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4 bedroom bungalow for sale
Berrynarbor, Berrynarbor Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34
- 4 Bedrooms, 2 Shower/Baths
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Superb fitted kitchen
- LPG/Solid Fuel Heating
- 10.19 acres mainly pasture
- Building 60' x 55', 3,300 sq ft
- Peaceful spot, lovely views
- Outskirts favoured village
A very well presented 4 bedroom detached bungalow with substantial outbuilding & 10.19 acres in glorious rural surroundings with distant sea views. EPC Band E.
Situation And Amenities
Positioned at the head of the Sterridge Valley, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the outskirts of the favoured small and unspoilt village of Berrynarbor. The village itself offers a general store / Post Office catering for day to day needs, an excellent 13th Century village inn, as well as well respected primary school. The popular North Devon coastal village of Combe Martin is set at the bottom of the hilly coastline and has a sheltered beach, along with a variety of shops. The surrounding countryside and coastline provide excellent recreational facilities with lovely wide open beaches at Woolacombe, Putsborough, Croyde and Saunton, all within a short drive. The Exmoor National Park nearby provides endless bridleways and footpaths for those who wish to ride and walk and appreciate the dramatic rugged countryside. Barnstaple town is approximately 20 minutes drive, and as North Devon's regional centre, houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. A short distance away, access is available to the North Devon Link Road, leading through to Junction 27 of the M5, part of the National Motorway Network, whilst Barnstaple Railhead provides a link to the National Railway System.
Smythen Farm Bungalow enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, there are distant sea views of Wales and the Gower Peninsular from the adjacent pastureland. The property is a detached single storey residence, originally built in the 1960s, but which has been remodelled and refined with a stylish contemporary theme, to take advantage of the beautiful views. It is very well presented with bright, spacious and versatile accommodation . Externally the bungalow is set in total privacy, within its own grounds and not overlooked by any neighbouring property. There is a substantial general purpose outbuilding suitable for a variety of uses but currently divided into a double garage, carpenter's workshop, gymnasium and large store, with the benefit of separate access from the lane. With the adjoining gently rolling pasture the property comprises approximately 10.19 Acres.
The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly shown on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises:
Double glazed front door to
With low level WC, plumbing for washing machine, extractor fan.
Boiler / Utility Room
With Profile Calor Gas fired boiler providing central heating, working as an integral system with a multi fuel burner, described later.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
Newly refitted within the last year, with units by Second Nature, in solid wood, ivory painted and Iroko extra wide work surfaces incorporating Carron Phoenix black granite and resin composite 1.5 bowl sink unit. There are ample base and wall cupboards, many of which are glazed fronted. Fitted appliances include integrated dishwasher, Indesit double oven. Premier Range four ring Calor Gas hob, with black glass top and floating Duvalli stainless steel and glass extractor hood above. Daewoo American style fridge / freezer incorporating ice and chilled water dispenser. A peninsular breakfast bar then separates the kitchen from a
Spacious Dining Room
Which in turn, is open plan, allowing access through an open squared archway to a bright, triple aspect
With twin roof lantern windows. Double glazed french doors to garden. Fine views. Fitted multi fuel stove with back boiler, working in conjunction with the Calor Gas heating system. From the dining room, there is an;
With trap to insulated loft space, and access to the Bedroom Wing .
Features a pair of fitted double wardrobes with adjacent dressing table, drawers and cupboards beneath. Pair of double glazed doors to garden.
With contemporary fittings including an acrylic tub style bath with warm air spa facility. Telephone style mixer tap / shower attachment, tiled splash backs. Wash hand basin with waterfall tap. Low level WC. Limed oak flooring. Contemporary lighting. Fine views.
(Currently arranged as a Study)
Family Shower Room
With large corner shower cubicle, tiled surround, wash hand basin, waterfall tap, drawers beneath, glass topped toiletries shelving to one side. Sail effect mirror above. Low level WC. Limed oak flooring.
The property is set well back and screened from the lane, the approach is through an open gateway flanked by stone walls, which leads firstly to a parking / turning bay, with driveway leading onto the property itself, and also to the GENERAL PURPOSE BUILDING, which measures about 60' x 55' (approximately 3,300 square feet). This is a cavenous building, and benefits from power and light. This building is built in three or four sections of timber posts with CGI cladding and roof, incorporating garaging for two cars, measuring about 19'2 x 18'0 with two separate access doors. Beyond the building is divided into 3 further compartments, which are currently utilised for general storage, but offer potential for adaptation to stabling, or could accommodate machinery, livestock etc. The building has further doors leading separately back onto the access lane. To the right of the outbuilding, is an enclosed kitchen garden in natural state, with two aluminium framed GREENHOUSES. To the left of the bungalow is an area of gravelled terrace, and to the rear, a formal garden, mainly laid to lawn, otherwise, attractively landscaped with several beds stocked with mature specimen shrubs including acer, camellia, hydrangea etc.
There is a pasture field immediately adjoining the garden, with a further sloping field running down to a border, with the Sterridge Stream to part. To one side of this paddock is a lightly wooded area within which there is a small pond. There is a separate vehicular access into the main paddock back to the access lane. In all the gardens and grounds amount to approximately 10.19 Acres, and we understand that the property is a natural haven for wildlife, including deer, who are regular visitors.
North Devon District Council, Civic Centre, North Walk, Barnstaple, Devon. 01271 327711.
Leaving Barnstaple on the A39, past North Devon District Hospital on your right, and after about half a mile, bear left onto the B3230 towards Ilfracombe. Follow the road through Muddiford, and take the next right hand turning to Combe Martin. Continue along this country road, until reaching Berry Down Cross. At the junction, bear left, towards Woolacombe. Continue for 0.6 of a mile, and bear right, signed Sterridge Valley 2 Miles. Proceed along this country lane for 0.6 of a mile, and the entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG / solid fuel central heating systems. Broadband available.
There are recently fitted carpets or new floor coverings throughout the property.
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