An imposing detached house for improvement set a short distance from the village. Formerly a farmhouse and cottage. Currently with 2 receptions, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, 3 bedrooms and bathroom, with remains of farmhouse adjoining. Outbuildings, garage, gardens and paddock. Total about 1.1 acres. Epc Band F
Method Of Sale
The property is to be offered for sale by Public Auction (unless sold previously) on a date to be announced, at the Assembly Rooms, South Molton.
Oakford House is situated on the outskirts of the very sought after village of North Molton, which offers an excellent range of local amenities including primary school, public house, two churches, excellent post office/stores, garage/petrol station and sports club. The village is easily accessible to the A361 North Devon Link Road, which provides a direct route to the regional centre of Barnstaple and to Tiverton, Tiverton Parkway railway station on the London to Paddington line and to the M5 at Junction 27.
The market town of South Molton is just three miles away offering a full range of social, shopping and banking facilities and senior schooling.
The boundary of Exmoor National Park is only 2 miles away offering a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, horse riding, cycling and fishing and the famous North Devon coastline with some of the best beaches in the country at Croyde, Saunton Sands and Woolacombe also within easy reach by car.
Oakford House is an imposing detached property, formerly a farmhouse and attached cottage. The property was acquired in the 1960s and in the 1980s the cottage and part of the original farmhouse were extensively renovated to provide the current living accommodation, including a new roof to the whole of the property. The remainder of the original farmhouse is as it was and offers tremendous scope for additional accommodation or to create a property for dual family occupation, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.
Porch leading to Stair Hall with doors off to the double aspect Living Room with a lovely outlook and stone fireplace with woodburning stove on slate hearth and understairs storage area. Dining Room with stone fireplace and Parkray stove with display cupboards to the right hand side. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room is fitted with a range of base and wall units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, Rayburn Royal set in front of a concealed inglenook fireplace, larder cupboard. Rear Hall with doors into Shower/WC and Utility with stainless steel sink unit with cupboards below, wall mounted cupboards and door into Garage.
On the first floor the Landing serves Three good sized Double Bedrooms with the largest room having two double built in wardrobe cupboards, walk in airing cupboard and further walk in storage. The Bathroom is fitted with a panelled bath, pedestal washbasin and close coupled WC.
At the northern end of the house is the remainder of the former Farmhouse, internally derelict apart from a new roof and part rebuilt concrete block walls.
To the front are large lawned gardens on two levels with an area of planted flowerbeds at the southern end. There is also a good sized parking and turning area to the side of the house. Set across from the house is a paddock, with the whole property amounting to just over 1 acre.
Two storey stone/slate Barn with adjoining single storey stone and Cgi range of outhouses.
Strictly by appointment please through the sole agents, Stags, on .
From the North Devon Link Road (A361) take the North Molton turning. Follow this road through the valley for approximately two miles and just before entering the village turn sharp left at Oakford Cross signposted to West Buckland and Brayford. Continue down this road for a short distance and Oakford House will be found on the right.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Special Conditions Of Sale
The particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the Special Conditions of Sale, but in the case of inconsistencies, the provisions of the latter shall prevail. If not attached to these sales particulars, copies of the Special Conditions of Sale should be obtained from either the vendor's solicitors or the auctioneers. It is the purchasers responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to auction.
Messrs Brewer Harding & Rowe, The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8Ls Ref GC
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