Winbow Farm is situated at the end of a long drive and has a superb, private location amongst the attractive Devon countryside.
The farmhouse is very spacious, with many period and architectural features throughout, including plank and muntin screens, large fireplaces and moulded, crank headed former doorways. The accommodation is flexible and extensive. The original part of the farmhouse has two welcoming reception rooms and a lovely farmhouse kitchen with painted hand-made units and an exposed red brick floor. On the first floor there are five bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room and a large walk-in wardrobe. There is also another ensuite shower room and family bathroom. The annexe wing is a generously proportioned, with a living room, two bedrooms, both with ensuite shower rooms, and two balconies. It is on the second floor above the large office and can be used in conjunction with the main accommodation or on its own with separate access, therefore providing great versatility.
Approximately 56.51 acres.
The property is situated in a peaceful rural position in the heart of the mid Devon countryside to the east of Loxbeare, a popular and sought after rural hamlet with a Parish Hall and Church.
Tiverton, 4 miles away, has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a Marks & Spencer, a hospital, leisure centre and an 18-hole golf course. There are schools for all ages including the well-respected Blundell’s School and Preparatory School, only 5 miles away. The property lies within the 10 mile catchment area for Blundell’s. Tiverton Parkway station provides regular services to London Paddington in a little over 2 hours.
Exeter, approximately 18 miles away is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, a museum, arts centre, restaurants and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis and Waitrose. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to Bristol and London to the North and East, whilst there are regular rail services to London Paddington from Newton Abbot and Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including two daily flights to London City Airport.
Situated to the west of the farmhouse is a well maintained garden with large lawn and borders consisting of shrubs and low level hedges. Overlooking the garden is the summerhouse with south-facing decking above the pond.
To the front of the house is an attractive terrace which provides a charming area to dine or entertain during summer months. The driveway arrives at the yard between the house and the outbuildings, with several parking spaces. There are also domestic buildings including a log store, garaging and further covered storage space.
The land surrounds the house and is predominantly formed of pastureland. Situated to the South West of the property is the woodland, which extends to 0.63 acres and contains the pond. This land provides a range of opportunities for the house, including grazing.
The outbuildings at Winbow farm comprise a range of traditional stone and cob barns and some further versatile modern buildings. These are formed by:
Stone/cob barns: Two storeys with potential for alternative use (stp).
Attached workshop: Traditional construction, two storeys with internal office.
Modern farm buildings: A useful range of former farm buildings including a former dairy and milking parlour, a general purpose building, a timber-framed machinery store, covered livestock housing and covered silage clamp. Most of these buildings have concrete floors and would be adaptable for equestrian or storage use, or re-instated for agricultural use.
There is a parcel of land that is approximately 35.82 acres formed of a mix of arable, pasture and woodland. Accessed off the main driveway, formed by a mixture of pasture and woodland. Some of this land has previously been used in arable rotation and there is a stream running along the Southern boundary.