Monks Willow is situated in the heart of the popular village of Monkleigh, conveniently located between the market towns of Great Torrington and Bideford. The village itself has a range of local amenities including a church, garage, primary school and pub that serves food. The historic town of Torrington is approximately 3 miles away and offers an excellent range of amenities including two supermarkets, primary and secondary schooling. There is also an excellent range of leisure pursuits including countryside walks, nine hole golf course and a swimming pool.
Bideford around 4 miles away sits on the banks of the River Torridge, the town offers a wider range of amenities including banks, butchers, bakeries, cafes, various shopping facilities, pubs, restaurants, five supermarkets, places of worship and schooling for all ages. The safe sandy beach at Westward Ho! is located a further 3 miles away and just along is Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 13 miles away and offers all the area's main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 which connects the motorway network at Junction 27 of the M5.DESCRIPTION
We are delighted to offer for sale this semi-detached cottage located in an elevated position in the pretty village of Monkleigh enjoying far reaching countryside views over the surrounding farmland and distant countryside.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase this individual home complete with detached two storey double garage and large studio above. Believed to originally date back to the 1910's, this is the first time the property has been on the market in over 32 years.
The cottage's accommodation briefly comprises entrance porch and hallway to the front, cosy sitting room with fireplace and woodburning stove, under stairs storage cupboard, spacious kitchen/dining room with enough space for a large farmhouse table and chairs with rear porch. On the first floor, there are two bedrooms, airing cupboard and a modern family bathroom.WORKSHOP/GARAGING
The large detached, two storey, garage was constructed in 2009 and built to provide the current owner with a light and airy studio space and additional storage. With this in mind, the fantastic additional space/accommodation would be prefect for a home office, painters studio or consultation rooms.OUTSIDE
The property is complimented by having parking to the front and rear with a large private 88ft garden to the rear that is mainly laid to lawn, bordered by mature trees and backing onto open farmland.PLANNING PERMISSION
In October 2019, Torridge District Council (TDC) granted full planning approval for the conversion of the detached two storey garage and studio into a standalone two storey dwelling, ideal for a dependant relative, self-contained annexe or could be rented out as a holiday let or residential long term let, to offer a few suggestions. Copies of the paperwork relating to the permission, including approved plans, are available from the agents or downloadable from the Torridge District Council website using REF: 1/0695/2019/FULDIRECTIONS
From Bideford Quay, proceed through the villages of Saltrens and Landcross. Upon reaching Monkleigh village, bear right by the pub and the property can be found shortly on the right hand side.