Totnes 2.2 miles approx. Dartmouth 16.8 miles approx., Exeter 25 miles approx., Plymouth 25.9 miles approx., Newton Abbot 7 miles approx. (London Paddington via Totnes Train station approx. 2.45 hours).
Buckland, Barn 1, Higher Court Farm is one of four newly converted barns situated within the parish of Littlehempston, south of the A381 Totnes to Newton Abbot Road. The village has a church and a popular community run inn (The Tally Ho).
The property lies within convenient reach of the towns of Totnes and Newton Abbot, whilst being set in a rural location. There is a mainline railway station in Totnes bringing London within 3 hours travelling. Nearby Totnes is about 2 miles and offers an interesting range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, galleries and good educational provision. The River Dart is celebrated for sailing and rowing and the beautiful South Devon coast is less than 30 minutes’ drive. Other close by features include Dartington Hall and the Dart Valley steam railway.
The cities of Exeter and Plymouth are both within easy commuting distance with Exeter Airport located at Clyst Honiton in East Devon.
A handsome courtyard of Barns which have been meticulously renovated, stonework with slate roof and galvanized guttering and down pipes. Throughout the property particular attention has been paid ensuring there is an abundance of natural light and feeling of space.
Higher Court Farm Barns were formally an iconic farmstead in this unrivaled location in this Devon Valley, renowned for its Orchards. Buckland Barn offers splendid open plan living with double doors opening out to the patio, leading onto level lawns in the stone walled garden. Vaulted ceilings throughout with bi-fold doors opening out from the sitting room. Spacious hall offering three good size bedrooms. Master Ensuite.
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the finish and location.
The shared courtyard and parking area leads to the front door with entrance hall, space for coats and boots. Karndean vinyl flooring in the main entrance hall and to the open plan living area with exposed ‘A’ frame wooden beams with vaulted ceilings, inset spotlights, large roof light, with dual aspect with views over the meadow, double doors opening out to the patio enjoying views over the stone walled garden and the meadow beyond.
The kitchen has been fitted with good quality wall and undercounter units, solid wooden worktops and splashbacks with integrated Neff fridge/freezer. Free standing electric Rangemaster Cooker with five ring induction hob and Rangemaster Extraction Hood, integrated Bosch Dishwasher, a sink and a half Franke drainer with mixer tap. Recycling Refuse draw, integrated Lamona Microwave. Sitting Room with bi-fold doors opening onto the garden, also enjoying views over the surrounding meadow and orchard. Spacious hall with vaulted ceilings and large roof lights leads you to the Bedroom accommodation. Master Bedroom with dual aspect. Partial vaulted ceiling, inset spotlights. Ensuite with large Porcelanosa shower enclosure, Porcelanosa hand wash basin, vanity unit and W.C. Underfloor heating in bathroom. Further Bedrooms with two further good size bedrooms sharing a ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom with Porcelanosa bath and shower over, with fully tiled surround, Porcelanosa tiles, Porcelanosa hand wash basin, vanity unit and W.C. Underfloor heating in bathroom.
Particular attention has been paid to the History of the building with exposed stonework and architectural wooden features, in one of the guest rooms.
There is courtyard parking to the front of the property for one/two vehicles. Double doors with steps lead down to a stone patio and garden taking in views over the surrounding meadow and with grass level lawns and pedestrian access gate to the rear. There is access to the rear of the property and to the garden.
Additional land is available by separate negotiation please refer to the plan – parcels 1, 2 and 3. There is 27.71 acres of land adjacent to the barns.
The communal areas will be owned and run by the new owners of the four barns.
Council tax banding pending.
Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage (shared drainage system between the four barns). The electricity for the drainage system is supplied from unit 1 with sub meter.
EPC certificate pending as the barn is a new build property.
By telephone appointment through Rendells Estate Agents Tel: 01803 863888.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE.
From the A381 Totnes to Newton Abbot Road turn off where signposted Littlehempston just to the south-west of the Pig and Whistle Public House heading down into the village over the stone causeway and before reaching the railway bridge, turn back right towards Uphempston and the Barns will be found immediately on your right-hand side after approximately 80 yards.