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Sinai Hill, Lynton
Guide price £625,000 | 7 bedrooms

Property features

• Hall, 2 Reception Rooms
• Superb Kitchen/Dining Room
• 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
• 2 Bedroom S/C Apartment
• Oil C. H., Double Glazed
• Landscaped Gardens
• Parking for 8-10 Cars
• Within Exmoor National Park
• Elevated Panoramic Sea Views

From its elevated perch Sea View House overlooks the village of Lynton and enjoys stunning views over the Exmoor coast line towards Countisbury and the Bristol Channel across to the South Wales coast line. Lynton, and its twin village Lynmouth, are often referred to as the 'little Switzerland' of England and where Exmoor meets the sea. A maze of public footpaths, including one literally adjacent to the boundary, lead to wonderful scenic walks. At the same time the centre of Lynton is also within walking distance and offers a good range of facilities catering for day to day needs. Lynmouth boasts a quaint harbour and beach. Further afield Barnstaple, the Regional centre, is about 19 miles and houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues as well as North Devon District Hospital. Junction 27 of the M5 motorway is less than an hour by car, where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. North Devon's famous surfing beaches at Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe are all about half an hour by car.

Originally built as a Gentlemans residence in 1909, the property presents elevations of stone, part rendered and part slate hung with double glazing beneath a slate roof. The property has been sympathetically renovated from top to toe, inside and outside since the vendors acquired it in 2009 and basically represents a character shell with new interior. The accommodation is arranged over three storeys and has been tastefully modernised with quality fittings and now combines character features with the refinements of 21st Century living. The layout is versatile and can provide 5 bedrooms with self-contained 2 bedroom apartment, as currently arranged, suitable for dual occupation by parts of the same family, or for guests (paying or otherwise), or 7 bedrooms as one residence. The apartment can be accessed directly from the drive or internally. There is also scope for other home and income uses, such as B&B, guest house, small boutique hotel or simply to holiday let or permanent let, in one or two parts. Externally there is parking for 8 - 10 cars and landscaped gardens arranged over several levels, the 'wow' factor are the stunning views. All in all this is a first class home, offering adaptable accommodation and stunning views in timeless surroundings, also within walking distance to village amenities as well as beautiful coastal scenery. The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floor plans but comprises:

Half double glazed composite front door to ENTRANCE HALL slate flooring, coat pegs under stairs. SITTING ROOM/ GARDEN ROOM with solid oak flooring throughout, the garden room end features double glazed windows to 3 sides allowing fantastic views. Within the sitting room area is a feature fireplace with fitted multi-fuel stove on slate hearth with beam above. An open archway leads on into the DINING ROOM/KITCHEN within the dining area, there is a slate floor, a peninsular breakfast bar separates the kitchen which is in a country cream theme, with oak work surfaces, there are extensive base and wall cupboards, Belfast sink, slate flooring and integrated dishwasher, there is also a Rangemaster incorporating 5 ring calor gas hob with hot plate and double oven below, extractor hood built in above. UTILITY ROOM with matching units to the kitchen, also with Belfast sink, grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, half glazed door to outside. FAMILY/TV ROOM once again with bay window to enjoy the splendid view's, solid oak flooring and a multi-fuel burner.

LANDING, airing cupboard with pre-lagged cylinder. BEDROOM 1 fine sea views, EN-SUITE shower room with tiled cubicle, low level w/c, wash hand basin, vanity cupboards, toiletries cabinet, fully tiled floor and walls, extractor fan. BEDROOM 2 fine sea views, EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, low level w/c, wash hand basin, vanity cupboards, medicine cabinets, tiled walls and floor, extractor fan. BEDROOM 3 fine sea views. BEDROOM 4 window to rear with study recess. BEDROOM 5 side bay window. FAMILY BATHROOM with tub style bath, wash hand basin, vanity surround, shower cubicle, low level w/c, tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, toiletries cabinet, shelved recess, shaver point, heated towel rail/radiator.

From the landing a doorway conceals a staircase rising to second floor, with access to the apartment also accessed separately via a bridge from the main drive. Half glazed door to ENTRANCE HALL storage cupboard, further built in storage cupboards, trap to boarded loft space with retractable aluminium ladder with lights, well insulated and providing good storage. LIVING ROOM window to front with fine sea views. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM new fitted kitchen with a grey theme, incorporating 1 1/2 bowl enamelled sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards under, Lamona electric oven and Lamona four ring ceramic hob, extractor fan above, space for fridge, plumbing for washing machine, wood effect flooring, space for breakfast table. BEDROOM 6 fine sea views. BEDROOM 7 fine sea views. Spacious new SHOWER ROOM refitted with tiled cubicle, wash hand basin, cupboards under, low level w/c, half tiled walls, shaver point, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.

There is vehicular access from the lane over a driveway initially shared which then becomes private via a 5 bar gate over an extensive gravelled car parking area, at the far end of this there are 2 TIMBER SHEDS and a STEEL SHED and to the right a bridge access to the apartment . A Victorian lamp overhangs stone steps which lead down into the next level where there is a gravelled terrace, chicken coop and access around to the REAR of the property with two OUT HOUSES and on the other side of the property log storage area. To the FRONT of the house is a paved terrace, area of mature shrubbery and pedestrian access onto the road below and into Lynton. The gardens have been attractively landscaped with ease of maintenance in mind and have been planned to take advantage of the different views and to follow the sun around.

Mains drainage, electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Calor Gas supply.

The apartment at Sea View House has been operated as a successful holiday let. Details of latest gross income are available upon request.

Leaving Barnstaple on the A39 follow this road for just over 11 miles to Blackmore Gate. Here bear right and immediately left continuing on the A39 signposted Lynton and Lymouth. At Barbrook, opposite the petrol station bear left onto the B3234 sign posted Lynton. After about a mile and a quarter bear left again signposted Lynton. Continue up the hill, and once the sea can be seen, turn right by the blue road-sign, and go down Sinai Hill (unmarked road). The vehicular access will be found on the left hand side, just past the end of a tall stone wall, and indicated by a public footpath sign. Entrance to the property is the first on the right, though the 5-bar gate. Pedestrian entrance is also accessible further down the hill, on the left hand side, indicated by a house name plate.

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