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Hartpiece, Shirwell, Barnstaple
Recently Sold
Land Plan
    11 bedroom farm house for sale


    • Stunning Position with Panoramic Views
    • 3.36 Acres - up to 17 Acres Available
    • Rural yet 2 miles from Barnstaple
    • Dual occupancy/multiple families
    • Woodland & Orchard
    • 3/4 Dwellings
    • Detached 5/6 bed farmhouse
    • 4 Bed Converted Barn
    • 2 Bed Converted Holiday Barn
    • 11+ Bedrooms in total
    • No Onward Chain

    Located in a truly stunning unspoilt setting with outstanding panoramic views over the dramatic surrounding countryside, Hartpiece represents a unique opportunity to acquire a superb south-facing residential property package, providing tremendous income potential and adaptability with two/three residential dwellings, a holiday cottage and workshop. This versatile property may suit dual occupancy or multiple families whilst providing an income potential as well as those with amenity and smallholding interests.

    For 20 years the current vendors have operated Hartpiece as a successful holiday letting destination, catering for up to 18 guests and with 4 star gold awards. Forming part of an organic farmstead, Hartpiece enjoys its own mature gardens and grounds, ancient deciduous woodland and orchard, creating attractive amenity appeal. The property extends to about 3.36 acres.

    A further 14.03 acres may be available if required and subject to separate negotiation.

    Hartpiece is centred upon a traditional 17th century Devon former farmhouse providing versatile five bedroomed accommodation currently arranged as two dwellings, with a later barn conversion known as Hartpiece Hall providing immaculately presented four bedroomed part reverse level accommodation. Adjoining, is a high quality two bedroomed single storey converted barn with holiday use - known as Hartpiece Tappen. In addition is a sauna, hot tub to the main farmhouse and separate garage/workshop which may provide further potential for the creation of a games room or accommodation. (subject to any necessary consents).

    Hartpiece is approached via a shared private no through lane which meanders to three private driveways surrounding the properties providing ample parking. Located just 2 miles from North Devon’s regional centre, the property enjoys a perfect balance of a rural lifestyle and easy access.


    Established gardens and grounds adjoin Hartpiece with an attractive variety of mature plants, shrubs and trees. To the front are pretty patio and decked areas, containing a delightful seating space partly set beneath a pergola for alfresco dining taking full advantage of the surrounding views. To the rear of the property are further lawned gardens and orchard area with access to the adjoining ancient deciduous woodland which itself extends to approx. 2.57 acres.

    In all, Hartpiece extends to 3.36 acres as shown outlined in red on the enclosed identification plan. Further land may be available by separate negotiation, as shown shaded green on the enclosed identification plan and comprising:-

    - To the south of Hartpiece, are two sloping pasture paddocks extending to approx. 6.91 acres.

    - Adjoining the pasture and south side of the woodland is a pretty parcel of amenity land containing a wooded flanked stream with pasture land either side. Extending to a further approx. 7.12 acres.

    Hartpiece with the above land would extend to approx. 17.39 acres.


    Hartpiece commands a superb elevated position just 2 miles from the town of Barnstaple and 1.4 miles from North Devon District Hospital.

    Barnstaple is North Devon’s regional centre providing a wide range of commercial, educational and recreational facilities together with easy access to both the north coastline and main routes of travel.


    The property is connected to mains electricity. Drainage to a private system. Private bore hole water supply.

    - 8KW Array of Solar Panels feeding Hartpiece Farm & Hall.
    - Air Source Heatpump to Hartpiece Farm & Hall.
    - Electric Heating for the Tappen.
    - Double glazing fitted to the majority of openings.

    North Devon Council – Currently business rated - Rateable Value £11,800 per annum.
    Currently qualifying for small business rates relief.

    EPC Ratings

    Hartpiece Farmhouse - C & D
    Hartpiece Hall - D
    Tappen - C


    From Barnstaple head north leaving the town on the A39 in the direction of Shirwell & Arlington, passing North Devon District Hospital. After a short distance turn left onto the B3230 signed Ilfracombe. Follow the road for just 0.4 of a mile and turn right (unsigned) opposite Blakewell. Follow this private lane for 0.5 of a mile and you will arrive at Hartpiece.


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    Property Reference #RS0027
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    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS0027

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