Hackhams Farm is believed to date back to late medieval times of around 1470. This impressive Grade II listed property enjoys an enviable location on the edge of the pretty village of Buckerell which has convenient access to the A30 and M5 making commuting a viable option, whilst enjoying the peace and tranquillity of glorious East Devon countryside. The market town of Honiton is within 4 miles and includes mainline railway station on the London Waterloo line, excellent shopping facilities, sports centre and swimming pool. The cathedral and university city of Exeter is within easy commuting distance with its international airport and motorway access to M5. The town of Sidmouth is approximately 10 miles and offers a variety of coastal pursuits. The property also benefits from being within the Kings School catchment area making Hackhams Farm a perfect family residence.
The grand period features throughout the property create a fascinating and unique appeal, whilst giving an insight into the age of this truly charming and superior farmhouse.
The well presented accommodation offers a huge degree of versatility, is light and spacious with excellent ceiling heights, with an attached barn creating potential to convert into a comfortable home for a relative or perhaps as a letting unit (all subject to necessary planning consents).
There are also several outbuildings including stables and a recently constructed substantial multi bay barn creating an excellent opportunity for a variety of uses, again subject to necessary planning consents.
This is a unique opportunity to acquire this charming medieval hall house with cross passage; along with its associated outbuildings and land that offer a huge degree of versatility.
This lovely property briefly comprises reception hall with a wealth of character and many original features creating an excellent first impression; the sitting room is a superb light and spacious dual aspect room with an impressive inglenook fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is well equipped with numerous solid oak units under granite work tops. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge freezer and Rangemaster cooker.This lovely room is open to the Sun Room with impressive garden outlooks. There is also a utility room and cloakroom. The drawing room is yet another charming room with a second inglenook fireplace with Beer stone quoins and exposed stonework and timber beams. The elegant dining room leads to a good size office concluding the ground floor with a blocked door giving potential access into the adjoining barn.
The first floor consists of five double bedrooms, luxury bathroom and separate shower room. Pleasant country views are enjoyed from many rooms throughout the property.
A private sweeping driveway provides plenty of parking and access to the substantial outbuildings. The immediate gardens and grounds are beautiful and would be a delight for any keen gardeners. The professionally landscaped gardens create an abundance of colour throughout the year with a vast variety of mature plants, shrubs and trees with secluded seating areas and pathways. There is also a paddock and pasture field giving Hackhams Farm a total of approximately four acres in all.
The accommodation (with approximate measurements)
open entrance porch: Slate canopy and solid oak door to
reception hall: Natural slate stone floor. Walls with plank and muntin screen, beams and a fascinating original arched door that leads to the utility room. Exposed beams continue to the ceiling with openings to the drawing room and sitting room.
Sitting room: 20'9" (into chimney recess) x 16'3" A lovely dual aspect room with windows to front and side, two with window seats enjoying views across the garden and countryside beyond. Original plank and muntin screen to back wall. Impressive inglenook fireplace with slate hearth, exposed stonework and bread oven door with wood burner and a large timber beam over. Radiator with attractive cover, wall light points and spotlights to ceiling. Continuation of the attractive slate stone floor from the reception hall. Exposed ceiling beams. Stairs rise to the first floor. Door to
kitchen/breakfast room: 17' x 14' A lovely family sized dual aspect room with a comprehensive range of quality bespoke solid oak units, granite work tops with inset Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer and Rangemaster cooker. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs. Recessed lighting has been used to great effect. Slate floor, large storage cupboard and door to Utility room and large openeing to
sun room A light and airy room with wonderful garden and country outlooks with attractive slate effect flooring and french doors.
Utility room: 13'5" x 6' Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Fascinating arched door to reception hall. Large useful cupboard with shelving. Door to
cloakroom: Modern white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and obscure glazed window.
Drawing room: 17' X 14'9" Accessed from the reception hall. A charming room also with an inglenook fireplace boasting Beer stone quoins and further exposed stone work with wood burner, small window and large timber beam over. Another traditional window with deep display sill and seat. Plank and muntin screen. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Oak staircase giving a second access to the first floor. Wall light points, ceiling spotlights, radiator and opening to
dining room: 16'8" x 11'6" A warm elegant room with another deep window and attractive exposed brick work sill. Plank and muntin screen. Wall light points and exposed beams. Blocked doorway providing potential access to the adjoining barn giving a huge degree of versatility and could provide further accommodation subject to necessary planning consents.
large landing: Creating another fine first impression. Window with superb views across the garden and towards surrounding countryside. Exposed jointed cruck beam.
Bedroom one: 19' x 12'6" A beautiful light bedroom with attractive exposed stone work and wall timbers. Feature stone fireplace with timber lintel. Window with another pleasant country view. Further timber door to the rear landing with oak staircase to the drawing room, access hatch to loft space and further door to
bedroom five: 12'8" x 11'2" (max) l-shaped. Exposed wall timbers and window with country view. This room may lend itself as a spacious dressing room.
Shower room: Recently refurbished with a stylish white suite comprising shower cubicle with mains mixer shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Electric shaver point. Window. This shower room and bedroom five provide potential to create a grand master suite, being a dressing room and en-suite shower room.
Bedroom two: 14'6" x 11'4" Accessed from the principal landing. Exposed beams, window with country views and access hatch to loft space.
Bedroom three: 13'7" x 11'7" Window with seat and pleasant country views. Fireplace with exposed Beer stone quoins and oak lintel. Further exposed stone and beams to walls.
Bedroom four: 12' x 9'7" Window with views. Exposed beams.
Luxury family bathroom: 14'4" x 6'3" Fitted with a traditional yet contemporary white suite comprising roll top free-standing bath with ball and claw feet and antique telephone style mixer shower attachment. Separate shower cubicle. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and electric shaver point. Attractive wall and floor tiling. Recessed ceiling lights and exposed beam. Heated towel rail. Window with fine country views.
To the outside A sweeping private drive leads to a substantial parking area and access to the rear of the adjoining barn and a further outbuildings
adjoining barn 29'9" x 16'8" Timber double doors to yard and windows to garden. Of a traditional stone and cob construction with concrete floor, light and power. This is a superb opportunity for many purposes, subject to necessary planning consents.
Two stables, tack room:& store 22'4" x 12'
detached combination barn: 90" x 30' A recent construction with multiple bays light power and large loft room. Another opportunity to restore and renovate for ancillary accommodation, holiday lets, commercial premises etc all subject of course to necessary planning consents.
Gardens & grounds The immediate gardens and grounds are extensively landscaped and are another appealing feature of this property with a series of mature flower beds containing a vast variety of plants, shrubs and trees creating an abundance of colour throughout the year.
There is a small woodland walk and a natural pond. This large garden enjoys an excellent degree of privacy whilst taking full advantage of the south westerly sun. The adjoining countryside provides glorious views across East Devon towards the hills in the distance.
There is also a substantial paddock and pasture field with 'post and rail' and stock proof fencing extending Hackhams Farm's associated land to four acres in all, and again creates the opportunity to enjoy an equestrian or animal orientated life style.
Services We understand mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.
Outgoings Council tax band G
agents note Data protection act of 2017. We are now required to obtain proof of id and proof of residence for any prospective purchaser before formally agreeing a sale. Photographic identification such as passport or driving licence, proof of residence, utility bill, council tax or official Inland Revenue correspondence.
Directions From the centre of Ottery St Mary take the B3177 out of the town, up the hill past the church and continue on through the village of Alfington proceeding to the junction with the old A30. Turn left signposted to Exeter. Proceed over the bridge at Fenny Bridges and take the first turning immediately right signposted to Feniton. Proceed under the bridge, taking the first right signposted to Buckerell. Continue for approximately 2 miles and Hackhams Farm can be found on the left hand side just before entering the village of Buckerell. Proceed over the concrete apron and take the left of the two entrances. Hackhams Farm will be found at the end of the drive.
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