High Street, Winkleigh

2 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | Offers in the region of £315,000

  • Period 2 Bed Character Cottage
  • Scope to be converted into a 3 Bed Cottage
  • Picture Postcard Village Setting
  • Great Village Amenities
  • Renovation/Modernisation Required
  • Barn with planning Permission Granted for Conversion
  • Recently replaced Thatch Roof
  • Sought After Location

A rare and exciting opportunity to purchase this two bedroom period character cottage (in need of updating and modernisation), with large barn having planning permission granted for conversion into a dwelling.

Offered with ''No Onward Chain'', the cottage offers huge scope for alteration into a three bedroom property, currently comprising of a character lounge/dining room, kitchen, two first floor bedrooms, a dressing room and bathroom. Outside is an easy to maintain south facing courtyard, an outside w.c and pathway leading through to the rear of the barn and further courtyard area.

Full planning permission details for the barn conversion can be found by visiting :

https://publicaccess.torridge.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=QAQL0DQK0BM00 Planning Reference : 1/0407/2020/FUL

Opportunities to purchase a character cottage and barn set within this very sought after area of the award winning village are very rare to the market and Howes Estates recommands an urgent internal inspection to avoid disappointment.

The award winning village of Winkleigh is set within the beautiful mid-Devon countryside perfectly positioned between the moors of Dartmoor National Park to the south and Exmoor National Park to the north.
Ricklea Cottage is situated just off of the picture postcard village square, which benefits from a number of useful amenities, including a good general store, a butcher's shop, a mobile fishmonger, a post office, two pubs (one with restaurant), a tea room, and a vet. There are two churches, a doctor's surgery and a village primary school with attached pre-school. There is also a hairdressers and two garages.
This lively and vibrant community also has the benefit of a Community Centre and a Village Hall, both are well used by local clubs and classes. There is a Sports Centre with football pitch and tennis courts as well as indoor bowls and badminton. The village has the benefits of a regular bus service linking Barnstaple and Exeter and Eggesford train station is only 4 miles from the village.
The larger towns of Crediton and Okehampton are both within easy reach and the village is also within commuter distance of the Cathedral City of Exeter or the regional Business town of Barnstaple.


Lounge/Dining Room 5.53m x 5.34m (18'1" x 17'6")

Kitchen 2.89m x 2.38m (9'5" x 7'9")

Bedroom One 3.19m x 3.16m (10'5" x 10'4")

Dressing Room 2.24m x 3.19m (7'4" x 10'5")

Bedroom Two 3.23m x 1.75m (10'7" x 5'8")

Bathroom 2.78m x 1.50m (9'1" x 4'11")

To the rear of the property is an easy to maintain south facing courtyard, outside w.c and pathway leading to the rear of the barn with further courtyard area.

Mains Water
Mains Drainage
Mains Electricity
council Tax Band 'B'


The Barn 12.60m x 8.34m & 4.72m x 3.21m (41'4" x 27'4" & 15
Being of stone/Cob construction (measurements are approximate).
For full details of the conversion please visit:
Purchasers are invited to make their own enquiries with regard to conversion costs and services.

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To make an appointment to view this property please contact Howes Estates on 01837 83393

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