Fantastic mixed farm in favourable location. Available as a whole or in 5 lots.
Shobrooke Farm is superbly situated within the stunning mid Devon countryside. The farm is conveniently located close to the A377 providing easy access to local amenities and good transport links yet retaining privacy. Just two miles west is the popular village of Copplestone with its successful village shop, independent farm shop, local pub and village hall. The market town of Crediton can be found just 6 miles east and provides a good range of everyday facilities including supermarkets, pubs, a well-regarded school, a leisure centre and a monthly traditional farmers market. The Cathedral City of Exeter (14.6 miles) offers a full complement of cultural, commercial, educational and retail facilities as well as a mainline railway station and an International airport.
Approached from a long private drive, Shobrooke Farm is an extremely attractive, well managed arable and livestock farm which offers elements of flexibility and potential for good income. The non-listed attractive 5 bedroom farmhouse offers spacious, family accommodation set within the centre of the farm surrounded by approximately 142 acres of arable and pasture land together with some useful modern and traditional farm buildings. A particular feature of the farm is the highly attractive range of traditional brick and cob buildings set around a courtyard to the north of the house. Full planning consent has been granted to convert this range of buildings into three dwellings.
Lot 1a Shobrooke farmhouse, garden and modern farm building. Approximately 2.39 acres.
A path leads to the front porch with double glazed doors opening to an entrance hall. Door to right opening to sitting/living room, a lovely light, south facing room with an oil fired stove and a built in book/storage cupboard. To the left of the entrance hall is the dining room, another light, south facing spacious room with a built in storage cupboard and an insert woodburner with a marble surround fire place. The traditional farmhouse kitchen is well fitted with base and wall units, a built in oven and separate electric hobs. The kitchen offers good views across the surrounding countryside and a well-proportioned room fitting to the size of the house. Beyond the kitchen is a study and good sized, well-appointed pantry. A conveniently located large utility/boot room is located to the rear of the house by the back door with fitted units, a sink, WC and further storage. On the first floor, there are three generously sized south facing double bedrooms, two single bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate shower room with a double shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. The farmhouse has a well-stocked, attractive walled garden to the south with a small pond and provides a profusion of colour throughout the year from the trees, shrubs and bushes. In addition to this, there is an orchard and a useful large farm building (21.27m x 8.53m).
Lot 1b Courtyard of traditional buildings with full planning permission.
To the rear of the farmhouse, there is a superb range of highly attractive traditional brick barns under slate roofs forming three sides of a courtyard just north of Shobrooke farmhouse. The range of non-listed barns have been granted full planning permission to create three dwellings. Further detail can be found on the Mid Devon District Council website under the planning reference 16/01885/FULL or are available from the agent Savills.
Lot 2 Modern buildings and approximately 65.42 acres of pasture land.
A fabulous block of predominantly pastureland contained within a ring fence extending to approximately 65.42 acres. The land is classified as grade 3 with typical brown earth soils and
is divided into five enclosures with a further area of woodland and culm grass high in amenity value. The land is well stock proofed and offers a mixture of level, gently sloping and steeper gradients.
Farm buildings: Within lot 2 is a useful range of farm buildings with a concrete hard standing area. The buildings are currently used for the rearing of livestock, machinery storage and
garaging. They comprise three main buildings, 2 of which are wooden framed general purpose farm buildings and the other a traditional, single story barn offering potential for alternative
Lot 3 Approximately 30.91 acres of arable and pasture land.
A fantastic run of quality, easily working arable land divided into good sized interconnecting enclosures. The land has previously been used for the growing of cereal crops, predominantly spring and winter barley however is capable of wide range of cropping.
Lot 4 Approximately 34.90 acres of pasture land.
An attractive block of productive pasture land with direct access from a council road. The land is currently down as pasture, is well stock proofed and divided into five enclosures. There is a natural water course running through from east to west.
Lot 5 Approximately 8.05 acres of pasture land.
An 8 acre single enclosure, currently used for the grazing of livestock. The land is high in amenity value with a stream flowing along the eastern and southern boundary. The land benefits from direct access from a council road.
Acreage: 142.86 Acres
From Crediton head west along the A377, pass through the
village of Copplestone go over the railway bridge and bear right. Proceed along this road for approximately 2 miles until you reach Morchard Road and take the first right upon entering and follow the driveway until you reach the barns and turn right, the property will be found in front of you.