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  • Bedrooms: 3
A superbly converted barn and paddock set in an elevated position with outstanding views. Open plan accommodation, living room, fitted kitchen/dining room, inner lobby, bathroom and three double bedrooms (all en-suite). Large gardens and paddock. In all approaching 1 acre. Holiday occupancy condition. EPC Band C.


Widehay Barn is situated on the edge of Mariansleigh, a small rural village set in an elevated position with superb views over rolling Devon countryside. The village is about 4 miles to the south east of the local market town of South Molton and has an excellent outlook across farmland to Exmoor. South Molton offers an excellent range of amenities including shopping, social and banking facilities and amenities including schooling to secondary level.

The North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple lies about 14 miles to the north west and offers a further range of amenities. Tiverton is about 15 miles to the south east with the M5 (Junction 27) and Tiverton Parkway Railway Station on the mainline to Paddington a further seven miles.

Both the renowned North Devon Coastline and Exmoor National Park are within easy reach by car.


Widehay Barn is an impressive barn conversion, completed around 10 years ago to an excellent standard with a quality finish. The barn is set in a level plot, surrounded by gardens and grounds of approaching one acre and enjoys superb, far reaching views to the north west towards South Molton in the distance.


A glazed front door leads into the LIVING ROOM with part exposed stone wall, slate floor, ceiling beams, further glazed double doors to the outside and stairs to first floor. The living room is open to the KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with a slate floor, vaulted ceiling, two window seats and fitted with modern kitchen units with timber worktops, 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and electric double oven. Off the dining area is an INNER LOBBY with slate floor, plumbing for washing machine, coat hooks and double doors lead into a boiler room. The spacious BATHROOM also has a slate floor, roll top claw foot bath, pedestal wash basin, high level WC and heated towel rail. Also on the ground floor is BEDROOM THREE, a double room with EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a modern suite.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a GALLERIED LANDING with doors off to TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS. BEDROOM 1 is the larger double with superb views and a well-fitted EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. BEDROOM 2 is also a double room with a well-fitted EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM.


A short access track leads to the property through a timber five bar gate to a gravelled parking and turning area to the front of the barn. The barn is surrounded by further gravelled and lawned gardens bordered by mature hedging, Devon banks and post and rail fencing. Set below the garden is a fenced PADDOCK which takes full advantage of the views from the property. In total the property extends to 0.90 ACRES.


Mains electricity and water, private drainage system, Oil fired central heating, (under floor heating to the ground floor and radiators on the first floor).


Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.


From South Molton take the B3137 to Witheridge and after about 2 miles you reach the village of Alswear. On entering the village take the first left turn signposted Mariansleigh and continue on this country lane until reaching Mariansleigh. Widehay Barn is the first property on the right just before the village,

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Permitted Use

Planning permission was granted in 2004 for CONVERSION OF BARN TO FORM 1 UNIT OF HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION (Ref: 37821). Clause (5) states: The development hereby permitted shall not be used otherwise than for the provision of short let holiday accommodation. The property shall not be occupied as a permanent dwelling and shall not be occupied by any one person for a period exceeding 28 days in any calendar year.

Any change from the above permitted use would require planning permission in the usual way.

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Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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