Individual, detached country estate set in private grounds with renovated 2 bedroom self-contained bungalow. Swimming pool, hot tub and gym space. Ideal for dual occupancy or for those seeking commercial usage, such as B&B or a small boutique hotel, with spa and leisure facilities (subject to necessary planning consents). EPC Band E.
The property is situated just under a mile away from the Devonshire village of Stibb Cross which has a popular pub and on the outskirts of the village, a farm shop. The historic market town of Great Torrington is approximately 5.5 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities such as bank, butchers, various shops, Post Office, pet shop and places of worship. There is also the Plough Arts Centre which is a theatre, cinema & art gallery, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, schooling, swimming pool, golf course, RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal. Great Torrington is also surrounded by acres of communal grounds and offers fantastic walks. The port and market town of Bideford offers a wider range of amenities including schooling for all ages (public and private), 5 supermarkets and Atlantic Village shopping centre with popular brands such as M&S and Starbucks. The nearest, safe and sandy beach is Westward Ho! and adjoins Northam Burrows Country Park. The market town of Holsworthy is 10 miles away with further amenities such as schools, restaurants, pub and Waitrose. Barnstaple is approximately 18 miles away with the area's main businesses, shopping and commercial venues.DESCRIPTION
We are delighted to offer for sale this highly individual detached country estate offering versatile accommodation, with an emphasis on family living, entertaining and leisure, in a favoured rural location commanding superb views. This substantial country residence was originally built in the 1950's, however in more recent years has been a labour of love by the current owners who have transformed this once dated property into a modern, light and airy home. The property is coupled with renovated two bedroom bungalow and the option of creating another self-contained two bedroom apartment/annexe subject to planning; this estate has masses of potential to create a flexible live/work lifestyle. This is a property that could be very adaptable either as dual occupancy or for those seeking commercial usage such as B&B or a small boutique hotel with spa and leisure facilities (subject to necessary planning consents).
Hillandale House has a Tudor style appearance with brick ground floor elevation, rendered and exposed 'half-timbers' to the first floor elevation. The property enters into impressive vaulted ceiling hallway complete with chandelier and parquet block flooring, doors lead into a ground floor shower room, kitchen and sitting room with many character features including ceiling beams, bay window and open fireplace with exposed brick surround with over-beam stone hearth. Leading off the sitting room is the sunroom which is exceptionally light and airy and has simply stunning south facing views over the gardens, land and surrounding North Devon countryside. The morning room enjoys the same enviable views. In the centre of the property is a formal dining room, a grand room which has feature wood burner fireplace and bar area, ideal for parties and entertaining and a door into the kitchen. The kitchen is a family orientated room with a range of modern base and wall units with marble effect work tops, a range oven, central island with storage and a separate larder. The breakfast area has ample space for a table and chairs and has access to the utility. Also on the ground floor is an office just off of the morning room. The first floor has galleried landing and gives access into four double bedrooms and family bathroom. The impressive master suite has built in wardrobes, access onto the balcony and spacious en-suite with state of the art shower. The two further double bedrooms have direct access onto the balcony and the third bedroom has an en-suite shower room.BUNGALOW
The bungalow has been recently renovated throughout and comprises open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, Jack and Jill en-suite bathroom from the master double bedroom and double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The bungalow also has its own entrance door, courtyard and patio area.LEISURE COMPLEX
Accessed through the main house or externally comprising indoor and electrically heated swimming pool, sauna, separate shower area and changing rooms. Separate WC, hot tub, enclosed room which could lend itself to a spa room and gymnasium area. There are patio doors leading out onto the main gardens and door to the side leading onto a private walled garden.GARAGING AND WORKSHOP
From the driveway there is access to a workshop and extensive garaging for several vehicles. Between these adjoining buildings there is a door and stairs that lead to the potential apartment/annexe. Located above the workshop and garaging is auxiliary accommodation to the main house which could be used as an annexe or self-contained apartment, subject to planning permission. The accommodation has an open plan living/kitchenette overlooking the garden, two bedrooms and both with en-suite shower rooms.OUTSIDE
The property is approached by a stone pillared, private driveway which splits off to the front of the property and to the rear, where the leisure complex is located. The property is set in approximately 9.43 acres with formal south facing gardens which are laid to lawn with a stone laid patio, mature trees, shrubs, hedgerow borders and ornamental pond. The paddock is located just beyond the gardens accessed by a gate. To the front there is additional area of gardens and seating areas with ornamental miniature town and large pond.SERVICES & VIEWING
Oil central heating. Mains water and electricity. House - EPC Band E & Bungalow - EPC Band G (Prior to recent refurbishment). Strictly by appointment with Stags Bideford 01237 425030.DIRECTIONS
From Bideford proceed on the A386 towards Torrington. Continue along this road until reaching the village of Landcross. Turn right, signposted towards Holsworthy on the A388. Continue along this road for 5.5 miles passing the villages of Saltrens, Monkleigh and Frithelstock Stone where the entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side as the road bends to the left.