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Saunton, Braunton
Offers in excess of £1,250,000 | 4 bedrooms | 1.33 acres

Property features

• Hall, Cloakroom, Conservatory
• 2 Reception Rooms, Office
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility
• 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
• Large Loft with Potential stpp
• 1.33 Acre Hillside Gardens
• Large Detached Garage

SITUATION AND AMENITIES
The highly desirable hamlet of Saunton is positioned overlooking the beach and flanked by the UNESCO Designated World Biosphere Reserve Braunton Burrows (an area of outstanding natural beauty) there are a range of facilities including the Sands Café with its ocean facing terrace, a beach shop, ice cream parlour, surf hire shop and beach showers. Saunton is also home to the highly regarded Saunton Golf Club with two 18 hole links courses, prominently positioned on the ridge sits Saunton Sands Hotel, a delightful spot to enjoy tea, a glass of wine or dine whilst watching the beautiful sunsets, which of course can be enjoyed from the property also. Wayside is well detached and enjoys an elevated position set in the hillside backing onto farmland, in the ownership of Christie Estates. The wow' factor is the breath taking world class view across Saunton Golf Club below, Braunton Burrows beyond, towards the ocean and Hartland peninsular in the distance, there are also fine views towards Braunton. This part of the North Devon coast is noted for its surfing and within a short drive of Wayside is Croyde Bay, one of the most visited surfing venues for the expert and keen amateur alike. Meander around the coast road and within 15-20 minutes you reach the sublime Putsborough sands which runs on to become Woolacombe sands. In addition the area boasts a maze of exceptional coastal and countryside walks and the National Park of Exmoor is within easy access, providing a mix of stunning moorland scenery which drops dramatically down to the sea in places. The nearby village of Braunton, about 2 miles, provides a wide range of local amenities to include; post office, banking facilities, health centre, primary schools, senior school, pubs, restaurants, library and a good range of shops. North Devons Regional centre of Barnstaple, is about 9 miles, and offers the areas main business, commercial, entertainment and shopping venues, the town is well known for its exclusive range of outlets including all of the High Street favourites,

DESCRIPTION
An individual detached residence, which presents colour washed rendered elevations, with wooden frame double glazing, beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the original core of the property dates from 1918, but has subsequently been extended. There appears to be scope to extend further or to convert the loft space subject to any necessary planning permission. There may also be potential to develop the large detached garage building, possibly as secondary accommodation, once again subject to usual consents. The wonderful plot features expansive lawned gardens and the views from these and the galleried terrace in front of the property are simply spectacular. It is rare to find a property in Saunton which does not have immediate neighbours. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises;

GROUND FLOOR
Part glazed front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY, inner door to ENTRANCE HALL, cupboard under stairs, CLOAKROOM leading through to SEPARATE W/C with wash hand basin. SITTING ROOM, a double aspect room with sliding glazed doors and matching side panels to CONSERVATORY from which there are wonderful views, this is UPVC framed and there are French doors at each end leading to the garden and terrace. DINING ROOM, once again with fabulous views, parquet flooring. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, refitted within recent years, in a light green theme topped by polished granite work surfaces incorporating twin bowl stainless steel sink, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, matching wall cupboards, Aga with 2 ovens and induction hob above, Rangemaster extractor hood, further work surfaces, drawers and cupboards above and below, island unit in oak with matching polished granite work surface, integrated Neff electric oven, storage/shelving beneath, as well as provision for 30 wine bottles, (bi-fold doors lead to the terrace and to the wonderful view) with slate tile flooring, space for breakfast table and fitted breakfast bench, stable door to REAR LOBBY, slate flooring continues. CLOAKROOM 2 with low level w/c, tiled walls and floor. SEPARATE WET ROOM opposite, once again with tiled walls and floor. OFFICE with slate flooring. UTILITY/BOILER ROOM, with plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, Trianco oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING, airing cupboard with pre-lagged cylinder. BEDROOM 1, fine views, clothes hanging recess. BEDROOM 2 fine views. BEDROOM 3 fine views, fitted shelving. BEDROOM 4 side view towards Croyde direction. SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, low level w/c, pedestal wash basin, shaver point/strip light, Dimplex wall heater. FAMILY BATHROOM, a very spacious room with tiled panel bath, pedestal wash basin, mirror above, strip light/shaver point, low level w/c, Bidet, heated towel rail, triple aspect views, fully tiled walls and floor. Within the bathroom is a trap to the extensive loft space with retractable ladder.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached from the road via a track which leads to an electrically operated 5 bar wooden gate. To the left is a substantial modern timber GARAGE, large enough to accommodate 2 vehicles, with a concrete apron, nearest to this is a twin street lamp. The driveway then continues up to the side of the property where there is ample parking and turning space, as well as a recessed bay with separate electricity connection, ideal for accommodating caravan, motorhome or boat etc. To the left of the driveway there is a substantial retaining wall within which is a wine store and covered oil tank, above is a bank of well-established specimen shrubs, and above this the garden is laid to grass, bounded by mature hedging and backing onto open countryside. At the front of the house is a gravelled and paved terrace with galvanised railings, ideal for Al Fresco dining and to savour that view. Below the gardens generally slope and are laid to sweeping lawns, interspersed with mature specimen trees and shrubs. There is ample room to erect a marquee for those special occasions with one of the best views in Devon as the back drop.

SERVICES
Mains drainage, electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. There are also 16 solar panels in place.

DIRECTIONS
Upon entering Braunton from Barnstaple, turn left at the main traffic lights within the village centre and proceed on the road towards Saunton and Croyde. Pass the Saunton golf club on your left and the entrance to the property will be found within a short distance on the right, well before the public beach and Saunton Sands Hotel, and identified by our for sale board. It may advisable to drive on and turn around to approach the driveway from the opposite direction.

SPECIAL NOTE
Some of the contents may be available by separate negotiation if required.
 

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