Kerrydowns Farm, Avonwick, Devon
Kerrydowns Farm AVONWICK, DEVON
SOUTH BRENT 2.6 MILES
TOTNES 7 MILES
PLYMOUTH 16 MILES
A rare opportunity to purchase a circa 11 acre farmstead situated within the highly sought after South Hams together with a three bedroom farmhouse, and a range of traditional farm buildings
HISTORY For the past two generations Kerrydowns Farm has been farmed by the Andrew family.
as a place where one can live a ‘Bohemian lifestyle.’ Totnes also has a wide range
Following their decision to retire from farming, the Blackhall Estate has decided to
of good local schools, mainstream shopping facilities and recreational activities,
sell part of the farm. The Freehold is therefore being offered for sale with vacant
including an indoor swimming pool and boating opportunities on the stunning River
KERRYDOWNS FARM Approached via a private driveway of approximately 1/5 of a mile, the farmstead at Kerrydowns sits centrally within its own land and occupies a prominent position commanding views over the River Avon and adjacent woodland. Kerrydowns incorporates a range of twentieth century and traditional farm buildings in addition to its three bedroom vernacular farmhouse, all of which offer enormous potential for development subject to planning. Surrounding the farmstead is just over 11 acres (4.5 hectares) of broadly level and gently sloping permanent pasture divided among four roughly equal sized paddocks.
LOCAL AREA Kerrydowns is situated in the Parish of North Huish, just outside Avonwick, a small village hosting a pub, village shop, garage, one of England’s last remaining proprietary chapels, and the third oldest Tennis club in the World.
NEARBY Kerrydowns’ nearest town, Totnes, boasts enormous character and is full of interest.
The nearby South Devon coast is renowned for its sandy beaches, picturesque coastal
Known internationally as a centre for music, art, theatre and natural health, the
towns and villages offering fantastic sailing and sea fishing opportunities whilst the
‘transition’ town has its own currency, a unique High Street crammed with independent
South West Coastal Path offers miles of beautiful walks and access to many of the
shops, and is widely regarded
region’s sandy beaches. Dartmoor National Park with its dramatic scenery is also within easy reach offering 365 square miles of open access ground.
Believed to have been constructed in the early twentieth century, the house at
The land being offered with Kerrydowns extends to just over 11 acres in total, of which
Kerrydowns offers enormous opportunities for re-development as a good sized family
approximately 10.3 acres is permanent pasture, the remainder being the house yards
home. At present the dwelling incorporates a gross internal area of 1785 sq ft (166m2)
and buildings. The land is divided between four parcels, each of which is accessible
divided among three bedrooms, a kitchen / breakfast room, sitting room and dining
from the farmyard. The land has a southerly aspect and is broadly level, with small
room. There is provision on the second floor for further accommodation.
areas of steeply sloping ground in parts. The ground is stockproof to beef and sheep throughout.
FARM BUILDINGS Grouped adjacent to and to the south west of the farmhouse is an extensive yard
surrounded by a number of modern farm buildings as well as a number of traditional
Kerrydowns is connected to a mains electricity supply, with a private water supply laid
stone barns which, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, could
on. Foul drainage is via a septic tank.
provide residential or commercial opportunities.
Connection to a water main is believed to be available in the adjacent roadway, though this is unconfirmed at the time of publication of these particulars.
DIRECTIONS (Postcode - TQ10 9ES)
TENURE, POSSESSION & METHOD OF SALE
From Totnes travel west along the A379 Plymouth road. At Avonwick continue past the Avon Inn for another half a mile. The entrance to Kerrydowns Farm can be found on the right-hand-side over a small bridge, marked by a Michelmore Hughes ‘For Sale’ board.
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession by Private Treaty.
From Exeter travel west along the A38. After about 26 miles exit at the Wrangaton Cross junction. At the T junction turn left onto the A3121 signposted Ugborough. At Venn Cross, turn left, signposted North Huish and Avonwick, and continue on this road for approximately two miles until you reach the Avon Inn. Turn left onto the main road and proceed for approximately one quarter of a mile. The entrance can be found on the right-hand-side marked by a Michelmore Hughes ‘For Sale’ board.
SERVICES Electricity Drainage Water Telephone Council Tax
VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through Michelmore Hughes. When making an appointment to view we strongly recommend 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 to ensure that you do not make a wasted journey.
SELLING AGENTS Michelmore Hughes, 26 Fore Street, Totnes TQ9 5DX. Telephone: 01803 862002/865116.
Mains electricity Curtis Whiteford Crocker, 87-89 Mutley Plain, Plymouth, Devon PL4 6JJ. Private Septic Tank Telephone: 01752 204444 (Mr Andy Lugger). Private MISDESCRIPTION Installation subject to BT Regulations Band D. Amount payable for the year from the 1st All reasonable steps and due diligence have been taken in preparing these particulars. If you have any queries about any of the statements made herein, please contact us of April 2015 to the 31st of March 2016 is £1,571 before viewing. These particulars do not constitute part of any offer or contract. We BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME & ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP are not qualified to test appliances and systems for sale with the property and have The Land is registered under the Basic Payment Scheme, however no entitlements not done so. All measurements are to the nearest 10 centimetres with computer are included in the sale of the land, nor is the land entered into any Environmental generated imperial conversion. Stewardship Scheme.
RIGHTS OF WAY, WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND COVENANTS The property is sold subject to all existing public and private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights, privileges and liabilities affecting the property or any parts thereof whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
SPORTING RIGHTS & MINERAL RIGHTS The Sporting Rights and Mineral Rights are owned and included in the sale.