Brook Farm is an appealing Grade II Listed thatched property which is in need of updating but presents an exciting opportunity to create a wonderful family home. The farmhouse is situated at the end of a long drive in an exceedingly private and secluded position with a pleasant outlook over its paddock and the surrounding East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The accommodation has many appealing period features including beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplaces and an ornate plank and muntin screen in the drawing room. The accommodation is highly spacious and flexible. There are two well-proportioned reception rooms...on the ground floor: a large double aspect drawing room with an inglenook fireplace and flagstone flooring plus a well-proportioned dining room with fitted bookshelves, also double aspect. The large kitchen/breakfast room is at the heart of the home, featuring a large inglenook with a wood burner and providing ample space for a substantial breakfast table. There is also a very spacious separate utility room. Completing the ground floor is a rear boot room with garden access, as well as a cloakroom. Upstairs there are five well-proportioned double bedrooms, each with appealing high vaulted ceilings and lovely views over Brook Farm’s paddock and the verdant countryside beyond. The bedrooms are serviced by two family bathrooms, situated at each end of the first floor. Mains electricity and mains water. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. East Devon District Council. The vendors are retaining a Right of Way over part of the property. A public footpath runs across part of the driveway. Further information is available from the vendors’ agent. An overage agreement is being attached to the stables and the barn. Brook Farm is approached by a long drive which leads past the house to a large parking area with ample room for numerous vehicles or a boat. The property has a pretty walled front garden as well as a good-sized garden to the rear which is surrounded by established woodland and has a stream at its border; in all providing a very tranquil and private space to enjoy. Across the stream there is also another area of garden, surrounded by trees, and accessible by a small stone footbridge. There are a number of outbuildings which include a large steel-framed barn, brick-built traditional stables, a wood store, oil store and a double garage. There is also a gently sloping field in front of the property, plus additional land adjacent to the stables. In total, the gardens and grounds measure approximately 4.26 acres.
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