4 bedroom detached house for saleWoolacombe, Woolacombe, Devon, EX34
Offers in Excess of £465,000
- Hall, 2/3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 3/4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
- Adj garage, scope to convert
- Ample parking, Pretty Garden
- Lovely Valley Views
- Optional land/buildings
- Separately accessed
A charming & tastefully modernised detached 3/4 bedroom period cottage with scope to enlarge. Separately accessed additional land & buildings available by separate negotiation if required. EPC Band D.
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Situation And Amenities - On high ground enjoying fine southerly views, backing n to National Trust land, all in an area of outstanding natural beauty, at the same time, the property is about 1 1/2 miles from Woolacombe with it's renowned 3 mile safe, sandy, surfing beach and superb walks available along the coastal strip, northwards towards Mortehoe and south towards Baggy Point and Croyde. Woolacombe offers a good range of local shopping facilities catering for day to day needs whilst the larger village of Braunton provides more extensive amenities, senior schooling, library, inns and restaurants etc about 4 1/2 miles south. Just to the west of Braunton is Saunton Sands with it's back drop of Braunton Burrows as well as a championship golf course. Barnstaple, the regional centre for North Devon, is about 9 1/2 miles to the south east and houses all the areas main business, entertainment, leisure and shopping venues. At Barnstaple, there is access via the A361, North Devon Link Road to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, about 1 hour by car, and nearby Tiverton Parkway provides a rail link to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. Exmoor National Park is also within a short drive.
Description - Ivycott is a charming detached character residence, the core of which is understood to be of period origin with subsequent extensions. The property presents colour wash rendered elevations with double glazed windows beneath a slate roof. The accommodation is very well presented and arranged over 2 storeys this includes of the ground floor; entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, study or occasional 4th bedroom with en-suite, kitchen/breakfast room. First floor; landing, master bedroom with en-suite, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom. There is an attached garage with potential to convert to bedroom suite/annexe/letting unit subject to planning permission. Externally there is ample parking, attractive landscaped gardens and a separate but adjacent access, to a self-contained area comprising further parking with modern barn, in all the grounds extend to about 1 acre.
SPECIAL NOTE: The vendors are prepared to consider splitting the property in to two lots lot 1 being the house and approximately a 1/3 of an acre of garden available at offers in excess of £465,000. Lot 2 is the separately accessed modern barn covering approximately 500 sq ft, other buildings and extensive parking available for offers in excess of £35,000 There may be potential for the construction of holiday lodges or similar, subject to planning permission.
The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompany floorplans but comprises:
Ground Floor - Double glazed door to ENTRANCE HALL with space for small desk or chair. SITTING ROOM with feature fireplace, inset wood burner and solid wood flooring. DINING ROOM once again with solid wood flooring and feature fireplace with inset wood burner, open archway through to STUDY/SNUG/OCCASIONAL 4TH BEDROOM with solid wood flooring and EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM/UTLITY AREA with low level WC, vanity unit, inset hand basin, room for washing machine with work surface and room for tumble dryer above, extractor fan. L-SHAPED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with ample base and eye level units, adjacent rolled edge work surfaces, inset 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer taps, built in double oven, inset 5 ring gas hob and extractor above, built in dishwasher, wine racks, space for an American fridge/freezer, floor mounted boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, tiled floor with underfloor heating, built in additional storage cupboard, built in seating area. The kitchen is bright and airy, has a triple aspect as well as mood lighting with choice of colours beneath the wall cupboards. From the kitchen there is a REAR LOBBY with door to outside.
First Floor - LANDING which splits off two ways, to the far end there is a MASTER SUITE with SPACIOUS EN-SUITE comprising a corner shower cubicle, large vanity unit with inset hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail and tiled walls. We understand that this area previously comprised 2 bedrooms and could revert to such with some re-modelling. On the same side of the landing is BEDROOM 2 whilst moving to the other side, to the far end of the property is BEDROOM 3 with vanity unit and inset basin. FAMILY BATHROOM with white suite of P-shaped bath and wall mounted shower with shower screen, pedestal basin, low level WC and heated towel rail.
Outside - Ivycott is approached over a tarmac driveway which divides after accessing from the lane, to the right a sweeping wide driveway gives parking for a number of vehicles and then leads to the ATTACHED GARAGE with pitched roof and remotely operated door, there is a personal door leading to the side giving access to a pathway and space to extend subject to planning permission. To the side of the drive are gardens laid mainly to lawn with various trees, flowers and shrubs, whilst to the other side there is a high bank which has been attractively terraced with various shrubs. The gardens and property are raised to the front giving privacy from the lane below and the gardens then lead around to the side of the property to a more formal area which has been attractively landscaped and laid mainly to lawn with various beds and borders. There is a meandering pathway through the sloping garden leading to 2 DECKED AREAS, the higher of these also features a SUMMERHOUSE and there are some outstanding views down the valley. There is a TIMBER BUILT USEFUL STORAGE SHED attached to the property. Continue up and around to the rear of the gardens, there is an additional timber shed and oil tank with pathway then continuing through a gate leading up to LOT 2 and a level area which is currently used as parking. There is a MDOERN STEEL FRAMED BARN measuring about 30' X 16'3 incorporating; GATED OFF SECTION 16'3 X 11' and OPEN BAY about 20' x 16'3. Adjacent there is ample parking, and upper grass level from which one can enjoy the best of the views and opposite a further level area of grass with TIMBER GARDEN SHED and ADJOINING LOG STORES. From this area, a driveway leads back down to a separate access gate which then gives access at the front of the property to the lane.
Directions - Take the A361 road from Barnstaple through Braunton and follow this on towards Ilfracombe to Mullacott Cross. Turn left on to the B3343 towards Woolacombe, proceed for approximately 2 miles and then turn left at Turnpike Cross towards Georgeham and Croyde. Follow this road passing Willingcott Golf Course for another 1/2 a mile and the property will be found on the right hand side identified by our for Sale boards.
Services - Mains electricity and water, oil and LPG gas fired central heating partly under floor, private drainage. We understand that the septic tank is situated in the grounds of the property opposite and serves 3 homes, each property paying 1/3 of any cost.
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