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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • An individual detached farmhouse
  • 12 acres of land and gardens
  • Large reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Separate 2 bedroomed holiday cottage
  • Large 60' x 40' outbuilding
  • Workshop 30' x 20'
  • Ample parking area
  • Easy access to Tiverton
  • Idyllic peaceful location

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Location Batney Farmhouse and cottage lie in the private and scenic Devon countryside just to the South of the hamlet of Meshaw, only 5 miles from the market town of South Molton.
The market town of South Molton provides good local facilities with supermarket, a bank, Post Office, schools, health centre, library and the popular pannier market held on Thursdays and Saturdays, together with regular livestock markets.
The regional town of Barnstaple, about 15 miles to the west, is situated at the head of the River Taw Estuary and offers a further variety of shops and facilities.
The North Devon coastline is stunning with the sandy beaches of Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe, accompanied by the coastal walks along the cliffs. The North Devon link road (A361) offers easy access to the M5 at Tiverton and the intercity rail connections to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway.

Description Batney Farmhouse and Holiday Cottage surrounded by 12 acres of level paddocks and grounds, including a substantial agricultural barn, large hard-standing and workshops offer an ideal opportunity for Equine enthusiasts. The property is situated down a private drive and surrounded by woodland and landscaped lakes. The situation offers peace and quiet and is yet within easy access of the A361 and Exmoor National Park.
The four bedroomed farmhouse is of substantial proportion and offers wonderful views of the lakes and woodland to the front of the property. The farmhouse benefits from an efficient Grant oil fired central heating boiler installed in 2019 and has Solar pv panels on the roof generating electricity with feed in tariff .
The detached holiday cottage offers at present a good income for the current owners. The cottage has been substantially upgraded to include a modern kitchen, lovely cosy sitting room with wood-burning stove and replacement double glazed hardwood windows. Upstairs has two good sized bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an electric boiler servicing the hot water and heating.

The farmhouse Please refer to the floorplan for room layout and dimensions
entrance hall: With quarry tiled floor.
Bathroom: With bath, hand basin and WC.
Drawing room: With part stone walls, window seat, stone fireplace with beam over and bread oven and woodburner. Second stone fireplace. Exposed beams, double glazing and doorway through to:
Dining room: With exposed ceiling beams, stone fireplace with woodburner and double glazed doors into:
Conservatory: This large room offers the most wonderful views over the lake and fields.
Kitchen: Range of pine wall and base units, quarry tiled floor and decommissioned oil fired Rayburn. Door to entrance hall.
Utility room: Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. External door to the side of property.

First Floor
All of the first floor rooms enjoy beautiful views over the fields and lake.
Landing to
bedroom 1: With window to front aspect overlooking the front gardens and countryside beyond.
Bedroom 2: A double room overlooking the front gardens and countryside beyond.
Bedroom 3: Again, another double room overlooking the front gardens and countryside beyond.
Bedroom 4: With front aspect overlooking the front gardens and countryside beyond.
Shower room: Shower cubicle with power shower, hand basin, WC and airing cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion tank.

Detached holiday cottage Please refer to the floorplan for room layout and dimensions
10 month occupancy condition.
The holiday cottage is situated to the north west of the farmhouse. It is constructed of rendered walls under a tiled roof. The cottage has hardwood double glazed throughout. An electric central heating boiler provides hot water and heating. The accommodation comprises:-
Entrance door to:
Sitting room: With woodburner.
Kitchen: With range of units and tiled floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.

First Floor
landing: With wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 1: Double aspect room with exposed ceiling beams.
Bedroom 2: With exposed ceiling beams.
Adjoining the cottage is a store room with loft space over.

Outbuildings The property offers a range of equestrian facilities to include a large 60ft x 40ft timber framed, concrete block and gi covered agricultural building with wide doors at each gable end and electricity connected. Outside the yards offer excellent room and turning for farm vehicles and machinery. The large workshop off the yard provides an excellent area for tool storage and maintenance jobs required on the farm.

Land and grounds The property is approached over a private driveway through a 5 acre paddock which is ready to be fenced and used for grazing of livestock. The further 6 acres approximately surround the farmhouse and cottage and are gently sloping down towards the boundary fences. In total, the farmhouse and cottage sit in 12 acres of grounds and paddocks.

Services Mains water and electricity to all properties. A borehole has been sunk in field 6030 but is not currently connected.
The Farmhouse: Grant oil-fired boiler providing central heating and hot water. Solar pv panels. Septic tank drainage (shared with the holiday cottage)
The Holiday Cottage: Electric boiler and septic tank drainage (shared with farmhouse).
Council Tax: Band E for The Farmhouse. The holiday cottage is currently rated for business rates and receives 100% small business relief.

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Local Amenities

  • Kings Nympton 6 miles
  • Eggesford 6.5 miles
  • Bishops Nympton Primary School 3.2 miles
  • East Worlington Primary School 3.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Kings Nympton 6 miles
  • Eggesford 6.5 miles
  • Bishops Nympton Primary School 3.2 miles
  • East Worlington Primary School 3.3 miles

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11th Nov 2020 £775,000 First listed

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