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Mortehoe, Woolacombe

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Key features

  • Hall, Through Sitting & Dining Room
  • Through Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room, Shower Room
  • 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Cloakroom
  • Craft Room/Study, Gas C.H.
  • Superb front line sea views
  • Detached Beach Lodge
  • Offering En Suite Bedroom 5
  • Detached two storey barn
  • Balconies & Terraces

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial semi detached Edwardian residence which offers tastefully modernised, versatile and well presented accommodation, together with detached lodge, separate detached barn & hillside gardens/terraces, all enjoying fabulous frontline sea views and just across the road from Grunta Beach. Hall, Double through Sitting/Dining Room, Double through Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Shower Room, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Cloakroom, Craft Room/Study. The Lodge accommodates another en suite bathroom. The barn makes an ideal studio/office/leisure building. EPC Band E


Situation And Amenities - Victoria House is set above the road on high ground and enjoys stunning frontline sea views as well as breath taking sunsets. The property is literally across the road from Grunta Beach (which can be accessed only by foot) and is surrounded by land in the ownership of the National Trust. Mortehoe which features several tea rooms and pubs, a 13th century church and Mortehoe heritage centre which recounts the area's rich maritime history, is within healthy walking distance. Mortehoe is also the starting point of many scenic walks along this dramatic stretch of coast line and there is a path directly opposite to Mortepoint. Just North of the village, and reached only by foot is Rockham beach, lying at the base of a 100ft cliff, an ideal location for a peaceful day on the beach. The coastal village of Woolacombe is a short distance and is popular with both families and surfers alike due to its 3 mile long golden sandy beach. Woolacombe offers an interesting choice of shops, bars and restaurants and the famous surfing beaches of Croyde, Putsborough and Saunton (also with Championship golf course) are all within easy reach. North Devon’s Regional Centre, at Barnstaple, is about 13 ½ miles and offers top high street names and independent stores/boutiques as well as live theatre and North Devon district hospital. At Barnstaple, the A361 gives access in a further 45 minutes or so, to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway at Tiverton and where Tiverton Parkway allows a fast service of trains to London Paddington in about 2 hours. Exmoor National Park is about half an hour by car, the nearest International Airports are at Bristol and Exeter.

Directions - At Mullacott roundabout take the first exit heading towards Woolacombe and Mortehoe on the B343. Continue on this road for approximately 2 ½ miles then take the turning right sign posted Mortehoe. Continue along this road and you will eventually come to the village. Drive through the main centre and continue down the hill, the property will be found on the left hand side set above the road well before the Lundy House Hotel on the right.

Services - All mains services, gas central heating.

Description - A substantial 3 storey semi-detached Edwardian residence which presents painted, rendered elevations (only just re-rendered with a 3 part latex system), with double glazed windows beneath a slate roof. The property offers tastefully, modernised, versatile and well presented accommodation. The property is sold together with Beach House, a detached timber lodge beneath a felted and lead roof with double glazed windows and doors, this replaced another structure about 15 years ago and provides an additional en-suite bedroom 5 suitable for Air B&B or other uses such as studio/office/leisure etc. There is a designated private sun terrace. Beneath this is a double garage and workshop and additional parking bay. Externally there are various terraces and courtyards as the garden follows the hill side and at a higher level a charming detached two storey period barn of brick beneath a slate roof also with double glazed windows, this is currently used as cinema/reading/music room/gym but offers potential for a variety of other uses.

Ground Floor - Pillared ENTRANCE PORCH and front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY half glazed door to ENTRANCE HALL solid wood flooring, original ornate plaster work, cupboard under stairs. Through SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM separated by a pair of folding double doors, the dining room features a slate fireplace with coal effect gas fire, bay window with fantastic sea views, ornate plaster cornice and picture rail. The sitting room has an Art Deco style wooden fireplace also fitted with coal effect gas fire, tiled hearth, pair of French doors to rear courtyard, ornate plaster cornice and picture rail. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM another spacious through room featuring bay window once again with fine sea views, Junkers solid wood flooring throughout, within the breakfast area there is ample space for a table, range of over head fitted wall cupboards, floating shelves, polished cast iron fire surround with coal effect gas fire, ornate plaster cornice and picture rail, open archway to kitchen zone, with excellent range of units by John Lewis, in a country cream painted wooden theme with wooden knob handles and solid Iroko worksurfaces incorporating Franke 1½ bowl moulded sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, Smeg 5 ring gas hob, Bosch brushed stainless steel cooker hood, AEG double oven and grill, space for fridge freezer, matching central island/breakfast bar with drawers and cupboards beneath, half glazed door to garden, walk in shelved larder. UTILITY ROOM with cupboard under stairs, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, range of fitted storage cupboards. SHOWER ROOM shower cubicle, WC, basin, strip light/shaver point, medicine cabinet, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

First Floor - Half LANDING French doors to sun deck/balcony. CLOAKROOM WC, basin, vanity unit, wall cupboards. MAIN LANDING. BEDROOM 1 ornamental Art Nouveau fireplace, pair of French doors and glass Juliet balcony allowing superb sea views. EN-SUITE BATHROOM in a contemporary and stylish theme featuring acrylic tub bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, drawers beneath, shaver point, tiled walls, wood effect flooring, heated towel rail. BEDROOM 2 double aspect with window seat and once again French doors allow access to glass Juliet balcony and fine sea views. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, drench and hand held units, WC, recessed shelving above, his and her circular basins with vanity cupboards beneath, shaver point, tiled walls, wood effect flooring, heated towel rail. DOUBLE AIRING CUPBOARD housing hot water cylinder and also gas fired boiler. BEDROOM 3 range of built in cupboards.

Second Floor - CRAFT ROOM/STUDY with velux window, fitted work station. BEDROOM 4 two velux windows.

Outside - Immediately adjacent to the lane is the DOUBLE GARAGE with electric roller door, power and light connected, room for work bench, there is an additional parking bay in front. Steps then lead up to the front door adjacent to which is a paved terrace with stone retaining wall below inset with a blue bottle motif set within flintstones. To the left of the property there is a terrace above the garage with galvanised and wired balustrade from which there are some of the best of the views. At the back of this is the BEACH HOUSE which has French doors, built in wardrobe, blue coastal wood effect flooring, electric wall heater, built in wardrobe and EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, WC, basin. Adjacent externally is a double electric socket and a shed to the rear. A pathway and steps then lead up to the next level where there is a galleried deck once again with superb views and lower galleried terrace. The DETACHED BARN has a pair of French doors which access ROOM 1 on the ground floor with power and light connected, wooden staircase topped by a wooden gallery to level 2 and ROOM 2 Velux window as well as double glazed window allowing the best view of all. To the right of the barn there is a further gravelled garden, a feature arch cave style area and exposed bedrock above.


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30 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1RP

Stags estate and letting agents office in Barnstaple is in a high profile location, centrally situated close to Butcher's Row and the Pannier Market, and diagonally opposite the Queens Theatre. The office conducts the sale and letting of all town, village and country property and land throughout North Devon.

As the regional office, Barnstaple works closely with Stags' two other North Devon offices at Bideford and South Molton. The Barnstaple office covers an area from Instow to West Exm

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