4 bedroom mews house for saleBradiford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Guide Price £395,000
- Conservatory, 2 Receptions
- Rustic Kitchen, Study area
- 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Many character features
- Gas C.H., Double Glazed
- 2 Garages + Parking for 2
- Balcony, Courtyard & Gardens
- Ideal UK base/Second Home
Full descriptionA particularly attractive portion of a Victorian Mill conversion offering characterful and versatile accommodation on the semi rural edge of Barnstaple. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions, Conservatory, 2 Garages + parking, Pretty courtyard and gardens. EPC Band E.
QUIET, TIMELESS HAMLET
Situation And Amenities - In terms of location, the property enjoys the best of all worlds, being in a small and quiet hamlet on the semi-rural outskirts of Barnstaple, yet is within a healthy walk of Pilton Village and even the town centre, which is about 1 1/2 miles away. Nearby there are Public footpaths leading to open countryside, ideal for dog walking and rambling. As the regional centre for North Devon, Barnstaple provides excellent shopping facilities including retail parks, entertainment, further education establishments, hospital and branch line station with regular services to Exeter and connecting services beyond, including London. The North Devon Link Road (A361) gives easy access to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway, which between them offer fast road and rail links to the rest of the country. Bristol and Exeter International Airports are both within about 2 hours travelling distance. The glorious rolling North Devon Countryside to the north and west of the property, leads to the adjoining coastline which is acknowledged to be amongst the finest in the country, ranging from the high wild cliffs and plunging valleys of Exmoor to the renowned surfing beaches of Croyde, Saunton Sands (also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe. In between, the wooded combes and rolling hills offer miles of delightful walks as well as riding and cycling. Fishing can be enjoyed on the Rivers Taw & Torridge and Instow and Appledore which also offer safe bathing, sailing and boating.
Description - 3 Anchor Mills comprises a central portion of a former Victorian Mill, circa 1877, which presents most attractive elevations of brick and stone, clad in Wisteria & Virginia Creeper, with double glazed windows, beneath a slate roof topped by an ornate weather vane. This totally unique property offers characterful, well presented and versatile accommodation which is arranged over 4 floors and which cleverly combines some delightful period features with 21st Century refinements. Externally, to the front is a small but pretty walled courtyard garden, nearby there are 2 attached single garages with additional parking and there is then a separate secluded, easily managed garden, with deck, backing on to fields. To the front the property overlooks open fields and Anchor Mills is accessed by a 'No Through' private road with the original Mill Leat running parallel. This is truly a timeless, tranquil and special place. The layout of accommodation is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplan but comprises:
Ground Floor - Door to BRICK AND UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED CONSERVATORY with views over surrounding countryside, benefiting from heating and a tiled floor, double doors lead through to the SITTING ROOM featuring open fireplace with marble surround, stripped wood floors, ornate coving to the ceiling and ornate ceiling light, wood panelling to the lower portion of the walls and views over the front, staircase to first floor described later, under stairs cupboard. INTERNAL HALL leading to CLOAKROOM with WC and basin, ornate wall light. DOUBLE GUEST BEDROOM 4 with sink and shower cubicle.
First Floor - DINING/SITTING ROOM with French doors leading to a SMALL BALCONY which overlooks the fields to the front, stripped wood floors and beautiful open fireplace, ornate ceiling light with detailed moulding and cornices, strip pine antique sliding pine doors under Gothic arch to FULLY FITTED KTCHEN with a rustic theme, including integrated fridge and freezer, as well as double electric oven and gas hob, plenty of cupboards and inset worktops, sink unit and door to rear access.
Second Floor - MASTER BEDROOM with bay window allowing fine vies to the front, built in wardrobe, solid wood flooring, ornate ceiling light. FAMILY BATHROOM a very well appointed room with large bath, shower attachment, antique style pedestal sink, toilet and bidet, there is a separate shower enclosure with mixer shower.
Third Floor - LANDING with space to accommodate SMALL STUDY fine views, under eaves storage, fire escape access points, there are 2 FURTHER BEDROOMS on this floor, one includes an airing cupboard housing the gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.
Outside - To the front there is an ENCLOSED COURTYARD ideal for al-fresco dining with views over the surrounding farm land. To the rear there are 2 SINGLE GARAGES with parking in front of both. Steps lead to a FURTHER PRIVATE GARDEN this enjoys an elevated position with uninterrupted countryside views and backs on to open fields, this is largely laid to lawn with well stocked borders and LARGE GALLERIED DECKED AREA once again ideal for al-fresco dining, BBQ's or to enjoy a glass of wine whilst watching the sun set.
Services - Mains electricity gas and water, drainage through a private shared system with up keep covered by a small monthly charge which also covers buildings insurance and maintenance for communal areas.
Directions - Upon entering Barnstaple, follow the ring road, then the signposts, taking the A39 towards Lynton. After turning on to the A39, turn left at the traffic lights (there is a Petrol Station on the right) and then immediately right into Pilton Street. At the top of the High Street, keep to the left and continue along this road for a mile. Follow the road down over a bridge and about 50 yards further, ignore the right hand turning to Lion's Mill and take the next unmarked lane on the right which has a yellow sign to the right of the access which mentions Anchor Mills. Follow this 'No Through' lane and you will eventually come to a cluster of very attractive period properties which is Anchor Mills itself. The front entrance to number 3 is to the right, the rear entrance and parking is to the left. The garages that go with this property, are the ones with the black garage doors and the terracotta elevations, please park here and walk around to the front of the property for viewing.
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