An outstanding modern detached house of character & quality offering over 9,000 sq ft of very well presented accommodation including; 6 Bedrooms, Extensive Reception Areas, Recreation Room 44' x 28', Self Contained Apartment, Garaging etc Probably one of the largest modern homes in North Devon. EPC Band C.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
The property is quietly situated in an exclusive residential location and from the upper floors, there are distant views towards Braunton Burrows and the Coast. The centre of the village is within walking distance and offers a good range of shopping facilities, Tesco Supermarket and primary/secondary schools. The village is ideally placed for easy access to the safe, sandy surfing beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton ( also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe, which are all approximately 5 miles to the west. Barnstaple, the Regional Centre, is approximately 6 miles to the south east and houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. Other benefits include the Pannier Market, the North Devon Leisure Centre, Tarka Tennis Centre, Live Theatre and North Devon Hospital. There is access from Barnstaple to the North Devon Link Road, leading through to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway. London, Paddington, can be reached via Tiverton Parkway in just over 2 hours. The nearest International Airports are at Bristol and Exeter. Exmoor National Park is easily accessible.DESCRIPTION
An impressive and highly individual family residence which presents whitened rendered elevations, with double glazed windows, beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the property was originally built around 2002/2003 by a local builder for his own occupation. Although relatively young, the property has the appearance and ambiance of an older country house of grandeur and quality. Fircombe Hall offers bright, spacious, immaculate, well appointed and versatile accommodation which covers around 9,500 square feet, making it arguably one of the largest modern homes in Braunton, if not North Devon. The accommodation is arranged over four storeys and includes;GROUND FLOOR
Glazed entrance door to ENTRANCE LOBBY with French oak flooring, which is throughout the ground floor, to RECEPTION HALL wide sweeping staircase and balustrade rising to first floor. SITTING ROOM a split level room with raised galleried section to one end, there are triple aspect windows, floating multi fuel 8 kW Stovex open fire with raised granite hearth. DINING ROOM with french doors to rear garden. FAMILY ROOM with open archway to KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM extremely well fitted with glass fronted Mayflower units incorporating; stainless steel twin bowl sink, Hi-Tec spring mixer tap, excellent range of granite work surfaces, integral drainer, cupboards below, integrated dishwasher, built in fridge with ice box, 5 ring gas hob with extractor fan and hood over. Integrated Neff oven and microwave/oven above, walk-in shelved pantry. INNER LOBBY, CLOAKROOM low level WC, wash basin, cupboards below, tiled floor and walls, extractor fan. UTILITY ROOM stainless steel sink, cupboards below, ample cupboards and storage space, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, door to outside.
There is access from the ground floor through to the former POOL ROOM (with incomplete pool still in place beneath the existing flooring) which is now a large, open plan recreation space, suitable for a variety of uses, currently leisure orientated, this can also be accessed independently and has a high lofty ceiling and can even accommodate a full size Badminton court, or similar, if required. LAUNDRY ROOM.FIRST FLOOR
SPACIOUS GALLERIED LANDING with walk in airing cupboard. STUDY/SUN LOUNGE full double glazed dual aspect windows with distant views towards Hartland Point. MASTER SUITE OF BEDROOM 1 with DRESSING ROOM off his & her triple wardrobes, access to good sized private SUN TERRACE. EN-SUITE BATHROOM with quality, contemporary suit. GUEST SUITE COMPRISING BEDROOM 2 with QUALITY CONTEMPORARY EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. BEDROOM 3 views to Hartland Point. SPACIOUS FAMILY BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM with contemporary quality suite.SECOND FLOOR
LANDING. BEDROOM 4 (currently arranged as a sitting room). BEDROOM 5 views towards the Estuary and Hartland Point. BEDROOM 6. FAMILY SHOWER ROOM with quality contemporary suite.LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Approached internally or totally self-contained, a further suite of rooms, once again presented to a high standard and suitable for a variety of uses. These are currently arranged as TWO FURTHER RECEPTION ROOMS, TWO STORE ROOMS, SNOOKER ROOM, KITCHEN, CLOAKROOM and PLANT ROOM.
Above the TRIPLE GARAGE is a self-contained apartment, once again presented to a high standard. Entrance is at ground floor level with a staircase rising to FIRST FLOOR with access to OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM with FULLY FITTED AND FUNCTIONING KICTHEN AREA. There is a DOUBLE BEDROOM with EN-SUITE SHOWER/UTILTIY ROOM with contemporary quality suite.
The property is approached via double gates from Seven Acres Park, via a brick driveway offering ample off road parking and leading to the TRIPLE GARAGE with storage cupboard off and Baxi gas boiler, feeding the central heating and domestic hot water for the annexe above. There are automatic roller doors.
The gardens are most attractively landscaped and to the front, the drive is flanked by well stocked borders. To the left hand side of the property, there are a number of mature trees and access to the rear garden where there is a good sized terrace and raised lawn area, ideal as a games lawn, this is overlooked by a rustic gazebo. At the opposite end of the property there is a PRODUCTIVE KITCHEN GARDEN the gardens are enclosed by hedging or fencing and amount to just over ¾ of an acre.SPECIAL NOTE
There may be potential to build an independent dwelling in the rear garden, subject to planning permission.SERVICES
All mains services, gas fired central heating, independent boilers for the house and annexe. The central heating in the main house is underfloor.
We understand that there is a surround sound system in certain parts of the main house.DIRECTIONS
At the centre of Braunton, bear right at the first set of traffic lights in to Heanton Street. At the end, bear left and at the roundabout, right in to Lower Park Road. Continue for about 1/3 of a mile and Seven Acres Park is on the left. Fircombe Hall is within a short distance on the right.