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Sterridge Valley, Berrynarbor, Devon, EX34

3 bedroom house for sale

detached House, Fine and Country

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

1 Receptions

Key Features

  • Immaculately presented charming characterful "Chocolate Box" cottage
  • Sought after location in the picturesque tree lined Sterridge Valley
  • Large gardens and grounds of around 1.75 acres including an area of woodland
  • Cosy character lounge with inglenook fireplace and former bread oven
  • Beautifully fitted 16' x 13' kitchen/family room with an original slate floor
  • Master bedroom with ornamental fireplace and en-suite shower room/w.c.
  • 2 Further good sized bedrooms
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Large level lawned formal gardens with stream boundary
  • Parking area for 5 - 6 cars
  • Attractive landscaped further lawned garden with green house
  • Approximately 1 1/2 acres of woodland with attractive winding pathways throughout
  • Walking distance of the village amenities which include pub, primary schools, post office and general store
  • Ideal as a permanent residence or high quality holiday home/holiday let
  • Must be viewed internally to appreciate the style, quality, character & charm on offer
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Property Description

Derrivale is an immaculately presented, charming and characterful cottage situated in a sought after picturesque location in the tree lined Sterridge Valley on the outskirts of the award winning picture post card village of Berrynarbor on the North Devon coast. The cottage sits in its own large gardens and grounds which amount to approximately 1.75 acres and includes formal landscaped lawned gardens, vegetable plot and a large area of woodland which has meandering footpaths running through. There is plenty of off road parking for 5/6 cars.

The Sterridge Valley is located 2 miles from the coast and offers considerable peace and quiet and delightful rural views. Berrynarbor is an attractive Olde Worlde picture post card village and has won several awards over the years for the "Best Kept Village" and from Britain in Bloom. The amenities include a primary school which continues to receive the 'outstanding' Ofsted rating, several public houses serving food, a community post office/general stores and a church. The village also has a thriving community with many social clubs and events taking place throughout the year.

Barnstaple, which is North Devon's main trading centre is approximately 14 miles away and has many of the big name shops, a rail link to Exeter which connects directly with the major stations in London, and also has direct access onto the A361 North Devon Link Road which joins the M5 at junction 27 (Tiverton).

This delightful family home has been extensively improved and tastefully modernised over recent years and is packed full of high quality fixtures and fittings all complimented by a wealth of period features and charm. The superb kitchen has charm aplenty with its flagstone flooring and feature chimney breast. The characterful lounge provides a cosy relaxing space and has an imposing feature inglenook fireplace with a former bread oven and a wood burner. There is a 'practical' area too with a good sized utility room and a ground floor cloakroom/wc.

On the first floor the 3 bedrooms are all generously sized with the master bedroom having its own en-suite shower room with high quality contemporary fittings. The family bathroom has also been modernised to a high standard and tastefully fitted with a contemporary suite featuring a roll topped standalone bathtub.

Outside, there are large beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds which amount to around 1.75 acres in total. Immediately adjacent to the cottage is a delightfully landscaped area of garden which comprises of terraced lawns interspersed with a wide variety of colourful shrubs, bushes, flowering trees and plants which area awash with vibrant colours throughout the spring and summer seasons. Pathways meander through this area which extends out a considerable distance away from the cottage and on to a productive vegetable garden with three greenhouses and shed and numerous raised beds for growing the veg. Further on, there is another area of landscaped garden again with an abundance of colourful planting.

There is a 'woodland walk' at the rear of the gardens with the grounds extending up and away from the cottage and having a series of winding footpaths traversing through the mature trees.

On the opposite side of the road, there is a large gravelled parking area for several vehicles and adjacent to the parking area is a gabled roof Victorian former tap house with store shed behind. There is a further large and level area of formal lawned garden with mature trees and shrubs and pretty flowerbeds throughout. The garden backs onto a stream with a backdrop of further wooded hillsides and located down near the stream is a paved patio area with a gazebo over which provides a tranquil and picturesque area to sit and enjoying the wonderful countryside and wildlife that surrounds.

The gardens are perfect for those who love outdoor life and as there is so much space there are a wide variety of outdoor pursuits that can be enjoyed from the grounds whether that is growing your own produce, enjoying the woodland walk and wildlife or for the kids to run around enjoy. There are areas to sit, relax and unwind, enjoy a family barbeque or just lie back and enjoy the sun!

This beautiful cottage is ideal as a family home in an idyllic location but would also make a fantastic holiday letting cottage as well. The true splendour of the location can only be fully appreciated when visiting this delightful spot.

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