of lawned and landscaped gardens, grounds and paddocks with amenity woodland and a fishing lake. Far reaching countryside views.

The characterful and welcoming 5 bedroom traditional farmhouse offers spacious and versitile accommodation and has a wealth of period features, whilst embracing easy modern living with oak flooring in the living room, dining room and entrance hall and travertine flooring in the kitchen/breakfast room. The house benefits from oil fired central heating throughout and the majority of windows and doors are double-glazed.

The 5 cottages are traditional stone built barns converted to a high standard of finish and are arranged around a large central courtyard.


The Farmhouse
Entrance Hall: 4.76m x 2.30m (15’7 x 7’7)

Sitting Room/Study: 4.78m x 4.40m (15’8 x 14’5)

Drawing Room: 5.51m x 4.85m (18’1 x 15’11)

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 7.08m x 3.32m (23’3 x 10’11)

Living Room: 5.70m max x 5.0m (18’8 max x 16’5)

Dining Room: 5.88m x 3.20m (19’3 x 10’6)

Cloakroom: 1.98m x 1.44m (6’6 x 4’9)

Utility/Boot Room: 3.71m x 3.36m (12’2 x 11’0)

On the First Floor

Bedroom 2: 4.83m x 4.52m (15’10 x 14’10)

En-suite Bathroom: 1.95m x 1.69m (6’5 x 5’7)

Bedroom 3: 5.56m x 3.29m (18’3 x 10’10)

En-suite Shower Room: 3.21m x 2.16m (10’6 x 7’1)

Bedroom 1: 6.13m x 3.49m (20’1 x 11’5)

Walk-in Wardrobe: 1.84m x 1.14m (6’0 x 3’9)

En-suite Shower Room: 2.23m x 1.37m (7’4 x 4’6)

Family Bathroom: 3.30m x 3.23m (10’10 x 10’7)

Bedroom 4: 4.41m x 3.67m (14’6 x 12’0)

Built-in Wardrobe: 1.32m x 0.96m (4’4 x 3’2)

Bedroom 5: 6.35m x 3.30m (20’10 x 10’10)

Attached Store Room/Double Garage: 5.58m x 4.97m (18’4 x 16’4)

Gardens & Grounds
A tarmacadam entrance drive opens out into a large parking area at the front of the house and barns with a central rockery island leading onto the lawned gardens interspersed with shrubs, trees and flowerbeds stocked with a variety of flowering and evergreen shrubs. At the front of the house a paved patio provides an ideal opportunity for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the far reaching views over the land, lake and surrounding countryside beyond. A separate and enclosed lawned garden provides a play and picnic area for the guests.


Poacher’s Lodge

Entrance Lobby: 2.46m x 1.20m (8’1 x 3’11)

Sitting/Dining Room: 5.74m x 3.52m (18’10 x 11’7)

Bedroom: 4.40m x 2.93m (14’5 x 9’7)
A double room.

Kitchen: 2.75m x 2.35m (9’0 x 7’9)

Bathroom: 3.02m x 2.34m (9’11 x 7’8)

Fisherman’s Cottage

Entrance Hall: 3.76m x 1.28m (12’4 x 4’2)

Kitchen/Breakfast Rm: 4.46m x 3.03m (14’8 x 9’11)

Bathroom: 3.03m x 1.95m max (9’11 x 6’5 max)

Understair Cupboard: 1.90m x 1.65m (6’5 x 5’5)

Sitting/Dining Room: 6.75m x 4.37m (22’2 x 14’4)

On the First Floor

Landing: 2.86m x 2.38m (9’5 x 7’10)

Bedroom 1: 6.06m max x 4.72m (19’11 max x 15’6)
A double room.

En-suite Shower Room: 2.08m x 2.03m (6’10 x 6’8)

Bedroom 2: 5.48m x 2.30m (18’0 x 7’7)
A twin room.

Bedroom 3: 4.34m x 2.37m (14’3 x 7’9)
A twin room.

The Tall Barn

On the First Floor

Entrance Hall: 1.92m x 1.59m (6’4 x 5’3)

Kitchen/Living Room:
8.10m max x 6.11m max (26’7 max x 20’1 max)

Bathroom: 2.45m x 1.89m (8’0 x 6’2)

On the Ground Floor

Bedroom 2: 4.48m x 3.45m max (14’8 x 11’4 max)
A twin room.

On the Second Floor

Bedroom 1: 4.69m x 2.82m (15’5 x 9’3 )
A double room.

The Old Parlour

Kitchen/Living Room: 5.75m x 4.69m (18’10 x 15’5)

5.66m max x 4.59m max (18’7 max x 15’1 max)
A double room.

En-suite Bathroom: 2.41m x 2.05m (7’11 x 6’9)

The Stable

Kitchen/Living Room: 6.85m x 5.18m (22’6 x 17’0)

Bedroom 1:
5.18m max x 4.31m max : (17’0 max x 14’2 max)
A double room.

En-suite Shower Room: 2.04m x 1.97m (6’8 x 6’6)

Bedroom 2: 3.53m x 2.58m (11’7 x 8’6)
A twin room.

Bathroom: 3.70m x 2.96m (12’2 x 9’9)

On the First Floor

Bedroom 3: 3.41m x 3.11m (11’2 x 10’2)
A twin room.


Open-fronted Linhay Garage: 7.84m x 6.29m (25’9 x 20’8)
Providing parking for 3 vehicles.

Games Room: 6.99m x 4.90m (22’11 x 16’1)


Mower Store: 3.36m x 2.70m (11’0 x 8’10)

Storage: 2.60m x 2.02m (8’6 x 6’8)

Fishing Tackle Store: 3.64m x 2.39m (11’11 x 7’10)

Storage Shed: 3.39m x 1.63m (11’1 x 5’4)

Workshop/Store: 4.16m x 3.28m (13’8 x 10’9)

Stable block: divided into 3 Loose Boxes with power and light connected.
Box 1: 3.45m x 3.39m (11’4 x 11’1)
Box 2: 3.60m x 3.39m (11’10 x 11’1)
Box 3: 3.57m x 3.39m (11’9 x 11’1)

“Meet the Animals” Area:
A series of enclosures provide livestock and poultry areas, ideal for guests to meet the animals. Various livestock and poultry buildings including:

Livestock/Loose Box: 6.96m x 3.44m (22’10 x 11’3)

Stable Block:
Divided into 2 Stables and Feed/Tack Room.
Box 1: 3.58m x 3.56m (11’9 x 11’8)
Box 2: 3.59m x 3.51m (11’9 x 11’6)
Feed/Tack Room: 3.59m x 1.72m (11’9 x 5’8)

Loose Box Building:
Box 1: 3.52m x 2.88m (11’7 x 9’5)
Box 2: 3.54m x 2.85m (11’7 x 9’4)

Field Shelter: 6.87m x 3.22m (22’6 x 10’7)

The land totals approximately 19.5 acres, being approximately 10 acres of pasture and 9 acres of amenity woodland. Private footpaths weave through the woodland allowing guests the opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the Devon countryside. Adjacent to the woodland is a large stocked amenity fishing lake with central island.

Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Oil Fired central Heating (Cottages electric heating) & Woodburner
Council Tax - F
EPC - E/41

The property is offered for sale freehold by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion.

Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700.
South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP. Tel: 01392 4466888.
Western Power Distribution, Avonback, Feeder Road, Bristol, BS2 0TB. Tel: 01179 332000.

Strictly by arrangement with D. R. Kivell Tel: 01822 810810.
All viewings are to be accompanied without exception. Walking the land unaccompanied is strictly forbidden.

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