About this property
Set in about 1/3rd acre, a charming and beautifully presented, semi-detached Grade II Listed 2 double bedroom (master en-suite) character cottage. Sitting room, kitchen/dining room and wet room. Sweeping driveway, generous gardens, plenty of parking and outstanding countryside views. PP for two storey extension and double garage. EPC C
The property is conveniently situated between Horns Cross and Bucks Cross just off the A39 and is well placed to take full advantage of local amenities and the dramatic North Devon coastline. Approximately 1 mile away and accessed from a footpath close to the property, is the pretty seaside village of Bucks Mills, with its pebbled beach and access to the South West Coastal Path. Superb walking with stunning vistas can be enjoyed from here. To the rear the cottage backs on to open pastureland and is a great spot to watch the local birdlife!
The property is also close to the award winning thatched public house 'The Hoops Inn'. The nearest village is Parkham around 2.5 Miles away which benefits from a primary school, butchers, church and a public house. Nearby Westward Ho! with its Blue Flag beach, offers a range of amenities including two small supermarkets, pubs, cafes and a diverse selection of restaurants. The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 6 miles distant and offers a wider range of facilities including various shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants, schooling for all ages. The regional centre of Barnstaple, about 14 miles is home to all the areas main shopping and commercial venues.
This is a great opportunity to acquire a delightful Grade II listed character cottage. The property underwent a complete but sympathetic, renovation about five years ago, including a new roof, wiring, plumbing, private drainage system and heating. Internally, on the ground floor, there is a modern kitchen/dining room, sitting room with log burner and wet room. On the first floor (accessed by two separate staircases) are two double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite. Despite its charm and character, the cottage boasts many modern conveniences including oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout. As many of the rooms are dual aspect the cottage is surprisingly light and bright. The cottage enjoys views far reaching views over neighbouring countryside towards the coast,
ACCOMMODATION. For approx. dimensions see floorplan.
Entrance Hall: Stairs rising to Bedroom Two. Door to Kitchen/Dining Room and further door to:
Wet Room; Modern white suite to comprising wash hand basin and low level flush WC inset into a vanity unit with storage. Integral shower with rainfall attachment and additional hand-held shower. Aqua panelled walls. Chrome ladder heated towel rail and extractor fan.
Kitchen/Dining Room: A dual aspect room enjoying far reaching countryside views to the rear and fitted with a range of modern eye and base level units with roll edge worksurface over incorporating stainless steel 11/2 bowl sink/drainer unit. Space for cooker with stainless steel extractor over, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier and large fridge/freezer. Inset spotlights. Door and steps lead to:
Sitting Room: A further characterful double aspect room with beamed ceiling and panoramic views to the rear. Door leading to Front Porch and front of the property. Inglenook fireplace with timber mantle over and stone hearth/surround housing wood burner and original bread oven. Door to stairs rising to the first floor..
FIRST FLOOR Landing: Door to:
Master Bedroom: Dual aspect bedroom again with delightful views to the rear. Hatch providing access to loft space. Door to:
En-Suite Bathroom: Fitted with a modern white suite to comprising wash hand basin and low level flush WC inset into a vanity unit, panel bath with mixer tap and integrated shower over. Chrome ladder heated towel rail and extractor fan.
FIRST FLOOR (accessed by separate staircase)
Bedroom Two: A most generous, dual aspect double bedroom enjoying far reaching countryside views. Feature beamed ceiling (with some restricted headroom due to sloping ceiling) and doors to under eaves storage.
The property is approached by a sweeping driveway which offers plenty of parking for several vehicles and leads to the front of the property. The professionally landscaped garden, complimented by a number of outbuildings is a real feature and protected by a Devon Bank. The garden boasts an extensive lawned area, attractive flower beds and various trees. A pathway leads to a paved patio area surrounded by further well stocked beds and offering superb views across open countryside. A substantial timber shed, newly constructed corner summer house/cabin, 6m x 3m poly tunnel currently used to grow vegetables are also included. Outside water tap and oil tank. A pathway, with close board fencing to one side providing complete screening from the road, runs along the front of the property and leads to both entrance doors. The area is well stocked with plants and shrubs and has a Log Store. The boiler is externally located to the rear.
AGENTS NOTES; Planning permission has been granted for a large two storey side extension and double garage - Planning Application Nos. 1/0473/2019/LBC & 1/0472/2019/FUL. There is a right of way in favour of the neighbouring property over the first part of the driveway
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. Private tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX: Band B. TENURE: Freehold
DIRECTIONS: From our Quay front offices, turn left at the Heywood Road roundabout junction with the Link Road. Proceed along the A39 Atlantic Highway. towards Bude passing through Horns Cross. Continue past 'The Hoops Inn' on the right hand side and after just over a mile the driveway to the cottage can be found on the right hand side. Look for a galvanized metal gate and our For Sale sign
17 The Quay Bideford Devon EX39 2EN
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Saturday - By appointment only
(other times are available by appointment)