A 2 bedroom detached single storey cottage SUBJECT TO A LOCAL NEEDS RESTRICTION together with gardens & pasture, in convenient & favoured semi rural location.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Off a quiet country lane, approximately 2 miles equidistant between Barnstaple and the village of Goodleigh. Goodleigh is centred around the ancient Parish church, the village has a period inn/restaurant and primary school. To the west, Barnstaple, the Regional centre, offers the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues, as well as North Devon District hospital and Theatre. There is also access from the town onto the A361, North Devon Link Road, which leads in turn to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway in about 45 minutes, and where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. About 8 miles to the west of Barnstaple there is access to the dramatic North Devon coastline with beaches at Instow, together with sailing, and also Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough, where there is surfing and golfing. A similar distance to the north east there is access onto Exmoor National Park providing outstanding riding and walking.DESCRIPTION
A detached single storage cottage which presents colour washed rendered elevations, beneath a slate roof. We understand that the property was originally garaging for Little Lilly Farm next door, consent was then achieved for conversion to a holiday restricted unit, and more recently planning consent was achieved for residential use subject to a section 106 'local housing need' restriction. Please see below an extract from the section 106 agreement. A copy of the full document is available upon request.ACCOMMODATION ENTRANCE HALL
Wood effect flooring, loft access via hatch, doors to bedrooms.BEDROOM 1
Window to front, radiator, fitted carpet.BEDROOM 2
Window to side, radiator, fitted carpet.SITTING/DINING ROOM
Open plan with windows to front, log burner on slate hearth, connected to back boiler which provides hot water and central heating, wood effect flooring, airing cupboard.BATHROOM
White suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and close coupled w/c, tiled splash back, radiator, extractor fan, door off toREAR LOBBY/UTILITY AREA
Tiled floor, space for white goods, double doors leading out to courtyard. KITCHEN tiled floor, partly tiled walls, base units with cupboards and drawers, wooden work top, sink and drainer with mixer tap, wall mounted cupboards, space for cooker and fridge freezer.KITCHEN
Tiled floor, partly tiled walls, base units with cupboards and drawers, wooden work top, sink and drainer with mixer tap, wall mounted cupboards, space for cooker and fridge freezer.THE LAND
This is approached at a different access point via the top main road over a drive, in separate ownership, also initially serving an adjoining camp site. There is a wooden 5 bar gate which allows access to a small paddock housing a timber, open fronted shelter, along with another timber shed which would be suitable for small animals such as sheep, goats or chickens, or to be used as a general storage shed. This paddock has access to larger sections of the land as well.
There is a young orchard of approximately 100 cider apple trees, along with approximately 100 almond trees.
Wooden 5 bar gates also allow access half way down the track to the middle parts of the fields and there is also a small chicken pen and a good sized open shed, again suitable for storage or as an animal shelter which is how it is currently utilised. The land is predominantly laid to sloping pasture which is fenced enclosed in a few separate paddock sections.OUTSIDE
To the front the property benefits from 2 parking spaces. To the rear of the property is a closed courtyard style garden with gated access. Sun terrace and raised decking, variety of wooden sheds.SERVICES
Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating, shared private drainage.DIRECTIONS
Leaving Barnstaple via Bear Street, at the traffic lights cross straight over onto the Goodleigh Road. Continue for about a mile and a half and just prior to the camp site bear right signposted Maidenford and Westacott. After several hundred yards, pass the first property on your left, take the next turning into a track and the entrance to the property will be found within a short distance on the left.SPECIAL NOTE
The access is owned by the adjoining property, Little Lilly Cottage has right of way over it to their defined parking area.