House for sale in Stoodleigh, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

House - £95,000

Stoodleigh, Tiverton, Devon, EX16

First listed on: 22nd January 2020

Nearest stations: Tiverton Parkway (9.4 mi)

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  • Residential Smallholding with approx 20 Acres
  • Charming character Detached 3 bedroomed Cottage
  • Adaptable range of farm buildings (mainly modern)
  • Available as a whole or in up to 3 lots

Property Description

A substantial modern agricultural building enjoying a convenient and readily accessible rural position with potential for alternative uses, subject to planning, overlooking its own small parcel of productive pasture land.

Lot 2 extends to about 0.92 Acres.

The property extends to about 20 Acres and is offered for sale by private treaty either as a whole or in up to 3 lots as follows:-

Lot 1: Cottage, farm buildings and pasture land, extending in total to about 9.04 Acres - Guide Price £495,000

Lot 2: Modern farm building and pasture land extending to about 0.92 Acres - Guide Price £95,000

Lot 3: Pasture land and track extending to about 10.07 Acres - Guide Price £80,000

Little Haydon Cottage represents an attractive and extremely versatile residential smallholding with agricultural, equestrian and amenity appeal, enjoying a tucked away position at the end of a shared private entrance track, well situated within its own farmland. In recent years the traditional detached cottage has been the subject of an ongoing and sympathetic refurbishment programme by the current Vendors, resulting in a charming rural home providing character three bedroomed accommodation. Planning consent has also been obtained for the enlargement of the cottage, if required, with permission for the addition of two bedrooms, a bathroom and office. The property is offered for sale with no onward chain.

Accessed from the quiet council road over a shared private entrance track, Little Haydon Cottage occupies a convenient and readily accessible rural position lying between Tiverton and South Molton. The nearby sought after villages of Stoodleigh and Rackenford provide a good range of local amenities including a village hall, public house and parish church, with a primary school and village stores/post office also available at the latter.
Despite the secluded rural position the property is conveniently situated with the nearby A361(T) North Devon link route providing easy access to the bustling towns of Tiverton and South Molton, both affording a good range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. The A361 also provides a quick link to the M5 (Junction 27), with mainline Intercity rail links available at Tiverton Parkway. International Airports are available at Exeter and Bristol.

The property is complemented by a useful and adaptable range of principally modern farm buildings, currently utilised for livestock, fodder and machinery storage, although adaptable to a variety of alternative uses. A pretty brick and block traditional barn is currently used as a workshop. The farmstead is conveniently situated within its own land, comprising an excellent block of gently undulating productive pasture divided into convenient enclosures and incorporating a small wooded valley containing a pretty stream. Little Haydon Cottage extends in total to about 20.03 Acres (8.11 Ha) and is offered for sale as a whole, or in up to three lots as described within these sale particulars.

Lot 1 Cottage, Farm Buildings & Pasture Land extending to about 9.04 Acres

The Cottage

. The cottage, which is not listed, provides delightful character accommodation accessed via a pretty entrance porch leading into a lovely large living room enjoying a double aspect, with stairs rising to the first floor and a double sided wood burning stove on a slate hearth. The well proportioned dining room also benefits from the wood burning stove, with a recessed display cupboard to one side and an attractive flagstone style slate floor. An opening leads through into the L-shaped farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room which contains a good range of solid timber base cupboard and drawer units with work surfaces over and an inset 1½ bowl glazed sink with mixer tap. A Rayburn oil-fired stove provides cooking and domestic hot water, together with space and a point for an electric cooker. The kitchen has exposed ceiling beams, down lighters, a travertine style tiled floor and a bench seat set in a large window enjoying views over the farm buildings and land. A useful shelved larder cupboard houses the Beta oil-fired boiler providing the central heating and domestic hot water. From the kitchen a part glazed door leads out to the rear entrance porch. Situated off the kitchen is a utility/shower room containing a solid timber fitted base unit with an inset sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine. This room also provides a tiled shower cubicle and a close coupled WC. A stone and tiled store shed adjoins to the front elevation of the cottage. On the first floor a main landing serves three well proportioned double bedrooms, the master boasting a well appointed en-suite bathroom.
For approximate room dimensions and layout please refer to the enclosed floorplan.

Outside The property is approached from the council road over a shared private entrance track which leads into a car parking and turning area situated to the front of the cottage. Adjacent is a traditional two storey former Shippon, approx. 4.3m avg. x 3.36m. A track leads from the main parking area to provide access to the land, with an enclosed garden/orchard adjoining. Double gates lead through to further parking adjoining the cottage to the eastern elevation, with a pretty stone raised flower bed and steps leading up to a sloping grassed garden. Situated to the rear of the cottage is a dilapidated former Stable, approx. 15? x 14? (4.6m x 4.3m). A little higher up the bank to the rear is a pretty Traditional Barn, 29? x 13? (8.8m x 4m), currently used as a workshop, with an adjoining lean-to Store.

The Farm Buildings These comprise an adaptable range of principally modern construction briefly comprising the following:-
Four bay Covered Yard, 63?6" x 38?6" (19.4m x 11.7m), with part concrete panel walls and sheeted steel gates to either end. Adjoining four bay lean-to Calves House, 63?6" x 18? (19.4m x 5.5m.    A fenced area adjacent to this building is currently used for pigs.
A track leads from the farm buildings to provide access to the land, adjacent to which is a timber and gi Store Shed, 14?6" x 14? (4.4m x 4.3m).

The Land The farmhouse and buildings are well situated within their own attractive block of land. A home paddock is situated to the rear of the farmstead, whilst immediately to the east is a part wooded valley with a small stream, currently fenced for pigs. Hard tracks cross the stream to provide access to two gently sloping pasture fields, enjoying a predominantly southerly aspect, affording considerable agricultural, equestrian and amenity appeal. In total Lot 1 extends to about 9.04 Acres (3.66 Ha), as shown shaded pink on the identification plan.

Lot 2 Farm Building & Pasture Land extending to about 0.92 Acres

. Situated adjacent to the main entrance track is a superb six bay Livestock/Fodder Barn, 90? x 58? (27.4m x 17.7m), with part block, part stock board and part concrete panel elevations and sets of steel sheeted doors to either end. This building is currently used for the winter housing of cattle and sheep, with the central section storing hay and straw. A hard standing area is situated adjacent to this building, with an adjoining area of pasture land. Lot 2 is shown shaded green on the identification plan.

Lot 3 Pasture Land & Track extending to about 10.07 Acres

. To the east of Lot 1, this comprises a superb parcel of gently sloping, productive pasture land conveniently divided into two fields, with track access available in the south east corner. Lot 3 is shown shaded blue on the attached identification plan.

Tenure and Possession Freehold with vacant possession available on completion.

Services & Outgoings Mains electricity and water connected to the cottage and principal farm buildings. Drainage of cottage to a private system.
In the event of the property being sold in lots adequate provision will need to be made for appropriate easements and rights for services. Lot 3 will be sold without any mains services.
Local Council Tax on the cottage, Band D, together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Fencing Obligation In the event of Lots 1 and 2 being sold separately, the Purchaser(s) of Lot 2 will be responsible, within two months of the completion date, for the erection and future maintenance of a new stock proof fence between points A and B shown on the identification plan.

Basic Payment Scheme Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the relevant areas of land will be included in the sale and the Vendors agree to use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser(s) subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser(s) will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

Rights of Way, Easements etc The neighbouring property known as Little Haydon Farm has a right of way over the shared entrance track. It is also understood that the owners of the adjoining agricultural land have a right of way over part of the track contained in Lot 3.
The property is offered and as far as required by the vendors will be conveyed subject to all other rights of way, easements, wayleaves, privileges and advantages, either public or private, whether specifically referred to in these particulars of sale or not.

Designations The land is not currently subject to any agri-environment schemes.

Sporting & Mineral Rights The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned will be included in the freehold sale.

Town & Country Planning Planning consent was obtained in July 2019 for the extension of the cottage to add two bedrooms, a bathroom and office space over. Further details are available on the Mid Devon Council Planning Portal by referencing Application Ref. No. 19/00803/HOUSE.
The current use of the farm buildings is agricultural although there may be scope for prospective purchasers to consider alternative uses within the farm buildings, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

A substantial modern agricultural building enjoying a convenient and readily accessible rural position with potential for alternative uses, subject to planning, overlooking its own small parcel of productive pasture land.

Lot 2 extends to about 0.92 Acres.

The property extends to about 20 Acres and is offered for sale by private treaty either as a whole or in up to 3 lots as follows:-

Lot 1: Cottage, farm buildings and pasture land, extending in total to about 9.04 Acres - Guide Price £495,000

Lot 2: Modern farm building and pasture land extending to about 0.92 Acres - Guide Price £95,000

Lot 3: Pasture land and track extending to about 10.07 Acres - Guide Price £80,000

Little Haydon Cottage represents an attractive and extremely versatile residential smallholding with agricultural, equestrian and amenity appeal, enjoying a tucked away position at the end of a shared private entrance track, well situated within its own farmland. In recent years the traditional detached cottage has been the subject of an ongoing and sympathetic refurbishment programme by the current Vendors, resulting in a charming rural home providing character three bedroomed accommodation. Planning consent has also been obtained for the enlargement of the cottage, if required, with permission for the addition of two bedrooms, a bathroom and office. The property is offered for sale with no onward chain.

Accessed from the quiet council road over a shared private entrance track, Little Haydon Cottage occupies a convenient and readily accessible rural position lying between Tiverton and South Molton. The nearby sought after villages of Stoodleigh and Rackenford provide a good range of local amenities including a village hall, public house and parish church, with a primary school and village stores/post office also available at the latter.
Despite the secluded rural position the property is conveniently situated with the nearby A361(T) North Devon link route providing easy access to the bustling towns of Tiverton and South Molton, both affording a good range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities. The A361 also provides a quick link to the M5 (Junction 27), with mainline Intercity rail links available at Tiverton Parkway. International Airports are available at Exeter and Bristol.

The property is complemented by a useful and adaptable range of principally modern farm buildings, currently utilised for livestock, fodder and machinery storage, although adaptable to a variety of alternative uses. A pretty brick and block traditional barn is currently used as a workshop. The farmstead is conveniently situated within its own land, comprising an excellent block of gently undulating productive pasture divided into convenient enclosures and incorporating a small wooded valley containing a pretty stream. Little Haydon Cottage extends in total to about 20.03 Acres (8.11 Ha) and is offered for sale as a whole, or in up to three lots as described within these sale particulars.

Lot 1 Cottage, Farm Buildings & Pasture Land extending to about 9.04 Acres

The Cottage

. The cottage, which is not listed, provides delightful character accommodation accessed via a pretty entrance porch leading into a lovely large living room enjoying a double aspect, with stairs rising to the first floor and a double sided wood burning stove on a slate hearth. The well proportioned dining room also benefits from the wood burning stove, with a recessed display cupboard to one side and an attractive flagstone style slate floor. An opening leads through into the L-shaped farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room which contains a good range of solid timber base cupboard and drawer units with work surfaces over and an inset 1½ bowl glazed sink with mixer tap. A Rayburn oil-fired stove provides cooking and domestic hot water, together with space and a point for an electric cooker. The kitchen has exposed ceiling beams, down lighters, a travertine style tiled floor and a bench seat set in a large window enjoying views over the farm buildings and land. A useful shelved larder cupboard houses the Beta oil-fired boiler providing the central heating and domestic hot water. From the kitchen a part glazed door leads out to the rear entrance porch. Situated off the kitchen is a utility/shower room containing a solid timber fitted base unit with an inset sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine. This room also provides a tiled shower cubicle and a close coupled WC. A stone and tiled store shed adjoins to the front elevation of the cottage. On the first floor a main landing serves three well proportioned double bedrooms, the master boasting a well appointed en-suite bathroom.
For approximate room dimensions and layout please refer to the enclosed floorplan.

Outside The property is approached from the council road over a shared private entrance track which leads into a car parking and turning area situated to the front of the cottage. Adjacent is a traditional two storey former Shippon, approx. 4.3m avg. x 3.36m. A track leads from the main parking area to provide access to the land, with an enclosed garden/orchard adjoining. Double gates lead through to further parking adjoining the cottage to the eastern elevation, with a pretty stone raised flower bed and steps leading up to a sloping grassed garden. Situated to the rear of the cottage is a dilapidated former Stable, approx. 15? x 14? (4.6m x 4.3m). A little higher up the bank to the rear is a pretty Traditional Barn, 29? x 13? (8.8m x 4m), currently used as a workshop, with an adjoining lean-to Store.

The Farm Buildings These comprise an adaptable range of principally modern construction briefly comprising the following:-
Four bay Covered Yard, 63?6" x 38?6" (19.4m x 11.7m), with part concrete panel walls and sheeted steel gates to either end. Adjoining four bay lean-to Calves House, 63?6" x 18? (19.4m x 5.5m.    A fenced area adjacent to this building is currently used for pigs.
A track leads from the farm buildings to provide access to the land, adjacent to which is a timber and gi Store Shed, 14?6" x 14? (4.4m x 4.3m).

The Land The farmhouse and buildings are well situated within their own attractive block of land. A home paddock is situated to the rear of the farmstead, whilst immediately to the east is a part wooded valley with a small stream, currently fenced for pigs. Hard tracks cross the stream to provide access to two gently sloping pasture fields, enjoying a predominantly southerly aspect, affording considerable agricultural, equestrian and amenity appeal. In total Lot 1 extends to about 9.04 Acres (3.66 Ha), as shown shaded pink on the identification plan.

Lot 2 Farm Building & Pasture Land extending to about 0.92 Acres

. Situated adjacent to the main entrance track is a superb six bay Livestock/Fodder Barn, 90? x 58? (27.4m x 17.7m), with part block, part stock board and part concrete panel elevations and sets of steel sheeted doors to either end. This building is currently used for the winter housing of cattle and sheep, with the central section storing hay and straw. A hard standing area is situated adjacent to this building, with an adjoining area of pasture land. Lot 2 is shown shaded green on the identification plan.

Lot 3 Pasture Land & Track extending to about 10.07 Acres

. To the east of Lot 1, this comprises a superb parcel of gently sloping, productive pasture land conveniently divided into two fields, with track access available in the south east corner. Lot 3 is shown shaded blue on the attached identification plan.

Tenure and Possession Freehold with vacant possession available on completion.

Services & Outgoings Mains electricity and water connected to the cottage and principal farm buildings. Drainage of cottage to a private system.
In the event of the property being sold in lots adequate provision will need to be made for appropriate easements and rights for services. Lot 3 will be sold without any mains services.
Local Council Tax on the cottage, Band D, together with the usual service and environmental charges.

Fencing Obligation In the event of Lots 1 and 2 being sold separately, the Purchaser(s) of Lot 2 will be responsible, within two months of the completion date, for the erection and future maintenance of a new stock proof fence between points A and B shown on the identification plan.

Basic Payment Scheme Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for the relevant areas of land will be included in the sale and the Vendors agree to use their best endeavours to transfer the entitlements to the Purchaser(s) subject to receiving written instructions. On request of this transfer the Purchaser(s) will be responsible for the Vendors Agents reasonable costs incurred in completing the relevant transfer documents.

Rights of Way, Easements etc The neighbouring property known as Little Haydon Farm has a right of way over the shared entrance track. It is also understood that the owners of the adjoining agricultural land have a right of way over part of the track contained in Lot 3.
The property is offered and as far as required by the vendors will be conveyed subject to all other rights of way, easements, wayleaves, privileges and advantages, either public or private, whether specifically referred to in these particulars of sale or not.

Designations The land is not currently subject to any agri-environment schemes.

Sporting & Mineral Rights The sporting and mineral rights insofar as they are owned will be included in the freehold sale.

Town & Country Planning Planning consent was obtained in July 2019 for the extension of the cottage to add two bedrooms, a bathroom and office space over. Further details are available on the Mid Devon Council Planning Portal by referencing Application Ref. No. 19/00803/HOUSE.
The current use of the farm buildings is agricultural although there may be scope for prospective purchasers to consider alternative uses within the farm buildings, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

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23 Broad Street

South Molton

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EX36 3AQ

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