Kentisbeare, Cullompton, Devon, EX15

Under Offer ££845,000 Guide

Key Features

Attractive Residential Smallholding
Four Bedrooms
Range of Outbuildings
Productive Pasture Land
Further Land Available
Subject to an AOC

About This Property

An exceptionally attractive residential small holding, centred on a modern detached residence constructed subject to an Agricultural occupancy condition and complimented with a range of modern farm buildings with alternative potential and productive pasture land.

In all about 10.71 acres, although with further land available


Wressing Barton is currently run as a commercial dairy holding. The sale is occasioned by the VendorÂ’s decision to move to a larger holding and it affords prospective purchasers with the rare opportunity to acquire a delightfully situated small holding in this popular location. The property is centred on a modern farmhouse, constructed subject to an agricultural occupancy condition and complimented by an extensive range of principally modern farm buildings with alternative potential and adjoining pasture land. This part extends in total to about 10.71 acres although a further 14.70 acres of off lying arable and pasture land is available by separate negotiation. Adjoining and available separately is part of the existing farmyard with a traditional building with consent for conversion to residential use.

Wressing Barton is situated within the attractive and unspoiled band of gently undulating countryside which lies to the south of the Blackdown Hills and close to the popular village of Kentisbeare. This attractive village affords a thriving community as well as a good level of local amenities and primary schooling. The town of Cullompton is situated to the west and provides a good range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities as well as access to the M5 (J28) with convenient access to Taunton, Exeter and beyond. Mainline rail connections are available at Tiverton Parkway which is situated adjacent to (J27) of the motorway. The property is situated within the catchment area of Uffculme School.


Enjoying separate access from the adjoining buildings, the house occupies a slightly elevated position with attractive southerly views. It was constructed in 1991 of cavity walled elevations; externally rendered and spardashed over a brick plinth with tiled roof. The accommodation is light, spacious and conveniently arranged and benefits throughout from modern uPVC double glazed casements and propane gas fired central heating. The accommodation comprises:-

The Ground Floor
Entrance Porch -With front door and glazed side panels leading to:
Entrance Hall - With stairs rising to first floor with cupboard under.
Sitting Room - A spacious triple aspect room enjoying fine views with feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove on slate hearth. Sliding French doors to rear.
Kitchen/Dining Room - A dual aspect room with range of wood fronted base cupboard and drawer units with work surface and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integral electric hob, oven, dishwasher and fridge. Range of matching wall cupboards.
Utility Room - With door to rear. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set within work surface with cupboard under. Plumbing for washing machine. Door to integral garage with electric up/over door.
Cloakroom - With close coupled suite and pedestal wash basin.

The First Floor
Landing—With access to roof void and enclosed store cupboard.
Bedroom 1 - With fitted wardrobe and En-Suite off with shower cubicle with electric mixer unit. Pedestal wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 2 - With fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 - With fitted wardrobe.
Bathroom - With suite comprising of WC, pedestal wash basin and panel bath with electric shower unit over. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom 4 - With fitted wardrobe.

The house is approached over a tree lined entrance drive with post and rail fencing to the adjoining pasture paddocks. To the front of the house is a concreted turning and parking area with the house set within enclosed lawned gardens with a paved terrace to the side and rear. To the south and set at a slightly lower level is an extensive range of farm buildings which enjoy separate road frontage and access. Although currently used for livestock production, the buildings are equally suited to a variety of alternative uses subject to any appropriate planning consents. All are grouped around either concreted or hardened yards and in summary, comprise:-

5 bay steel framed and corrugated fibre cement roofed silage barn approx. 24.15m x 13.08m with part sleeper and part GI clad elevations. Concrete floor. The building is extended to one end with a further 3 bay steel framed and profile steel roofed fodder store approx. 17.50m x 13.08m. Adjoining to one side of the main silage barn is a further 5 bay steel framed and profile steel roofed covered yard approx. 24.15m x 7.07m with concrete floor.

The land is essentially level and contained within a number of well fenced enclosures. It enjoys good road frontage and access and comprises of productive pasture suitable to a variety of general livestock and equestrian interests. The property extends in total to about 10.71 acres, as edged in red on the identification plan.

Available as an option to the purchaser of Lot 1 only, is an additional 14.70 acres of arable/pasture land which lies a short distance to the north. The land enjoys good road frontage and access and comprises of two predominantly level enclosures. Further details are available from the Agents.

Freehold and with vacant possession upon completion.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. In the event of the property being sold in two Lots, this will necessitate the sub-division and re-routing of supplies. Further details are available form the Agents.

The Farmhouse currently drains to a private system. The Barn will drain to a new system to be installed within the curtilage of the property at the purchasers expense and in accordance with current Environment Agency requirements.

These are believed to comprise of local council tax in respect of the farmhouse (Band F), together with the usual service and environmental charges.

The Barn will be assessed on completion.

Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6PP. (01884) 255255.

All measurements are approximate. Any field numbers and areas shown on the attached plan are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only. They do not necessarily correspond either with the National Grid plan numbers or with those produced on the Rural Land Register.
Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars as accurate and reliable as possible, if there are any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We have not tested any of the equipment, appliances, central heating or services.

It will be the responsibility of the purchaser of Lot 2 to erect and thereafter maintain a permanent stock proof fence against the common boundary with Lot 1.

Planning consent for the construction of the house was granted under Reference no: 90/01482/OUT subject to a condition which states:

The occupation of the dwelling should be limited to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture as defined in section 290 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 or in forestry or a dependant of such person residing with him or her, or a widow or widower of such a person.

Further information is available from the Agents.
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