2 bedroom bungalow for saleHigh Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37
Sold STC £430,000
- Entrance Hall, Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom
- Detached Garage
- Yard & Stabling for 10 plus
- Barn 135' x 40'
- 15.26 acres, Fine views.
Full descriptionA small Equestrian establishment comprising a 2 bedroom bungalow (built 1963) with scope for modernisation/ enlargement stpp, together with 15.26 acres and excellent buildings all in delightful rural position. EPC Band F.
Situation And Amenities - Off a little used country lane, the property stands on high ground, and benefits from outstanding far reaching views over open countryside. The centre of the village is about a mile, and offers local amenities including Post Office, two public houses, primary school, doctors surgery, modern community centre, places of worship and a regular bus service. Also close by is Libbaton Golf Course, a long, 18 hole park land course. More extensive shopping facilities and amenities are available at Great Torrington, and South Molton, both about 8 miles. Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon is also about 8 miles, and located on the banks of the Rivers Taw and Yeo, houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. Exeter is about 30 miles, and the M5 Motorway 31 miles. Both Exmoor and North Devon's famous coastline, with its range of safe and sandy beaches, are about half an hour by car.
Description - A small equestrian establishment, comprising a mature detached bungalow, which presents colourwash rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof, and offers scope for both modernisation and enlargement, subject to planning permission, together with two substantial modern outbuildings, one divided into stabling, and foaling boxes for 10, with several further foaling boxes under construction. The separate barn measuring 135'0 x 40'0 incorporates a small indoor school and storage. The property and buildings immediately adjoin 15.37 Acres of predominantly pasture. The buildings have separate vehicular access from the property itself, and in the past, the property has previously been operated as an equestrian livery business. There may be scope for other commercially orientated uses, subject to planning. The accommodation of the bungalow comprises:
Double glaze front door to:
Spacious Entrance Hall - Telephone point. Trap to loft.
Sitting Room - Open tiled fireplace. Double aspect. Double glazed windows. Fine views.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath. Matching wall mounted cupboards. Fitted wood burner with back boiler providing heating and domestic hot water. Further work surfaces, cupboards beneath and above. Electric cooker point. Electric meters.
Utility/Boot Room - Plumbing for washing machine. Space for freezer. Double glazed windows.
Bedroom 1 - Double glazed window.
Bedroom 2 - Double glazed window.
Bathroom - Tiled panelled bath. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Redring super shower. 3/4 tiled walls.
Outside - Immediately below the bungalow is a DETACHED GARAGE with up and over door, and to the right, an ALUMINIUM FRAMED GREENHOUSE, WOODSHED and FURTHER TIMBER GARDEN SHED. There is vehicular access which leads to the garage, and ample additional parking and turning space. There are areas of formal garden surrounding the bungalow, laid to lawn, as well as a colourful, well stocked terraced area displaying fuchsias and roses. The bungalow is well screened from the lane.
The Outbuildings - A pair of wooden five bar gates allow separate access to a concrete yard. The building immediately to the left is of block and timber construction beneath a corrugated roof, the main building measures 70' x 41', with an adjoining section (with separate access) measuring 70' x 21'. The main building comprises a central corridor, there are two foaling boxes, one 19' x 12' and one 17' x 12', five stables each about 16' x 12', three further stables, each about 15' x 12', a feed store, 14'4 x 7' and a tack room, 14' x 9'8 with kitchenette in place. There is power and water connected. The adjacent building is currently open plan, but the intention was to create three further foaling boxes. Immediately in front of the building is a stock loading ramp. To the right, the main barn measures 135' x 40' overall, this breaks down as a small indoor school, measuring about 75' x 40' with 6 strip lights and adjacent covered but open bay storage, measuring 60' x 40' with light. This building is of steel frame construction, with timber and corrugated panels / roofing. There is access between the buildings directly into the fields and adjacent to the barn is a level area, where CONSTRUCTION OF A MENAGE HAS COMMENCED.
The Land - As previously mentioned, the majority of the land adjoins the bungalow and buildings and is laid predominantly to sloping pasture. The property is being sold with approximately 15.26 Acres.
Local Authority - Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, EX39 2QG. 01237 428700.
Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed along the A377 for approximately 5 miles. Then take the second right hand turn after Fishleigh Farm Shop towards Atherington. Continue along this road, and upon entering the village, bear left onto the B227 and immediately right before the Post Office, signposted High Bickington. Continue on into the village, but shortly before the village centre itself, bear left into Pound Lane. Continue for about 0.8 of a mile, and the access to the property will be found on the right hand side.
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