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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Gooseham, Bude

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Classic Georgian farmhouse
  • Sympathetically updated and modernised
  • Wealth of character features
  • Fabulous kitchen/family room
  • Four double bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Private enclosed rear garden
  • Garage with potential to convert (STP) and ample parking
  • Peaceful rural location close to the coast
  • EE Rating F

Full description

Now with a video tour, is this outstanding Georgian Farmhouse set in just under two acres; ideal for those of equine interests. The property also has the potential for a granny/teenage annex or holiday letting potential.  Sympathetically updated and modernised taking the age and character of the property into consideration.  With a fabulous fully fitted kitchen/family room which opens onto a rear courtyard.  We have included a floor plan which shows the potential to create a letting unit/annex utilising the property’s garage.  There are three reception rooms, all with period features; whilst upstairs there are four bedrooms (master en-suite) and a family bathroom.  Externally the farmhouse has pleasant gardens leading onto the land that goes with the sale, we understand from the vendors that additional land may become available.
 
SITUATION
Enjoying a lovely peaceful location in a tiny hamlet of just a handful of other properties, in the northern most parish in Cornwall, Mornwenstow.  The parish benefits from an OFSTED rated ‘outstanding’ primary school, a well-respected public house, numerous coves including Duckpool and Marsland Mouth, rugged cliffs and national trust owned Coombe Valley.  There are superb coastal and inland walks to be enjoyed and the parish is one of the most picturesque parts of North Cornwall.  The self-contained village of Kilkhampton lies approximately four miles distant with a CO-OP, Premier Stores and Spar for day to day shopping plus a butchers and many more small businesses.  Bude, the closest major town, is some five miles further on and has the main comprehensive school, a choice of supermarkets, a rejuvenated canal area, plus two sandy beaches.  Bideford, to the north, also has a range of excellent facilities and there is easy access onto the north Devon link road leading to the M5, Bristol and beyond.
 
THE PARTICULARS
All measurements are approximate.  There are numerous power points throughout.  None of the fittings have been tested by ourselves.
 
ACCOMMODATION
Storm Porch
With wooden slats and shutters, slate tiled floor and door to:
 
Entrance Hall
Stairs rising to the first floor, fitted carpet, ceiling light and doors to:
 
Sitting Room: 21' 7'' x 16' 6'' (6.57m x 5.03m) max
A fabulous room with front aspect window, original Georgian wall (discovered and restored by present owners), fireplace with oak lintel and slate hearth housing woodburner, oak beams, oak floor and two radiators.
 
Dining Room: 17' 1'' x 16' 7'' (5.21m x 5.05m)
Front aspect window, fireplace, slate floor, radiator, door to storage cupboard and further door to:
 
Snug: 12' 1'' x 10' 10'' (3.69m x 3.31m)
A cosy snug with a tall, south facing window, further side aspect window, fireplace with slate floor housing woodburner, fitted carpet, radiator, oak beams and ceiling light.  Door to Rear Lobby.
 
Kitchen/Family Room: 19' 5'' x 16' 3'' (5.91m x 4.95m) max
Fitted with a range of high quality eye and base level units with slate worksurfaces over incorporating Belfast sink.  A dual aspect modern kitchen with a period feel.  Chestnut flooring, halogen spotlights, uplighters, ceiling light, two radiators and sliding patio doors giving access to the decked area.  Door to:
Rear Lobby
Rear aspect window, door giving access to outside and further door to:
 
Utility/Cloakroom
Low level flush WC and wash hand basin.
 
FIRST FLOOR
Landing
Storage cupboard, fitted carpet and doors to:
 
Master Bedroom: 13' 7'' x 13' (4.13m x 3.97m)
Rear aspect window, fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and door to:
 
En-Suite Shower Room
Quality fitted en-suite featuring a walk-in slate tiled shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC.
 
Bedroom Two: 17' x 13' 4'' (5.19m x 4.06m)
South facing front aspect window with oak lintel over, fitted carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
 
Bedroom Three: 16' 10'' x 13' 11'' (5.12m x 4.23m) max
South facing front aspect window, fitted carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
 
Bedroom Four: 15' x 13' 1'' (4.57m x 3.98m) max
South facing front aspect window, fitted carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
 
Family Bathroom
Panel enclosed bath with shower attachment and cradle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC.  Heated towel rail.
 
OUTSIDE
The property is approached through a timber gate onto the front courtyard with central island with stone wall and shrubs.  The front courtyard has plenty of room for turning and parking.
 
Garage/Workshop: 24' 5'' x 15' 9'' (7.44m x 4.79m)
Accessed through double timber doors and provides ample parking.  This could be converted to an Annexe for a dependant relative (subject to the necessary planning).
 
The side lawn is a good size, surrounded by mature trees.  A passageway between the house and garage provides access to the rear garden with shrub borders, gravelled area, small lawn and a lovely decked area enjoying the afternoon sun.  There is a pedestrian path at the very rear, for one near neighbour, which his fenced off.
 
Boiler House: 13' x 9' 7'' (3.97m x 2.91m)
Custom built wood building housing the Bio Mass boiler system serving the central heating system.  This provides an environmentally friendly and economic solution to providing warmth throughout this character property.
 
TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
 
SERVICES
Mains water and electricity.  Private drainage.  Bio Mass boiler system to provide central heating.
 
AGENTS NOTE
The vendor has informed us that the property has an Electrical Safety Certificate dated April 2016.
 
COUNCIL TAX BAND
E.
 
EE RATING
F.
 
DIRECTIONS
From Bude proceed along the A30 towards Bideford, passing through the village of Kilkhampton.  After approximately two miles take the left turn at Crimp to Morwenstow.  On entering Shop take the first right turn passing the school, then take the next right again.  Take the next left turn and proceed into Brownspit where Brownspit Farm is the first property on the left hand side.
 
VIEWINGS
Please ring 01409 253888 to view this property and check availability before incurring travel time/costs.  FULL DETAILS OF ALL OUR PROPERTIES ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE www.kivells.com.
 

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