A detached New England style chalet residence together with detached holiday cottage/annexe & garaging in quiet 'no through' lane close to the village centre. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Sitting/Dining Room, Conservatory, Kitchen. Cottage has 1 of everything. Gardens. EPC Band C
FINE SEA VIEWS
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Enjoying an elevated position and views down into the valley below towards the English Chanel in the distance. Birdswell Lane is a no through lane within easy walking distance of the centre of the village which offers community post office/general store, a 13th Century village Inn, as well as well-respected primary school. The popular North Devon coastal village of Combe Martin is about 2 miles set at the bottom of a hill coast line and has a sheltered beach, along with a variety of shops catering for day to day needs. Ilfracombe is about 3 miles and offers quaint harbour, more extensive shopping facilities, amenities including supermarket, schools for all ages, leisure centre and Theatre. The surrounding countryside and coastline provides excellent recreational facilities with lovely wide open beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton (also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe, all in about half an hour by car. The Exmoor National Park provides endless bridle ways and footpaths for those who wish to ride or walk and appreciate the dramatic rugged countryside, this is about 15 minutes by car. Barnstaple the Regional centre is about 10 miles and houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. A short distance away access is available to the North Devon Link Road, leading through to Junction 27 of the M5, part of the National motorway network, as well as to Tiverton Parkway where London Paddington can be reached in 2 hours.DESCRIPTION
Cedar House is a modern, detached, chalet style residence completed around 2006 in the New England style presenting elevations of blue clapboard, with double glazed windows, doors and conservatory, beneath a slate roof. The property offers bright, spacious and versatile accommodation, with all principal rooms enjoying the fine valley views towards the sea. The Summerhouse is currently arranged as garaging on the top floor with self-contained apartment below, suitable as ancillary accommodation to the main house or for holiday letting as at present. We understand that the current owners achieved planning permission on the 4th of February 2016 to convert the garage to form additional living accommodation of bedroom, office space, shower room linked to the unit below where is was proposed to reconfigure the existing accommodation. The appropriate planning reference is 60463 and all plans and decision notices etc can be studied via the North Devon Council planning tracker website, it may be possible to reconfigure the accommodation again subject to any necessary change of planning. Externally there is ample parking for both units and designated garden areas for each. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:CEDAR HOUSE GROUND FLOOR
Front door to ENTRANCE HALL coats cupboard, slate effect tiled flooring. SITTING/DINING ROOM a very spacious double aspect room featuring 3 sets of French doors to rear and window to side, inglenook style fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, set on slate hearth, shelved recesses either side, strip wood flooring, fine views. CONSERVATORY with French doors leading out onto decking, fine views. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with good range of country style base and wall units with cream fronts and wooden work tops, free standing gas oven and grill with electric hob and extractor over, Belfast sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge and freezer, larder cupboard, slate style tiled flooring, stable door to side, window to rear. STUDY/BEDROOM 4 with window to front, slate effect tiled flooring. SHOWER/CLOAKROOM shower cubicle, vanity basin, w/c, slate effect tiled flooring, heated towel rail/radiator.FIRST FLOOR
LANDING. BEDROOM 1 window to side and rear, fine views, walk in wardrobe, eaves storage cupboard. BEDROOM 2 window to rear enjoying fine views built in wardrobe, eaves storage. BEDROOM 3 Velux window and window to rear, eaves storage. FAMILY BATHROOM with panel bath, shower mixer above, shower cubicle, twin vanity sink unit, w/c, heated towel rail, slate effect tiled flooring, airing cupboard also housing gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, window with fine views.OUTSIDE
Steps lead down from the parking area to the garden which is secluded and surrounds the property, arranged in a series of external 'rooms', there are decked areas from which to enjoy the views and for Al Fresco dining. There are 2 areas of lawn, various mature hedges and shrubs, a small orchard, as well as 2 TIMBER GARDEN SHEDS, there is a secondary double gated access from the lane to the left hand side of the property.THE SUMMERHOUSE
This detached property presents colour washed rendered elevations, beneath a slate roof. On the upper floor is a DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over door, power and light connected. To the front of this is additional parking and further gravel parking to the right, a pedestrian gate then leads via steps with rustic retainers down to the lower level where there is a private enclosed terrace with connecting gate the main house. A pair of French doors open into an open plan LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN with stripped wood flooring throughout, the kitchen is a cream theme with wood effect rolled edged work surfaces, incorporating single drainer stainless steel sink, there is plumbing for dishwasher, free standing electric cooker with gas hob, extractor hood above, space for fridge, space for table, shelved recess, double aspect views, broom cupboard. BEDROOM with strip wood flooring. SHOWER ROOM with shower tray, tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, low level w/c, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, stripped wood flooring, extractor fan, shaver point.
Between the property and the steps is a TOOL STORE and a further WORKSHOP/STORE approached from the garden of Cedar House.SERVICES
Gas central heating to both units (underfloor in Cedar House), otherwise mains electricity, water and private drainage.DIRECTIONS
From Barnstaple take the B3230 towards Ilfracombe, follow this road through Muddiford and take the next right hand turning to Combe Martin. Continue along this country road until reaching Berry Down Cross and proceed straight ahead following the road towards Combe Martin. After a short distance turn left signed Berrynarbor, proceed along this county lane for about 1 ½ miles and at the bottom of the hill at the T Junction turn right. Follow the road towards the village, at the next cross roads drive straight across onto Birdswell Lane (with the church to your right) and the property will be found after about 500 yards on the left.