3 Quarry Farm is located within an exclusive development of four individual barn conversions, lying just outside the popular village of South Tawton. The village provides a delightful unspoilt environment with parish church and church room, whilst the nearby village of South Zeal offers a good range of facilities including pre and primary schooling, post office/stores and two public houses. Okehampton is some 6 miles distant having three supermarkets including a Waitrose, nationally and locally owned shops, modern community hospital and state of the art leisure centre. The A30 dual carriageway can be accessed at Whiddon Down which provides a direct link west into Cornwall and east to the cathedral city of Exeter. The Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible from South Tawton and South Zeal via footpaths and bridleways and offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding and walking.
The property was first occupied in 2006 by the present vendors, having been converted to an extremely high standard throughout. The deceptively spacious accommodation incorporates, to the ground floor: large open plan kitchen/lounge/dining room, entrance hall, utility and cloakroom. The lower ground floor offers five bedrooms, one with dressing room and one with en suite, as well as a family bathroom. Whilst to the first floor is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom. The windows, doors, architraves and skirting have been handmade with English oak and there are attractive timber and slate floors, with underfloor heating throughout the property. Directly opposite is a one bedroom annex or potential holiday let with kitchen and shower room & WC, whilst adjoining are two double carports and a large former stable having been converted to an office suite (with further potential subject to the necessary consents). Formal gardens and terraces surround the property. There are 2 pasture paddocks and a further predominantly wooded area beyond. The property offers great potential for those looking for a large family home with income potential and for those with equestrian or smallholding interests.
Via door to ENTRANCE HALL, iron spiral staircase to first floor and timber staircase to lower ground floor, exposed floorboards.
Doors to UTILITY ROOM; comprising wc, porcelain sink with adjoining black marble worktop and plumbing and space for washing machine below, heated towel rail, double aspect windows, and cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
MAIN LIVING / KITCHEN / DINING ROOM; a large spacious room with a vaulted A-framed ceiling to the seating area, with large window and balcony to the rear. The Kitchen Area has been well fitted with a range of oak base cupboards and drawers, black marble worktops over, central island unit and integrated fridge and freezer, two porcelain sunken sinks, feature Alpha cook and heat range (being oil fired) side aspect windows and french doors to side terrace, situated centrally in the room is a double sided woodburning stove, with space for large dining table.
From the entrance hall, stairs descend to the
LOWER GROUND FLOOR ; understairs storage cupboard housing electric meters and alarm system.
BEDROOM 3; double aspect with exterior door to Lower Patio Area, spotlights and door to
BEDROOM 4/ NURSERY / DRESSING ROOM with glass skylight and slate flooring.
BEDROOM 5 ; with side aspect frosted window and slate flooring.
BEDROOM 6 ; slate flooring, double glazed French doors to rear patio area, spotlights.
BEDROOM 2; a large rear facing room with French doors to the rear patio and door to en suite, with sandstone tiling, heated towel rail, low level wc, wash hand basin and shower with rain fall shower head and side jets and with extractor fan.
FAMILY BATHROOM, well fitted with large bath set into sandstone effect tiling and mixer shower tap over, wash hand basin, wc. Sandstone tiled flooring, heater towel rail and extractor fan.
FIRST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM (BEDROOM 1); (accessed via from the Entrance Hall. Spiral staircase to First Floor Landing with double sided alcove storage) Feature hexagonal floor to ceiling window overlooking the living room area, two side aspect velux windows, slate flooring, spotlighting and door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM : Feature claw and ball roll top bath, wash basin and wc, inset spotlights and low level seating area around the exterior of the room. Extractor fan.
On the opposite side of the courtyard is a DETACHED ANNEXE : with entrance door to open plan LIVING / DINING / BEDROOM (BEDROOM 7) area with vaulted A-framed ceiling, double aspect windows. Built in cupboard housing oil fired boiler, providing underfloor heating throughout, slate floor, door to KITCHEN ; range of timber units with black marble effect worktops over, inset porcelain sink, fitted electric hob with electric oven under and extractor hood over, fitted dishwashing machine to remain and washing machine to remain, door to SHOWER ROOM ; tiled floor with underfloor heating, white suite comprising wc, wash hand basin, tiled walls, fitted shower with waterfall shower head and heated towel rail. Above the kitchen is a useful mezzanine storage area.
Immediately adjoining the annexe are two adjoining double carports with light and power connected, having feature stone pillars and cobbled floors. Whilst adjoining to the right, is the former stable, which has been converted into a large office (with further potential for accommodation subject to the necessary consents). slate floor with electric underfloor heating, side aspect window overlooking the carport, double doors to front and rear, velux windows and spot and strip lights, fitted bookcases and cupboards with worktop, internet access. Immediately to the front, a five bar gate opens to a gravelled parking area for numerous vehicles giving access to the carports and the house. Immediately surrounding the house are attractive paved terraced and patio areas with feature pond and stone wall surrounds, together with areas of lawn with planted shrubs and mature fruit trees. Directly opposite is a large paddock with mature and young trees planted. towards the top is an extensive gravelled and parking area for numerous vehicles. A large bank separates the top paddock from the lower paddock, again being predominantly grazing land. A small track from the lower paddock leads to a five bar gate, giving access under the road bridge to a further area of approximately 3 acres, being predominantly woodland with some areas of pasture. Totalling approximately 8.7 acres, suitable for a variety of uses including equestrian, small holding etc. There is plenty of room for stabling subject to any necessary consents.
DIRECTIONS : Please set SATNAV to South Tawton and once in South Tawton, reset SATNAV to EX20 2RH.
SERVICES : Metered Water. Shared Private Drainage. Mains Electricity. The communal areas are shared between the four properties, the annual cost towards this is currently in the region of £600 per annum, payable to the Quarry Farm Management Committee.
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