A former Devon Longhouse set in generous gardens and grounds with ample parking and a large stone and block barn currently used as a workshop. EPC Rating F Read more
A former Devon Longhouse set in generous gardens and grounds with ample parking and a large stone and block barn currently used as a workshop. EPC Rating F
A spacious former Devon Longhouse offering a wealth of period features throughout including open fireplaces, exposed beams and many original floorboards.
The property was substantially extended to incorporate an adjoining stone building in addition to the house being modernised and updated throughout to include a luxuriously appointed kitchen, utility, a large double glazed conservatory overlooking the gardens encompassing fabulous countryside views and extremely versatile and adaptable accommodation which could quite easily suit as 2-family occupation, if required.
Outside there are generous gardens and grounds, ample parking and a large stone block barn which would be ideal as a workshop or potential as garaging.
The property is situated on the outskirts of the Exmoor National Park and accessed via a no-through country lane which gives access to a small cluster of properties and is within easy driving distance of the popular villages of Challacombe and Bratton Fleming.
In brief the accommodation comprises: entrance porch, entrance hall giving access to the dual aspect music room with Inglenook fireplace housing a wood burner, exposed beams; a truly charming characterful room.The hall also gives access to the boiler room housing the oil fired boiler providing central heating, wall mounted wash basin, slate floor and door leading through to the cloakroom with w.c., and slate floor.The dining room, again a superb double aspect room, with original exposed wide floorboards, exposed beams, recessed wall cupboard, under stairs cupboard and large Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove with light over and door leading to the boot/wet room with built-in cupboards and shelved units, wall mounted porcelain sink, fitted shower, chrome towel rail/radiator and a door leading to outside.From the rear lobby a door gives access to the utility room, comprehensively fitted with a range of units with inset Butler sink and marble work surfaces, plumbing and space for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, tiled floor and a door to outside. There is a fabulous open plan kitchen with double aspect windows and doors to both front and rear.The kitchen offers a range of cream-fronted Shaker-style wall and base units with marble working surfaces, beamed ceiling, recess with Aga cook and heat stove, 2-ring Neff LPG hob, double inset Butler sink, integrated appliances to include fridge/ freezer, fridge and dishwasher.The kitchen opens through to a large dining area allowing ample space for a dining table, there is a large fitted unit with marble work surface and cupboards below, folding doors to the rear conservatory and a door giving access to the study with views to the rear.The conservatory has a slate tiled floor, wood framed hardwood double glazed units and 3 sets of French doors leading to the garden, wood burning stove.
From the dining area, a door leads to the double aspect family room with vaulted ceiling, exposed A-frames, part glazed doors leading to steps to outside and lovely views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.Stairs lead up to the office/bedroom 6 with Dimplex wall mounted heater, a useful storage cupboard and a door to a shower room with 3-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, wash basin and w.c.Also from the family room a short flight of steps rise to the guest bedroom with exposed beams, built-in wardrobes and far reaching views.There is an ensuite bathroom with panelled bath, shower cubicle, w.c., radiator/towel rail and door to airing cupboard.
From the main entrance hall stairs lead to the main landing which gives access to bedroom 1 with an ensuite shower room with a 3-piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle, wash basin and w.c.Bedrooms 4 and 5 both have wash handbasins and there is a further inner landing with door to airing cupboard and access to the bathroom with bath with mixer shower attachment. vanitory wash basin and w.c.Bedroom 3, a large double room, has the benefit of a walk-in storage cupboard and an ensuite shower room with 3-piece suite with Mira shower, wash basin and w.c.
Outside, there is a useful store shed with wash basin and w.c.Further store shed. The property is approached through double gates leading to a generous parking and turning area with a large detached stone and block workshop with a lean-to.The gardens at the rear of the workshop offer a hen house with poultry run, extensive gently sloping grassed areas with stream running through and a variety of fruit trees, small copse area - all surrounded by Devon hedge banks.To the west of the property are further grounds and at the lowest point a bog garden. To the rear of the property is a raised lawned area of garden, again with mature shrubs, trees and plants and a large patio area, ideal for outdoor dining. The small hamlet of Stowford borders the village of Bratton Fleming on the boundary of Exmoor National Park with its rugged coastline and the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth within easy reach.Bratton Fleming 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.
ENTRANCE PORCH5'2" x 3'4" (1.57m x 1.02m).
ENTRANCE HALL7'3" x 5'6" (2.2m x 1.68m).
MUSIC ROOM20' (6.1m) x 12'10" (3.91m) (max) narrowing to 9'3" (2.82m).
BOILER ROOM8'3" x 5'6" (2.51m x 1.68m).
CLOAKROOM3'4" x 3'2" (1.02m x 0.97m).
DINING ROOM15'4" (4.67m) x 11'9" (3.58m) narrowing to 8'5" (2.57m).
BOOT ROOM/ WET ROOM10'7" x 7'8" (3.23m x 2.34m).
UTILITY ROOM11'9" x 6'11" (3.58m x 2.1m).
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN18'1" x 9'9" (5.51m x 2.97m).
DINING AREA17'5" x 14'2" (5.3m x 4.32m).
STUDY17'9" x 6'6" (5.4m x 1.98m).
CONSERVATORY18'1" x 9'7" (5.51m x 2.92m).
FAMILY ROOM16'3" x 14'7" (4.95m x 4.45m).
OFFICE/BEDROOM 69'10" x 9'3" (3m x 2.82m).
SHOWER ROOM9'10" x 4'10" (3m x 1.47m).
GUEST BEDROOM SUITE12' x 11'5" (3.66m x 3.48m).
ENSUITE BATHROOM12'11" x 5'5" (3.94m x 1.65m).
BEDROOM 118'10" (max) x 11'5" (5.74m (max) x 3.48m).
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM6'4" x 6'2" (1.93m x 1.88m).
BEDROOM 414'2" x 8'4" (4.32m x 2.54m).
BEDROOM 511'11" x 10'3" (3.63m x 3.12m).
FAMILY BATHROOM10'2" x 6'9" (max) (3.1m x 2.06m (max)).
BEDROOM 313'3" (Max) x 13'8" (4.04m (Max) x 4.17m).
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM6'3" x 6'2" (1.9m x 1.88m).
STORAGE CUPBOARD6'2" x 7' (1.88m x 2.13m).
WORKSHOP42' x 15' (12.8m x 4.57m).
LEAN-TO42' x 7'6" (12.8m x 2.29m).
COUNCIL TAX BANDG - NDDC.
SERVICES Private water supply, electricity.Private drainage.Oil fired central heating
Proceed through Bratton Fleming and continue following directions to Lynton and Lymouth on the A399.After just over a mile turn left signposted to Exmoor Zoo and after half a mile turn right signposted to Stowford.Follow this lane towards to the bottom and the property will be found on the left hand side with for sale board and nameplate displayed.