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6 bedroom detached house to rent

Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Let Agreed £1,100 pcm| £254 pw fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Reduced on Rightmove: 09 February 2012 (2049 days ago)

Key features

  • Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Snug
  • Sitting Room
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Shower and Bathroom
  • Gardens and Storage
  • Paddocks and Stables available by negotiation

Full description

LET AGREED Grade II Listed Farmhouse with outstanding views. Kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, snug, sitting room. 6 bedrooms, shower and bathroom. Gardens and storage. Paddocks and stables available by negotiation. Available Now.


Fronting a little used country lane in a timeless and tranquil hamlet on the western fringe of Exmoor National Park, within easy access of excellent walking and riding countryside, not to mention the unspoilt rugged North Devon coastline. Parracombe village is about 2.5 miles and offers Post Office / shop, church, village hall, primary school and Fox and Goose public house known for its good food within the area. More extensive shopping facilities and amenities are available at the coastal village of Combe Martin, about 4 miles, and twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth, about 7 miles. Further afield, the coastal town of Ilfracombe is about 11 miles, offering more extensive shopping and leisure facilities including supermarkets, theatre, cinema and indoor swimming pool along with secondary school, and a range of pubs and restaurants including Damien Hirsts 11 The Quay overlooking Ilfracombe Harbour. Further facilities can be found at Barnstaple, about 12 miles, which is the commercial centre of North Devon including shopping, cinema, supermarkets, leisure centre, college, North Devon Regional Hospital and is also famous for its Victorian Pannier Market and Butchers Row.

Road access is good with the North Devon Link Road (A361) located at South Molton, giving some dual carriageway to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27, where Tiverton Parkway Railway Station also allows access to London Paddington is approximately 2 hours.

Higher Cowley is approached via a stone drive with a parking and turning area. A small gate into a paved patio area and outstanding views to the moor.
Sliding patio doors, into

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room

With slate tiled floor throughout, woodburner set into large fireplace. Kitchen comprising: pine base units with pine cupboards above and glass fronted display cabinets, five ring Neff electric hob with large oven below, built in dishwasher, two butler sinks, built in microwave, built in fridge/freezer. Windows to the front and rear of the house. Radiator. Wooden stable door into

Utility Room

With tiled floor. Oil fired boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Butler sink. Door to outside. Cast iron spiral staircase to loft storage area. Window.

From the kitchen slate steps down to

Entrance Hall

Stable door to boot room, with shelves and slate floor. Door out to the front of the property. Entrance hall has small butler sink and coat hooks. Double doors with stone steps down into


A lovely dual aspect room having been newly painted. Fire place with oil fired Rayburn. Windows to front and back. Door to inner hall.

Inner Hall

With slate floor, half glazed door to front entrance porch with storage cupboards, door out to the front.
Doors off the inner hall to

Sitting Room

With steps down to a good size room with large inglenook fireplace with woodburner. Two good sized windows with deep window sill, carpet, radiator, wall lights.

Downstairs Bedroom

A bright double room with radiator. Windows looking out to the moor.

Downstairs Bathroom

Comprising of corner bath, corner shower unit with mira shower, WC, and hand basin. Slate floor, electric towel radiator and window.

Rear Hall

Slate steps to stairway, door into

Shower Room

Comprising of large shower unit, WC and hand basin. Electric towel radiator, fan heater, mirror, small window to outside.

Carpeted Staircase To Landing Areas

Door into

2nd Landing

With blanked fireplace. Doors off to

Master Bedroom

Large double room, triple aspect with radiator and small storage cupboard with slatted shelves.

Bedroom Two

Double rooms with radiator and window. Carpets.

Bedroom Three

Double room with radiator, window and carpets.

Main Landing Area

With windows looking out to moor. Doors to

Bedroom Four

Double room with window seat, carpets, radiator.

Bedroom Five

Single room, with window overlooking the front. Radiator.


To the front of the property is a patio area, with slate slabs, small raised borders which have been planted up. Small garden gate into lawned garden, with fruit trees. Good size open fronted barn and dog kennel.

Agents Notes

Available by separate negotiation is the following:
4.4 acres currently laid out to 2 main paddocks, large chicken coops with runs, level area suitable for menage, two pig pens.
Driveway leading down to stables, with two good sized stables and joining tack room, separate feed store and undercover cart shed.


Mains electric. Private water and drainage. Council Tax Band F.


From the A361 North Devon Link Road at the Aller Cross roundabout take the turning north on to the A399 signed Blackmoor Gate. Stay on this road passing through the village of Brayford and continue on to Blackmoor Gate, go straight ahead at the cross roads taking the first turning on the right approx. mile continue along this road at the next cross roads turn left and continue down the hill and you will see Higher Cowley Farm on the right (large black gates).

Rental Term And Payment

Available Now for an initial 6 months on a renewable Assured Shorthold Tenancy. Unfurnished. RENT: 1100.00 PCM exclusive of all charges. DEPOSIT: 2500.00 returnable at the end of the tenancy. All deposits for a property let through Stags are held on their clients account and administered in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and the Dispute Service. References required. No DSS or smokers. Pets & children considered.


Strictly by appointment with Stags Lettings Department on 01769 575248.

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