Barehill Farmhouse is conveniently located just outside the Mid-Devon village of Copplestone, it adjoins the A377 giving good road access to Crediton, plus a nearby bus stop providing public transport to Exeter. It has had various uses over the years and was once a dairy, forge and a cottage but is now used in its entirety as a private dwelling.
The Grade II Listed 17th century house was renovated between 2015 and 2018 and offers character accommodation throughout, plus a brand new gas-fired central heating system in February 2020.
The spacious living room enjoys a feature fireplace with wood-burning stove (bread oven) and a window seat, the dining room has beautiful stone floor tiles, feature fireplace and another window seat, plus a farmhouse kitchen complete with Rayburn, Belfast sink and an attached pantry.
Upstairs we have four bedrooms, with a brand new en-suite having been added to the master (circa 2017), there is also a new family bathroom suite with shower over the bath completed at the same time. Between 2015 and 2018 the windows have all been replaced, other improvements over that period: Completely rewired, new ridge and thatched in two parts (2011 and 2016), externally re-rendered with lime and new carpets too.
Attached to the property is a two storey barn (Overall measurements of 9m x 3.79m (29' 6'' x 12' 5'') with power and light. Stairs up to first floor with windows and door out on to roof terrace) which now has planning (Mid-Devon Planning: 20/01781/HOUSE ), to create ancillary accommodation upstairs (further double bedroom and en-suite) and retained storage downstairs - currently it is being used as a workshop and store.
There is ample parking for 5-6 cars and the garden extends to approximately 15m x 11m (49' 2'' x 36' 0'') laid mainly to lawn with some well-established trees surrounding.
NOTE : The owners have “commoners” rights to an area of common land located in Knowle (a short walk away)
Please see the floorplan for room sizes.
Council Tax: D
Utilities: Mains water, electric, telephone & broadband
Drainage: Private septic tank
Heating: Gas fired central heating (new in 2020)
Listed: Grade II Listed
DIRECTIONS From Crediton, take the A377 towards Copplestone. Continue for approx. 3.7 miles and pass the left turn signed to Knowle, Barehill Farm will be found adjacent to the main road on the right.
COPPLESTONE is a 5-minute drive west of Crediton on the A377, a main route into the City of Exeter. A stone’s throw to the southwest is Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its invigorating walks and sublime scenery. Previously a traditional farming hamlet, Copplestone has grown over the years, and now offers a fantastic selection of new-build, fully modern homes. This, coupled with its own primary school and locality to Queen Elizabeth’s Community College in Crediton, makes it perfect for families moving to Devon. The village has a strong camaraderie between residents, with a local church holding many events. There is a 3m carved granite cross, found in the village centre of Saxon origin and steeped in mythology. There is also a shop/post office for convenience, and regular transport links (bus and train) towards Exeter, North Devon and Okehampton.
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