A Grade II Listed Regency farmhouse, two holiday cottages and outbuildings, set in 61.79 acres.
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The Barton is a lifestyle farm which includes a Grade II Listed Regency farmhouse, two substantial holiday cottages, an indoor swimming pool, a number of outbuildings and approximately 22.69 acres with lot 1. The entire accommodation is beautifully presented and the current owners have very successfully let the cottages to provide a good income. The outbuildings also provide potential for conversion into further holiday accommodation, subject to the purchaser pursuing the relevant planning consents, giving scope for expansion.
The farmhouse has been extensively improved during its current ownership and is a wonderful family home providing over 4,100 sq. ft. of living space. The Barton has retained many of its original period features and benefits from high ceilings, original fireplaces, shutters, well-proportioned rooms, large sash windows and cornicing. The kitchen/breakfast room is at the heart of the home, featuring a flagstone floor, bespoke fitted cabinets and an electric AGA. A large larder is adjacent, fitted with slate shelves. There are three very spacious reception rooms, including a dining room with a wood burner, a double aspect sitting room with another wood burner, and a family room with a large open fireplace and a flagstone floor. On the western side of the house, there is a utility room, shower room and study/bedroom seven. This part of the house has a separate entrance and could potentially be used as an annexe, if required.
Upstairs, there are six bedrooms, most with built-in storage and lovely countryside views. The large master bedroom has the benefit of a dressing room and an en suite shower room. Bedroom two has an en suite shower room, whilst the remaining bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom. There is an extensive attic, providing excellent storage space.
The Granary: Converted by the current owners, The Granary is a five bedroom detached holiday cottage. The accommodation is presented to an exceptional standard, and provides approximately 2,382 sq. ft. of living space. There is an extremely spacious sitting room with a high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, a wood burner and three sets of French doors leading outside. The kitchen/breakfast room is to the rear of the house, and is well-equipped with an electric oven, extractor fan and an adjacent pantry. Completing the ground floor is a double bedroom, shower room, utility room and cloakroom.
Upstairs, there is a mezzanine level over the sitting room which is currently used as snug, but could suit a variety of purposes. There are four well-proportioned bedrooms on the first floor, serviced by a family bathroom with a shower over the bath.
The Granary has a pleasant area of garden to the rear with a lawn and a patio which provides an excellent entertaining space.
Brimbles: Brimbles is another five bedroom holiday cottage which was converted by the current owners. Beautifully presented, the accommodation comprises an extremely spacious kitchen/ breakfast room with exposed beams, an electric oven and extractor fan; a large ground floor bedroom with an en suite bathroom; a further bedroom; laundry room; family bathroom and a playroom.
Upstairs, there is an impressive sitting room which features a high ceiling with an exposed A frame and a wood burner. There are three further bedrooms on the first floor, plus a family bathroom. The master bedroom has a striking, large triangular feature window and an en suite shower room.
Brimbles has a south-facing courtyard area to the front, with five sets of glazed doors opening outside from the ground floor, creating a seamless inside/outside space. To the rear is a good-size, fenced lawned garden.
Communal Ancillary Entertaining Areas and Outbuildings: The current owners have added a number of features to complement the holiday cottages including an indoor swimming pool with shower/ changing room areas, barbeque area, an indoor games room and outdoor kitchen area. There are a number of store rooms and barns, including the carriage house (currently used as the indoor games room), which provide potential for conversion into further holiday accommodation (STP).
This property has 61.79 acres of land.
The farmhouse gardens surround the property on three sides, featuring areas of lawn surrounded by established trees and hedging. There is a south facing terrace which provides the perfect space for al fresco dining and entertaining. Within the gardens is a vegetable garden with a number of raised beds, a greenhouse, polytunnel and an orchard with a mix of fruit trees.
The remaining land is formed predominantly of pastureland, with a small area of woodland. There is a steel framed open portal barn on a large area of hardstanding. In total, the land amounts to approximately 61.79 acres.
The Barton occupies a peaceful rural location in the unspoilt Devon countryside, just half a mile from Poughill and approximately 7.2 miles from Crediton. Poughill has a village hall and a church, whilst the village of Cheriton Fitzpaine is approximately 2 miles away, and offers further everyday amenities including a church, village hall, pub and Post Office with a general store. Crediton provides a comprehensive range of amenities, including churches, schools, banks, a Post Office, shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, a leisure complex and library.
The cathedral city of Exeter, 12 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum and arts centre, as well as a variety of good restaurants and shopping including John Lewis and Waitrose.
There is a good range of educational options in the area including a primary school at Cheriton Fitzpaine. Secondary schools include Queen Elizabeths School, Blundells (for which The Barton is within the reduced-fee catchment area), Exeter School, Exeter College and The Maynard. Exeter University is widely recognised as one of the best universities in the country.
Communication links in the area are good, with the M5 motorway at Tiverton providing a connection to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall, and Bristol and London to the north and east respectively. There are regular rail services to London from Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids, taking under two hours from Tiverton. Exeter International Airport, approximately 18 miles away, provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including daily flights to London City Airport.
From Crediton, join the A3072 heading north and continue for approximately 3 miles. Take a left turn onto Coffintree Hill, signposted for Cheriton Fitzpaine and follow the road for approximately 1.6 miles. Pass through the village of Cheriton Fitzpaine and cross the junction signposted for Poughill. Take the next left turning, in the direction of Poughill/Puddington. Continue down the narrow road for approximately 1.6 miles and the drive for The Barton is on the left hand side.Read all
- Grade II Listed farmhouse
- Two substantial holiday cottages
- Approximately 61.79 acres
- Beautifully presented throughout
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