Guide Price £799,999
Oakford, Tiverton, Devon
Located amidst rolling Devon Countryside and close to the southern fringe of the Exmoor National Park, this detached 6 bedroomed farmhouse is approached by a private drive.
Gloyns Farm is located south of the Exmoor National Park, within a typical Devon Countryside setting, approached off a country lane via a private drive. The property enjoys a secluded but not isolated setting, the village of Oakford being within a few minutes' drive, Dulverton to the North within 10/15 minutes, Bampton to the East and South Molton to the West. Tiverton With its town amenities is only 20 minutes away. Larger communities such as Barnstaple, Exeter, Taunton all within reasonable striking distance, as is the main line rail network (Tiverton Parkway) and M5 Motorway (both at Junction 27) for those wishing or needing to commute to London or beyond.
Since 2010 the property has been subject to a major restoration and extension project, creating a wonderful 6 bedroomed family home within a private setting. The property features an impressive Galleried main entrance hall, triple aspect open plan kitchen/dining room with tri fold doors leading on the adjoining patio, sitting room, study, utility room with ground floor shower room/cloakroom, boot room/boiler room, a feature master bedroom suite with the whole gable end wall double glazed and offering superb views over the gardens and grounds as well as 5 further bedrooms.
Accommodation (all sizes are approximate)
A heavy Oak door with double glazed wing lights at either side and double glazed windows over giving access into a Galleried Reception Hall measuring 23'5 x 7'9 with slate flooring, double glazed window to rear elevation and turned staircase leading to the first floor and gallery, recessed downlights and double radiator. Timber double doors opening through into
Impressive Triple Aspect Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room which measures 22'4 x 14'3, extensive range of rolled edge melamine work surfaces with enamelled single drainer sink unit, monobloc mixer tap, recessed drawers and cupboards under, tiled splashbacks, wall mounted units above with concealed lighting, recess housing six hob Rangemaster Toledo oven, island work surface/breakfast bar with cupboards and fridge under, further return work surfaces with cupboards under, splashbacks, wall mounted cupboards and display units over, fitted dishwasher, two double panelled radiators, and recessed downlights. The dining/breakfast end has impressive tri-fold timber framed double glazed patio doors giving access to the patio gardens, allowing in the spring and summer months the kitchen and the garden to become one.
Sitting Room measures 17'11 x 14'6 with impressive pointed stone inglenook fireplace with Bessemer Beam over, bread oven, inset Villager wood burning stove set on a tiled hearth, timber framed double glazed windows with deep recessed sills overlooking the rear garden, a pair of double panelled radiators, door leading through into the
Ground Floor Bedroom Two (ideal for family members or guests) 16'10 into doorway recess x 11'2 timber framed double glazed windows to side elevation with views over the home paddock and surrounding farmland, double panelled radiator, door timber framed and full length glazed giving access to rear garden, door leading off into Ensuite Shower Room comprising large shower cubicle with travertine tiling, shower fitment and drencher, pedestal wash hand basin with splashback and toiletry cabinet above, close coupled WC, heated towel rail and timber framed double glazed window to rear.
The Study 14'10 x 9' with feature pointed stone walling to one wall, timber framed double glazed window to rear elevation overlooking rear garden, double panelled radiator, recess and shelving for books and storage, door back off to hall.
Utility Room is 17' Max x 10'11 the utility area is a large room comprising rolled edge melamine work surfaces, inset single drainer single bowl sink unit with monobloc mixer tap and tiled splashbacks above, a combination of both base and wall mounted units, recess and plumbing for washing machine and American fridge freezer, double panelled radiator, door giving access to rear garden, air extractor. Door leading off into ground floor
Cloakroom/Shower Room comprising corner shower cubicle with Triton T7DSI shower fitment, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, air extractor.
Boot Room/Boiler Room 17'10 x 7'3 housing Worcester oil fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, large Megaflo hot water tank, door giving access to rear with timber framed double glazed window at side.
As previously mentioned off the main reception hall there is a turned staircase giving access to a Galleried Landing. The galleried landing is an impressive area open on three sides with timber handrail and balustrades looking to both front and rear elevations and overlooking the main entrance hall, off which there is access to the master bedroom suite.
Master Bedroom Suite is 14'1 x 14'1plus resess with additional doorway recess (up to a maximum of 18'8") an impressive double aspect room with feature timber framed double glazed gable end window overlooking patio and gardens, home paddocks and the adjoining surrounding countryside. There is a vaulted ceiling, pair of double panelled radiators, large wardrobe with hanging rail, door leading off into Ensuite Shower Room comprising large shower cubicle with shower fitment and drencher, air extractor over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, timber framed double glazed window to front elevation, travertine tiling to floor and to walls to dado height and a wall mounted mirror.
Off the main galleried landing there is an Inner Landing with timber framed double glazed window to side elevation overlooking drive etc. and a single panel radiator, recessed downlights, access into roof void.
Bedroom Four 16'10 x 11'3, double aspect with timber framed double glazed windows to both rear and side elevation, double panelled radiator, access to roof void, wardrobe with hanging rail.
Bedroom Five 11'9 x 11'7 timber framed double glazed window to rear elevation, deep recessed sill, single panelled radiator, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving over.
Family Bathroom and Shower Room comprising freestanding bath with mixer tap and shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, corner shower cubicle with shower fitment and drencher, tiled flooring, towel rail, recessed downlights, timber framed double glazed window to rear overlooking garden.
Bedroom Six 11'10 x 9' again with timber framed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and a single panelled radiator.
Bedroom Three 10'10 plus recess x 10'2 with additional doorway recess, timber framed double glazed window to rear elevation, single panelled radiator, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving over, door off into Ensuite Shower Room comprising corner shower cubicle with shower fitment and drencher, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, tiled flooring and tiled walls to dado height, towel rail and air extractor.
Outside Gloyns Farm is believed to stand in about 15.1 Acres of Land. (There is an additional strip of land that will be retained). The property is approached via its own lengthy private driveway giving access to the front of the property and to an extensive turning and parking area for numerous vehicles.
The Land itself is predominately split into four main areas of pasture including one field running to the east of the private drive with two further fields adjoining with a large area of pasture to the northern side of the freehold. Off the drive area is a paved patio area with central steps up to an area of grass and then to a small turnout paddock. Off the patio as previously mentioned there are tri-fold doors giving access to the triple aspect kitchen.
A path runs round the side of the property and to the rear there is a large oil tank for domestic hot water and central heating, range of buildings and a raised patio area to the rear of the property adjoining the utility room and boot room. There is an area of rear garden which runs to the rear of the study, living room and ground floor bedroom two and there is a garage (realistically a storage building) at the lower end. The main buildings however comprise a timber framed and galvanized wood Store/Implement Shed 18'1 x 14'5 with a single pitch galvanized roof, a detached timber framed and clad pair of Stables (each 13'1 x 11'3).
The L-shape Range of Stables Comprising; hay store/tack room etc. measures 26'11" x 11'2"which has double doors at the front. There are then two stables, one of which is a stable measuring 11'10" x 11'2", one is a foaling box measuring 16'1" x 11'2". There is also an outside water tap.
To the northern side of the main stables are two further buildings, one of which is the old base for a polytunnel and to the side of which is a modern timber framed galvanized open fronted Barn (and also on one side), ideal for hay storage or at present a horsebox. Internal measurements are 26'11" x 17'1".
From the centre of Dulverton travel down through the town (High St), pass over the bridge (River Barle), continue on this road for about 0.15 miles. Turn right up Andrews Hill (signposted towards South Molton) and continue on this road for about 3 miles. At a "T" Junction, turn right towards Oldways End (signposted South Molton and Oldways End). After about 0.6 miles (just before Oldways End) turn left, then left again and at Woodburn Cross (B3227) turn left. Continue for about 2.3 miles and turn right signposted Oakford 3/4 mile (Pair of semi detached white cottages on your left). Continue for about 0.15 miles and at Fordmoor X turn right (sign posted Rackenford and Knowstone). Continue for about 0.9 miles (down into a small valley, over a small bridge, up the other side and past Pykes Farm) After Pykes Farm take the next right which leads into the drive for Gloyns Farm.
- Rural Seclusion without Isolation
- 15 Acres of Gardens and Pasture
- 6 Bedrooms, 3 En-suite
- Family Bathroom and Separate Shower Rooms
- Impressive Galleried Entrance Hall
- Triple Aspect Kitchen/Diner
- Sitting Room, Study, Utility, Boot Room
- 4 Stables, Hay Store/Tack Room
- Implement Shed, Hay Barn
- EPC Rating - D