* Detached 3 bedroom cottage (Awarded 4* by the National Tourist Board)
* Approximately 16 acres of pasture land and gardens
* No chain
The 17th Century farmhouse has been sympathetically restored, offering spacious family living with an adjacent converted barn offering income potential. The 3 bedroom cottage was converted in 2003 from an existing barn and holds many character features throughout. The cottage has been given 4 stars by the National Tourist Board and has the potential to sleep 6. The whole is set in approximately 16 acres with a range of domestic and agricultural outbuildings (including one divided into 4 large roomed office space) which could convert to form further cottages/industrial/office use subject to any permissions needed.
Lower Whitsleigh Farm is situated in a private and elevated location on the outskirts of the popular village of Roborough. Enjoying unspoilt rural views across the North Devon countryside, the beautifully restored farmhouse offers the ideal live/work lifestyle in a completely self-contained environment.
Number of Employees: Husband and wife team
Number of bedrooms: 4
The original farmhouse comprises porch with entrance corridor having flagstone flooring. To the left is the dining room which has deep cilled windows (which run throughout the property), exposed brick fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and tiled flooring. To the right is the impressive sitting room which has large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven. The room is light and airy with storage cupboard and gives access into the dual aspect kitchen which has been recently refitted with a range of handmade pine units accompanied with slate worktops. Inset Belfast sink, oil fired Aga and space for dining table and chairs completes this room. The rear hall has space for white goods with storage cupboard to the roof space and gives access to the downstairs bathroom comprising corner bath and wash hand basin. The utility has storage cupboard, single drainer sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine. To the rear of the dining room is the spacious study which has exposed vaulted beams and could conveniently convert to a fifth double bedroom. Finishing the down stairs accommodation is a cloakroom. To the first floor of the farmhouse there are four double bedrooms with the master bedroom benefitting from an en-suite shower room. All bedrooms enjoy south facing views over the countryside. In addition there is a cloakroom with wash hand basin and low level w.c.
Leave Torrington on the A3124 towards Exeter/ Winkleigh. Follow the road for approximately 2.5 miles and then take the turning left at Woolleigh Bridge signposted Roborough. Continue along this road for approximately 1.5 miles until reaching Whitsleigh Crossroads and take the right turn signposted Roborough. After approximately 1/2 a mile there will be a grass island on the right hand side with a For Sale board clearly displayed. The property can be found at the end of the track.
From Barnstaple take the A361 and take the Bishops Tawton exit (A377) signposted Credition. Follow this for approximately 6 miles where upon reaching the junction before Umberleigh take the right turn onto the B3227 signposted Torrington/Atherington. Upon reaching the small village of Atherington, take the immediate left past the Tearooms and follow this road for approximately 4.5 miles. Following the B3217. Upon reaching Middlemoor Cross roads take the right hand turn and go through the village of Roborough and continue along until reaching a grass island on the left hand side with a For Sale board clearly displayed. The property can be found at the end of the track.
Is this business home based: Yes
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