A beautifully converted barn, a range of outbuildings and approx. 23.83 acres.
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Roundhouse Barn is a beautifully presented barn conversion which was designed by the current owners to create a wonderful family home. The accommodation is finished to a high standard with noteworthy features including exposed beams, oak floors, wood latch doors and extensive glazing in the sitting room with lovely countryside views, estimated to extend to over six miles. The property is highly insulated and has a low running cost due to solar panels and underfloor heating to all ground floor rooms.
A spacious entrance hall with ample storage and a cloakroom gives access to the accommodation. There is a very large kitchen/dining room which occupies the roundhouse section of the property, featuring a range of traditional fitted wooden units, a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, integrated appliances and a Rayburn. There is ample space for a good-size dining table. To the right of the entrance hall is a sitting room, with more exposed beams, a wood burner within a striking stone inglenook fireplace and extensive glazing providing wonderful views. There are three double bedrooms, each with well-appointed bath or shower rooms, plus a fourth bedroom or study.
An adjoining two storey linhay provides potential, subject to planning consents, for conversion into further accommodation.
This property has 23.83 acres of land.
The land is outlined in pink on the plan. In total, there is approximately 23.83 acres.
Roundhouse Barn is a wonderful smallholding, providing excellent opportunity for self sufficiency. The property has a number of outbuildings which provide potential for a range of uses such as holiday lets or glamping, subject to the purchaser obtaining the relevant permissions. Adjacent to the house is a substantial garden with a productive vegetable plot and greenhouse. The property has gated access which provides ample parking, with an open ended carport, utility and workshop accessed from the drive. There is also a former cart shed with potential for conversion, subject to permissive development or planning permission.
The remaining land comprises highly productive arable/pasture land. The land has good access via a service lane and is enclosed by a mixture of established hedgerows, mature trees and fencing. There is mains water to each field, as well as a lake and a spring pond, and a 90ftx36ft livestock barn.
A further 28.87 acres is available separately in Lot 2 (shown in green on plan).
Roundhouse Barn occupies a peaceful rural location in the unspoilt Devon countryside, just outside the hamlet of Stockleigh English and approximately five miles from Crediton. The village of Cheriton Fitzpaine is approximately two miles away, and offering everyday amenities including a church, village hall, pub and Post Office with a general store. Crediton provides a more comprehensive range of amenities, including churches, schools, banks, a Post Office, shops, delicatessens, supermarkets, a leisure complex and library. The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 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, 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 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 Airport, approximately 19 miles away, provides an ever-increasing number of flights, including daily flights to London City Airport.
It is not recommended to follow a Satnav.
From M5 leave J27, turn right onto the North Devon Link Road for about five miles until roundabout signposted for Tiverton (second Tiverton exit) Turn left at this roundabout, then straight over next roundabout, turn right at the second roundabout, straight over the third roundabout (Morrisons) turn right at fourth roundabout signposted Witheridge. After 300 yards turn left onto the B3137 signposted Witheridge. After about 5 miles you go through an avenue of beech trees over the road. At the next junction turn left to Crwys Morchard, bear right at church, follow road to T junction, turn right to Pennymoor, travel through Pennymoor village and bear round to the left towards Poughill. At Poughill T junction turn right, bear round to the left after 400 yards. The entrance to Roundhouse Barn is one mile at the bottom of the hill on the right hand side.
Alternatively: From Crediton, heading in the direction of Exeter, turn left onto the A3072 towards Tiverton. Continue until the sign for Creedy Lakes, at which point turn left to follow the sign. After approximately 200 yards, take the first right turning for East Village. Continue for approximately 5 miles, passing through East Village and across Stockleigh Cross, in the direction of Poughill. The entrance to Roundhouse Barn is on the left hand side approximately a mile away.Read all
- Approximately 23.83 acres
- Well-appointed accommodation
- Desireable mid-Devon location
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