Culmstock, Cullompton

  • Guide price £1,200,000

Overview

  • House - Detached
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms

Description

A substantial listed Devon longhouse with grounds of 15 acres including paddocks and woodland. Guest cottage and a wide range of outbuildings including established equestrian facilities.

Dating back to the 17th century and Listed Grade II as being of architectural or historical interest, Bowhayes Farm is of traditional cob & timber frame construction under a pitched and thatched roofline. Significantly extended and updated in the 19th Century the house retains and displays a host of attractive features including open fireplaces and exposed timbers and has a cosy and comfortable ambience. The layout of the accommodation provides great flexibility and the house has been successfully used as a B&B with the separate entrance, secondary kitchen, adjacent bathrooms and bedrooms three and four providing the guest accommodation.

Bowhayes Farm occupies a wonderful elevated position with stunning far reaching views. With no immediate neighbours the property provides a superb degree of peace and seclusion on the edge of Blackdown Hills. The Blackdown Hills is a designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” in Devon and Somerset and the property is well placed to take advantage of the wide network of footpaths and bridleways through the beautiful countryside. Particularly of note is Culmstock Beacon. The nearby attractive village of Culmstock has everyday amenities including a village hall, a primary school and popular local pub.

DESCRIPTION

Dating back to the 17th century and Listed Grade II as being of architectural or historical interest, Bowhayes Farm is of traditional cob & timber frame construction under a pitched and thatched roofline. Significantly extended and updated in the 19th Century the house retains and displays a host of attractive features including open fireplaces and exposed timbers and has a cosy and comfortable ambience. The layout of the accommodation provides great flexibility and the house has been successfully used as a B&B with the separate entrance, secondary kitchen, adjacent bathrooms and bedrooms three and four providing the guest accommodation.

SITUATION

Bowhayes Farm occupies a wonderful elevated position with stunning far reaching views. With no immediate neighbours the property provides a superb degree of peace and seclusion on the edge of Blackdown Hills. The Blackdown Hills is a designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” in Devon and Somerset and the property is well placed to take advantage of the wide network of footpaths and bridleways through the beautiful countryside. Particularly of note is Culmstock Beacon. The nearby attractive village of Culmstock has everyday amenities including a village hall, a primary school and popular local pub.

OVERVIEW

Bowhayes offers an interior full of appealing architectural features. The scale and proportions offer a pleasing mix of formal and informal areas and the layout offers one single dwelling or the flexibility of an annexe, guest accommodation or B&B income. A much loved and substantial family home, which measures approximately 2,763 ft2 (257 m2) the house has been maintained in generally good order but in common with properties of this nature there will always be small items requiring attention. Bowhayes reveals itself as, which will suit a broad range of buyers from city dwellers through to growing families – all who seek country living with space and tranquillity set in a beautiful location.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE

1.6m x 1.2m (5’2″ x 3’11”)
Part glazed entrance door. Windows to either side

INNER STAIRCASE HALL

Stairs rising to first floor. Exposed timbers. Slate flooring. Door to cottage sitting room

MAIN LIVING ROOM

8m x 4m (26’2″ x 13’1″)
Split level. Wealth of exposed timbers. Inglenook fireplaces to either end. French doors to Terrace & Garden

SITTING ROOM

5m x 4.6m (16’4″ x 15’1″)
Window to front offering stunning far reaching views to the village in the valley and the hills beyond. Raised hearth with fitted log burning stove, brick surround . Exposed timbers. Built in book shelving. Built in window seat.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN

Extensive range of bespoke units. Preparation surfaces with inset butler sink. Windows to front and rear. Exposed ceiling timbers. Slate flooring.

INNER HALL

Window to rear. Secondary staircase rising to first floor. Window to rear. Slate flooring. Vaulted roofline.

SECONDARY KITCHEN/UTILITY

5.2m x 3.7m (17’0″ x 12’1″)
Part glazed front entrance door. Windows to front and side. Vaulted roofline. Bespoke range of oak fronted units with wooden preparation surfaces and inset butler sink. Ample appliance space. Slate flooring. Oil fired boiler serving the central heating and domestic hot water requirements.

BATHROOM ONE

2.2m x 2m (7’2″ x 6’6″)
White suite comprising bath with oak & tiled surround. Corner wash basin. Low level WC. Window to side. Heated towel rail. Slate flooring.

BATHROOM TWO

2.9m x 2m (9’6″ x 6’6″)
Panelled bath. Vanity wash basin. Low level WC Window to side. Heated towel rail. Slate flooring.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Window to rear. Exposed timbers

BEDROOM ONE

5.2m x 3.7m (17’0″ x 12’1″)
Window to rear. Exposed ceiling timbers. Original Victorian fireplace

BEDROOM TWO

4.2m x 4m (13’9″ x 13’1″)
Windows to front & rear offering stunning views. Built in wardrobe cupboard

BEDROOM THREE

5m x 3.2m (16’4″ x 10’5″)
Window to front. Exposed timbers. Wardrobe cupboard.

INNER LANDING

2.7m x 2.4m (8’10” x 7’10”)
Window to front. Exposed ceiling timbers

BEDROOM FOUR

5m x 3.5m (16’4″ x 11’5″)

BATHROOM

3.2m x 2.7m (max) (10’5″ x 8’10” (max))
Jacuzzi bath. Feature Wash basin. Low Level WC. Exposed timbers. Window to rear

OUTSIDE

To the rear of the house the garden is laid to lawn with a number of mature trees and shrubs. A paved terrace abuts the rear of the house and there is a redundant swimming pool.

THE OUTBUILDINGS

There are a wide range of outbuildings, some of which are in a state of considerable disrepair however offer tremendous potential. These outbuildings include:

OPEN BARN 11m x 6m
SMALL BARN 6.3m x 4.2m
CENTRE BARN 11m x 5m
FORMER CATTLE SHEDS 11m x 5m
VARIOUS SHEDS
FEED ROOM 8.2m x 5m
TACK ROOM 4.9m x 3.5m
INDOOR SCHOOL 25m x 18m
VARIOUS SHEDS

THE CABIN

OFFICE/LIVING ROOM 5.6m x 5.4m
INNER HALL 2.2m x 2.5m
KITCHEN 3.2 x 1.2m Range of fitted units and work surfaces
SHOWER ROOM 3.2m 1.2m Large shower cubicle. Low level WC Small wash basin
BEDROOM 5.5m x 5.4m Windows to Front & Side

TENURE

The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

SERVICES

Private water supply. Private drainage. Mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Mid Devon District Council (01884 255255)
Tax band A – £1,460.40 (2020/21)

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are included in the sale. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

Strictly by prior appointment through the sellers’ sole agent: Whatley Lane Estate Agents (WLEA). If there is anything of particular importance, please contact us to discuss, especially before commencing your journey.

DIRECTIONS (EX15 3JY)

From Junction 27 of the M5, take the A38 towards Wellington. Continue until you cross over the M5again and take the first right onto the B3391 signed to Culmstock, down into the village, past the pub and over the bridge. Pass the village shop on the right and the road starts to rise up. After the stone wall on your left, turn left signed to Blackborough. At the brow of the hill take the first left and Bowhayes is the second property on the right.

AGENTS NOTE

There is a public footpath across part of the land. Further information is available from the vendors agent.

Property Documents

Brocure
  • Postcode EX15 3JY

Details

Updated on July 29, 2021 at 12:00 am
  • Price: Guide price £1,200,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: House - Detached

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