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5 bedroom house for sale

Higher Clovelly, Bideford


Property Description

Key features

  • Tranquil Setting
  • Finished Immaculately
  • Sea & Countryside Views
  • Glorious Gardens
  • With Detached Barn
  • Useful Income

Full description

A stunning detached 18th Century cottage set in wonderful gardens of approximately 0.5 acres. With lovely views over countryside to the sea, the property also benefits from a detached converted barn, lovingly restored and used as a holiday home providing an excellent additional income

The property sits close to the popular location of Higher Clovelly that is ideally situated on this stretch of the picturesque North Devon Coast within easy reach of the golden sandy beaches on both the North Devon and North Cornish coastlines. Conveniently located just 3 miles from the charming village of Hartland just off its main access road. Hartland itself offers a few shops, pub and surgery. The property is conveniently located to allow for easy access to the A39, known as the Atlantic Highway that allows you to easily explore the area. The main towns of Bideford and Bude offer a good range of supermarkets and other shops and Bideford itself is approximate a 20 minute drive.

Highford Cottage - Sitting in approximately 0.5 acres, Highford Cottage is believed to date back to the 1700s and has delightful private gardens with a range of mature lawns, borders and even a pond. The current owner has lovingly finished it to a very high standard in keeping with a home of this age and stature. Versatile and adaptable, it retains many of its original features including exposed beams, slate and exposed stone. The living space is a real feature with a tiled floor lounge with doors leading to the patio area and wonderful and spacious kitchen/diner complete with Stanley Range. The main double bedroom is also worth a mention with its own balcony to enjoy views of the distant sea.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Porch - Slate floor and ideal for Wellington boots and coats

Utility/Second Kitchen - Fitted with a range of units, sink and space for cooker and washing machine and housing the boiler

Kitchen/Diner - Feature room with exposed beams and exposed stonework. Stanley Range cooker, Belfast sink and range of base and wall units set into inglenook stone fireplace

Lounge - Lovely dual aspect room with two sets of French doors leading to gardens. Electric woodburner effect fire

Bathroom - Bath with mixer shower and WC

Upstairs -

Bedroom One - Double bedroom with wooden floors, built in wardrobes and balcony to enjoy the views

Bedroom Two - Dual aspect double size bedroom with stairs leading to:-

Attic Room - Perfect for an office or craft room with lovely views

Bedroom Three - A third good size double bedroom

Shower Room - With Velux window, shower and WC

Outside - Parking for four cars. Lovely garden areas. Useful outbuildings. Patio areas. Pond

Highford Barn - Converted to a very high standard a few years ago, the barn has a pleasant enclosed garden to the rear to afford both properties a degree of privacy. With views over rolling countryside to the distant sea it has been converted to provide a fabulous and very popular holiday home with a useful income stream. Retains all its original charm with tiled and wooden floors and a mixture of central and underfloor heating. Could be purchased fully furnished. Figures available on request from Morris and Bott and to view the barn visit and put in Highford Barn

Ground Floor -

Kitchen - Well equipped with integrated hob, oven, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge

Dining Room - A lovely light and airy room with tiled floors

Lounge - Spacious room currently with plenty of room with seating

Bathroom - Freestanding bath with shower attachment and WC

First Floor -

Bedroom One - Kingsize double

En-Suite Bathroom - Freestanding bath, shower cubicle and low level WC.

Bedroom Two - A double size bedroom currently arranged as a zip and link double

Outside - To the rear of the property is a pleasant enclosed lawn garden with seating and views

Directions - From Bideford, proceed towards Bude on the A39. Proceed through the villages of Ford and Fairy Cross, Horns Cross and Bucks Cross. Stay on this road until you reach the roundabout at Clovelly Cross with the garage on your left hand side. Continue straight across and take the next right hand turning, signposted towards Hartland. Stay on this road for just under a mile, where the property can be found on your right hand side with a name plate clearly displayed. The postcode for the property is EX39 5SA.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 July 2016

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