Shebbear, Beaworthy


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SOLD BY AUCTION FOR £391,000 - Secluded cottage in need of renovation, surrounded by its own land. 4 Bedrooms, 2- storey barn/store attached, productive grazing land, culm pasture meadows and about 5 acres of woodland. Public Auction 12 November 2019. Further 8.22 Acres Available. EPC Band F.


Moortown Court Farm Cottage is situated in a delightfully private, secluded position between the villages of Stibb Cross (2 miles) and Shebbear (3 miles), approximately 11 miles north east of Holsworthy. Access to the A30 is at Okehampton (17 miles).

A range of amenities can be found in Shebbear including a doctors surgery, primary school, village hall, local inn and Shebbear College. There is also a mobile post office service most week days. The stunning North Cornwall and Devon coastline is approximately 11 miles, and the majestic hills of Dartmoor National Park lie 18 miles away. There is a thriving livestock market at Holsworthy, together with a comprehensive range of amenities including a Waitrose supermarket.


Moortown Court Farm Cottage is an attractive detached 3 to 4 bedroom property (1,542 sq ft not including outbuildings), with a two-storey barn/store attached which offers potential (STP) for further accommodation. The cottage is situated at the end of a 675 metre long lane and is surrounded by its own land. The small-holding is a haven for wildlife and is likely to be of interest to buyers with an interest in conservation and wildlife looking for an unusual project with grazing land for livestock or horses. (There are likely to be various environmental grant opportunities available.) The property would make an ideal family home with plenty of space to bring up children in a safe outdoor environment.


The land extends to approximately 22.90 acres (9.27 hectares) and comprises a diverse range of highly productive grazing pasture, just over 10 acres of wetter culm pasture meadows and 5 acres of wetland/woodland.


There is a further 8.22 acres of land available separately in two lots. Further information is available upon request.


Mains electricity, private water and drainage are connected. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on these points.


There are no restrictive covenants limiting the use of the property. The Property is accessed over Squires Lane - a private lane. There are no public rights of way shown on the Ordnance Survey Plan crossing the property.


The property will be sold by Public Auction at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 12th November 2019 at The Union Inn, Stibb Cross, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8LH. The property will be sold subject to an undisclosed reserve and the vendor reserves the right for the auctioneer to bid in the usual way on their behalf up to the reserve. The vendor also reserves the right to sell all or part of the property prior to the auction.

Money Laundering Regulations 2017 require Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person intending to bid at auction. Bidders need to provide two forms of identification, being a photo ID and a proof of address. The Purchaser will be required to pay a £250 plus VAT Auction Administration Fee to the auctioneers at the auction.


Peter, Peter & Wright, 1 West Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1HG. FAO: Mr David Higgs, T :01837 52379, E:


This includes the searches, draft contract, deeds/epitome of title, special conditions of sale etc, and is available for £30 including VAT from the vendors' solicitors. Alternatively, it can be inspected free of charge by appointment at Stags Launceston Office. It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all the necessary enquiries prior to the Auction.


The property is sold freehold with vacant possession on completion on 17 December 2019.


Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendors appointed Agents, Stags Launceston Office.


From Holsworthy proceed along the A388 towards Bideford and Stibb Cross. After 9.5 miles turn right at the cross-roads (opposite the Union Inn), signposted Shebbear and Black Torrington. Proceed for 1.6 miles and the drive to the property (Squires Lane) will be found on the right hand side immediately before Moortown Dairy Farm. Proceed down this lane, passing a bungalow on the right hand side. The drive to the property is on the left hand side after a further 180 metres. For Sale boards have been erected.


*Guide price(s) are an indication of the seller's expectation.

*Reserve price(s) are a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction. We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range.

*Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.

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