Perry Farm is located on the southern edge of the Exmoor National Park between the Rivers Exe and Barle, a short distance from the village of Brushford. The farm is therefore very well located to take advantage of the wonderful riding, shooting and wider sporting opportunities offered by Exmoor, whilst also benefitting from easy access to the south west’s main road and rail links.
The nearby town of Dulverton, located about two miles to the north, provides day to day shopping facilities together with a post office, primary and middle school, health centre, dental and veterinary surgery.
Tiverton, which is located about 12 miles to the south, offers a further range of facilities together with access to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27 via the A361 North Devon Link Road, Tiverton Parkway Railway Station (with trains to London Paddington in just over two hours) and Blundell’s School. The Cathedral and University City of Exeter is about 28 miles away and offers a further range of shops together with premiership rugby and an international airport.
Lot 1: The farmhouse, courtyard of traditional farm buildings, modern farm building and some 93.95 acres
Converted to a very high standard from a former granary in around 2005, Perry Farmhouse retains many of the fine features and character of the traditional barn, whilst also incorporating double glazing and oil fired central heating, and now offers excellent family accommodation extending to in excess of 4,300sqft, divided between well-proportioned rooms ideal for entertaining, and positioned to take full advantage of the southerly views.
The accommodation provides, on the ground floor, entrance hall with stairs off and cloakroom, sitting room, triple aspect drawing room with imposing fireplace, dining room, good sized farmhouse kitchen with fully fitted units, four oven Aga and door leading to utility room with boiler room, office, larder and further shower room off. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, three of which have the benefit of en-suite bathrooms, with the fourth bedroom enjoying the benefit of an adjoining family bathroom.
The Farm Buildings
Set out to the west of the farmhouse is a range of very attractive traditional stone farm buildings which offer privacy and seclusion to the farmhouse whilst also providing excellent stabling and further storage facilities. These buildings may also be suitable for alternative uses, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. In addition to the traditional buildings, to the east of the farmhouse is a covered yard suitable for a range of equestrian, beef and sheep enterprises. The buildings more specifically comprise as follows:
1. Stone, slate and fibre cement stable building providing three stables and foaling box with loft over (5.5m x 15.6m).
2. Stone, slate and fibre cement stable and storage building with three loose boxes, washroom and storage areas (4.3m x 7.6m and 24.9m x 5.3m).
3. Block, timber and fibre cement store (12.2m x 4.7m).
4. Brick, timber and slate Granary on staddle stones (5.2m x 3.3m).
5. Timber and galvanise livestock and storage building (36.6m x 18.3m).
The Land – Lot 1
Lot 1 extends in all to about 93.95 acres, all of which slopes gently up from the farmstead with a southerly aspect. The land is divided between a number of conveniently shaped and sized enclosures, all of which are suitable for mowing and/or grazing purposes. At the top of Pixton Hill, which forms the highest point on the holding at about 239m/1,079ft, Perry Farm benefits from outstanding far reaching southerly views over the Exe Valley and beyond.
From Junction 27 of the M5 motorway, follow the A361 towards Tiverton. Upon reaching the roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway, take the third exit onto the A396 towards Dulverton. Pass through Bolham on the A396 and shortly after passing through Cove, and upon reaching the Exeter Inn, turn left and continue towards Dulverton on the A396. At the cross roads turn right and immediately then go straight across (taking the lower of the two roads) and continue along the A396 towards Dulverton. Keep following the A396, passing the Exebridge Lakeside Caravan Club site on your left, and the turning to Brushford. About ¾ of a mile after passing Masons-Kings Farm Machinery on your left and passing under the bridge, turn left onto Perry New Road at Snapbox Cross (signed Dulverton 2½). The farmstead of Perry Farm will be found on your right after about ¼ of a mile.
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment via the agents, Humberts, on 01823 331234. Potential purchasers are advised to contact the agents to discuss the property in further detail before making a journey to visit the property.