Odd Mill House, Odd Mill, Holsworthy, EX22

For Sale Guide Price £1,000,000

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THREE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES, ODD MILL HOUSE, MILL BARN, and THE BUNGALOW AT ODD MILL TOGETHER WITH SEVEN ACRES

A 17th Century Millers House, a Stone Barn conversion, a Bungalow, Seven acres of land and a range of outbuildings, Stable's and Kennels

Originally a 17th Century mill and parts dating back to the Domesday Book,

For sale by online auction ** pre-auction offers considered **

Auction Date Thursday 13th January 2022 at 13:00

Viewing: STRICTLY BY APPOINMENT ONLY Viewings will include all three properties and outbuildings and land. Please call our office to book and confirm viewing. Our Bude office number is 01288 488 625

ODD MILL HOUSE, MILL BARN, and THE BUNGALOW AT ODD MILL TOGETHER WITH SEVEN ACRES will be found in an idyllic rural setting at the end of a half mile private drive. When approaching the property it has a retreat feel and will interest buyers across a wide spectrum, perfectly suited to a family with relatives or equally suited as a rather special holiday let location or for those looking for the opportunity to live 'off grid'.

In addition there is approximately seven acres of land, again ideally suited to keeping horses or off grid farming. The land is complimented by a good range of outbuildings including loose boxes, kennels and storage.

One of the features is that Odd Mill has access along an unmade lane, which leads to the almost 300 acres of public forestry in Swannacott Woods, ideal for riding, dog walking or birdwatchers, and is a huge benefit for those wanting a complete hideaway in this beautiful location.

There was a settlement at Odd Mill recorded in the Domesday Book, and there is a sense of history to this complex of characterful detached properties.

Featuring in The Domesday Book the location was a working mill up until the late seventeenth century, then was unused for many years. In recent years the properties have been cared for and cherished as the properties before you today.
Enjoy the tranquillity and seclusion of these properties but still find yourself only 20 minutes from the coastal resort of Bude, via the country lanes, and is a similar distance away from Widemouth Bay, where the world renowned surfing beach is.

Odd Mill House, Whitstone, Holsworthy, Devon

A truly spectacular Odd Mill House is approached by a drive and then into the main entrance porch. The porch has a genuine rag slate floor with solid rustic oak wood doors and has windows to two elevations and overlooks the yard and neighbouring woodland.

Step through a glazed door into the main hallway, which has a Cornish slate floor, and to the right is the lounge and to the left is the dining room.

With a fully fitted carpet and a low-level radiator under the two UPVC double glazed windows which look to the lawn elevation. Traditional white washed walls and ceiling, with candle style wall lights.

Lounge 22' 10” x 12' 1” (6.96m x 3.67m)

A good sized lounge/ living room with fully fitted carpet and UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation of the property, overlooking the lawn and the fields beyond. There are genuine and original wooden lintels above the windows and the doorway, and arches to the hallway and to the kitchen. There is a large fireplace with the remains of a cloam oven and a wood burner and a stone backed hearth. There are low level radiators under the windows, ample power points and wall lights.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 23' 7” x 8.3” (7.19m x 2.61m)

The Kitchen get s all the morning sun and has a door to the patio and front lawns which extend down for quite some distance. The Kitchen has original whitewash stone walls with double glazed windows looking over the paddock at the side of the building. There is a slate tile floor and a good amount of worktop space, which is light oak faced with a marble effect roll top countertop. A Belfast sink and space for appliances such as a dishwasher and an olive-green Rayburn and a point for a cooker, with spice racks over and over cupboards. The kitchen is beamed, probably the original beams, and has down light spotlights. There are ample power points for appliances and a low-level radiator for central heating. The kitchen currently houses a pine table which would seat six to eight people.

Toilet

Off the hallway from the kitchen is a toilet with a white wash hand basin and white toilet set, with a centre pendant light and whitewashed walls and a UPVC frosted glass window.

Utility Room 10' 11” x 7' 9” (3.34m x 2.37m)

The utility room, which also has a door to the outside rear of the property, houses the Grant Oil Fired hot water and central heating boiler. There is a tiled slate floor and all the space and connections for utility appliances. There are currently two washing machines, a further dishwasher, a freezer and a tumble dryer, so there are ample plug points. There is a small loft hatch here as well.

Upstairs

Rising to the upstairs via the original spiral staircase with a rope banister, this is such a 17th C feature. Arriving at the landing, which is a spacious and very light area with central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window to the rear of the building and then off the landing are the three bedrooms. There are fully fitted carpets through the whole of the upstairs.

Bedroom 1 13' 0” x 10' 5” (3.97m x 3.16m)

A spacious bedroom with whitewashed walls and ceiling in keeping with the property. There is a low-level central heating radiator, power points, wall lights and a UPVC window with views over the yard and the fields beyond.

Bedroom 2 15' 6” x 10' 2” (4.73m x 3.09m)

Again another good sized bedroom, with ample power points and plenty of space to accommodate a full size double bed. There are wall lights, a recess with a mirror in it and a fully fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 21' 8” x 8' 11” (6.60m x 2.72m)

Which is again fully carpeted and is a spacious room with a built-in wardrobe with shelving giving plenty of storage. There is also another cupboard which houses the hot water tank. There are ample power points, and this room has a UPVC double glazed window to both ends of the room and has a slate roof with exposed beams.

All of the upstairs doors are solid aged oak and there is a loft access on the landing itself.

Family Bathroom 7' 1” x 6' 4” (2.17m x 1.92m)

The family bathroom has an ornate white bathroom suite, a vinyl wood effect floor, white tiles to the surrounding walls with a shower over the bath. There is a shaver mirror and a window which looks out to the lawn and the fields beyond.

Outside

Odd Mill has lawns to the front and rear.

There is a purpose built kennels

Mill Barn, Odd Mill, Whitstone

This is a traditional stone barn which was part of the mill complex, it dates back to the seventeenth century and has been converted within the last twenty years to a high standard.

Entrance Utility Area 6' 8” x 10' 6” (2.02m x 3.20m)

The entrance mainly used is into a utility area porch which houses the Grant central heating boiler. There is a slate tiled floor, a central heating radiator, and a toilet with wash hand basin adjacent. Currently this porch is the home to several appliances including a tumble dryer and a washing machine.

Kitchen 13' 6” x 14' 1” (4.12m x 4.30m)

A good sized and fully functioning kitchen, which has white storage cupboards underneath a grey working surface, with ample white over cupboards and a window looking to the front elevation of the property. There is a single stainless-steel drainer and a four-ring hob with oven underneath which is a built-in appliance, it also has an extractor over. The beamed ceiling of the kitchen has spotlights and there is a central heating radiator and a continuation of the slate tiled floor.

Dining Room 25' 10” x 16' 2” (7.87m x 4.94m)

A very spacious dining room, which has a fitted carpet, a central heating radiator and has a door and windows to the front elevation of the property as well as a door and windows to a rather fabulous courtyard garden at the rear elevation of the property, which is an absolute suntrap. This room has a beamed ceiling which is very in keeping with the structure of the building and stairs rise from here to the bedrooms. There are ample power points throughout.

Living Room 16' 1” x 14' 10” (4.91m x 4.53m)

Leading on from the dining room we have this very nice lounge area with a brick fireplace currently accommodating an electric stove. This room has dual aspect windows, one to the front elevation of the property and one to the rear, it has a central heating radiator, a beamed ceiling and shelving to each side of the fireplace. The fully fitted, good quality carpet is complementary to the brick hearth. Here we have a TV point and ample power points. There is also a feature recess shelf which would be part of the original building.

Upstairs

The staircase rises from the dining room and has a fully fitted carpet and a pine banister rail. It rises to two bedrooms to the right and left of the property.

Bedroom 1 18' 8” x 15' 2” (5.70m x 4.62m)

A very spacious bedroom with a high ceiling, beams and a loft access. There are central heating radiators under the windows, one window looks to the rear elevation of the property and the other looks to the front elevation of the property. All the walls are painted in a magnolia or white finish in keeping. (We think there is scope to make two bedrooms in the space of this on, thus then becoming a three bed property – Subject to planning etc).

Bedroom 1 has a large en suite which comprises a bath, a separate shower, and a wash hand basin and a toilet. The floor covering in the en suite is a squared vinyl and the room has high ceilings, a central heating radiator, and a centre pendant light. There is a shaver point above the sink.

Bedroom 2 15' 8” x 15' 3” (4.77m x 4.64m)

Another very spacious bedroom with more than sufficient space to accommodate a full-sized double bed. The room has a fully fitted carpet and a central heating radiator to the windows looking to the front and to the windows looking to the rear of the property. This is a very light, high and spacious bedroom, again with a loft access.

Bedroom 2 En suite, with a bath, a wash hand basin and a toilet, all in white, with white walls and white tiles. The floor covering is the same squared vinyl as in the other bathroom and there is a central heating radiator and a shaver power point.

Outside

To the rear of Mill Barn is a real sun trap of a garden, which is currently laid with concrete pavers and has a gravel area and also another area for growing plants. There is a substantial garden shed and this is a very private and sunny leisure spot.

The Bungalow, Odd Mill, Whitstone

The bungalow is of Woolaway type construction, a type single wall building, originally built in the 1960's, but since has had a block out wall and new pitch roof, all subject to building regs at the time. Whilst the bungalow is totally sound it would be reasonable to assume that planning permission would be granted to build something new. That said it is a perfect and fully functioning property, presenting a solid home.

Entrance / Utility 12' 8” x 9' 9” (3.85m x 2.97m)

The mainly used entrance which is also a utility area housing the appliances, a refrigerator and a washing machine. There is a stainless-steel sink unit and power points for appliances and there is a reach in cupboard for storage of boots and coats etc. Here a window looks to the side elevation of the property.

Kitchen 5' 10” x 8' 2” (1.77m x 2.48m)

Fully functioning kitchen area which has white faced units with white cupboards above, there are power points and a cooker point, and the window looks straight over the paddock of the property. The windows are all UPVC double glazed. There is a stainless-steel single drainer.

Dining / Living Room 24' 1” x 8' 10” (7.34m x 2.69m)

A very spacious Living Dining area, we have radiators on each side of the window which looks directly onto the paddock. There is a fitted carpet, power points and ceiling lights and currently there is a Welsh dresser etc.
Hallway to Bedroom 1, Bathroom and redundant from door

The Hallway has a fully fitted carpet and where we find a storage cupboard housing the electric meters.

Bathroom

The Bathroom has everything you need including a white bath, wash hand basin and toilet and an electric shower. There is a centre light, and the walls are half tiled to the bath area.

Bedroom 1 15' 8” x 10' 0” (4.77m x 3.05m)

Initially accessed via a room - 7' 11” x 7' 8” 2.40m x 2.34m - currently used for storage, but equally would make a dressing area or wardrobe room and then we move on into the main bedroom. This is a good-sized double bedroom with a high ceiling, a centre pendant light, a fitted carpet, a central heating radiator and plenty of storage. There is loft access.

Bedroom 2 16' 2” x 7' 11” (4.92. x 2.42m)

A good-sized double room and is nicely decorated with a fully fitted carpet and a central heating radiator and has a window looking straight on to the paddock.
The bungalow has oil fired central heating.

Outside

A sunny patio area overlooks open countryside.

Yard and Buildings

Odd Mill has an extensive range of outbuildings, a steel framed shed which is currently used for kennels and potentially loose boxes. There is also a range of six good sized loose boxes for the accommodation of horses including a mare and foal box, as well as other sheds for use as stores, tack rooms etc. There is a full size sand school in need of some TLC but would soon be fully useable.
There are approximately seven acres of useful pasture which are ideally suited to some hobby farming or an “off grid” lifestyle, or keeping horses. The location is sunny and sheltered and therefore the paddock may have poly tunnel and commercial growing potential.

Viewing

Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendors Sole Agent Nigel Kivell Estate Agent – Part of the Open House Network

Services

Mains water
Private drainage system
Mains electricity
Oil central heating
Telephone is BT Connection
Broadband is BT connection

Tenure - The property is offered for sale freehold and with Vacant Possession upon completion.

Local Authority

The property is sold subject to all local authority charges and is:
Council tax band D - Odd Mill House
Council tax band D – Mill Barn, Odd Mill
Council tax band D - The Bungalow, Odd Mill

The local authority is Cornwall County Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2AY Telephone: 0300 1234 100

THIS PROPERTY IS OFFERED FOR SALE by the 'modern method of auction' through an Online Auction. This is a modern twist on the traditional auction room sale where buyers can bid for the property via an online platform. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is granted exclusivity of the property at the winning bid price for 28 days in which they must exchange or the vendor is free to remarket the property and the reservation fee will not be returned. The auction will run for 3 hours on a set date and time chosen by the vendor of the property. Upon completion of a successful auction the winning bidder will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inclusive of VAT of the winning bid in addition to the purchase price subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inclusive of VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to terms & conditions which will form part of the auction pack which will be available to download for free once produced by the vendors legal representatives. We strongly recommend that you review the legal documents prior to bidding and seek legal advice. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE RESERVATION FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADDITION TO THE ASKING PRICE.
Fees paid to the auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration and may attract stamp duty liability. Bidders will be required to register in order to download the 'legal pack', if you choose to bid on the property you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti-money laundering purposes, provide card and solicitors details before you are able to place a bid. Properties may be sold prior to public auction if an offer is accepted by the vendors.

**Guide price - This is an indication of the seller's minimum expectations at auction and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve but acts as a guide, prices are subject to change prior to the auction.

**Reserve price - Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price, if this figure is not achieved during the auction then the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above the guide price.

Agents Notes

None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way; easements & way leaves there may be, whether or not mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale

EPC Odd Mill House: F
EPC Mill Barn: D
EPC The Bungalow: D


  • THREE PROPERTIES AND SEVEN ACRES in a private and idyllic location
  • The first time to market in approximately 30 years
  • 17th Century Millers house, Stone built Barn conversion, Modern bungalow
  • Seven Acres of pasture
  • Range of stables, kennels and outbuildings & redundant Sand School
  • Access to 300 acres of Forestry woodland
  • Huge scope for self sufficient, off grid living
  • Huge holiday let potential - 15 minutes from the North Cornwall Coast
  • Buyers fee applies
  • Auction pack available on request
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