5 bedroom detached house for saleNorth Cornish Coast, Bude, Cornwall, EX23
Guide Price £999,950
- 5/6 Bedrooms
- 6 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room
- Cottage/Annexe Potential
- Impressive Gardens with Lake
- Rural Views to Bodmin Moor
- 3.94 Acres in all
Full descriptionImposing Grade II listed Manor House with potential adjoining cottage, set in an attractive coastal hinterland location. 5/6 Bedrooms, 6 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, impressive gardens with lake, rural views to Bodmin Moor. 3.94 Acres in all or thereabouts
Situation - The property is situated 1.5 miles from Duckpool Beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is famous for its superb scenery of coastal heathland meeting granite cliffs with secluded and intimate valleys clothed in broadleaved woodlands, small hamlets and isolated farmsteads. The village of Shop, which is 1.5 miles distant, which has a thriving community centre and the well respected St Mark's primary school. The village of Kilkhampton is 5 miles to the south where there is a church, two public houses, numerous shops, post office and restaurant including takeaways. At Bude one can find a variety of shops and supermarkets, health centre and cottage hospital, veterinary surgery and places of worship. There are many sporting facilities including a challenging 18-hole links golf course. There are excellent sandy beaches, ideal for surfing and extensive cliff walks along some of the UK's most dramatic coastline. The A39 road links Barnstaple to the North and Wadebridge to the south and provides excellent access to the picturesque North Cornish coastline.
Features Of The Property - The property is a most impressive, Grade II listed, period manor house, of part stone and cob construction under a slate roof. Understood to date back to the 15th Century with later Tudor and Georgian additions, the property has been sympathetically, elegantly and extensively refurbished by the current vendor, to create a home of rare quality and comfort. The character and charm associated with the architecture has been retained, enhanced and complemented in landscaped gardens, which make this individual property stand out in the current marketplace.
The accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises an entrance hallway with marble floor, drawing room and living room, both with sash windows to the front and feature marble fireplaces. The west corridor provides access to the bathroom and snug with feature granite mullion window to the front and separate store room. The east corridor leads to the dining hall with exposed beamed ceiling, feature inglenook fireplace with cloam oven and Tudor oak framed wall and brickwork. The utility room comprises a range of base level units with Belfast sink, space for washing machine and fridge and underfloor heating. From the inner hallway there is access to a cloakroom and the kitchen/breakfast room comprising an extensive range of oak fronted base units with Belfast sink set in granite work surfaces. There is a four ring induction hob with extractor over and space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
The first floor offers 4 double bedrooms, 1 with ensuite shower room and a family shower room. There is a galleried landing which provides access to:
The Potential Cottage - Adjoining the main residence is the potential to create a self-contained, 2 bedroom, 2 reception room cottage (subject to obtaining the necessary planning and listed building consents). The accommodation comprises a slate hung entrance porch, living room with stone fireplace housing an original cloam oven, dining room, 2 bedrooms and shower room.
Outside - The property is approached via its own driveway (part of which is shared with 3 neighbouring holiday properties) to a large circular gravelled drive, providing parking and turning for numerous vehicles. The grounds to the front and side of the property are laid mainly to lawn, interspersed with mature trees and shrubs. There is a productive orchard which slopes to a small lake bordered by light woodland. The remains of the old coach house sit within a partially walled garden, in which a 48 panel solar array is discreetly housed. There is an old piggery and outdoor swimming pool (some refurbishment completed).
Services - Mains water (metered) and electricity. Private drainage (via a septic tank, shared with 3 neighbouring properties). Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags.
Directions - From Kilkhampton head south on the A39 taking the right hand turning signposted Stibb and Coombe. Follow the road for 1.8 miles through the village of Stibb and continue as it bears right, descending towards the small hamlet of Coombe, then ascending very steeply. Continue on this road for approximately 1.5 miles, passing GCHQ on your left hand side. The entrance to the property will be found on the right hand side after approximately 0.25 miles, identified by a slate nameplate.
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