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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
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South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon
South Molton, Devon

As A Whole ~ Superb Residential Equestrian Smallholding With Holiday Cottages - 33.2 Acres

West Cross Side Farm


  • Available as a whole or in 3 lots
  • Lot 1 Farmhouse + 2 x cottages & outbuildings in 12 Acres Guide £850,000
  • Lot 2 Sloping pasture & mature broadleaf woodland 15 Acres Guide £85,000
  • Lot 3 Twin fields : gently sloping paddocks 6.2 Acres Guide £50,000
  • Beautiful Period Farmhouse in elevated postion on a south facing bank
  • Two modernised detached holiday cottages ready to provide income/ use as ancillary accommodation for family
  • Located on a single track country lane half mile from village centre
  • Highly regarded Inn with Michelin star restaurant in Knowstone
  • Good satellite broadband access with upto 22Mbps available
  • Close to A361 Tiverton to Barnstaple link road
33.2 Acres Guide £985,000
SITUATION
South Molton 7 miles, Bampton 14 miles,
Tiverton 13.5 miles, M5 J27 20 miles

Railway Stations: Tiverton Parkway 20 miles, London Paddington 135 mins

West Cross Side Farm Located on the Devon Somerset border
between Bampton and South Molton, West Cross Side Farm is located
in an elevated position on a south facing bank in a quiet valley south
of the Exmoor National Park. The property is within easy reach of
Bampton, South Molton, and the North Devon link road, giving easy
access to Tiverton, the railway and motorway beyond. The location
is well suited for rental of the holiday cottages and also to those with
an equestrian use for the property being within an easy hack off the
Exmoor National Park as well as a comprehensive bridleway and
quiet lane network.

EDUCATION
The area offers a good range of private schools,
including West Buckland School and Blundell's in Tiverton, with
other renowned schools in Wellington and Taunton. For information
see www.isc.co.uk . There are primary schools at East Anstey
and Bishops Nympton, with secondary school at South Molton Community College. For further information see www.devon.gov.uk

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL
The village of Knowstone
has St Peter's Church, a village hall and the highly recommended
Masons Arms Inn which boasts a one star Michelin Restaurant.
Local shopping and amenities can be found both in Bampton and
South Molton with a greater selection of retail, recreational and
leisure amenities being found in Tiverton, Taunton and Exeter. The
property is within hacking distance of three hunt areas including
the Dulverton Farmers Hunt, Exmoor Hunt and Dulverton West
Hunt. There are also two packs of Stag Hounds, the Tiverton and
Devon and Somerset in the area. Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and
Newton Abbot. Walking cycling and outdoor recreation is available
throughout the area.

WEST CROSS SIDE FARM
An attractive versatile smallholding offered as a whole or in 3 lots
with excellent income potential from two holiday cottages plus
a barn and stabling with gently sloping paddocks leading to the
Crooked Oak Brook and across to a block of mature broadleaf
woodland.

Approached off a single track country lane, the house is elevated
with spectacular views across the valley. The farmhouse itself is
of Period origin but has been sympathetically modernised with
generously proportioned rooms many being double aspect, creating
a high quality comfortable family home, with a delightful outlook.
There are two detached cottages close to the main residence which
provide ideal ancillary accommodation or can be utilised for income
as highly desirable holiday cottages

House
• Farmhouse kitchen with five oven Aga & French Doors to Terrace
• Double aspect sitting room with woodburning stove
• Drawing Room with woodburning stove
• Dining room plus boot/utility room / WC
• Four first floor double bedrooms with en-suite & family bathroom

Cottages
• Cow Castle - one bedroom
• Crooked Oak - two bedrooms
• Both finished to a high standard & ready to let out/ occupy

Garden and grounds
• Cottage gardens surrounding the house.
• Expansive tiered but level lawn overlooking paddocks
• Chicken house / vegetable growing area
• Spring fed pond

EQUESTRIAN
• Stone, 3 bay LINHAY BARN with integral STORE
• Adjoining to the rear are three former PIGGERIES each
approximately 7' x 7'
• Other buildings include WORKSHOP 12'x 8'6" and LAUNDRY
ROOM 10'8" x 9'2" previously used by the cottages
• Separate OFFICE/STUDIO 11' x 7' with telephone connected
• Another stone BUILDING houses the water pump and filtration
system
• Modern GENERAL PURPOSE BARN 35' x 30', incorporating 2
LOOSE BOXES/ ENCLOSURES
• Timber framed STABLE BLOCK with two loose boxes, tack room
and concrete apron.

LAND LOTTING
• LOT 1: including the garden house & buildings there are two
gently sloping pasture paddocks - total about 12 Acres
• LOT 2: about 6 acres of sloping pasture leading down to the
Crooked Oak Brook with a footbridge across to a block of about 9
acres of sloping mature broadleaf woodland - in total about 15 Acres
• Lot 3: known as the twin fields of gently sloping pasture and
having direct access via five bar gate onto the lane - about 6.2 Acres
• TOTAL - About 33.2 Acres
• Please note: LOTS 2 & 3 will not be sold prior to a sale being
agreed on LOT 1

AGENTS NOTES
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no
authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These
particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form
any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for
guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property
has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any
services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Local Authority North Devon District Council Tel: 01271 388361

Council Tax West Cross Side Farm : Band E £2,033.26 payable for 2016/17
Cow Castle Cottage : Band A £1,109.06 payable for 2016/17
Crooked Oak Cottage : Band B £1,293.90p ayable for 2016/17

Services Mains electricity, private water via bore hole and private drainage to a cess pit.
Heating Oil fired central heating to the main farmhouse with wood burning stoves supplying the
radiators in the Cottages

Fixtures & Fittings All fixtures, fittings & garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but maybe
available by separate negotiation.

Tenure Freehold with vacant possession upon completion

Rights of Way There are no public rights of way across the land

Wayleaves There are two for electric / telegraph poles crossing the land

Single Farm Payments Currently registered for the pasture but not the woodland

Particulars Prepared by Phil Howard in August 2016.

DIRECTIONS
From M5 - J27 Tiverton take the A361 north towards Barnstaple for
approximately 9 miles, on seeing the group of windmills on the top
of the hill turn right signposted Knowstone. Go over the cattle grid
and take the first left to Knowstone, for about a mile. On entering
Knowstone at the T-junction turn left, following the road for just over
a mile where the property will be found on the left hand side

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