3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleLee, Nr Woolacombe, Devon, EX34
Guide Price £425,000
- Reception Hall, Cloakroom
- Mezzanine Study/Bedroom 4
- Living Room 24' x 20'
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room, Oil C.Heating
- 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Private & Communal Gardens
- Ideal principal or 2nd home
A wing of an imposing former Manor House offering characterful & tastefully modernised accommodation in secluded gardens within walking distance of the bay & beach. Reception Hall, Mezzanine Study/Bed 4, Living Room 24' x 20', Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Private & Communal gardens. EPC Band D.
PERIOD FEATURES/CONTEMPORARY STYLE
Situation And Amenities - Lee is a small coastal village quietly tucked away in a deep combe on the dramatic North Devon Coastline, often referred to as 'Fuscia Valley' due to its maritime but sheltered climate. Lee and nearby Lincombe account for just over 100 properties and boast a church, village hall and the Grampus Inn all within walking distance, as is the South West Coastal Path. From Lee there are a multitude of splendid contrasting local walks, most are well signposted and vary in type and length. The bustling village of Woolacombe, with a 3 mile long sandy beach, is a short drive. Further afield, Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Saunton Sands are all ideal for surfing and bathing. Saunton also offers a reputable championship golf course and Ilfracombe Golf course offers a view of the sea from every hole. Favoured Braunton is about 8 miles. Barnstaple, North Devon's regional centre is about 13 miles, or within about half an hour by car and provides a comprehensive range of both business and leisure facilities. From the town there is direct access on to the A361 North Devon Link Road, providing easy access to Tiverton Parkway railhead (London, Paddington in about 2 hours) and beyond to the M5 Motorway. Exmoor is also within easy accessible with its beautiful rugged coastline, dramatic scenery, open moorland and wooded valleys. Both Exeter and Bristol International airports are within about 2 hour's drive.
Description - The Grange comprises a wing of a former manor house, now divided in to 6 units. The property is understood to date from the late Victorian Era but presents mock Georgian elevations of painted render with ornamental, fixed window shutters beneath a slate roof. The accommodation is arranged over two storeys, with cellar below which houses an oil fired boiler for the independent central heating system. On the ground floor a spacious reception hall can be utilised as a sitting room, as at present, or dining room with mezzanine study/occasional bedroom four above, approached by a spiral staircase. There is a large sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor the landing allows access to three bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, as well as a spacious family bath/shower room, all with contemporary fittings. Externally there is a private garden as well as large communal gardens and ample parking. The property is well presented and considered ideal as a principal residence or second home/UK base/ holiday let. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplan but comprises:
Ground Floor - Front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY pair of glazed inner doors with etched glass panels surrounding, leading to the RECEPTION HALL stripped wood flooring. Spiral staircase leading to MEZANINE STUDY/OCCASIONAL 4TH BEDROOM ABOVE with oak floor and roof lantern over. From the reception hall, a pair of folding louvred doors lead to an INNER HALL with stripped wood flooring and CLOAKROOM low level WC wash hand basin, extractor fan, fired earth flooring. UTILITY ROOM with plumbing for washing machine, space for upright fridge, fitted shelving, multi-pane glazed door to LIVING ROOM a lovely spacious room featuring large bay window with window seat, stripped wood flooring, fitted contemporary wood burner on slate hearth with beam above, double aspect windows, multi-pane glazed door to KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM good range of modern units incorporating single bowl, circular stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for dishwasher, Britannia Range, available by separate negotiation if required, stainless steel extractor hood, tiled flooring, shelving.
First Floor - LANDING trap to loft space, ideal for storage, approached by aluminium ladder. BEDROOM 1 with range of mirror fronted, fitted wardrobes to one wall, stripped wood flooring. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with contemporary suite of shower cubicle, Mira shower unit, circular wash hand basin on timber plinth, shaped mirrored splash back, shaver point, extractor fan, fired earth flooring, BEDROOM 2 double aspect with stripped wood flooring. BEDROOM 3 double aspect with stripped wood flooring. BATH/SHOWER ROOM a spacious room with part vaulted and beamed ceiling, free standing tub bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin with vanity surround, large wall mirror above, heated towel rail/radiator, low level WC, slate effect tiled flooring, airing cupboard housing factory lagged cylinder.
Outside - There is a large communal car park, to the right of this is a private, secluded garden arranged as a series of terraces. There is a SUMMERHOUSE and many mature, specimen trees and shrubs. On two sides of the main building are areas of communal garden laid to sweeping lawns, bounded by mature shrubbery, linked by gravel paths and one includes an area for drying washing which is screened from the building itself. A pathway leads to door in to BASEMENT (17'3 x 27'5) a useful storage spae, also housing the boiler.
Directions - At the Mullacott Cross roundabout, proceed towards Woolacombe and Mortehoe, after approximately 1 1/2 miles, look out for a fairly inconspicuous turning on the right where there is a sign for Lee/Lincombe. Continue down this lane and at the next junction turn left towards Lee Village. Proceed down in to the village towards the bay itself and the entrance to The Grange will be seen on the left hand side, identified by our for sale board.
Services - Mains electricity and water, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
Special Note - There is a communal maintenance charge of £50 per calender month or £600 per annum.
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