Black Dog, Crediton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Pretty grade II listed house and detached cottage with land and buildings. 3 Reception Rooms. 3 Bedrooms. 2 Bedroom Cottage. Lovely Gardens. Stable Block

Farm Buildings. Productive Pasture. About 12.5 Acres. EPC Band E.


Penford Farm stands in an idyllic south-facing position, amid the beautiful rolling Devon countryside. The property lies less than a mile from the popular village of Black Dog which maintains an active community with a country pub. The property lies between Morchard Bishop and Witheridge, both offering a good range of local amenities with primary schools, well renowned pubs, churches, village stores and Post Office. Further facilities, including secondary schooling, are available in the nearby market towns of Crediton, 8 miles distant, and Tiverton, 12 miles distant. The Cathedral City of Exeter offers all the facilities expected of a major regional centre. From Tiverton there is a dual carriageway link to the M5 motorway and a main line railway station at junction 27 with fast trains to London Paddington.


Penford Farm is an appealing grade II listed thatch farmhouse with separate cottage, surrounded by its own land with superb views over the surrounding countryside. The house is believed to date back to the 16th century and has many of its original features, including beams, fireplaces and original plank and muntin screen. The property is approached over its own driveway, which is shared with Penford Mill, to the original farmyard leading to the farmhouse, cottage and farm buildings, with an ample parking and turning area.


The property offers spacious accommodation. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall leading to the central hall and stairs to first floor. The kitchen has a range of work surfaces and cupboards including space for range cooker. There are three good sized reception rooms, the principal being the drawing room with large inglenook fireplace including a wood burning stove set upon a slate hearth with window overlooking the garden and a door leading out. The dining room has an open fireplace with beam over and original plank and muntin screen. The sitting room includes double doors opening out to the garden. The ground floor benefits from a utility room with a range of units, stainless steel sink unit and plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher and a bathroom with a panelled bath, wash hand basin and WC. On the first floor there are three bedrooms which are all well-proportioned and light, and benefit from good views. Bedroom 1 has a door leading to the garden. There is also a family bathroom with a suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, WC and double walk-in shower cubicle.


The cottage offers great potential for an additional income by way of holiday let or suitable for a dependent relative. The cottage consists of a kitchen with a range of cream wall and base units, gas hob, integral freezer, built-in electric cooker and LPG central heating boiler. The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove and double doors leading to the garden. There are two bedrooms, bedroom 1 is on the ground floor and bedroom 2 is on the first with a double aspect. The shower room comprises corner shower unit, low level WC, wash hand basin and built-in vanity unit.


The property is surrounded by its gardens and grounds, with a large lawn area along the southerly aspect with flower borders. The Cottage has a separate garden with a front patio and large south-facing lawn. There is an orchard with a range of fruit trees. From here there is a large pond with a vegetable garden and poly tunnel. Penford Farmhouse is approached over a driveway leading to a large concrete yard with ample parking and turning area. There are also 2 outbuildings, a garage, 2 stables, wood shed, feed store and workshop. The productive pasture land lies in a ring fence and extends in all to approximately 12.5 acres. A public footpath and bridleway pass across the property.


From Tiverton take the B3137 towards Witheridge. Continue along this road passing through the villages of Withleigh and Nomansland. Just after Nomansland turn left signposted Thelbridge and Chawleigh. Continue on this road and bear left again towards Thelbridge. At Thelbridge Cross Inn turn left signposted Black Dog. Follow the road down the hill and the property will be found at the bottom on the left hand side just after Hele Barton and over the river.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired heating.

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