7 bed detached house for sale

Guide price £695,000

Benton, Bratton Fleming, Devon EX32

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Property info

Property features

  • 4 Bedroom Main Barn
  • 3 Bedroom Holiday Barn
  • Modern Barn 2, 500 sq ft
  • Gardens & Paddock 2.5 Acres
  • Timeless & Tranquil Spot
  • Ideal Home/Income
  • Suit Dual Occupation stpp
  • Immaculate Throughout

Property description

Two detached period barn conversions providing 7 bedrooms overall, together with modern multi functional barn covering 2500sq ft in delightful & quiet rural location. EPC Band C. 2.5 acres


Situation and amenities


Benton is a hamlet at the end of a no through country lane, on the rural outskirts of Bratton Fleming, which offers local shop, village school, public house, sport centre and garage. The village is on the fringe of Exmoor National Park, which offers many miles of beautiful walks and excellent riding. Barnstaple, the regional centre for North Devon is easily accessible and offers a diverse shopping experience, together with a broad range of amenities, further schooling, entertainments and a railway station providing regular services to Exeter, with connecting services beyond. The market town of South Molton is also within easy reach, to the east. Tiverton Parkway Station at Junction 27 of the M5 are both within about 40 minutes by car. The dramatic North Devon Coastline with its expansive sandy beaches at Saunton (also offering a championship golf course), Croyde and Woolacombe are also easily accessible, all between 15 and 20 miles away.

Description


The Old Stables and Stable Cottage comprises a pair of quality barn conversions, converted by the existing owners. The Old Stables was converted in 2003/2004, and Stable Cottage in 2007/2008. Stable Cottage is run as a 5 star rated holiday cottage, generating useful income, and listed with - reference hggq. Alternatively, Stable Cottage may offer potential for excellent in-law accommodation, subject to any necessary change of use. There is a further substantial former farm building, with consent to accommodate an indoor swimming pool / garaging, but offering potential for further developments, subject to planning permission.

The period barns have been skilfully converted to combine quality modern refinements with original period features, with extensive use of oak timbers. There are vaulted ceilings and exposed A frames. These properties can only be fully appreciated by an internal inspection. Both barns have their own private garden areas, and are served off a gravelled approach, with carriage sweep style drive, with plenty of off road parking and turning. The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises:

Old stables


With accommodation arranged on a reversed level basis.

Ground floor entrance porch


Tiled flooring. Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. Loft hatch access. Partially glazed door to

Entrance hall


Cupboard under stairs. Airing cupboard. Separate cupboard housing un-vented pressurised water tank and heating control panel.
Bedroom 1
A double room with views over surrounding countryside. Large walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and slatted shelving.

En-suite shower room


With oversized shower tray, sliding double glazed door to shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. Separate WC. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.
Bedroom 2
Another double room with views across the driveway to open countryside. Laminate wood flooring.
Bedroom 3
Another double room with views across the driveway to open countryside. Laminate wooden flooring.
Bedroom 4
Another double room with views across the driveway to a side lawned garden and views over surrounding countryside. Laminate wooden flooring.

Returning to the entrance hall, oak stairs lead to the

Bathroom

first floor landing


With vaulted ceiling. Velux window. Exposed roof trusses.

Living room


Exposed to roof apex with A frame trusses and roof beams. Central feature window with partially exposed stonework enjoying stunning and far reaching country views. Two large Velux roof lights. Sold oak flooring. TV point.

Study


Velux window overlooking private lane to rear. Exposed A frame, trusses and roof beams.

Dining room / kitchen


Dining area. Large picture window with outlook towards the cottage and surrounding countryside. Partial dividing peninsula breakfast bar. Open roof apex with exposed A frame trusses and roof beams. The kitchen area has a range of wood base storage cupboards with worktops set over and matching wall mounted units, tiled splash backs, round over work surface on all three sides. Sink with classical brass mixer tap. Rangemaster 110 electric range, with twin oven and hobs set over. Rangemaster extractor fan with canopy above. Integrated dishwasher. Laminated wood flooring.

Utility room


Exposed A frame trusses and roof beam. Tiled flooring. Slate effect worktop with stainless steel sink, draining board and wood storage cupboard under. Space / plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Extractor fan. Low level WC.

Stable cottage


A courtesy screen provides privacy between the two properties. Step from a slated patio area with slate steps up to a partially glazed oak front door, leading into open plan

Kitchen / dining room


A beautifully presented 25' open plan entertaining area, with breakfast bar division. Velux and deep sill windows to front and side ensure good levels of light to the entire room, and framing the views both across the garden and towards the paddock. Feature exposed stone wall along the entire length. Exposed A frame trusses and roof beams. Dining area with solid oak flooring. Kitchen area with attractive painted kitchen base storage cupboards with matching wall mounted units. Tongue and groove panelling set behind. Slate effect work surface. Stainless Diplomat single oven with four point electric hob and extractor fan. Stainless steel sink with draining board and chrome mixer taps. Integrated dishwasher. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Integrated fridge / freezer. Slate flooring. Steps to

Sitting room


Central feature stone fireplace with stone hearth. Cast iron multi fuel stove and decorative bread oven with original cast door. Exposed roof beams and window supports. Solid oak flooring. Door to ground floor
bedroom 3
A double room with

En-suite shower room


Oversized shower tray. Mosaic tiled walls to shower. Wash hand basin. WC. Tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Towel radiator.

Oak stairs to

First floor landing


Storage cupboard.
Bedroom 1
A double room set into roof apex with exposed beams, Velux window and feature narrow high level window. Walk in airing cupboard with slatted shelving.

En-suite shower room


With corner shower, mosaic tiling and concertina door. WC and pedestal basin. Combined shaver light. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.
Bedroom 2
Double room set into roof apex with exposed beams and deep sill window overlooking private lane and surrounding countryside.

En-suite shower room


With cubicle, mosaic tiling and concertina door. Pedestal basin. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.

Outside


Approached from the lane through five bar double gates over a sweeping gravelled driveway with central turning circle, and level lawned grounds for ease of maintenance. The formal gardens extend to a copse, set behind and bordered by attractive stone boundary walls. Beyond the turning circle is a very useful, modern agricultural building, with double height access to side and rear, extending approximately to 60' x 45' of timber frame construction, fully clad on all sides, with three double sliding patio doors, up and over door for vehicle access, and currently providing dry storage, but with potential for games room, workshops, vehicle storage, stabling etc. This is an open plan structure, and there is power and light connected. Adjoining this area, there is access into a post and rail pasture paddock, gently sloping and running down to a small stream on the southern boundary. In all, the gardens and grounds extend to about 2.5 acres.

Directions


Approaching Bratton Fleming village from the Barnstaple direction, proceed up the hill, through the village, and as you leave, bear right signed Brayford and South Molton. From this point, proceed for approximately 1 mile, and then turn right, dropping down into a no through country lane, which runs down to the hamlet of Benton. These properties are the first on the left.

Services


Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private water supply. Private drainage. The boiler for the holiday cottage is externally located on the rear wall.

Web find reference


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EX32 Zed-Index
£205,785 £296,497 £197,484 £160,687 £118,617

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£5,946 (2.98%) £9,671 (4.93%) £9,137 (4.65%) £13,779 (7.18%) £12,791 (6.63%) £11,692 (6.02%) £18,595 (9.93%)
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Avg. price paid: £188,206
No. of property sales: 350
Avg. price paid: £185,247
No. of property sales: 999
Avg. price paid: £186,686
No. of property sales: 1,607
Avg. price paid: £186,766
No. of property sales: 2,124
Avg. price paid: £126,160
No. of property sales: 8,529

Avg. asking price in EX32: £242,039
No. of properties for sale in EX32: 248
Avg. asking rent in EX32: £574 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX32: 43

Property value data/graphs for EX32

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £296,497 £213 3.7 £261,599
Semi-detached £197,484 £209 3.2 £193,859
Terraced £160,687 £187 3.0 £151,114
Flats £118,617 £193 1.8 £112,287

Current asking prices in EX32

Avg. current asking prices in EX32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £118,225
(4)
£150,276
(31)
£215,744
(72)
£315,464
(60)
£455,833
(18)
Flats £91,967
(12)
£124,565
(17)
£115,000
(1)
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All £98,531
(16)
£141,170
(48)
£214,364
(73)
£315,464
(60)
£455,833
(18)

Current asking rents in EX32

Avg. current asking prices in EX32
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £358 pcm
(11)
£605 pcm
(4)
£714 pcm
(9)
£933 pcm
(3)
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Flats £438 pcm
(10)
£568 pcm
(4)
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All £396 pcm
(21)
£586 pcm
(8)
£714 pcm
(9)
£933 pcm
(3)
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Fun facts for EX32

Highest value in EX32
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Snapper £467,865
Bishops Tawton Road £445,206
Charles £440,044
Woodford Gardens £439,795
£434,028
Highest turnover in EX32
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Trinity Place 54.5%
Meadow Close 45.5%
Litchdon Street 45.1%
Convent Close 41.7%
Barnstaple Hill 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Barnstaple (6.7 miles)
  • Chapelton (Devon) (7.9 miles)
  • Umberleigh (8.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (31.9 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (34.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (55.3 miles)
  • Ilfracombe Ferry Landing (10.9 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (12.1 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (12.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bratton Fleming Community Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Brayford Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Chelfham Mill School (3.0 miles)
  • The Barnstaple Tutorial Unit (5.9 miles)
  • The Park Community School (6.3 miles)
  • Pilton Community College (6.7 miles)
  • West Buckland School (3.0 miles)
  • The Lampard Community School (5.9 miles)
  • The Libra School (6.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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