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Lake Hill, Lake, Barnstaple
Guide price £895,000 | 5 bedrooms | 1.0 acres

Property features

• Main House; Hall, Cloak, Conservatory
• Sitting Room, Kitchen/Diner, Utility
• Study, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
• Double Garage with Potential
• Detached Lodge Cottage
• 2 Reception Rooms, 2 Bedrooms
• Kitchen, Utility, Cloakroom
• Private Walled Garden
• Ample Additional Parking
• 1 Acre Mature Garden

Set back from a quiet country lane on high ground enjoying fine pastoral views into the valley below, this is an unusual position as the surroundings are leafy and semi-rural yet Petroc Collage, Barnstaple railway station and the town centre are all within healthy walking distance. As the Regional Centre, Barnstaple offers the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues as well as North Devon District Hospital. At Barnstaple there is access to the North Devon Link Road, which runs through in a further 45 minutes or so, to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway and where Tiverton Parkway offers a fast service of Trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. Less than half an hour by car are the sought after sandy, surfing beaches at Croyde, Saunton (also with Championship golf course), Putsborough and Woolacombe. Exmoor National Park is a similar distance and more locally the Estuary Village of Instow is about 5 miles also offering beach, cricket club and yacht club. The Tarka Trail is also easily accessible.

This highly individual detached residence presents painted rendered elevations relieved in stone with double glazing beneath a tiled roof. We understand the property was built originally around 2004 replacing a previous dwelling on site. The accommodation, which is arranged over two storeys, is bright, spacious, versatile and most rooms are of irregular but interesting shape. The integral double garage has two windows in the rear elevation and is considered suitable for conversion to additional accommodation, if required subject to any necessary planning consent.

The single storey detached lodge presents painted rendered elevations with double glazing beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the original cottage was converted from a former outbuilding and that an extension was added around 2011. The planning records show that consent was achieved for 'use of outbuilding as one dwelling'. The lodge is considered ideal for relatives or potentially as offices, leisure, studio or as some form of business such as holiday let, Air B&B etc, subject to any necessary planning consent. The house and lodge have independent gardens the lodge having its own walled garden and there is approximately 1 acre overall.

Approximately half an acre either side of Carrick each have consent for development for 3 quality detached house (6 in total) these sites are being offered independently but are available in addition to Carrick if required. Further details, site plans etc are available from the agents.

ENTRANCE HALL. CLOAKROOM low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled walls. SITTING ROOM with sliding UPVC doors to terrace and garden, 'floating' electric fire, folding doors to DINING AREA separated by a peninsular breakfast bar from the KITCHEN ZONE the kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of modern units in a dark wood effect theme with cream worksurfaces, incorporating 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink, some of the units also have stainless steel fronts, fitted appliances include, Neff ceramic hob with extractor hood, integrated Neff dishwasher, Samsung electric oven, Russell Hobbs microwave, there is wood effect flooring, central island with circular stainless steel sink, access to double glazed CONSERVATORY two pairs of French doors to garden. UTILITY ROOM single drainer stainless steel sink unit, adjoining worksurfaces, drawers cupboards and appliance space under, matching wall mounted cupboard, half glazed door to garden. STUDY with feature porthole window.

GALLERIED LANDING airing cupboard, double linen cupboard, access to insulated loft. BEDROOM 1 sliding double glazed doors to GALLERIED BALCONY with fine views. EN-SUITE BATHROOM (former walk in wardrobe). EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with cubicle, hand held and over head showers, massage shower unit, low level WC, bidet, his and her basins, his and her illuminated mirrors above, tiled walls, shaver point. BEDROOM 2 also with small TRIANGULAR BALCONY again with fine views. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with cubicle, wash hand basin, illuminated wall mirror, vanity cupboard, low level WC. BEDROOM 3 currently utilised as study. BEDROOM 4 double built in wardrobe, BEDROOM 5 double built in wardrobe. FAMILY BATHROOM with spa bath, shower attachment, wash hand basin, vanity surround, wall mirror, low level WC, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail/radiator.

From the lane the property is approached through a pair of wrought iron gates on stone pillars, flanked by castellated stone wall, there is a paved drive in approach which provides ample parking and turning space and leads to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE which has a pair of up and over doors one of which is electrically operated there is also power and light, a fitted work bench. To the left of the drive and approached through a pedestrian door via its own walled courtyard is the

Front door to ENTRANCE HALL. SITTING/DINING ROOM a double aspect room, wood effect flooring, electric 'floating' pebble effect fire. GALLEY STYLE KITCHEN with wood effect units and slate effect worksurfaces, moulded sink, drawers, cupboards and matching wall mounted cupboard, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, Samsung electric oven and ceramic hob, stainless steel extractor hood, space for upright fridge/freezer. UTILTY LOBBY space for tumble dryer, single drainer stainless steel sink, half glazed door to garden. CLOAKROOM. BEDROOM 1. SHOWER ROOM with Triton shower unit within cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls. SECOND RECEPTION ROOM with French doors to garden and built in storage cupboard. BEDROOM 2 built in storage cupboard.

Within the private walled garden is a TIMBER SHED. The house gardens are mainly laid to sweeping lawn interspersed with mature plants, shrubs and trees, there is a gravelled terrace, raised flower bed, ornamental pond, an area of gently sloping paddock which runs down to a stock proof fence and a row of light woodland/hedgerow otherwise there will be two new boundary fences in situ when the development sites are sold off.

Both properties have independent oil fired central heating systems, there is shared private drainage, mains electricity and water.

Leaving Barnstaple up Sticklepath Hill proceed over the stones roundabout in the direction of Bideford, after the next set of traffic lights bear left signed Lake and Tawstock. Continue to the mini roundabout, keep to the right. Continue for about ¼ mile and the property is on the left hand side.

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