4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bowling Green, Combe Martin, Devon, EX34

£439,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Very spacious converted former village fire station
  • Blend of contemporary design and old character
  • Impressive 33ft x 22ft living open plan area
  • 19ft x 12ft kitchen/breakfast room
  • Spacious master bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling, en-suite and balcony
  • 3 further spacious bedrooms (all en-suite)
  • 24ft x 17ft mezzanine sitting room
  • Superb galleried landings with LED lighting and full height glass feature
  • Sunny rear level garden and decked barbeque area
  • Garage and additional parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This superb very spacious unusual attached property is situated in a tucked away private location in the centre of the popular coastal village of Combe Martin and was converted approximately 8 years ago from an large old barn which was once upon a time the village fire station. The property has a contemporary design yet blends with the original character of the old barn and has been converted to a high standard.

The village of Combe Martin is located on the North Devon Coast and is popular as a residential village but also enjoys many visitors from around the UK during the busy summer season. The village amenities include a variety of small independent shops, a Primary School, Health Centre and various Public Houses serving food. Additionally Combe Martin has an attractive rocky bay and beach and the village borders with the Exmoor National Park which enjoys some superb coastal and countryside scenery and delightful walks along the meandering footpaths.

The larger town of Ilfracombe is just 5 miles away and Barnstaple, which is North Devon's main trading centre, is approximately 14 miles away and has many of the big name shops, a rail link and direct access onto the A361 North Devon Link Road which joins the M5 at Junction 27.

The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors with an additional mezzanine floor at the top the top of the building. On the ground floor the property is accessed through large glazed doors with floor to ceiling glass above allowing plenty of light to flood the galleried landing. The entrance opens into the impressive living area with the entire room measuring in at 33ft x 22ft and being arranged as a spacious lounge area with an imposing stone built fireplace with multi fuel burning stove, and a quadrant shaped raised dining area. The stripped pine staircase leads up to the upper floors.

Double doors lead into the 19ft x 12ft modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted and has a range style cooker and built in appliances including a fridge and freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. There is a central breakfast bar unit with lighting over and glazed double doors lead from a sitting area at one end of the room out onto a raised decked area within the garden which enjoys a pleasant sunny south facing aspect and views towards the countryside.

Following the staircase to the first floor, there is an attractive galleried landing overlooking the entrance hall below. The impressive glass screen stretches from above the entrance to the height of the building which allows light to flood into the property and enjoys good views of the Church and countryside. Along the stairs and the galleried landings there is LED lighting and a large hanging light fitting from the top of the property down through to the first floor level.

The master bedroom suite is located at the front of the property and has high characterful vaulted beamed ceiling and large 'church' style window enjoying the views towards the countryside. Double doors lead out onto a small balcony and there is a walk in shelved and hanging wardrobe with automatic lighting and an en-suite shower room/w.c. with shower cubicle, basin and w.c.

The family bathroom has a contemporary design and an attractive stained glass window and partially tiled walls and a tiled floor. There is a white suite comprising a bath with shower and screen over and a w.c and unusual aluminium basin set on a wooden plinth.

Moving through to an inner hallway on the first floor, there are three further double bedrooms, all with their own en-suite shower rooms, well designed and well fitted and ideal for the family home market or for use as a high quality second home/holiday let.

At the very top of the building there is a spacious and quirky 24ft x 17ft mezzanine sitting room/evening lounge which overlooks the two levels below and has a 'turret' style roof light window with good views and further velux windows allowing plenty of light to flood in.

The property benefits from under floor central heating throughout and there are double glazed windows.

Outside, there is a good sized 'drive through' gabled roof garage with storage space within the roof area and an electrically operated up and over door to front and an up and over door to the rear. In front of the garage there is an additional parking space. A gateway leads into the garden and immediately behind the garage is a good sized wooden outbuilding which is used as a laundry room light and power, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, sink and 'gardeners' toilet.

The garden is level and has a pleasant sunny aspect and is laid to lawn with a central gravelled pathway which leads up onto a large raised decked sitting area stretching across the width of the house ideal for sun bathing, al fresco dining and barbeques There is a water feature and pagoda.

This superb unusual accommodation MUST be viewed internally to be fully appreciate the size and quality on offer and would make an ideal family home or alternatively would make a comfortable holiday retreat from the City. Currently the property is used as a high quality holiday let which generates a substantial annual income. Also the property could be utilised (subject to consent if necessary) as a small B & B with all the bedrooms being en-suite and having a fire alarm system.
Applicants are advised to proceed from our offices in an easterly direction along the High Street heading out of town on the A399 sign post Combe Martin. Continue along the A399 for approximately miles and upon entering the village continue up through the main High Street, passing the Pack of Cards Public House. Shortly after the (current) village Fire Station, turn right into Adams Hay towards the Public Car Park and follow the road around to the right where the entrance to The Old Fire Station will be found immediately on the right adjacent to the garages.


Ground Floor 

Entrance : Living Area 
10.26m x 6.9m

Lounge Area 
6.9m x 5.44m

Raised Dining Area 
4.93m x 4.34m

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
5.8m x 3.66m

First Floor 

Galleried Landing 

Master bedroom 
4.27m x 3.66m

Balcony 
3.15m x 0.81m

Bedroom 2 
2.97m x 2.87m

Bedroom 3 
4.04m x 3.05m

Bedroom 4 
3.73m x 3.25m

En-Suite Shower Room 
2.44m x 1.55m

Family Bathroom/W.C. 
2.92m x 1.47m

Mezzanine Sitting Room 
7.5m x 5.23m

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Added on Rightmove:
19 July 2014

Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (8.8 mi)
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Webbers Property Services, Ilfracombe

48 High Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9QB

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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (8.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Ilfracombe

48 High Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9QB

03339 873600 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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