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Buckland Brewer, Bideford, Devon, EX39
Guide price £649,950 | 5 bedrooms | 5.06 acres

Property features

• Three bedroom barn conversion
• Two bedroom cottage
• Private & secluded location
• 5 Acres of gardens & paddocks
• Stables and outbuildings
• Income potential
• Ideal for dual occupation

Delightful duo of character properties with 5 acres of grounds and gardens in a private and idyllic, yet less than a mile from Buckland Brewer village. Stables, paddocks and outbuildings. Ideal for dual occupation/holiday letting income. Both residential properties. EPC Band G.
Adipit is nestled in some of North Devon's most attractive and un-spoilt countryside in a secluded yet not isolated position just under a mile away from traditional Devonshire village of Buckland Brewer. Buckland Brewer has a friendly and thriving community offering a good range of amenities including a local shop, church, primary school and award winning traditional thatched Inn which serves food. The port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge and is approximately six miles away offering a wide range of amenities including banks, schooling for all ages and five supermarkets. Atlantic Village is a popular shopping outlet and retail complex nearby and offers a range of popular brands such as M&S, GAP and Starbucks to name a few. The glorious North Devon coast with the popular sandy, surfing beach at Westward Ho! is within easy driving distance. The beach adjoins Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club, which is reputed to be the oldest links course in England. There is also access to the South West Coast Path, which affords great walks with stunning vistas of the rugged North Devon coastline. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 14 miles away and offers all the areas main businesses, train station, shopping and commercial venues, with access via the link road, connecting to the M5 motorway network at junction 27 and via the rail and Tarka line.

This a rare opportunity to acquire a delightful duo of character, detached period properties set in a private and idyllic location surrounded by rolling farmland yet less than a mile away from Buckland Brewer village. This is the first time Adipit has been on the market for over 23 years and consists Adipit Cottage which was the original farmhouse believed to date back to the 1700s and Adipit Barn which was a former cattle barn converted in 1990's into a residential dwelling. The property is situated down a private sweeping driveway that leads through the valley to both homes surrounded by their own gardens and land amounting to just over five acres. Adipit has several outbuildings and stables that would be ideal for equestrian buyers along with an enclosed yard which was formally a sand school, alongside a gently sloping paddock. Adipit would also be ideal for buyers looking for either a property that could accommodate two families together or buyers looking to earn an income. The current owners successfully use the cottage as a holiday let providing an attractive income.

A detached period cottage which presents stone and rendered elevations beneath a slate tiled roof benefiting from UPVC double glazing throughout . There is a cosy sitting room with inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove and doors to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen is modern in style with enough space in the kitchen for a table and chairs and stairs rising to the first floor. On the first floor, the landing has an airing cupboard and doors to two decent sized bedrooms which enjoy countryside views and family bathroom.

A detached period barn which presents stone elevations beneath a slate tiled roof. An entrance hall has doors that lead to the sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room and ground floor shower room. The sitting room has a wood burning stove and door to the dining room which could be used as a third bedroom/ study. The modern fitted kitchen has exposed ceiling beams a range oven and enough space for table and chairs, larder and space for kitchen appliances. On the first floor, the landing has doors that lead to a modern bathroom and bedroom 1 which has built in wardrobes and countryside views. The characterful living room has a vaulted ceiling, exposed wooden A-Frame beams and wood burning stove. This room is dual aspect with Velux windows to the front to rear enjoying countryside views and doors to useful loft space. From the living room, the second bedroom is triple aspect with built in wardrobes.

Attached to Adipit Barn is an external laundry room, covered seating area and three stables and workshop, power and light connected. This could be incorporated into the barn to create additional accommodation if desired, subject to planning permissions. To the rear of the barn is open fronted garage with covered parking for 4 vehicles.

The properties are approached via a sweeping private driveway that leads to large tarmac parking and turning area. To the side of Adipit Cottage is a former garage now used a workshop/studio. There are lawned gardens to the front with an abundance of mature trees shrubs, seating areas, pond and greenhouse. From the gardens, a five bar gate leads to additional stables, tack room and an extensive enclosed pen formally used as equestrian school and paddock which is enclosed by hedgerow and mature trees and enjoys a fabulous uninterrupted views.

Adipit Cottage is currently run as a successful holiday let and advertised through Bluechip Holidays. Details can be found on their website

From Bideford, proceed towards Great Torrington on the A386. Just before entering the village of Landcross, turn right signposted towards Bradworthy/ Littleham and Buckland Brewer. Continue along this road until you see a phone box on your right hand side. The road then bears around sharply to the left, immediately turn left, signposted towards Buckland Brewer. Continue up the hill road passing the entrance of Orleigh Mill on the left taking the first left just before entering the village. Continue down the hill where the entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side.

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