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Cheristow, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39
Guide price £425,000 | 3 bedrooms | 2.0 acres

Property features

• Rural and picturesque location
• Three bedrooms
• One bedroom attached holiday let
• Countryside & sea views
• 2 Acres gardens & paddock
• Ideal principal or holiday home
• Walk to Hartland village

Three bedroom detached period home with one bedroom holiday cottage undoubtedly situated in one of North Devon's most popular coastal locations. This is a rare and characterful property with sea views extensive gardens with around 2 acre paddock and woodland and must be seen to be fully appreciated. First time on the market for over 35 years. EPC Band D.
 
SITUATION
Quincecote is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Hartland Peninsula. The area has a spectacular coastline. The nearby South West Coast Path is renowned for its wonderful coastal and inland walks, typified by steep valleys, sandy coves and beaches. From the property there are spectacular views over the coastal hinterland to Stoke Church and the sea beyond. Hartland village is just over a mile away, which can be reached by foot through the medieval woods, has a thriving community with an excellent range of local amenities including cafe, shops, Post Office, pubs, medical centre and primary school. There are churches, a variety of clubs and societies and an award-winning restaurant, Pattards Kitchen. Popular attractions include Hartland Abbey, the lighthouse at Hartland Point, a 16th Century Quay with its shipwreck museum, pub and Hotel, and Docton Mill Gardens. Hartland is also a famous filming location as seen in The Night Manager. The towns of Bideford and Bude (15 miles away) offer extensive facilities, including further education establishments, banks and other amenities. Barnstaple is around 45 minutes by car. Junction 27 of the M5 and Tiverton Parkway rail station are approximately 90 minutes away. There are regular services to London Paddington, the Midlands, the North, Scotland and the South West.

DESCRIPTION
Stags are delighted to offer for sale this magical, period detached property which presents elevations, principally of stone and cob, partially colourwash rendered beneath a slate roof. This is the first time this property has been on the market since it was converted from two former agricultural buildings by the current owner over 35 years ago. The accommodation is deceptively spacious with a three bedroom residential property and an attached one bedroom holiday cottage. The property has a plethora of period style features including a vaulted ceiling kitchen/dining room, with exposed A-frame beams, oak panelled walls, and a wood burning stove. The sitting room also has a vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove, with a minstrals style gallery above half of it. The attached holiday-let is a terrific addition, but if not required, could be incorporated into the main property, subject to planning permission. There are views across the garden and land towards the hamlet of Stoke and the sea in the distance, formal gardens wrapping around the property, 2 acres of paddock, woodland, extensive vegetable plot and off road parking for several vehicles. In addition to this there are solar thermal panels making the properly economical to run. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises in brief;

ACCOMMODATION
The property is entered via an oak door with stained glass window which leads into the entrance hall with teak flooring, exposed beams, several useful cupboards, linen and storage cupboards. Doors lead off to the ground floor bedrooms and bathroom. Both bedrooms have vaulted ceilings, storage and views of the rear garden. A small set of steps from the hallway lead down into the kitchen/living room, the heart of the house, being a cosy space with a centralised wood burning stove, vaulted ceiling, exposed A-frame ceiling beams a period oak panelled wall and floor. Windows look out onto the courtyard garden and a door to an interesting integrated conservatory. The handmade kitchen has elm work surfaces, a porcelain sink, space for a fridge freezer and washing machine, small electric hob and a Sandiford Range for cooking, hot water and the radiators. The connecting internal hallway leads past the store/larder (with storage above) into a second living room which is expansive and continues with the vaulted ceiling. Stairs rise to the master bedroom. An arched feature wooden double glazed door leads to the conservatory comprising double glazed wooden windows, door to the front garden, mature grape vine and a useful shower room. The master bedroom is a gallery over the living area, with velux windows and shaped feature windows looking over the gardens, land, countryside and sea in the distance.

CHERLSTOW BARN
Currently used as holiday accommodation for holiday letting income. A double glazed door leads into an open plan living room/dining room/kitchen, comprising electric cooker and hob, sink, space for a fridge freezer and washing machine. There is a wood burning stove. Windows look out onto the courtyard garden and the duck pond. A shower room is adjacent. Stairs rise to the first floor bedroom.

OUTSIDE
The front garden is south facing and enclosed by a stone wall with seating area, arched tunnel of apples and pears, a range of shrubs and flowers, fruit cage and a gate that leads to the side of the property. To the front, there is off street parking for up to three vehicles, and a pond. A: five bar gate leads to the rear gardens and a pedestrian gateway into the courtyard garden. The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with shrub and flower beds, fruit trees and rose bushes. The vegetable allotment has a polytunnel, raised beds, fruit cage, ground (floor mounted) solar panels, shed and workshop with power and light. From the garden another five bar wooden gate leads to the paddock/meadow, which is enclosed by trees and hedgerow with a log store and gate leading to a plantation of willow trees, being coppiced for firewood. There are six traditional cider apple trees. This also enjoys views towards Stoke church and the sea.

DIRECTIONS
From Bideford proceed towards the A39 and through the villages of Ford and Fairy Cross, Horns Cross and Bucks Cross. Stay on this road until you reach the roundabout at Clovelly Cross, with the garage on your left hand side, continue straight across and take the next right hand turning signposted towards Hartland. Continue along this road for about 1.4 miles, turning right at Lighthouse Cross signposted to Hartland Point and Lighthouse. Continue along this road for about 2.2 miles to Youltree Cross, go straight over the crossroads towards Hartland Quay. Take the second left hand side turning after approximately 0.8 miles signposted Cheristow. The property is on the right hand side at the end of a 'no through road', just after Cheristow holiday cottages.

SERVICES
Mains electricity and water supply. Private drainage.
 

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