5 bedroom detached house for sale

Woody Bay, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Guide Price £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Conservatory Entrance
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Showers
  • Utility/Store, Ample Parking
  • Stream Bordered Gardens
  • Woodland, in all 2.35 Acres
  • Fabulous Sea Views

Full description

A detached former Victorian Coach House offering versatile accommodation in tranquil & timeless Hamlet enjoying breathtaking sea views. 3 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms, Stream bordered secluded gardens. EPC Band E.

2.35 ACRES WOODED GROUNDS

Situation And Amenities - The property nestles into the hillside and from its elevated perch the views over Woody Bay below are simply breath taking. Close by there are a maze of footpaths allowing one to roam for hours and to take in the beautiful rugged scenery the North Devon Coastline has to offer including access to the beach below. Exceptional sandy beaches are within a short drive including Croyde and Woolacombe, both popular for surfing, as well as Saunton, also offering a championship golf course. The nearest amenities are at the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth, about four miles, offering a good range of local shops, primary school as well as cafes and restaurants. Parracombe is a similar distance and offers village inn with popular restaurant, shop & primary school. The regional centre of Barnstaple is just over 17 miles and houses the areas main business, commercial, shopping and leisure venues. From Barnstaple the A361 provides access to the M5 at Junction 27, about an hour by car and the main line train station at Tiverton Parkway provides regular connections to London.

Description - The Old Coach House comprises a detached character residence which presents elevations which are part stone, part rendered and part tile hung beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the property dates originally from the Victorian era, with extension added about 40 years ago and was originally the Coach House for the nearby Woody Bay Hotel. The property offers versatile accommodation which includes on the ground floor; conservatory, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room. First floor; main landing, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, secondary staircase to 5th bedroom and shower room, ideal for guests, allowing them direct access to the kitchen below. Externally there is a utility room/store, ample parking, stream bordered gardens and woodland, in all about 2.35 Acres. We understand that the grounds are a haven for wildlife with regular visits from peregrines, tree-creepers, badgers, deer galore and even a resident bat in season. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanied floorplans.

Ground Floor - French doors to ENTRANCE CONSERVATORY double glazed with tiled flooring, multi paned glazed door to KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM in cream theme with black polished granite worktops incorporating; ample base and wall units, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink, Classic range incorporating electric ovens and Calor gas hob, Rangemaster extractor hood above, integrated dishwasher, attractive wall tiling depicting a continental country scene, chest of drawers with tiled work surface above, space for upright fridge/freezer, picture window to enjoy the sea view, shelved recess, meter cupboard, tiled flooring. DINING ROOM with bay window allowing fine sea views, fitted shelved storage cupboard, fuse box. SITTING ROOM with another bay window to enjoy the best of the sea views as well as glazed door to garden, large inglenook style fireplace with fitted multi fuel burner, beam over, recessed seating either side, exposed and illuminated bedrock, shelved recess, fitted ornament shelving, deep cupboard under stairs. STUDY with fitted shelving to one wall, range of fitted cupboards to a further wall, one concealing Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, picture window to enjoy the sea views.

First Floor - MAIN LANDING Trap to loft. BEDROOM 1 double aspect with fine sea views to front, 2 double fitted wardrobes. Adjacent BATHROOM 1 panelled bath, Mira shower unit and screen, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, heated towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, toiletries shelf, tiled walls, sea view. BEDROOM 2 fitted wardrobe, sea views. INNER LANDING airing cupboard housing pre-lagged cylinder. BEDROOM 3 fitted wardrobe and sea views. BEDROOM 4 fitted wardrobe and sea views, wood effect flooring. BATHROOM 2 with panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, tiled walls.
 
A secondary staircase rises from the kitchen/breakfast room to SECONDARY LANDING with second immersion heater and BEDROOM 5 fine sea views, built in wardrobe cupboard. SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, Iflow shower unit, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiled floor, heated towel rail/ radiator, illuminated wall mirror, shaver point, tiled walls.

Outside - Immediately adjacent to the conservatory is a UTILITY ROOM with plumbing for washing machine and door to the rear of the property where the Calor gas bottles are located for the cooker.
 
The property is with a Sylvan setting, approached by a long, steep, private driveway terminating adjacent to the property where there is ample parking. The majority of the land follows the hillside and is laid to woodland making the property self sufficient in timber for the wood burner. Immediately in front of the house is an area of garden, laid to lawn, with lower secluded section featuring a DECKED AREA ideal for Al-fresco dining and to enjoy the wonderful views. Beyond there is a fast running stream connected by attractive waterfalls, surrounded by some fine specimen shrubs including Camelia and Rhododendron. The grounds provide an appropriate setting as well as a good deal of seclusion and privacy and amount to approximately 2.35 acres.

Services - Oil fired central heating, private drainage, private water supply, mains electricity.

Viewings - Strictly and only by appointment please with Stags on 01271 322833.

Directions - From Barnstaple, proceed out on the A39 passing the North Devon District Hospital heading towards Lynton. Follow the A39 and eventually, upon reaching the crossroads at Blackmoor Gate, turn right and immediately left continuing on the A39. Pass the Parracombe turning and on towards Lynton, shortly after passing the Woody Bay Steam Railway Station, turn left signposted to Martinhoe and Woody Bay. Continue along this lane, through the common and upon reaching the end of the lane with the sea in front of you, bear right signed to Woody Bay. Descend the hill and in a short distance, bear right signed Slattenslade, continue along this lane for about 0.4 of a mile and the entrance to the property will be seen on the left hand side.

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


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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (12.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Barnstaple

30 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1RP

01271 604024 Local call rate

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