11 bedroom detached house for sale

Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning 5 bedroom barn conversion with annexe potential
  • Central cobbled courtyard with hot tub
  • 4 converted barns offering high quality self-catering holiday accommodation
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens with stream fed pond
  • In all about 3.8 acres

Full description

An excellent opportunity to purchase an established lifestyle business in a peaceful hamlet close to the rugged North Devon coastline. Originally Victorian stone farm buildings, the barns have been converted to high quality accommodation including a five bedroom owner's property and four barns used for self-catering holidays. Stunning panoramic views and charming landscaped gardens. In all about 3.8 acres. EPC TBC.

Introduction - Southole Barns are set around a cobbled central courtyard in a peaceful hamlet close to the rugged North Devon coastline. Originally Victorian stone farm buildings, the barns have been converted to high quality accommodation including a five bedroom owner's property and four barns used for self-catering holidays. There are stunning panoramic views across the surrounding countryside and charming landscaped gardens. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase an established lifestyle business in this beautiful part of North Devon.

Location - Southole Barns are set on a sheltered south-facing valley in the rural hamlet of Southole, just minutes from the spectacular South West Coast Path which provides uninterrupted cliff top and coastal walks along the rugged coastline renowned for its dramatic scenery and sea views. The property is about 1.5 miles from Welcombe Mouth beach and the village with its church, community shop and thatched public house.

Southole Barns overlook National Trust land and are close to the Hartland Heritage Coast. Hartland village, the setting for the BBC drama Sense and Sensibility, lies about 5 miles away and provides a thriving community with a range of amenities including post office, general stores, three character inns, reputable primary school, health centre and three churches. There are many attractions within the Hartland Peninsula in addition to the superb coastline including Hartland Abbey founded in 1157, the lighthouse at Hartland Point and the 16th Century quay with its shipwreck museum. The popular resort of Bude is about 14 miles away and the market town and port of Bideford is about 20 miles. The regional centre of Barnstaple is about 28 miles.

Windbury (Owner's Accommodation) - This stone built barn has been re-configured and extended by the current owners and offers high quality accommodation with a flexible layout. With plenty of character, the property is light and bright with many windows and sky lights. There are lovely panoramic countryside views.

Please see the floor plan for further detail but in brief the accommodation comprises: Entrance hall. Open to the stunning, hand built, solid oak kitchen with granite worktops, island unit and a vaulted ceiling. Sliding doors to the patio and garden beyond. Door to utility room with solid oak cupboards, granite worktops, larder cupboard and further cupboard housing the water treatment plant for the borehole water supply. Steps down from the kitchen to an inner hall with study off. Dual aspect living room open to the triple aspect sitting room with a feature pillar and elevated wood burning stove with slate hearth. Bedrooms 5 and 2 are currently configured as a play room and a work room with en-suite bathroom. However, these rooms would also make a superb 1 bedroom annexe.

On the first floor the master bedroom has built in wardrobes and there are two further bedrooms and a shower room. Landing with built-in wardrobes.

The gardens are set over a number of terraces and are landscaped with areas of lawn, a stream fed pond, mature trees and planting.

The Barns - All the barns are currently used for self-catering holidays and offer high quality, stylish accommodation. Three of the barns face onto the central, cobbled, courtyard where there is plenty of outdoor seating and a hot tub for guests to use and a gate leads to the car park.

Roseland (Sleeps 4) - A west facing, single storey barn conversion with two bedrooms (one double and one twin), dining room, shower room, galley kitchen, wood flooring throughout and a cosy and comfortable living room.

Greenway (Sleeps 4) - An upside down cottage with two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor. Open plan living room/dining room/kitchen on the first floor. Private enclosed courtyard garden.

Week St Mary (Sleeps 2) - On one level with an open plan kitchen/living room. Bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

Clovelly (Sleeps 2) - This Recently converted with an open plan kitchen/living room and bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Private patio area to front.

The Land - In addition to the landscaped gardens, which are set over a number of terraces, there is a gently sloping meadow enclosed by Cornish hedging. From this meadow there are stunning views across the surrounding countryside. There is a part gravelled lane and hard standing area which can be accessed via a 5 bar gate from the parish road. In all the land extends to approximately 3.8 acres.

Services - Private water supply (borehole), private drainage. Mains electricity, Oil fired central heating in the owner's accommodation and the holiday cottages.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council www.torridge.gov.uk

Outgoings - Windbury (owners accommodation) - Council Tax Band E
The barns have a Rateable Value of £12,750. Actual rates payable for 2018/19 £TBC

Directions - From Junction 27 of the M5 at Tiverton, take the A361 North Devon Link Road towards Barnstaple. Just before Barnstaple, turn left onto the A39 Atlantic Highway signposted Bude and Bideford. Continue past Bideford for about 15 miles, passing turnings for Clovelly and Hartland. Turn right at Welcombe Cross, signposted Welcombe.

After 1.5 miles, take the right fork signposted "Church", pass through Welcombe village, pass the church on the right and continue to the bottom of the hill. At the T-junction turn right signposted Southole and Elmscott. Proceed up the gentle hill and in the hamlet of Southole, the Barns can be seen on the right hand side at the head of the valley. The Barns are approached over a tarmac drive leading to the visitors parking area on the left. The staircase will lead you into the courtyard.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Stags on 01392 680058.

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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (22.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Holiday Complex Department, Exeter

21 Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1PR

01392 799175 Local call rate

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