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5 bed detached house for sale Holsworthy EX22

5 beds
3 baths
1 reception
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Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Holsworthy Church of England Primary School1.1 miles
  • Holsworthy Community College1.2 miles
  • Bideford Ferry Landing14.5 miles
  • Instow Ferry Landing17 miles

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Detached period residence
  • 5/6 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Approximately 9 acres of land
  • Generous sized landscaped gardens
  • Extensive off road parking
  • Spacious & versatile accommodation
  • Situated on outskirts of popular market town
  • Many original character features
Situated on the outskirts of the popular Devon market town of Holsworthy, is this 5/6 bedroom (1 en-suite), detached period residence believe to date back to 1790. The property offers spacious and versatile accommodation throughout complemented by many original character features. Generous sized landscaped gardens and extensive off road parking, all backing onto approximately 9 acres of land divided into 2 fields.The characterful accommodation offered at Arscott Farmhouse briefly comprises: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Kitchen, Rear Porch with Utility Room and Boiler Room, Dining Room/Bedroom 5, Conservatory, Study, and Shower Room. On the First Floor are 4 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite), Sixth Bedroom/Office, and Bathroom. The property was re-roofed in November 2019.

The bustling market town of Holsworthy has a weekly Pannier Market, good range of national and local shops together with a Waitrose supermarket, bp filling station, Marks & Spencers Simply Food and Wild Bean café. There are a whole range of amenities within the town including a heated swimming pool, sports hall, bowling green, cricket club, 18 hole golf course etc. Bude on the North Cornish coast is some 9 miles. Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park and the market town of Bideford are some 20 miles distant, whilst Barnstaple, the Regional North Devon Centre is some 30 miles. Launceston, Cornwall's ancient capital, is some 14 miles distant. Holsworthy is in the heart of “Ruby Country”, named after the famous local Red Ruby cattle, and its excellent website is well worth a visit.<br/><br/><b>Directions</b><br/>From the centre of Holsworthy, proceed on the A388 towards Bideford for approximately 1.5 miles where the entrance to the property will be found on the right hand side.

The Accommodation Comprises (All Measurements Are Approximate):-

Entrance Hall

Living Room (19' 3" x 15' 9")

A large room with bay window to front. Original stone inglenook fireplace with timber mantle and slate hearth, currently housing an electric fire.

Kitchen (19' 4" x 11' 11")

A well presented fitted kitchen comprising a range of base units with worksurfaces over, and incorporating a stainless single sink unit with mixer taps. Oil fired "aga". Recess and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for under-counter fridge/freezer. Counter-top 4 ring ceramic hob. Ample space for large dining table and chairs. Windows to rear and side.

Rear Porch (10' 8" x 7' 8")

Recess and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Door to side. Door to:

Utility Room (7' 9" x 4' 11")

Windows to front and side.

Boiler Room (6' 3" x 4' 10")

Electric central heating boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating systems.

Dining Room/Bedroom 5 (15' 10" x 13' 3")

A spacious room with bay window to front. Ample space for large dining table and chairs, or equally suiting as a generous sized Ground Floor double bedroom.

Conservatory (15' 7" x 12' 9")

Fully glazed room with door to side opening out onto the side gardens.

Study (7' 4" x 5' 11")

Shower Room (7' 3" x 5' 8")

Enclosed shower cubicle. Close coupled WC. Wash hand basin.

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 (15' 8" x 11' 8")

A generous sized master bedroom with twin built-in wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast. Window to front affording stunning far reaching countryside views.

En-Suite (11' 0" x 6' 7")

Enclosed shower cubicle. Close coupled WC. Wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 (16' 1" x 13' 9")

A spacious double bedroom with window to rear elevation enjoying stunning countryside views.

Bedroom 3 (11' 11" x 10' 5")

Double bedroom with window to rear.

Bedroom 4 (12' 2" x 9' 4")

Double bedroom with window to rear.

Bathroom (8' 8" x 7' 10")

Enclosed shower cubicle. Close coupled WC. Wash hand basin. Enclosed panelled bath.

Bedroom 6/Office (10' 0" x 9' 2")

Window to front enjoying beautiful views across the surrounding countryside.


The property is approached via a shared entrance driveway leading to an ample off road parking area with a stone built shippon. Productive raised vegetable garden. The gardens in general are superbly presented and landscaped, being fully enclosed. The front garden is principally laid to lawn with an:

Open Fronted Outbuilding

With granite pinons and a slate roof.

A "crazy paved" patio area adjoins the front of the property providing an ideal spot for alfresco dining, whilst enjoying complete privacy. The side garden is a small orchard with a variety of mature trees and a level lawn, bordered by Devon hedging.

The Land

The land at Arscott Farmhouse totals approximately 9 acres and is arranged over 2 paddocks. The easterly paddock can be accessed via a right of access lane or via a 5 bar gate entrance off the parking area. It is bordered by Devon hedging and is gently sloping, enjoying fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. An interlinking accessway gives access to the roadside paddock, which has its own 5 bar gate entrance way off the main road, with a useful open fronted outbuilding. This paddock is again bordered by Devon hedging.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage via a communal treatment plant installed in 2018. Oil fired "aga".

Agents Note

The current owner has renewal energy sources on the neighbouring paddock and as such, the new owners of Arscott Farmhouse will benefit from 10% reduced electricity bills.

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