Yelverton, Devon

5 beds | Guide price £975,000


  • Tranquil and secluded Location
  • Direct access to Dartmoor
  • Approx two acres of fields
  • Five-bedroom family home
  • Generous living space
  • Above the much sought after village of Walkhampton
  • Beautiful original barns, double stable, garages
  • Landscaped gardens

Horseyeatt is a uniquely charming, five-bedroom, grade II Listed Devon Long House with barns, stables, garages and TWO ACRES of fields. It is in a secluded location, with direct access to the open moorland of Dartmoor, including the disused Princetown Railway, which is ideal for walking or riding out. It's ideal for an equestrian property, family home, and outdoor lifestyle.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
A detached and secluded, Garde II Dartmoor family home, built in the 1600's. It offers light, open rooms, wonderful character, and traditional features, including a spiral stone staircase and original inglenook fireplace.

Downstairs you'll find:
- Summer sitting room: generous and airy, with a large open fireplace and far-reaching views over fields and over Cornwall.
- Central reception room: currently used as a grand dining space. It has the original, inglenook fireplace with a range cooker, plus original bread ovens and impressive granite surround.
- Snug: the cozy snug has a modern wood burning stove, making this room perfect for nestling into on a winter's night.
- Kitchen: to the rear of the house with a connected utility room and naturally cool stone pantry with slate shelves.
- Cloakroom off the main hallway.
- The hallway and enclosed back door area has plenty of space for coats and boots.

The 1st floor has five bedrooms. On the south wing is the large, bright master bedroom, with dual aspects views, over green fields, and the courtyard. Next to this is a shower room, and the 5th bedroom, which could be used as a dressing room or study.

On the north wing are three more bedrooms, suitable for a large family, and/or plenty of guests. It also has a big family bathroom, with roll top bath.

The property is a lovely, comfortable home and has been cherished by the current owners for 28 years.

Horseyeatt is in a truly rural, tranquil spot. Yet it is conveniently connected and walkable to/from the highly sought after village of Walkhampton. The village has an Ofsted rated Good primary school, church and thriving historic multi-award winning pub and bed and breakfast, The Walkhampton Inn. The village is full of life, including a highly popular Saturday morning ‘Coffee Morning' at the village hall, a village running club, the pub has outdoor live music in summer, and a highly competitive quiz night!

The nearby villages of Yelverton and Horrabridge, are less than a 10min drive from the house and have more amenities including a Co-op supermarket, petrol station, post-office, pubs, hairdressers, butchers, doctors dentist etc.
Sporting and Leisure facilities throughout the region are excellent – the Cornish beaches are within striking distance, and with Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles of stunning open countryside, there is plenty for the outdoor enthusiast to find. Sailing and other water sports are available within the Tamar and Tavy estuaries, and there are golf courses at Yelverton and Tavistock with numerous others throughout the region. There are also opportunities to fish by arrangement on the rivers Tamar, Tavy and Walkham.

Schools: both Lady Modiford's in the village, and Horrabridge Primary School are Ofsted rated good. For secondary, the highly regarded independent school Mount Kelly is in nearby Tavistock.

ACCOMMODATION
Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances, or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.   

The accommod ation, together with approximate room sizes, are shown on the floorplan.

OUTSIDE:
You will not be short of outbuilding space on this property!

These include:
• Main barn: a large granite barn from the 1800s, it was originally a threshing barn. The ground floor has two stables, in good order, which have been used by the current owners, and there is a 30ft long workshop/store, with original cobbled floor and beams, currently used as a storage area. The first floor has a large open plan space great for parties! It has two haylofts with an opening to the stables below.
• Garage: the two car garage has been restored, and has secure double doors, making it ideal for parking classic cars or a small tractor/mower.
• Granary barn with double car port: great for additional parking, and extra utility space for coal/wood storage.
• Further pig styes: all water-tight and in use.

The driveway sweeps around the house with stone chipping courtyards, providing ample parking space for numerous vehicles. This is surrounded by lovingly tended, secluded garden, as well as a level lawn at the front of the property for outdoor dining or lounging with an expansive view of fields and villages below.

The connected fields extend to approximately two acres. They gently slope and are south facing, bounded by Devon banks and have been used for horses for many years. The land opens directly out on to Dartmoor National Park. Horseyatt means horsegate, referring to a spot just above the property where once a year Dartmoor ponies are gathered in off the moor, and have been for centuries.

SERVICES
Mains electric, private water from natural spring and borehole, private drainage, oil fired central heating.

OUTGOINGS
We understand this property is in band 'F' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWINGS
By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT ON 01822 855055.

DIRECTIONS
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From our Yelverton office proceed on the B3212 towards Dousland. Continue for half a mile taking the next left, signposted to Walkhampton. Upon reaching Walkhampton, continue past the war memorial and the Walkhampton Inn and take the next right opposite the primary school. Follow this road out of the village and past the turning for the church on your left. Follow the narrow lane and take the second turning on the right. Follow the driveway and the property is found, after two fields, on the left.

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