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Guineaford, Barnstaple
Guide price £450,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Conservatory, Living Room
• Kitchen/Dining Room
• Study/Bedroom 4,
• Shower/Utility Room
• 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom
• Excellent Garage & Workshop
• Parking for 5/6 cars.
• Large garden backs onto fields

At the centre of this sought after village fronting a country lane and backing onto fields, with views over open countryside. Guineaford and the neighbouring village of Prixford are both conservation areas, within the Parish of Marwood, close to Marwood Gardens and other amenities including the reputable Marwood primary school which has an excellent Ofsted rating. The centre of Barnstaple is within about 10-15 minutes by car, and as the Regional centre houses the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues, as well as Pannier Market and North Devon District hospital. At Barnstaple there is access to the A361 Link Road, which leads in about 45 minutes to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway and where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. The property is also within about 15 minute's drive of the North Devon coast at Ilfracombe with the renowned surfing beaches at Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe a little further afield.

The property presents whitened rendered elevations, beneath a mainly slate roof, with double glazed windows virtually throughout. We understand that this Devon Longhouse was originally the village Carpenters house and that the excellent work shop and garaging on the opposite side of the lane were the Carpenter's premises. The property is largely detached although the single storey study building section is attached to the back of an adjoining cottage offers. The Nook offers characterful accommodation arranged over 2 storeys which is also versatile and could provide 2 reception rooms with 3 bedrooms or 1 reception room and 4 bedrooms, depending on a buyer's requirements. The property enters the market for the first time in over 30 years. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans.

ENTRANCE CONSERVATORY with UPVC frame, steps down to STUDY/BEDROOM 4 with pair of glazed doors to front garden, fitted bench and shelving. Returning to the conservatory, front door with stain glassed panels inset to LIVING ROOM, featuring open fireplace with painted wooden surround, shelved recess, at the opposite end of the room another ornamental fireplace with further shelved recess and doorway and staircase leading to first floor described later. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, this country kitchen has a single drainer moulded sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers, cupboards and appliance space beneath, there are further work surfaces, cupboards below, shelving above, space for free standing electric cooker, space for refrigerator, extractor hood, recessed Rayburn for domestic hot water and fuelling 2 radiators, stable doors to both front and rear gardens. UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM with shower cubicle, low level w/c, wash hand basin, vanity surround, mirror fronted medicine cabinet above, strip light/shaver point, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, coats pegs.

LANDING. BEDROOM 1, ornamental period fireplace, double wardrobe, shelving, TV plinth, EN-SUITE BATHROOM with wooden panelled bath, Mira shower above, shower screen, bidet, pedestal wash basin, tilted mirror above, strip light/shaver point, airing cupboard, Separate w/c. BEDROOM 2, clothes hanging recess, shelving. BEDROOM 3, ornamental period fireplace, clothes hanging recess, shelving.

The property is approached from the lane via a pedestrian gate and steps which lead up to the front of the house, to the left of these there are terraced gardens incorporating a patio and well stocked colourful flower beds. The front garden is screened from the lane by a stone wall, topped by mature hedging. An integral store at the front of the house which can also be accessed from the En-Suite bathroom off bedroom 1, adjacent water tap and kitchen garden. There is access to the left of the property into the rear garden which is mainly laid to grass, there is an OUTHOUSE with adjacent bbq area and seating. A deep central bed of mature shrubbery then separates a second area of garden, again laid to grass, overlooked by TIMBER SUMMERHOUSE and bounded by mature trees, shrubs and wall, the property backs onto open fields. Across the lane a vehicular access gives way to parking for 5/6 vehicles and to the excellent DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP of timber construction, timber clad, beneath a slate roof with 2 sets of folding doors. The use of this is versatile, there is one area to the right ideal for garaging but currently used for storage and to the left a very good work shop with power and light connected, several work benches will remain, as will shelving if required. At the rear of the first garage area is a concealed staircase rising to FIRST FLOOR STUDIO ROOM.

Mains electricity, drainage and water. Electric heating on economy 7 tariff. Part oil fired heating.

From Barnstaple town centre take the A39 signposted Lynton. At Pilton Causeway pass Yeo Vale Road and St Georges Road on the right and take the next turning left into Pilton Quay opposite the petrol station. Pass Pilton Street on the right and take the next right turning into Abby Road, at the top turn left into Under Minnow road and follow this for 2 miles into Prixford. Continue for approximately ½ a mile after Prixford and as you enter Guineaford, at the cross roads in the centre, of the village the property is a little further beyond on the right, set above the lane, with its garage/workshop opposite, all identified by our for sale boards.

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