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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31


Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room with Inglenook
  • Dining Room
  • Conservatory
  • 1 Year Old Kitchen
  • Utility area
  • 4 Beds, 1 En-Suite
  • Bathroom
  • Downstairs WC/Cloakroom
  • Double glazed, Electric Heat
  • Parking for 2, Gardens

Full description

A charming attached character cottage in favoured village surrounded by Exmoor. 2 Reception Rooms, one with pretty inglenook, Conservatory, 1 year old Kitchen, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Garden, Parking for 2. EPC Band D.


Situation And Amenities - In the pretty and favoured village of Parracombe, within Exmoor National Park, the village offers general store/Post Office, primary school and well regarded period inn also with a reputation for good food. A few miles to the north are the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth with steep river valleys and rugged coastline, whilst to the west, the famous surfing beaches of Croyde and Woolacombe are readily accessible. Within easy driving distance, Barnstaple is North Devon's regional centre and home to the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues, as well as its renowned Pannier Market. The North Devon Link Road (A361) is also convenient, and offers a fast route to the M5 at Junction 27 at Tiverton and the motorway network beyond. Tiverton Parkway provides access to London in just over 2 hours. Exmoor National Park is one of the few remaining wildernesses in England and a popular choice for those who like every kind of outdoor activity, including cycling, riding, walking, fishing etc.

Description - 3 Prestonford Cottages comprises an attached Victorian cottage circa 1860, which presents whitened rendered elevations beneath a slate roof. Over subsequent years the property has been extended, the most recent addition being a hard wood, double glazed conservatory. Internally the property offers deceptively generous but cosy accommodation which has been tastefully modernised to combine modern refinements with many original period features including a delightful inglenook fireplace in the main reception room. The accommodation is versatile and includes a good sized bedroom on the ground floor with en-suite shower room. There is a small but pretty and secluded garden from which there are fine views across Exmoor, as well as parking for 2 vehicles. An internal inspection is recommended. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:

Porch - And front door to:

Sitting Room - Featuring inglenook fireplace with original bread oven, fitted wood burner, stone surround, recess under stairs, double glazed window to front with window seat below.

Dining Room - Double glazed window to front, shelved recess, multi-pane glazed door to:

Inner Lobby - With tiled floor, space for upright fridge/freezer, double built in storage/larder cupboard, step up to:

Kitchen - In a country cream theme with rolled edge granite effect work surfaces, incorporating Belfast sink, ample drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards, Prestige ceramic hob, Prestige double electric oven, extractor hood above, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tiled flooring.

Inner Lobby - With coats pegs

Cloakroom - With low level WC, wash hand basin.
Multi pane glazed door from kitchen to:

Utility Area - With work surface, plumbing and space for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall cupboard, tiled flooring.

Further Inner Lobby - With tiled flooring and separate entrance to front, now being used as a storage area and coats lobby, multi pane glazed door to:

Convservatory - With tiled flooring, French doors to garden.

Bedroom 4 - With wood laminated flooring, Velux window as well as double glazed window overlooking the garden, open archway to:

En-Suite Shower Room - With tiled cubicle, Mira unit, wash hand basin, vanity surround, heated towel rail/radiator, tiled flooring, extractor fan, strip light/shaver point, Velux window.
The staircase rises from the sitting room and and at the base of this is a floor to ceiling fitted bookcase.

First Floor -

Landing - There is a double airing cupboard with louvred doors.

Bedroom 1 - Double aspect with double glazed windows and fine views over Exmoor, period fireplace, double built in wardrobe with louvred doors.

Bedroom 2 - Double glazed window to front with views over Exmoor, wood effect flooring, trap door with fold away wooden ladder leading to:

Loft Space -

Bedroom 3 - Recessed shelf, rural view to back of Heddon Hall.

Family Bathroom - With acrylic ball and claw footed bath, hand held and overhead showers, shower rail and screen over, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, oval wall mirror above, extractor fan, heated towel rail/radiator, tiled flooring, half tiled walls, tiled toiletries shelving, his & hers toiletries cupboards, Dimplex wall heater.

Outside - To the front of the property there is a gravelled parking bay for 2 vehicles and a:

Brick Outhouse - For storage of bicycles etc. There is also a:

Log Shed - And steps lead up to the garden which is mainly arranged to the right hand side of the property with a central lawn and well stocked cottage borders as well as:

Raised Summerhouse And Terrace - To enjoy the views. The garden is enclosed by hedging and shrubbery.

Local Planning Authority - Exmoor National Park.

Directions - From Blackmoor Gate follow the A39, after a mile and a half, take the first turning on the left signed to Parracombe. Proceed through the village passing the Fox & Goose Pub on your left hand side, climb the hill passing the post office/general store on your right and at the next crossroads, bear right. The property is in a row of just 3 cottages a few hundred yards along on the left hand side, identified by our for Sale board.

Services - Mains electricity, drainage and water, electric night storage heating.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 April 2016


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