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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Martinhoe Cross, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, New Kitchen
  • Sitting & Dining Areas
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Shower Rooms
  • Oil C.H., Double Glazing
  • 2 Garages + Parking
  • Stable & Paddock
  • Mature, secluded garden
  • A Rare Opportunity

Full description

A modern detached 4 bedroom bungalow set in secluded 1.5 acre gardens & paddock within Exmoor National Park. Potential scope to create an annexe stpp. 2 garages, ample additional parking etc. EPC Band E.


Situation And Amenities - Crossways is set within the middle of it's own grounds which provide a good deal of seclusion and privacy and the property adjoins open fields on two sides. Although rural, the property is not isolated, as Woody Bay Steam Railway is a short distance away and the nearby village of Parracombe offers community facilities, including general store/post office, primary school, character inn/restaurant. The coast is also nearby at Woody Bay as well as at the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth which provide excellent local facilities with primary school, many shops, health centre and host of other amenities. Lynmouth is where Exmoor meets the sea and boasts a breathtaking harbour. There are also many scenic walks, literally from the doorstep. The property is within easy reach of both Barnstaple and Minehead, being principal towns in the area and providing extensive facilities. The A361 North Devon Link Road is also easily accessible and leads on to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway where Tiverton Parkway offers a fast service of trains to London, Paddington, in just over 2 hours. North Devon's famous surfing beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton(also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe are all within easy access.

Description - Understood to have been constructed around 1990, the property presents elevations which are principally colour washed rendered, partly relieved in stone, beneath a tiled roof with double glazing. Access to the property is disabled friendly and there is scope to provide additional accommodation, possibly by converting the loft, or by converting the integral garage into a self-contained annexe, subject to planning permission especially as there is a separate detached garage already in place. The gardens compliment the property and not only are stocked with many specimen shrubs and trees but provide complete seclusion and privacy. There is also a small paddock and stable. Modern bungalows with land, within Exmoor, are a rare commodity accordingly, an early inspection is recommended. The layout of accommodation is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises;

The Accommodation - Front door to ENTRANCE HALL pair of multi-paned, glazed doors to SITTING ROOM a lovely main reception room with Villager multi-fuel stove set on a brick hearth with brickwork feature above, French doors and side windows opening on to and overlooking the front garden. DINING ROOM with glazed tilt and slide door to rear garden. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM re-fitted within the last year in a country cream theme with ample base and wall units, fitted appliances include; Beko electric oven, Cata 4 ring ceramic hob, built in fridge/freezer. There is a single drainer stainless steel sink unit, breakfast bar, oil fired Rayburn for central heating, domestic hot water and cooking, wood effect flooring, glazed door to outside. INNER HALLWAY with airing cupboard, access to LOFT SPACE via aluminium retractable ladder, there is a light and the loft is insulated with Roofsure insulation under guarantee. BEDROOM 1 with one wall entirely fitted with three triple wardrobe cupboards. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with ceramic tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, tiled walls pedestal basin, strip light/ shaver point above. BEDROOM 2 two double wardrobes. BEDROOM 3 double wardrobe. BEDROOM 4. SHOWER/WET ROOM with shower area, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled walls, slip proof flooring, strip light.

Outside - The property is approached from the lane via a 5 bar gate giving access to a gravel driveway flanked by formal gardens on the left with a further 5 bar gate to the right giving access to the small paddock. There is ample car parking area immediately adjacent to the property, as well as the garaging. The first INTEGRAL GARAGE measures 24'6 X 9'10 has an up and over door, power and light connected, windows, personal door and oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. There is storage within the eaves which is insulated. The SECOND DETACHED GARAGE measures 16' X 14' and has an up and over door.
The gardens are a particular feature of the property, immediately to the front is a large level terrace which gives access to a sweeping lawn, bounded by mature shrubbery, stocked with masses of specimen trees and shrubs. At the bottom of the garden is a feature of small stone upstands. There is a further area of enclosed garden immediately to the rear of the property, with extensive paving and a pathway access to the TIMBER STABLE 11'6 X 11'2 there is also an aluminium framed greenhouse and pedestrian gate leading back in to the PADDOCK. The whole is fence enclosed and amounts to about 1.5 acres.

Directions - From Barnstaple, take the A39 at Lynton Road, after Kentisbury Village at the next major crossroads, bear right and immediately left at Blackmoor Gate. Continue on the A39, after passing the turnings to Parracombe Village, take a left turn after Woody Bay Station, signposted to Martinhoe and Woody Bay. The entrance to the bungalow is immediately on the right hand side.

Services - Mains electricity, private drainage and water, oil fired central heating. The property is alarmed.

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26 October 2016


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