4 bedroom detached house for saleBratton Fleming, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32
Sold STC £490,000
- FABULOUS DETACHED CHARACTERFUL VILLAGE PROPERTY
- MODERNISED AND UPDATED THROUGHOUT
- 4/5 BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION WITH 2 BATHROOMS AND GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
- 2 RECEPTION ROOMS - ONE WITH INGLENOOK FIREPLACE
- MODERN FITTED KITCHEN AND SEPARATE UTILITY ROOM
- OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING
- WOOD EFFECT PVCU DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS
- SUPERB GOOD SIZE GARDENS AND EXTENSIVE FAR REACHING VIEWS
- AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING WITH GARAGE
- POPULAR VILLAGE LOCATION
Situated within the popular, desirable village of Bratton Fleming, on the borders of the Exmoor National Park, this is a beautifully-presented detached period cottage that has been extended and now offers extremely spacious and inviting 4/5 bedroom accommodation which would ideally suit as a generous family home or alternatively part of the accommodation could be utilised for a dependent relative with a separate sitting room, shower room and access to the conservatory.
Since occupation, the vendors have completely modernised and updated the accommodation throughout. It now offers an abundance of characterful features throughout with exposed beams, Inglenook fireplace and deep window sills but still has the benefit of modern-day living with wood effect pvcu double glazing and oil fired central heating, ample off road parking and garage. There is a good size rear garden extensively stocked with a variety of established trees and plants in addition to far reaching views over the village towards open countryside and the sea beyond.
In brief the superb accommodation comprises: entrance hall with tiled floor, door leading to the garage and door to the pvcu double glazed rear conservatory with tiled floor and
overlooking the garden, French doors to the snug and door leading to the kitchen which is comprehensively fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units with ample working surfaces, sink unit, space and plumbing for dishwasher and fridge freezer, built-in electric double oven, 4-ring ceramic hob with extractor over, under cupboard lighting, dual aspect windows and breakfast bar. A door leads to the utility room with matching wall and base units, working surfaces over, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, tiled floor and a step up to the inner hall with useful understairs cupboard and stairs to first floor. There is a generous sitting room with 2 windows to the front, feature Inglenook fireplace with inset beam housing the multi-fuel room heater on a tiled hearth, bread oven, exposed beams, recessed display alcove with shelving to both sides and door to front. From the lounge a step leads down to the separate dining room with dual aspect windows and tiled floor.
From the inner hall a door leads to the snug with window to side and French doors to the conservatory. This room would be ideal for a dependent relative as it offers an adjoining ground floor shower room fitted with a modern white 3-piece suite comprising large corner shower cubicle, vanitory wash basin, w.c., majority tiled walls and tiled floor.
On the first floor landing is hatch access and ladder to the loft space which is mostly boarded. The master bedroom takes full advantage of the views with triple aspect windows enjoying far reaching views over the village towards open fields beyond. Bedroom 2, again with fine views towards open countryside, and with a range of built-in wardrobes and matching dressing table. Bedroom 3, a characterful room with an
exposed natural stone wall, built-in double wardrobes and recessed alcove with shelving. Bedroom 4 has built-in wardrobes and a window overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom 5 is currently being used as a study and is fitted with a range of book shelves and a matching desk/work station. There are two generous family bathrooms with the larger offering a 4-piece white suite with modern panelled bath, vanitory sink with mirror and inset lighting, shower cubicle, separate w.c., fully tiled walls and floor, built-in airing cupboard with radiator. The second bathroom has a lovely modern white suite with panelled bath, vanitory wash basin, w.c. and fully tiled walls and floor.
Outside, the property offers a generous double driveway providing ample off road parking. A 5-bar gate leads to a further area which could provide additional parking if required. There is a natural stone wall to the front and a side pedestrian gate leads to the stunning rear garden where the vendors have spent considerable time and expenditure in creating a truly exceptional garden. There is a 2-tiered decked area accessed from the conservatory, ideal for outdoor dining, and a large pond. A pathway leads to the garden which includes an extensive productive vegetable plot, screened to one side by a beech hedge, a quality greenhouse ( available by separate negotiation) a lovely lawned garden with seating area, which takes full advantage of the extensive and far reaching views, soft fruit areas including raspberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, strawberry beds, useful separate stone outbuilding divided into 2 store sheds, ideal for garden tools, fruit trees and a lovely wildlife pond. Outside tap. The gardens really are a fantastic feature of this property and for those purchasers who are keen gardeners and would like to enjoy the good life this is without doubt worthy of a full inspection. There is a garage powered and remote control up and over door and light connected. Outside oil fired boiler.
The village of Bratton Fleming is situated on the boundary of Exmoor National Park with its rugged coastline and the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth within easy reach. The village itself offers a village store, sports club, primary and pre-schools and village hall. Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance, or by a bus service, and offers a further range of shops, banks and leisure facilities. A branch railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St. David's and Exeter Central.
From Barnstaple proceed out of town on the Goodleigh Road, signposted to Bratton Fleming. Proceed into the village and continue through passing the Village Stores on the right hand side. On reaching the top where the road bends around to the left, bear right into Benton Road and continue for a short distance where the property will be seen on the left hand side with a for sale board displayed.
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