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Martinhoe, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Offers in excess of £399,950 | 3 bedrooms | 0.5 acres

Property features

• Entrance Lobby, Hall
• Lounge with Study recess
• Dining Room/Kitchen
• 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom
• Stone Barn/Garage
• Additional Parking, Oil CH.
• Mature 1/2 Acre Garden
• Further 1.7 acres available

A charming 3 bedroom detached stone cottage together with small detached stone barn set in half an acre in timeless & tranquil position enjoying fine views within Exmoor
Further adjoining land available by separate negotiation.

The cottage enjoys a timeless and tranquil rural position set on high ground, enjoying fine far reaching views over surrounding Exmoor. The nearest local amenities are at Parracombe village about a mile which offers a highly regarded local primary school and the Fox and Goose Inn with a reputation for good food. About 1½ miles down the valley is Hunters Inn and restaurant and a little beyond the coast at Heddons Mouth. There is access nearby to many miles of footpaths and bridle ways across Exmoor. About 5 miles away are the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth linked by the famous Victorian cliff railway and offering more extensive shopping facilities and amenities. Barnstaple is about 18 miles and as the Regional centre provides the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues, North Devon District hospital is just on the periphery of the town. North Devon Link Road (A361) is also convenient and offers a fast route to the M5 at Junction 27 (Tiverton) and a motorway network beyond. Tiverton parkway also provides a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. The famous sandy surfing beaches at Croyde, Woolacombe, Putsborough and Saunton are about 40 minutes by car.

Killington House presents elevations of stone, part slate hung with double glazed windows (understood to have been replaced about 18 months ago), beneath a slate roof (understood to have been replaced about 3 years ago) we understand that the property was originally built in the 1920s as a pair of farm workers cottages, but has since been remodelled as one dwelling, there is scope to extend subject to planning permission. Externally there is a detached outbuilding suitable for use as utility room or workshop with outside w/c, there is provision for parking, a small detached period stone barn/possible garage also offering potential for other uses subject to planning permission. There are gently sloping gardens. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:

Front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY cupboard housing pressure cylinder and filtration equipment for the private water supply. INNER HALL cupboard under stairs, meter cupboard. SITTING ROOM featuring stone fireplace, fitted wood burner, views over the rear garden, shelved recess, study alcove. DINING ROOM/KITCHEN the kitchen has a light oak theme and incorporates 1½ bowl single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards, plumbing for both dishwasher and washing machine, Hotpoint electric oven and ceramic hob, extractor fan over, LARDER/FREEZER STORE tiled flooring throughout. REAR LOBBY door to garden.

LANDING trap to loft space, airing cupboard. BEDROOM 1double aspect views, shelved recess. BEDROOM 2 double aspect views. BEDROOM 3 double aspect views. BATHROOM panelled bath, shower above, shower screen, wash hand basin, vanity cupboard, illuminated mirrored splashback, low level w/c.

OUTHOUSE incorporating w/c and wash hand basin, outside water tap, utility room/workshop and fuel store. To the left of the property there is a sunken sheltered terrace ideal for Al Fresco dining and to enjoy the wonderful views, above this there is a lawn which sweeps around to the rear of the property, interspersed with mature trees and shrubs, there is an aluminium framed GREENHOUSE, oil tank, external boiler. There are 3 pedestrian gates, one leading directly onto the road, one to the drive below and one to the adjacent DETACHED STONE BARN which is 2 storey, possibly suitable for adaptation to garaging or conversion to annexed accommodation/holiday let etc subject to and necessary planning permission being achieved. To the right of this there is a potential parking bay.

The property is accessed from the road over a lane, the ownership of which is to be retained by the vendor in order to access a barn on his farm. The grass verge to the left up to the sunken spring will be included in the sale, this runs on roughly opposite the little stone barn. The area immediately below the hedge/stone wall and pedestrian gate leading to the front of the house is also to be retained by the vendor to pass over but the vendors will allow a right for single lane parking for the owners of Killington House. The grass verge in front of the barn is to be sold with the property.

Mains electricity, private drainage, private water, oil fired central heating.

Immediately above the property is a separately accessed 1.7 acre field with two CGI buildings within it which could possibly be adapted for stabling, subject to any necessary planning permission. This is available by separate negotiation if required.

At Blackmoor Gate take the A39 towards Lynton and Lynmouth. Continue for about 3½ miles, pass the turnings to Parracombe on your left and take the next turn on the left signed Kittihoe, Hunters Inn and Heddons Mouth, continue down the road for about half a mile and the property is on the right hand side.


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