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Kentisbury, Barnstaple
Offers in excess of £390,000 | 4 bedrooms | 2.68 acres

Property features

• Hall, Sitting Room
• Kitchen/Dining Room
• Landing, 3 Bedrooms,
• Ample Parking/Garage space stpp
• Optional 2.44 Acres in addition
• Reception 2/Bedroom 4
• Utility Area, Shower Room
• Bathroom, Sep WC.
• Quarter acre garden
• Across road with field shelter

SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Set back from the road adjoining open fields and just within the boundary of Exmoor National Park the property also enjoys pleasant views over surrounding countryside. Parracombe village which boasts a thriving and friendly community and offers primary school, public house, village hall, church, recreation ground and playing field, is about 10 minutes by car. Approximately 11 miles to the north are the popular twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth offering a more extensive range of facilities and amenities and just 6 miles to the west is the coastal village of Combe Martin. About 10 miles to the south Barnstaple, North Devon's Regional Centre, houses the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. At South Molton, also about 10 miles, there is direct access of to the A361 North Devon Link Road running through to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway where there is also access to Tiverton Parkway (London Paddington in just over 2 hours). Within half an hour by car are the sandy surfing beaches of Croyde and Woolacombe. For those interested in equestrian pursuits there is access to a bridle way further down the road as well as Exmoor National Park itself.

DESCRIPTION
A mature semi-detached character house which is understood to date originally from around 1945 with extension in 2001. The property presents painted rendered elevations with double glazed windows beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the kitchen extension, may support a further first floor extension subject to planning permission. The property would benefit from some improvements but offers deceptively generous accommodation currently arranged as three bedrooms and two reception rooms but could provide four bedrooms and one reception room if preferred. Adjacent to the property is approximately ¼ of an acre of well established gardens and there is ample off road parking. Across the road, and further down towards Kentisbury Ford direction, is approximately 2.44 acres of pasture with dilapidated field shelter and natural water which can be bought together with the property, or not depending on a purchaser's requirements. The price for the property on its own is offers in excess of £355,000. The paddock is available at offers in excess of £35,000. Therefore the total guide price for the two is offers in excess of £390,000.

GROUND FLOOR
Access is to the rear through an ENTRANCE PORCH and then into ENTRANCE HALL. SITTING ROOM fireplace with fitted solid fuel Parkray stove with back boiler for heating and domestic hot water. Shelved recesses flanking either side, night storage heater, strip wood flooring, fine views. RECEPTION ROOM 2/BEDROOM 4 fine views. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM double drainer stainless steel sink unit, cupboards, drawers and appliance space under, electric cooker point, Leisure electric range, incorporating ovens and ceramic hob, wood effect flooring, vaulted part beamed ceiling, night storage heater, French doors to garden. UTILITY ROOM plumbing for washing machine, built in storage cupboard. SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, Triton shower unit, low level WC, wash hand basin, cupboard under. From the sitting room a concealed staircase rising to:

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING trap to loft space, airing cupboard housing pre lagged cylinder with immersion heater. BEDROOM 1 fine views, built in wardrobes, shelved recess, electric panel heater. BEDROOM 2 fine views, strip wood flooring. BEDROOM 3 fine views. BATHROOM with panel bath, wash hand basin and SEPRATE WC.

OUTSIDE
From the road there is parking for several vehicles, a stepping stone pathway then meanders towards the kitchen access. To the right of the property there is ample room for garaging or for further extensions subject to planning permission. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn, there are well established trees and shrubs, some attractive stone walls, immediately to the right of the house itself is a timber dog KENNEL. To the rear of the property there is further lawn a timber garden SHED.

SERVICES
Heating is by electric storage heaters or electric panel heaters, there is mains electricity and water. Drainage is private, shared with neighbours and located in the field behind the property.

THE LAND
This is a very attractive parcel of 2.44 of pasture with gated access from the road and a natural spring water supply flowing through it. The land is bounded by Devon bank and stone walls and there is a dilapidated field shelter which could easily be re-instated. The land and the house are on separate titles. The land falls outside of Exmoor National Park. The vendors intend to apply an 'overage' clause to the sale of the land.

DIRECTIONS
From Barnstaple proceed out on the A39 passing the North Devon District Hospital towards Lynton. Pass through Kentisbury Ford. About 500 yards prior to the Blackmoor gate junction the property will be found on the left hand side identified by our for sale board.
 

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