5 bed property for sale

£435,000

Venton Orchard, Weare Giffard, Bideford EX39

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Property description

Three acres of level pasture land
detached stone barn with possibilities for conversion subject to planning consent
character features including fireplaces and beamed ceilings
convenient for access to bideford and barnstaple
ideal for smallholding or equestrian use
quiet location surrounded by open countryside
five bedrooms and three reception rooms
plenty of scope for further improvement


A chance to purchase this spacious detached five bedroom three reception room character farmhouse believed to date to the 17th century, conveniently situated between the towns of Barnstaple and Bideford.

The property retains many of its original character features including large fireplaces and beamed ceilings as well as later additions including a lovely herringbone wood parquet floor in the sitting room and Victorian tesselated flooring in the hallway but also offers scope for further improvements.

Venton Farm is located at the end of a small lane and was the original farmhouse with a number of other farm buildings close by that have subsequently been turned into attractive homes.
The downstairs accommodation offers a light and spacious living room with cast iron wood burning stove, there is a double aspect dining room with large open chimney breast, a comfortable sitting room with fireplace, a farmhouse kitchen with beamed ceiling, slate worktops an oil fired range for cooking and central heating and a useful utility room and cloakroom w/c, there is also a rear lobby area with a door to the back of the house and a small workshop.
Upstairs are five bedrooms, a shower room and a family bathroom both with white suites and chrome fittings.
Outside at the rear are about 3 acres of fairly level pasture land ideal for the equine enthusiast and with an old stable building in one corner. There is also a level vegetabe plot and small orchard as well as a secluded lawned garden.
Also as part of the sale is a 31' x 14 stone barn which could be converted into an annex or holiday letting cottage (subject to planning consent) and there are another two metal storage sheds at the side of the main house 12'9" x 12 and 12' x 11'9".
Venton Farm apparently also benefits from a farm licence which offers benefits regarding use as a smallholding.

Sitting Room 18' x 15' (5.49m x 4.57m).

Dining Room 15'11" x 15' (4.85m x 4.57m).

Reception Room 15'6" x 14' (4.72m x 4.27m).

Kitchen 16'x 10'3" (4.88mx 3.12m).

Utility Room 10'6" x 7'9" (3.2m x 2.36m).

Cloakroom

Bedroom 1 16' x 15' (4.88m x 4.57m).

Bedroom 2 15'3" x 12'2" (4.65m x 3.7m).

Bedroom 3 11'9" x 11'8" (3.58m x 3.56m).

Bedroom 4 16' x 10'7" (4.88m x 3.23m).

Bedroom 5 13' x 6'11" (3.96m x 2.1m).

Stone Barn 31' x 14' (9.45m x 4.27m).

From Bideford quay cross the Old Bridge and turn left at the mini roundabout towards Instow. After a short distance turn right onto Manteo Way signposted Alverdiscott and continue along and over a roundabout passing Tarka Housing on the left hand side. Turn left into Gammaton Road and proceed for approximately 2.7 miles to Gammaton Cross, turn right and take the next right fork in the road to Weare Giffard. Drive on for 1 mile and turn right into the car park of European Foods on the left, then left into Rowan end, a small lane which will take you to Venton farm which is the first white building on the left.


EX39 Zed-Index
£218,188 £295,306 £195,109 £160,501 £155,834

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Value change
£5,727 (2.70%) £7,594 (3.61%) £7,920 (3.77%) £12,405 (6.03%) £13,036 (6.35%) £7,027 (3.33%) £15,892 (7.86%)
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Avg. price paid: £199,421
No. of property sales: 763
Avg. price paid: £195,892
No. of property sales: 2,121
Avg. price paid: £199,358
No. of property sales: 3,534
Avg. price paid: £199,574
No. of property sales: 4,816
Avg. price paid: £141,603
No. of property sales: 16,318

Avg. asking price in EX39: £286,096
No. of properties for sale in EX39: 504
Avg. asking rent in EX39: £582 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX39: 60

Property value data/graphs for EX39

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £295,306 £220 3.6 £270,510
Semi-detached £195,109 £224 3.1 £178,185
Terraced £160,501 £212 2.8 £150,519
Flats £155,834 £214 2.0 £146,521

Current asking prices in EX39

Avg. current asking prices in EX39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £89,975
(2)
£142,958
(66)
£249,652
(146)
£357,921
(98)
£488,012
(48)
Flats £110,782
(11)
£162,538
(61)
£239,344
(8)
£175,000
(2)
£289,950
(1)
All £107,581
(13)
£152,362
(127)
£249,116
(154)
£354,262
(100)
£483,970
(49)

Current asking rents in EX39

Avg. current asking prices in EX39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £493 pcm
(3)
£546 pcm
(11)
£677 pcm
(13)
£885 pcm
(5)
£715 pcm
(1)
Flats £401 pcm
(10)
£547 pcm
(12)
£672 pcm
(2)
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All £422 pcm
(13)
£547 pcm
(23)
£677 pcm
(15)
£885 pcm
(5)
£715 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for EX39

Highest value in EX39
Highest value streets Zed-Index
New Road £590,965
Goatshill £544,563
Daddon Hill £542,875
Graynfylde Drive £503,648
Hallsannery £493,095
Highest turnover in EX39
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Town Meadows 62.5%
Ferndown Close 60.0%
Lilybridge 58.6%
Vickers Ground 53.8%
Dane Court 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Chapelton (Devon) (6.3 miles)
  • Barnstaple (7.5 miles)
  • Umberleigh (7.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (37.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (45.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (68.3 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (3.0 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (4.7 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (4.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Monkleigh Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • East-the-Water Community Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Great Torrington Junior School (2.5 miles)
  • Broomhayes School and Children's Centre (2.0 miles)
  • Great Torrington School (2.4 miles)
  • Bideford College (3.3 miles)
  • Kingsley School (3.5 miles)
  • The Lampard Community School (7.9 miles)
  • Pathfield School (8.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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