Torre Farm- Whole, Winsford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7HU | Property for sale | Savills
108.13 Ac(43.76 Ha)
Guide price £2,200,000

Torre Farm- WholeWinsford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7HU

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Highly attractive, non–listed four bedroom renovated farmhouse with fantastic views
  • A stylishly converted two bedroom holiday cottage of exceptional quality
  • Further traditional stone outbuilding with planning permission to convert to a one bedroom holiday cottage
  • Agricultural building with stabling for four horses • Additional traditional farm buildings
  • A good run of productive pasture of varying topography
  • Fantastic outriding
  • Available as a whole or in two lots
  • A ring fence of approx. 108 acres

A superb, ring fenced Exmoor Farm centered around a sympathetically restored farmhouse with outstanding views

About this property

  • Torre Farm is approached via a long private drive and is centred around a wonderfully presented, four bedroom south facing longhouse. The non-listed property is sat in an elevated position in the middle of its own land creating a total sense of privacy with outstanding views across the Winsford Valley. In 2020/2021, the current owner converted a traditional building to what now is an immaculately presented, two bedroom holiday cottage finished to an exceptionally high standard. There are further traditional stone outbuildings, one of which the owner has obtained planning permission to convert to further holiday accommodation. To the north of the farmstead is a large modern farm building, part of which containing American barn style stables. The farm currently operates in a traditional Exmoor manner and the land which extends to approx. 108 acres is used purely for the grazing of livestock, predominantly sheep however offers flexibility and could suit a variety of farming enterprises. The land is also high in amenity, wildlife and sporting appeal.

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Local information

  • Torre Farm commands an outstanding, elevated position within Exmoor National Park. Exmoor comprises just under 700 km² of moorland, woodland, coast and rivers and is a unique, extensive unspoilt landscape dotted with medieval towns and villages. Exford is a pretty village in the heart of Exmoor located just three miles west of Torre Farm. The village boasts two traditional village pubs, a shop, tea room and village hall. Porlock, Withypool and Winsford are all villages within easy reach and provide further amenities. The town of Minehead is just 10 miles north and the market town of Dulverton is 8 miles south. Tiverton, 20 miles south, and Taunton, 25 miles east, provide further retail opportunities as well as a mainline railway station with fast trains to London and junction 25 and 27 of the M5. Exeter Airport is 40 miles away and provides daily flights to London City and International destinations. There is an array of excellent schools in the area including Blundell's School and West Buckland School, both provide private co-ed primary and senior education. The area provides unrivalled sporting and leisure opportunities, National Hunt Racing can be found at Exeter, Taunton and Wincanton, whilst the south west coastlines of Exmoor and North Devon offer some of the best sailing, surfing and beaches in England and are within easy reach.

Additional information

  • TORRE FARMHOUSE - In 2014 Torre Farmhouse was the subject of an extensive, sympathetic renovation and now provides spacious, family accommodation retaining many of its original interesting architectural features. A front door leads to the entrance porch, with staircase ahead. Door left to open plan kitchen/dining room which is a lovely room full of natural light. The kitchen has fitted units with granite work surfaces as well as a four oven, electric AGA. Door through the kitchen leads to large sitting room with south facing views, a feature fire place with log burner and former bread oven. Beyond the sitting room is a further reception room with log burner which is currently used as an office however could be suited as another sitting room, formal dining room or downstairs bedroom. To the right hand side as you enter the property is a useful utility room with modern units incorporating a Belfast sink with a separate bathroom to the rear with WC, basin and shower. There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. On the first floor, there are two en-suite double bedrooms, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
  • HOLIDAY COTTAGE - Completed in 2021, the vendor has successfully completed a conversion of a former traditional stone outbuilding to what now is a two bedroom holiday cottage of the highest quality. The accommodation comprises an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with exposed beams and a utility room with WC on the first floor. On the lower ground floor is two, large double bedrooms, one of which with en-suite and both containing French doors opening to a patio area. There is also a family bathroom. There are superb views from the private patio and the area is complete with an electric Arctic Spa Jacuzzi. This is a fantastic ‘retreat' for holiday makers and being of such quality, will no doubt generate a substantial income stream.
  • FARM BUILDINGS - There are additional traditional buildings which provide scope for further development (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents) which are currently used for machinery and general storage and kennelling. The vendor has obtained planning permission (application reference number 6/40/20/106) for the conversion of an existing building to a one bedroom cottage for the purpose of holiday letting accommodation. The building is concrete framed and is currently housing four American barn style stables. The building measures 13.57m x 17.52m and is currently used for machinery storage and equestrian purposes.
  • THE LAND - The land all lies within a ring fence and extends to approximately 108 acres of predominantly pasture land of varying topography. The land is divided into good sized, workable enclosures, some of which are bordered by traditional stone hedge banks and the majority of which stock proof fenced. The land is in good heart with fantastic drainage which is why the land is so well suited to grazing. Aside from agriculture, the land is also well suited to conservation, or amenity purposes.
  • Directions: From Tiverton, take the A396 signed Bampton, Dulverton, Exmoor. Continue on this road for approx. 16 miles and turn left signed Winsford/ Bridgetown/ Exton onto Edbrooke Road. Continue for approx. 3.9 miles through the village of Winsford and turn right onto Oldrey Lane. After 0.2 miles, the entrance to Torre Farm will be on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold