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2 bedroom mews house for sale

Loxhore, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Under Offer £255,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall, Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room with woodburner
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Oil Rayburn for Heating
  • 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Three Parking Spaces
  • Courtyard and Gardens
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

A particularly charming attached period barn conversion within a courtyard development in delightful, tranquil rural location. Sitting Room, Kitchen/Diner with Rayburn, 2 Bedrooms, Parking for 3, Gardens etc.


Situation And Amenities - Within a courtyard of five converted former farm buildings, at the end of a no through country lane, in glorious rural surroundings. Smythapark is a hamlet on the outskirts of Loxhore, in itself, a small village set approximately 2.5 miles from Bratton Fleming, a pleasant village with local amenities including primary school, shop. Barnstaple is about seven miles, located on the banks of Rivers Taw and Yeo, and is North Devon's regional centre, housing the area's main shopping, business and commercial venues. A number of sporting and leisure pursuits are close at hand, including golf at Landkey, Ilfracombe and Saunton. The North Devon Leisure Centre and Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple provide many indoor activities, live theatres are available at Barnstaple and Ilfracombe, whilst North Devon's famous coastline, with its excellent range of safe and sandy beaches provides numerous water sport opportunities and countryside walking in abundance. A short distance away, access is available to the North Devon Link Road, leading through to Junction 27 of the M5, part of the National Motorway Network, whilst Barnstaple Railhead provides a link to the National Railway System.

Description - An attached period barn conversion which presents stone and part wood clad elevations beneath a slate roof. The accommodation blends modern refinements with period features is particularly spacious and light and incorporates two double bedrooms. Externally the dwelling benefits from two parking spaces to the front, whilst there is a further gated space to the rear. The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises:

Enrance Hall - With slate flooring, staircase rising to

First Floor - Doorway to

Cloakroom - With slate flooring, two piece white suite comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, cupboard under stairs.

Sitting Room - 19'6 X 13'1 (5.94m X 3.99m) - Being triple aspect with two large double glazed windows overlooking the front elevation and the glazed door which leads to the rear courtyard. Attractive stone built fireplace housing a wood burner, slate flooring and exposed original wood beams.

Kitchen/Brekfast Room - 13'4 X 11'1 (4.06m X 3.38m) - With tiled flooring and painted settle constructed using original timbers. Solid wood fitted kitchen with beech work surface over and inset granite sink and drainer. Extensive tiled splash backing, oil fired Rayburn supplying the property with domestic hot water and heating. Ample space for appliances such as washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer, exposed original beams, room for a dining table.

First Floor -

Spacious Landing - Incorporates an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, walk in wardrobe, access to loft space, fitted carpet. Doorway to

Bedroom 1 - 13'0 X 12'7 (3.96m X 3.84m) - With solid wood flooring, double glazed window and separate Velux providing ample light, original wood beams.

Bedroom 2 - 13'3 X 11'2 (4.04m X 3.40m) - Solid wood flooring, wooden double glaze window and Velux, original wood beams.

Bathroom - Three piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, wood panelled bath with shower from the mains over, extensive wall tiling, Velux window and separate window with obscure glass.

Outside - To the front of the property is a brick paved area providing car parking space for two vehicles and an adjoining lawn area enclosed by a stone wall. To the rear of the barn is a good size a brick paved courtyard style garden with a raised patio area and large greenhouse. An attractive original walled seating area and a wood store under original slate roof complete the courtyard and an iron gate gives access to the further garden. This is terraced and gives a range of areas with a shingled section to the top in turn leading to a decked area with steps, giving access to lawn which incorporates a range of mature shrubs and trees. Further steps give access to a private seating area which is shingle laid for ease of maintenance. The whole being enclosed by a timber fence with wooden gates giving access to the third parking space. The garden also incorporates a large timber shed.

Local Authority - North Devon District Council, Civic Centre, North Walk, Barnstaple, Devon. 01271 327711.

Directions - From Barnstaple, take the Goodleigh Road. Proceed for approximately 4 miles, passing through Snapper. Take the left hand turn, signposted to Loxhore. Continue on this road ignoring the signs to Lower Loxhore. Proceed through Loxhore Cott, climbing up the hill, pass the telephone box and sign to the village hall, and take the next turning on the right signposted to Smythapark. Proceed to the end of this road (about 3/4 of a mile) where Smythapark Court will be found and Owls Roost is the first in on the right.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Shared private drainage system.

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 November 2015


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