4 bedroom detached house for saleBrayford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32
Sold STC £599,950
- Individual detached Period Cottage
- Superb contemporary finish throughout
- 4 Bedrooms
- Family bathroom, 2 Ensuites & Wet room
- 19ft Living room
- 21ft Dining room
- High quality Kitchen/Breakfast room
Surely one of the best examples of a country home currently on the market, this very attractive DETACHED COTTAGE enjoys a private yet easily accessible location and it stands in 3 ACRES of landscaped gardens and grounds. With far reaching southerly views over the surrounding countryside.
The central double fronted stone section was the original Cottage which was extended on one side by the previous owners and in 2007 the present owners added their own 2 storey extension and over the following years they comprehensively refurbished the Cottage including rewiring and replumbing.
With the benefits of UPVc DOUBLE GLAZING, UPVc SOFFITS AND FACIAS, recessed lighting and oil fired RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING, the accommodation is in excellent decorative order and it is very light and bright with all the main rooms enjoying southerly views. On the GROUND FLOOR there is an ENTRANCE PORCH with a slate tiled floor, a vaulted ceiling and a part glazed door to the DINING ROOM with a large brick fireplace having a slate hearth and a woodburning stove, a very impressive oak balustrade staircase, a study area and a smoke alarm. From the dining room there is access to the LIVING ROOM with a stone fireplace housing a wood burning stove, part natural stone exposed walling, a contemporary radiator, two UPVc double glazed sets of doors providing views and access to the deck, and 2 ceiling lights. From the other end of the dining room, a small pane glazed door provides access to the a FITTED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with a built in 'Belfast' sink, an extensive range of drawer and cupboard base units with granite work surfaces, glazed and solid door eye level wall units, an integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer with decor panels, a built in 'Rangemaster' stove with electric ovens and a gas hob having an extractor hood over, underfloor heating extensively tiled wall surfaces, a slate floor and a UPVc part glazed door to the patio. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a UTILITY ROOM with a large built in sink having cupboards under, eye level wall cupboards, a tall storage unit, plumbing for a washing machine, a slate floor, and a UPVc part glazed stable door giving access to the patio. From the utility, there is a door to a WET ROOM with fully tiled walls, a tiled floor, a thermostatic shower and a chrome ladder style radiator.
On the FIRST FLOOR there is an attractive split landing with 4 windows, a smoke alarm and an airing cupboard. The MASTER BEDROOM has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and spotlights and there is an ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large stone tile and glass cubicle with a thermostatic shower, an oblong wash basin, wc, exposed beams and spotlights, a chrome ladder style radiator and stone tile walls.
BEDROOM 2 is a large double, BEDROOM 3 has timber flooring, a built in double wardrobe, a contemporary radiator and an ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large glass and tiled cubicle having a spa massage shower, a circular basin, fully tiled walls, a chrome ladder style radiator and a tiled floor. BEDROOM 4 has two double and one single built in wardrobes, and a hatch to the roof void. There is a FAMILY BATHROOM with a roll top bath having shower mixer taps, a built in basin with cupboards under, a wc, a tiled floor and a SEPERATE SHOWER CUBICLE with a glass door and a thermostatic shower.
A 5 bar gate provides access to a large tarmac parking area and an ATTACHED GARAGE 17'4" x 13'9" with double timber doors, electric light and power, an oil fired central heating boiler, the water treatment and storage system and a door to an ATTACHED STORE 8'9" x 8' with electric light and power.
The grounds extend to 3 ACRES there is a small stream with a series of small ponds and foot bridges bordering the lawn area of the grounds. Around the house there are very attractive slate patios and a timber deck positioned to take full advantage of the views. there is an extensive lawn, mature trees and large well stocked flower and shrub beds. To the left of the house there is a large paddock area with a separate road access, a timber greenhouse, a poly tunnel and a modern timber stable and store with electric light and power. There is a fenced copse area with a pig sty and there are other smaller natural areas of the grounds. In various locations there are quiet sitting areas positioned to take advantage of the views and there is a small orchard.
Situated close to the historic Bray Valley with its links to the production of iron ore dating back to the Romans and Celts, the Cottage is just 2 miles from the Village of Brayford and 4 miles from the Village of Goodleigh. The property is also well placed for access to the regional centre of Barnstaple (6.5 miles), the busy market town of South Molton (7 miles) and the North Devon link road (A361 - 6miles) which provides a quick route to Tiverton (18 miles) the M5 and National rail links. Within easy reach of the well known West Buckland public school and set on the fringes of Exmoor National Park, the property is also within easy driving distance of the rugged North Devon coast. The area offers a complete range of outdoors pursuits including cycling, walking, horse riding, golf at Saunton, Libbaton and High Bullen, and fishing on the river Mole and Taw.
From our office, leave the Square via Barnstaple Street and stay on this road until it meets the A361 at Aller Cross. At this roundabout go straight over and take the exit marked Brayford and Blackmoor Gate. Stay on this road for approximately 5 miles and take the left turn to Barnstaple. Follow this road up the hill for approximately 2 miles and take the third turn on the right 0.2 miles from Kimbland Cross. The Cottage is the first property on the left.
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