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4 bedroom house for sale

., Middle Marwood, Barnstaple

Offers in Region of £645,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented
  • Character Home
  • 4 beds, 2 bathrooms
  • 3 receptions, utility
  • Kitchen, study, cloaks
  • Double garage
  • Workshop, office
  • Grounds with stream
  • Pond, grassed areas

Full description

Woodside is set off a quiet country lane a half mile or so south of the picturesque rural hamlet at Middle Marwood otherwise surrounded by the typical rolling North Devon countryside between the coastline and the Exmoor National Park.

About 3 miles north west of Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon, which provides a comprehensive range of both business and leisure faciliites, the Green Lane shopping centre,out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre, tennis centre and a popular sprinter train link to the Cathedral City of Exeter. To the west is Braunton, a popular and busy local village with an excellent range of local facilities from where there is also access through to Saunton Sands, Croyde and Putsborugh with their beaches, burrows, golf course, surfing and sailing.  

The property comprises a most spacious well presented character family home set in a most beautiful valley location overlooking its own gardens with stream fed pond with expanses of grassed areas to either side, off road parking and an excellent garage block incorporating also workshop and office offering potential for studios/work from home facilities.

A few years ago the house was extended to provide the additional master bedroom with en suite bathroom with French doors opening on to a terrace together with the breakfast room, office, utility and cloakroom below.

The whole property is superbly presented, is well maintained and provides a delightful spacious family home with double glazed replacement doors and windows and oil fired central heating.  

Ground floor

Double glazed entrance door to 

Entrance Hall (14'2 x 5'10) stairs to first floor landing, under stairs storage cupboard, panel radiator, exposed ceiling joists.

Dining Room (13'10 x 13'8) A double aspect room, beamed ceiling, wall light points, panel radiator, Claygate brick fire place with hearth.

Sitting Room (22'6 x 14') A splendid triple aspect room, exposed ceiling beams and joists, 2 radiators, wall light points, Minster style stone fire place, fitted oak display cabinet to one side, bay window at the head of the room with oak bench seat, two panel radiators. 

Kitchen (14'8 x 11') extensively fitted with country style floor and wall units, extensive wood effect roll top work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, 4 oven Aga, 2 ring gas hob, clothes airer, matching wall units, glass display units, end display units, tiled floor.

Breakfast room (14'10 x 9'7) stripped timber floor, panel radiator, double French doors to courtyard area and separate single door.

Cloakroom with low level WC, hand basin, extractor fan, tiled floor.

Utility room (6'8 x 4'3) worktop with space and plumbing under for washing machine, space for fridge, wall cupboards, tiled flooring, extractor fan.

Study (7'4 x 6'7) timber wood strip floor, glazed door to outside, fitted desktop, fitted shelving.



Outside the study door is the boiler room.



On the first floor

Landing serving all rooms with access to loft space with retractable ladder, light and boarded for storage.

Master Bedroom (18'2 x 15'6) double aspect room, pair of French doors with glass side lights to sun deck, built in fitted wardrobes, one with glazed front incorporating clothes hanging, shelving and storage space.

En Suite Master bathroom fully tiled with corner Spa bath with chrome telephone style mixer taps and tiled shower cubicle with drench head shower, hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards below, recess mirror, low level WC, built in store cupboard.

Family bathroom (10'7 x 6'2) panelled bath with shower over, solid shower screen, low level WC, hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards under, strip light and shaver point over, tiled flooring, stainless steel ladder effect radiator, door to airing cupboard.

Separate WC with low level WC. pedestal hand basin, fully tiled, strip light and shaver point.

Bedroom 4 (14' x 10') double aspect room, panel radiator.

Bedroom 3 (9'11 x 10') panel radiator, 3 doors to built in wardrobe/storage cupboards.

Bedroom 2 (12'11 x 10'4) wash hand basin, panel radiator, triple doors to built in wardrobe facility with clothes space, shelves and storage lockers. 

At the front is a narrow raised flower bed with wisteria trailing over parts of the front elevation. To the immediate rear of the property an enclosed decked courtyard area accessed from the breakfast room, sitting room and also the immediate garden areas.

Above and approached from the master bedroom is a decked sun terraced area with further terrace above.  

Beyond extensive sloping gardens with a variety of colourful trees and shrubs well served by paths and steps making the whole very accessible with various terraces, an orchard area, a timber store shed and various grassed areas.  Immediately adjoining some ancient woodlands which are not in the ownership of the seller but through which they occasionally walk.  

Immediately across the narrow country lane are the more extensive garden areas grassed and running down to a stream meandering down through the grounds to a well stocked large pond with a variety of trees and shrubs within the lawns.  

At the head of the garden a summerhouse, duck shed and an extensive tarmacadamed car parking and turning to the front of an impressive block built timber clad double garage 20' x 19' with two pairs of double doors to front and to the rear a workshop 13'6 x 10' with door to outside and an office 13'6 x 10' again with door to outside, the whole with power, light and water connected.  

Beyond a kitchen garden area with two greenhouse, timber garden store shed and 6 large raised stone planters for flowers/vegetables, one currently containing a large rhubarb plant the whole area with gravel path surrounds and an expanse of stone paved terrace areas over looking the garden with the property as a whole extending to over an acre. 

Strictly by appointment with the Agents, Phillips Smith & Dunn on 01271 327878 or call Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204. 


Grid ref:  SS538/382.  Leave Barnstaple on the A39 road as though towards Lynton. While still within the town turn left at the traffic lights next to the Texaco garage and almost immediately right into Pilton. Follow the road through Pilton and out of the town. From the edge of the town proceed for just short of 2 miles where you will pass by a single storey thatched stone cottage where just after turn left, finger posted Whitehall and Middle Marwood. Follow this country lane for a further mile where you will pass through the small cluster of properties at Whitehall. At the north end of Whitehall turn right to Middle Marwood and follow the country lane for a further half a mile where Woodside will be found as the third property to the right hand side of the country lane with its garage and car parking immediately opposite.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 November 2016

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