Crediton Devon EX17 Yeoford

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Features at a glance

  • Charming unlisted farmhouse offering characterful accommodation
  • Superb opportunity for a smallholding and for equestrian use.
  • Approximately 8.7 acres including beautiful gardens, an ornamental pond, ancient orchards, pasture and paddocks.
  • Exetnsive outbuildings with opportunities for development potential
  • c.08 miles to Yeoford and train station with direct services to Exeter

A beautifully presented farmhouse with extensive outbuildings and approx 8.7 acres

North Down Farm is a charming unlisted farmhouse that displays a wealth of characterful accommodation including exposed timber beams and feature fireplaces, arranged over two floors. The property benefits from extensive outbuildings and approximately 8.7 acres of grounds providing a superb opportunity for a smallholding and for equestrian use.

A welcoming entrance hall leads through to the property’s ground floor reception rooms which includes a well-appointed sitting room with a fireplace fitted with a woodburning stove and a dining room which has an impressive inglenook fireplace, also fitted with a woodburner. The dining room also has an original clotted cream oven and a built in storage cupboard. The ground floor also has a useful study providing an ideal space for homeworking with a dualaspect allowing for a wealth of natural light and views over the grounds. The study could also be used as an additonal bedroom if required. To the rear the 20ft Ashgrove kitchen has a dual aspect and offers plenty of storage in units to base and wall level, granite worktops, a butler's sink, an integrated oven and hob and an electric Aga, while there is also space for a dining table with a stable door leading to the rear garden. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room with a ceramic sink providing further space for appliances and storage whilst there is also a useful downstairs cloakroom with a WC. The wooden flooring throughout the accommodation is made of oak or elm with the kitchen, utility and cloakroom featuring quarry tiles.

Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, including the principal bedroom which benefits from a dual apsect, a storage space and en suite shower room. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have fireplaces with Georgian fire grates. Also on the first floor is the family bathroom which has a roll-top bath and separate shower unit.

Local Authority: Mid Devon District Council Services: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage which we understand is compliant with current regulations. Oil-fired central heating. Council Tax: Band E Wayleaves and Easements: The property is sold subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Tenure: Freehold Guide Price: £1,150,000

This property has 8.7 acres of land.


The farmhouse is surrounded by well-maintained gardens that include a courtyard garden, paved pathways, areas of level lawn, an ornamental pond, a soft fruit and vegetable garden, Cedar greenhouse and various established shrubs and colourful flowerbeds. The rear garden benefits from exceptional views across the orchard and over the valley. The house and garden has its own separate entrance with parking space for 4 cars. A separate driveway leads to the concrete farmyard of modern outbuildings which total over 6,500 square feet. The courtyard garden includes a two-storey cider barn and two storey former dairy, together with cob calf pens with haylofts above. All have a power supply. All outbuildings provide opportunities for development potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The property enjoys approximately 8.7 acres of grounds that includes 4 acres of ancient orchards producing old Devon varieties, and with many wildflowers with the rest of the land comprising pasture and paddocks providing ideal space for grazing livestock or exercising horses. The grounds are bordered by mature hedgerow with the River Troney running along the northern boundary, providing wild Trout.


The property lies in an idyllic rural location, surrounded by stunning Devon countryside and close to Dartmoor National Park. The village of Yeoford is less than a mile away, offering a railway station with direct services to Exeter and Barnstaple, a primary school and an award winning, popular gastro public house, ‘The Duck’ which also has a small grocery shop. Further amenities are available in the bustling town of Crediton just four miles away, with high street shops, cafés, restaurants and access to large supermarkets, as well as a secondary school. The vibrant city of Exeter is just 11 miles away, offering an even more extensive array of leisure facilities, recreational and cultural amenities, including an arts centre, the RAMM museum and various restaurants, bars and eateries, as well as several shopping outlets and a range of schooling. The area is well connected by road, with the M5 easily accessible via the A30, and providing road links towards Bristol and beyond. Exeter St David’s mainline station provides direct services to London Paddington in just under 2 hours while Exeter airport offers an ever-increasing number of flights to domestic and international destinations.


From Exeter, take the A377 towards Crediton and continue through Crediton town centre before turning left onto Landscore. Continue into Yeoford, then turn right after crossing the railway. After 0.8 miles, turn right and you will find the entrance to the property on the right.

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Ref: EXE240044
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