• Doccombe, Moretonhampstead , TQ13

Doccombe, Moretonhampstead , TQ13

Farm house
Sold STC Asking Price £650,000
Find out more:0333 121 4950
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Property Features
  • The house is divided into 2 houses; a 4 bed and a 2 bed.
  • Huge scope for extra income from Letting or diversification.
  • Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
  • A Spacious property with various outbuildings and huge potential.
  • 2 fields, broadleaf woodland, streams and Dartmoor granite rocks.
  • Completely rural but only 20 minutes from the cathedral city of Exeter.
  • Close to lakes and woodland river walks.
  • Easy access to A30, A38 and M5.
  • Beautiful corner of Dartmoor National Park.
  • A friendly local community with great schools.

Property Description

We are delighted to offer for sale this  unusual 6 bedroom farm house with 5 acres of land, in this sought after and convenient location within easy reach of local amenities and public transport links.

The impressive South facing accommodation is well presented and of a good size and comprises ample living space and well appointed bedrooms. The house is divided into 2 separate living spaces, a 4 bedroom side of the house including the entire loft area, and a 2 bedroom side , both of which are entirely separate. There is great potential here for a holiday let,  B&B or extended family accommodation.

The entire house has been lovingly and artistically renovated by the current owners to a high standard. There is a wealth of interesting features with special attention to the use of wood and natural materials. There is also new wiring and plumbing throughout, and a private water supply.

There is a range of useful outbuildings including a large wooden cabin with 3 rooms including a kitchen. An office/workshop, stone stables, a large traditional tin barn, and further storage rooms/tool sheds. There is great potential for diversification and extra income from any number of these building subject to planning permission.

A great feature of Rock Valley Farm is the land, which has great character and is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are two fields including an acre of broad leaf woodland, pasture, vegetable growing areas and the land is bordered along the north by a stream, by which there is a very attractive area with rocks , a fire pit and tree house. There is also a leat that runs behind the house, into a pond, around the field behind the house and into the stream.

The 4 Bedroom House : Through french doors the Living Room is large and spacious with an inglenook fireplace surrounded by beams that were salvaged from Hastings pier. There is an interior window glazed in handmade glass, and oak floor boards that continue through a beamed opening into the Kitchen/dining room. Which has a number of low level kitchen units and a solid fuel Rayburn, with two windows which look out onto the garden in front of the house. The hallway is half antique pine paneled, with  beautiful hand made antique pine, oak and coloured glass shelves and cupboards along one wall. The floor is Portuguese slate with underfloor heating. There is also a built in antique safe in the wall.

At the back of the house is a light filled office with another internal window glazed with handmade glass,  and underfloor heating, also a utility room and larder area. There is a travertine mosaic tiled wet room with Italian stone sink, also with underfloor heating.

Up the Oak stairs to the first floor there are 3 bedrooms , 2 of which have children's beds created with great character and charm. All of the bedrooms have pine floorboards.

The Bathroom is a very unusual and exotic feature of the house with Gothic shaped beams, a copper and tin slipper bath , copper sink,  mirrors and mosaic tiles. Porugese slate tiled floor.

Up ladder stairs to the loft, flooded with light and surprisingly spacious, this is a charming space. Handmade coloured glass wall lights and birds eye Maple floorboards add to the sense of artistry here , as well as interesting woodwork details, and secret compartments.

The Loft bathroom is lavish and has an almost mythical quality with large Gothic mirrors concealing a walk in shower area.Italian stone sink and travertine tiles with underfloor heating.

The 2 Bedroom house : A  light filled Conservatory leads into a cosy sitting room with window to the front, the kitchen has low level cupboards and a window to the rear,  upstairs is a double room with window to front and side , and a single bedroom and shower room with Italian stone sink.

Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further detail. To fully appreciate this property please arrange a viewing appointment which you can do 24/7 by clicking on the contact link provided.