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Exbourne, Okehampton £599,500

  • Modern Barn Conversion presented to an exceptional standard EPC Rating-74C
  • 38' Triple aspect lounge/dining room
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Four shower/bathrooms
  • Leisure building with swimming pool and games room
  • Large gardens with southerly aspect and river frontage
  • Extensive parking
  • Idyllic location.

Magnificent large barn conversion in a delightful courtyard setting with indoor heated pool, large gardens and river frontage. Spacious family sized accommodation, 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms. Large private gardens extending to approx. 0.65 of an acre. Parking for several cars; leisure building with swimming pool & games room. Planning permission has been obtained to convert the pool into a double garage with extensive additional storage. The leisure building could become a large independent annexe subject to the necessary consents.

Okehampton EX20 3QZ
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBO00873


Woodhall Barn comprises an exceptionally light and spacious residence converted to a very high standard in 2006. The property sits in the small hamlet of Woodhall, comprising just Woodhall Barn and five other cottages. The barn itself has been converted to a particularly high standard, offering spacious, light and airy accommodation. There is extensive use of solid oak with limestone flooring and hardwood double glazed windows throughout. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and has solar panels. Externally there are large areas of private gardens, which border the River Okement. A particular feature of the property is the large leisure building, which incorporates a ground floor indoor heated swimming pool and large first floor full height games room, which is an adaptable area offering scope for use as an annexe, studio or offices, subject to any necessary consents. The gardens, which face due South and grounds total approximately 0.65 of an acre.


The property is situated in a delightful unspoiled part of the Devonshire countryside, just outside the village of Exbourne within the valley of the River Okement. The area is renowned for its riding and walking and the well-known Tarka Trail with its walking and National Route 27 cycle runs past the end of the drive. The village of Exbourne has an excellent range of local services including a primary school, award winning public house serving food and the Burrow village store which also has a post office and cafe. There is also a garage/petrol station and village hall. The nearby town of Okehampton, is a thriving community offering a comprehensive range of amenities and shopping facilities, three supermarkets including a Waitrose. Okehampton offers schooling from infant to sixth form level at Okehampton College; one of the best performing state schools in England. The town also has a modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway, providing links west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. Okehampton is the northern gateway to the Dartmoor National Park with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoiled scenery, offering many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. There is also quick access to the north and south coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive National Trust beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

Entrance hall

With opaque glass front door and side panels,flush mounted ceiling speakers. French doors opening to the rear garden, limestone flooring and original oak beams. Bespoke oak staircase rising to first floor. Glass panelled wall looking into the breakfast room, door to kitchen and step up to part glazed double doors opening to

Sitting Room/ Dining Room

A most impressive triple aspect room, having a central fireplace fitted with a contemporary swivelling wood burning stove on slate hearth. Two recessed log storage spaces. Full height vaulted ceiling over sitting area with full height window to the end wall with original oak lintel. Further french windows opening to garden and opaque window to courtyard. Solid oak flooring, oak lintels and sills, radiator.

Dining area

With two windows to rear garden, oak flooring and radiator.


Range of wood units with granite work surfaces, inset twin bowl sink with mixer, work surfaces with cupboard and drawers under, inset four ring ceramic hob with stoves electric oven beneath and extractor over, fitted dishwasher, housing for microwave, further work surface with cupboards and drawers beneath, unit housing fridge and freezer. Massive exposed original ceiling timber, limestone flooring, flush mounted ceiling speakers and radiator.

Breakfast Room

Having french doors to garden with windows above and glazed screen to hall. Original massive ceiling timber, limestone flooring, radiator.


With oak beam, limestone flooring, secondary low glazed door to front courtyard, radiator.

Utility room

Granite work surface with space under and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble drier, wash basin with mixer, low level toilet, double wall cabinet, heated towel rail. Original timber beam. Limestone flooring.


Window to rear, Boulter oil fired central heating boiler. Built in airing cupboard housing Oso hot water cylinder, limestone tiled floor, original oak beam and radiator.

First Floor Landing

With galleried balustrade around stairs, opaque glass windows to courtyard and Velux roof light. Solar panel control unit.

Bedroom One

A spacious double aspect room with window overlooking gardens. Opaque glass doors to the side, leading to external granite steps down to the courtyard. Radiator.

En-suite shower room

Being extensively tiled. Shower cubicle with mixer shower fitment and glazed doors, wash basin, toilet with concealed cistern and bidet. Heated towel rail, mirrored medicine cabinet and extractor vent.

Bedroom Two

Window overlooking garden. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

Window overlooking the gardens. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

Window to rear. Radiator.

En-Suite shower room.

Limestone tiled shower cubicle with mains shower unit. Wash basin with limestone tiled splash backing. Low level toilet. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Extractor.

Bedroom Five

With opaque window to front courtyard. Radiator.

En-Suite shower room..

Tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower fitment. Corner pedestal wash basin with limestone tiled splash backing, low level toilet. Heated towel rail. Extractor vent.

Family Bathroom

Extensive limestone tiling to walls. Panelled shower bath with mixer shower fitment and glazed shower screen. Wash basin with mixer tap, toilet with concealed cistern, fully mirrored wall, heated towel rack, velux double glazed roof light and access to roof space.


The property is approached from the lane via Woodhall's own private gravelled driveway, serving Woodhall Barn and the other cottages. There is parking for two vehicles to one end of the barn, whilst to the other is further gated parking for a number of vehicles and access to the leisure building.

Leisure Building

Entered through a lobby with door from parking area and stairs to first floor. Pool room 35' x 16' housing the heated swimming pool, 1.1metre in depth. Fully glazed wall overlooking courtyard. Store room and Pump room with heating and filtration equipment. On the first floor is the Games room 32.6' x 15'8 with exposed ceiling timbers and windows overlooking courtyard. Two radiators. Large walk-in storage cupboard with extensive shelving. Planning permission has been obtained to convert the pool into a double garage with extensive additional storage.


Immediately to the rear of the barn is a gravelled path and patio area with outside lighting and outside tap. Large level lawned gardens, bordered by mature trees and having a wealth of established perennials and shrubs. Broad steps up to a further lawned garden with aluminium framed green house 8' x 6', fruit cage and shrub border. A covered store can accommodate garden furniture and equipment and logs for the burner. Gravelled Barbeque area with a large masonry barbeque. The gardens border the River Okement and adjacent is a large timber decked area, overlooking the river with spotlight and external power source. The gardens and grounds enjoy a high degree of peace and seclusion and total approximately 0.65 of an acre. There is a fitted children's play area with a swing and slide.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.


Travelling west bound on the A30 from Exeter, turn left at the Merrymeet junction onto the A382 towards Moretonhampstead. Continue for approximately 1/2 a mile, turning right onto the A3124 signposted to North Tawton. Proceed for approximately 5 miles to De Bathe Cross, turning left at the Cross Roads. After a short distance turn right onto the A3072 towards Hatherleigh and Sampford Courtenay, to the village of Exbourne turning right at Exbourne Cross and proceeding down through the village, following signs for Iddesleigh. Approximately 1/2 a mile beyond the village, turn left towards Woodhall, continuing for a further half mile, before the entrance to Woodhall will be found upon the left hand side.

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Okehampton EX20 3QZ
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBO00873
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