Holsworthy, EX22 7BR

Brendon, Thornbury, Holsworthy, EX22 7BR

Detached House 6 Bedroom
Sale agreed £500,000
Key Features
  • 5/6 BEDROOMS
Property Description

Additional Information

An attractive detached period country farm house offering very spacious living accommodation. The property is bursting with character and has the added advantage of being located in the enchanting and extremely private setting of Brendon Hamlet. It is a delightful and well presented 5 bedroom detached stone built period farmhouse with generous level gardens and a separate detached double barn with great potential for conversion or perfect if you're lucky enough to be working from home. No onward chain.

THIS ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (all measurements are approximate):-

ENTRANCE PORCH 4'8" x 3' (1.42m x 0.91m). Traditional brick and stone built entrance porch with arched and studded solid wood front door. Slate floor. Double aspect small windows. Double glazed door to main hallway.

HALLWAY    Original slate flagged floor, original spindled period staircase, stripped pine period doors with original door furniture leading to the lounge, dining room and kitchen/dinner. Large stripped pine under stairs walk-in cupboard, with central ceiling light, mainly used for coat storage. The hall has a large radiator. Double socket. Smoke alarm and 4 down lighters.

LOUNGE 16'6" (5.03m) (into alcoves) x 15'8" (4.78m). Beautiful and original exposed stone and brick open inglenook fireplace with
bread oven dominates the room. Housing a working log and coal burning fire within. Exposed beams. Original slate floor and original stripped pine door gives the room much character. Double glazed window overlooking the garden. Internal window looking on to the kitchen/diner. 5 double sockets. Ceiling light. Radiator. TV point.

DINING ROOM 15'6" x 15'4" (max) (4.72m x 4.67m (max)). Large original stone inglenook fireplace. Original slate floors. Double glazed window overlooking the garden. Exposed beams. Central light, wall light and downlighters. Radiator, 2 double sockets. A glazed door leads to the conservatory and an internal window looks onto the home office.

CONSERVATORY 18' (5.49m) x 11' (3.35m) (max) narrowing to 5'9" (1.75m). Double glazed windows and French doors giving access to an attractive and extensive outside terrace area and pond. Exposed stone walls and tiled floor giving a rustic feel. Large radiator. 3 double sockets and 4 single sockets linked to the light switch.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 25'5" x 8' (7.75m x 2.44m). Range of fitted base units with solid wood shaker doors and beech wooden work surface incorporating "Franke" double sink with drainer. Oven with 4 ring hob. "Neff" Integrated fridge/freezer. "Smeg" integrated dishwasher. 2 radiators. 4 double sockets and 1 single socket. 3 rear aspect PVCu double glazed windows and large patio doors which lead out to a tranquil and private rear terrace. Traditional quarry tiles with decorative inserts.

OFFICE 9' x 8'2" (2.74m x 2.5m). PVCu double glazed window. Fitted carpet. Radiator. downlighters and BT telephone point with internet/Wi-Fi connection. Built in storage cupboard. Radiator plus 3 double sockets and internet point. Original pine doors to kitchen and door to rear corridor. Two internal windows.

REAR LOBBY    Original pine doors off to Bathroom, Utility room and music room/library. Wall light and ceiling spotlight. Attractive exposed stone walls. Fitted carpet.

BATHROOM    Bath with shower over. White low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Double glazed rear aspect window. Tiled floor and large heated towel rail. Exposed stone wall and original pine door.

UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM 9' x 7' (2.74m x 2.13m). large room with fitted base units and worksurface over appliances. Ceramic sink/drainer unit. Glazed door to side garden, ceramic tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Radiator and two double sockets. Glazed door to rear hallway. Entrance to a loft space over both the utility and music rooms.

"SNUG"/GROUNDFLOOR BEDROOM 6 9' (2.74m) (max) x 10'7" (3.23m) (max). Side aspect double glazed window overlooking the garden. Radiator, 2 x double sockets and one single socket. Central ceiling light. Fitted carpet, original pine door.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING    Fitted carpet extending to the stairs. Radiator. 1 double socket and one single socket. Smoke alarm and stripped period doors to all rooms and to the rear upper hallway.

MASTER BEDROOM 16'5" (max) x 15'6" (5m (max) x 4.72m). Double glazed window overlooking the garden. Fitted carpet. Radiator. USB points with double plugs at the side of the bed with 5 other double plug sockets, TV point. Bespoke wooden fitted wardrobes along one wall. Original stripped pine door. Exposed stone chimney breast. Original stripped pine door leading to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM    Large walk-in tiled shower. Low level flush WC and oval wash hand basin set on an antique vanity unit. Side aspect double glazed window. Downlighters. "Ventaxia" extractors. Shaver socket and heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2 15'6" x 15'4" (max) (4.72m x 4.67m (max)). Original stripped pine door. Front aspect double glazed window with views over the garden. Fitted carpet. Radiator. 4 double sockets. Central and wall lights. Exposed stone chimney breast.

BEDROOM 3 "L-Shaped" 9' (2.74m) (max) x 9' (2.74m)max). Double glazed windows to the front overlooking the garden. One internal window overlooking landing. Radiator. 3 double socket and one single socket. Fitted carpet and ceiling light. Access to loft space, with its down loft ladder.

REAR UPPER HALL    Central light. fitted carpet. Stripped pine antique doors leading to bedrooms 4 and 5 and a large shower room.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM    White suite comprising large walk in tiled shower. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC. Rear aspect double glazed window. Ceramic tiled floor. Large heated towel rail and downlighters.

BEDROOM 4 16'4" x 8'3" (4.98m x 2.51m). Double glazed double aspect rear and side windows. Fitted carpet. Built-in storage which contains the hot water tank. Radiator. 2 double sockets. Ceiling light.

BEDROOM 5 9' x 8'10" (2.74m x 2.7m). Rear aspect double glazed window. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. Radiator. Feature window height small alcove. 1 double socket and 1 single socket.

THE LOFT    Spacious, insulated and boarded for storage. Pull down loft ladder. 2 light fittings.

OUTSIDE    The property is approached over a 50 metre private right of way lane which gives access to a large private parking area that can accommodate up to 3 cars. Traditional double wooden gates lead to the gravel driveway to the house. The driveway can accommodate a further three cars. There is a wooden picket gate entrance to the garden from the lane, which leads up to the front door. This section of the garden is bordered by a traditional dry stone wall.

Superb, well laid out gardens with spacious lawns and a shrubbery. There are many mature shrubs are scattered about the gardens, including rhododendron, camellias, hebe, berberis, buddleias, variegated holly, syringa, mahonia, acer, wegelia. Additionally there are climbing plants, consisting of honeysuckle and roses, including a kiftsgate, a bramley apple tree, a pretty pond with water lilies, a small trellised seating area and several further paved seating areas, including a large terrace adjoining the conservatory. The garden is enclosed by laurel, box privet, beech hedges and natural banks to the side and rear.

There are 2 motion activated security lights either side of the front porch
and 2 further lights to the side walls of the property. The edge of the barn has a large motion activated security light which illuminates the driveway on entry.

Immediately outside the utility room there is an outside tap, a rotary washing line and an outdoor weatherproof double electric socket in the centre of the garden.

BARN 27'5" (8.36m) x 11' (3.35m) & 17'10" (5.44m) x 11'10" (3.6m). The large double barn offers flexible use as a workshop or studio, and has great potential for conversion into living accommodation. The barn comprises 4 external windows, a large glazed door with glass panels to each side and a second door for entry into the smaller half of the double barn. An internal door joins the two halves of the barn and an internal window.

SERVICES    Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.

COUNCIL BAND    Band 'E' (Please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).


From Holsworthy proceed on the A388 Bideford road for 3 miles until reaching Holsworthy Beacon and here turn right. Follow this road for about 0.5 miles and turn left signed Brendon. Proceed for about 200 yards and at our "For Sale" sign turn right. Follow this council maintained road to the end of the tarmac and turn right at our for sale board onto the stone drive for a short way and you will come to the entrance of the property on the right hand side.

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