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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34

Sold STC £319,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, Lounge/Dining Room
  • 2 Kitchen/Breakfast Rooms
  • Playroom/Office/Occ Bed 4
  • 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Scope for dual occupation
  • Scope to develop further
  • Garage, Ample Parking
  • 2.4 Acres garden/paddock

Full description

A individual detached 1960's residence requiring general improvement set in 2.4 acres grounds on an elevated site enjoying views into the valley. 3 Bedrooms etc. EPC Band E.


Situation And Amenities - The property occupies a semi rural location at the end of a no through lane, elevated above the popular coastal village of Combe Martin with the Exmoor National Park being just a short distance away. There are excellent views over the village across the surrounding countryside. Village amenities include a variety of small, independent shops, health centre, village stores and post office, primary school/ nursery, variety of public houses and restaurants not to mention the 2 beaches and Combe Martin Bay itself. The larger town of Ilfracombe is about 5 miles with North Devon's trading centre at Barnstaple, about 14 miles, housing the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues as well as North Devon District Hospital. At Barnstaple there is access to the North Devon Link Road which eventually joins the M5 at Junction 27 where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. The famous safe, sandy, surfing beaches at Croyde, Woolacombe, Putsborough and Saunton are within about 1/2 an hour by car.

Description - We understand that the property dates originally from 1969 and now presents colour wash rendered elevations partly relieved in stone, beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation is arranged over three levels and would benefit from general updating, there is also scope to re model the accommodation and convert various stores and roof spaces into additional rooms subject to any necessary planning permission. The property also lends itself to dual occupation by parts of the same family. Externally there is a detached garage as well as additional parking, there are mature gardens and paddock area, in all about 2.46 acres. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:
Steps up to:

Galleried Sun Balcony - Pair of glazed doors to:

Emtrance Lobby - Folding multi-paned glazed doors to:

Entrance Hall - With storage cupboard and airing cupboard, door to lower ground floor described later.

Cloakroom - With low level WC, pedestal basin and fully tiled walls.

Sitting/Dining Room - A spacious double aspect room featuring stone fireplace with fitted coal effect gas fire, pair of glazed doors to sun balcony, fine views into the valley, stripped wooden flooring, range of fitted cupboards and display shelves.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room - Double aspect with single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, electric cooker point, space for fridge/freezer, built in larder cupboard, gazed door to sun balcony.

Bedroom 1 - Views into the valley, double built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 - Double aspect, wash hand basin with cupboard under, wall mirror, shaver point and strip light above, double built in wardrobe.

Bathroom - With panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, with Aqualisa unit, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, mainly tiled wall.

First Floor -

Landing - Door to:

Storage Loft - And space to convert into additional accommodation subject to planning permission.

Bedroom 3 - Double aspect views, built in storage cupboard, access to further loft room, again possibly suitable for conversion.

Lower Ground Floor - Or garden level, can be approached internally via the main entrance hall or can be totally self-contained with its own door into:

Lower Secondary Kitchen/Breakfast Room/Utility Room - Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water within tiled recess, double drainer stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine, fully tiled walls, double built in storage cupboard with inner door leading to:

Storage Room - Separate WC.

Inner Hall - With staircase rising to:

Upper Floor - Further room housing lagged hot water cylinder.

Playroom/Office/Occasional 4Th Bedroom - Externally, immediately adjacent to this level and beneath the sun balcony, is a:

Series Of Storage Voids - Once again with potential to convert to additional accommodation subject to planning permission.
Adjacent to the access lane is a:

Detached Garage - Addition parking and to the left of this is a 5 bar gate into a paddock which is arranged to the left of the property, sloping and following the side of the valley.
At the far end of the access lane there is another gateway and sweeping drive up to the side of the property where there is ample parking and turning space. There are overgrown areas of lawn and the ground starts to rise immediately behind the dwelling where there is masses of well established trees and shrubs interspersed within grass land which slopes following the side of the valley.

Directions - Starting at the seafront in Combe Martin with the Bay behind you, proceed up through the main village high street. Shortly before the Nisa mini supermarket, there is a small right hand turning to Western Gardens, turn here and follow the road right to its end where the property will be seen set above the lane.

Services - All mains services.

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

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Listing History

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05 July 2016

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