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8 bedroom bungalow for sale

Sterridge Valley, Berrynarbor, Devon, EX34

£625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented chalet bungalow
  • Impressive 2700sqft of accommodation
  • Picturesque and award winning location
  • Set in a plot of approximately half an acre with stream border
  • 8 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms
  • Arranged as 2 bungalows making ideal dual family occupation
  • Ample off road parking and double garage
  • First time onto the open market
  • Viewing advised to fully appreciate the overall accommodation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Holmleigh is a delightful detached chalet bungalow which has come to the market for the very first time. The original bungalow has been heavily extended and now offers a superb level of accommodation with 8 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms and offers ideal dual family occupancy with the property being set up as 2 individual bungalows. The accommodation is ideally arranged to suit a variety of uses, in particular as join family/annex accommodation with the internal accommodation being divided by one lockable internal door which gives the annex 3 bedrooms and the remainder of the accommodation 5 bedrooms. Holmleigh is set in the picturesque Sterridge Valley within the award winning village of Berrynarbor near the North Devon coast. The property sits in large grounds of approximately half an acre with a stream border to the front whilst to the rear it backs onto open woodland. Berrynarbor sits just a mile from the rugged North Devon coastline and is close to the larger village of Combe Martin and the coastal town of Ilfracombe is just 4 miles away. A regular winner of 'Best Kept Village', Berrynarbor's amenities include an old world pub, a primary school, church and small post office/general store. There are further facilities within the neighbouring towns and villages and North Devon's main trading centre being Barnstaple which is approximately 14 miles away and has many big name shops, rail link and direct access to the main A361 North Devon link road which joins the M5 at junction 27.

The accommodation itself is entered from 2 entrance halls at either end of the property with the accommodation connected out through the property. Entering the chalet bungalow from the door adjacent to the double garage there is a large spacious entrance hall with vaulted ceiling and Velux windows allowing in plenty of light, A door then leads directly into the double garage which has an electric double up and over door. From the garage to the rear there is a door leading into a useful utility room which has access to some loft space and within the utility room there is space and plumbing for a washer and dryer. There is also a base unit with work surface above and inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap.
Moving back into the main hallway there is a separate a w.c. with low level w.c. and corner wash hand basin,. Next to this there is an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank. From the hallway there is also a door leading into the master bedroom which has a range of fitted wardrobes and double glazed doors leading out to a raised decked area which is also accessed from the dining area. The master bedroom has a particularly spacious en suite with panel enclosed bath, fitted shower cubicle and modern bathroom furniture with inset wash hand basin and low level w.c.

Moving through to the heart of this property there is an open plan kitchen diner with double doors leading to further reception rooms. The kitchen is modern and comprises of base and eye level units with adjacent roll edge work surface and inset stainless steel sink with a built-in oven and microwave above. Within the work surface there is an inset halogen hob and extractor above, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. There are also additional display cabinets. From the kitchen is open plan leading through into the dining area which then has patio doors leading out to the raised decking area. From the dining area there are 2 panel glazed doors which then lead through to a large office/study and this room could be used for a variety of uses. It is again a bright and spacious room with 4 Velux windows, additional windows floor to ceiling and doors opening up onto the rear patio. Another set of double doors and a step up then lead into the lounge. This room has a real 'wow' factor and is double aspect with large opening windows and 2 sets of doors leading out onto the garden bringing the outside in within the summer months. This room also has a feature fireplace with inset multi-fuel fire. Moving back through the property from the kitchen there is a door leading through into a second lounge with additional doors opening onto the rear patio. There are then doors leading to 2 further bedrooms, both of these rooms have en suite shower rooms and ranges of built-in furniture. From the lounge there are then stairs that lead up to the first floor landing where there is a large landing area with Velux windows and built-in storage space. At either end of the landing there are bedrooms, one having built-in storage space and on the landing there is access to the bathroom which is shared for both bedrooms.

Moving back downstairs there is a lockable door which leads through to the additional accommodation which could be used as a main accommodation or as an annex to the bungalow itself. Through the door there is a utility room with a floor standing boiler and door giving access out to the rear patio. A further door then leads through to the kitchen which comprises of base and eye level units with adjacent work surface, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, built-in oven with microwave above and inset halogen hob with extractor above. There is also space within the kitchen for a fridge freezer. There is then a hallway with doors giving access to all further rooms. At the far end is an entrance lobby which then gives access to the second entrance to the property. Within the hallway is a useful storage cupboard together with a further airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. There is then a door to the lounge and 3 further bedrooms with one of the bedrooms having double glazed doors leading out to the rear patio. The internal accommodation is completed with a bathroom which comprises of a panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and shower cubicle with electric shower.
Outside, the property itself sits in a delightful plot of approximately half an acre and is approached via a 5 bar gate leading to a sweeping tarmacadam driveway. Once reaching the front of the property, it is the laid to an attractive brick block paving. Directly in front of the property there is parking for a number of vehicles and the driveway eventually leads up to the double garage. The front garden itself is mainly laid to level lawn where there is a stream border to the front boundary. Within the garden are various flowers and shrubs. There is then access from both sides of the property leading around to the rear garden and patio with the patio stretching the length of the garden which has been cleverly designed allowing most rooms at the rear of the bungalow to open out onto the patio and garden. Steps then lead up from the patio to a gentle sloping garden which again is mainly laid to lawn. At the far end of the garden there is then a bank and open woodland beyond.

Moving around to the side of the property there is the raised decked area and within the rear garden there are various flowers and shrubs.

We understand the property although having separate annex accommodation, there is one supply in for the utilities and is registered as one property for council tax. The telephone does have two separate lines. We also understand that the property runs off of two boilers for each part of the property.
Applicants are advised to proceed from our office in an easterly direction heading out of town on the A399 towards Combe Martin. Continue along the road passing Watermouth Castle and turning right sign posted Berrynarbor immediately opposite the Sawmills public house. Follow this road towards the centre of the village passing Mill Lane caravan park and taking the first right hand turn into the The Lees signposted Sterridge Valley. Follow this road passing the properties at The Lees and pass through the gap in the rocks and into Sterridge Valley. Continue along the road for approximately 300 yards where the entrance to Holmleigh will be found on the left hand side.


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