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6 bedroom commercial property for sale

Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34

Guide Price 2,366 sq. ft. | £599,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 2,366 sq ft (219 sq m)

Key features

  • A Thriving B & B Business
  • Very Well Appointed
  • Hall, Cloakroom, Gas C.H.
  • 2 Reception Rooms, Shop
  • Kitchen, Laundry Room
  • 6/7 Bedrooms, 6 En Suites
  • Car Port Plus Parking for 6
  • Large, Well Tended Garden

Full description

A substantial & very well presented attached Edwardian property close to the centre of this favoured village within 5 minute's drive of the Coast. Currently operated as a thriving B & B. 6/7 Bedrooms, 6 Bath/Showers, 2 Reception Rooms, Shop, Large well tended gardens. EPC Band C.


Situation And Amenities - In an area of outstanding natural beauty, between Combe Martin and Ilfracombe, on the North Devon Coast. Berrynarbor is a quiet picturesque, traditional black and white painted village, itself a frequent repeat 'Best Kept Village' and 'Britain in Bloom' winner. The village offers community post office/general store, church, 13th century village inn and a well respected primary school. The property also enjoys fine views in to the Sterridge Valley below. Coastal and country walks can be enjoyed nearby. The popular North Devon coastal village of Combe Martin is about 2 miles and set at the bottom of the hilly coastline, with a sheltered beach along with a variety of shops. Ilfracombe is about 4 miles and offers facilities including supermarket, schools, leisure centre, theatre, not to mention Damien Hirst's Verity which stands proud at the entrance to the quaint harbour. The surrounding countryside and coastline provide excellent recreational facilities with lovely beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton (also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe, which are also known for their surfing. The Exmoor National Park is within easy access and provides endless bridleways and footpaths for those who appreciate the dramatic rugged countryside. Barnstaple is about 25 minutes by car and as the regional centre, offers the areas main business, commercial, leisure and hopping venues. There is also access to the North Devon Link Road leading on to junction 27 of the M5 motorway where via Tiverton Parkway, London (Paddington) can be reached in just over 2 hours. Barnstaple Railhead provides a link to the National Railway System.

Description - A three storey attached character property which presents whitened rendered elevations with double glazed doors and windows beneath a Mansard tiled roof and is understood to date originally from the Edwardian era. The property offers generous , well presented and versatile accommodation which has been tastefully modernised to a very high standard and sympathetically combines original character features with quality 21st century refinements. Externally the stream bordered gardens are maintained to the same high standard and all in all this is a property that really needs to be inspected to be fully appreciated.

The Business - Langleigh House is currently operated as a thriving Bed & Breakfast establishment, rated number 1 in Berrynarbor on Trip Advisor and winner of a '4 star silver certificate' by Visit England Tourist Board. Within the ground floor is a self contained shop, currently selling gifts but previously a gallery and with potential for other uses. There is also scope to utilise the delightful gardens for cream teas. Many of the fixtures and fittings are available by separate negotiation if required, further details of income are available upon request. Further information of the business and library of the vendor's photographs, can be viewed on their website which is

Planning Potential - The vendor has carried out a pre-planning enquiry with the Local Planning Authority (LPA) and received advice that the land within the valley to the rear of the property offers planning potential for a further holiday lodge or dwelling subject to a number of policy constraints. The advice was given, by the LPA, in consideration of the policies contained within the emerging Northern Devon Local Plan. It should be noted that the LPA do not anticipate formally adopting those policies until the summer of 2017. The acceptability of any detailed proposals would need to be tested by the purchasers via submission of a planning application made to the LPA.
The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but briefly comprises:

Ground Floor - Front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY half stained glass inner door to ENTRANCE HALL cupboard under stairs, CLOAKROOM. SITTING ROOM with ornamental fireplace, fitted coal effect gas stove, slate surround and hearth, painted wooden mantle wood effect flooring, views over the grounds. DINING ROOM with bay window and views over the grounds. SHOP/STUDIO/ FURTHER RECEPTION ROOM with half glazed door on to the street, painted boarded flooring. KITCHEN excellent range of modern units, painted in a sage theme with oak work surfaces and incorporating 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers, cupboards and appliance space under, peninsular unit, shelved storage cupboard, tiled effect flooring, fitted appliances include; Bosch and Miele dishwashers, 3 fridges and freezer, Canon electric oven with gas hob above. Lincat grill and extractor hood over, Panasonic microwave.

First Floor - Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, ornate plaster ceiling rose. LAUNDRY ROOM with plumbing for two washing machines and space for tumble dryer (AEG washing machine and Indesit tumble dryer included), wash hand basin, fitted shelving. There are THREE BEDROOMS ON THE FIRST FLOOR (bedrooms 4,5 &6) 2 have very well appointed EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS and BEDROOM 6 (currently utilised by the owners) has an EN-SUITE BATHROOM.

Second Floor - LANDING. INNER LANDING trap to loft space via retractable aluminium ladder, lagged and part boarded with light, also with potential to convert to additional bedroom accommodation subject to planning permission. This floor accommodates Bedrooms 1,2 & 3. BEDROOM 1 actually accommodates two rooms as well as BATHROOM and could be utilised as alternative self contained owner's accommodation of living room, bedroom and bathroom. BEDROOM 2 has an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM as does BEDROOM 3 all presented to the same high standard as the en-suites on the first floor.

Outside - From the lane there is a shared private driveway which leads on to a private car park for approximately 6 vehicles. Adjacent is an external power box, CAR PORT and beyond 2 SHEDS and a GREENHOUSE. Above is a bank of apple orchard, under planted with masses of Spring bulbs with grass pathway leading to a SECRET GARDEN, the remains of a FORMER SWIMMING POOL ( this being the proposed site for development). Adjacent there are areas of lawn interspersed with mature specimen trees and shrubs, including a fine Magnolia and Camelias. Returning to the parking area a pedestrian gate leads via a rustic bridge which crosses a fast running stream with waterfall features beneath a painted, rustic Pergola to a series of deep wide gravelled steps, edged by rustic sleepers which eventually meander up to the front of the property. This is flanked by further areas of lawn, once again interspersed by mature shrubs and trees, there are well stocked flower beds and borders, Sensor activated lighting throughout. Other notable features include a GALLERIED DECKED BBQ AREA, FURTHER DECKED AREA WITH SEAT. Immediately adjacent to the property is a LARGE TERRACE with stone edged border and retaining wall. There is a GALLERIED UPPER DECK and a LOWER GALLERIED DECK with gazebo included. There is access to the right hand side of the property via a pedestrian gate to the centre of the village, as well as a further pedestrian access from the other end of the terrace on to the drive. The garden is generally fenced or hedge enclosed and amounts to 0.648 of an acre.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG. Tel: 01271 327711 (

Services - All mains services, gas fired central heating (the gas boiler is discreetly hidden within the en-suite of bedroom 3), fire alarm system.

Directions - Upon entering Berrynarbour village, Langleigh House is in the centre, almost opposite 'Ye Olde Globe' Public House. The private car park can be found by following the main entrance signs below the house. Continue down over the stream to the car park on the left.

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

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