Kingsford Farm
64.70 Ac
Guide price £2,250,000

LongdownExeter, EX6 7SB

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Desirable, rural location, situated close to Exeter
  • 5 bedroom, Grade II* listed farmhouse
  • Detached 2 bedroomed barn conversion
  • 2 holiday letting cottages
  • 4 luxury lodges with private hot tubs
  • Modern farm buildings with potential for further conversion, subject to the necessary consents
  • Landscaped gardens and grounds, with lake, woodland and pasture.

A versatile lifestyle farming and leisure business opportunity, set in over 64 acres of its own land, within easy reach of the lively city of Exeter.

About this property

  • The Farmhouse dates from Tudor times and is Grade II* listed with original features throughout, including wood panelling, open fireplaces and exposed beams.

    Externally, the Farmhouse has a private terraced garden with patio for al fresco dining. To the front of the Farmhouse is the main courtyard which is surrounded by the residential properties on site. Approximate Gross Internal Area: 221.6 sq.m. / 2386 sq.ft.

    In addition to the Farmhouse, there is a two bedroom barn conversion with full residential consent, and a private garden and patio to the rear.

    There are two, two bedroomed holiday letting cottages situated adjacent to the Farmhouse, which are currently let through and have consent for holiday-let use and have no limit on the length of stay, however, they must be vacant for the period between 15th January and 15th March each year.

    Guest accommodation is also provided across four timber-built, luxury lodges, set around a fishing lake, each with a private hot tub. Each lodge comprises two bedrooms, family bathroom, WC and well equipped, modern kitchen, dining and living areas with flat screen TVs and WiFi throughout.

    The lodges have holiday-let use planning consent and can be occupied year round with no limitations on length of stay. Approximate Gross Internal Area: 61.3 sq.m. / 660 sq.ft.

    To the north of the Farmhouse is the Yard, comprising an extensive range of modern portal frame buildings which are currently used for livestock and storage.

    To the south of the Farmhouse are a further two farm buildings with potential to be converted into further letting accommodation, subject to obtaining planning permission. On the roof of the larger barn is the Photo Voltaic system which comprise 3 x 4KW ranges, producing approximately 5,500KW per annum at a rate of 53p per unit. There is circa 19 years remaining on the scheme.

    Pasture at the Property extends to circa 56 acres, with around 8 acres of woodland. The farmland is suitable for a variety of uses, and is currently used for the production of hay and grazing of livestock.

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Set in a tranquil, unspoilt rural location, yet within easy reach of Exeter and communication links. Kingsford Farm is the definitive lifestyle farm, with a diverse range of income opportunities.

Chris CliffordProperty agent

Local information

  • Exeter 5 miles, Bristol 90 miles, Bath 91 miles (all distances are approximate)
  • Kingsford Farm is situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Longdown in Devon, approximately 5 miles to the west of the city of Exeter.
  • The Property is accessed via local roads, around 2.8 miles from the A30 leading to the M5 motorway at around 10 miles to the east, affording excellent accessibility both east and west.
  • The nearest mainline train station is Exeter St Davids, around 6.8 miles away with direct services to London Paddington. Exeter International Airport is approximately 13.5 miles from the Property with services to the rest of the UK and some European destinations.
  • The Property is located around 2.5 miles from Dartmoor National Park, offering a vast moorland which is popular for walking, cycling, riding and many other activities and attractions.
  • The Exe Estuary also offers a wide range of recreational and leisure facilities, including cycling, canoeing, sailing and kite surfing. Nearby golf courses include the Fingle Glen Colf Course, Bovey Castle, Exeter Golf and Country Club and Woodbury Park Golf Club.

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt