Guide price £2,250,000

Versatile Lifestyle BusinessKingsford Farm, Longdown, Exeter


    Key features

    • Desirable, rural location, situated close to Exeter and communication links
    • 5 bedroom, Grade II* listed Farmhouse
    • Detached 2 bedroomed barn conversion and 2 holiday letting cottages
    • 4 luxury lodges with private hot tubs
    • Extensive range of modern farm buildings with potential for further conversion
    • Set in 64.7 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds, lake, woodland and pasture

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

    About this property

    • 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 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. 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 Cottages.com 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. 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.

    Set in an unspoilt rural location, in easy reach of Exeter, Kingsford Farm is a definitive lifestyle farm, with a diverse range of income streams.

    Harriet FullerProperty agent