Near Staple Cross


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Great potential - Farmhouse, cottage, haulage yard/workshop and outbuildings/stables set in 4.5 acres. Superb views, 4 bedroom house, 3 bedroom cottage, buildings with potential, 4 stables, workshop with HGV inspection pit, gently sloping field, about 4.5 acres. EPC Band D.


Daresdown enjoys a fine south easterly aspect with far reaching views over rolling countryside towards the Blackdown Hills, situated between Staple Cross and Uplowman.

The property is 4 miles from Sampford Peverell. Just beyond is Junction 27 of the M5 motorway, with Tiverton Parkway railway station located alongside, having fast trains to London Paddington taking approximately 130 mintues.

The market town of Tiverton is situated along the banks of the River Exe and offers a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities together with modern district hospital and historic castle.

The area affords exceptional schooling for all ages; Uplowman and Holcombe Rogus both have good village schools, Uffculme Comprehensive School is not far and has an excellent reputation. Blundell's (Tiverton) and Wellington Public schools are within easy reach.


Daresdown is situated in a secluded and peaceful setting, on a clear day you can see as far as Exmoor, Dartmoor and Glastonbury Tor.

The house and adjoining cottage affords versatile family accommodation. Constructed of stone with rendered elevations beneath a slate roof, fitted predominantly with timber casement double glazed windows.


The spacious kitchen/dining room is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units, solid fuel AGA, electric Hotpoint cooker and extractor over. The sitting room centres upon a large stone fireplace housing the wood burner with double doors leading through to bedroom 4.

On the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms, with family bathroom and storage into the eaves.

Connected to the house, via the conservatory, is the adjoining cottage. It has a private access via its boot room. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units and stainless steel sink unit, including solid fuel Rayburn, electric oven and separate double oven. There is a dual side woodburner connects the reception rooms. The family bathroom is on the ground floor. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and shower room.


Daresdown is approached via a quiet country lane to the cottage, house and yard. All have their own vehicular entrances.

The house and cottage have adjoining gardens to the front, with stone walling and fencing separating the two, both with enclosed lawned areas and flower borders.

To the side of the drive, opposite the house, is a vegetable garden with greenhouse and beds with concrete path around, including fruit cage and shed.


The outbuildings are set around a large concrete yard, with a further stable courtyard. The outbuildings include:

b>4 Stables /b> (all about 12 x 12 Max, Foaling box 12 x 16) and Tack room (12 x 8). b>Lean-to field shelter /b> (43 x 12) - Box profile sloping roof with blocked walls. b>General purpose building /b> (30 x 18'9) - concrete frame, blocked walls and concrete floor under a box profile roof. b>Garage /b> (18'6 x 11'4) - with up-and-over door, block construction and concrete floor under a box profile roof. b>Dutch barn /b> (30 x 18'7) - open side, enclosed with block walling and corrugated iron under a corrugated iron roof. b>Pole barn /b> (37'6 x 20) - Timber frame construction with corrugated iron roof and side. Large swinging galvanize door. b>Workshop /b> (48 x 21) - a superb workshop specifically constructed for HGV, with an inspection pit (20). Constructed of block walls with steel portal frame under a corrugated roof. In addition there is mezzanine for storage and extra areas for work benches, tools etc. Small kitchen area and separate WC. Magnum compressor, plumbed with air sockets around the workshop. b>Car port /b> (22'6 x 14) - timber frame under a box profile roof inside. b>Wood store /b> (7 x 12) - Former stable. Block walls, concrete floor and corrugated roof.


Beyond the drive is a large poultry area with various pheasant pens and chicken coops. Beside is another garage 17 x 10 with timber frame, corrugated iron roof and sides, large double doors.

Off the yard is a small paddock and beyond this is the field extending to about 3 acres. It is enclosed by stock proof fencing and Devon hedges.


Strictly by appointment through the agents, Stags, on 01884 235705.


From Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway take the A361 towards Tiverton and immediately take the slip road signposted to Sampford Peverell. Proceed through and out of Sampford Peverell and at Battens Cross turn right, signposted Uplowman and Huntsham. At the T junction turn left and proceed to Uplowman, going straight over at the crossroads and after half a mile turn right signposted Staple Cross and Hockworthy. Follow the lane for approximately 2.5 miles and Daresdown will be found on the left.


Mains electricity. Private drainage. Cottage mains water. House private water via borehole.

Arrange viewing 01884 798526

Stags - Tiverton

19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA

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