Manaton, Newton Abbot

Guide Price £1,250,000

4 Bedroom Farm House For Sale in Manaton, Newton Abbot

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**Offers are invited for this wonderful farm, For Sale by informal tender. Bids must be submitted by 3pm Thursday 22nd August 2019** Set in the middle of 67 acres of grass fields with direct access and grazing rights on Dartmoor. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a special home with no near neighbours, superb views, fresh air, peace and tranquility.

SELLER INSIGHT Our parents have farmed Kendon in their own right for 60 years. Father took on the farm when he was just 19, after having farmed the opposite side of the valley with his parents at Langdon Farm. Kendon was in need of attention before he could live there, so much so you could see the stars through the roof! The house was renovated before Mum and Dad were married and it was their home until 2018.

The farmhouse is Grade II listed and dates back to 1674 and was even mentioned in the Doomsday book. It has been a working farmhouse over the last 60 years and now needs a new owner to renovate it and put their own stamp on it. It will make such a wonderful, unique home for someone.

Our parents farmed both cattle and sheep in the early years but also kept chickens and occasionally pigs. A field of potatoes were grown every year to be sold, plus cereals and swedes for the livestock. They went over to cattle only after a while, increasing the herd to around 90 head.

The farm is fortunate to have a drover's lane running from the bottom of the farm, through the farmstead up to and onto the open moor to which there are included grazing rights. The great thing is that this lane is purely for the farm use and not a right of way to the public. The farm also has natural spring water and is flanked either side with natural running water. It has a mixture of pasture/arable fields, permanent pasture, areas of interest to wildlife (SSI) and woodland. There is a good depth of soil able to sustain very good grass ground and it has never dried out in a hot summer. The farm land has an interesting geology with a mix of granite and quartz stone. We have found several large quartz pieces over the years of farming. Kendon is in the shadow of King Tor which is part of the Hameldown ridge of Dartmoor.

The farmstead with its buildings is well laid out and in the middle of all the land. Mum was a very keen flower gardener with a well-established garden around the house and Dad enjoyed his vegetable growing in a separate plot including a poly tunnel.

Putting Kendon Farm on the market has been a very difficult decision, my brother and I have always known it and it holds many memories for us both. The Farm was Mum and Dad's life and we hope the new owner will be able to improve, update and take the farm forward for many years to come. It's the reason we have decided to sell as one lot � in the hope that it stays as we know and love it. It truly is a special place.
 

STEP INSIDE This Grade II listed farmhouse dating back to 1647 and was originally thatched. It is in need of updating throughout to bring it up to modern day living, which gives a new owner the opportunity to create something really special. The house sits nicely along with the outbuildings in the centre of its land. The hallway is a through passage from one side of the house to the other, on one side of the passage there are the utility/storage spaces and on the other side is the accommodation. There is a generous size kitchen breakfast room which has a large fireplace with original bread oven to the side and a wooden beam over the Rayburn, the beam was initialled by the previous owners using their branding irons! The living room is also a good size and has an open fire. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a bathroom.  

STEP OUTSIDE The land at Kendon farm extends to approximately 67 acres over 22 fields. With hedgerow or fence boundaries and all with metal access gates. The land here would be perfectly suitable for equestrian (potential change of use required), or agricultural. The fields are relatively level with the upper fields more sloped going up onto open moorland. The fields are currently grassed and in good condition.

There are a range of outbuildings, some of which are old stone barns and others are more modern. They are mainly around the house, with a large open shed to one of the lower fields, which is useful for tractors and machinery.

There is just one known public footpath which crosses the lower fields and the driveway before the property.
 

AGENT NOTE Please note that there will be no farm sale. Vehicles and Machinery seen on site are not forming part of the sale nor will they be sold.

 

LOCATION Kendon Farm is set in a quiet valley, off the beaten track but not far from civilisation. It has good year-round access. It is a wonderful piece of countryside with a good mix of fields, hedges and woodland.

Manaton: 3.5 miles
Moretonhampstead: 5.1 miles
Chagford: 4.5 miles
Bovey Tracey: 9 Miles

Newton Abbot: 15 Miles
Okehampton: 18 Miles
Exeter: 19 Miles
Plymouth: 35 Miles
Okehampton: 18 Miles
 

ADDITONAL INFORMATION Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to any Rights of Way, Wayleaves, Rights or Easements which exist at the time of sale whether they are mentioned in these particulars or not.

Public Rights of Way
The land is sold subject to any public rights of way that currently exist whether detailed in these particulars or not.

Basic Farm Payment Entitlements
The property is being sold without the benefit of any entitlements to the Basic Farm Payment although these may be available through application.

Stewardship Schemes
The land is not included in any Entry Level, Countryside or Mid-Tier Stewardship Agreements.

Services:
Mains Electric, Private Water, Private Drainage

 

Property Features

  • For Sale by Informal Tender
  • Surrounded by Own Land
  • Grade II Farmhouse
  • In Need of Renovation
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Grass Fields Approx 67 Acres
  • With Private, Direct Access to Moorland
  • Beautiful Setting
  • Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!
  • Sealed Bids by 3pm 22/08/19

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