• For Sale
  • GBP 1,175,000 
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Property Style: Bungalow
  • Bedroom: 5
Located within the sought after village of Challacombe, with amenities including a shop with post office and highly rated pub within walking distance, is The Stables. A fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique small holding currently occupied with a wealth of various livestock over the approximate 9.5 acres of land divided into separate paddocks. The property would be well suited for equestrian use with existing stables and various other outbuildings.

The current owners have improved the property over their tenure and this includes a wonderful extension to the main living space, creating a generous lounge/dining room and 5th bedroom.

The accommodation comprises of 5 bedrooms, 4 of which are very good size double bedrooms. The main Bedroom benefits from an En-Suite Shower Room. There is also a 4-piece family bathroom. To this wing of the home is also a useful work area which combined with another bedroom could serve as a granny annexe should you require to home a dependent relative. The living space benefits from a good size and comprehensively fitted country style Kitchen with a range of wall and base units and 2 cupboards. There is also space for a breakfast table and chairs. Off the Kitchen is an impressive Lounge/Dining Room with the Dining area boasting a large window overlooking the front aspect and Lounge area with large fireplace and wood burner. There are also 2 sets of French doors leading out to the gardens and windows to the rear of the room. Off this room is a store cupboard and stairs leading to a Loft Room which is ideal for storage.

Outside to the front of the home is a gated entrance, with sweeping gravel driveway leading to parking for various vehicles, with triple garaging, attached utility room with shower room, outbuildings and u-shaped stables with 3 loose boxes, tack room and an office building, all of which are a great size and offer further development. Accompanying the property are mature garden spaces, laid to lawn with pathways and hedge borders providing privacy and a paved area ideal for outdoor dining. There are a variety of raised beds ideal for growing fruit and vegetables and gates that lead to the land above, reaching to approximately 9.5 acres of pasture land and organised paddocks with gentle slopes, stock proof fencing and mature tree borders.

There is also a public footpath to the land furthest from the home, which is safely fenced off.

The extremely popular and highly regarded West Buckland School offering schooling for pre-school, junior, senior and A-Level students, is amongst the best in the area.

LOCATION                                                    The delightful and popular village of Challacombe is situated within Exmoor National Park, between Simonsbath and Barnstaple, and offers a Post Office/convenience store with tea room facilities in addition to an extremely popular pub, The Black Venus, which is renowned for excellent food. There are primary and secondary schools located nearby including Parracombe, Brayford and South Molton. Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance and offers a range of amenities including local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities and a branch railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St. David's and Exeter Central.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 16'11" x 10'6" (5.16m x 3.2m).

Lounge/Diner 30'11" x 22'11" (9.42m x 6.99m).


Work Area

Bedroom 1 14'3" x 12'6" (4.34m x 3.8m).

En Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 2 16'11" x 8'8" (5.16m x 2.64m).

Bedroom 3 14'2" x 8'8" (4.32m x 2.64m).

Bedroom 4 12'5" x 10'10" (3.78m x 3.3m).

Bedroom 5 12'6" x 6'8" (3.8m x 2.03m).

Family Bathroom

Triple Garage

Stable Block

Various Outbuildings

Tenure    Freehold

Services    Mains electric and water. Solid fuel and Calor gas through an H2 automatic switching panel system. Private septic tank drainage

Viewing    Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agent

Council Tax Band    *E - North Devon District Council
*At the time of preparing these sales particulars the council tax banding is correct. However, purchasers should be aware that improvements carried out by the vendor may affect the property's council tax banding following a sale

From Barnstaple proceed out of town on the Goodleigh Road, signposted to Bratton Fleming. Proceed through the village and at Four Cross Way turn left onto the A399 (signposted Blackmoor Gate). Continue on this road and at Friendship Farm turn right onto the B3358 signposted to Challacombe and Simonsbath. Continue into Challacombe and immediately before the Black Venus you will see a road turning right and The Stables will be on the right hand side.

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Challacombe, Exmoor, Devon, Exeter, England, United Kingdom is a Exeter luxury Single Family Home listed for sale GBP 1,175,000. This high end Exeter Single Family Home is comprised of 5 bedrooms and N/A baths. Find more luxury properties in Exeter or search for luxury properties for sale in Exeter.