Superb coastal views from this attractive 3 bedroom 2 bathroom detached character cottage with .45 acres of gardens and very useful out buildings in the sought after hamlet of Higher Clovelly. EPC G Read more
Superb coastal views from this attractive 3 bedroom 2 bathroom detached character cottage with .45 acres of gardens and very useful out buildings in the sought after hamlet of Higher Clovelly. EPC G
Higher Clovelly is a small hamlet of properties located above the historic fishing village of Clovelly which is famous for its steep cobbled main street leading down to a very pretty harbour still used today by local fishermen. There is an excellent Inn with popular restaurant and guest accommodation down at the harbour and there are many events happening throughout the year in the village.
The property occupies a wonderful elevated position benefiting from superb far reaching views over open countryside to the Atlantic Ocean with Lundy Island clearly seen on the horizon in clear weather.
The hamlet of Higher Clovelly sits within an Area Of Outstanding Natural beauty on the North Devon Coastline close to the rural village of Hartland where there are local shops, a primary school and other facilities and there are some wonderful coves and secluded beaches close-by accessed along the coastal path.
The house has been sympathetically restored since the current owners purchased it and there aremany attractive features inside including exposed wooden beams, flagstone flooring and pretty stone fireplaces.
Sitting in delightful surrounding gardens of approximately .45 acre, the property is accessed via a quiet lane to a drive which leads up to the side of the house where there is parking for several vehicles.
There is an entrance porch at the side with flagstone flooring and a door opening into the kitchen.
The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of attractive custom built country style wood fronted units with glass fronted cabinets and there is an under stairs pantry. There is an oil fired Rayburn range sitting in an open inglenook fireplace which supplied the house with hot water and central heating, in addition to an integrated fridge, 4 ring electric hob, electric oven and there is a cupboard housing the hot water tank.
A door from the kitchen leads to a good sized triple aspect dining room which has double doors out to the garden.
The living room features wooden ceiling beams, a wood burning stove sitting in the fireplace and there are some storage cupboards.
There is a large utility room fitted with custom built storage units, slate flooring, a butlers sink and there is space for a washing machine and fridge freezer and a door out to the back garden.
Further to the ground floor is a lovely shower room with wet shower area and mosaic style tiling.
Upstairs from the landing is an access hatch to a part boarded loft space.
There is a master bedroom suite comprising a spacious walk through dressing room that could also make a useful study which leads into the bedroom area which has double doors opening to a wide wooden balcony giving fabulous far reaching views to the Atlantic Ocean, a wonderful place to relax and watch the sun setting towards Lundy Island.
Bedroom two has a cast iron fireplace surround and bedroom three has access to a useful storage area and under eaves area.
There is also a good size family bathroom with a corner bath, a wash hand basin set above a storage cabinet and there is some additional built in storage.
OUTSIDE The surrounding gardens offer a number of different areas. At the front is a level lawn with open aspect, a hedge and stone walled boundary and many shrubs and saplings, a small pond and various flower beds.
There is a vegetable plot on the western side of the house with vegetable beds. At the back is a raised area ideal for a drying, with washing line.
Adjacent to the main house is a large 28' x 12' brick built workshop with light and power and stairs up to a loft area. This building has endless possibilities as a work space, office, gym etc or subject to planning permission, could offer possibilities to convert into accommodation. Attached to this is a wood store, there is a single garage/store, a wooden shed, and a large Nissen hut currently used for garden equipment storage and chicken pen.
Living Room18'4" x 13'3" (5.59m x 4.04m).
Dining Room17'1" x 11' (5.2m x 3.35m).
Kitchen Breakfast Room15'6" x 14'11" (4.72m x 4.55m).
Utility Room13'1" x 10'3" (3.99m x 3.12m).
Master Bedroom17'2" x 11'5" (5.23m x 3.48m).
Dressing Room/Study15'5" x 11' (4.7m x 3.35m).
Bedroom 210'4" x 10'2" (3.15m x 3.1m).
Bedroom 312'4" x 7'10" (3.76m x 2.39m).
Storage Area10'7" x 6'6" (3.23m x 1.98m).
Workshop28'3" x 12' (8.6m x 3.66m).
Nissen Hut26' Long (7.92m Long).
From the A39 Heywood Road roundabout at Bideford, head westwards towards Bude. Pass through Horns Cross and Bucks Cross and at the mini roundabout at Clovelly Cross take the right turn towards Clovelly. Drive down the hill and take the second turning on the right into Wrinkleberry Lane and the driveway to the property is immedietly on the right.