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  • Bedrooms: 6
An attractive period farmhouse and holiday cottage with land in a rural setting. 4 bed farmhouse and 2 bed holiday cottage. Useful outbuildings with potential for stabling and pasture land. Total about 6.49 acres with further land available. EPC Band E


Batney Farmhouse and Cottage is set in a scenic, rural location about a mile to the south of the village of Meshaw, itself only six miles from the local market town of South Molton. The town provides good local facilities with supermarket, a bank, Post Office, health centre, library and the popular pannier and livestock markets.

The regional town of Barnstaple, about 17 miles to the north west, is situated at the head of the River Taw Estuary and offers a further range of shops and commercial venues.

The stunning North Devon coastline with the sandy beaches of Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe are within easy driving distance as is the Exmoor National Park.

The North Devon Link Road (A361) offers easy access to the M5 (junction 27) at Tiverton where there is also a station on the Paddington line at Tiverton Parkway.


Batney Farmhouse, and The Cottage are surrounded by 6.49 acres of attractive, mainly level paddocks and grounds together with useful barns and a large hard-standing area.

The period farmhouse is well presented throughout and has a lovely outlook. Set to the rear of the farmhouse, the detached holiday cottage also offers the opportunity to provide a useful letting income, as it has done for the current owners.

Batney Farmhouse

The front door leads into an ENTRANCE HALL, off which is a spacious BATHROOM with panelled bath, pedestal basin and WC. The KITCHEN is fitted with a modern range of units with quartz worktop, matching wall units, space for white goods and range cooker. The UTILITY ROOM has a vaulted ceiling and is fitted with a range of painted pine units with timber worktop over, Belfast sink with rose granite worktops to either side.

There are two good sized reception rooms to the front of the house. The SITTING ROOM (formerly two rooms) has part exposed stone walls, exposed beams, two window seats overlooking the garden, stone fireplace with beam over, bread oven and wood burner. There is a smaller additional fireplace and a door leading through to a LIVING/DINING ROOM with exposed ceiling beams, stone fireplace with wood burner and door to the recently added, timber-framed and glazed GARDEN ROOM with a fine outlook across the gardens.

On the FIRST FLOOR there are FOUR BEDROOMS, all with an attractive outlook over the gardens and beyond. The SHOWER ROOM is fitted with a modern suite.

The Holiday Cottage

The Holiday Cottage is set to the rear of the farmhouse and is presented to an excellent standard throughout The attractive SITTING ROOM has a wood-burning stove and the KITCHEN is fitted with a range of modern units with timber worktops, Belfast sink and fitted appliances include a fridge, washing machine, dishwasher and cooker.

On the FIRST FLOOR there are TWO BEDROOMS with vaulted ceilings and a BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite.


Set to the rear of the holiday cottage is a YARD and a useful range of BUILDINGS including a timber framed BARN (60 x 40 ) with much scope for a variety of uses including stabling and a further timber framed BUILDING now providing handy workshop and storage space.

Land and Grounds

Both Batney Farmhouse and The Holiday Cottage has attractive, mature gardens and grounds to the front with an outlook across pasture land and ponds.

In total the property extends to about 6.49 ACRES with further land available by separate negotiation.


The Farmhouse Oil-fired central heating via radiators. Solar PV panels. Private drainage shared with holiday cottage.

The Holiday Cottage Electric boiler and septic tank drainage shared with Farmhouse.


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.


From South Molton take the B3137 out of the town towards Tiverton. Continue through the villages of Alswear then Meshaw. After approximately 0.75 mile take the unsigned right turn. Continue for a short distance before again turning right at Meshaw Cross, signposted to Kings Nympton and Chulmleigh. Drive a few hundred yards before coming to Meshaw Moor Cross and again turn right signed to Kings Nympton and Chulmleigh. Continue for about 250 yards and the entrance to the property will be seen on the left hand side.

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Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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