Productive, versatile north Devon dairy farm
Parsonage Farm is situated in the stunning north Devon countryside within easy reach of the coastline and major towns. The farm lies on the edge of the village of Horwood and conveniently located about 4 miles from the attractive, historic port town of Bideford which lies on the west bank of the River Torridge. Bideford offers a range of everyday amenities to include supermarkets, pubs, restaurants and leisure facilities. Barnstaple can be found just 6 miles north east and is known as the main town of north Devon where a wider range of day to day facilities are available as well as a number of tourist attractions.
Communications are good as the farm is located just 6.8 miles from A361 which provides great links to the M5 and international airports can be found at both Bristol and Exeter. Barnstaple and Bideford provide rail services and there is a mainline station at Tiverton with daily services to London.
Parsonage Farm is an attractive, versatile farm which has been run as a successful dairy unit. The farm is accessed off a council road and both properties sit slightly elevated which provides good views over the farmstead. The land extends to approximately 171 aces and comprises a good balance of arable and pasture land with good road access points for larger machinery. The dairy unit itself is complete with a 14×28 swingover parlour and a 10,000 litre bulk tank.
Parsonage Farm is being offered as a whole or in four lots.
Lot 1a Parsonage Farmhouse (with AOC), farm buildings, sand school and approximately 32.26 acres
A spacious farmhouse that is currently divided to form two dwellings.
Main House: Door to inner lobby and internal hall with doors to spacious dual aspect sitting room with fireplace (not working) and study. Stairs to first floor with galleried dining area off which is a well fitted galley kitchen. Spacious bedroom with adjoining dressing room well fitted with built in wardrobes. bathroom with corner bath, W.C, and wash handbasin.
Annexe: French door to Farmhouse kitchen fitted with range of units and store room fitted with central heating boiler. There are two cloakrooms each with W.C., and wash handbasin and a sitting room on the ground floor. Stairs lead from the kitchen to two double bedrooms and family bathroom with bath with shower over; W.C. and wash handbasin.
Lot 1b- Southfield (with AOC), stable block and approximately 39.65 acres
Southfield: Southfield is an agriculturally tied chalet style property built in 1989. The property provides spacious accommodation with far reaching westerly views as well as views over the farmyard. On the ground floor, there is a large, well-appointed open plan kitchen/breakfast room with modern, well-proportioned kitchen units. Off which is a versatile room, currently used as an office but could be used as either a bedroom or reception room. A utility room is located to the rear of the house with an outside door and a shower room fitted with WC, shower and hand basin. The main aspect of Southfield is the extremely large family living/dining room off which is an integrated conservatory.
On the first floor, there are three double bedrooms and a study/storage cupboard.
There is a fantastic range of stabling to the rear of the property including stabling for six horses incorporating a separate tack room. There is a further 3 stables in the main farmstead and a sand school located to the north of the farm.
Lot 2 Approximately 27.28 acres
A singular 27 acre, productive arable field with road access and currently drilled to maize however capable of growing a wide variety of crops.
Lot 3 Approximately 30.27 acres
Lot 3 is situated away from the main farmstead and comprises a useful hard standing area with two large modern agricultural buildings. There is also 30.27 acres of sloping pasture currently used for the grazing of livestock.
Lot 4 Approximately 41.32 acres
A singular, 41 acre field currently drilled to maize. The land has road access and the majority is level with gently sloping areas.
Freehold with vacant possession
Strictly by appointment with Savills. Prior to making an appointment to view, we strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property, in order that you do not make a wasted journey.
Acreage: 171.23 Acres
From A361 towards Barnstaple, take the first exit at the Portmore Roundabout towards Ilfrancombe and continue on the A361 for approximately 1.5 miles. At the Lake Roundabout, join the A39 towards Bideford. At Roundswell roundabout, take the first exit onto the B3232 towards Torrington and continue for approximately 2.7 miles. Once you reach Newton Tracey, take the first right, signposted Lovacott/Horwood, and continue for approximately 1.5 miles. Continue down the narrow road then take a left turn signposted Ashridge/Torrington. Follow the lane and the entrance to Parsonage Farm will be on the right with a white sign board.