An attractive and tastefully presented 3 bedroom detached character barn conversion in a splendid secluded location with impressive 1 bedroom annexe and gardens, grounds and woodland of about 1 acre. EPC C Read more
An attractive and tastefully presented 3 bedroom detached character barn conversion in a splendid secluded location with impressive 1 bedroom annexe and gardens, grounds and woodland of about 1 acre. EPC C
This spacious barn conversion is approximately 2 miles from the thriving village of Shebbear which has a good range of facilities including a shop and post office, doctor's surgery, garages, public house, primary school and the historic and highly regarded independent Shebbear College. Shebbear also has good bus links with all the major towns in the vicinity.
The property occupies a delightfully secluded and quiet position in a wonderful rural location, surrounded by splendid open countryside with some beautiful are reaching views.
The property is not only attractive on the outside, but tastefully presented inside with a neutral decor, beamed ceilings and plenty of natural light flooding in, making this a very comfortable home in a lovely setting.Another benefit of the property is that it is relatively low cost to run as it has an excellent energy rating because of the photovoltaic panels on the roof, providing cheap electricity and Upvc double glazed windows.
White Owl Cottage is approached via a drive shared with a neighbouring property and there is a tarmacked parking area for several cars in front of the detached double garage and annexe and steps lead down to the property.
The accommodation provides a delightful garden room with lovely views of the garden and also double doors out to a patio and the garden.
There is a cosy and spacious living room with beamed ceiling and a fireplace at one end with a wood burning stove and there is a door leading out to the garden. Beyond the living room is a dining room/bedroom 4 with a double aspect and views of the garden.
The kitchen is well-fitted with an attractive range of Italian oak eye-level and base units, with Corian worktops including a breakfast bar and double sinks. There is a large Stoves electric range with 7 plate induction hob (which can be purchased under separate negotiations), an integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher and space for a washing machine. From the kitchen is a door to a cloakroom.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, a small dressing area and an ensuite wet shower room. Bedroom two is a double aspect bedroom and bedroom 3 has a door out to a small balcony. The bathroom is fitted with a white 3 piece suite.
THE ANNEXE The impressive annexe is above the large double garage and has entrances from both within the garage and from steps outside.This annexe would be ideal for anyone requiring dual occupancy or the need for additional accommodation.
There is a large 27'5 x 17' living room with a range of modern oak kitchen units at one end with an integrated 4 ring electric hob and oven, a fridge freezer and space for a washing machine. The double bedroom is 18' x 9'6 and there is a large adjacent bathroom with modern white suite.
THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS Extending to approximately an acre and surrounding the house are the gardens. They comprise of a large area of lawn with established tree borders and superb far reaching views from the top. There is a greenhouse and various well-stocked flower beds containing a variety of shrubs, saplings and flowering plants. Immediately adjacent to the house is a secluded patio, an ideal place for summer barbeques, there is a garden shed, and a level lawn leading to a nature pond and small area of woods.
Living Room23'11" x 13'6" (7.3m x 4.11m).
Dining Room14'4" x 10'9" (4.37m x 3.28m).
Kitchen19'4" x 9'8" (5.9m x 2.95m).
Garden Room15'6" x 10'1" (4.72m x 3.07m).
Bedroom 115'2" x 14'1" (4.62m x 4.3m).
Bedroom 216'7" x 8'2" (5.05m x 2.5m).
Bedroom 314'4" x 10'10" (4.37m x 3.3m).
Ensuite Shower Room
Living-Dining-Kitchen27'5" x 16'11" (8.36m x 5.16m).
Bedroom18' x 9'6" (5.49m x 2.9m).
Bathroom9'6" x 9'6" (2.9m x 2.9m).
Garage-Workshop26' x 25' (7.92m x 7.62m).
From Bideford Quay, proceed on the A386 towards Torrington and after crossing the bridge at Landcross, turn right onto the A388. Proceed to Stibb Cross, passing through the villages of Saltrens and Frithelstock Stone and at the junction at Stibb Cross, turn right continuing on the A388 towards Holsworthy and Bude. Proceed on this road passing the Woodford Bridge Country Club and at the top of the hill turn left towards Thornbury. Stay on this road and take the second turning on the left (there is a signpost saying Thornbury 1 mile). At the next T junction, turn left, up the hill and the entrance to the property is on the right after about 300 yards.