3 bed Detached house (for sale) Lewdown, Okehampton EX20

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David J Robinson Estate Agents and Auctioneers
01566 339545
First Published

8th Jul 2022

Last Published

20th Jul 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A detached farmhouse in near perfect setting with no near neighbours, outbuildings, stunning outlooks and 16.75 Acres. 3 Bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 reception rooms (in need of finishing) and barn with potential. Additional land available by sep neg. EPC Band F.


Located in a most appealing location on the fringe of Lewdown parish, just a mile from Roadford Lake with pathways to walk/cycle and an activity centre. The self-contained village of Lifton is 6 miles distant with Post Office/general stores, farm shop, village hall, 3 pubs, doctors’ surgery and primary school. The A30 can be accessed within 2 miles and connects the Cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. The towns of Launceston, Okehampton and Tavistock are 10 - 13 miles distant with comprehensive amenities, further educational facilities and community hospitals with railway services to Exeter from Okehampton. At Exeter there is a mainline railway station serving London Paddington and an international airport. The beautiful Dartmoor National Park is approximately 7 miles away.


A detached stone and cob farmhouse under a slate roof which has been much improved by the current vendor, with the 2 reception rooms in need of cosmetic finishing. The property has many period features, including exposed beams and deep sills, combined with modern facilities such as double glazing and oil fired central heating. The accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan and briefly comprises: Entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and understairs storage cupboards, snug with fireplace and French doors to the front, sitting room with feature fireplace, window to the front with bench seat. (The snug and sitting room are both in need of finishing).
From the sitting room, a door leads to the study and rear porch/utility room with base level oil fired boiler, plumbing/appliance space for washing machine and doors to the rear. The inner hall has a WC and leads to the L-shaped, triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room comprising a range of base and wall units, woodburner and door to the front. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms with stunning rural views and spacious family bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin.


Accessed from the lane onto a driveway with parking for several vehicles and access to the land and outbuildings. A path leads to the front of the property which has a lawned area to the front and lawned garden to the rear. Next to the property is the granary, a stone and slate barn currently used for storage with potential for alternative use (subject to planning). Single span agricultural shed which internally is split level with a pair of loose boxes, 12’ x 10’ (3.6m x 3m) and front and rear roller doors giving access to the land at the rear. Garage/workshop with high clearance doors, concrete floor and apron, power and water connected. The land surrounds the farmstead and is divided into 5 pasture paddocks with well defined hedge and fence boundaries, ideal for horses or a few herd of young stock. There is the opportunity to purchase a further 10.78 acres of adjoining land by separate negotiation.

Agent's Note

The property is currently registered for Single Farm Payments and the entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser at the next appropriate date after completion of sale.


Mains electricity, private water, private drainage. Double glazing. Oil fired central heating. Full EPC document available on request. Council Tax Band C. Broadband enabled. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.


Strictly by prior appointment through David J Robinson Estate Agents and Auctioneers.


Local info for EX20

Floor plan


Property Value Data/Graphs for EX20

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 21.4% £526,287 3.9 1.8
Semi-detached house 17.2% £270,638 3.1 1.7
Terraced house 11.7% £202,932 2.8 1.3
Flat 10.3% £157,920 1.7 0.9
Land 8.3% £209,325 0.5 0.2
End terrace house 6.2% £198,878 2.3 1.1
Other 5.5% £397,500 3.1 2.5
Bungalow 5.5% £354,375 2.6 1.3
Detached bungalow 4.8% £330,714 3 1.6
Barn conversion 3.4% £541,000 3.2 2.6
Cottage 2.8% £398,750 4 1.5
Maisonette 0.7% £140,000 3 1
Link-detached house 0.7% £275,000 4 1
Parking/garage 0.7% £12,000 0 0
Farm 0.7% £3,500,000 4 3

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£74,042 27.5%


Current Asking Prices in EX20 Average: £343,161

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £168,738 (4) £224,466 (19) £292,314 (44) £407,617 (34) £589,444 (9)
Flats £130,490 (5) £171,635 (10) £140,000 (1) - -
All £147,489 (9) £206,248 (29) £285,143 (47) £495,971 (35) £589,444 (9)

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