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6 bedroom manor house for sale

Goodleigh Road, Barnstaple, EX32

£665,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Georgian Home
  • Period Features
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Four Receptions
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Flexible Living

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This historic 7 bedroom Georgian property forms the main part of this substantial residence, it is set in beautiful landscaped grounds, with far reaching views and brimming with period features.
This stunning Grade II listed home was constructed for a prominent lace maker of the time and is mentioned in several books about the industry and area. The spacious, elegant accommodation lies behind a colonnade veranda and offers 4 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms and a studio/workshop. Features include highly decorative cornicing and plasterwork, original shutters and marble fireplaces.


Reception Hall
Double doors lead to the large hallway with wood flooring and ornate gilded cornicing, 2 columns also with ornate gilding flank an arch which frames the staircase

Drawing Room
3 sets of French doors with original shutters overlook the front and side gardens. A marble fireplace with decorative cast iron inset and attractive tiled hearth. Arched recesses are set either side of the fireplace and side window. Highly ornate cornicing and beautiful ceiling rose. Wood floor and four wall light points.

Dining Room
A formal dining room, perfect for entertaining, this room also doubles as a music room. A black marble hearth with decorative cast iron inset and slate hearth houses a fire place. Glazed door to side with shutters. Picture rail. Wall light points. Wood flooring.

Sitting Room
2 sets of French doors to front and one to side opening onto the veranda. Decorative cornicing, marble surround and slate hearth with multi-fuel stove forming a focal point for the room. Original shutters to the French doors . Picture rail.

Family Room
Currently used as a studio, this is a very flexible room. A range of cupboards have been built into the alcoves, wood flooring and doors to studio/workshop.


Studio / Workshop
The study/studio area has full length windows overlooking the garden it is open plan to the workshop area with polycarbonate roof.

Kitchen
Fitted with a range of traditional wood base and wall units including a plate rack. Space for range cooker with Neff stainless steel cooker hood over. Twin bowl sink and drainer. There is space for a dishwasher. French doors with shutters lead to garden with pretty vista across the lawns. Traditional cupboards are built into the alcoves.

Laundry Room
Curved door from hall leads to the rear hall which gives access to the laundry room with deep ceramic traditional laundry sink with wall mounted brass taps over, space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring wall and base units. Ceiling pulley airers. Door to deep storage cupboard. Door to family room.

Downstairs Cloakroom
Original W.C. with decorative mouldings and period wooden seat with matching shelving either side, high level cistern, wall mounted basin, window. Tiled flooring.

Landing
Sweeping turning staircase with large arched window over, leads to the galleried landing with decorative cornicing and ceiling rose, a cloister style ceiling is a fantastic feature. Airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom
Master bedroom with 2 sash window to the front with far reaching views to the estuary. Decorative cornicing and picture rail. Basin.

Bedroom Two
Large double bedroom with sash window and views to front, elegant cornicing and picture rail.

Bedroom Three
Sash to front with lovely views to the estuary, wardrobe recess. An original cast iron fireplace.
Decorative cornicing and picture rail.

Bedroom Four
Sash window overlooking the garden to the side. Picture rail.

Bedroom Five
Pretty bedroom with window overlooking the gardens. Picture rail. Door to bathroom.

Bedroom Six
Window to side overlooking the sweeping drive. Picture rail.

Bedroom Seven
Currently a study with wide sash window to front. Picture rail

Family Bathroom
Panel enclosed bath with mains fed shower and tiled around. Pedestal basin and W.C. With concealed cistern sash window with obscure glazing

Cloak Room
W.C. with enclosed cistern. Vanity basin with cupboards beneath and mirrored wall cabinet. Contemporary light. Window.

Shower Room
Fully tiled shower area with mains fed shower, wall mounted basin and low level W.C. Shaver point. Extractor. Trap door to attic staircase.

Jack & Jill En-suite
En suite with bath with pretty tiling, period style basin, low level W.C. and door to landing.

Cellar
The cellar has a coal bunker with shute. Wine cellar and large room which is ideal as a play room or teenage den.

Outside
A driveway, intially shared splits to a private drive and parking area, it continues through the garden for easy access and extra parking if required.
A croquet lawn is overlooked by an elegant paved sun terrace, a further seating area lies at the highest point in the garden.
The gardens have been well designed and planted with a range of mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials which give year round interest. Specimen plants include acers, magnolias and a wide range of trees.
There are 2 ponds, helping bring wildlife to the garden, decking lies adjacent to the ponds surrounded by mature trees giving an increased sense of seclusion.
The gardens are enclosed by fencing and stone walls and benefit from a good degree of privacy.

Sell
The current owners have loved and cherished this beautiful home. Having brought up a family and now playing host to grandchildren they feel it is a fabulous family home. The layout and proportions of the property very much lends itself to entertaining, either on a grand scale or very small informal gatherings.
They will be sad to leave and in fact are in the process of creating a new home nearby.


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21 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (1.2 mi)
  • Chapleton (4.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (1.2 mi)
  • Chapleton (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks.com, South West

Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0879 Local call rate

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